Delays on M66 after earlier collision

The southbound carriageway on the M66 has been partially closed following an earlier accident.
Two women had to be rescued from their cars after a road accident yesterday.

Firefighters free two women trapped in cars after road accident

Two women had to be freed from their cars after a road accident yesterday lunch-time.


Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

A Lancashire MP says the replacement of the dreaded Pacer trains on the North West rail network “cannot come fast enough.”

Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
The flooding on Reedyford Road in Nelson has caused Ali Ahmed serious problems.

'I'm thinking of packing it in': Nightmare roads costing Nelson cabbie thousands

The owner of a Nelson taxi firm has admitted he is considering cutting his losses and “packing it in” due to the poor state of the roads which have cost him thousands in repairs.

The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a road accident left three teenagers with serious injuries.

Police appeal after three teenagers seriously injured in road accident

Police are appealing for information following a collision in Burnley last night which left three teenagers seriously injured.

The accident, which involved a Fiat Punto, happened at around 10pm on Wednesday, February 7 on Crown Point Road.

Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash in Burnley

A woman has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after her car crashed into a wall in Burnley, say police.
It was a slow crawl through Read this morning.

Road works chaos should be short lived says council spokesman

Road works in Read which caused severe tailbacks this morning should be finished by the end of tomorrow.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP meets Andrew Stephenson MP and local campaigners at Colne Station on Saturday

Colne to Skipton rail link back on track

Years of campaigning to reopen a vital transport link took a giant step towards becoming reality on Saturday.
All vehicles have been recovered, however the lanes remain closed due to a spillage and debris across the carriageway caused by the accident.

Delays after crash on M65

Two lanes have been closed on the M65 after a car and a lorry crashed on the eastbound carriageway.
North Valley Road is a source of frustration for many drivers

Colne is the congestion capital of the county

Serious traffic problems in Pendle have again came under the spotlight at county hall in Preston.

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson with Alex Hornby from Transdev

MP keeps up fight for Earby bus service

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has renewed efforts to ensure a direct bus service from Earby to Skipton is reintroduced.

Adnan Nazir was killed in an accident this weekend

Mourners gather to remember Adnan

Mourners gathered for prayers and a funeral service for  a 21-year-old man tragically killed in a car accident over the weekend.

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.
There are chaotic scenes on the M65 again this lunchtime after a car crashed into the central reservation.

Tailbacks on M65 after car crashes into central reservation

Police are warning drivers to take care and slow down after an accident on the M65 this lunchtime.

Lord Tony Greaves.

Lord Tony Greaves hits out at Lancs transport plan for focusing too much on cities

Lancashire Liberal Democrat peer Lord Tony Greaves has lambasted the new Strategic Transport Plan for the North of England for being too city-centric and for ignoring the county's smaller settlements.

The injured person was transported to the Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance.

Person rushed to hospital after being hit by train at crossing

Services are getting back to normal after a train travelling from Colne to Preston struck a pedestrian earlier this morning.

Rail electrification and upgrades will form part of Transport for the North's strategic plan

Transport group launches blueprint to drive region's economy

A grand plan to transform the fortunes of the region through its road and rail network has been launched.

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