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Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

One lane of the M6 has been closed due to an overturned van.
Transport
The motorway is closed in both directions.

M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.
News
Logik Developments, headed by Andrew Flintoff, have submitted plans to build a 35-storey block of apartments in the centre of Manchester (Image via Logik Developments).

Andrew Flintoff sets his sights on building a huge skyscraper in central Manchester

Preston sporting icon Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff has unveiled plans for his first foray into property development - a luxury 35-storey apartment block in the middle of Manchester.
Cricket
Two slip roads have been closed.

Motorway slip roads closed as police deal with 'distressed' woman on a bridge

Two motorway slip roads on the M6 have been closed this morning (Saturday, June 16) while police dealt with what they described as a "distressed" woman on a bridge.
Transport
The seized Audi.

Car seized after driver "swerving all over the road" only had a provisional licence

Preston Police have revealed how they seized an Audi after the driver was stopped for swerving all over the carriageway.
Crime
An artist's impression of the roof terrace on the finished buidling

PROJECT UPDATE: Preston Sorting Office plan

£5.9m flats plan on course to be complete early next year.

News
Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Motorway diversion plans north of Lancaster have been altered - to the relief of residents and Lancashire County Council.

Transport
Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

Transport
The Leyland-made Popemobile in 1982 for Pope John Paul II's visit to Lancashire.

Classic car comes to Leyland Festival's rescue in absence of the town's Popemobile

The lack of a Popemobile at today’s Leyland Festival has been resolved at the eleventh hour – with a 1964 cream convertible Morris Minor coming to the rescue.
Whats on
William Fletcher, right, receives the award

Preston-based Recycling Lives 'the One to Watch'

Preston-based Recycling Lives’ impressive growth and unique business model has seen it named by The Sunday Times as the One to Watch.

News
Network Rail is working on new tracks

More rail works in North West this weekend

Passengers travelling in the North West are reminded to check before they travel this weekend as upgrades to the railway take place.

News
Get snapping

Welsh Assembly committee launches pothole photography competition

A pothole competition has been launched by a Welsh Assembly committee.

Politics
Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
Music
An artist's impression of the St Georges shopping centre makeover

St George’s shopping centre's fresh look bid gets thumbs up from Preston's planning committee

A makeover to the frontage of the St George’s shopping centre - including a “living wall” feature - is all set to go after being given the stamp of approval from the council.
Business
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
News
Spark during the illuminated tram parade as part of Lightpool Festival in 2017.

BBC Philharmonic to trip the Lights fantastic with Lightpool Festival return

Blackpool’s award-winning Lightpool Festival will return, with a light and sound spectacular featuring the BBC Philharmonic.

Business
Moderation is the key

Prime Minister weighs in on row over World Cup flags

Theresa May has said she hopes that a way can be found for all England football fans to be able to show their support for the team by flying flags during the World Cup.
Offbeat
Longridge Sports and Social Club.

Members meeting at the now-closed Longridge Sports and Social Club

Members of Longridge Sports and Social Club are descending upon the now defunct members club for an insight into what the future holds.

News
Mayor Stuart Carefoot and President Roger Cain cut the ribbon at the official opening of new male and female changing rooms and conference room at Longridge Golf Club. Photos by David Hurst.

Longridge Golf Club celebrates state-of-the-art commerce hub

Expansion plans at Longridge Golf Club have finally been completed – putting it in a premium position to bring further commercial and business opportunities to the town.

Business
Artist's impression of the proposed winter ice rink in Dalton Square

Pub couple reveal festive ice rink plans for Lancaster

Plans to create a winter wonderland in one of Lancaster’s historic squares have been revealed.

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