Samlesbury

England, United Kingdom

Latest Stories

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J30 for M61 to J31 for A59 Preston New Road.

M6 Lancashire - Two lanes closed and queues on M6 northbound from J30 M61 to J31, A59 (Samlesbury), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, from J31 for A59 Preston New Road to J30 for M61.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed on M6 southbound from J31, A59 (Samlesbury) to J30 M61, because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

The high achieving 'class of 92' have developed new degrees with Lancaster University
The high achieving 'Class of 92' have set up a new university which opens in September 2019.

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, from J32 for M55 to J31 for A59 Preston New Road.

M6 Lancashire - One lane blocked and it's heavy on M6 southbound from J32, M55 (Broughton Interchange) to J31, A59 (Samlesbury), because of a lorry that's broken down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, from J31A for B6242 Bluebell Way to J31 for A59 Preston New Road.

M6 Lancashire - Two lanes closed and queues on M6 southbound from J31a, B6242 (Longridge) to J31, A59 (Samlesbury), because of an accident. Congestion to J32 (M55 Broughton interchange), and beyond M55 Eastbound J1 (Fulwood).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe accident, from J32 for M55 to J31 for A59 Preston New Road.

M6 Lancashire - M6 closed southbound from J32, M55 (Broughton Interchange) to J31, A59 (Samlesbury), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe accident, from J31 for A59 Preston New Road to J32 for M55.

M6 Lancashire - Two lanes closed on M6 northbound from J31, A59 (Samlesbury) to J32, M55 (Broughton Interchange), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, before J31A for B6242 Bluebell Way.

M6 Lancashire - Long delays and two lanes closed on M6 southbound before J31a, B6242 (Longridge), because of a break down. Congestion to for 5 miles on approach to J32 (Broughton Interchange) Resdial delays remain Northbound which was back to J28 (Leyland) also affecting the M61 Northbound which is back to J8 (Chorley).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Floods improving, but focus switches to Whaley Bridge

Alex Hamilton

BBC Weather

Heavy rains and flooding are beginning to recede around the North West, but the focus is shifting to Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire where more than 6,000 residents have been evacuated.

A reservoir dam has been damaged by rising waters and a severe weather warning has been issued.

You can follow all the latest from Derbyshire here

A yellow weather weather warning remains in place for Greater Manchester with more showers expected.

But the situation is expected to further improve showers over night.

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire southbound severe disruption, at J31 for A59 Preston New Road.

M6 Lancashire - One lane closed and it's heavy on M6 southbound at J31, A59 (Samlesbury), because of vehicle tyre change.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

North West weather: Wet and windy

North West weather: Wet and windy

A weather warning is in place for heavy rain across the region and winds will be gusty at times.

Temperatures will reach highs of 21C.

North West weather: Storm warnings

A weather warning has been issued for thundery showers and localised flooding in parts of the region this afternoon.

Temperatures will reach a high of 23C.

Met Office weather warnings in place for later this week

BBC Weather

The Met Office has put yellow weather warnings in place for thunderstorms for the North West on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Outbreaks of heavy rain are due to arrive early on Tuesday and spread further and become more widespread during the day on Wednesday.

Read more from BBC Weather

Tuesday's weather warning
Met Office
The weather warning for Tuesday
Wednesday's weather warning
Met Office
The weather warning for Wednesday

Send us your flooding photos and stories

Have you been caught up in the deluge? How are the water levels in your area?

Please email your stories and photographs to nwt@bbc.co.uk

Or you can tweet us @BBCNWT

Generic smartphone
BBC