Delays on major Fleetwood road

Drivers are experiencing delays on a major road in Fleetwood, says Highways England.

Frustrated rail users suffer fifth day of delays and cancellations on Northern network

Frustrated rail users face another day of disruption on Northern services in a week where timetabling changes and strikes caused chaos across the network.
Nobody is thought to have been seriously injured in the incident.

Rapid Response Vehicle involved in crash at major Marton junction

A driver was injured in a crash which involved a car and a rapid response vehicle in Marton say police.
Crews from Fleetwood were called to attend the accident outside Sacred Heart CatholicPrimary

Woman taken to hospital after crash outside school in Thornton

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was injured in a two-car smash in Thornton, say fire services.


BANK HOLIDAY HEATWAVE: Blackpool set to be hotter than Lisbon

The current spell of warm, settled weather is set to get even better this weekend, forecasters predict.
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Glenn Thomas with sister Tracey Withers

Missile which downed Blackpool man's flight was 'Russian' say investigators

The missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 people including a Blackpool man, was from the Russian military, investigators have said.

Police were called to the incident on top of the Norbreck Castle roof

Teen arrested after Norbreck Castle Hotel rooftop stand-off

A teenager has been arrested after he allegedly threw debris from the roof of the Norbreck Castle Hotel, say police.
An air ambulance attended the scene

Woman airlifted to hospital with 'serious injuries' after Fleetwood beach fall

A woman was airlifted to hospital after she fell from a wall onto a beach in Fleetwood, says the coastguard.
Drivers are experiencing severe delays on Fleetwood Road in both directions on Wednesday, May 23.

Major road partially blocked in Fylde

A major road in the Fylde has been partially blocked after a truck stalled.
Emergency rescue teams and a lifeboat were called out to the Promenade near to the Hilton Hotel

Lifeboat launched to sea rescue in North Shore

A man on the wrong side of the sea wall in North Shore sparked an emergency call out overnight, says the Coastguard.
A contraflow has been put in place near to the site

Contraflow on Preston New Road due to anti-fracking protest

Drivers using Preston New Road this morning have been warned to expect possible delays following protester activity.


More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Rail users are experiencing a second day of delays and cancellations following a timetabling change which was introduced on Monday.
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident

APPEAL: Man suffers serious facial injuries in Blackpool 'bar brawl'

A man suffered serious facial injuries after he was smashed in the face with a glass bottle at a bar in Blackpool, say police.
A crew was called out to the Odeon on Rigby Road on Sunday

Crews in Blackpool free trapped animal from cinema roof

Firefighters in Blackpool went above and beyond the call when they were called to an unusual rescue in Blackpool.


Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Users of Northern trains have been warned to expect delays and cancellations this morning following a major timetabling change affecting several services across the country.
M6 closed between J18 and 19 after 'serious' crash

M6 closed between J18 and 19 after 'serious' crash

Drivers are being asked to seek alternative routes following a serious accident on the M6 northbound.
Firefighters arrived to find the field was full of cows who were described as being in a "skittish" mood.

Investigation after car fire in Warton

An investigation has been launched after a car was deliberately set alight in a field in Warton, say fire services.
Forecasters at the Met Office predict that temperatures on Saturdaycould hit highs of 20C

WEEKEND WEATHER: Lancashire's royal wedding weather

Residents in Lancashire will be basking in glorious sunshine and warm weather during the royal wedding this weekend, say weather experts.
Police are searching for Lee Grogan

Manhunt for 'violent' Blackpool man after arson attack

A manhunt is underway for a "violent" Blackpool man following an alleged arson attack, say police.
Following extensive searches, a mans body was found this morning ata car park at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Body found in search for missing man Darren Lundy

Police looking for a missing man from Blackpool have found a body.
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