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CCTV APPEAL: Fake £50 note warning for residents in Garstang

Residents in Garstang are being warned to be on the look out for fake £50 notes after fraudsters attempted to use them at a local pub.
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Lancashire's fire service leads the way in technology and innovation

Lancashire’s fire service is leading the way in developing groundbreaking technologies which have saved lives across the county.
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Police were contacted after thieves broke in through gates where the tractors were kept locked in a silage camp.

Appeal after thousands of pounds worth of tractors stolen in Barnacre

An appeal has been launched after two John Deere tractors, worth thousands of pounds, were stolen from a family farm in Barnacre.

Crime
Stricklands Lane has been closed

Road closed after car crashes into gas main in Stalmine

A road was closed after a car crashed into a gas main on a busy rural route though Stalmine, say police.
Transport
Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

Fish cakes recalled over fears they contain pieces of metal

A major frozen food producer is recalling packets of fish cakes over fears they could contain pieces of metal and plastic.
Health
The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
Transport

Stolen car stung in Garstang

A stolen car was stung and recovered following a police operation in Garstang.
Crime
Aroad in Stalmine is expected to remain closed until lunchtime following a serious accident after a lorry fell onto a ca

Two drivers taken to hospital after lorry falls on car

Two drivers were taken to hospital after a lorry toppled onto a car in Stalmine, say police.
Transport
Emergency services were called to the scene

Road blocked after Audi collides with double-decker bus in Garstang

A road has been blocked following a collision between a double decker bus and an Audi in Garstang, say police.
Transport
Residents are being warned to lock their vehicles

CRIME ALERT: Car break ins in Garstang

A crime alert has been issued for residents in Garstang following a spate of early morning car break ins.
Crime
A ladies thong found blocking one of the sewers inMerseyside. It caused so much damage that the sewer actually collapsed.

Strangest things found in north west drains over the festive period

A car door, pair of glasses, false teeth and even a dead animal all caused blockages in the North West’s sewer and drains networks.
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Harry Potter fans are looking forward to the Wizard Academy

Where can I catch the Harry Potter themed train when it comes to the North West? - Everything you need to know

Calling all Harry Potter fans - East Lancashire's Wizard Academy is now taking bookings for 2018.

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Anyone who wants to send letters and parcels by second class needs to get to the Post Office byWednesday December, 20 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas day.

When is the last posting day for Christmas 2017?

If you're still waiting to put those Christmas cards in the post you'd better be quick.

Offbeat
A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued across the North West.

YELLOW WARNING: Ice predicted across the North West

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued across the North West as temperatures have been predicted to plunge to -5.6°C.
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Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Drivers in Lancashire are being warned to lower their speed after icy conditions were reported across the region.

Transport
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.

Crime
The bad weather is expected to last from 4pm on Tuesday and lasts until around 11am on Wednesday, December 13.

YELLOW WARNING: North west set to be blasted by ice

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning as parts of the north west are set to be coated in ice.
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The company said a possible source of the outbreak has been identified in a tower used to dry out the milk at a production site.

Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over Salmonella fears

French baby-milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.
Offbeat
With heavy snow forecast to fall across Lancashire on Sunday a lot of people may struggle to get into work on Monday morning.

What are your rights if you can't get into work due to snow?

With heavy snow forecast to fall across Lancashire on Sunday a lot of people may struggle to get into work on Monday morning. But what exactly are your rights if you can't make it into work?

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Other areas in Britain were blanketed in snow as forecasters warned up to 20cm (8in) could fall across parts of the UK.

Driving conditions warning across Lancashire

Parts of Lancashire woke up to a dusting of snow after a Met Office warning for snow and ice came into effect today.
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