Family’s thanks to strangers who helped tragic mum

The family of a woman who died in a car crash have thanked strangers who came to her aid – and paid tribute to a ‘wonderful mum who always put others before herself’.

Virgin train

UPDATED: Lines reopen after de-railment

Rail lines have re-opened after a de-railed train was put back on the tracks in Lancashire.

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Highways England's preferred routes for a tunnel between Sheffield and Manchester.

Cross-Pennine tunnel routes revealed

Five alternative routes have been published for a possible new tunnel under the Pennines – a project described by the Department for Transport as the most ambitious road scheme in the UK for half of century.

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Private Matthew Wade

Soldier killed in accident will ‘be sorely missed’

Tributes have been paid to a Fylde soldier who has been killed in a road accident.

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Road closed after crash between car and van

A road was closed on Wednesday evening after a two-vehicle crash in St Annes.

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Travellers at last years Horse Fair

Horse fair deal will ‘help ensure safety’

A controversial horse fair is set to return to the Fylde coast from tomorrow – but authorities insist a deal has been struck with organisers to prevent traffic chaos.

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Cost of living - fuel prices drop further

Cost of living - fuel prices drop further

There is good news for consumers as the cost of fuel dropped again this week, with unleaded petrol now at 109.3 pence per litre -.5p per litre cheaper than the price seven days ago.
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The rail bridge in Station Road     Image: Google

Three cut from car after rail bridge smash

Three people have been cut from a car which smashed into a railway bridge.

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Drunk driver swerved across motorway - in front of a police car

A drunk driver who nodded off at the wheel and swerved in front of a police car on the M6 has been arrested.

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Broughton junction of the M55

Motorway closures planned for bridge works

WORK gets underway from Monday on the motorway bridge on the M55 at the Broughton Interchange.

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The M6 between Junction 33 and 34.

Motorway to close in both directions for Heysham M6 Link work

The M6 will close overnight in both directions next weekend between junctions 33 and 34 as part of work on the Heysham M6 Link.

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Freckleton air crash survivor Ruby Currell with the surviving books donated by the US airforce after the crash

Anger as books donated after Freckleton Air Disaster ‘disposed of’ in council blunder

A collection of books flown in from America after a devastating wartime plane crash have been ‘disposed of’ after a council blunder.

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The battered Citroen Cactus

Family ‘cheat death’ in car crash

A cancer survivor on a day trip to Fleetwood said she and two children – one aged just three – could easily have been killed in a car crash last week.

Part of the M55 will be closed overnight

Motorway set to close for vital bridge repairs

A motorway will be closed overnight to allow vital bridge works to take place.

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Delays on motorways ahead of bumper weekend

Delays on motorways ahead of bumper weekend

Delays are being reported on the M6 around Preston as commuters mix with holidaymakers and revellers heading to Lytham Festival.

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Motorcyclist hurt in rush hour collision

Motorcyclist hurt in rush hour collision

A motorcyclist has been injured in a collision at a busy junction.

Police would like to speak to this man over an assault on a train conductor at Kirkham

Ticket check ended in attack on rail conductor

A rail conductor was assaulted by a passenger after asking to check his ticket.

Paul Nettleton of Blackpool and Fylde Rail Users Group

‘Spare us the rail upgrade misery’

Campaigners and politicians are calling on Network Rail to spare South Fylde commuters months of misery during vital upgrade work.

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Crash on the M6 near Lancaster. Picture tweeted by Highways England

Major delays after M6 crash

Motorists were facing major delays on Monday afternoon after a crash on the M6.

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FLYING: A Citywing plane

Business as usual for Blackpool airport’s commercial flights

Blackpool airport’s commercial airline Citywing has said business is back to levels before the temporary closure in October 2014.

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