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CCTV APPEAL: Homes and vehicles pelted with eggs in Adlington

Police have launched a CCTV appeal after eggs were thrown at homes and vehicles around Adlington.
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Detectives are now appealing to the driver of the van to come forward and would urge anyone with information to contact officers.

Police appeal after stranger offers boy, 11, lift in his van

Police are appealing for information after a van driver offered to transport an 11-year-old boy in Chorley.

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The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital.

BREAKING: Police investigate death of baby

Police are investigating the death of a baby in Preston.
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Stephen McDonald, 51, from the Holme Slack area of Preston

MANHUNT: Preston man failed to answer bail for drugs offences

A Preston man is wanted by police after failing to answer bail for drug offences.

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Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

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Motorists warned - average speed cameras are now live

Preston’s first average speed cameras are now live – motorists have been warned.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Investigating officers used eye witness accounts and CCTV to identify youths responsible for anti-social behaviour in the Factory Way Pilling Lane area.

Police crackdown on anti-social youths in Chorley

Police have cracked-down on youths responsible for anti-social behaviour after a rise in reported incidents in Chorley.
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Officers in South Ribble are now warning residents in Lancashire to make sure that they do not fall victim to the PPI scam.

SCAM ALERT: Police issue warning after Leyland resident targeted in PPI con

A Leyland resident has been targeted by scammers claiming to be offering PPI compensation, say police.
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The three-year probe led to the prosecution of six men and two complicated trials at Liverpool Crown Court.

Preston Lawyers face jail for fraud

Four Preston legal workers are facing jail over a conspiracy to rip off insurance firms.
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Police have said that all the victims were aged 10 at the time.

Former deputy head teacher from Preston charged with historic sex offences

A former deputy head teacher has been charged with a string of sexual offences against children, say police.
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Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness, who has died aged 66.  McGuinness. Photo credit Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Dad of IRA bomb victim pays tribute

A man who lost his son to an IRA bomb attack has paid tribute to Northern Ireland’s former deputy first minister Martin McGuinness.

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Miss Percival told detectives that following the birth, she thought the baby was asleep or deceased.

'Insufficient evidence' for charges over baby's death at vicarage

The Crown Prosecution Service has said there remains "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone over the death of a baby boy at a vicarage.
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New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.

Speed cameras on London Road to be switched on this week

New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday March 21 2017

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

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Police are now asking for the public to help them identify the man in the images.

CCTV APPEAL: Shoplifting in Preston

Police have launched a CCTV appeal following a spate of shoplifting offences in the centre of Preston.

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Racist incident against newsagent

A man has been given a suspended jail term over a racist incident involving a shopkeeper.

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Kyran Peet, 19, from Chorley is now doing a trek for The Children's Society, which supported him

‘I was groomed by an online pervert’

A teenage victim of sexual exploitation has taken the brave decision to speak out to raise awareness of predators who prey on children.

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More women are being arrested

Number of women arrested in Lancashire soars, warns charity

Arrest rates for women have jumped by nearly half in Lancashire, according to new analysis.

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Sarah Farrell was last seen on Saturday in Mere Close Skelmersdale.

APPEAL: Girl missing for nearly a week

Police are 'concerned' about the welfare of a girl who went missing nearly a week ago.

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