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.

Large kitchen fire caused by fridge

Large kitchen fire caused by fridge

Firefighters have issued a stark warning over leaving appliances turned on after a fridge caused a potentially devastating kitchen fire.

Child impaled on railings

Child impaled on railings

A child has been rescued after becoming impaled on railings.

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Lancashire court listings - 04/04/16

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

Work last year on the Heysham to M6 link

Link road to be called The Bay Gateway

The official name for the new Heysham to M6 link road has been chosen by the public.

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Heysham Power Stations.

EDF Energy set to extend production from Heysham power station by an extra five years

EDF Energy is to extend generation from four of its UK nuclear power stations by up to seven years, the company has announced.

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The burglars were found by police using the Find My iPhone app.

OAP in car crash in Heysham

An OAP was taken to hospital after a car crash in Heysham.

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