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Court listings 29/06/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

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Lancashire Police have launched a competition to name one of their horses.

Help name Lancashire Police’ new horse

Lancashire Mounted Police have launched a competition to name their newest member of staff.

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Police have issued these CCTV images after suspicious activity in Carnforth.

Suspicious activity appeal

Morecambe Police want to the identify the man (pictured) as they need to speak to him regarding suspicious activity in Carnforth.

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Imtiaz Khoda

BREAKING: Lancaster businessman and Preston dad-of-seven sentenced for roles in £12.6m fraud targeting NHS and government

Two Lancashire men are among 10 criminals punished for their roles in a complex fraud targeting cash strapped public bodies and ripping off taxpayers.
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Carnforth Carnival last year. Picture by Kate W.

Carnforth sees return of popular carnival

A host of local singing stars will perform at the return of Carnforth Carnival.

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PICTURES: Morecambe Armed Forces Day celebrations

Crowds came out in force to show their support for Armed Forces Day.

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PICTURES: 22,000 attend Morecambe kite festival

People from as far as Russia and New Zealand travelled to Morecambe to catch a glimpse of the annual kite festival.

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 Heysham swimming pool is threatened with closure but the nearby high school is planning to keep it open and turn it into a sports centre

Plan revealed to save Heysham swimming pool

Heysham High School wants to save Morecambe’s only public swimming pool by making it part of a community sports centre.

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A weather warning has been issued for the north west with up to 60mm of rain expected to fall in exposed parts of the county, warn forecasters.

Yellow weather warning for rain issued

A weather warning has been issued for the north west with up to 60mm of rain expected to fall in exposed parts of the county, warn forecasters.
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Leyland Police Station could close its counter service

10 police stations to close to the public

Ten police stations across Lancashire could shut their doors to the public from next January in a fresh round of economies.

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The Lovely Eggs with Dave Fridmann

Eggs Rev up for new album in America

Lancaster band The Lovely Eggs are following in the footsteps of The Flaming Lips, Mogwai and Franz Ferdinand with their fifth studio album.

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Siobhan Collingwood, third from left, with staff and comedian Julian Clary.

Morecambe school crowned most creative in UK

A Morecambe primary school is on cloud nine after being crowned the most creative school in the UK thanks to a space project that went viral across the globe.

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Billy Akrigg.

Lancaster City player to undertake Morecambe prom charity challenge

A Lancaster footballer is taking part in an extreme fitness challenge for a good cause.

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Connor Halliwell.

Sex offender found in wardrobe in Morecambe taunted police on Facebook

A wanted sex offender who poked fun at police on Facebook whilst he was on the run was found hiding in a wardrobe.

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An example of a fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.
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Gift Hall manager Rebecca Clark with Sam Sherwin, who is taking charge of the new Christmas Cabin which opens on September 1.

New manager takes over at Ingleton festive shop

An Ingleton food hall has appointed a manager for its new Christmas Cabin.

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Content marketing executives Teresa Garanhel and Katie Sadler.

Lancaster digital agency wins big at top awards

Lancaster-based digital marketing agency, SQ Digital, is going from strength to strength and experienced great success in this year’s prestigious RAR Digital Awards, achieving nominations in eight award categories and going on to win two awards.

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Jack Bracewell during his recent visit to Normandy.

D-Day hero’s emotional trip back to Normandy – 73 years on

World War Two veteran Jack Bracewell made an emotional return to the Normandy beach where he came ashore on D-Day 73 years ago.

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Sewage truck spillage in Lancaster

Sewage truck spillage in Lancaster

Sewage spilled from a truck on a Lancaster street today.

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