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House explosion puts two in hospital with serious injuries, rescue teams say

Five people have been injured, two seriously, in a house explosion.
Victoria Cherry, 44, of Fulwood, Lancashire, has not been seen since October 2015.

Police searching for missing woman launch murder investigation

Victoria Cherry, 44, of Fulwood, Lancashire, has not been seen since October 2015.

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Stephen Emmett

Three years jail for fraudster who stole from disabled cousin

A man who set up 39 Paypal accounts in a bid to defraud his disabled cousin has been jailed for three years after a judge ruled he had shown no remorse to his victim.

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Man arrested after 12-hour stand-off with police

Police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a flat - more than 12 hours after they were called.

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A yellow 'be aware' warning has been issued for ice

Yellow warning of ice issued for North West

A yellow 'Be aware' ice warning has been issued for the North West of England.

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Students are being urged to get vaccinated before they return to university

NW students urged to get Meningitis vaccine after surge in cases

A leading health body is urging unvaccinated first year students to get immunised against meningitis and septicemia after a recent surge in cases of the deadly diseases.

RSPCA cruelty - Mr Chow.

Jail sentence for man who tortured hamster

A man who tortured a pet hamster by giving it a fizzy drink laced with drugs has been sent to prison for eight weeks.

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

‘Here I am boys, come and get me’ man shouted to police before fracas

A policeman hit a man with a baton several times as he tried to stop him assaulting him, a court heard.

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One of the men

Police issue CCTV appeal after thieves steal CCTV cameras

Police are appealing for information following the theft of four CCTV cameras from a technology company in Chorley.

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The warning advises those affected to 'be aware

Met Office issues yellow warning for snow and wind across Lancashire

It's about to get very chilly and the Met Office has just confirmed it by issuing a yellow weather warning for the north-west of England today (9 January).
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Police were called out after a teenage boy collapsed and died.

Tributes for popular teenage boy after his shock death

Police were called out after a teenage boy collapsed and died Saturday afternoon in Read.

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Steven Mingins, 34, was last seen on 1 January

Man missing from Blackpool

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a man missing from Blackpool.
Information can be passed on by calling 101

Police appeal over hammer attack on a horse

A horse had to be put down after it was beaten with hammer in a field.

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Man dies after four-car crash

Man dies after four-car crash

A man has died following a collision involving four vehicles.

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Megan Lee, from Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

Girl, 15, dies after allergic reaction to takeaway meal

A 15-year-old girl who suffered a severe allergic reaction after eating a takeaway meal has died.

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Leah Robinson after coming out of a coma

Mum’s warning after daughter, 16, was left in a coma after taking ecstasy

A Wigan mum has issued an urgent drug danger warning to youngsters after her daughter was left in a coma by an ecstasy pill.

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Vue Cinema, Lancaster

Lancaster cinema ticket prices halved for one year

A Lancaster cinema has cut its ticket prices in half for a year.
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Dil Nawaz, Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Aaron Hampson and Abid Umar

The gangsters banned from wearing scarves and owning Rottweilers

A decision to grant full gang injunctions against six men linked to gang culture in Preston has been hailed a victory by police.

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Golfer Rick Shiels

Fire at home of pro golfer

Firefighters were called upon when a dishwasher set alight in the Westhoughton home of professional golfer Rick Shiels.

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A judge ordered final gang injunction orders against five of six defendants that will be in place for two years until November 2018

Six north-west men handed gang injunction orders

Six men from across the North West have been given tough banning orders after a court ruled that they had engaged in, encouraged or assisted in gang related violence and drug dealing in Preston.

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