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Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Around five million drivers believe they have got behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit at least once in the past year, according to new research.

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Investigation after death of woman, 24, in Clayton-le-Woods

A police investigation is underway after the sudden death of a 24-year-old woman in Clayton-le-Woods.

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Ruby the dog was returned to her grateful owner on Tuesday

'Missing' dog Ruby is found after disappearance at motorway services

A dog owner is celebrating after she was reunited with her missing pet following a police rescue operation.
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Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two people have been charged with murder after a house fire left three children dead.

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Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Five people are being questioned over the suspected murder of three children who died after a house fire.

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Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for help in finding missing woman

Lancashire Police are searching for a woman in her 50s.

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Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England's roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday December 12 2017

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

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WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

This is the shocking moment a McDonald's customer is headbutted by an employee after an argument broke out - over CHICKEN NUGGETS.
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Owner pleads for thieves to return poorly dog after theft from Rivington Services

A woman is appealing for information after her poorly dog was swiped by cruel thieves from motorway services.
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Killer wife who stabbed solicitor in the heart has her appeal bid dismissed by appeal judges

A new bride who brutally stabbed a popular solicitor to death has had her attempt to appeal her conviction and life sentence thrown out by London's Court of Appeal.

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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
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Police swooped on a property in Beaconsfield Terrace on November 29 and discovered a stash of class A and class B drugs.

Man charged with drugs offences after police raid in Chorley

A man has been charged in connection with five drugs offences after police raided a property in Chorley.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday December 5 2017

Here is a summary of cases involving people from Chorley and Leyland at Preston Magistrates' Court.
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Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Police would like to identify this man as part of their enquiries.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Chorley shop

A police appeal has been launched after several items were stolen from a shop in chorley.
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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Police would like to speak to these men in connection with the incidents

Manhunt launched after spate of thefts from vehicles in Adlington

A manhunt has been launched following a spate of thefts from vehicles in Adlington, say police.
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