‘We want an A585 bypass’

Wyre Council is putting its faith in a new dual carriageway to end the borough’s traffic woes.

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Long delays after motorway crash

Long delays after motorway crash

Commuters were stuck in long queues after a collision blocked one lane of the M55 motorway this afternoon.

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Pupils from Staining Primary School help take part in a speed awareness campaign with PCSOs on Chain Lane.  Pictured is Sophie Horsfall, aged 10.

Drivers sent message from pupils and police

Slow down and make us smile...

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‘Misjudgement’ led to death of teenager

‘Misjudgement’ led to death of teenager

A ‘tragic misjudgement’ led to the death of a teenager.

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An accident happened on the A585 at Greenhalgh
Image: Google

Biker involved in main road crash

A major Fylde coast road has been closed after a motorcyclist was been involved in a collision.

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Campaigning children issue road safety appeal to mums and dads not to leave cars illegally outside Blackpool school

Children at Roseacre Primary Academy in Blackpool unveiled the latest in an ongoing road safety campaign.

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Police at the scene of an accident in Cleveleys

Cyclist injured in car park crash

A cyclist has been injured following a collision at the entrance to a supermarket car park.

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Glenn McDonald died following an accident at the Boghead roundabout near Bathgate in Scotland      Image: Google

Crash victim named as Poulton man, 69

An elderly Poulton man has died following a crash on the A801.

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The overturned car

Car flips and closes Blackpool road

Emergency services were called when a car overturned on a busy Blackpool road this afternoon.

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Photo Neil Cross Blackpool taxi drivers have appointed a transport consultant to lookat traffic in the town. Bill Lewtas, John Curruthers, Frank Landini and Ian Wharmby of Blacktax

Cabbies film Prom traffic jams

Blackpool cabbies are to submit video evidence of traffic queues on the Promenade in a bid to persuade government chiefs to scrap plans to extend the tramway.

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One of the buses Catch22 is looking to buy

Bus firm ready to bring back vital lost links

An independent bus operator is preparing to re-open stops shut by April’s County Hall cuts and splash £150,000 on three new vehicles.

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Virgin is hoping to resume it's direct service to London once work is complete

Rail firm reveals weekend shutdown plans

Rail passengers travelling between Blackpool and Preston are set to suffer more disruption with Network Rail planning months of weekend closures.

Improvements have already been made at Windy Harbour

Time is running short to have a say on bypass bid

Time is running out for people to have their say on a proposals for a huge new dual carriageway.

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Jet2 has indicated it will not return to Blackpool

‘Don’t sit on hands’ over airport sale

Blackpool Council should take an active role in the sale of Blackpool Airport.

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Sam Robertson

Tragedy driving new cycle safety mission

A nursing student from Cleveleys is setting up a road safety fight in memory of her brother.

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Campaigners say the movement of nuclear weapons around the country could put thousands at risk.

Is Lancashire ‘at risk of nuclear contamination’?

Nuclear convoys carrying warheads routinely drive on the M6. If one crashed, or was attacked by terrorists, more than 260,000 people could be in danger of contamination, according to a new report.

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Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

Lifeboat launched after 999 call in Blackpool

The Blackpool lifeboat was launched after reports that someone was in difficulty in the sea near North Pier.

Stephen Peters at the site of the accident yesterday

Family’s thanks after four hurt in horror wall crash

The uncle of a young footballer badly hurt in a car crash that also left his mum in hospital said it’s lucky nobody was killed.

Bus crashed outside pub

Bus crashed outside pub

A bus has crashed into railings near a Blackpool pub.

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Major road closed after second crash in two days

Major road closed after second crash in two days

A major Blackpool road remains closed following a serious accident.

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