Delays on M65 due to accidents

Traffic is queuing on the M65 this morning following an accident.
One lane is closed on the M61

One lane closed on Southbound M61 due to accident

A lane closure is in place on the Southbound M61 between junctions 8 (Chorley) and 6 (Horwich) this morning (8 December).
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LATEST: Over 100 firefighters called from across Lancashire to battle blaze in Altham

Over 100 firefighters have been called to battle a blaze at a salvage yard in Accrington.
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Road closed after collision

A collision between two vehicles closed a road in Poulton this evening.

The incident was reported to police at around 6am this morning

UPDATE: Elderly man who was walking on motorway escorted to safety by police

Police have escorted an elderly man who was walking on the hard shoulder of the M6 to safety.
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Road accident victim Qaser  Abbas

Dad of four dies in horror crash

Tributes have been paid to a 37-year-old father-of-four who who died in a major car crash in Padiham yesterday.
Fire crews attended a fatal road accident in Hapton this morning

Man dies after major five car crash

A man has died and several other motorists were badly injured following a serious road accident this morning in Hapton.

A serious accident on shuttleworth hall link road is causing delays on the M65.

UPDATE: Man airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries following road accident

A driver has been airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries following a multi-vehicle crash this morning.
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Lancashire has one of the country's highest numbers of child casualties on the roads.

Child casualty stats in Lancs highest in UK

Pressure has increased on Lancashire’s road safety after the county recorded the most child casualties in the UK from 2011 to 2015, with Burnley’s figures amongst the worst.

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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Lanes are closed on the M6 after a crash

LATEST: M6 reopens following multi-vehicle crash at Broughton

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash on the M6 at junction 32 (Broughton).
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All lanes are now clear

UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

Traffic is no longer delayed on the Southbound M6 between junctions 21a to 22.
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Jack Goodison, 17, from Ashton-in-Makerfield, holds a photograph of his sister Rebecca

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Jack Goodison was just three when his beloved sister was hit by a speeding car killing her instantly

Our Drive For Justice campaign is calling for changes in the law to make sentencing fit the crime for those who kill or seriously injure people on our roads.

Jade Pickering

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Mum of teen crash victim backs calls for tougher sentences

The mum of a teenage girl who died in a road crash is backing our Drive For Justice campaign to fight for tougher punishments for those who kill or seriously injure people on the roads.

Lanes are blocked by a multi-vehicle accident

Emergency services called to accident on the M6 northbound carriageway

A multi-vehicle collision is blocking one lane of the carriage way at junction 18 for Holmes Chapel.
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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Killer drivers must pay the price

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Killer drivers must pay the price

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just five years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

Delays on M6 Northbound after vehicle breakdown

Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

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A man was airlifted to Blackburn Hospital yesterday with suspected head injuries

Man airlifted to Blackburn Hospital after crash on Pendle Hill

A man in his 40s was involved in a two-car collision yesterday.
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Burnley Youth Theatre performers. (s)

A spectacular canalside show

Burnley Youth delivered a dynamic performance on the banks of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to mark its 200th anniversary.

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