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Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Healthcare crisis

Councillors’ plea to health bosses to ‘tell it like it is’

Councillors have issued a crisis plea to health bosses – please write in plainer English.

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AS IT WAS: The Gate of Bengal restaurant

Popular restaurant at Broughton crossroads set to reopen months after closure

A popular Preston restaurant is to reopen with its former team back in charge.

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Christopher Spelman

Manhunt launches to find wanted sex offender

A MANHUNT is underway across Lancashire to find wanted sex offender Christopher Spelman, 57.

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Christopher Spelman.

Appeal to find wanted sex offender convicted of offences in Carnforth

Police are appealing for help to find a wanted sex offender.

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Micropub

Where are the best micropubs?

A micropub, as described by the Micropub Association, is a small freehouse which mainly serves cask ales, promotes conversation, shuns all forms of electronic entertainment and dabbles in traditional pub snacks.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth.

Three injured in crash in Carnforth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash in Carnforth in which three people were injured.

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Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

A raft of local Natwest branches are set to close after a shock announcement from the bank.

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Christmas decorations

Where are the best Christmas shops?

From Christmas trees and wreaths to baubles and snow machines - we all like to get in the festive spirit.

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Chorley lights switch-on

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Abandoned baby otter rescued from garden

Abandoned baby otter rescued from garden

A baby otter has been rescued from a garden after apparently being abandoned by her parents.

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Coun Jennifer Mein

Cabinet dismisses pleas to save county libraries

It took less than two hours today for Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to sign the final execution papers for a host of Lancashire libraries and children’s centres - despite being forced to think again.

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Police stopped and checked vehicles in a crackdown on rural crime.

Vehicles checked in Carnforth in police crackdown on rural crime

Over 100 vehicles were stopped and checked by police officers this week as part of an operation to tackle the theft of plant and farm equipment.

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A financial adviser from Carnforth has been fined and banned for lying about her qualifications.

Financial adviser from Carnforth is banned and fined

A financial adviser from Carnforth has been banned from trading for ‘lying repeatedly’ about her qualifications and using fake documents in an attempt to deceive the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Seven-year-old Euan Hird is recovering following an escalator accident. He is pictured with sister Zara Hird, 4 and mum Nishala Hird.

Carnforth boy, 7, faces long road to recovery after escalator accident

A schoolboy from Carnforth who suffered horrific injuries on a holiday when his foot got mangled in an escalator is still recovering a year on.

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Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was seriously injured close to Carnforth.

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A biker was injured in an accident near Carnforth. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Biker injured in smash near Carnforth

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in an accident close to Carnforth.

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British Transport Police were called to the scene when a crane collapsed, possibly injuring the driver.

Carnforth crane collapse driver escapes with minor injury

British Transport Police raced to the scene of an accident in Carnforth where a crane had fallen and trapped the driver.

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Feeding the Lemurs at the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

Family zoo is a labour of love

For Dave and Jo Marsden, working with animals is a labour of love and it certainly has to be when running your own zoo.

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