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Road closed after collision

A collision between two vehicles closed a road in Poulton this evening.

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Sgt Adam Dawson, PC Martin Saunders and Sgt Andy Hill from the Road Policing Unit as they launch their Drink/Drug Campaign

The shocking scale of drug driving revealed

Police say 70 per cent of drivers tested for drugs at the roadside are giving positive results.

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Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

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Bus services are being subsidised for another year

£2m set aside for bus routes

County Hall looks set to spend £2m to carry on providing subsidised bus services for another year.

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Chris Grayling

Road repair fund to fill thousands of potholes

Transport chiefs on the Fylde coast will get money to repair thousands of potholes over the next year.

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The A588 has a poor safety record

DANGER ROAD: A588 earmarked for Government cash to boost safety

A rural road which has claimed numerous lives has been earmarked for a share in a Government road safety pot.

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Crossing patrols at Stanah in Thornton

School crossing safety warning

A headteacher has warned drivers and children to take extra care around his school after a lollipop woman was knocked down.

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Lancashire County Council director of public health Dr Sakthi Karunanithi said child casualties on Lancashire roads are higher than other areas

Bid to improve Fylde coast road safety for children

Dozens of children have been killed or seriously injured on Fylde coast roads in the last five years, figures show.

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Catch22 has been told its operating license will be revoked in January

Bus firm fights licence axe bid

A Blackpool bus firm is pressing ahead with plans to expand services despite being told its operating licence will be revoked.

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There are severe delays affecting traffic this morning

Severe delays in Singleton after power cut causes traffic lights failure

There were severe delays affecting traffic at Singleton junction this morning after traffic lights failed due to a power cut at around 8.00am.
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The mercury was set to plunge last night

Gritters ready to roll as cold weather looms

Blackpool’s fleet of gritting machines are primed for action with November set to end with a freezing finale.

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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Lanes are closed on the M6 after a crash

LATEST: M6 reopens following multi-vehicle crash at Broughton

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash on the M6 at junction 32 (Broughton).
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The occupants of the boat were rescued yesterday evening

Lifeboats rescue two people after boat reported missing off Fleetwood coast

Two people have been found safe and well following an extensive search after their boat was reported as overdue off Fleetwood in Lancashire.
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All lanes are now clear

UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

Traffic is no longer delayed on the Southbound M6 between junctions 21a to 22.
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Lanes are blocked by a multi-vehicle accident

Emergency services called to accident on the M6 northbound carriageway

A multi-vehicle collision is blocking one lane of the carriage way at junction 18 for Holmes Chapel.
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�1 fare for travellers

Christmas shoppers’ £1 tram fare boost

Late-night shoppers in Blackpool will be able to take the tram for £1 over the Christmas period.

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County Coun Paul Hayhurst

Rural bus subsidies may yet be saved

Public transport campaigners and politicians were today waiting for further details over apparent plans to throw Lancashire’s subsidised bus services a 12- month lifeline.

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Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

Delays on M6 Northbound after vehicle breakdown

Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

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