Motorway closed in both directions due to "police incident"

A full motorway closure has been in place while emergency services dealt with a "distressed" woman on a bridge.
A photo of the scene posted by Assistant Chief Constable Terry Woods.

M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

The M6 was closed this afternoon following a two-vehicle collision.
The accident happened during Friday's rush hour

Delays after accident on M6

Delays have been reported on the southbound M6 this morning following an accident.
Greyhound Bridge under construction. Photo taken in April 2018 by Chris Coleman/AE Yates Ltd

Good progress being made on Lancaster bridge repairs

Work on Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster is on schedule, according to engineers.

UPDATE: Children involved in collision outside Westgate Primary School

UPDATE: Children involved in collision outside Westgate Primary School

Eight people were involved in a collision outside a Morecambe Primary School this morning.

Emergency services are dealing with a crash outside a Morecambe Primary School.

Collision outside Westgate Primary School

Emergency services are currently dealing with a five car collision outside a Morecambe Primary School.

A report to the council's cabinet recommends prioritising repairs to problems such as potholes, broken drain grates, loose paving, and damaged bollards on the busiest roads and pavements.

New proposals to fix busiest roads first

Lancashire County Council is proposing to change the way it responds to highway maintenance issues, to ensure that the most serious problems are fixed the quickest.

An artist impression of the new Porsche centre in Carnforth.

Thumbs up for Porsche car centre in Carnforth

A world-famous car manufacturer will soon build a base in Carnforth after plans were approved.

County Councillor Andrew Snowden, lead member for highways and transport, with Nigel Baines from Nuphalt Contracting, with the new spray injection machines.

New machines can fix 60 potholes a day

A new method to speed up repairs to potholes has been launched by Lancashire County Council.

The RNLI have issued an Easter warning

RNLI issue Easter sea warning

The RNLI is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still cold.

Police say they received reports of the vehicle travelling northbound on the southbound carriageway

Police search for driver travelling 'in wrong direction' on M6

A car was reported as travelling in the wrong direction on the M6 near Forton Services, says Highways England.


Two lanes reopen on M6 but delays expected to remain throughout the day

Two lanes have now reopened on the northbound M6 following an accident, although delays are expected to remain throughout the day, motorway police have warned.

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Pippy, a Patterdale Lakeland Terrier, was killed in a hit and run in Heysham.

Petition calls for traffic review after Heysham family’s pet dog killed in hit and run

A petition has been set up to review road speeds in Heysham after a family’s beloved pet dog was killed in a hit and run.

A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.

Roadworks are due to take place in Settle next week.

Road closures in Settle

The B6480 Settle Bridge in Settle will be closed next week (Monday March 19) for resurfacing and kerb repairs.


MINI BEAST FROM THE EAST: Yellow weather warnings issued for Lancashire this weekend

Weather forecasters are predicting snow in parts of Lancashire this weekend, and have issued a yellow warning for residents to 'be aware' of the potential disruption.
The list of withheld registrations includes combinations which should never be seen on the roads

These are some of the number plates the DVLA has banned in 2018

Hundreds of number plate combinations that are potentially offensive or in poor taste are banned from being used each year, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has said.

Fire crews attended the lorry fire on the M6

Lanes on M6 to be closed overnight after lorry fire

Lanes on the M6 were closed for over eight hours after a lorry burst into flames, say Highways England.

Fireman John Fletcher, left, and driver Clifford Nelson relaxing on the rails outside Morecambe during a delay in services

Riding on Lancashire's last steam trains

John Fletcher was one of the last railwaymen of the steam era in Lancashire. His new autobiography charts what life was like on the footplate, riding the rails of the Red Rose county

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