Long delays after motorway crash

Commuters were stuck in long queues after a collision blocked one lane of the M55 motorway this afternoon.

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Rev Ron October 12 2016 Broughton crossroads, Avenham Park and Knott End to Fleetwood Ferry

Transporting you back with happy memories

My first picture today is a view of the idyllic past at Broughton crossroads.

Broughton Bypass work at Garstang Road this summer

Broughton Bypass works delayed and over-budget

The Broughton Bypass is to be completed five months later than scheduled, County Hall bosses have admitted.

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Committee members of Fulwood and Broughton Townswomens Guild - Carol Jones, chairman,  Pat Woods, treasurer, Jean Lether, deputy chairman, Dorothy Law, secretary and Janet Bacon, publicity officer at their monthly business meeting

Women’s group is bowled over by their drive to improve civil rights

Founded to fight for women’s rights, the Townswomen’s Guild is still as strong as the day it was formed.

Broughton junction of the M55

Motorway closures planned for bridge works

WORK gets underway from Monday on the motorway bridge on the M55 at the Broughton Interchange.

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GOING UP: Work on the new GB Energy Supply offices is well underway in Broughton

Energy firm building new headquarters in village

Traffic jams will soon be a thing of the past in one of Lancashire’s most congested villages.

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A car smashed into a house in Sandygate Lane in Preston

Car smashes into Preston house

A car has smashed into the front of a house in Preston.

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helping hand: Lancashire police has been recruiting mounted volunteers to help crack rural crime

Rural crime costs hit £2m in Lancashire

INSURERS have warned that criminals targeting farms are getting increasingly sophisticated.

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4 bedroom detached house for sale Camforth Hall Lane, Whittingham, Preston, Lancashire.  �650,000

These houses in Preston cost almost the same as a garage in London

​A double garage in an upmarket part of London has been sold for a record-breaking £670,000 - but what can you buy in Lancashire for that sum?

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Machine falls over on D'Urton lane, Preston.

Guild Wheel safety fears after piling rig toppled in road

The man who helped co-design Preston’s Guild Wheel says it’s lucky no-one was hurt after a large industrial machine toppled in the road.

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MP Mark Hednrick watches the Referendum count at Preston's Guild Hall

EU Referendum: Preston says Leave

Preston faces the new day as a city which has turned its back on Europe.

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Heavy traffic sees workers delayed

Heavy traffic sees workers delayed

Being late for work has been a common theme this morning after heavy congestion in the Broughton and Fulwood areas of Preston.

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Whittingham Lane, close to where 61 homes are to be built. Picture: Google

Green light for new housing development

A housing development in rural Preston has been given the green light.

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A cyclist passes through Avenham Park, Preston, Lancs., on a warm and sunny day in the Lancashire city. Britain is preparing for an taste of summer this weekend with temperatures of more than 26C (79F) forecast for parts of the country. 5 May 2016.

10 reasons it is actually pretty fantastic to live and work in Preston

(In no particular order but starting with beer..)

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The southbound M6 at Broughton Interchange near Preston will be closed for three nights

Drivers warned of closure on M6 near Preston

Motorists have been warned of a closure on the M6 near Preston.

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from left, Sarah Unsworth, a 999 call handler, meets baby Lexi, now eight-weeks-old, after she helped Joanne Pickles deliver her own grandchild as Hayley Thompson, right, went into labour, pictured at North West Ambulance Service headquatures in Broughton,

Emotional reunion for new mum, grandma and 999 call handler

AN emergency call operator has had an emotional reunion with the baby she helped a grandmother to deliver.

M6 congestion

Motorway delays after crash

Queues are building up on the M6 north of Preston following an accident.

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Wagon backing out of Hoyles Lane

Wagon train on the road to hell

Trucking hell is blighting a rural community hemmed in by housing developments, claims a local councillor.

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Mark Kay

Family pay tribute to 55-year-old man found dead on motorway

The family of a 55-year-old Preston man whose body was found on the M55 near Broughton last week have paid tribute to “a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.”

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Tabley Lane Bridge

Body found on motorway

Police are investigating after a body was found on the M55 near Preston in the early hours of today.

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