The new must-have car accessory comes in Queen or Pope

Ever get lonely on long car rides?
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Train users hoping to travel between on the west Coast Main Line on Easter weekend have been warned to expect disruption due to engineering work.

Disruption for trains through Preston over Easter Bank Holiday weekend due to engineering works

Train users hoping to travel on the West Coast Main Line over Easter weekend have been warned to expect disruption due to engineering work.

Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

A Lancashire MP says the replacement of the dreaded Pacer trains on the North West rail network “cannot come fast enough.”

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Noise can cause frustration'Photo: PA

Free double glazing for Lancashire homes near noisy motorways

Around 600 homeowners in Lancashire and the North West who live near motorways or major A roads could soon get free double glazing to reduce noise levels.


WATCH: 'Furry' car stopped overnight due to 'distracting disco lights'

A car was pulled by police overnight in Blackpool due to concerns with lights coming from the back of the vehicle.

Photo: The Great North Rail Project.

'Noisy' overnight rail work planned in the Preston area for the next week

Overnight work on the Preston to Blackpool railway line is set to take place over the next seven days.
A photo of the crash, courtesy of Lancashire Road Police.

Motorcyclist airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital after horror crash

Emergency services attended the scene of a serious crash this afternoon which saw two casualties taken to hospital.
Traffic lights at the A585 Fleetwood Road to Garstang New Road. Photo: Google.

Drivers face delays on major Wyre A-road

Motorists have been hit with delays on the A585 near Windy Harbour.
Train users are suffering disruption this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

Delays and cancellations on trains after cables damaged overnight

Train services have been disrupted this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on Ballam Road at the junction of Peel Road just after 9pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Man taken to hospital after two-vehicle smash in Lytham

A man was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Lytham, say Ambulance Services.


The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

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The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
Thornton for Cleveleys Railway Station in the early 20th century

All aboard to see disused Thornton-Cleveleys train station back in its heyday

Today, the majority of its buildings have long since been demolished, but the platforms at Thornton Cleveleys railway station remain.

The lane has been closed betweenjunction 32 for Preston and 33.

Cause of lane closures on M6 revealed

Drivers on the M6 have been reassured following lane closures in what appeared to be a police incident earlier this morning.
Police say asilver Mercedes C class and the motorbike collided at the busy junction leaving the motorcyclist with leg injuries.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision with car in Blackpool

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car in Blackpool, say police.


RIVERDANCE 10 YEARS ON: Readers relive their memories of Riverdance

It has been 10 years since the Riverdance ferry washed up on the Fylde coast during a storm, leaving 23 people stranded on board.

Celebrating the re-opening of Harrowside Bridge

Joy as Blackpool bridge work finishes early

Traders have spoken of their relief after Harrowside Bridge was due to re-open at 5pm today (Friday).
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A section of the A586 Garstang Road is currently closed.

'Serious accident' between car and motorbike closes Fylde road

Lancashire Police have closed a section of road after an accident on the Fylde.
Gazette article from February 7, 1958 day after the Munich air disaster which killed Man Utd players

Blackpool mourned with Manchester United

Tuesday marks 60 years since one of the most shocking and tragic disasters in football.

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