UPDATE: Cattle truck overturns blocking M55

All lanes have now reopened on the eastbound M55 following an earlier closure after a cattle truck overturned, says Highways England.
Drivers are being warned to expect delays.

Delays expected due to fracking protest

Drivers are being warned of delays around the Preston New Road area this morning due to "protester activity".
A car park in Nottingham after a wall collapsed leaving vehicles hanging in mid-air.

Vehicles left dangling after car park wall collapses

A wall at a car park has collapsed leaving vehicles hanging in mid-air.

Undated handout photo of a French fighter plane which shadowed a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham

NATIONAL NEWS: Fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to the UK have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes.

The car crash on Anchorsholme Lane. Picture by Bispham fire station

Traffic trouble as two-car smash closes crossroad

An Anchorsholme road remains closed today after a late-night car crash damaged traffic signals.

Emergency services were called out to the crash on Anchorsholme Lane

Road blocked in Anchorsholme after two-car crash

A road was partially blocked in Anchorsholme after two cars collided in a late night crash, say police.

Blackpool transport said that technicians worked around the clock to restore power to the line.

Trams restored after lightning storm

Trams were suspended in Blackpool after a lightning storm damaged the main tram power line last night.
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

KFC has joined the jet set! This week KFC and HMSHost International opened its very first airport restaurant – and is now serving up finger lickin’ chicken in the departures lounge of Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three – creating 50 new jobs.
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way

Crews worked to remove the man from his car

Man cut out of car after 'serious crash' on M55

A man was cut out of his car following a serious accident on the M55, say fire services.
The Red Arrows soar over North Pier at the 2017 Blackpool Air Show

Spectacular in the skies is one of busiest ever

Tourism leaders have hailed this year's Blackpool Air Show as one of the busiest ever.

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

The number of passengers arrested for drunken behaviour on flights or at UK airports increased by 50% in the last year, new figures reveal.


Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Bungling council workers have been blasted by residents after they only resurfaced the MIDDLE of their road in a bid to save cash.

Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010

Rail fares have risen twice as much as wages since 2010

Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year.

Blackpool airport in days gone by

Stern warning over Blackpool Airport sale

A Blackpool politician has called on the council to step in to save the airport as sale rumours grow.

Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Calls for improvements at Anchorsholme crossroads

Someone could be killed if improvements are not made to a road junction, according to one of Blackpool’s most senior councillors.

There are tailbacks on some of the region's main roads

Heavy traffic on regions motorways

Drivers are suffering delays due to congestion on the North West's motorway network

Trains are delayed

Breakdown causing rail delays

Rail services between Preston and Wigan are severely delayed because of a broken down train.

The whole in Adelaide Street

Blackpool street to close for two weeks

Part of a busy Blackpool Street will close to allow investigations into the condition of the highway to take place.

Hanah Hamlett

Track workers take night work advice online

Track workers have gone out of their way to apologise and  explain the work going on along the Blackpool to Preston rail line which is causing late night disruption for neighbours.

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