New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Part of Hornby Road (Image: Google).

Car set alight in Blackpool in 'deliberate' attack

A car was set on fire this morning (Sunday, June 17) in what is believed to be a deliberate arson attack.
Valeri Belokon

Waiting game for ex-Pool director Belokon in court battle with former wife

The former director of Blackpool FC is waiting to see whether he has won a High Court battle over money with his former wife who is fighting for millions of pounds.

Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
Missing: Malcolm Archer

Police growing increasingly concerned for missing man

Police tonight say they are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a Fleetwood man who may have travelled to Preston.

Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

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

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper

Man admits plot to murder Lancashire MP

An alleged National Action member has admitted plotting to murder a Lancashire MP.


Football yobs banned from going to Russia

Fifteen Fylde coast football fans are among 69 across Lancashire to have had their passports confiscated by police as part of a national clampdown on potential violence ahead of the World Cup in Russia.

Volunteers to get chance to monitor CCTV at Wyre Civic Centre in Poulton

CCTV operators are inviting members of the community to monitor the CCTV cameras based at Wyre Civic Centre in Poulton.


Lancashire councils could get new terror alert from MI5

Councils and other public sector organisations in Lancashire could in the future receive information about potential terror suspects from MI5.

‘No doubt they will be given one more chance’

Readers react to the news next year’s young farmers’ event in Blackpool has been put ‘on hold’. It follows an ‘appalling’ display of behaviour by some young farmers during the first May bank holiday, which left the future of the event in doubt


Your say on rural crime in Lancashire is important

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged people living in rural areas across the county to have their say before the National Rural Crime Survey closes this coming weekend.

Shoplifting costs  the county millions

REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 01-06-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.
Do you recognise these men?

Police hunt three men after “violent” Blackpool attack.

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a fractured skull in an attack by three men in Blackpool.

Blackpool Police  have announced a clamp down on kerb crawling in the town.

Crackdown on kerb crawlers in resort

Blackpool Police are cracking down on kerb crawling in the town.

One of the puppies found at Ward's farm. Photo: RSPCA

Man jailed for selling sick puppies then going on run

A man has been jailed for selling sick puppies after going on the run for almost two years


Exploding lighter fuel can left teen needing skin graft

A teenager had to undergo skin grafts on his leg when a lighter fuel can exploded in the shop where he had worked for three weeks.

Crown Court

Former civil servant admits offences involving indecent images of children

A paedophile told police: " I can't believe I've done something like this" as they swooped on his home.

People walk amongst the debris at the crash site of the passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine.

Another step closer to justice for Blackpool's Glenn Thomas

The nephew of a Blackpool man killed when his plane was blown out of the sky said he is “inching closer to justice” following news the missile came from a Russia-based military unit.

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