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Man wanted after 'restraining order breach'

A man is wanted by police in connection with a breach of a Restraining Order protecting a victim of domestic abuse.
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Cuadrillas fracking site

Protesters have been ‘economical with truth’

An anti-fracking protester has lost an appeal against  her conviction for a public order offence following a protest at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
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APPEAL: Man suffers serious head injuries in assault

APPEAL: Man suffers serious head injuries in assault

A man was left with serious head injuries after he was seriously assaulted in South Shore, say police.
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Blackpool magistrates court

Man faces grooming charges

A man accused of grooming a 13-year-old girl has made his first appearance at court.

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The 12 anti-fracking defendants outside court

Group planned protest the day before lock-on

One of a dozen people facing trial over a lock-on protest outside the Preston New Road fracking site has described the planning that went into the act.

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Ma Kelly's bar in Fleetwood

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood put up for sale following £400k fine

Ma Kelly’s bar in Fleetwood has been listed for sale by a Blackpool estate agent – after bosses were slapped with a six-figure fine by the council.

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Beavers from the6th Ashtons Tuesday group enjoyed a trip to the Sandcastle last weekend.

Beaver mascot goes missing on day-trip to Blackpool

A Manchester-based scout group is appealing for help after it lost its beaver mascot "Justin Beaver" on an outing to Blackpool.
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Chairman of the Veterans for Fylde, Ed Nash, pictured outside the cafe on its opening

'Heartwarming' response after callous thief swipes poppy tin from charity cafe

Veterans in St Annes have been overwhelmed by the heartwarming support they received after their charity cafe was targeted by a thief.
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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
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Police became concerned for the woman's welfare after they were informed that she had left a property together with her 18-month-old child

Woman detained by police after car theft

A woman was detained by police in Preston after she was stopped driving a car that had been stolen from an address in Warton.
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Police were called to Sinclair's house following reports of a disturbance

Former Blackpool FC star arrested on suspicion of assault and drink driving

A former Blackpool FC star and TV pundit has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and assault in St Annes.
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Ed Nash has condemned the theft as "despicable"

Veterans outraged after poppy tin theft from NAAFI cafe

A "despicable" sneak thief stole a poppy collection tin from a NAAFI cafe in St Annes just days before Remembrance Sunday, say police.

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Police are asking for anyone who can help them identify the person in the above CCTV image to get in touch.

CCTV appeal after hotel break-in

An appeal has been launched following a break-in at a country hotel and restaurant in Scorton.

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Brian Fitter, 76, has been missing from his home in Clacton since 1.30pm on November 1

APPEAL: Vulnerable missing pensioner may be in Blackpool

An appeal has been launched to find a vulnerable pensioner who is believed to be in Blackpool.

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Police would like to identify these two women

CRIME ALERT: Thefts from vehicles in South Shore

A warning has been issued to residents in South Shore following a recent spate of thefts from vehicles.

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Four masked men with Liverpudlian accents stormed the Hand and Dagger pubin Treales Road at around11.45pm on Sunday, November 5.

Relatives speak out after robbers 'smash' teen's face into ground during pub raid

The aunt of a teenager injured during a callous raid at a remote pub in Treales has spoken out against the robbers who "smashed" her nephew's face into the ground.

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A man has been charged with willful obstruction of a highway

Man in court after fracking protest

A man has appeared in court charged with the willful obstruction of a highway after he allegedly spent a night on top of a tanker on Preston New Road.

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Ryan Knowles, 34, of Victoria Avenue, Lancaster, is wanted in connection with a domestic assault

WANTED: Lancashire police's most wanted

Lancashire Police have issued an appeal to help them find five wanted men.
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Fleetwood Police

'Fleetwood is fast becoming a cesspit of crime that is never dealt with'

Cars being broken into and open drug dealing on the streets are the main complaints Fleetwood residents have raised with the town’s police.

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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers'.

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