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Carer’s distress after handbag stolen in Lancaster Primark on opening day

A woman has been left struggling to look after her 90-year-old mum after her handbag – containing her car keys – was stolen as she shopped in Lancaster’s new Primark store.

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The new Burger King was burgled just hours after its official opening.

Morecambe's new Burger King robbed hours after opening

A gang of burglars broke into Morecambe's new Burger King and stole £8,500 just hours after the restaurant officially opened.
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Michael Lyttle.

Man jailed for abuse

A man accused of sexually abusing two little boys in the 1970s has been jailed for eight months.

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Katherine Almond, 74, who had been missing from Lancaster

Elderly woman missing from city centre is found

An elderly woman, who had been missing in Lancaster, has been found.

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Sandylands Promenade, where the attack unfolded. Picture: Google Streetview

‘I was fighting for my life’: Morecambe dog lead choking victim speaks out

A Heysham man has described the moment he was attacked by a man with a rock while out walking his dog on Morecambe Promenade.

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Lloyd Garratt

Lancashire teacher charged with four child sex offences

A suspended Lancashire school teacher has been charged with four child sex offences.
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Leigh Smith.

Burglar jailed after ‘You’re being robbed!’ taunt

A burglar caught red-handed stealing a man’s TV set told him “You’re being robbed!” then rammed into his car to get away.

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A new course teaches staff in the licensing trade about licensing law.

Responsible alcohol course teaches staff

A course to help people in the licensing trade learn about licensing law is being offered in the area.

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Plea to trace wanted man

Plea to trace wanted man

Can you help police find this man?

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The scene outside Toddbury Farm, Little Billington, near Leighton Buzzard, following Patrick Maloney's death.

Brothers in court following death of Patrick Maloney

A man charged with the murder of former Morecambe man Patrick Maloney at a traveller site near Leighton Buzzard earlier this month has appeared at court.

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Sandylands Promenade. Credit Google Street View.

Thief chokes man with his own dog lead in Heysham

A 56-year old man was threatened with a rock and then attacked with his own dog’s lead during a “shocking” attempted robbery in Heysham.

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Sean Rodgers.

Dealer taken off streets of Morecambe

A drug dealer has been taken off the streets of Morecambe after he was jailed for four years at Preston Crown Court.

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Paul Gee.

Morecambe man jailed for drug dealing

A man from Morecambe has been jailed for drug dealing after cocaine and cash were seized.

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Electricity North West is warning customers to beware of cold callers.

Beware of bogus company callers

Electricity North West is urging customers across the North West to be vigilant following a report of cold calling and the request for bank account information.

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Police cars on Sefton Road, Heysham.

Man charged after raid on Morecambe house

A man has been charged with firearms offences after a police raid on a property in Morecambe.

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Det Chief Finnerty

Former head of CID dies aged 83

A detective who investigated some of the most notorious crimes in Lancashire over three decades has died at the age of 83.

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A man was hit with a lit blowtorch in a Lancaster pub.

Man struck by lit blow torch in Lancaster pub

A 64-year-old man was hit in the face by a lit blow torch on Saturday night.

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The Globe Arena, Morecambe.

Arrests after Morecambe v Blackpool game

Assault, criminal damage and drunk and disorderly behaviour were all reported to police following the Shrimps 2-1 win over Blackpool on Saturday.

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Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Biker suffers multiple fractures in road crash

Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist was seriously injured close to Carnforth.

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The trailer pictured above is still missing after it was stolen from Carr Lane,  Middleton.

Hunt still on for horsebox stolen from Middleton

Police have recovered one of two horse trailers stolen from the area on August 4.

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