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Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Council apologises for roundabout mayhem

With disgruntled commuters growing increasingly incensed at the temporary traffic lights off the roundabout at junction 13 of the M65, Lancashire County Council has apologised, admitting that the refurbishment scheme will still take another month to complete.
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Average speed cameras are to be installed

New speed cameras will help tackle crash deaths

One of the most dangerous roads in the country is to be made safer by the introduction of new speeding measures.

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John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, has said the county's gritters are set to be very busy.

Lancs gritters prepped ahead of snow warnings

Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days with snow warnings issues for later this week.

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The A59 in Clitheroe is closed this morning after a car crash.

Car crash closes road

Traffic was backing up out of Clitheroe this morning after an accident involving two cars on the A59 at rush hour.

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Firefighters had to cut four people from two vehicles after an accident on the M65.

Four cut free from vehicles after motorway accident

Four people had to be cut free from their vehicles after a collision on the M65 in Burnley on Bank Holiday Monday.
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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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A woman was injured after her car collided with a wall in Higham

Woman injured after car collides with wall

A car collided with a garden wall at a house in Higham.

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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.

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Santa will be swapping his sleigh for a bus on Boxing Day

More Boxing Day buses to take shoppers to the heart of Burnley, Colne and Manchester

When the sprouts have run out, and you can’t face yet another turkey butty, there’ll be more buses than ever before to take the easy way out on Boxing Day!

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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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Police attended a serious accident in Rossendale Road, Burnley, this morning.

Serious crash in Burnley

Police attended a serious crash in Rossendale Road, Burnley, this morning.

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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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One lane has been closed after a vehicle breakdown

UPDATE: Lanes reopened following earlier closure on Eastbound M55

All lanes on the M55 have been reopened following an earlier lane closure on the Eastbound carriageway.
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Traffic started to back up through Read and into Padiham

Road closed at rush hour to recover stranded lorry

Rush hour traffic was brought to a standstill this morning when a main road was closed off after  a lorry got stuck on a grass verge.
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The accident at junction 13 of the M65 this morning

Delays on M65 due to accidents

Traffic is queuing on the M65 this morning following an accident.
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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.

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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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