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Stolen medal amongst items found by police after arrest in Morecambe

Police arrested a man in Morecambe and recovered numerous stolen items including an MBE medal.

Crime
Amber Rudd

Police union hit back at home secretary over pressures on service

The union which represents serving police officers in Lancashire has accused Home Secretary Amber Rudd of being in ‘cloud cuckoo land’ over the pressure on officers.

Crime
Northern Rail services will be running in and out of Manchester Victoria from Tuesday

Manchester’s Victoria station set to reopen

Manchester’s Victoria station will reopen from tomorrow, it has been announced.

Your lancashire
Jermaine Pilkington, 16, from Penwortham after losing two and half stone with Slimming World consulant Nicola Evans

Slimmer muscles his way into the army

A 16-year-old boy had dreams of joining the army – only to be told he was more than two stone overweight.

News
Owner’s appeal after pet goats die in blaze

Owner’s appeal after pet goats die in blaze

Pensioner Ronnie Hehir today appealed for information after a mystery fire killed her two pet goats, destroyed a stable and outbuildings and threatened the life of her pony Tiny.

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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017.

Offbeat
Preston car arson investigation

Preston car arson investigation

Police and firefighters were today investigating a suspected arson attack on a car.

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Georgina Callander, who died in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack. PA

Bomb victim’s family tells government to ‘open its eyes’

Manchester bombing victim Georgina Callander’s family has warned the Government to “open its eyes” to the terror threat - or more parents could lose children.

Your lancashire
Two goats die in Preston fire

Two goats die in Preston fire

Two goats died as fire engulfed stables in Preston.

Ribbleton
Police seize nuisance bike from park

Police seize nuisance bike from park

Police have seized a dirt bike after it was causing a nuisance over the weekend to visitors to a Preston Park.

Ashton-on-Ribble
The empty plinths

End of road for city bollards?

The notorious Fishergate Bollard and his five concrete chums could find their days are numbered now the Tories have taken over at County Hall.

Transport
Photo Neil Cross
The former Fulwood library on Garstang Road, Preston

Tory pledge to reopen all county’s shut-down libraries

The new man at the helm of cultural services at County Hall has pledged to re-open all the libraries closed under the previous administration.

Preston
Lecturer for counter terrorism at UCLan James Bonworth

‘We’re resilient and we won’t be beaten by terrorists’ says Lancashire counter terrorism expert

Thirty years as a chief inspector with Greater Manchester Police and eight years as a counter terrorism expert puts James Bonworth in a strong position to try and dissect Monday’s suicide bomb attack in Manchester.

Your lancashire
Long queues at Preston station as pasengers wait for replacement bus services.
Photo: Tom Taylor

No Bank Holiday trains from Preston to Carlisle

There will be no trains running from Preston to Carlisle tomorrow, Network Rail has announced.

Preston
Warning after wood burner causes shed blaze

Warning after wood burner causes shed blaze

Firefighters today issued a warning after a blaze caused by an unattended wood burner,

News
The stolen white Suzuki. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

Driver of stolen car was on drugs

Three men were arrested driving a stolen car on the M6 near Preston last night.

Preston
Resort pier blaze under investigation

Resort pier blaze under investigation

A suspicious fire which badly damaged a toilet block on Blackpool’s Central Pier was being investigated today.

Crime
Girl hurt in Preston road traffic collision

Girl hurt in Preston road traffic collision

A young girl was injured this afternoon after a collision with a car in Preston.

News
Car blaze drama at Preston petrol station

Car blaze drama at Preston petrol station

​Swift action by petrol station staff and firefighters prevented a car blaze from turning into a major inferno.

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Georgina Callander.

Emotional scenes as mother describes last time she saw terror victim Georgina

The family of 18-year-old Georgina Callander have released balloons in her memory at a memorial in Manchester’s St Ann’s Square.

Preston
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