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Trial date set

A man is due to go on trial charged with five counts of indecent assault. William George Dyer, 69, of Moorlands Grove, Heysham, is alleged to have indecently assaulted two girls between 1995 and 2001. He is due to stand trial at Lancaster Crown Court on August 15.

Next of kin appeal

An appeal for next of kin has been launched after a man born in Lancaster died at a residential home in Anfield. William James Kennedy, 74, died at Breckside Park Residential Home, Breckside Park on Thursday, May 15, from natural causes. Members of Mr Kennedy’s family, or anyone who knows of their whereabouts, is asked to call 0151 225 5067.