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‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

Noisy works taking place overnight on the railway between Preston and Blackpool will continue for several months, it has been confirmed.

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Average speed cameras are being installed at eight sites in Lancashire

Average speed camera scheme shortened

Average speed cameras will not be installed on a stretch of Fylde coast road.

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Christopher was well known in the Kirkham community where he worked at the Morrisons supermarket was also involved in charity work.

Tributes paid to 'loving son and brother' who was tragically killed in Preston crash

The family of a 32-year-old man from Warton, who died in a road traffic collision, have paid tribute to their 'loving son and brother'.
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The scene near where a man sadly died following a crash on Riversway. PIC: Benny Mc'Nally

Man, 32, from Warton dies after Preston collision

A 32-year-old man from Warton has died following a crash in Preston, say Police.
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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Bus services were temporarily stopped while emergency services dealt with the accident.

Woman injured in two-car smash in North Shore

A major road in North Shore was temporarily closed following a two car crash, say police.
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The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

Firm pays respects to victim of M55 crash

Tributes have been paid to a man who was killed in a crash on the M55 near Kirkham.

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Normal traffic conditions are expected at around 11am on May 5.

One lane closed on M55 due to oil spillage

One lane is currently closed on the westbound carriageway of the M55 due to an oil spillage, say Highways England.

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Hundreds of cars trapped on M55 following five vehicle crash

Hundreds of cars remain trapped on the westbound carriageway of the M55 following a five vehicle crash this morning.
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Fracking demonstrators at the site in Preston New Road this morning Pic: Ros Wills

Road closed due to anti-fracking protest

A major road has been closed following an anti- fracking demonstration in Little Plumpton, say police.
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Mick Cash

'Muggers paradise' warning as rail strike row rumbles on

Union bosses have warned removing guards from trains will lead to a rise in crime.

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
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A woman in her 60s was taken to hospital following a collision with a works van in Cleveleys. Pic: Googlemaps

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Cleveleys

A woman in her 60s was taken to hospital following a collision with a van in Cleveleys, say fire services.
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Jonathan Lee, pictured with his wife Susannah and their two young daughters Madeleine, two, and Francesca, four.

Wife’s moving tribute to husband killed cycling home

A dad-of-two who was killed in a crash as he cycled home from work will be remembered as a ‘fantastic husband and father’, his wife has said.

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Jonathan Stewart Lee from St Annes, was taken to Royal Preston hospital where he sadly passed away.

Devoted father from St Annes dies in bike crash

A "devoted father" and cyclist died on Freckleton Bypass yesterday following a collision with a van, say police.
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RMT members will walk out on Friday

Train operator reveals Friday strike timetable

Northern Rail will operate two trains an hour from Blackpool during strike action this week.
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The tree fell on the route between Preston and Lancaster

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.

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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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A part for the Blackpool North electrification is prepared

Blackpool benefits from ready-made rail revolution

The equipment which will bring Blackpool’s rail link into the 21st century is taking shape in a pioneering new way.

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