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Collision closes M6 Junction 31 towards Preston as motorists told to expect 30 minute delays

Highways England took to social media this morning to make drivers aware of the road closure at the M6 northbound exit slip road at Junction 31 (A59 for Preston, Blackburn, […]

1 day ago
Two lanes closed on M6 near Longridge and emergency services at the scene as lorry overturns

The M6 and M61 are backed up following the accident Pic: @HighwaysNWEST / Twitter Two lanes have been closed on the M6 northbound due to an overturned lorry. The incident happened this afternoon (Monday 10 May) between J31 and J31a when the lorry and […]

4 days ago
Emergency services shut London Road at Walton-le-Dale due to crash

Damage to the British Transport Police van following the London Road crash Pic: Shane King A car and a van are understood to have been involved in a crash near the Capitol Centre in London Road. The incident recorded at approximately 4pm this afternoon, (April […]

3 weeks ago
Police appealing for information about Fishergate Hill collision where woman suffered serious injuries

Fishergate Hill Pic: Google Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian suffered serious injuries following a collision with a van in Preston. Officers were called to Fishergate Hill in Preston at 12.36pm […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woman in hospital after being hit by a van in Fishergate Hill

Fishergate Hill Pic: Google Police were called to Fishergate Hill, Preston, at 12.36pm today (April 20) to reports of a road traffic collision between a van and a pedestrian. The pedestrian – a woman […]

3 weeks ago
Proposals to restore the Burscough Curve to link Preston, Southport and Ormskirk submitted to government

Direct rail connections between Preston, Southport and Ormskirk could soon become a reality after proposals were recently submitted to the government. The comprehensive document ‘Restoring Your Railway: Ideas Fund Application […]

3 weeks ago
Road closed as emergency services attended scene of Bamber Bridge fire

Station Road Pic: Google A Bamber Bridge road was closed last night as emergency services dealt with a building fire. The partial closure of Station Road was near the level crossing. South Ribble Police […]

4 weeks ago
Further investment agreed for Lancashire’s roads and walking and cycling facilities

Lancashire County Council Hall Lancashire County Council’s cabinet have announced their detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council has already outlined how it will spend most of its […]

4 weeks ago
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