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Guided busway to shut for maintenance

The guided busway will be shut for the entire weekend for maintenance work.

Transport
A Stagecoach bus

Bus fares to rise alongside shake-up for timetables

Bus fares are set to rise in the borough from next month.
Transport

Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
Business
A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.

Environment
The list of withheld registrations includes combinations which should never be seen on the roads

These are some of the number plates the DVLA has banned in 2018

Hundreds of number plate combinations that are potentially offensive or in poor taste are banned from being used each year, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has said.

Transport
A Stagecoach bus

Borough bus services both cut and created

There were winners and losers today in a major shake-up of borough bus services.

Transport
Haydock Island

‘Drivers are risking their lives’ at accident blackspot

Hundreds of motorists have signed a petition demanding increased safety measures at an accident blackspot.

Transport
If you're heading out, check how the traffic's moving

What are the motorways like in Lancashire? Find out with these traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn't give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.

Transport
General view of Crankwood Road where off-road bikes are a nuisance

Off-road bikers 'terrorising' neighbourhood

Off-road bikers are “terrorising” a local neighbourhood, according to one resident who has catalogued a string of anti-social behaviour involving the vehicles.

Transport
Drivers are suffering long delays

Delays on M6 after gritter breaks down

Drivers using the M6 this morning have been warned to allow extra time for their journeys after a gritter broke down.
Transport
There have been several incidents this morning

Weather warning after crashes on motorway in Wigan

Drivers are being urged to take care after several motorway crashes in wintry weather.
News
Emergency services were called out to reports of a collision involving ablue and white Austin Mini Sky Rose and a white BMW, yesterday.

Man killed and two others injured after horror crash in Leigh

A man has died and two others are seriously injured following a collision in Leigh, say police.

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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.
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The scene of the accident

HGV driver killed in M6 smash was just 37

The victim of the fatal road traffic collision has been confirmed as a 37-year-old man.
News
The car was well alight on the motorway

Vehicle fire causes more disruption on M6

Drivers faced another morning of disruption on the M6 motorway after a car caught fire.
News
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
Transport

Delays after crash on northbound M6

All lanes remain held on a section of the M6 motorway following a "serious" crash, say police.
Transport
A variety of trains from different eras

Rail passengers enduring journeys on 'clapped out' trains

Britain's trains are the oldest since current records began, an investigation has found.

Transport
Virgin Trains: The strike is off

Rail union cancels Virgin Trains strike after new pay offer

One of the unions planning to strike at Virgin Trains West Coast on Friday has called off the action.

Transport
A fifth of people do not select the most appropriate fare from ticket machines

70% of ticket machines do not produce cheapest train fares

More than two-thirds of ticket machines on Britain's railways do not inform passengers how to get the cheapest fares, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said.

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