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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.

Crime
Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

Preston City Centre

Friends keep on trucking to help needy orphans in Malawi

Kind-hearted people from across Lancashire have helped pack a container full of vital supplies for some of the most needy in Malawi.

Health
Sarah Gardner at a recent Pretty Muddy event for Race fpr Life

RPH nurse hoping to become Miss Preston

A Preston nurse will fall 11,000 feet as part of a major fund-raising drive.
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Standing together against racism

Schoolchildren have been getting in tune to show their commitment to tackling racism.
Education
Coun Jennifer Mein at the new look Preston bus station car park

Bigger spaces and new lighting at Preston bus station car park

Car parking at Preston Bus Station have been given a new look, as part of the major redevelopment of the site.

Preston
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.
Crime
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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Crews were called to the incident on Euxton Road

Bathroom badly damaged in 'towel rail' fire

A bathroom in Euxton was badly damaged following a fire that involved a heated towel rail, say fire services.

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Full steam ahead to Preston for 90-year-old train

Full steam ahead to Preston for 90-year-old train

Preston train station had an elderly visitor this morning when the 90-year-old Scots Guardsman steamed in.

Preston
Firefighters attempted to resuscitate the boxer-type dog at the scene of the fire on Blackpool Road in Lanes End

Dog killed in Preston house blaze

A dog has been killed in a blaze involving a fridge freezer at a Preston home, say fire services.
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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.
Leyland
Jitendra Panchal, who runs Jits Plaice

Preston Coeliac UK organises food fair

A Preston fish and chip restaurant proprietor will be serving his gluten free range to coeliacs at a Lancashire food fair.

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Artist's impression of the new Much Hoole Village Hall 2015

Tax hike of 250 per cent for village hall

A parish council has raised its local tax by a whopping 250 per cent to help to pay for a new village hall.

Business
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.
Crime
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.
Crime
The accident was first reported at around 5.45am on 22 March.

Drivers suffer delays after crash at junction 38 of northbound M6

Drivers travelling on the northbound carriageway of the M6 are experiencing delays this morning following a collision involving a lorry say Highways England.
Transport
Andrew Sissons who is doing the marathon in Paris for ward 24 at Royal Preston Hospital

Paris Marathon fund-raiser for Preston Hospital's ward 24

Andrew Sissons is gearing up for the Paris Marathon to support Royal Preston Hospital in memory of his mother-in-law.
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People's personal information was posted on Fylde Borough Council's website

Council blunder leaks personal data on web

Residents in Fylde have had their private details leaked on the internet in a massive security breach by Fylde Council.

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An example of the materials that will be used for the new car park

Car park at popular tourism destination to be given a facelift

Visitors to a popular Chorley tourist attraction will soon benefit from better parking facilities as work begins on improving the car park at Yarrow Valley Country Park.

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