Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Council apologises for roundabout mayhem

With disgruntled commuters growing increasingly incensed at the temporary traffic lights off the roundabout at junction 13 of the M65, Lancashire County Council has apologised, admitting that the refurbishment scheme will still take another month to complete.
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Average speed cameras are to be installed

New speed cameras will help tackle crash deaths

One of the most dangerous roads in the country is to be made safer by the introduction of new speeding measures.

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John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, has said the county's gritters are set to be very busy.

Lancs gritters prepped ahead of snow warnings

Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days with snow warnings issues for later this week.

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Fire crews attended a crash in Kelbrook on New Year's Day.

Fire crews called to New Year's Day road accident

Firefighters were called to a road traffic accident in Kelbrook on New Year's Day.

Firefighters had to cut four people from two vehicles after an accident on the M65.

Four cut free from vehicles after motorway accident

Four people had to be cut free from their vehicles after a collision on the M65 in Burnley on Bank Holiday Monday.
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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An article in Rail Magazine has underlined the many benefits of reopening the route.

Skipton-Colne rail line campaign garners support

After a successful 2016, the Skipton-East Lancs Rail Action Partnership is planning more public meetings to boost their campaign to reopen the Skipton-Colne rail line.

A woman was injured after her car collided with a wall in Higham

Woman injured after car collides with wall

A car collided with a garden wall at a house in Higham.

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.

Santa will be swapping his sleigh for a bus on Boxing Day

More Boxing Day buses to take shoppers to the heart of Burnley, Colne and Manchester

When the sprouts have run out, and you can’t face yet another turkey butty, there’ll be more buses than ever before to take the easy way out on Boxing Day!

Highways England will complete the roadworksby 6am on Friday 23 December

Roadworks to be completed ahead of Christmas rush

Seven North West traffic schemes will be completed in time for Christmas to help people travelling for the holiday season.

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M6 LATEST: Delays ease as motorway reopens following trailer fire

Commuters were experiencing long delays travelling Northbound on the M6 today after a trailer fire led to the closure of the motorway last night.
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Traffic started to back up through Read and into Padiham

Road closed at rush hour to recover stranded lorry

Rush hour traffic was brought to a standstill this morning when a main road was closed off after  a lorry got stuck on a grass verge.
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UK Cars has had its licence revoked

Taxi company's operator's licence revoked

Pendle Council has revoked UK Cars’ operator’s licence after its taxis failed further checks.

One lane is closed on the M61

One lane closed on Southbound M61 due to accident

A lane closure is in place on the Southbound M61 between junctions 8 (Chorley) and 6 (Horwich) this morning (8 December).
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LATEST: Over 100 firefighters called from across Lancashire to battle blaze in Altham

Over 100 firefighters have been called to battle a blaze at a salvage yard in Accrington.
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Debris in Kelbrook Road

Delays expected in West Craven after lorry spills load

Delays are expected in West Craven this afternoon after a lorry shed part of its load in Barnoldswick.
Road accident victim Qaser  Abbas

Dad of four dies in horror crash

Tributes have been paid to a 37-year-old father-of-four who who died in a major car crash in Padiham yesterday.
Police have named Qaisar Abbas.

LATEST: Man who died following collision close to the M65 is named

Police have confirmed that the father of four killed in yesterday's crash near the M65 was Qaisar Abbas of Halifax Road, Brierfield.
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