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Suspected burglar arrested in Lostock Hall

A man was arrested on suspicion of burglary in Lostock Hall after the stolen car he was travelling in pulled out in front of an unmarked police car, say police.

Crime
Baby memorial stolen from Lancashire house

Baby memorial stolen from Lancashire house

Police are appealing for information after a plant pot memorial dedicated to a baby that died before reaching full term was stolen.

Crime
Child in handcuffs

Help with youth offender work

Lancashire Constabulary’s Youth Offending Team is currently looking for community and other projects which could be suitable for young people to help with.

Crime
Mehdi Aitsilarbi, 16 and Destiny Ema, 13,were last seen around 8pm on Saturday, August 19in the Square Lane area.

APPEAL: Two boys missing from Catforth

Two teenage boys have been missing from Catforth for several days, say police.

Crime
Preston Guild Hall bar wins fight for 6am boxing match licence

Preston Guild Hall bar wins fight for 6am boxing match licence

Preston Guild Hall’s Review bar has won permission to serve alcohol until 6am while showing the Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor fight this weekend.

Crime
Nobody is thought to have been injured in the crash

Delays on northbound M6 after crash

All lanes have now re-opened following an earlier accident on the M6, say police.
Transport
Potts takes Brig's penalty

Milligan pops up with winner after Brad blow

Super-sub Jamie Milligan ensured Bamber Bridge progressed into the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with a last minute winner against Brighouse Town.

Bamber Bridge FC
Bamber Bridge star Brad Carsley in action for former club Longridge

No lasting damage as Bamber Bridge star Brad is discharged from hospital

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds says everyone at the club is delighted that striker Brad Carsley is okay after his horrific injury in their 3-2 FA Cup win over Brighouse Town.

Bamber Bridge FC
Glenn Robinson was last seen around 3pm on July 20

Man missing from St Annes for over a month

A 52-year-old man has been missing from St Annes for over a month, say police.

Crime
Beware of hackers

How easy is it for hackers to steal your identity?

In fewer than two hours, experts uncovered enough information to potentially defraud both me and my family – and you are probably equally vulnerable.
Business
Head down to Botany Bay for a weekend of family fun on the canal

Things to do this weekend (August 25 to 28)

There's plenty of events happening over the Bank Holiday weekend:

Whats on
Maurice Murray

A flaky future for Lancashire’s beloved ice cream vans?

Research has found the number of ice cream vans has been falling for years. Wes Holmes speaks to a number of Lancashire vendors who say there is still plenty of life in the trade just yet...

Nostalgia
The cast of Illyria's The Mikado at Lytham Hall

REVIEW: Mikado, Lytham Hall

Playing in front of the largest audience of their nationwide tour inspired Illyria’s cast to produce an A star performance on a dry calm evening.

Theatre
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, August 21, 2017

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Crime
Drivers are being warned to expect delays.

Delays expected due to fracking protest

Drivers are being warned of delays around the Preston New Road area this morning due to "protester activity".
Transport

PICTURES: Fylde Country show

Dancing sheep and motorbike stunt riders were just some of the main attractions at an action packed Fylde Country show this weekend.

News
Brad Carsley in action for previous club Longridge Town

UPDATE: Bamber Bridge footballer Brad Carsley suffered severe concussion after cracking his head during match

A Bamber Bridge footballer suffered severe concussion after cracking his head on a concrete wall during a game this afternoon.

News
Road closed after motorcyclist airlifted to hospital near Preston

Road closed after motorcyclist airlifted to hospital near Preston

A motorcyclist has been injured after a crash near Preston.

Transport
Undated handout photo of a French fighter plane which shadowed a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham

NATIONAL NEWS: Fighter jet tails plane of ‘terrified’ tourists heading home from Spain

Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to the UK have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes.

News
Train.

Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Further England-wide rail strikes have been set for next month in the row over driver-only-operated trains.

Travel and Leisure
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