Stolen minibus found by police

Elderly residents of Middleton Towers were left without transport after their minibus used for trips and meals out was stolen.

Kane Kennedy.

Morecambe dad accused of baby murder ‘changed story’

A dad accused of murdering his baby son changed his story ‘in a final throw of the dice’ to escape justice, a court heard.

Paul Fielding

Shock as boxing coach jailed five years for having a disguised firearm

A disgraced boxing coach caught with a stun gun disguised as a mobile phone has been caged for five years under firearms legislation.
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Kane Kennedy is accused of murdering his seven-month-old son.

Morecambe dad says he lied about baby son’s death ‘to protect mum’

A dad accused of murdering his baby son has told a court he lied to protect the child’s mother.

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Online shoppers are being scammed by fraudsters.

Beware of online shopping fraudsters

Mobile phones and shoes are the most popular items for victims to fall foul of online shopping fraud, according to Action Fraud.

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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw

White Ribbon status aims to end violence

Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw has supported Lancashire’s bid to become the country’s first White Ribbon County, aiming to end violence against women and girls.

A driving instructor from Bentham has been jailed after a crash which killed an 83-year-old woman.

Driving instructor jailed for smash

A driving instructor from Bentham who was heading to teach a speed awareness class has been jailed for causing a five-car smash that killed an 83-year-old woman.

Police are warning people not to leave shopping in their car after a spate of thefts.

Never leave shopping on display in your car

There has been an increase in reports to police in Lancaster and Morecambe of thefts from unlocked vehicles.

The scene of the crash in which Matthew Alston died the morning after drinking alcohol.

Drink driving death serves as a warning

The mangled wreckage of a car in which a teenager died will be on display at the annual Christmas drink drive campaign launched by police.

David Eatock as a Chorley player in 1997

Ex-Chorley player is latest to come forward in football abuse scandal

Former Chorley striker David Eatock is the latest player to claim he was abused by a football coach as a youngster.

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David Taylor is wanted by Lancashire Police

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted on recall caught in Burnley

Police have caught missing sex offender David Taylor in the Burnley area.
Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

Catch up with all the latest national and regional news with our morning roundup
Kane Kennedy.

Morecambe dad, 20, denies murdering his seven-month-old baby

A teenage mum feared for the safety of her baby at the hands of his cannabis addict father - who is accused of his murder.

Police are offering free jingle bells for handbags or purses to deter shoplifters and thieves.

Pick up your jingle bells to deter thieves

Police in Morecambe are now offering jingle bells to clip to a purse or handbag to deter shoplifters.

The Site of the Former Dome in Morecambe

Drug bushes chopped down at prom site

Bushes in which people were drinking, taking drugs , going to the toilet and camping out have been chopped down by the council.

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Preston Crown Court.

Lancaster piano teacher evades jail after posting child sex stories online

A piano teacher uploaded scores of sick child abuse stories onto a blog after viewing indecent images online.

Police would like to identify these women.

CCTV appeals - Lancashire Police would like to speak to these people - can you help?

The police have issued the following CCTV images of people from the Lancashire area that they would like to speak to.

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Barry Bennell has been rushed to hospital

Barry Bennell rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious at a Hotel

Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell has been taken to hospital after police responded to a "fear for welfare incident" at an address in Stevenage on Friday night.

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Clive Grunshaw

Red Rose county set to get White Ribbon

Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has supported Lancashire’s bid to become the country’s first White Ribbon county, aiming to end violence against women and girls.

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Police have released CCTV footage following a shop robbery in Walton le Dale last weekend

Police issue CCTV appeal after convenience store robbed in Walton le Dale

Police have released CCTV footage following a shop robbery in Walton le Dale last weekend.
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