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Man charged after fatal collision in Whitestake

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal collision in Whitestake last August.

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John Flowers

Utility company guilty of breach after tragic death of worker

A major utility firm has been found guilty of a health and safety offence following the death of a worker.

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Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

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Bobbi Martin was reported missing from the central area of Blackpool and last seen on Tuesday, March 21.

Girl, 16, missing from Blackpool

Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Blackpool.
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Mehboob Elahi, sped down Blackpool Prom at 100mph before driving onto the tram tracks and smashing into an electricity pole

Teens feared death at 100mph on Prom

Reckless driver Mehboob Elahi is facing the threat of jail – after driving down the Prom at 100mph before smashing his luxury car into an electricity pole.

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Lauren Jeska.

Jailed athlete’s parents speak out over gender row

The parents of a transgender runner from Lancaster jailed after stabbing an athletics chief amid a row over her gender have spoken out.

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Leyland Police Station

Detective who took camera from evidence store is sacked

A detective has been dismissed for gross misconduct after a disciplinary hearing found he took property from a police evidence store.

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Motorists warned - average speed cameras are now live

Preston’s first average speed cameras are now live – motorists have been warned.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Police close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after yesterday's terrorist attack (Pic: Jonathan Brady/PA)

Security to be reviewed across Lancashire after Westminster terror attack

Police chiefs in Lancashire are carrying out a security review following the lone wolf terrorist attack in London.

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Leyland Police Station

Lancashire detective appears at misconduct hearing

A Lancashire detective accused of gross misconduct has claimed fears he might lose his job in a restructure led him to delay admitting he had relocated a camera, missing from a police evidence store, in his office cupboard.

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Investigating officers used eye witness accounts and CCTV to identify youths responsible for anti-social behaviour in the Factory Way Pilling Lane area.

Police crackdown on anti-social youths in Chorley

Police have cracked-down on youths responsible for anti-social behaviour after a rise in reported incidents in Chorley.
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Scott Cardwell.

‘Most wanted’ Morecambe arsonist jailed for seven years

A violent arsonist - dubbed ‘Morecambe’s most wanted’ - has been jailed for seven years after he went on the run from the police.

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Officers in South Ribble are now warning residents in Lancashire to make sure that they do not fall victim to the PPI scam.

SCAM ALERT: Police issue warning after Leyland resident targeted in PPI con

A Leyland resident has been targeted by scammers claiming to be offering PPI compensation, say police.
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The three-year probe led to the prosecution of six men and two complicated trials at Liverpool Crown Court.

Preston Lawyers face jail for fraud

Four Preston legal workers are facing jail over a conspiracy to rip off insurance firms.
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Police have said that all the victims were aged 10 at the time.

Former deputy head teacher from Preston charged with historic sex offences

A former deputy head teacher has been charged with a string of sexual offences against children, say police.
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Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness, who has died aged 66.  McGuinness. Photo credit Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Dad of IRA bomb victim pays tribute

A man who lost his son to an IRA bomb attack has paid tribute to Northern Ireland’s former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness.

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Drinks raid leaves shop cashier shaken

A shop assistant was left shaken after three men attacked the corner newsagent’s where he was working alone at night.

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William McGloon was found safe and well in Lancaster

Missing St Annes man found 'safe and well'

A man from St Annes, who went missing while staying with family in Cumbria, has been found safe and well.
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