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Driver of car that overturned on the M6 arrested for suspected drink driving

The driver of the overturned car that caused hours of delays on the M6 yesterday evening (Friday, April 20) has been arrested for suspected drink driving.
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Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

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Police were called to Dinmore Ave

Man arrested on suspicion of rape

A man has been arrested following a report of rape at a Blackpool address.
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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0329 of April 19.

Police on the hunt after woman was sexually assaulted in Preston

A woman was sexually assaulted in an early morning incident in Preston yesterday.
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Police want to speak to Jamie Williams, also known as 'Scouse Jay'

Have you seen ‘Scouse Jay’?

Police want to speak to this man and would like to hear from anyone who has seen him.

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Blackpool police took delivery of eight scooters for patrol work in September 1959

The thin blue line of Fylde over the ages

They’re a well-known sight on Fylde coast streets and have been for close to 200 years.

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Lancashire Police want to speak to Lesley Holdehjn in relation to a burglary in Longridge.

Have you seen this man?

Have you seen Wesley Holden?

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Adam Wyatt, 48, who has been jailed for owning and sharing terrorist material. Photo credit: Greater Manchester Police/PA Wire

Owner of terrorist handbooks jailed for nearly four years

A man has been jailed for three years and nine months for owning terrorist handbooks.

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Vandals have wrecked the roof of 100-year-old bowling club in Layton.  Pictured is secretary and treasurer Derek Kay.

Yobs wreck popular Layton club’s roof as part of vandalism campaign

Members of an amateur bowling club have been left facing holes in their roof – and finances – after a spate of vandalism.

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Clive Grunshaw, Lancashires Police and Crime Commissioner.

Rural policing to come under scrutiny in study

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw is urging those who live and work in the county’s rural communities to have their say.

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Michael MacKenzie

Violent rapist who attacked pregnant girl in Blackpool gets extended prison sentence

A convicted sex offender who subjected a vulnerable teenager to a brutal rape on the day she discovered she was expecting a baby has been jailed - more than a decade later.
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A previous North West Infidels rally on the Flag Market in Preston

Lancashire self-confessed Nazi called for genocide

A self-confessed Nazi who called for the genocide of Jewish people has been jailed for three years for stirring up racial hatred.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 19-04-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Fund manager Davide Buccheri Outside Hendon Magistrates Court. Photo credit: Helen William/PA Wire

City worker 'posted mocked-up pictures of colleague to porn websites'

A worker at a top investment management company posted mocked-up pictures of a female colleague to porn websites when she rejected his romantic advances, a court has heard.

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Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

Pain-ravaged man found with 256 cannabis plants in his house in £128k factory bust

A cannabis factory found at a man’s home in Thornton contained drugs worth £128,000 a court has been told.

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Fracking site on Preston New Road

Anti-fracking protester who clambered on top of lorry causing a road block rapped by court

A man clambered onto the top of a lorry’s cab as the driver left the Cuadrilla gas exploration site.

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This member of the Guardian Angels group was involved with a sting operation which led to the arrest of a man in Fleetwood on suspicion of chilld sex offences.

Arrest sparks fears over halfway houses

The arrest of an alleged child sex re-offender in Fleetwood after a sting operation by paedophile hunters has led to fears about halfway house accommodation in the town.

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The victim, who was in his 30s, was checked over by paramedics at the scene but was not seriously injured.

Man suffers black eye in attack in Blackpool

A man suffered a black eye, cuts and grazes after an attack on Wolsley Road in Blackpool this afternoon.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 18-04-18

Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court.

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Do you recognise these men?

Woman in her 20s attacked outside burlesque bar Funny Girls in Blackpool

A woman in her 20s was kicked and punched to the ground by a group of four men outside a burlesque bar in Blackpool.
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