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CAGED: ‘Predatory’ rapist locked up for 12 years

A man who took pictures of himself sexually abusing a girl and made another pose for him has been jailed for 12 years.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 09-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 08.

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Men make up a fifth of domestic violence victims in Lancashire, it is estimate (Posed by model)

‘Domestic violence affects males too’

Around a fifth of Lancashire’s domestic violence victims are men – and campaigners say they are desperately in need of safe places to go.

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New CCTV footage showing Charlene Downes was released last month

Charlene team make fresh arrests

Police have today arrested three men on suspicion of historical sex offences.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 08-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 07.

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Football coach denies indecently assaulting young player

A football coach accused of repeatedly sexually abusing a young player he taught has made his first appearance at court.

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Have your say on new Fylde dog rule proposals

Have your say on new Fylde dog rule proposals

A survey over proposed major changes to dog control in Fylde is now live and residents are being invited to have their say.

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Police officers will be using saliva testing kits alongside the standard breath tests

Morning after drive warning

Revellers over Christmas and New Year have been warned by police that they could still be over the limit the day after their celebrations.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 07-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 06.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 06-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 05.

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Sgt Adam Dawson, PC Martin Saunders and Sgt Andy Hill from the Road Policing Unit as they launch their Drink/Drug Campaign

The shocking scale of drug driving revealed

Police say 70 per cent of drivers tested for drugs at the roadside are giving positive results.

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The cellar of Piknik

Owner of filthy sandwich shop banned for five years

The owner of a filthy sandwich shop which had six inches of raw sewage bubbling in its cellar has been banned from being involved in a food business for five years.

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Preston Crown Court

Child sex abuse voyeur from Lytham is jailed

A businessman who paid to watch a school girl in the Philippines being abused from the comfort of his own home has been jailed for 32 months.

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Ben France, aged 26 is wanted on recall to prison.

Police launch appeal to find man wanted on recall to prison

Detectives are appealing for information to trace a man with links to Blackpool who is wanted on recall to prison.
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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 02-12-16

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court from December 01.

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Elsie White, 62, stole jewellery to raise the money to bring the body of her son, Jason Cato, home from Peru

Cleveleys mum stole from elderly couple to bring her son’s body home

A mum who claims she stole £12,100 jewellery from an elderly couple to raise funds to bring her son’s body home from Peru sobbed as she was jailed for a year.

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Police have launched their annual drink-drive campaign

Morning after drink drive message

The devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a county-wide campaign being launched this week.

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It is believed Johan Petterson has travelled to Blackpool.

Appeal to find wanted sex offender who may be in Blackpool

Detectives are appealing for help to locate a wanted sex offender from Bournemouth in Dorset.
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More than 2,000 people have added their names to a petition calling for tougher sentences for dangerous drivers who kill or seriously injure people on the roads

Thousands back driving campaign

Almost 2,500 people have signed a petition lobbying for stiffer punishments for those who kill or seriously injure on our roads.

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