Man dies after fall from flat balcony in Lancaster

A man who died after falling from the balcony of a flat in Lancaster has been named locally as Martin Rogers.

Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

Police attended the scene of an accident on Lancaster Road.

Two car smash on Lancaster Road

Two cars crashed on Lancaster Road in Morecambe at lunchtime today, Wednesday.

Fire crews were called to a boat on fire on Lancaster Canal.

Boat fire on Lancaster Canal

Arsonists are believed to have set a boat on fire on Lancaster Canal.

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Court listings 19/09/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court:

Lancashire Police now have three liveried cars to highlight the Trans and bi-sexual community and all strands of hate crime.

Pride cars fight hate crimes

Lancashire Police now have three ‘Police with Pride’ cars to encourage people to 
report hate crimes.

Lewis Edwards.

Appeal to trace missing 15-year-old boy from Garstang

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 15-year-old boy who has gone missing from home in Garstang.

Stephen Barron, 66, was reported missing from his home in Mintlaw, and was last seen on Friday, 8 September 2017

Police search for man missing for over a week

Police in Scotland are searching for a missing man who they believe may be in Blackpool or Morecambe.


Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-calledpaedophile hunters.

Police are appealing for information after a fatal crash in Lancaster.

Appeal following fatal crash in Lancaster

Police are appealing for information following a fatal crash in Lancaster.


Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.
The case of a sex act on a train has been dismissed.

Lancaster court dismisses train sex act

The case of a Lancaster man who was charged with masturbating on a train has been dismissed.


Hunt for jogger who pushed woman in front of a bus: new image of suspect released

Detectives investigating the assault of a woman who was pushed in front of a London bus by a jogger have released a further CCTV image of the suspect.
Lancaster Magistrates Court.

Morecambe parent prosecuted for not stopping child committing crime

A parent has been prosecuted for not stopping their child committing anti-social behaviour in Morecambe’s West End.

Aeryon Skyranger drone

Drones could be used by police to fight terror attacks

Drone technology could be used to respond to terror attacks, support armed operations and assist searches for suspects under a trial launched by Scotland Yard.

Picture of  Carl Siddall posted by the Cheshire Police Twitter account

Cheshire Police search for 'violent' convict who absconded from open prison

Police are hunting a convict who has absconded from prison this weekend. Carl Siddall, aged 33, is wanted after fleeing on Saturday, from HMP Thorn Cross, an open prison near Warrington, Cheshire.
Matthew Briggs, whose wife Kim was killed by cyclist Charlie Alliston

Widower of pedestrian killed by cyclist vows to bring change in law

The widower of a woman knocked down and killed by a rider on a fixed-gear bike has vowed to bring about a change in the law to make it easier to prosecute cyclists who injure or kill pedestrians.


UPDATED: Latest on Morecambe takeaway video assault

A police sergeant has asked people not to post 'mindless comments' online after a video of an assault in a Morecambe takeway was viewed more than 750,000 times. (Warning: the video contains scenes some viewers may find upsetting).
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