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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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Sandra Davies, who lives in Lancaster, was one of the four injured in a bus accident on Owen Road.

Lancaster bus accident victim speaks of traumatic experience

“My heart is going to stop, I am a goner, I am going to die.”

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Officers were called to the crash

Emergency services called to car smash on Northbound M6

Emergency services are attending an accident on the Northbound carriageway of the M6.
One lane has been closed on the M6 Northbound after a vehicle breakdown.

Lane re-opens after earlier closure on M6 Northbound at junction 34

One lane has re-opened after and earlier closure on the M6 Northbound following a vehicle breakdown.
One person was trapped in their car after a crash on the M6 northbound near Charnock Richard.
Photo: Lancashire Fire and Rescue

Ice warning after serious crashes on Lancashire’s motorways

Police have issued a warning about icy conditions after several crashes on the county’s motorway network.

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Cycling at Brockholes as part of Helping Nature and Health campaign from the Wildlife Trust

County gets £9m to spend on cycle schemes

​Lancashire folk are being encouraged to cycle and walk to work thanks to cash awards to local authorities in the county.

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Leader of Lancashire County Council Jennifer Mein on the new link road.
Celebrations at the opening of the Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain. Local delegates were invited onto the road before it opened to traffic.

Council leader hits back after MP’s accusations on funding

A Lancashire council leader has hit back after the area’s MP accused them of not doing enough to boost the local economy.

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The bus had to brake suddenly on Owen Road.

Five injured on Lancaster bus

Five people have been injured on a Lancaster bus travelling through Skerton.

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The driver of the car had a lucky escape

Lucky escape for driver of two-crash car

A driver had a lucky escape yesterday after the car he was driving was involved in two crashes on the M6, say fire services.
Next week's roadworks

NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017.
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Coastal Road blocked in Hest Bank

Coastal road blocked in Hest Bank

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

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.

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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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.

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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