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UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy from Preston after a man received a “stab type” wound outside a city centre fast food restaurant yesterday evening.

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Rachel Baines

Lancashire Police failing stress test

Around half of police officers in Lancashire have suffered health issues as a result of on the job stress

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Police were called to the car park as part of an emergency response at around 6.30pm on 8 February

Youths throwing rocks from Preston car park roof 'narrowly miss' pedestrian

A gang of youths narrowly missed a pedestrian after they threw rocks from the roof of a Preston city centre car park, say police.
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Thieves broke into the holidaymakers' room

Burglars target Garstang golfing hotel

Holidaymakers at a popular golfing hotel in Garstang lost over £600 worth of electrical items after thieves broke into their hotel room, say police.
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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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The new baseball cap style police hat

Baseball caps now part of new Lancashire Police uniform

Traditional bobby on the beat police helmets are to become a thing of the past as new uniforms are rolled out across the county.

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Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of goods were stolen from a popular supermarket in Garstang.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Booths in Garstang

Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of goods were stolen from a popular supermarket in Garstang.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Garstang and Over Wyre Police are trying to track dow this man after a spate of thefts near Garstang.

Opportunist thief takes advantage of unlocked doors to steal haul of goods

An opportunistic thief has come away with a haul of goods after targeting unlocked homes, garages and cars in an area of a Lancashire town.

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PC sacked for giving false evidence in court

PC sacked for giving false evidence in court

A Lancashire police officer has been sacked for giving false evidence in court.

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Typhoon warplane assembled at Warton

Two arrested ‘trying to disarm’ BAE warplanes in Lancashire

Two men have been arrested while trying to disarm warplanes at the BAE Systems site in Warton.

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A banned driver, who had been drinking, crashed his car into a tree in Hambleton.
Photo: Lancs Roads Police

Banned driver – who had been drinking – crashed car into tree

A banned driver got behind the wheel and crashed his car into a tree.

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The police helicopter based in Lancashire is due to go in March.

Lancashire set to lose police helicopter base

Lancashire is set to lose its police helicopter base despite campaigns to save it.

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Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Preston on New Years Day are appealing for three men to come forward.

APPEAL: Detectives investigating murder in Preston appeal for help

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in Preston on New Year’s Day are appealing for three men to come forward.
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Photo Ian Robinson
Preston landmarks
County Hall

Probe into council’s One Connect deal has cost £2m so far

A police investigation into the One Connect deal at Lancashire County Council has run up a bill of almost £2m, it has been revealed.

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Dianne Yates

Birchall Blackburn Law supports cancer research fund

A Lancashire law firm has become the patron of a charity fund for research into the incurable cancer, mesothelioma.
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Lancashire Police crackdown on mobile phone use behind the wheel

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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County Hall

Why Lancashire County Council may be watching you

Lancashire’s trading standards service has admitted its staff sometimes fake Facebook accounts in a bid to trap persistent offenders.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw.

How much has Lancashire Constabulary’s three year investigation into One Connect Ltd cost?

Lancashire’s Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has been challenged to provide an update on the cost and progress of the long running police investigation into the former BT /County Council partnership One Connect Ltd.

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