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Man robbed in Morecambe and hit with beer bottle

Police are investigating a robbery in Morecambe in which a man was hit with a beer bottle.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - January 15, 2018

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

Preston railway station's future under scrutiny

The ambition to upgrade Preston Railway station and get it ready for high speed trains took a step forward this week.
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County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council's cabinet considers £11m new cuts and savings

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet  will consider an £11m package of wide-ranging cuts and economies when it meets next week.

Business
The Palatine in Morecambe will host a Peaky Blinders bar.

Morecambe pub to transform into Peaky Blinders bar

A Morecambe pub has been inundated with requests as it prepares to host a Peaky Blinders night.

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Lancashire Flu Map

FLU HOTSPOTS REVEALED: Map shows Lancashire areas worst affected by flu as Aussie strain hits UK

Following the spread of a potentially deadly strain of flu across the country, the so called 'Aussie flu' has made its way to parts of Lancashire.
Health 1
James McKeown is missing.

Appeal to help find teenager last seen in Heysham

Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from the Skelmersdale area who was last seen in Heysham.

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Latest court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, January 8, 2018

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
County Coun Joan Burrows, Champion for older people

Joan is a champion for county's older residents

Joan Burrows is feeling just champion.

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Angie Ridgwell, new Interim Chief Executive and Director of Resources at Lancashire County Council

Angie Ridgwell takes over £200,000 job as county council's top officer

Change is coming to local government near you. This week Angie Ridgwell took over the new top job at County Hall. FIONA FINCH met her and asked what next for the county council?
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Charity ghost hunters to explore Morecambe theatre

Ghost hunters will spend the night in spooky venues to raise money for scout groups.

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High tide on St George's Quay, Lancaster. Picture by Stayc Bateson.

Storm Eleanor brings Yellow weather warning to Lancashire

Strong winds hit Lancaster and Morecambe last night as Storm Eleanor swept across the UK.

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Morecambe couple’s car stolen just days after family funeral

Morecambe couple’s car stolen just days after family funeral

A couple are facing a double blow after thieves stole their car just days after a family funeral.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, January 1, 2018

Here is today's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.

Crime
Test your knowledge in our Big Lancashire quiz

The Big Lancashire Quiz 2017

It's been a busy year in the news, but how much can you remember?

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Stewart Barnes.

Appeal to help find missing man who may be in Morecambe

Lancashire Police are becoming increasingly concerned about Stewart Barnes.

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Louise Ironfield with some of the dresses donated for "You Shall Go To The Ball"

You shall go to the ball says city nurse Louise

A Disney-loving bride has set up her own Cinderella style initiative  to enable disadvantaged teenagers to go to the ball.

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Parking charges at Royal Preston Hospital are in the spotlight.

Lancashire hospitals raise millions in "tax on sick" parking fees

Lancashire’s health scrutiny committee  is to be asked to investigate parking charges at all county hospitals after it was revealed Health Trusts in Lancashire and South Cumbria took £5.1m in parking fees last year.
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Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

Morecambe benefit fraudster escapes jail sentence

A self employed parcel delivery driver who was in debt turned to benefit fraud, a court heard.

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The crash on Heysham Road which wrecked a car on Boxing Day. Picture: Lancs Road Police.

Miracle escape on Boxing Day after crash on Heysham Road

Two men walked away from the mangled wreckage of this car in what police said was 
a ‘miracle’.

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