Bogus tradesmen could cash in on storm damage

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People affected by recent storms are being warned of cold callers claiming work is needed on their homes.

The alert comes from Lancashire Police and the county’s trading standards department following a battering of the county by high winds.

It is feared damage caused across the Lancaster district may lead to a rise in people calling at homes saying urgent repairs are needed and then attempting to charge excessive amounts for them.

Contact Citizens Advice on 08454 040506 for help and information.