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Damage caused after dryer fire

A tumble dryer caught fire in a third floor flat in Morecambe. Fire crews were called to the flat in The Crescent at around 2.15pm on Friday May 16. The fire had set fire to clothing and caused smoke damage to the flat.

Court appearance

A 15-year-old boy is due to appear at Preston Crown Court charged with child abduction, indecent exposure and assault. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at Lancaster Magistrates Court last Tuesday and is due at Preston Crown Court on May 30.

Crime reporting app launched

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF) have launched a new hate crime reporting web-app to encourage people to report hate crime incidents quickly and anonymously. Access The LGF’s new web-app from