Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

Photo Neil Cross
Average speed cameras have been installed on London Road, Preston

Average speed cameras put in place in Preston with enforcement to begin in March

Average speed cameras are being installed at eight sites across Lancashire. Here’s what you need to know.

Work continues at the new roundabout on Eastway, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday February 14, 2017.

City road closures scheduled for weekend

A section of Eastway will be closed this weekend as work continues on a new roundabout.

Preston City Centre
The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

Junction 27 of the M6 southbound.

Dogs on hard shoulder

Police are warning motorway commuters to take extra care on the M6 this morning after reports of two dogs on the hard shoulder.

Traffic news

Motorway warning - accident approaching M65 junction

Reports are coming through of an accident involving a motorcycle and a van on the M65 roundabout at Lostock Hall.

Lostock Hall
A683 in Caton. Picture: Google

Biker hurt in crash near Lancaster

A biker has been hurt in a crash near Lancaster.

M61 J9.  Picture: Google

Man seen pushing car down outside lane of M61

A man has been spotted pushing a car in the outside lane of the M61.

M6 j31 Pic: Google

Argument on hard shoulder of M6 after crash

A row broke out between two drivers on the hard shoulder of the M6 today (Monday) after a crash.

Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
Tarnacre Lane, St Michael's. Picture: Google

Hunt for two men after car overturns in St Michael’s

A man has been arrested after a car overturned in St Michael’s.

M6 J32. Pic: Google

M6 delays because of exhaust in outside lane

Drivers on the M6 have been facing delays this morning (Monday) because of an exhaust in the carriageway.

M61 J4 Pic: Google

Motorway delays due to ladders on M61

Motorists are being warned of a set of ladders on the M61.

Police have caught six speeding drivers in a crackdown in Leyland. Picture: South Ribble Police

Six speeding drivers caught in police crackdown in Leyland

Police have caught six speeding drivers in a crackdown in Leyland.

Cannon Street

Preston city centre road to close as shared space branches out

A street in the centre of Preston is to be given a new look, with another shared space linking to the controversial Fishergate scheme.

Photo Neil Cross
Roadworks with traffic lights on Eastway, Preston, are causing misery to commuters

Preston’s Eastway roadworks will take longer - due to cold weather

Overnight road closures planned for this weekend in north Preston have been rescheduled due to the anticipated cold weather.

Drivers are experiencing delays

Delays on M65 after car smash

Drivers are experiencing delays after two lanes were closed on the M65 following a car smash.
Potholes on Market Place, Longridge

Highways bosses vow to assess pothole ridden roads

Highways bosses at Lancashire County Council have responded to criticisms over the state of roads in Longridge and have vowed to survey areas of major concern.

Members of the Garstang and Knott End Light Railway group at Hackensall Crossing, Knott End, with the part of the route to Knott End behind them

All aboard for Garstang rail line revival

Railway revivalists are to launch a campaign which could see part of an almost forgotten rail route restored.

Wyre and Garstang
Dredging work taking place on the Lancaster Canal. Photo: Canal & River Trust

Massive dredging works to start on Preston’s canal network

More than 15,000 tonnes of silt is to be dredged from the Ribble Link and parts of the Lancaster Canal near Preston.

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