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Classic car show rolling into Burnley

Sunday marks the annual Classic Car Show at Burnley's Towneley Park.

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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.

Transport
Police are dealing with an incident

Bridge incident on M65

An ongoing incident on a bridge is currently causing long delays on the M65 motorway.

Transport

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.
News

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.

Transport
Woodend Road, Reedley

Van crashes into river following police pursuit in Burnley and Pendle

A police pursuit ended in dramatic fashion when a stolen van careered into a river on the border between Burnley and Pendle.
Crime
Burnley Manchester Road station

Burnley MP demands answers from Northern Rail boss

Burnley MP Julie Cooper has met with under-fire Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and chief executive of Northern Rail David Brown to demand action over the ongoing rail chaos.

Transport
The storm of criticism has been joined by the leader of Lancashire County Council Geoff Driver today.

County council leader backs call for Northern Rail to provide a service "fit for purpose"

The leader of Lancashire County Council has backed calls for Northern Rail to provide a service that is "fit for purpose."

News
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.
Offbeat
Northern's timetabling issues have continued into a second week.

Shambles on the rails: Burnley Council leader demands answers from Northern

With Northern's nightmare timetabling catastrophe extending into its second week, the Leader of Burnley Borough Council has written to the company's Managing Director to express his dissatisfaction and demand answers.

News
The road is now clear following this accident..

Ice cream van recovered from road after crash in Read

Police appealed to drivers to take care when passing the scene of a crash in Read this afternoon.
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Police appeal after man seriously injured in motorway crash

Police are appealing for information after a serious accident on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.

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The junction where the main traffic lights have stopped working.

Work due to start next week to fix Whalley traffic lights

Work is due to take place next week to repair a fault to a set of traffic signals on Accrington Road near Whalley.

News
There were five casualties involved in a road accident in Burnley last night.

Five casualties after two car collision on busy Burnley road

Five people were injured after a road accident in Colne Road, Burnley last night.

News

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.
Transport

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 busy junction where the traffic lights have stopped working.

Delays warning after Ribble Valley traffic lights stop working

Temporary traffic lights have been erected at a busy Ribble Valley junction while county council engineers work to fix the main traffic signals.

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Ribble Valley Borough Councils regeneration policy officer, Craig Matthews, Rupert Swarbrick, chairman of the councils economic development committee, council leader Ken Hind and Ribble Valley Rail chairman Marjorie Birch.

Better rail deal bid goes up a gear

A council bid for better rail services in Ribble Valley has gone up a gear.

News

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.
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.
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