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More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Rail users are experiencing a second day of delays and cancellations following a timetabling change which was introduced on Monday.
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Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Users of Northern trains have been warned to expect delays and cancellations this morning following a major timetabling change affecting several services across the country.
Transport
The M65 has fully re-opened following emergency overnight bridge repairs

M65 reopens after emergency bridge repairs

The M65 has fully re-opened following emergency overnight bridge repairs, says Highways England.
Transport
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that the man died at the scene and two others were taken to hospital between junctions 18and 19.

Man dies in M60 crash

A man has died in a three-car crash on the M60, say police.
Transport
One of dogs found wearing baby jumper that had stuck to her weeping skin

Magistrate and her daughter convicted after allowing ‘Westies’ to suffer

A magistrate and her daughter from Leigh have been convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to two West Highland white terriers.

Crime
A warm spell has been predicted to hit East Lancashire next week with temperatures climbing to the late teens. PIC: BBC

'Warm spell' predicted to hit East Lancs next week

A warm spell has been predicted to hit East Lancashire next week with temperatures climbing to the late teens.

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Volunteers in Whalley rally to stop floods

Local volunteers and the fire service worked for hours to prevent flood damage to properties in Whalley following a spell of heavy rain.
Environment
The accident happened on the westbound carriageway at junction 10 for Burnley during Tuesday morning's rush hour.

Lanes blocked on M65 after crash

Lane two is reported to be currently blocked on the M65 following a two-car crash.
Transport

Easter Bank Holiday 2018 weather - East Lancashire

Making plans for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend? Here's what the weather is expected to be like in East Lancashire.
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WANTED: Lancashire's most wanted

Police are appealing for information about the following men across Lancashire who they believe may be able to help them with their investigations.

Crime
Officers in Blackpool have issued a warning after they received reports of cold callers claiming to be from the HMRC contacting residents.

Scammers target elderly and vulnerable across Lancashire in HMRC scam

An elderly lady from the Fylde Coast lost over a thousand pounds to scammers claiming to be from HMRC, say police.
Crime
Bank holiday revellers are warned to have their big coats at the ready

WHITE EASTER: Will the 'Beast of Easter' hit Lancashire?

Temperatures have been rising following recent cold snaps but latest forecasts are warning northerners to brace themselves for yet more cold weather.
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Disneyland Paris has announced it is holding open auditions in the UK to recruit its new character, dancing and parade stars.

Calling all Elsa's and Spidermen: Audition dates announced for Disneyland Paris

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a Disney princess or a real life Marvel superhero? Here's your chance.
Offbeat

WATCH: Incredible snow footage captured by Ribble Valley hero

A public spirited man from Whalley has shared incredible footage taken during the snowy weather as he travelled rural routes around the Ribble Valley helping stranded drivers.
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Several roads in Lancashire blocked after high winds cause trees to fall

Several roads in Lancashire have been blocked after high winds caused trees to fall overnight.
Transport
According to the list, several schools in Burnley,Pendle,Accrington and the Ribble Valley are currently closed

SCHOOL CLOSURES: Latest list from Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council has issued an updated list (March 2) of school closures across the county.
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The road was closed on the westbound carriagewaybetween junctions 14 and 12 forBrierfieldfor several hours while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Man taken to hospital after fall from motorway bridge

A man has been taken to hospital after he fell from a motorway bridge in Lancashire.
Transport

LIVE BLOG: Snow hits Lancashire

Many of us woke up to a winter wonderland this morning with snow covering the county.

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Following enquiries, police would now like to speak to this man, pictured, in connection with the investigation.

CCTV appeal after wedding rings stolen from Longridge home

A CCTV appeal has been launched after a home in Longridge was raided, say police.

Crime

CLOSED: A a stroll around some of Burnley's former pubs and clubs

Burnley was known as one of the best towns for a great night out in East Lancashire.

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