BBC boss should pay back public over Sir Cliff case - says MP

A Lancashire MP has called for the Director General of the BBC to personally reimburse licence fee payers over the Sir Cliff Richard case.


REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

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

The alleged text message being sent to residents in an attempt to steal their personal details (Picture: Action Fraud)

Why you should watch out for THIS Argos text offering you a refund

Conmen are sending fake texts to residents in Lancashire, offering refunds from retail giant Argos.

The Continental pub

Sleeping burglar rescued from pub roof

A bungling burglar had to be rescued from the roof of a Preston pub after falling asleep while trying to steel lead flashing.

The investigation was in relation to attempts to import weapons

Three in court in Preston on gun import charges

Three people are to appear in court on charges relating to importing weapons.

One man is arrested at a site in Leverhulme Park, Bolton

Four travellers charged with brewery raid

Police have charged four people after travellers caused large scale damage at the Thwaites Brewery in Blackburn.


Lancashire County Council loses court case over £104m private healthcare contract

Lancashire county council has lost a landmark legal ruling over privatised healthcare.

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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Two arrested after teenager left in 'critical condition' following collision with a car

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a collision left a teenager in a critical condition in hospital.
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.

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.
Police have issued a warning about this man.

Police warning after man seen "acting suspiciously" outside Grimsargh school

Lancashire Police have issued a warning to parents and residents after a man was spotted acting suspiciously outside a Preston primary school.
Stephen John Crawford, 25, who is of no fixed address

Police searching for man wanted on recall to prison

Police are appealing for information about a man who is wanted on recall to prison.

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.

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.


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
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.

His victim suffered injuries including a fractured jaw, bleed on the brain and a number of lost teeth.

Man, 23, jailed after savage attack that left a woman with a fractured jaw and bleeding on the brain

A man has today (Friday, June 8th) been jailed for a horrifying attack with left a woman with a fractured jaw, bleeding on the brain and a number of lost teeth.
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.

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.
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