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Trio jailed for vicious assault on 46-year-old

A man and two teenagers have been jailed following a vicious assault

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Bishop Whitsey

Man who claims he was abused by Bishop: "He told me he agreed I had a calling from God."

A senior clergyman at the centre of an abuse scandal allegedly told a teenage boy he had the power to give everything he wanted in life and the “power to take it all away”.

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Police would like to speak to this man in connection with their enquiries.

Woman threatened with knife in Chorley after row in supermarket car park

A woman was threatened with a knife in Chorley after she intervened in an argument in supermarket car park, say police.

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Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester

Investigation into sex abuse by bishop

Police have launched an investigation into sexual abuse by a former bishop who retired to Lancashire
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Police arrested three men following the incident

Three arrested after attempted burglary at Adlington supermarket

Three men have been arrested following an attempted burglary at a supermarket in Adlington, say police.
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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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A headteacher has issued a stranger danger warning

Head issues 'stranger danger' warning after attempted abduction

A headteacher has written to parents after a man attempted to lure a schoolgirl into a car in Lancashire.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday October 17 2017

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

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The new measures form part of efforts to bring down re-offending rates

Probation officers could bar offenders from drinking alcohol or gambling

Criminals could be barred from drinking alcohol or gambling after they are freed from prison under a new drive to tackle re-offending.

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Police attended the incident at Chorley Train Station

Police intercept train in Chorley after reports of 'threatening' behaviour

Police intercepted a train in Chorley after a man was said to be abusive and threatening towards a female passenger.
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Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, who goes by the name of Chris, has been wanted since August 19

Police warn public not to approach wanted man

Police are warning members of the public not to approach a wanted man who has links to Chorley, Leyland and Wigan.
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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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Whitefield Primary school onOaklands Drive warned parentsafter police received two reports of a flasher.

Flasher reported near Penwortham primary school

A primary school in Penwortham has issued a warning following reports of a flasher in the area.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday October 10 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.
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Hunt for knifeman after Penwortham robbery

Hunt for knifeman after Penwortham robbery

Police are appealing for help to track down a knifeman who snatched cash from a convenience store after threatening staff.

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Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at mosques between March and July this year

Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosques

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled in 2017, up from 47 between March and June 2016 to 110 over the same period in 2017.

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17-year-old Joshua Stock, who has been missing from Chorley

Police hunt missing Chorley teenager

Police are searching for a teenager from Chorley who has been missing for a week.

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The IPCC subsequently issued new guidance earlier this year

Watchdog receives scores of reports of police officers abusing position for sex

Scores of allegations that police officers and staff abused their position for sex have been reported to a watchdog in the last six months, it has emerged.

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Graffiti at Croston station

Fear over 'crime spot' risk at unmanned Lancashire stations if plans to cut train guards go ahead

More than 40 unstaffed train stations across Lancashire will become “no-go areas”  if plans for driver-only trains are implemented, campaigners have claimed.

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Police are investigating a report of sexual assault in Leyland.

Police appeal after sexual assault report

Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a serious sexual assault in Leyland.

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