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CHRISTMAS TERROR - Heavy police presence at Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the "rings of steel" protecting Britain's Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.
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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.
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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, November 20, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
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Police incident.

Renewed appeal by police after woman injured in Morecambe supermarket car park

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a 92-year-old woman was injured following a collision in a supermarket car park.

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The damage at Abacus Day Nursery in Morecambe.

Morecambe nursery suffers break in

A man wearing a scarf over his face broke into a nursery in Morecambe causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Morecambe.

Pair sought after Morecambe petrol station robbery

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Morecambe.

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An appeal has been launched by policeto traceAndrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who also uses the name Chris, following the incident.

Man wanted in connection with violent shop raid in Leyland

Lancashire Police are hunting for a man after a shopkeeper and his wife were injured during a violent raid in Leyland.
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A Piper PA-28 plane at Blackpool Airport, similar to the model which crashed in Barton. Photo: Alec Wilson flickr.com/awilson154

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Police have arrested a man near Blackpool following a plane crash in September.

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NATIONAL NEWS: Body found in search for missing teen Gaia Pope

NATIONAL NEWS: Body found in search for missing teen Gaia Pope

The family of missing teenager Gaia Pope were coming to terms with the devastating news that a body has been discovered in the hunt for the 19-year-old.
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Do you know this man?

New image in hunt for alleged attackers

Police have issued a new image of a man they would like to speak to following a scuffle in Preston city centre which left a 38-year-old with a serious arm injury.

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Detectives would now like to speak to this man

Fresh clue in Leyland shop robbery

Police have released a new CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following a knifepoint robbery at a Leyland convenience store.

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Cowling Brow, Chorley

Banned driver who stole mum's car and ploughed into residents' cars is jailed

A disqualified motorist is in hot water after he stole his mother’s car and crashed into several parked cars.

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Preston Crown Court

Trio deny conspiracy to kidnap dad-of-five from his Preston home

Three men have denied conspiring to kidnap a father-of-five and demanding £100,000 for his safety.

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APPEAL: Man hit with crutch in Morecambe robbery

APPEAL: Man hit with crutch in Morecambe robbery

A man was hit with a crutch by brazen robbers in an attack which happened in broad daylight, say police.

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The 12 defendants were found guilty of obstructing the highway - but acquitted of stopping Cuadrilla staff from working

Councillors among dozen found guilty of blocking Preston New Road during anti-fracking protest

Three Lancashire councillors have been found guilty of wilfully obstructing the highway when they took part in a 10-hour anti-fracking protest.

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Police say thieves targeted Astley Court onCromwell Street, which is run by Community Gateway, on November 15.

'Cruel' thieves in Preston steal food and drink meant for pensioners' Christmas party

An appeal has been launched following a mean-spirited theft from a retirement housing complex in Preston.

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Micky Carter

Angry mum appeals for information after driver who struck her son, 11, drove away

A furious mother has appealed for information on the driver who left her son injured by the side of the road.
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Detectives would now like to speak to the man in the footage, who was in the store prior to the incident.

CCTV APPEAL: Knifepoint robbery at shop

Police have released new CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to following a knifepoint robbery at a Leyland convenience store.
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East Lancashire's most wanted

East Lancashire's most wanted

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down several wanted individuals as part of an operation launched this week.

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The woman was walking along Rossendale Avenue at around 5.50pm on Wednesday, November 15 when she was attacked.

Woman injured after bag snatch

A woman was injured after she had her bag ripped from her hands by a thief in Adlington, say police.

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