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Pedestrian hurt in town centre crash

A man has been taken to hospital following a collision involving a van in Blackpool.
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A number of accidents have been reported on the M6 this morning.

Accidents on M6 Southbound causing delays

There have been a number of accidents this morning (Friday, 2 December) affecting Southbound traffic on the M6 around the Wigan and Cheshire areas.

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Fylde MP Mark Menzies

Fylde PM’s pledge over link road delay

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has quizzed the Prime Minister over the progress of a new M55 link road for Lytham and St Annes.

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Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

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The scene of the collapsed subway this morning

Commuter chaos as station evacuated

Work has begun to clear up the area after the wall of a disused subway collapsed at Wigan North Western station.

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Bus services are being subsidised for another year

£2m set aside for bus routes

County Hall looks set to spend £2m to carry on providing subsidised bus services for another year.

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Paul Maynard

Pothole cash a welcome boost for residents

Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP Paul Maynard has welcomed a cash boost which will see 2,000 potholes in Blackpool filled.

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Chris Grayling

Road repair fund to fill thousands of potholes

Transport chiefs on the Fylde coast will get money to repair thousands of potholes over the next year.

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The A588 has a poor safety record

DANGER ROAD: A588 earmarked for Government cash to boost safety

A rural road which has claimed numerous lives has been earmarked for a share in a Government road safety pot.

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Crossing patrols at Stanah in Thornton

School crossing safety warning

A headteacher has warned drivers and children to take extra care around his school after a lollipop woman was knocked down.

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Lancashire County Council director of public health Dr Sakthi Karunanithi said child casualties on Lancashire roads are higher than other areas

Bid to improve Fylde coast road safety for children

Dozens of children have been killed or seriously injured on Fylde coast roads in the last five years, figures show.

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Catch22 has been told its operating license will be revoked in January

Bus firm fights licence axe bid

A Blackpool bus firm is pressing ahead with plans to expand services despite being told its operating licence will be revoked.

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Ten weekends of rail line closures ahead as vision revealed

The railway between Preston and Blackpool will be closed for 10 weekends starting in January
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There are severe delays affecting traffic this morning

Severe delays in Singleton after power cut causes traffic lights failure

There were severe delays affecting traffic at Singleton junction this morning after traffic lights failed due to a power cut at around 8.00am.
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The mercury was set to plunge last night

Gritters ready to roll as cold weather looms

Blackpool’s fleet of gritting machines are primed for action with November set to end with a freezing finale.

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Tesco Express in Warton 
Image: Google

Woman injured in store car park crash

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses following a collision in Warton in which a woman was hurt

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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

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The new tram junction, with the lines pointing into Talbot Square

Tram lines could have linked to town square

Blackpool’s tramway could have been extended to link with St John’s Square instead of North Station, it has emerged.

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Lanes are closed on the M6 after a crash

LATEST: M6 reopens following multi-vehicle crash at Broughton

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash on the M6 at junction 32 (Broughton).
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