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More than 100,000 over-90's still hold driving licences

More than 100,000 people aged 90 or over still hold driving licences, figures from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) show.
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A 255 million fund is expected to be unveiled to help councils speed up local measures to deal with pollution

New petrol and diesel vehicles to be banned from 2040

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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County Councillor, Andrew Snowden, lead member for highways and transport.

Bus services: Councillors debating where £1m injection most needed

Lancashire County Council will this week take a major step towards improving the county's bus network, with councillors due to meet to discuss where investment is most needed.

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The surge in ticketing comes after clamping on private land was banned in 2012

Code of conduct urged as number of parking tickets from private companies rises

The number of parking tickets handed out by private companies has soared, leading to support for proposed new laws to end the industry's self-regulation.

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The road remains closed but recovery now on scene

Road closed after 'serious' accident in Gisburn

A road has been closed in both directions following a "serious injury" road traffic accident in the Ribble Valley, say police.
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Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Train users hoping to travel to and from London over the August bank holiday weekend are being warned to plan their journeys now as a major London station is set to close for engineering works.

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SELRAP are appealing to reopen what they see as a crucial train line between Skipton and Colne.

Pendle Lib Dem peer appeals for "oomph" behind SELRAP campaign

The Pendle-based Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Tony Greaves, has called on the Government to put “some oomph” behind the proposal to reopen the railway line between Colne and Skipton.

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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

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A car is believed to have overturned during the incident but nobody is thought to have been trapped.

UPDATE: Man airlifted to hospital with 'major trauma' after M65 crash

A man was airlifted to hospital with a "major trauma" following a serious accident on the M65 this morning, say ambulance services.
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West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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The roundabout junction with Royle Road and Brown Street.

Major roadworks to begin in Burnley

Major work to improve traffic congestion in Burnley town centre is set to begin.
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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
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There are long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.

Long tail-backs after two-car smash on M65

There were long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.
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The man is believed to be in his 50s.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after a motorcycle crash earlier this afternoon.
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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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The incident occurredat around 9:30pm on Saturday, April 1st

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.
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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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