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Adoption plea for pioneer scheme

Lancashire County Council is pioneering a new kind of adoption in the county. The scheme places very young children with foster carers who may go on to give them a permanent home. So far a dozen babies have been placed. Please call 0800 028 6349 for more.

Pervert pleads guilty

A man has admitted downloading indecent pictures of children onto his computer.

Carlisle Crown Court heard that the pictures were found when police searched 45-year-old Graeme Davies’ home after he was arrested following an allegation of rape, which has since been withdrawn. Davies, now living in Carnforth, pleaded guilty to seven charges.

He will be sentenced on April 4.