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Bikers will be on the right track this Easter

A new motorcycle safety initiative ‘Are you on the right track?’ is being launched this Easter to encourage bikers to ride safely on Lancashire’s roads.

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The scene of the accident on Friday in which a woman died. Picture: Max Silk.

OAP dies in city accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a woman following a collision in Lancaster city centre.

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Police were called to Kingsway on Saturday after a man drove into a shop window.

OAP reverses into cars and a window during Lancaster incident

An elderly driver reversed into cars in a car wash and drove into a shop window.

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Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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Police and ambulance services were called to the scene this morning after a taxi and a lorry collided.

Early morning crash causes delays in Lancaster

Drivers in Lancaster are reporting delays after a two-vehicle smash on Greyhound Bridge Road.

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Northern Rail services will be affected by a union strike on Monday.

Rail strikes cause commuter chaos

Rail strikes have caused disruption for commuters across the district this morning.

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Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.
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M6 closed following crash

M6 closed following crash

Both carriageways of the M6 have been closed following an accident involving two lorries.

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Thetrain operator expects to run around980 services across their entire network - around 40% of their usual service.

Less than half of Northern trains to run on strike day

Train services across the north west are likely to be severely disrupted as members of the RMT strike over the introduction of driver only operation.
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Recovery are currently at the scene and police hope that the road will be open by 7am if not before.

Two taken to hospital after car skids into a wall in Morecambe

Two people were taken to hospital and a major road in Morecambe has been closed after a car skidded into a wall.
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A section of trackside wall collapsed sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines

Liverpool Lime Street station to reopen tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow – 24 hours ahead of schedule, say Network Rail.
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A gritting lorry

Gritters out after weather warning

Gritters will be out tonight after temperatures were predicted to drop below freezing.

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Man taken to hospital after collision on Queen Street in Morecambe

Emergency vehicles are currently at the scene of a collision on Queen Street in Morecambe.

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Damage to the Bay Gateway.

Bay Gateway is “caving in already” says driver

A lorry driver is calling for more action to fix the “unbelievable” damage on the Bay Gateway.

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Phone fines 'fail to deter drivers'

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones come into force

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones at the wheel come into force today.

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There are currently no trains running in or out of Liverpool Lime Street after a wall collapsed onto tracks.

No trains to and from Liverpool Lime Street after wall collapse

There are currently no trains running in or out of Liverpool Lime Street after a wall collapsed onto tracks.

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North West Motorway Police have issued the plea after they were called to 47 accidents across the northwest before 10am on 28 February.

Police warning after 47 road accidents across network

Lancashire's motorists have been urged to slow down after bad weather caused a spate of accidents across the network.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after five people were injured in a crash on the M6.

Five injured in accident on M6 motorway

Five people were injured in a two car smash on the M6 northbound near Burton services.

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The Flying Scotsman at platform one at Carnforth Station, May 1987. Picture by Robert Swain.

Nostalgia: a look back at Carnforth Station

We take a look at Carnforth Station and its famous clock which featured in the film Brief Encounter.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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