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.

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.

If you're heading out, check how the traffic's moving

What are the motorways like in Lancashire? Find out with these traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn't give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.


LIVE BLOG: Snow hits Lancashire

Many of us woke up to a winter wonderland this morning with snow covering the county.

The link road will join the A583 to a new junction two on the M55

Wheels in motion for M55 link road as buy-up starts

Drive to acquire 375 parcels of land gets under way to allow Lancashire’s new £189.45m highways project to be built. Business chiefs say the development will ease congestion and boost the local economy.

The accident, which involved two cars, happened just before 6pm on Friday, February 23 on Mains Lane.

APPEAL: Three taken to hospital after crash in Singleton

Three people were taken to hospital after they were injured in a rush-hour crash in Singleton, say police.

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County council release gritter update after snow is predicted

All 'priority routes' in Lancashire will be gritted tonight as the temperatures plummet.

One of the new signs, installed on the Promenade

MAPPED: 21 new electronic signs are being installed in Blackpool - here's why

Motorists may have spotted new electronic signs popping up across the resort in recent weeks.


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.

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.

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.
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.


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.

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.

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.

United Utilities is building a pumping station on land off Midgeland Road, part of which will be closed for further improvement works

New plan will avoid need to close road

Revised plans for a drainage basin on land at Chapel Road on Blackpool’s Marton Moss have been granted planning permission.

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.

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.
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.

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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