Brave Carmel took on racist train thug

A Fylde coast woman has been hailed by police after she stood up to racist thugs on a train.

Crime 1
Police are asking drivers to avoid the area

Road blocked in Bispham after crash

A major road was blocked in Bispham this morning following a crash, say police.
Transport 4
Waterloo Road bridge

Waterloo Road bridge to close for repairs

A major Blackpool road will be shut in one direction while vital repairs are made to a bridge.

Transport 2
Northern Rail services will be hit by strike action

Union announces fresh strike action on Lancashire rail services

Rail passengers face more misery as guards prepare to stage a three day strike as part of an ongoing dispute.

Transport 7
Yeadon Way, Blackpool

Key road into Blackpool could close for more upgrades

Repair work along a major route into Blackpool is set to continue.

One of the vehicles involved

Fylde coast headteacher welcomes crackdown on dodgy school parking

A headteacher has welcomed a crackdown on parents who flout parking rules outside a Fylde coast school.

Education 6
Piledriving work on the rail line

Council's vow to stand up for Poulton residents over rail work noise

Wyre Council has said it will closely monitor work being carried out by Network Rail after the firm was forced to apologise for waking residents.

News 3
Network Rail is carrying out piledriving work on the Blackpool to Preston line

Network Rail apologises for keeping Poulton residents awake

Network Rail has apologised to Poulton residents for carrying out piledriving work through the night without advance notice.

News 5
West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

Transport 8
Virgin Trains wants to operate three Pendolino trains to Blackpool every day

New London rail services would boost Blackpool tourism

An increase in direct rail services between Blackpool and London could boost tourism and investment in the resort.

Business 6
Virgin Trains' Pendolino

Rivals slug it out to take over Blackpool to London rail route

Rival bids to add more daily direct train journeys between Blackpool and London have been submitted.

Blackpool 9
Two lanes are blocked on the M55 after a van overturned, say fire services.

Two lanes blocked on motorway after van overturns

Two lanes were blocked on the M55 after a van overturned during this morning's rush hour, say fire services.
Transport 7
One lane has been closed Pic:Highways England

Fire closes one lane of northbound M6

One lane has been closed on the northbound M6 following a vehicle fire, say Highways England.
Transport 1
Driver’s miracle escape as car somersaults on m-way

Driver’s miracle escape as car somersaults on m-way

A driver had a miraculous escape after his car flipped over several times on the M55 this afternoon.

Transport 3
A Blackpool tram

Blackpool tramway scores highly

Satisfaction levels remain high for tram passengers in Blackpool.

News 4
Major road closed due to emergency repairs

Major road closed due to emergency repairs

A major Blackpool road will be closed on Thursday due to emergency sewer repairs.

News 3
Firefighters cut a driver free after Sunday's crash

Red alert over danger junction

Red lights shining a few seconds longer could end up saving a life.

Transport 8
Talbot Road

Road closures in place around Talbot Gateway

Drivers have been warned by Blackpool Council to be aware of road closures in the town centre.

News 14
Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
Transport 6
Images of the crash have been posted online

Man hurt in crash at 'notorious' junction

A man has suffered head and leg injuries in a crash.

Load more