New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Police are dealing with an incident

Bridge incident on M65

An ongoing incident on a bridge is currently causing long delays on the M65 motorway.

The motorway is closed in both directions.

M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.
Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.


Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.
The busy junction.

Roundabout work at accident black spot will start soon

Work to build a long-awaited roundabout at Clitheroe’s Pendle Road junction with the A59 should be starting at the end of this month.


Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

The storm of criticism has been joined by the leader of Lancashire County Council Geoff Driver today.

County council leader backs call for Northern Rail to provide a service "fit for purpose"

The leader of Lancashire County Council has backed calls for Northern Rail to provide a service that is "fit for purpose."

Comedian Mark Grimshaw

You have to laugh: Rail problems gives Blackpool comedian a train of thought

As rail misery continues for Lancashire commuters a video clip of Blackpool comedian Mark Grimshaw having a go at rail operator Northern is going viral on social media.
Northern's timetabling issues have continued into a second week.

Shambles on the rails: Burnley Council leader demands answers from Northern

With Northern's nightmare timetabling catastrophe extending into its second week, the Leader of Burnley Borough Council has written to the company's Managing Director to express his dissatisfaction and demand answers.

The campaign continues for a pedestrian crossing in Gisburn

No money to improve safety at ‘danger’ junction

A parish councillor has slammed Lancashire County Council over its refusal to provide a pedestrian crossing in a busy Valley village

The road is now clear following this accident..

Ice cream van recovered from road after crash in Read

Police appealed to drivers to take care when passing the scene of a crash in Read this afternoon.
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Police appeal after man seriously injured in motorway crash

Police are appealing for information after a serious accident on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.

The junction where the main traffic lights have stopped working.

Work due to start next week to fix Whalley traffic lights

Work is due to take place next week to repair a fault to a set of traffic signals on Accrington Road near Whalley.

Fire crews raced to the scene of an accident where a driver had crashed into a tree

Driver has lucky escape after crashing into tree on major road

A driver had a lucky escape when a car crashed into a tree last night.

Nigel Evans MP.

"£400m the sector doesn't have": Nigel Evans MP criticises community transport plans

Nigel Evans MP has called on the government to drop plans forcing community transport drivers to obtain commercial licenses to the cost of £400m, saying that it would isolate elderly populations.


More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Rail users are experiencing a second day of delays and cancellations following a timetabling change which was introduced on Monday.

Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Users of Northern trains have been warned to expect delays and cancellations this morning following a major timetabling change affecting several services across the country.
The busy junction where the traffic lights have stopped working.

Delays warning after Ribble Valley traffic lights stop working

Temporary traffic lights have been erected at a busy Ribble Valley junction while county council engineers work to fix the main traffic signals.

Ribble Valley Borough Councils regeneration policy officer, Craig Matthews, Rupert Swarbrick, chairman of the councils economic development committee, council leader Ken Hind and Ribble Valley Rail chairman Marjorie Birch.

Better rail deal bid goes up a gear

A council bid for better rail services in Ribble Valley has gone up a gear.

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