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WATCH: 'Furry' car stopped overnight due to 'distracting disco lights'

A car was pulled by police overnight in Blackpool due to concerns with lights coming from the back of the vehicle.

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A photo of the crash, courtesy of Lancashire Road Police.

Motorcyclist airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital after horror crash

Emergency services attended the scene of a serious crash this afternoon which saw two casualties taken to hospital.
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Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on Ballam Road at the junction of Peel Road just after 9pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Man taken to hospital after two-vehicle smash in Lytham

A man was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Lytham, say Ambulance Services.

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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.
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Police say asilver Mercedes C class and the motorbike collided at the busy junction leaving the motorcyclist with leg injuries.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with car in Blackpool

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car in Blackpool, say police.

Transport

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Readers relive their memories of Riverdance

It has been 10 years since the Riverdance ferry washed up on the Fylde coast during a storm, leaving 23 people stranded on board.

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Sophie Gorner was 14 when she took this Riverdance photo

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Still concerns over how hauliers secure their cargo

Almost a decade after calling for changes in the way truckers ship their cargo, it remains a ‘concern’, the boss of Riverdance’s owner said.

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Salvage crews working on the Riverdance

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Dismantlers, gawkers and plunderers are next to come

After the whir of the three Sea King helicopters faded and as the stricken Riverdance settled in the sand at Cleveleys, the plunderers, gawkers, tourists, and excitable locals  arrived.

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The A585 near Windy Harbour.

Work set for A585 - but only at night

A new programme of works is set to begin on one of the Fylde coast’s busiest roads, which is already plagued by chronic congestion.

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The crowds arrive to see the stricken Riverdance

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Crowds arrive to see beached behemoth

The low winter sun bounces off the photo frames as Martin Hunns remembers the tourist boom of a decade ago.

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Then Mayor of Fylde Coun John Prestwich handed over a letter of commendation from the Chief Executive of the RNLI to members of the St Annes Lifeboat, who were called out when the ferry Riverdance ran aground in January.  Crewmembers L-R: Matt Atkinson, Al Sleet, Gary Bird, John Atkinson and Tim Edwards with Coxswain Martin Jaggs holding the letter.

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Heroes of dramatic Riverdance rescue honoured

RAF winchman paramedic Rich Taylor, and Royal Navy winchman Kevin Regan were both awarded Queen’s Gallantry Medals at Buckingham Palace for their role in the dramatic rescue.
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Andy Mitchell in the Radio Wave studio

RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Mob of journalists from across the country descend on Fylde to cover story

The Riverdance brought a cargo of biscuits, timber, and plastic glasses; a huge crowd of onlookers; and a mob of journalists sent from across the country to cover its stranding.
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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.
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Photo of the incident courtesy of passerby Luke Daniels.

Road closure due to overturned lorry

A Wyre road has been closed by police following an incident which saw a HGV overturn.
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Police carried out a drink and drug driving campaign in December

Half of drug drive tests in Lancashire were failed

Drink and drug drivers continue to ‘put lives in serious danger’, police have warned as it emerged more than 150 motorists failed or refused to take roadside tests last month.

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The roads could see their speed limits cut to 20mph

Lancashire’s 20mph zones going under the radar

Lancashire’s 20mph zones are still going under the police radar almost seven years after they were brought in.
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Wyre proposes new DBS checks on taxi drivers

Wyre proposes new DBS checks on taxi drivers

Taxi drivers in Wyre could be required to register with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)’s update service, documents have revealed.

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Lee Gallagher (top left) has been jailed for killing Michael Meekins as he walked near his Fleetwood home with wife Paula

Jail for hit-and-run drink driver who killed Fleetwood dad Michael Meekins

A Fleetwood man has been jailed for three and a half years for killing a man who was out celebrating his wife's birthday.

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Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
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A police officer was taken to hospital following a collision with another police car

Police officer taken to hospital after crash

A police officer was taken to hospital following a collision with another police vehicle in Cleveleys, say police.
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