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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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Playing Liv, who is groomed and abused by her older boyfriend, was almost too much to bear for Burnley actress Sophie. (s)

Lancashire Police warning about child grooming in theatre show

Lancashire Police is using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

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Adrian Eliffe

Pervert jailed for two years over indecent images of children

A pervert has been jailed for two years for making and possessing indecent images of children and voyeurism.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Did you witness the fire?

'Deliberate' caravan fire in Blackpool

Investigations are under way following a late night caravan fire.

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Anthony Dean

Police search for missing man Anthony Dean

Police are trying to find Anthony Dean.

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Have you seen missing man William Hope?

Have you seen missing man William Hope?

A search is on to find missing man William Hope.

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Police want to identity this man

Police on the look out after car crime increase in Highfield

Blackpool Police are looking to identify the pictured male in relation to car crime in Blackpool.

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The overturned car. Photo: Lancashire Road Police.

Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

The driver of the overturned car that caused hours of delays on the M6 yesterday evening (Friday, April 20) has been arrested for suspected drink driving.
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Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0329 of April 19.

Police on the hunt after woman was sexually assaulted in Preston

A woman was sexually assaulted in an early morning incident in Preston yesterday.
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Lancashire Police want to speak to Lesley Holdehjn in relation to a burglary in Longridge.

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen Wesley Holden?

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Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

A cannabis factory found at a man’s home in Thornton contained drugs worth £128,000 a court has been told.

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This member of the Guardian Angels group was involved with a sting operation which led to the arrest of a man in Fleetwood on suspicion of chilld sex offences.

Arrest sparks fears over halfway houses

The arrest of an alleged child sex re-offender in Fleetwood after a sting operation by paedophile hunters has led to fears about halfway house accommodation in the town.

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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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Charity poppy box thief is spared prison

Cleveleys charity poppy box thief is spared prison

A man committed what even his own solicitor described as “abhorrent” crime when he broke into a branch of WHSmith’s and took a Poppy Appeal collection box and its contents.

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VIDEO: Smile put back on tourist family's faces after their car is nicked from their hotel's car park by high-tech thieves

A family almost had their holiday to Blackpool ruined after high-tech thieves stole their car, as well as a deeply sentimental football shirt inside it.

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Harvey's Chicken & Pizza, Poulton St, Kirkham

Boss of takeaway which sold ‘putrefying’ food is jailed for four years

A takeaway boss has been jailed for four years after a court heard about a catalogue of food hygiene offences, including selling rotten food.

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Radina Pondeva, 30, was found on Tuesday, April 10 in the Blackpool area.

Missing woman is found

A Fleetwood woman who went missing from Blackpool Victoria hospital has been found safe and well, say police.

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The 22-year-old man from Lancashire, who cannot be named for legal reasons, breached the Public Order Act 1986 in using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour in two speeches he gave.

JAILED: Child abuser, 72, convicted of offences dating back almost 50 years

A paedophile convicted of child abuse offences up to 50 years ago has been jailed.

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