Longridge motorcyclist John Marsden died "taking evasive action" to avoid van in his path

A motorcyclist died taking “evasive action” as a result of a white van performing a U-turn in his path, an inquest in Preston heard yesterday.
Work is being carried out in Middlesex Avenue, Burnley.

Burnley road to remain closed after burst water pipe

A section of a Burnley road will remain closed for an indefinite amount of time following a burst water pipe.
The centre is set to close

Last call for 'vital' travel information centre

Bus and rail users will find planning their journeys more difficult after it emerged that Lancashire County Council is planning to close the information centre at Nelson Interchange.

The man has since been identified as 49-year-old Mohammed Amin from Bolton.

Police name man who died in M60 crash

A man who died in the collision on the M60 this morning has been named by police.
Traffic is reported to be slow in the area.

Delays on M65 after two-car smash

One lane has been blocked on the M65 following a two-car crash.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that the man died at the scene and two others were taken to hospital between junctions 18and 19.

Man dies in M60 crash

A man has died in a three-car crash on the M60, say police.
Two pedestrians were hit in the accident.

Pedestrians seriously injured in Burnley crash

Two people suffered serious injuries when they were struck by a car in Yorkshire Street, Burnley, in the early hours of this morning.
Police are appealing for information following the accident.

UPDATE: Police appeal after van driver crash

Police have issued an appeal for information after a van driver collided with a wall in Barnoldswick in the early hours of this morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

UPDATE: Man critical after falling from taxi in Burnley

A man is in a critical condition after he fell from a taxi in Burnley in the early hours of this morning.
The van driver is now being treated in hospital.

Firefighters cut free van driver after early morning smash

A man had to be cut free from his van after hitting a wall in the early hours of this morning in Barnoldswick.

There have been two serious crashes overnight.

Two serious accidents overnight in Burnley

Two bad crashes overnight in Burnley resulted in road closures and left one person with serious injuries.

Police were called to the scene.

UPDATE: 20-year-old man was hit by train

The family of a man hit by a train this morning in Clitheroe have been informed of his death.
Lancashire County Council want to spent almost half their total road maintenance budget on fixing potholes across the county.

Potholes: Lancs County Council plan to spend £10m over 12 months to improve roads

In a move to try and ensure that the most pressing issues on the county's roads are addressed more promptly, Lancashire County Council is changing they way it responds to highway maintenance issues.
County Coun. Andrew Snowden, lead member for highways and transport, with Nigel Baines from Nuphalt Contracting.

New machines can fix 60 potholes a day

An innovative method to speed up repairs to potholes is being employed by Lancashire County Council following the damage caused by a particularly cold and wet winter.

The accident happened on the westbound carriageway at junction 10 for Burnley during Tuesday morning's rush hour.

Lanes blocked on M65 after crash

Lane two is reported to be currently blocked on the M65 following a two-car crash.
Fire crews from Clitheroe and Padiham responded to a road accident in Chatburn this morning.

Firefighters on scene after two car accident

Two cars collided in Clitheroe Road, Chatburn, this morning.

County Coun Keith Iddon  watches repairs in progress during a pothole repair on Moss Side Lane, Chipping

More extra cash for potholes repairs

Lancashire is to get an extra £2.4m of government cash to tackle its growing pothole epidemic.

One of the potholes in Brunshaw Road, Burnley

Extra funding for pothole repairs

Lancashire is to get an extra £2.4m of government cash to tackle its growing pothole epidemic.

Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
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