Lancashire News

Lancashire LIVE: M6 set to reopen after morning crash

Last update: Thursday July 01st, 2021, 10:59 AM View new updates M6 REOPEN after 10 hours of closure M6 will reopen shortly after the 10am closure, according to Highways The M6 ​​will reopen shortly after a 10-hour shutdown following a serious 1 a.m. lorry crash, Highways England said. The accident …

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What the Newspaper Say – June 29

Sajid Javid’s plans to lift pandemic restrictions, the Euro 2020 clash between England and Germany and other fallout from the Matt Hancock scandal on Tuesday headlines. the Daily Express calls the new Secretary of Health “Mr. Optimism” because he announces the “end of the line for the lockdown”, a message …

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Florida building collapse toll rises to nine

The death toll in a Florida oceanfront apartment building collapse has risen to nine as search and rescue efforts continue, a local official said. One person died in hospital and workers removed four more bodies from the wreckage, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said on Sunday. Dozens of rescuers remained …

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Mom and baby rescued from M57 after horror explosion

A mom and toddler were rescued from the side of the M57 after their car suffered a horrific high-speed explosion. Joanna Hall was about to drop off her two-year-old daughter Penny at her mother’s house where she hit a concrete slab on the pavement. Joanna, 36, “held back” after spotting …

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New Blackburn Parish Hall approved by planners

A VICTORIAN church in the city center must have a replacement parish hall. Planners have approved a new two-story brick building to meet the needs of residents of new housing developments near St Luke’s Church in Bank Top, Blackburn. It would replace an existing single-storey hall built in the early …

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These Lancashire bus lanes should be enforced by cameras

Eight bus lines established only through Burnley, Accrington and Lancaster will be monitored by technology after plans are approved by Lancashire County Council Cabinet. Read more Read more £ 1million in road safety programs revealed for Lancashire – half of which to help cyclists New traffic orders have been issued …

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Police tackle driving offenses in Nelson

There has been an increased police presence in the Nelson and Brierfield areas aimed at targeting anti-social conduct. Additional police have patrolled in response to an “increasing number of anti-social driving incidents” in the area. A police spokeswoman said they understood speeding, shopping, garbage, noise pollution, reckless and reckless driving. …

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PHX and LEP to improve skills of county workforce

The Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership has selected PHX Training to deliver its development program throughout the county. Together, they will help 1,500 people gain professional qualifications over the next two years. The program is funded by the Ministry of Work and Pensions alongside the European Social Fund and is designed …

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North West Square | COMMENT

Significant strategic development programs are planned across Lancashire which will accelerate our economic recovery from the pandemic and enable our future growth plans, writes Stephen Young of Lancashire County Council. Together with our partners, we are redefining Lancashire with a safe and sustainable approach to our Covid recovery. We proactively …

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OFTED takes action against Lancashire children’s home

The OFSTED inspection watchdog has announced it is taking further ‘compliance action’ against a children’s home in rural Lancashire. The house, which is part of the former Mountwood Academy site on Ward Green Lane, Ribchester, serves young people with special needs. Some of the young residents were removed from the …

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Historic East Lancashire bakery hits the market

A HISTORIC East Lancashire bakery was brought to market after its last owners decided to hang up their aprons. Caroline and Paul France are looking for new owners to take over The Cottage Bakery on Burnley Road, Crawshawbooth, and have hired Black Business Brokers to help them with the process. …

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Scatter order set up after kids took fireworks

A dispersal order was put in place in an area of ​​Lancashire after teenagers were caught setting off fireworks. On Wednesday evening, officers from Preston were forced to implement the dispersal order in the town’s New Hall Lane area. The action came after incidents of disorder where police received several …

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Eight dead after shooting at California yard

An employee opened fire on a California yard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people. The suspect was also dead, authorities said. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s spokesperson MP Russell Davis said the suspect was an employee of the Valley Transportation Authority, which provides buses, light rail and other transit services in …

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Lancashire v Yorkshire: 2021 County Championship game preview

Game schedules, streaming information, tickets and trips, team news, one-on-one review, weather forecast, forecast and everything you need to know before the final round of the LV = Insurance County Championship … Fixation: Lancashire vs. Yorkshire Location: Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester Appointment: Thursday May 27, 2021 – Sunday May 30, …

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Good video helps M3 Project tackle homelessness

New LBV Hub Non-profit Appropriate video M3 project M3 Project is a specialist charity based in Rossendale committed to tackling homelessness among young people aged 16 to 21 in the North West. Alan Dorrington, Charity Officer, said: “M3 volunteers are a unique group of individuals who open their homes to …

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Bad weather kills runners in cross-country race in China

Twenty-one people participating in a mountain cross-country race have died in northwest China after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit the high-altitude track. Hundreds of staff were called in for the rescue effort after participants suffered physical discomfort and the sudden drop in temperature. The runners were running on …

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The royals wish Archie a happy second birthday

The Queen and Prince of Wales wished Archie Mountbatten-Windsor a happy second birthday. The royals posted to social media on Thursday morning, alongside images of Archie as a baby. The son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has spent much of his life in America with his parents. Meghan …

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New car sales down 13% from April to crisis average

New car sales last month were down about 13% from the April average before the pandemic, according to preliminary figures. Around 141,000 new cars were registered in the UK in April, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). That’s about a 30-fold increase from the same month …

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Indian government faces calls for new lockdown

The Indian government has faced calls for a strict lockdown to slow a devastating outbreak of new coronavirus cases. A New Delhi court will also decide whether to punish officials for failing to increase irregular oxygen supplies to overcrowded hospitals. With 382,315 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, India’s total …

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Lancashire company Barnfield gets a new look

A large Lancashire company received a whole new look for the first time in over 30 years. Barnfield, established in 1976, has always been a developer, but is best known in the industry as a prime contractor. And now, it is hoped that the results of a brand renewal project …

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