Man is recalled to prison after Jo and Cass burglary

A man who was charged with burgling a hair salon is back behind bars.

Police are warning residents to be vigilant after two break-ins.

Keep your property locked and secure

Police are asking residents to be vigilant and keep their property secure after two break-ins.

Chris Parker

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

The number of cats stolen in the UK jumped by 40% in two years, a new study has revealed.

Timothy Lovatt.

Jailed Morecambe man had indecent images of children

A Morecambe man has been jailed for a string of illegal image offences.

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Court listings 15/08/17

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

Inspector Ted now has a new girlfriend.

Morecambe Police’s Inspector Ted has a girlfriend

Morecambe Police’s very own Inspector Ted now has a girlfriend as well as a new police dog.

County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers

Armed police to wear head cameras

Firearms officers working in the capital will be given head-mounted cameras to boost transparency, more than three years after the plans were first mooted.

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Cumbria police dogs Harley and Sansa have completed their training to become the Forces first Forensic Evidence Search dogs and the North Wests only Drowned Victim Recovery dogs.

Forensic first for Cumbrian police dogs Harley and Sansa

Two of Cumbria Constabulary’s latest recruits have completed their training to become the Force’s first Forensic Evidence Search dogs and the North West’s only Drowned Victim Recovery dogs.

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Appeal after man, 19, slashed with knife in Heysham during attempted robbery

A 19-year-old man was slashed twice with a short-bladed knife during an attempted robbery in Heysham.

Chloe's Vauxhall Corsa is a write-off after a hit and run driver smashed into it and drove off without leaving any details.

Morecambe teenager’s car smash misery

A learner driver has had her first ever car written off before she took her test.

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Fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC have been calling people to scam them.

Scammers target old and young for cash

Eight hundred scams have been reported to Lancashire Trading Standards over the last 12 months.

A mum is appealing for witnesses to come forward after her son was beaten by a man.

Boy, 14, punched by man near Kingsway baths

A mum whose 14-year-old son was beaten by a man says his attacker only stopped the assault after the teen’s eye started pouring blood.

This Stephensons Dairy van was stolen in Manchester on Monday morning, August 7 2017.

Appeal after Morecambe milk van stolen in Manchester

A milkman got a shock when he came back from a delivery to discover his van had been stolen.

Some of the knives collected as part of a knives amnesty at Morecambe police station.

Large selection of knives handed in at Morecambe police station

Here are some of the knives handed in at Morecambe police station as part of a county-wide amnesty (pictured).

The stolen scooter that has been dumped in the River Lune off St George's Quay.

Stolen scooter and dead deer rot on Lancaster quay river bed

A stolen scooter dumped in the river at St George’s Quay has been revealed at low tide.

Lancashire County Coun Gina Dowding, left, with other protestors in Blackpool.

Lancaster councillor pleads not guilty to alleged fracking protest offences

A Lancaster councillor has appeared in court charged with offences alleged to have taken place during an anti-fracking protest.

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Tiffany tweeted out her exam success and was retweeted over 20,000 times.

Lancaster student’s touching tweet captures hearts around the world

A Lancaster Universitystudent who survived family tragedy and financial problems to graduate with a first class honours degree in law became a social media sensation overnight.

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