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Discovery sparks police search of Grimsargh

The discovery of a stolen vehicle in Grimsargh sparked a police search of the village.

Crime
Teen girl's friends have to call 999 after she gets STUCK in an infant swing

Teen girl's friends have to call 999 after she gets STUCK in an infant swing

A young teenager had to cut from an infant-sized swing in Lancaster this afternoon.
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County council release gritter update after snow is predicted

All 'priority routes' in Lancashire will be gritted tonight as the temperatures plummet.

Transport
Picture: Preston Police

Hunt for chocolate thief who 'put all his eggs in one basket'

A shoplifter is being hunted for stealing chocolate Easter eggs, police said.

Crime
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Delays on electrification work blamed for restricted sales on cheapest train tickets

Sales will be restricted for some of the cheapest train tickets because of a delay in confirming timetables.

Transport
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UPDATE: 'Horses out of the field' next to M61 sparks warning

Police were called to junction six of the M61, for Horwich, Chorley, and Bolton, following reports of escaped horses earlier.
Transport
Crews were called to the Old Docks House in the early hours of the morning'Pic: Googlemaps

Hopes high that buyer can be found for Preston building

The asking price for a landmark Preston building has been reduced in a bid to find a buyer.

Business
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'Please DO block our spaces' - read the heartwarming note left on ambulance in Lancashire

Nasty notes left on windscreens of ambulances while paramedics are nearby saving lives have dominated the headlines recently.

Health
Fleetwood Road near AFC Fylde's stadium (Picture: Google)

Main road off M55 closed by police due to 'medical issue'

Police closed a main road running off the M55 motorway because of a 'medical issue', a spokesman for the force said.
Transport
Police want to speak to this man about a burglary in Lancaster (Picture: Lancaster Police)

Police release CCTV of suspect as they investigate Lancaster burglary

A burglary in Westbourne Road, Lancaster, has sparked a hunt for the man pictured in this CCTV footage, which was released by police.

Crime
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MAX'S LAW: Plans to make organ donation an opt OUT decision pass major milestone

Plans to change the law so people's organs will be donated after their deaths unless they opt out have passed a major milestone.
Health
Police horse Kirkham has died. Photo: Lancashire Mounted Unit

Tributes to police horse Kirkham - aka Al

Lancashire Police has announced the sad death of one of its police horses.
Crime
The yellow weather warning means residents should 'be aware'. Picture: Met Office

Warning as forecasters say snow storm could knock out mobile phone service

A weather warning has been issued by the Met Office, with forecasters predicting snow of up to 15cm.

News
The damage done by a drunk driver at Acre Moss Lane, Morecambe'Photo@ Lancs Roads Police

Drunk driver smashed through wall

This spectacular damage was caused by a drunk driver 'popping down to the garage'.

Crime
Wanted man caught in Preston after 'rooftop stand-off'

Wanted man caught in Preston after 'rooftop stand-off'

A wanted man has been arrested by police in Preston.
Crime
Chorley Grand Prix professional cyclists race

Bike star Brian Cookson’s plans to create Lancashire cycling boom

Plans have been unveiled to put Lancashire at the centre of a cycling revolution, thanks to one of the biggest names in the sport.

News
Protestors outside Clayton Hall tip in Whittle-le-Woods

'No change' to health advice on stinking tip

People living nearby the notorious smelly tip have been reassured there is no need to stay indoors.

Environment
Picture: Lancashire Road Police

Driver arrested after police stop car on the motorway

One person was arrested after allegedly failing a roadside drugs test, police said.

Crime
Picture: Lancashire's Road Policing Unit

Police chopper called to help stop suspected drugs car on the M55

The police helicopter was called out to help stop a car suspected of moving drugs around the county.

Crime

OUT OF LINE - Drunk man miraculously survived after lying down on a train track - as a TRAIN went over him

A drunk man narrowly escaped death after he lay face down on a railway track - and allowed a TRAIN to pass over him, a court heard.

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