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UCLan Student volunteers work with professionals on archaeological dig on bypass site

William Leather on the Windy Harbour dig Fifteen UCLan undergraduates have teamed up with a professional team of archaeologists Oxford Archaeology who are investigating nationally important prehistoric sites along the route of Highways England’s new £150 million […]

3 months ago
Road re-opened and driver arrested after vehicle overturned causing M6 tailbacks

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after their vehicle overturned this morning. Traffic was stopped on the M6 between Junctions 29 and 30 northbound following the […]

4 months ago
M61 reopens between Junction 9 and Junction 8 after concern for safety

Traffic being diverted off the M61 at Junction 9 southbound Pic: Highways England The M61 was been shut in both directions heading to and from Preston. Lancashire Police and Highways England shut the motorway due to a concern for safety. The police incident […]

5 months ago
Osprey which had begun living at Brockholes Nature Reserve has died

The osprey in flight at Brockholes Pic: Steven Taylor An osprey which had taken up home at the Brockholes Nature Reserve has died. Highways England have confirmed they recovered the body of the bird of prey has been recovered […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rare osprey sighting at Brockholes Nature Reserve is getting birdwatchers excited

A rare sighting of an osprey on the River Ribble has birdwatchers hoping for the flitter flutter of tiny wings at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Ospreys have been spotted at the […]

7 months ago
M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

1 year ago
M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

1 year ago
Easter Sunday delays on the M6 after crash

Tailbacks on the M6 at Red Scar just before Junction 32 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers heading out on Easter Sunday are facing congestion on the M6 at Preston due to a crash. One lane was closed just before Junction 32 at Broughton. Highways England […]

2 years ago
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