Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Some early morning train services may be delayed after a tree fell onto overhead electric wires, warns National Rail Enquiries.

An earlier picture of ducks taken on the campus by Lancaster SU
PIC: Lancaster Uni SU

Traffic slow on major Lancaster road as ducks use zebra crossing

Drivers in Lancaster are being urged to drive with care after reports of ducklings on a major road leading into the city centre.

The scene at junction 28 after the crash

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after 10 vehicle smash

One man was taken to hospital with "serious" injuries following a 10 vehicle smash on the northbound M6.
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Firefighters were called to make the scene safe
Pic: Googlemaps

Firefighters called to two-car crash in central Lancaster

Firefighters were called to a collision in central Lancaster last night after a two car crash, say fire services.

Ian Entwistle's bike will be used to educate other bikers about riding safely.

Bikers will be on the right track this Easter

A new motorcycle safety initiative ‘Are you on the right track?’ is being launched this Easter to encourage bikers to ride safely on Lancashire’s roads.

The scene of the accident on Friday in which a woman died. Picture: Max Silk.

OAP dies in city accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a woman following a collision in Lancaster city centre.

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Police were called to Kingsway on Saturday after a man drove into a shop window.

OAP reverses into cars and a window during Lancaster incident

An elderly driver reversed into cars in a car wash and drove into a shop window.

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Woman hurt in five-vehicle smash

A woman was ferried to hospital by air ambulance after a five-vehicle pile-up on the A6 at Garstang.

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Fire crews rushed to the three-car crash on the M6.

Long delays around the north of Preston after three-car crash on M6

Heavy delays are still affecting the many areas of Preston after a crash between three cars on the M6 northbound.

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The accident was first reported at around 5.45am on 22 March.

Drivers suffer delays after crash at junction 38 of northbound M6

Drivers travelling on the northbound carriageway of the M6 are experiencing delays this morning following a collision involving a lorry say Highways England.
Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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Police and ambulance services were called to the scene this morning after a taxi and a lorry collided.

Early morning crash causes delays in Lancaster

Drivers in Lancaster are reporting delays after a two-vehicle smash on Greyhound Bridge Road.

An exit roundabout on the northbound M6 has been blocked after a lorry overturned last night.

Diversion on northbound exit of M6 after lorry overturns

An exit roundabout on the northbound M6 has been partially blocked after a lorry overturned last night.
Northern Rail services will be affected by a union strike on Monday.

Rail strikes cause commuter chaos

Rail strikes have caused disruption for commuters across the district this morning.

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.
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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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M6 closed following crash

M6 closed following crash

Both carriageways of the M6 have been closed following an accident involving two lorries.

Thetrain operator expects to run around980 services across their entire network - around 40% of their usual service.

Less than half of Northern trains to run on strike day

Train services across the north west are likely to be severely disrupted as members of the RMT strike over the introduction of driver only operation.
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Recovery are currently at the scene and police hope that the road will be open by 7am if not before.

Two taken to hospital after car skids into a wall in Morecambe

Two people were taken to hospital and a major road in Morecambe has been closed after a car skidded into a wall.
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A section of trackside wall collapsed sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines

Liverpool Lime Street station to reopen tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow – 24 hours ahead of schedule, say Network Rail.
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