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Lancashire Police crackdown on mobile phone use behind the wheel

Police in Lancashire are taking part in a week-long crackdown on illegal mobile phone use behind the wheel.
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If you can identify these people please contact the police on 101

CCTV APPEAL: Police appeal after attempted burglary

Police are appealing for information following an attempted burglary in Leyland.

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Callum McAllistair is wanted by the police

WANTED: Chorley man wanted after breach of licence

A man from Chorley with links to Preston is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

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Andrew McNair

Woman suffers damaged teeth in 'serious assault'

A 24-year-old man with links to West Lancashire is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault.
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Barbara Lowe, 81, from Adlington narrowly missed being tricked out of almost �2,500 by a scammer.
Barbara is pictured with her son Neil Cooper (left) and Carolyn Cooper (right)

Adlington pensioner, 81, almost cheated out of £2,500

An 81-year-old woman from Adlington narrowly missed being tricked out of almost £2,500 by a scammer.

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Victoria Cherry, 44, of Fulwood, Lancashire, has not been seen since October 2015.

Police searching for missing Preston woman launch murder investigation

Victoria Cherry, 44, of Fulwood, Lancashire, has not been seen since October 2015.

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John Molyneux was sentenced to four months

Man jailed for South Ribble thefts

A man has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to seven counts of theft, say police.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court List - Tuesday January 17 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley and Preston magistrates courts.

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Paul Hesmondhalgh

WANTED: Manhunt launched for Leyland man

Police have launched a manhunt for a Leyland man after he failed to appear in court on charges of using threatening and abusive behaviour, say police.
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Fishergate's bus lane signs

Driver challenges city bus lane fine

A driver caught on camera in Preston’s controversial Fishergate bus lane is challenging his £60 penalty in what he hopes will be a landmark case.

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Libby Bateman (CLA North Adviser), Clive Grunshaw (Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner), Brent Jackson (owner of smallholding in Pilling), Lorraine Ellwood (Rural and Wildlife Crime Coordinator at Lancashire Constabulary) and Barbara Mackie (CLA Lancashire Branch Committee Member). They are cracking down on hare coursing

Crackdown on hare hunters

Police and a countryside organisation have teamed up to encourage people to report hare coursing.

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Lancashire has more dogging sites than any other county in the UK

Welcome to Lancashire - dogging capital of the UK

As national titles go, Lancashire’s latest is hardly one to get excited about.

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Police have launched an appeal following the assault.

Police appeal after assault in Leyland restaurant

Police have launched an appeal after an 18-year-old man was assaulted at a fast-food restaurant in Leyland.

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Jade Bladen has been missing since Monday

Girl, 15, missing from home

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing girl who may be in Chorley.
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Police appeal

Body of Chorley woman, 55, found at Yarrow Valley Park

THE body of a woman, 55, from Chorley has been discovered at Yarrow Valley Park.

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Library image of a young driver

Teenage drivers hit for six by ban tally

Thousands of teenagers had their driving licences revoked in the past five years after receiving at least six penalty points, new figures show.

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Officers discovered the plants in two tents as they executed a drugs warrant at a property on Cavendish Street

Cannabis plants seized in Chorley drugs raid

Six cannabis plants were seized by police in a drugs bust in Chorley yesterday (9 January).
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One of the men

Police issue CCTV appeal after thieves steal CCTV cameras

Police are appealing for information following the theft of four CCTV cameras from a technology company in Chorley.

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Average speed cameras to be installed on two major routes in to Preston

Average speed cameras to be installed on two major routes in to Preston

AVERAGE speed cameras are to be installed at two major routes into Preston as part of a drive to reduce the death toll on Lancashire’s roads.

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Union blasts pay incentives for firearms officers

Union blasts pay incentives for firearms officers

Plans to boost the number of detectives and firearms officers in Lancashire by offering financial incentives have been blasted by the Police Federation.

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