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Coastal road blocked in Hest Bank

Barriers from the sea wall have blocked a major coastal road in Hest Bank.

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The tree is currently blocking the A683 Middleton Road at the roundabout by Trumacar School.

Road blocked by fallen tree in Heysham

A busy road in Heysham has been blocked by a fallen tree, say the AA.

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Travellers are currently experiencing delays of up to 60mins

Train users suffering severe delays from Preston

Train users travelling between Preston and Lancaster are currently experiencing severe delays after a failure in electricity supply, reports National Rail Enquiries.
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The M6 near Junction 33, Lancaster. Photo: Highways England

Driver caught doing 90mph in thick fog

A driver has been stopped by police after doing 90mph in thick fog on the motorway.

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Police urge drivers to take care when driving in icy conditions.

Police are urging drivers to take care in icy conditions

Lancashire police are warning drivers to take extra care when driving in icy conditions after a number of accidents were recorded on the roads across Lancashire yesterday (29 December).
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Travellers are being urged to check routes are clear before they set off.

Environment Agency urges travellers to check flood risk ahead of Christmas getaway

With wet and windy conditions expected from Friday and into the Christmas weekend, the Environment Agency is urging people to check their flood risk - especially if driving or staying in an unfamiliar location.

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The Ben-my-Chree

Gale warning for Heysham to Isle of Man boat crossings

With Storm Barbara set to move across the British Isles, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has advised that the latest forecasts indicate a high probability of gales and severe gales which have the potential to disrupt sailings on December 23 and 24.

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The scene in Kellet Road. Photo by Alex Hurst.

Lorry almost loses hay bale load over Carnforth motorway bridge

Police have been called to Kellet Road in Carnforth after a lorry carrying hay bales almost lost its load.

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Highways England will complete the roadworksby 6am on Friday 23 December

Roadworks to be completed ahead of Christmas rush

Seven North West traffic schemes will be completed in time for Christmas to help people travelling for the holiday season.

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The Morecambe Lifeboat.

RNLI crews remember crash victims

Lifeboat crews from Morecambe, Barrow-in-Furness, Lytham St Annes and Blackpool will join crews from Fleetwood in a short service to mark the 10th anniversary of the Morecambe Bay helicopter crash, in 2006, which claimed seven lives.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth.

Three injured in crash in Carnforth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth in which three people were injured.

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Appeal after pedestrian injured on zebra crossing in Morecambe

Appeal after pedestrian injured on zebra crossing in Morecambe

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian pushing a bike was injured in a crash.

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The scene of the collapsed subway this morning

Commuter chaos as station evacuated

Work has begun to clear up the area after the wall of a disused subway collapsed at Wigan North Western station.

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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

Traffic is no longer delayed on the Southbound M6 between junctions 21a to 22.
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Jack Goodison, 17, from Ashton-in-Makerfield, holds a photograph of his sister Rebecca

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Jack Goodison was just three when his beloved sister was hit by a speeding car killing her instantly

Our Drive For Justice campaign is calling for changes in the law to make sentencing fit the crime for those who kill or seriously injure people on our roads.

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Jade Pickering

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Mum of teen crash victim backs calls for tougher sentences

The mum of a teenage girl who died in a road crash is backing our Drive For Justice campaign to fight for tougher punishments for those who kill or seriously injure people on the roads.

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Lanes are blocked by a multi-vehicle accident

Emergency services called to accident on the M6 northbound carriageway

A multi-vehicle collision is blocking one lane of the carriage way at junction 18 for Holmes Chapel.
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BACKING CAMPAIGN: Catherine Smith

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: ‘I was given a life sentence by death crash drivers’

A woman whose husband and daughter were killed in separate road crashes says change is needed to deal with motorists who cause death and destruction ... read Catherine Smith’s heart-wrenching story as we launch our Drive For Justice campaign to call for changes in the law to make sentencing fit the crime for those who kill or seriously injure people on our roads

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