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Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Picture: Highways England

Tailbacks on the M6 after crash involving multiple vehicles

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

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Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
A yellow warning for Preston has been issued by the Met Office.

SNOW WARNING: Blackpool's hour-by-hour snow forecast for Sunday

News

REGIONAL NEWS: Woman who has faced 'unimaginable trauma' to have daughter taken from her care

Crime
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Crime
Crews were called out to reports of a car fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.

Investigation launched into suspicious car fire in Blackpool

Crime
Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime

‘Whole towns and cities are in grip of social crisis’

News
Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education
Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education
Sacred Heart

Nursery's anger as thieving treasurer ordered to pay back just £1

Education
Staff at Anchorsholme Academy are helping to get the school back up and running following the flash floods.  Pictured is headteacher Graeme Dow

Headteacher so proud of ‘monumental effort’ by school’s community after flooding misery

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Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

News
The drop came as Lottery sales fell by 9%

Rise of the scratchcard helps reduce Lottery's charitable returns

Business
Royal Mail recommends that people post early

Royal Mail workers flat-out before posting deadlines

Business

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

News
County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

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Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

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Fleetwood Town Councillor Norah Stuchfield

Fleetwood care home plan is deferred

News

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

News
Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment
The Preesall site planned for Halites gas storage

‘Sea life threatened by brine discharge’ in the sea off Fleetwood

News

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

News
Be prepared for those questions

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

News
Men are also more susceptible to complications

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health