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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.
Crime

New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Transport
Preston Road (Photo: Google).

Police arrest motorist in Longridge for blowing over three times the legal alcohol limit

A motorist has been arrested in Longridge after being found to be more than three times over the legal alcohol limit.

Crime
The seized Audi.

Car seized after driver "swerving all over the road" only had a provisional licence

Preston Police have revealed how they seized an Audi after the driver was stopped for swerving all over the carriageway.
Crime
Valeri Belokon

Waiting game for ex-Pool director Belokon in court battle with former wife

The former director of Blackpool FC is waiting to see whether he has won a High Court battle over money with his former wife who is fighting for millions of pounds.

Football
Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
Crime
Lyndon in the video he posted to Facebook. Photo via Facebook.com/LyndonPoskittRacing/

Salvation for Wyre biker Lyndon Poskitt ahead of Austrian rally

A top Wyre motorcyclist, who was left on the verge of tears after heartless thieves stole thousands of pounds of expensive equipment, has been spared race misery.

News
Associate director Alex Summers. (s)

Lancashire Police spotlight child grooming in new theatre resource

Lancashire Police are using the power of theatre to highlight the dangers of child grooming.

Education
West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper

Man admits plot to murder Lancashire MP

An alleged National Action member has admitted plotting to murder a Lancashire MP.

Crime

Lancashire football yobs banned from going to World Cup

As police seize passports from football fans with banning orders in a bid to reduce trouble at this year’s World Cup Finals, Tony Durkin speaks to two football bosses who saw notorious Russian hooligans in action two years ago
News
PC Jonathan Ardron.

Outstanding achievement award for Lancashire Police officer Jonathan Ardron

A Lancashire Police officer has been recognised for his commitment and dedication to bereaved families with a national award.

News
The case has been committed to Preston Crown Court

Man, 77, prosecuted after trying to import a child sex doll to his Lancashire home

A Lancashire man has today (Friday, June 8) been sentenced for trying to import a child sex doll.
Crime

Lancashire councils could get new terror alert from MI5

Councils and other public sector organisations in Lancashire could in the future receive information about potential terror suspects from MI5.
News
Shoplifting costs  the county millions

REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace OnBuy.com investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

Crime
One of the puppies found at Ward's farm. Photo: RSPCA

Man jailed for selling sick puppies then going on run

A man has been jailed for selling sick puppies after going on the run for almost two years

Crime
There were long tailbacks on the M6

UPDATE: Police appeal over M6 smash

Police have launched a witness appeal after a crash that closed the M6 northbound for several hours.
News
Annette McNeil and daughters Caitlin (centre) and Erin (right) were at the Manchester Arena during the attack last year.

Garstang mum Annette McNeil praises "fantastic" support services for her and her daughters in aftermath of the Manchester Arena Bombing

A mum and her two daughters who were at the Manchester Arena when it was the centre of a terrorist attack have praised local victim support and mental health services for their support in its aftermath.
Crime
One of the new speed camera vans on Lancashire's roads from today

Watch out - extra speed camera vans on roads

Eight new speed camera vans are rolled out on Lancashire’s roads today in a crackdown on dangerous drivers.

Crime
Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Severed dog’s head left on door handle

Police are urging the public to help them catch a sadistic thug who left a severed dog’s head on the door handle of a house.

Offbeat
Search for truck driver after motorway crash

Search for truck driver after motorway crash

Police are hunting a truck driver who fled the scene after a collision which injured an eight-year-old boy.

Crime
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