Motorway closed after fatal crash

A stretch of the motorway is closed after a crash in which one person has died.

OOPS: All in a days work for the infamous Fishergate bollard in the Twittersphere

Meet Preston’s newest social media star

You might think it’s a load of old bollards... but Preston’s latest celebrity is proving a smash hit on social media.

Crash causes lane closure and queues on M61

Crash causes lane closure and queues on M61

A crash has seen one lane closed on the M61 northbound.

Van said to be involved in RTC on M6. Picture: @Lancsroadpolice

Delays on motorway after crashes

Motorists were tonight warned of delays in and around the junction of the M65 and M61 in Lancashire.

Crash: The wreckage of a car after a collision in Wigan Road PICTURE: Lancs Road police

Driver cut from wreckage after car flips in late night collision

A driver was cut free from the wreckage of his car after a crash in Euxton, near Chorley.

Lancaster Railway Station

UPDATED: Flooding causes rail delays in Lancashire

Train travellers are facing delays and cancellations between Lancaster and Preston this morning due to flooding.

Virgin train

UPDATED: Lines reopen after de-railment

Rail lines have re-opened after a de-railed train was put back on the tracks in Lancashire.

Highways England's preferred routes for a tunnel between Sheffield and Manchester.

Cross-Pennine tunnel routes revealed

Five alternative routes have been published for a possible new tunnel under the Pennines – a project described by the Department for Transport as the most ambitious road scheme in the UK for half of century.

Private Matthew Wade

Soldier killed in accident will ‘be sorely missed’

Tributes have been paid to a Fylde soldier who has been killed in a road accident.

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Road closed after motorbike crash near Preston primary school

A road was closed near a Preston primary school on Wednesday after a crash involving a motorbike.

Lincoln Shields, of Trampower, with the tram that has been stored in Preston for more than a year gathering dust, as it awaits planning permission

Plans for tram line project in Preston stalled yet again

Plans for the first phase of a project to build a tram line in Preston have been stalled - yet again.

M6 in Lancashire

Major congestion on M6 a mystery

Tailbacks stretching back more than 10 miles caused chaos for drivers today in Lancashire

Cost of living - fuel prices drop further

Cost of living - fuel prices drop further

There is good news for consumers as the cost of fuel dropped again this week, with unleaded petrol now at 109.3 pence per litre -.5p per litre cheaper than the price seven days ago.
A biker was injured in an accident near Carnforth. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Biker injured in smash near Carnforth

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident close to Carnforth.


Collison causes delays on M6 and M61

A rush hour collision between a car and an lorry caused long delays on two motorways near Preston today.

Queues along Lightfoot Lane as work takes place on Eastway

Traffic warning: commuter jams in north Preston

Commuters have reported long delays caused by roadworks in the North Preston Employment Area.


Drunk driver swerved across motorway - in front of a police car

A drunk driver who nodded off at the wheel and swerved in front of a police car on the M6 has been arrested.


Pensioner knocked off his motability scooter

A 67-year-old man was injured when his motability scooter collided with a minibus in Penwortham this afternoon.

Car collides with bollard on Fishergate, Preston.
Picture courtesy of Steve Pierrie

‘Turn it into a roundabout’ say drivers of Fishergate’s confusing bollard

IT’S the road feature which has left city motorists scratching their heads.

Preston City Centre
Fishergate in Preston

Road closures planned for city centre over Fishergate project extension

ROADS will be closed in the city centre as part of the Fishergate shared space project.

Preston City Centre
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