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Severe accident: A682 Lancashire both ways

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A682 Lancashire both ways severe accident, from A671 Trafalgar Street to Tesco Petrol Station.

A682 Lancashire - A682 Centenary Way in Burnley closed in both directions from the A671 Trafalgar Street junction to the Tesco Petrol Station junction, because of an accident involving single vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M65 Lancashire westbound

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M65 Lancashire westbound severe accident, from J10 for A671 Cavalry Way Burnley to J9 for A679 Hapton.

M65 Lancashire - It's slow on M65 westbound from J10, A671 (Burnley) to J9, A679 (Hapton), because of an accident.

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

'We're trying to get our heads around new rules'

A senior police chief has said his force is looking for clarity about enforcing the new lockdown restrictions in east Lancashire.

DCC Terry Woods
Lancashire Constabulary

Terry Woods, Deputy Chief Constable of Lancashire Constabulary told BBC Radio Lancashire; "I think we're all trying to get our heads around it aren't we? Let's be honest."

He added: "Over the next few hours we're expecting a lot more clarity to come out."

Mr Woods said the force was expecting many calls over the weekend about big house parties or barbecues and said they would be dealt with proportionally.

Dalton fatal crash trial date set for next April

A man charged with causing the deaths of three members of a Barrow family by dangerous driving on Fathers' Day will go on trial at Preston Crown Court on 26 April.

Joshua Flynn was walking with his son Coby-Jay and daughter Skylar when they were hit by a Peugeot 206 that mounted the pavement in Abbey Road.

Flowers at scene of Dalton crash
BBC

David Logan, 47, of Broughton Road in Dalton, appeared at Preston Crown Court today and pleaded not guilty to three charges of causing their deaths by dangerous driving, and one charge of causing damage of unknown value. He was remanded in custody.

Intensive care unit claps out last Covid-19 patient

Coronavirus: Applause as patient leaves Blackpool ICU after 60 days
A Lancashire man who spent 60 days being treated for coronavirus has been clapped as he left intensive care.

Spotlight on South Asians in Blackburn 'unfair'

Negative spotlight on South Asians in Blackburn as a result of coronavirus 'unfair'
A negative spotlight on South Asians in Blackburn as a result of coronavirus has been called 'unfair' by a youth worker and an anti-racism activist

Severe disruption: M65 Lancashire westbound

BBC News Travel

M65 Lancashire westbound severe disruption, at J10 for A671 Cavalry Way Burnley.

M65 Lancashire - One lane closed on M65 westbound at J10, A671 (Burnley), because of a breakdown. Traffic is coping well.

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