POLICE have ticketed more than 20 cars for irresponsible parking on a busy road this evening.

People parked on the pavement on the Grane Road, Haslingden, forcing anyone walking along to step into traffic on a 50mph stretch of road.

A police spokesman said: "After complaints from local residents this evening we have ticketed over 20 vehicles on the Grane Road, Haslingden. Vehicles parking completely blocking the pavement forcing pedestrians into a 50mph road."

One passer-by said: "Looks like the lockdown is well and truly over. Never before have these idiots deserved their fines more."