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Police witness appeal after 80-year-old dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in a collision in Burnley.
Crime
Junction 13 will be closed for resurfacing work. Photo: Google

Junction 13 of M65 set for overnight closures

Junction 13 of the M65 at Nelson is due to be closed overnight for resurfacing, as part of a major project to boost economic development nears completion.
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Potmarked: The frequent passage of heavy goods vehicles in the residential area has wreaked havoc with the local roads.

Residents: "Please stop horror lorries"

A group of wrattled Nelson residents have appealed to the local council to prevent “hazardous” 3.5-ton lorries careening past their homes.
News
"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

An independent report into the benefits of improving trans-Pennine transport links by installing a rail line between Colne and Skipton has been warmly welcomed by SELRAP (Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership).
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Is this your van? Police are keen to get in touch about a car accident they believe you may have witnessed.

Police appeal for white van driver who witnessed road accident

Police have launched an appeal for the driver of a white van to come forward as they believe he may have witnessed a road accident in Padham..
News
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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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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Firefighters have freed a man from the wreckage of his lorry after he crashed through a dry stone wall

Lorry driver airlifted to hospital after crashing into wall

A lorry driver was airlifted to hospital with serious facial injuries after he crashed into a dry stone wall this morning.

News
One lane has closed on the M65 Eastbound after a car and a lorry collided.

All lanes re-opened after earlier closure on Eastbound M65

All lanes have now re-opened following the earlier closure on the M65 Eastbound after a car and a lorry collided.
Transport
The meeting will now take place on Monday, March 20th.

SELRAP meeting date changed

The date of the SELRAP (Skipton to East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership) Annual General Meeting has changed to Monday, March 20th.

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The road was closed for around an hour while officers dealt with the incident.

M65 closed after concerns for two women on a bridge

Traffic on the westbound carriageway of the M65 was stopped by police after two women were spotted on a bridge, say police.
Transport
The illegal driver was travelling at speeds of almost double the speed limit.

Nelson car chase stopped by stinger

A car chase involving an Audi travelling at over twice the legal speed limit through Nelson and Burnley was finally brought to an end by a 'stinger' near Preston, after which the erratic driver was arrested.
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All lanes have now re-opened but traffic is still described as 'heavy'.

Accident on M65 westbound leads to lane closure

One lane was closed on the westbound M65 following an accident.

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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 at the scene on Colne Road. Photo: Lancashire Police

Crash update: Serious accident closes Colne Road in Burnley

Motorists in Burnley are being advised to avoid the Colne Road area after a serious accident involving three cars.
Transport
Police and fire services attended the scene

Traffic diverted following Burnley accident

A traffic diversion is in place following an accident in Burnley this evening.
Transport
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