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Appeal after bookies break-in

Burglars tried to force a safe in a bookies but fled emptyhanded, police said. Sometime between 10.50pm on March 22 and 8am on March 23, intruders forced open the front door of Betfred on Lancaster Road in Morecambe and searched inside. They tried to force the safe but failed and left.Damage was caused to the safe and the door. Call police on 101.

Spam email warning

Doctors are warning their patients to be on their guard following a spate of spam emails targeting people in the county. The emails claim to have been sent by NICE - the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - however this is a malicious email and has not been sent by NICE, GPs or any other NHS organisation.The spam email has been sent to people across England and NICE is advising to delete it.