Current Lancashire News
LATEST: Strong winds hit East Lancashire - Lancashire Telegraph
Speed restictions of 50mph were imposed on part of the M6 in Lancashire this morning. Steve Willington, the Met Offce's chief forecaster, said: “A rapidly deepening Atlantic depression was forecast to move east to the north of Scotland during last ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:02:07 GMT
Flood chaos hits Lancashire - Lancashire Evening Post
Flood warnings have been put in place after gale force winds and heavy rain caused chaos throughout the day. In Penwortham the River Ribble burst its banks leaving playing fields at Penwortham Holme Pavillion submerged in water. Elsewhere the main ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:45:24 GMT
Flood alerts for Lancashire coast as severe gales batter region - Lancaster Today
A flood warning has been issued for North Lancashire at Sunderland Point, Overton, and Heaton, the Wyre estuary at Hambleton and Sandside and Arnside in South Cumbria. And flood alerts are in place along the coastline from Heysham to Cockerham and ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:59:32 GMT
NEWS ALERT: East Lancashire braced for severe weather - Lancashire Telegraph
The region is facing a short, sharp, stormy spell of weather over the next 48 hours. The forecasters have issued an 'Amber', 'be prepared' warning with wind gusts in excess of 80 mph expected. The high winds are likely to have an impact on transport ...
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:20:38 GMT
Blackburn health expert blasts Government over welfare cuts - Lancashire Telegraph
In October, the Lancashire Telegraph reported how the number of people using food banks in East Lancashire has more than tripled in the last year. We have launched a campaign urging people to donate goods to their local foodbanks to help those in ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:08:33 GMT
Cyril Washbrook: The Lancashire opener who formed a great opening ... - Cricket Country
With time, Washbrook flourished as an opening batsman for Lancashire and England. His best years, as with so many others of his generation, were scooped away by the War, but whatever remained was a considerable structure in the landscape of English ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:15:15 GMT
RSPCA investigate dead horse found dumped in Darwen - Lancashire Telegraph
The RSPCA have released photographs of the horse, two of which the Lancashire Telegraph have published with the charity's support. Inspector Hamblin said: “I think it is very important that people see the photographs, as upsetting as it might be, as it ...
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:05:41 GMT