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'Sorry we couldn't save you' says Charlie Gard's mum as court fight ends

Charlie Gard's parents have ended their legal fight over treatment for their terminally-ill baby son, saying: "We are sorry we could not save you."

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Clive Grunshaw

Rising crime figures show challenges faced by police

Police bosses have vowed to keep up their battle against violent and sexual crime following a steep percentage rise in reported cases.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Cybercrime

496% surge in cybercrime in Lancashire

Cybercrime is rapidly rising as criminals use the Internet to commit a multitude of criminal activities using the Internet and law enforcement agencies are struggling to cope with the huge growth of the problem, an investigation has revealed.

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Douglas Edwards was convicted by a jury at Preston Crown Court

Revealed...trans abuser’s history of violent crime

A man has been found guilty of a campaign of harassment against a transsexual woman.

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Adam Brookes, 33, was last seen around 11pm on July 11 in Yardley Fields Road, Birmingham.

Missing man, 33, believed to be in Blackpool

A man missing from Birmingham may be in Blackpool,  say police.

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Police used 'preemptive tactics' to bring the car to a stop on Fleetwood Road

Police sting car in Wesham

Two men were arrested last night after the car they were travelling in failed to stop for the police.
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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 20-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 19-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Pam Wareing

Online dating con woman hit by court delay

An infatuated account manager at a Blackpool solicitors who stole more than £500,000 to send to a man she met on an internet dating site will have to wait until October to learn her fate.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 18-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Court news

Blackpool: From the courts 17-07-17

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Crime
Mark Baines

Lancashire Police launch knife amnesty campaign

Lancashire Police today launched a week-long crackdown on knife crime.

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Glenn with sister Tracey Withers

Heartbroken family's wait to find out who brought down Flight MH17

Three years ago today, Glenn Thomas was busy planning a huge celebration that would have spanned two generations and two countries.
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Preston Crown Court

Hate crime accused: ‘I am no homophobe’

A man accused of a hate fuelled campaign of harassment against a transexual woman has told jurors: “I’m the least homophobic person you’ll ever meet.”

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Mark Baines

Lancashire Police launched knife amnesty

Lancashire Police has launched a week-long crackdown on knife crime

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Police Scotland said the man's body was found on land near Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

Body of missing Lancashire fisherman found after search

The body of a missing fisherman believed to be from Burnley has been recovered on land in Dumfries and Galloway.
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County Hall

Cabinet decision due on reopening libraries and Fishergate traffic cameras

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet meets today to decide on the timetable for reopening the county’s closed libraries and plans to switch back on bus lane cameras on Fishergate in Preston.

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Vandalism at Lawtons of Fleetwood.
Chris Spencer with a damaged car roof

Security is key to beating thefts of cars and vans in Lancashire

Five vehicles are stolen every day in Lancashire, shocking new figures reveal.

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