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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

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A new Land Rover club is starting in Blackpool

‘Family friendly’ club to drive into Blackpool

A family friendly Land Rovers club is on its way to Blackpool.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Tarnacre Lane, St Michael's. Picture: Google

Hunt for two men after car overturns in St Michael’s

A man has been arrested after a car overturned in St Michael’s.

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Gordon Mardsen, MP for Blackpool South

Blackpool MP remains angry over rail bus links

A Blackpool MP says passengers should not have to wait until November for an improvement to rail replacement bus services.

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Chain Lane, Staining. Picture: Google

Elderly man cut free from car after crash in Blackpool

An elderly man was cut free from a car after a crash in Staining, Blackpool.

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Mark Menzies claims Virgin are fleecing passengers who travel from Preston to London

No back down in Lancashire fares row

Rail bosses have refused to back down over a Lancashire fares scandal being dubbed the “great train robbery.”

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The great Virgin Rail rip-off row rumbles on

The great Virgin Rail rip-off row rumbles on

Virgin Rail representatives will today meet with a Fylde coast MP amid a growing row over the cost of some journeys.

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Tailbacks from the temporary lights on the Prom

Prom roadworks must be finished 'as quickly as possible' ahead of half term rush

Contractors carrying out works on the Promenade have been told to finish their dig as quickly as possible.

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Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release the man

Man suffers suspected spinal injuries after crash

Crews from Blackpool cut a man from his car following a collision in the Wrea Green area.

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Drivers are reporting delays following the accidents

Delays on motorways after multiple accidents

Commuters experienced severe delays after several accidents led to lane closures on the M6 and M55.
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Crews had to cut the couple out of their car

Firefighters cut couple from car

A man and a woman had to be cut from their car after an accident in Layton, say fire services.
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Kincraig Road                           Image: Google

Teenage boy hurt in hit and run collision

A 15-year-old boy was knocked off his bike in a hit and run collision
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How the revamped Kirkham station will look

Cash available to solve station parking crisis

Cash set aside to improve Kirkham and Wesham station should be used to end nearby residents’ parking misery, campaigners have said.

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Coastguards were called to two separate incidents in 24 hours

RNLI launch boats twice in 24hrs in Blackpool

The coastguard was called out to two separate incidents in 24 hours after two people entered the water in Blackpool.
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Virgin train

‘I’ve never been so embarrassed’ - Businessman wrongly detained in train ticket row

Steve Morrissey thought he’d landed a great deal booking a train ticket from Lancaster to London for £93 - when the price from Preston was £350.

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Longridge residents are furious with the state of the roads around in town, Market Place has been labelled as 'dangerous'

A hole lot of misery

“We’ve waited long enough!” Residents in a Lancashire village are continuing their battle against Lancashire County Council over the ‘dangerous’ pot holes peppered on the market town’s main roads.
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