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Missing boy found 'safe and well' in Southport

Missing teenager Jake Price has been found 'safe and well' in Southport, police have said.
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From left to right, Lorien, two, Abbey, 13, Megan, nine, and Matilda, five, with their dad David Stott

Heart condition ‘nearly killed’ dad-of-four

A manager at Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s heart unit almost died after being diagnosed with a rare heart condition.

Health
The Stringer was used to pump 3,000l of water into a steamin rubbish pile (Pic: Shaun Walton/LFRS)

New Stinger’s rubbish call-out

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s new ‘Stinger’ engine was used to tackle a ‘steaming’ pile of rubbish last night.

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Investigation into Heysham shed fire underway

Investigation into Heysham shed fire underway

Firefighters were called to tackle a shed fire in Kingsway, Heysham, at 11.27pm yesterday.

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Seven rescued from lift stuck between floors

Seven rescued from lift stuck between floors

Seven people were rescued after getting trapped in a lift in Lancaster last night.

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Man seriously injured in hit-and-run

Man seriously injured in hit-and-run

A man suffered serious head and pelvis injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Preston, police said.
Crime
Woman 'found dead at Preston bus station'

Woman 'found dead at Preston bus station'

A woman has died following an incident at Preston Bus Station, police have confirmed this evening.

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A quantity of drugs was found inside the stolen car, police said

Drugs found in stolen car after police operation

One person was arrested after police pounced on a stolen car in the early hours of this morning.

Crime
The road was closed after the accident

Road closed after driver loses control and flips car onto its roof

Longmeanygate in Leyland was closed after a driver lost control and flipped her car onto its roof, police said.
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999 call-out was a 'false alarm'

999 call-out was a 'false alarm'

Firefighters were called out to a sounding smoke alarm at a property in Westway, Freckleton at 4.38pm today.
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The woman was 'luckily' seen by a passing jogger (Pic: Shaun Walton/LFRS)

UPDATE: Woman lucky to be alive after being rescued at park

Firefighters say a woman had a lucky escape after accidentally driving her mobility scooter into water.
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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

Transport
Family lost total of £85k to fraudster

Family lost total of £85k to fraudster

A fraudster who cost a family almost £85,000 after he falsely claimed to be a financial advisor has been jailed.

Crime
Bed-bound woman rescued from burning Lancaster house

Bed-bound woman rescued from burning Lancaster house

Firefighters saved a bed-bound woman's life after a fire broke out at a house in Lancaster last night.
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Court

OAP admits assaulting wife at home

An elderly man assaulted his wife after accusing her of having an affair, a court has heard.

Crime
Photo Ian Robinson
Preston landmarks
Preston Town Hall

Free wi-fi for all visitors at Town Hall

Preston visiters will be fully connected from today, after free wi-fi at the Town Hall was switched on.

Preston
L to R: Sue Cotton, CEO of Child Action North West (CANW), Alban Mercer, CANW trustee, David Fleming, manager for Blackburn with Darwen Youth Justice Service, Faith Marriott, Criminal Justice Group Manager at CANW and Clive Grunshaw, Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner

Youth scheme saves police £190,000

A scheme designed to stop young people taking up a life of crime has saved Lancashire Police almost £190,000 in the last 12 months.

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Police were called to a domestic incident in Morecambe.

Car damaged and woman injured during domestic incident in Morecambe

Police were called to a domestic incident in which a car was damaged with an iron bar.

Crime
Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

The UK’s most famous impressionist is to come to Preston on Monday making sense, “and nonsense”, of the current political landscape.

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