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Great response to save the interchange petition

A petition to save Clitheroe Interchange from closure is gathering pace, with more than 650 local residents signing it already.
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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Witness appeal after car and tractor collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash in Wilpshire involving a car and a tractor.

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Police were called to the scene.

UPDATE: 20-year-old man was hit by train

The family of a man hit by a train this morning in Clitheroe have been informed of his death.
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Lancashire County Council want to spent almost half their total road maintenance budget on fixing potholes across the county.

Potholes: Lancs County Council plan to spend £10m over 12 months to improve roads

In a move to try and ensure that the most pressing issues on the county's roads are addressed more promptly, Lancashire County Council is changing they way it responds to highway maintenance issues.
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Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans.

MP welcomes extra funding for potholes

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has welcomed extra funding from central government to combat pothole damage caused by recent storm damage.

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County Coun. Andrew Snowden, lead member for highways and transport, with Nigel Baines from Nuphalt Contracting.

New machines can fix 60 potholes a day

An innovative method to speed up repairs to potholes is being employed by Lancashire County Council following the damage caused by a particularly cold and wet winter.

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The accident happened on the westbound carriageway at junction 10 for Burnley during Tuesday morning's rush hour.

Lanes blocked on M65 after crash

Lane two is reported to be currently blocked on the M65 following a two-car crash.
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Fire crews from Clitheroe and Padiham responded to a road accident in Chatburn this morning.

Firefighters on scene after two car accident

Two cars collided in Clitheroe Road, Chatburn, this morning.

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County Coun Keith Iddon  watches repairs in progress during a pothole repair on Moss Side Lane, Chipping

More extra cash for potholes repairs

Lancashire is to get an extra £2.4m of government cash to tackle its growing pothole epidemic.

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The damage to the bridge following this latest accident.

Road signs review following bridge crash

Highways chiefs are to carry out a review of road signage following a recent crash on a Ribble Valley bridge.

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Motorists advised of fallen tree

Clitheroe road blocked due to fallen tree

Motorists are being advised to drive with care after a fallen tree has blocked the A671 Pimlico Link Road.

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One of the potholes in Brunshaw Road, Burnley

Extra funding for pothole repairs

Lancashire is to get an extra £2.4m of government cash to tackle its growing pothole epidemic.
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Some of the incorrect details posted on the county council website.

A59 roundabout road closure information incorrect

A wrong start date for work to be carried out on the construction of a long-awaited roundabout at an accident black spot in Clitheroe has been posted on the county council's website.

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The damage to the bridge following this latest accident.

Larger road signs plea following Ribble Valley bridge smash

Calls for larger and more prominent road signs have been made following another crash on a Ribble Valley bridge that was closed recently for a few months after another accident badly damaged its structure.

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Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
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A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.

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The Witchway service had been disrupted

Latest on local bus services

We have an update on the situation regarding buses travelling into and out of Burnley in the current weather conditions.
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MINI BEAST FROM THE EAST: Yellow weather warnings issued for Lancashire this weekend

Weather forecasters are predicting snow in parts of Lancashire this weekend, and have issued a yellow warning for residents to 'be aware' of the potential disruption.
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Simon O'Rourke is angry that the toilets have been closed at Clitheroe Interchange.

Toilet closure is branded 'a disgrace'

A disabled people’s champion from Clitheroe says he is disgusted to discover that toilet facilities at the town’s interchange have been closed without any prior consultation with local residents.

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A photo of the crash scene taken by a passerby.

Police issue appeal after serious A682 crash

Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on the A682 near Gisburn on Sunday.

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