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Abandoned puppy was too ill to survive

A puppy has had to be put down after she was found, alone and starving, in Lancashire woodland.
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Samantha Brooks

Concern for missing Samantha

Police say they are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a woman who went missing after saying she was meeting someone in Preston.
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Fracking protesters guilty of trespass

Fracking protesters guilty of trespass

A group of anti fracking campaigners who had to be physically cut away from a plastic pipe during a heated protest at an industrial site have been found guilty of aggravated trespass.

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Above pictured are Robert Hassall, David Brady coun Gillian Campbell, Dean Earnshaw and Thomas Platt. Left, Georgina Hewlitt-Leigh. Right, litter.

The cost of dropping rubbish in Blackpool reaches £48k

A crackdown on litter louts in Blackpool has seen more than 600 people pay fines totalling at least £48,000 for dropping rubbish.

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Preston Crown Court

Jail for burglar who targeted Blackpool hotels

A burglar who targeted hotels in Blackpool has been jailed for 30 months.

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Preston Magistrates' Court

Judge’s blast at anti-fracking protesters from the Fylde

Anti-fracking campaigners from the Fylde had to be physically cut away from a plastic pipe during a heated protest at the gates of an industrial site.

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Kiah Harrison has not been seen since Monday October 16

Appeal after boy, 15, goes missing

A 15-year-old boy has gone missing from Blackpool, say police.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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A man climbed on top of a lorry close to Cuadrilla's fracking site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton (Pic: Lynsey Brown/Twitter)

Anti-fracker climbed onto lorry for six-hour protest

An anti-fracking protester caused traffic queues during a six-hour protest on the back of a lorry.

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Lancashire police helicopter

Teen arrested after shining laser at police helicopter

A Fylde teenager has been arrested for shining a laser at a police helicopter.

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Judge Mark Brown, view of Dubai from the air and Pam Wareing

Revealed: How thieving law firm worker's Dubai cash con was busted

STEF HALL on the background of a ‘romance’ that went tragically wrong for one woman and almost brought a business to its knees
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The new measures form part of efforts to bring down re-offending rates

Probation officers could bar offenders from drinking alcohol or gambling

Criminals could be barred from drinking alcohol or gambling after they are freed from prison under a new drive to tackle re-offending.

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Preston Crown Court

St Annes teenager in explosive court hearing

A teenager with learning difficulties has appeared in court accused of possessing explosive substances.

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Milo, three, whose mum claims he was ill through contaminated water in 2015

Claimants press ahead with action against water firm over illness claims following Lancashire 2015 contamination scandal

Eight United Utilities customers who claim they suffered ill health during the water contamination scandal are pressing ahead with plans to take action against the firm.

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Blackpool Magistrates court

Salty meatball claim of ranting anti-fracking protester

An anti-fracking protester has been found guilty of calling  agas company security man a faggot.

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Arriva train

£2.30 rail fare that cost fare dodger more than £400

A court has ordered six train passengers from Blackpool to pay a total of almost £4,000 in financial penalties for failing to pay for a ticket.

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Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at mosques between March and July this year

Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosques

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled in 2017, up from 47 between March and June 2016 to 110 over the same period in 2017.

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Images of the incident that led to Michael Rhodes death

YOUR VIEWS: Tragedy where everyone involved simply loses out

A man died as the result of injuries sustained from a punch by a 16-year-old youth. The teenager - Connor Stewart - was locked up for three years for the manslaughter of Michael Rhodes.
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Mary Patterson who has been missing since September 29, is believed to have some family in the Manchester area.

Woman missing from Blackpool

A 50-year-old woman has been missing from Blackpool for over a week, say police.

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Karl Etherington

Cage fighter jailed over threats to burn down ex-partner's house

A cage fighting champion known as the Wrecking Machine has been jailed for sending abusive messages to his ex.

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