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Blackpool man jailed after threatening to kill a toddler in Fleetwood

A spurned care home worker pulled a knife from his pocket after threatening to kill a two-year-old girl, a court has heard.

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Woman who caused death of Fleetwood moped rider, 19, in Lancaster crash gets unpaid work

A motorist who caused a fatal crash in Lancaster has avoided prison.

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Lancashire Police

Stretched Lancashire Police's rest day crisis revealed amid claims of police shortages across England and Wales.

Police officers across the county are owed thousands of hours in unclaimed rest days, new figures reveal.
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Michael Atkinson

KFC robber jailed for 12 and a half years

A robber raided a KFC restaurant with a replica gun - then went on to cause a rooftop standoff.
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Lancashire Police team up to help reform paedophiles

Lancashire Police team up to help reform paedophiles

Lancashire Police officers are joining forces with a leading charity to launch a campaign to tackle growing demand for sexual images of children online.

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The Harris Orphanage and Christopher Hartley

'Sly and cunning' Preston children's home abuser is caged by senior judge

A former Army sergeant who raped and abused vulnerable youngsters in a children’s home has been caged for 13 years.

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Paul Ramell

Vile Garstang abuser is caged three decades after attacks in Preesall area

A child abuser has been caged for his crimes against two young girls - more than 30 years after attacking them.

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James John Beeston

Karma for would-be carjacker after he collides with a car 30 minutes later

A criminal fled a crime scene on his bike - only to collide with a BMW a short time later.

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Fleetwood KFC

Dad denies holding up Fleetwood restaurant with an imitation gun

A man has denied robbing a KFC outlet with a replica weapon.

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Man are much less likely than women to report domestic abuse to the police

Spike in reports of male domestic violence victims

The number of Lancashire men reporting abuse has risen by almost a fifth in just one year, but as STEF HALL reports, police and charities believe this figure is just the tip of the iceberg, and many more attacks go unreported
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Milo, three, whose mum claims he was ill through contaminated water in 2015

Claimants press ahead with action against water firm over illness claims following Lancashire 2015 contamination scandal

Eight United Utilities customers who claim they suffered ill health during the water contamination scandal are pressing ahead with plans to take action against the firm.

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