Stories in brief
Cold callers warning
Police have issued a warning about cold callers following the recent high winds. Residents are being urged to inform them if any one approaches them offering to do repair work who is suspicious or fails to offer any identification. Call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Residents project funding match
Government cash is set to be pumped into a ground-breaking project to help Lancashire’s most vulnerable residents. Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw won a £215,000 bid to the Home Office’s Police Innovation Fund to set up an ‘early intervention’ scheme. Police will match £3M given to the initiative by the county council.