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.
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.
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.
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