Why you should never leave your tumble dryer on when go out

This picture shows why you should never leave your tumble dryer or washing machine on when you're not in, firefighters have warned.
Fire at Golden Sunrise, Morecambe

One hospitalised after fire in takeaway basement

One person has been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a takeaway.

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The Amazing Mr Bubble Man is on at Preston Guild Hall

10 things to do this weekend (April 8 and 9)

Looking for ideas to keep the kids (and yourself) entertained over the Easter holidays?
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Convicted paedophile Marian Dorobek, 68, was taken from HMP Wandsworth on March 10 and handed over to the Polish authorities

'Dangerous' paedophile deported after Lancashire arrest

A 'dangerous' paedophile who was convicted of seven offences against children in Poland has been deported after being arrested in the Lancashire last month.
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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.

Firefighters to return to scene of blaze

Firefighters to return to scene of blaze

​Firefighters were today returning to the scene of a ​major ​blaze in Heysham, near Morecambe​.


VIDEO: Shocking footage shows men giving drugs to hamster in Heysham

A video has been released from animal welfare charity, RSPCA, of two men giving drugs to a hamster at a house in Kingsway, Heysham.

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One of Ntembe's dogs found in the house in Heysham.

Jail sentence applauded in Heysham hamster drug case

Animal welfare officers have welcomed a prison sentence for a man who was charged with animal cruelty offences which included giving a hallucinogenic drug to a hamster.

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RSPCA cruelty - Mr Chow.

Jail sentence for Lancaster man who tortured hamster

A man who tortured a pet hamster by giving it a fizzy drink laced with drugs has been sent to prison for eight weeks.

Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill visits Trumacar Primary School, in Heysham.

British Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill visits Heysham primary school

One of Britain’s greatest ever Olympians has visited a Heysham primary school.

Jake Rayner, known as Jack, 15,

Search continues for boy missing for almost a week

Police are trying to trace a boy who has been missing from his home in Heysham for almost a week.

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Fire at a nursery in Heysham. Picture: Andy Slack

Arson investigation launched after blaze at children’s nursery

An investigation has been launched after a fire began outside a children’s nursery.

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Teenager freed from swing by fire crews

Teenager freed from swing by fire crews

A teenager had to be cut free from a swing by firefighters.

DAMAGE: Kath Gregson outside her antique shop in Heysham

Youths leave trail of damage in Lancashire village

Police have appealed to parents to find out exactly where their children go at night after 50 youths went on a rampage in Heysham village.

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Peter Wakefield in hospital while waiting for his heart transplant

Organ donation: ‘I thought I had flu, but I needed a new heart’

This week is Organ Donation Week and people are being urged to turn an end into a beginning. Today, Aasma Day talks to Lancashire dad Peter Wakefield who thought he had flu but ended up needing a life-saving heart transplant.

Fire crews tackle stables blaze

Fire crews tackle stables blaze

Fire crews were called to a blaze that broke out in stables in a Lancashire village.

Very lucky: Megan Walton returns to where she fell 15ft from the cliff.

Teen who fell 15ft from cliff hails rescue workers

A teenager who was rushed to hospital after falling off a cliff was back at work just hours later.


Lancashire court listings - June 13, 2016

Here are all this week’s listings of who has been in court and what for.

FUTURE: Work carries on to create the new junction

M6 overnight closure and diversion details released

Full details have now been released about diversions being operated during overnight closures of the M6 in Lancashire.

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