More than 40 drivers stopped at police checkpoint

More than 40 drivers have been stopped at a police checkpoint in a crackdown on drink driving.

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Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Heysham man raped vulnerable young woman twice in her home

A man who began to rape a vulnerable woman as she vomited in a loo after a night out has been jailed for four years.

People lay flowers in Manchester to remember all those who were killed in Monday night's terror attack. Photo - SWNS

Support for those affected by terror act

As funerals for the Lancashire victims of the terrible attack on Manchester’s MEN arena begin to take place, ongoing specialist support from Lancashire Victim Services (LVS) is available to anyone affected.

Police have been called to a crash between a bus and a car in Morecambe.

Woman injured after crash in Morecambe

A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash between a bus and a car.

Lancaster Cricket and Sports Club, Lune Road.

Lancaster Cricket club fights back against vandals

Attacks by vandals will not spoil efforts of hard-working volunteers at a Lancaster cricket ground, says a club official.

Linnley Caulcrick.

Appeal to find missing man who may be in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information about a missing man.

Image to promote safety when online

Stay safe online with police tips

Do you or your children really know who you’re speaking to online?

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Court listings 20/06/17

The following people were dealt with by magistrates at Lancaster:

Kato the police dog.

Praise for Morecambe police dog after arrest

A police dog has been praised after he caught a man behaving suspiciously on a quiet Morecambe street.

Retiring Lancashire Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

‘Police cuts have gone too far, we are not safe’

As the UK’s longest-serving Chief Constable, Steve Finnigan’s opinion ought to count.

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Workmen have had to cut part of the flooring out at a new playground after yobs trampled on it before it was open to the public. Picture: Michelle Blade.

Vandals damage Morecambe play park before it opens

Vandals damaged a children’s playground before it even opened to the public.

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Carnforth teenager Dannii Sproat went missing on Friday.

Carnforth teenager found safe and well

A 13-year-old girl who had gone missing from the Carnforth area has been found safe and well.

Activity at the Franklaw Water Treatment plant on Catterall Lane, Garstang, after news of water contamination

United Utilities to face prosecution over crypto crisis

United Utilities is to be prosecuted for the drinking water crisis that left thousands of Lancashire people without safe water.

HMP Lancaster Farms

Preston woman jailed after botching YOI drug smuggling attempt

A woman who smuggled banned items into a young offenders’ institution has been jailed for two years.

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Preston Magistrates' Court

Jail for man who breached order

A man who kicked a dog and breached a restraining order by contacting a woman has been jailed for 26 weeks over the “fear and distress” he caused to his victims.

Action Fraud are warning people to beware of fraudsters advertising vehicles and machinery for sale online.

Beware of fraudsters selling machinery

Fraudsters have been advertising vehicles and machinery for sale on various selling platforms online.

PC Sue Smith and Police dog Tank search one of the properties in Morecambe.

Raids on two Morecambe houses for drugs

Their ‘big red key’ (battering ram) put through two doors, one on Rosebery Avenue Morecambe and one on St Margarets Road Bare.

Do you know this man?

Police release CCTV after Heysham burglary

Do you know this man?

Morecambe Coastguard team was called out to reports of illegal cocklers in the bay.

Illegal cocklers are found on Morecambe sands

Illegal cocklers were back in Morecambe Bay despite the beds being closed.

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