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Police arrest three for human trafficking after girl, 17, found in car in Preston

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking after a car transporting a 17-year-old girl was stopped in Preston, say police.

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Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

Leyland woman charged with murder after baby death

A Lancashire woman has been charged with murder following the death of a baby girl.

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Are you confident in spotting a scam?

How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?

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Police would like to speak to Shakquel Hussain following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from atakeaway.
Pic: Lancashire Police

APPEAL: Man wanted after theft of Help the Heroes charity tin

A 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge is wanted by police following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from a takeaway.

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Jason Alden

Police hunt wanted man with links to Fylde coast

Police are appealing for information to catch  a wanted man.
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Three offenders made off from the stolen Jaguar
Pic: Lancs Police

Manhunt after spate of car thefts in Chorley

Officers in Chorley have launched a manhunt after two cars were stolen "by means of burglary", say police.
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Fire fighters attended the fire at Astley Park School

Head of Astley Park School in Chorley speaks out after arson attack

The headmaster of a school which saw an outdoor classroom go up in flames has spoken out about being targeted by vandals.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday April 25 2017

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

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Police seized agolf ball sized package of what they suspected to be Class A drugs, cannabis bush, white powder suspected to be cocaine, several mobile phones and 150 cash during the raids.
Pic: Lancs Police

Police arrest four in drugs crackdown in Chorley

Four people were arrested in Chorley after police carried out more intelligence-led raids in their crackdown on drug gangs as part of Operation Hawk, say police.
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Police arrest two after drug gangs swoop in Chorley

Police have arrested two people after swooping on drug dealing gangs in Chorley.
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Fire fighters attended the fire at Astley Park School

Mum raises money for fire-hit school

Well-wishers are donating to a school for children with special needs, after it was damaged in an arson attack.

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Clive Grunshaw

Police cannot continue to 'pick up slack' from public service cuts

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has welcomed a national report highlighting the pressure on forces to ‘pick up the slack’ from other public services.

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The Lodge, Oakbridge Dr, Buckshaw Village, Chorley

Nurse struck off for hitting dementia patient

A nurse has been struck off for 18 months after assaulting a care home resident.

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Police at the scene of one of the raids

Eight arrested in crackdown on human trafficking for sex trade

Early morning raids have been carried out in Blackpool and Preston as part of an investigation into human trafficking, linked to prostitution.
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Claire has been missing for over two weeks. 
Pic: Lancs Police

MISSING: Woman not seen for over two weeks after 'going to the shops'

Police are growing "increasingly concerned" for a missing woman who left her home to go to the shops 18 days ago.

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Police officer demonstrating the use of a Taser

Calls for more Lancashire police officers to have Tasers

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Tasers are rarely fired by Lancashire Police

Tasers figures show weapons rarely fired in Lancashire

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday April 18 2017

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

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Trespass reports have nearly doubled since 2011

Children putting their lives in danger trespassing on railway

Nearly 200 potentially deadly trespass incidents were reported on the railways around Blackpool and Preston last year.
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Mike Cunningham

Lancashire Police rated 'good' by inspector

Lancashire Police has been given a positive report by her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

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