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UPDATE: Four leading council figures arrested

Four leading council figures have been arrested in swoops by police as part of Lancashire’s long-running One Connect investigation.

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The scene of the attack in Central Drive, Morecambe. Photo: JPackham-Photography

Man, 53, suffers serious head injuries in Morecambe gang attack

A 53-year-old man was left with serious head injuries after a late night attack in the street by a gang of men.

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Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

Court listings 16/05/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court.

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Police are appealing for information after a woman died following a collision.

Appeal after woman dies in Carnforth crash

Police are appealing for information after a woman died following a collision in Carnforth.

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Inspector Ted attended the N8 Policing Research Event in Leeds.

Eventful day for Inspector Ted

The unofficial mascot for Morecambe Police travelled to Leeds to help out at a conference.

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Cyber crime.

‘Business as usual’ after massive NHS cyber hack

An insider at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary has said doctors and nurses were ‘back to the 1980s using paper ‘ after a massive cyberattack affecting the NHS across the UK.

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IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

In 2015, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first body being found on Saddleworth Moors, reporter Catherine Musgrove spoke to the policeman whose steely determination helped bring Brady and Hindley to justice.

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Janis Kelly.

Appeal to find missing Milnthorpe woman

Have you seen missing Janis Kelly from Milnthorpe?

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The Morecambe Lifeboat.

RNLI crews race to rescue man near the Battery

RNLI crews and police were called to Morecambe Battery to deal with a despondent man.

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Police are appealing for information after a cyclist died following a collision.

Cyclist, 23, dies following Quernmore collision

A 23-year-old man has died after a serious collision in Quernmore.

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Police have issued a warning to residents following the scams

CYBER ATTACK: How to protect yourself from an attack

The cyber attack that brought the NHS to crashing halt this week revealed our major vulnerability to ransomware and extortion, according to experts.

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Peter Carroll and his firm P Carroll Fishers, based in Durham, have been banned from selling fish or seafood in Lancashire after Carroll,  49, of Sycamore Road, Kimbleworth, Chester-le-Street, Durham, admitted engaging in unfair commercial practice after two pensioners were pressured into buying hundreds of pounds of fish

Roadside checks to target rogue traders

Roadside checks were carried out this week as Lancashire Police and Trading Standards joined forces to disrupt dishonest traders and scammers as part of a UK-wide crackdown.

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Theresa May

CYBER ATTACK: PM says patient records are safe

Theresa May said the Government is not aware of any evidence that patient records have been compromised in the massive cyber attack on the NHS.

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CYBER ATTACK: Cyber HQ to play role in hack response

Experts at Britain’s new dedicated cyber security headquarters will play a central role in responding to and investigating the NHS computer attack.

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Police are appealing for information after a teenager was stabbed in Morecambe.

Teenager stabbed in alleyway in Morecambe

A teenager was stabbed in the throat after being attacked in an alleyway in Morecambe.

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Dead Man's Hand members have been reunited with their instruments

Trio handled band's stolen gear

Three men who handled thousands of pounds of instruments stolen from musicians in Lancaster have been punished by the courts.

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Police are appealing for information after a swan was shot in Lancaster.

Police investigate Lancaster swan killing

A swan was found with a suspected gunshot wound in Lancaster.

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Today is Red Thumb Day to highlight the dangers of texting while driving.

Lancaster mobile phone driving stats revealed on ‘Red Thumb Day’

A survey has revealed the worrying extent of drivers’ mobile phone use as motorists across the country paint their thumbs red to highlight the problem.

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Police are focusing on rogue traders and cold callers this week.

Focus on cold callers

Police are focusing on rogue traders and cold callers in the Garstang and Over Wyre area this week.

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Police want to speak to this man after a burglary in Morecambe.

CCTV appeal after Morecambe burglary

Police want to identify a man pictured on CCTV after a burglary in Morecambe.

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