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Three arrests after vans stolen

Three people have been arrested after officers from Lancashire Roads Police unit spotted a stolen van.

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The man is thought to be safe and well.

Police called to man on motorway bridge

Police were called to reports of a man pacing up and down on a motorway bridge near Chorley this morning.

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Christine Massaro

Thieving warden who stole nearly £45k avoids jail

A heartbroken pensioner has revealed residents in her sheltered accommodation complex turned against her when a warden who plundered her savings was sacked.

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Police tackle vehicle offences in Clayton-le-Woods

Police tackle vehicle offences in Clayton-le-Woods

Sixteen vehicles were pulled over by police yesterday as part of a multi-agency traffic operation in Clayton-le-Woods.

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Callum McAllister, 19, from Chorley is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

Man with links to Chorley and Preston wanted on recall to prison

Callum McAllister, 19, from Chorley is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

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ORDEAL: David Eatock

David Eatock: It was a part of my life I wanted to forget – I’d kept it secret for such a long time

A former Chorley FC player has bravely spoken out about the horrific sexual abuse he says he suffered while at a Premier League football club.

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Police would like to speak to this man.

UPDATE: Man identified following Chorley pub assault

A man police were trying to trace has come forward following an appeal yesterday.
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VICTIM: David Lean

Lancashire is at heart of football’s abuse scandal

Football’s child abuse scandal has its roots fixed firmly in Lancashire.

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Police are appealing for information.

Man beaten with dog chain and robbed in Preston

Police are appealing for information after a man was beaten with a dog chain and robbed in Preston.

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Police want to speak to these to women in connection with a theft in Chorley

Thieves steal cash from 70 year old woman in Chorley

A 70-year-old woman was the victim of pickpockets in Chorley on Tuesday, December 29.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - Tuesday December 6 2016

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court

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The man was armed with a baseball bat

Man armed with baseball bat robs Clayton Brook shop

Police have released images of a man they would like to trace following a robbery at McColls convenience store on Tunley Holme, Clayton Brook.
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Preston Magistrates' Court

Prison workers accused of misconduct

Two employees at HMP Wymott in Leyland have appeared in court accused of a conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.

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David Eatock as a Chorley player in 1997

Ex-Chorley player is latest to come forward in football abuse scandal

Former Chorley striker David Eatock is the latest player to claim he was abused by a football coach as a youngster.

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David Taylor is wanted by Lancashire Police

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted on recall caught in Burnley

Police have caught missing sex offender David Taylor in the Burnley area.
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Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

Catch up with all the latest national and regional news with our morning roundup
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Police would like to identify these women.

CCTV appeals - Lancashire Police would like to speak to these people - can you help?

The police have issued the following CCTV images of people from the Lancashire area that they would like to speak to.

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Barry Bennell has been rushed to hospital

Barry Bennell rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious at a Hotel

Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell has been taken to hospital after police responded to a "fear for welfare incident" at an address in Stevenage on Friday night.

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Ben Pennington recovering at home

‘Miracle’ of coma man

Ben Pennington, the man whose life hung by a thread after he was attacked by a stranger in a nightclub, has told the Evening Post: “I’m feeling pretty good.”

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - Tuesday November 29

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court

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