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Scorton villagers gear up for Bikes and Barrows Festival

The Scorton “Bikes and Barrows” Festival is back for its' seventh year and organisers are promising it to be their most exciting yet.

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Crash in Hambleton

Driver has lucky escape after windscreen impaled by wooden stake

A car ended up in the bushes with a wooden pole through the windscreen after veering off the road.

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A silver Honda was left after smashing into a parked car.

Driver smashes into parked car before running away

A silver Honda smashed into a parked car before the dcriver ran off, police say.

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Myerscough College Farrier students at work

County students shape a future in ancient craft

The art of farriery might seem like an ancient craft but caring for the hooves of a horse is critical for their health and wellbeing and at Myerscough College a team of apprenticeships are eager to break into the industry.

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Food Standards Agency, Food Hygiene Rating sticker.

FOOD HYGIENE RATINGS 2017: Fylde and Wyre

Inspectors tell food venues they must improve.

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Clive Grunshaw

Police cannot continue to 'pick up slack' from public service cuts

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has welcomed a national report highlighting the pressure on forces to ‘pick up the slack’ from other public services.

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Sisters Laura Clark and Samantha Clark have opened Toys Plus on Topping Street.  They are pictured with 10-year-old Chanel Ince and 6-year-old Kai Ince.

Toy story is a family affair

They say the family that play’s together stays together and togetherness is the name of the game for the Clare’s who have opened their own toy shop business.

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New recruit for Fylde coast law firm

New recruit for Fylde coast law firm

Fylde Coast solicitors Inghams has announced the latest addition to its family law team.

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The Sellafield nuclear plant in Seascale, Cumbria, near to where a planned �10 billion power plant is to be built at Moorside

‘Nuclear fiasco’ fury amid fears over Fylde jobs

GMB, the energy union, has described Toshiba’s involvement in the Moorside nuclear plant project as a ‘monumental cock up’.

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Tasers are rarely fired by Lancashire Police

Tasers figures show weapons rarely fired in Lancashire

Police in Lancashire drew their Tasers 151 times last year but did not use them on the majority of occasions.

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Julie Bostock has fully recovered after suffering with a brain tumor

Brain tumour mum: My diary saved my life

A mum has credited her diary with saving her life after she was diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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Photo Neil Cross
Hy-Fly Game Hatcheries, Tongues Lane, Pilling, where bird flu has been confirmed

Wyre farmer says her hens are ‘scared stiff’ after bird flu captivity

A Lancashire farmer hit by the bird flu protection zone says her poultry are “scared stiff” of going outside after months of being kept indoors.

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The incident happened in a rural location                     Image:Google

Fire crews battle car blaze with buckets

Firefighters were forced to trek half a kilometer to put out a car which had deliberately been set ablaze.

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Poultry in Lancashire are allowed out again

Lancashire's poultry allowed outside again as anti-bird flu measures relaxed

Poultry in Lancashire will allowed outside the barn doors again today after being kept indoors to protect them from an infectious strain of bird flu.
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Mike Cunningham

Lancashire Police rated 'good' by inspector

Lancashire Police has been given a positive report by her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

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Ben Wallace

MP warns county over wasteful library closures as inquiry looms

Lancashire County Council would be at risk of throwing away thousands of pounds of taxpayers should a public inquiry into library closures go ahead, an MP has warned.

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The Fiat 500 was pictured on the edge of woodland

Motorist arrested after 'speeding' Fiat 500 crashes into trees

A Fiat 500 was seen being driven at speed moments before it left a countryside road and crashed into trees this morning, police said.
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GP services may be affected over the Easter weekend

Easter 2017 GP and pharmacy opening times for Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre

Readers have been urged to be ready for Easter by planning ahead for repeat prescriptions and using NHS services ‘appropriately’.

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Wyre Council has discussed changes

How you have your say on planning applications could be changing

Wyre Council is changing the way members of the public can be represented at meetings of its planning committee.

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Lancashire Police officers travel to London for 'show of unity' at funeral of murdered PC Keith Palmer

Dozens of police officers from Lancashire joined their colleagues on the streets of London for the funeral of murdered PC Keith Palmer.

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