All lanes re-opened on M61 after lorry overturns

Drivers are facing delays after a lorry overturned on the M61 Southbound.
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Coastal Road blocked in Hest Bank

Coastal road blocked in Hest Bank

Barriers from the sea wall have blocked a major coastal road in Hest Bank.

The tree is currently blocking the A683 Middleton Road at the roundabout by Trumacar School.

Road blocked by fallen tree in Heysham

A busy road in Heysham has been blocked by a fallen tree, say the AA.

Travellers are currently experiencing delays of up to 60mins

Train users suffering severe delays from Preston

Train users travelling between Preston and Lancaster are currently experiencing severe delays after a failure in electricity supply, reports National Rail Enquiries.
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The accident is causing severe delays to drivers on this route.

UPDATE: Lanes reopened on M6 Northbound after vehicle overturns

A lane has now been reopened on the Northbound carriageway of the M6 between junctions 34 and 35 (Carnforth) after a vehicle overturned this morning (9 January).
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Several routes have been cancelled this morning.

Trains cancelled or delayed due to signalling problems

A signalling problem between Manchester Oxford Road and Salford Crescent has led to delays and cancellations on several rail routes throughout the North West this morning.
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The M6 near Junction 33, Lancaster. Photo: Highways England

Driver caught doing 90mph in thick fog

A driver has been stopped by police after doing 90mph in thick fog on the motorway.

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Police urge drivers to take care when driving in icy conditions.

Police are urging drivers to take care in icy conditions

Lancashire police are warning drivers to take extra care when driving in icy conditions after a number of accidents were recorded on the roads across Lancashire yesterday (29 December).
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Travellers are being urged to check routes are clear before they set off.

Environment Agency urges travellers to check flood risk ahead of Christmas getaway

With wet and windy conditions expected from Friday and into the Christmas weekend, the Environment Agency is urging people to check their flood risk - especially if driving or staying in an unfamiliar location.

Travellers have been warned of a possible disruption to services during Storm Barbara

Travellers planning to use Isle of Man Steam Packet warned of possible cancellations

Travellers planning to use the Isle of Man Steam Packet between Heysham and Douglas have been warned of possible cancellations and delays this morning (22 December).
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The Ben-my-Chree

Gale warning for Heysham to Isle of Man boat crossings

With Storm Barbara set to move across the British Isles, the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has advised that the latest forecasts indicate a high probability of gales and severe gales which have the potential to disrupt sailings on December 23 and 24.

The scene in Kellet Road. Photo by Alex Hurst.

Lorry almost loses hay bale load over Carnforth motorway bridge

Police have been called to Kellet Road in Carnforth after a lorry carrying hay bales almost lost its load.

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Highways England will complete the roadworksby 6am on Friday 23 December

Roadworks to be completed ahead of Christmas rush

Seven North West traffic schemes will be completed in time for Christmas to help people travelling for the holiday season.

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The Morecambe Lifeboat.

RNLI crews remember crash victims

Lifeboat crews from Morecambe, Barrow-in-Furness, Lytham St Annes and Blackpool will join crews from Fleetwood in a short service to mark the 10th anniversary of the Morecambe Bay helicopter crash, in 2006, which claimed seven lives.

The road remains closed following the accident

Road closed after HGV takes wrong turn and hits bridge

A road has been closed after a HGV took the wrong route from the motorway and damaged a bridge say police.
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M6 LATEST: Delays ease as motorway reopens following trailer fire

Commuters were experiencing long delays travelling Northbound on the M6 today after a trailer fire led to the closure of the motorway last night.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth.

Three injured in crash in Carnforth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth in which three people were injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Man in induced coma following Blackpool collision

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Blackpool in which a 24-year-old man has suffered serious head injuries.
Appeal after pedestrian injured on zebra crossing in Morecambe

Appeal after pedestrian injured on zebra crossing in Morecambe

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian pushing a bike was injured in a crash.

The first motorists drive on the newly opened Bay Gateway, the new M6 link road, Heysham, developed by Costain.

Section of M6 to stay closed for roadworks

A busy section of the M6 will have one lane and its hard shoulder closed for most of spring 2017.

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