Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

Delays are reported on the southbound M6 after a vehicle fire, say police.
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.

Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Major disruption is expected for train passengers hoping to travel to London today following a major blaze at a London timber yard.

Delays after crash on northbound M6 near Preston

A man was taken to hospital with suspected back and neck injuries after a two vehicle crash on the northbound M6 near Preston, say police.
A road in Parbold has been blocked due to a fallen tree.

Fallen tree blocks road in Parbold

A road in Parbold has been blocked due to a fallen tree.

Delays have been caused on the M6 by a three-vehicle collision

Crash on M6 causing serious delays

Serious delays have been experienced by motorists on the M6 after a three-car collision.
Prices are on the rise

Motorists hit with largest weekly increase in fuel prices since January

Motorists have been hit with the largest weekly increase in fuel prices since early January, new figures show.

Here are the locations to avoid in the North West

Roads alert as storm Aileen heads towards North West

Highways England are urging drivers to take extra care on motorways and major A roads overnight and tomorrow morning during Storm Aileen.
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Stagecoach bus

Bus users in Buckshaw Village launch petition after changes to 109a route

Residents in Buckshaw Village have started a petition following changes to the number 109a bus route.
Cycling UK has written to transport minister Jesse Norman calling for the launch of a campaign

Cycling charity urges awareness campaign about dangers of 'car dooring'

Awareness about the dangers of hitting cyclists with car doors must be raised, a charity has warned.

Delays after crash on the M61

Delays on M61 after 3-car smash

All lanes have now re-opened after an accident on the southbound M61 near Chorley.
Matthew Briggs, whose wife Kim was killed by cyclist Charlie Alliston

Widower of pedestrian killed by cyclist vows to bring change in law

The widower of a woman knocked down and killed by a rider on a fixed-gear bike has vowed to bring about a change in the law to make it easier to prosecute cyclists who injure or kill pedestrians.

Police have charged two people with human trafficking offences

Aid worker denies involvement in trafficking following M6 incident

An aid worker and her cousin have appeared in court accused of a human trafficking offence.
The closures will affect Pope Lane on both sides of the junction with the A582 (Penwortham Way/Golden Way).

Temporary road closures to take place in South Ribble

Sections of Pope Lane in South Ribble will temporarily close for junction work from Monday September 11 to Saturday October 7, says Lancashire County Council.

A hole was discovered in the M6 this morning

M6 lane closure due to pot hole

Drivers on the M6 are suffering delays after a pothole was discovered this morning.
On average, a 17-24-year-old driver now pays 2,379 to run a car in the first year of driving

Government policy fuels rise in car insurance costs for young drivers

Car insurance costs for young drivers have rocketed over the past year as a result of controversial government tax and policy changes.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North walked out amid worsening industrial relations in the industry.

Train services disrupted as rail strikes hit Lancashire

Rail workers at three train operators were "solidly supporting" fresh strikes on Monday in bitter disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains, disrupting travel as people returned to work after the summer holidays and schools reopened for the new term.

Forecourt prices could rise by up to 4p per litre

UK petrol price could rise up to 4p after hurricane shuts down US refineries

UK motorists are being warned to expect a hike in the cost of unleaded petrol due to Hurricane Harvey.

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