Uni launches study into male abuse

A study to investigate why men in abusive or aggressive relationships are reluctant to ask for help has been launched by psychologists at the University of Cumbria.


Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Police want to speak to this male.

Appeal after spate of vehicle thefts

A series of vehicle thefts have led to police wanting to speak to one particular male.

The overturned car. Photo: Lancashire Road Police.

Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

The driver of the overturned car that caused hours of delays on the M6 yesterday evening (Friday, April 20) has been arrested for suspected drink driving.
Police were called

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

Nice and Spicy, Lancaster

Duo face financial probe over immigration offences at takeaways across Preston and north Lancashire

Two men who were jailed for employing dozens of illegal workers at a chain of takeaways could see their ill-gotten gains seized.
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0329 of April 19.

Police on the hunt after woman was sexually assaulted in Preston

A woman was sexually assaulted in an early morning incident in Preston yesterday.
Kyle Bailey, 21 years, from Morecambe

APPEAL: Man slashed in serious assault

An appeal has been launched to trace a man following a serious assault in Morecambe, say police.


Man in court after Milnthorpe cash machine raid

Police have charged a man in connection with a cash machine ram raid at a Milnthorpe supermarket.

Motorbike fire in Lancaster. Picture by Lancashire Fire and Rescue.

Investigation after Lancaster motorbike fire

A investigation has been launched after a motorcycle fire in Lancaster.

Lancashire Police

Stretched Lancashire Police's rest day crisis revealed amid claims of police shortages across England and Wales.

Police officers across the county are owed thousands of hours in unclaimed rest days, new figures reveal.
Morecambe RNLI lifeboat crews on a previous call to rescue a swimmer. Picture @ArtDecoCoast

Morecambe Lifeboat launched in search for missing person

Morecambe’s volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew launched to search for missing person.

Preston Magistrates Court

Man made death remarks to woman

A woman was left terrified when a man told her he had thought of strangling her and told her: “I just want you dead”.

Preston Magistrates Court

Driver jailed after eighth road ban

A banned motorist who has had seven previous disqualifications took to the roads and drove dangerously, a court has heard.

Police wish to speak to this man in connection with a theft that took place in Lancaster city centre.

Team Reece charity box stolen from Lancaster bank

Police are appealing for information following a charity box theft at a bank in Lancaster city centre.

Nice try, but police officers were not fooled

Police uncover cannabis factory in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester police were not deterred by this sign in the garden of a house in Prestwich today.

Firefighters were called into action

Arson attack suspected after flats blaze

An investigation is under way into a suspected arson attack after a blaze at a two storey block of flats in Heysham early this morning.

Police would like to speak to this man following a serious assault in Lancaster.

Appeal after man’s jaw broken in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in Lancaster city centre.

The Coop in Carnforth was hit at around 3am on Thursday April 5 2018

Thieves ram-raid Lancashire supermarket with stolen JCB then make off with cash machine

Thieves used a stolen JCB to smash through a supermarket wall in Carnforth before stealing the cash machine.

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