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My stalking hell: Woman talks of her terror at the hands of obsessed colleague

A mental health worker was stalked by a senior psychiatric nurse who became obsessed with her at work.

Health
Lewis Edwards.

Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old boy from Garstang

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing from home in Garstang.

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On this occasion, no vehicles were found to be causing an obstruction.

Beat officer pushes pram around Penwortham

Police took an unusual tool along with them on their beat following complaints of vehicles obstructing pavements in Penwortham.
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New Lancashire Police cars launched to combat hate crime

New Lancashire Police cars launched to combat hate crime

Police bosses have launched two more cars with a special livery to highlight the trans and bisexual communities and the battle against hate crimes.

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Crews were called out to the fire outside B&M

Arson investigation after fire next to Preston City Centre shop

An investigation has been launched after wooden pallets were deliberately set alight outside a shop in Preston City Centre, say fire services.
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Stephen Barron, 66, was reported missing from his home in Mintlaw, and was last seen on Friday, 8 September 2017

Police search for man missing for over a week

Police in Scotland are searching for a missing man who they believe may be in Blackpool or Morecambe.

Crime

Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

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Believe it, or not, this is mouldy kebab meat found on the premises

PICTURES: Filthy takeaway sold mouldy out-of-date food from dirty kitchen

These are some of the disgusting images which led to the downfall of a takeaway boss.

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The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-calledpaedophile hunters.

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Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash in Lancaster.

Appeal following fatal crash in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information following a fatal crash in Lancaster.

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Pc Fiona Bone (left) and Pc Nicola Hughes

5 years on: Police Constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone were killed by Dale Cregan

The heroic officers were killed in a gun and grenade ambush while responding to a report of a burglary in Greater Manchester on September 18 2012.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, September 18, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Crime

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.
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The trailer was stolen from Greaves Town Lane

Fulwood mum appeals for help after trailer theft

A Fulwood mother is appealing for help after her main source of income was cruelly snatched away by thieves.

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Police were contacted on Saturday, September 16 following the incident on Sandy Lane

SCAM ALERT: Rogue traders target elderly in Leyland

​An elderly person in Leyland was targeted by rogue traders who used illegal selling techniques to con them out of money, say police.
Crime
Police appeal

Police appeal after motorway smash

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a motorway crash which left a man with a broken leg.

News
Officers have issued a warning about the scam.

‘No suspicious circumstances’ surrounding death of man found ill in street

Police have revealed their are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was found seriously ill in the street.

Crime
Ellen Higginbottom murder: Agencies attempt to piece together vicious killer’s background

Ellen Higginbottom murder: Agencies attempt to piece together vicious killer’s background

A vicious predator visited a park on a summer’s day with the intention of sexually attacking and killing a young woman.

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Neil Baldwin has been jailed for five and a half years

Man jailed for sexually assaulting young girl in caravan

A man who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in a caravan after grooming her has been caged for five and a half years.
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