THE Duke of York's visit to East Lancashire today has been cancelled.

Prince Andrew was due to visit Nelson and Colne College in Scotland Road.

He was also scheduled to visit the Training 2000 site, Furthergate Business Park, Blackburn.

Due to 'adverse weather conditions' The Duke's helicopter is unable to take off from London this morning.

Prince Andrew was due to praise the college, its staff and students for endeavours in science and maths education.