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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.

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Fleet of 200 bikes to pay tribute to tragic blood biker at funeral

Friends and colleagues of a dedicated blood biker, who lost his life in a horror crash while serving his community, have paid touching tribute to their "angel on two wheels."

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Strong winds brought by storm Hector felled the trees completely blocking the lines on Thursday morning.

Virgin Trains suspended north of Preston

Virgin Train services heading north from Preston have been suspended after trees fell on the line.
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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.
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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.

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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.
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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.
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The fire started between junctions 36 forKirkby Lonsdale and 37 for Kendal in the early hours of Wednesday.

Two lanes closed on M6 between junctions 36 and 37

Two lanes have been closed on the northbound M6 after a lorry caught fire, say Highways England.

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Narrow escape for marshal in Tour De Yorkshire car crash

A pro-cycling team has apologised after a support car following the Tour de Yorkshire narrowly avoided a marshal as it crashed into street bollards.

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LANCASTER and MORECAMBE  31-10-16'General view of Bay Gateway sign.'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.

Teenager donates her organs to help others

A mother has spoken of her pride after her teenage daughter, who tragically died after a road accident, helped transform other people’s lives by becoming an organ donor.

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Police were called after a lamppost crash in Lancaster.

Traffic diversion after lamppost crash in Lancaster

Traffic is being diverted after a car collided with a lamppost in Lancaster.

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The accident happened during Friday's rush hour

Delays after accident on M6

Delays have been reported on the southbound M6 this morning following an accident.
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Greyhound Bridge under construction. Photo taken in April 2018 by Chris Coleman/AE Yates Ltd

Good progress being made on Lancaster bridge repairs

Work on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster is on schedule, according to engineers.

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UPDATE: Children involved in collision outside Westgate Primary School

UPDATE: Children involved in collision outside Westgate Primary School

Eight people were involved in a collision outside a Morecambe Primary School this morning.

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Emergency services are dealing with a crash outside a Morecambe Primary School.

Collision outside Westgate Primary School

Emergency services are currently dealing with a five car collision outside a Morecambe Primary School.

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Emergency services are attending a report of a one-vehicle crash on the southbound M6.

Lanes closed after crash on M6

Two lanes have reopened following a one-vehicle crash on the southbound M6.
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A report to the council's cabinet recommends prioritising repairs to problems such as potholes, broken drain grates, loose paving, and damaged bollards on the busiest roads and pavements.

New proposals to fix busiest roads first

Lancashire County Council is proposing to change the way it responds to highway maintenance issues, to ensure that the most serious problems are fixed the quickest.

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An artist impression of the new Porsche centre in Carnforth.

Thumbs up for Porsche car centre in Carnforth

A world-famous car manufacturer will soon build a base in Carnforth after plans were approved.

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County Councillor Andrew Snowden, lead member for highways and transport, with Nigel Baines from Nuphalt Contracting, with the new spray injection machines.

New machines can fix 60 potholes a day

A new method to speed up repairs to potholes has been launched by Lancashire County Council.

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The RNLI have issued an Easter warning

RNLI issue Easter sea warning

The RNLI is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still cold.

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