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Firefighters called to flat blaze

Emergency services were tackling a fire at a flat late this afternoon.

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Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

Author strikes gold with debut teenage novel

A first-time author from Buckshaw Village is to have her debut novel published and has already signed a book deal promising two more.

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Red Rose Running Club member Susan Heatley is aiming to take part in the Brighton Marathon this April

Susan puts heart into marathon challenge

A keen runner is stepping up for her second marathon challenge in a bid to raise money for a charity close to the heart.

Preston
Barbara Lowe, 81, from Adlington narrowly missed being tricked out of almost �2,500 by a scammer.
Barbara is pictured with her son Neil Cooper (left) and Carolyn Cooper (right)

Adlington pensioner, 81, almost cheated out of £2,500

An 81-year-old woman from Adlington narrowly missed being tricked out of almost £2,500 by a scammer.

Chorley
Fresh plea to stop county lane crashes

Fresh plea to stop county lane crashes

A call has been made for more police action preventing accidents on a busy country road.

South Ribble
Blind artist Matt Rhodes from Tarleton

Blind veteran’s art mission

A blind artist from Tarleton is auctioning off his work to raise money for the charity he says he owes his life to.

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Amie Heller

Jail for ex nurse who stole hospital drugs

A hospital has spoken of a nurse’s “abuse of trust” after she was jailed for three years and eight months for stealing and dealing prescription drugs.

Crime
Prime minister May

Britain's 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain's Brexit negotiations, as set out in Theresa May's speech at Lancaster House.

Politics
Tributes paid to Preston woman Victoria Cherry

Tributes paid to Preston woman Victoria Cherry

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a mum found dead in a house in Bolton  as detectives continue to question a man on suspicion of her murder.
Crime
Paul Stoney, 22, is currently wanted by police

Police appeal after cannabis found during vehicle stop

Police would like to speak to a man from Bispham after a large quantity of cannabis was found during a vehicle stop.
Crime
Firefighters arrived at the property to find the cooker in the kitchen well alight.

Firefighters called to kitchen blaze

Fire crews were called to a blaze in the kitchen of a house in Layton after a box of Quality Street chocolates was left on a hotplate, say fire services.

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Holy Cross Strictly winners Rachel Moore and Kai Bundy

Holy Cross dance night away for a great cause

Forget Strictly Come Dancing, nimble-footed staff and pupils at one Chorley school have been tripping the light fantastic with their own version of the hit TV show.

Education
The Bamber Bridge Iron Tree

Tree-mendous display in the heart of town

The centrepiece of a £3.35m regeneration scheme has sprung up in Bamber Bridge.

Bamber Bridge
Boy, 14, crashes family car into Heysham garage

Boy, 14, crashes family car into Heysham garage

A 14-year-old boy took the family car for a spin and crashed into the wall of a petrol station.

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Ntember will appear before court on February 6 for animal cruelty offences.

Second Lancaster man guilty of hamster drug cruelty

A Lancaster man has pleaded guilty to a catalogue of animal cruelty offences.

North West
The Coastguard has urged people not to ignore signs saying the Prom is closed

‘We don’t want to become a headline’ - Warning as signs go ignored

Residents have been warned not to ignore signs saying walkways close to the Irish Sea are closed because of bad weather.

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Adam Sumner

Shock cancer death spurs family fund-raising

When Adam Sumner revealed he had lung cancer, his relatives believed he would battle on and be successfully treated.
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Isles In Harmony carnival dance troupe

Forever a harmonious group of united dancers

There is nothing more important to Isles in Harmony than keeping the spirit of the carnival alive.

News
Work starts on the new trampoline centre on the Winter Gardens car park. Photo by Aronne Vettese.

Work starts on new £2m Morecambe trampoline park

Work is under way on a new £2m attraction set to put the bounce back into Morecambe.

News
There will be no weekend trains between Blackpool and Preston

No weekend trains between Blackpool and Preston

There will be no weekend trains between Blackpool and Preston until 2 April while engineering work is carried out on the route, say Northern Rail.
Transport
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