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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.

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Police appeal after disabled man is assaulted

Police appeal after disabled man is assaulted

Lancaster police are investigating what they say is a disability motivated hate crime after a man was assaulted in Lancaster.

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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
The Pit near Out Moss Lane was where the dog attacked a cat and killed it.

Dog killed cat in attack in Morecambe

Police are appealing for information after a dog off its lead killed a cat in an attack which was witnessed by several children.

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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.

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Church Street Lancaster

Appeal after teen is robbed in Lancaster alleyway

A 14-year-old boy was robbed by four men in an alleyway in Lancaster.

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COURT'Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

Court listings 05/06/18

The following people were dealt with at Lancaster Magistrates Court:

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Officers would like to speak to35-year-old James Stovold,from Lancaster, as part of their investigation.

APPEAL: Police appeal to trace man after alleged axe attack

An appeal has been launched to trace a man wanted by police investigating a 'serious assault' in Morecambe.
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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.

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Cumbria police investigate historic sex assault

Cumbria police investigate historic sex assault

Police investigating an historic sex offence at a school in the 1960s are appealing for people to come forward with information.

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Preston Magistrates' Court

‘Poisoned sausage’ threat leads to jail for Morecambe man

A man who threatened to kill a woman’s dog by “feeding it a poisoned sausage” and wringing its neck has been jailed for 12 weeks.

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Lancaster man arrested after severed dog’s head found on door

A 26-year-old man from Lancaster has been arrested after the severed head of a dog was discovered hanging on the door of a house.

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Author Geoffrey Wansell presents a new TV series looking at crime in British seaside resorts

Grisly seaside murders to feature in new TV show

A brutal double murder that shocked Lancashire is to be the subject of a new TV programme.
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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

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Lancashire man jailed after drug squad bust at Kendal Calling

A man from Lancashire has been jailed following a drug squad bust at Kendal Calling music festival.
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COURT'Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

OAP stole £36k from golf club

A pensioner has pleaded guilty to stealing £36,000 from Lansil Golf Club.

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COURT'Lancaster Magistrates Court. 23080411

Milnthorpe OAP had indecent photos of children

A pensioner has pleaded guilty to three charges of making and possessing indecent photographs of children.

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BREAKING: Four men cleared of conspiracy to murder Morecambe woman

Four men who were accused of plotting to shoot a woman in Morecambe have been found not guilty of all charges by jurors at Preston Crown Court.
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The scene at Booths in Lancaster

UPDATE: Thieves target two Lancaster cash machines

Detectives are investigating two cash machine burglaries in Lancaster.

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