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M6 closed following "serious injury collision" involving car and lorry

The M6 was closed this afternoon following a two-vehicle collision.
Transport

The 'Macmillan Minion' is Benidorm-bound for cancer research

A team of four are raising vital money for charity by driving more than 1,400 miles to Spain in their cartoon character-inspired banger.
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The 19th Chipping Steam Fair, which took place last year

It's full steam ahead for the 20th anniversary Chipping Steam Fair

Organisers are pulling out all the stops ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Chipping Steam Fair.

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"We are giving him the send off he would be proud of and deserves", said Secretary of the Millennium 2000 Bike Club, Adam Walton. Photos: Neil Cross.

Bikers take to the streets to honour motorcyclist Karl Chester

Dozens of bikers from across Lancashire descended upon the streets of Preston to say a final farewell to local motorcyclist Karl Chester.

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Fleetwood to Knott End ferry is back in service

Fleetwood to Knott End Ferry takes to the waters today

The Fleetwood to Knott End ferry service was re-launched today to the delight of passengers on both sides of the estuary.

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Road repairs will end 'danger to lives' on major Longridge road

For more than six months staff at a major Longridge business have faced ‘danger to their lives’, just to pop into town and get a sandwich at lunchtime.

Transport
Empty carriageways in the aftermath of the smash near Broughton

Air ambulance called to m-way smash

An air ambulance was called to a smash between two cars on the M6 north of Preston tonight.

Transport
The delayed Fleetwood to Knott End ferry service could be up and running by the middle of the month.

Fleetwood to Knott End Ferry to set sail in mid-April

The delayed Fleetwood to Knott End ferry service could be up and running by the middle of the month.

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Karl Chester pictured with his family

Bikers set to take to the roads to remember motorcyclist Karl Chester

Bikers from across Lancashire are going to ride together in memory of motorcyclist Karl Chester.
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Karl Chester.

Friends raise funds to pay for funeral of Preston biker Karl Chester

Friends of a Preston motorcyclist who died on the M62 motorway are raising funds to help pay for his funeral costs.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Lancashire cranks up the heat in fight against the county's pothole epidemic

Prevention is as important as the cure.
Transport

Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
Business
A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.

Environment

MINI BEAST FROM THE EAST: Yellow weather warnings issued for Lancashire this weekend

Weather forecasters are predicting snow in parts of Lancashire this weekend, and have issued a yellow warning for residents to 'be aware' of the potential disruption.
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A design image of the multi-storey car park plans

PROJECT UPDATE: Parking at Royal Preston Hospital

Additional spaces planned to ease parking woes at hospital.
Health
The list of withheld registrations includes combinations which should never be seen on the roads

These are some of the number plates the DVLA has banned in 2018

Hundreds of number plate combinations that are potentially offensive or in poor taste are banned from being used each year, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has said.

Transport
Fireman John Fletcher, left, and driver Clifford Nelson relaxing on the rails outside Morecambe during a delay in services

Riding on Lancashire's last steam trains

John Fletcher was one of the last railwaymen of the steam era in Lancashire. His new autobiography charts what life was like on the footplate, riding the rails of the Red Rose county

Lifestyle
Half of car park fine appeals are granted

Half of car park fine appeals are granted

More than half of drivers who appeal parking fines on Preston’s council-owned car parks are having their tickets torn up, according to new figures.

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Stricklands Lane has been closed

Road closed after car crashes into gas main in Stalmine

A road was closed after a car crashed into a gas main on a busy rural route though Stalmine, say police.
Transport
If you're heading out, check how the traffic's moving

What are the motorways like in Lancashire? Find out with these traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn't give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.

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