Bridge incident on M65

An ongoing incident on a bridge is currently causing long delays on the M65 motorway.

The motorway is closed in both directions.

M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.

Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.

Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

Woodend Road, Reedley

Van crashes into river following police pursuit in Burnley and Pendle

A police pursuit ended in dramatic fashion when a stolen van careered into a river on the border between Burnley and Pendle.
Emergency services were at the scene

Driver taken to hospital following Burnley accident

A man was helped from his car after he crashed into an electric box off a busy Burnley road.
A casualty was cut free from a car by fireifighters after a road accident last night.

Victim cut free from car after collision with bus

One casualty had to be cut free from a car after it collided with a bus yesterday.

Anita Armstrong, Liz Horrocks, Reala Ahmed, Abi Smith and Janine Thoburn celebrating the opening of the new store. (s)

New Burnley opticians at Tesco warns of dangers of driving with poor vision

A new Burnley opticians has opened at Tescos following reports that bad eyesight is the cause of almost 3,000 road casualties a year.
The accident happened in Brunshaw Road

Motorist cut free from car after Burnley accident

A motorist had to be cut free from their car after an accident in Burnley last night.
Burnley Manchester Road station

Burnley MP demands answers from Northern Rail boss

Burnley MP Julie Cooper has met with under-fire Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and chief executive of Northern Rail David Brown to demand action over the ongoing rail chaos.

The storm of criticism has been joined by the leader of Lancashire County Council Geoff Driver today.

County council leader backs call for Northern Rail to provide a service "fit for purpose"

The leader of Lancashire County Council has backed calls for Northern Rail to provide a service that is "fit for purpose."

Burnley's MP Mrs Julie Cooper has stepped into the row over Northern Rail

Burnley MP calls on government to step in over cancelled trains fiasco

Burnley MP Julie Cooper is calling for the government to sort out the Northern Rail fiasco.

Comedian Mark Grimshaw

You have to laugh: Rail problems gives Blackpool comedian a train of thought

As rail misery continues for Lancashire commuters a video clip of Blackpool comedian Mark Grimshaw having a go at rail operator Northern is going viral on social media.
Northern's timetabling issues have continued into a second week.

Shambles on the rails: Burnley Council leader demands answers from Northern

With Northern's nightmare timetabling catastrophe extending into its second week, the Leader of Burnley Borough Council has written to the company's Managing Director to express his dissatisfaction and demand answers.

The road is now clear following this accident..

Ice cream van recovered from road after crash in Read

Police appealed to drivers to take care when passing the scene of a crash in Read this afternoon.
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Police appeal after man seriously injured in motorway crash

Police are appealing for information after a serious accident on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.


Children's "Keep Us Safe" campaign drives home parking message to Burnley parents

A hard hitting campaign to encourage motorists to drive and park safer has been launched by pupils at a Burnley primary school.
The junction where the main traffic lights have stopped working.

Work due to start next week to fix Whalley traffic lights

Work is due to take place next week to repair a fault to a set of traffic signals on Accrington Road near Whalley.

There were five casualties involved in a road accident in Burnley last night.

Five casualties after two car collision on busy Burnley road

Five people were injured after a road accident in Colne Road, Burnley last night.

Fire crews raced to the scene of an accident where a driver had crashed into a tree

Driver has lucky escape after crashing into tree on major road

A driver had a lucky escape when a car crashed into a tree last night.

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