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Bucket used to throw paint over car in Heysham

Police put a picture of a bucket on Facebook in a bid to trace where it was bought after it was used to throw black paint over a car.

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Scott Cardwell.

Cycle track arrest of most wanted Morecambe man

A wanted man who eluded the police for two weeks was captured walking on the cycle track.

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Christopher McCarthy.

Man jailed for manslaughter of Morecambe traveller

A man has been sentenced to 10 years for the manslaughter of a Morecambe dad-of-three at a traveller site, by striking and running him over with his work van.

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Home Bargains are opening a �4.5m superstore in Morecambe this Saturday.

New £4.5m Home Bargains superstore opening in Morecambe

Home Bargains is opening a new £4.5 million store in Morecambe which will create up to 50 jobs in the local community.

Business
Scott Cardwell.

Wanted Morecambe man arrested after two-week police hunt

Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with an arson in Heysham.

Crime
A man has been arrested following the assault.

UPDATE: Man arrested after sexual assault

A 38-year-old man has been arrested following the sexual assault of a woman in Morecambe, say police.
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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.

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Mark Dixon

Morecambe FC statement: Mark Dixon has resigned as general manager

Morecambe Football Club have announced that Mark Dixon has resigned as general manager and director with immediate effect.

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Ian Harrison.

Morecambe drug dealer jailed after trial

A drug dealer was jailed at Preston Crown Court after being found guilty of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.

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David Puffett.

Man jailed for seven years following vicious assault in Lancaster

A Carnforth man carried out a vicious drunken assault which left his victim with appalling injuries.

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Police have arrested a man wanted for burglary.

Man wanted for burglary in Silverdale arrested

A man wanted by police in connection with a burglary in Silverdale has been arrested.

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Charlie Proctor.

Morecambe mum’s bid to help three-year-old get vital cancer treatment in US

A Morecambe woman is fundraising as part of a desperate appeal to help send a three-year-old boy to America for vital cancer treatment.

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Former RAF Regiment gunner, Stuart Robinson, cooks up a storm alongside top chef Michael Wilson as he helps to launch the RAF Benevolent Funds Great British Sunday Lunch campaign. Picture:  Adrian Brooks/Imagewise

Morecambe’s RAF hero launches Sunday lunch campaign

Morecambe’s RAF hero Stuart Robinson has helped launch the RAF Benevolent Fund’s national fundraiser, the Great British Sunday Lunch.

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Rogue trader fined after cold calling led to contracts breach

A rogue trader who persuaded pensioners to have work done on their homes without informing them of their rights to cancel will find himself nearly £3,000 out of pocket.

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Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

‘The footprint of one of the attackers is on the face of the victim’

Two brothers launched a savage attack on their former stepdad in which his face was stamped on.

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A competitor at last year's North West Puddle Jumping Competition

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A man and a woman have appeared in court charged with cannabis production.

Two charged in connection with cannabis production in Arnside

Police have charged two people in connection with the production of cannabis at an address in Arnside.

Crime
Scott Cardwell.

Man wanted by police is still on the run

A man wanted by police in Morecambe after an arson is still on the run.

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Heysham 1 power station.

‘Outage’ under way at Heysham power station

One of the nuclear reactors at Heysham 1 power station in Lancashire has been taken out of service for a major maintenance programme.

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