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Child abuser locked up for 12 years

A man who subjected a 12-year-old boy to sickening sexual abuse more than 30 years ago has been brought to justice.

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Man in court accused of attempted murder of police officer

Man in court accused of attempted murder of police officer

A man accused of attempting to murder a police officer by repeatedly stabbing him in the abdomen and face has made his first appearance at court.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 20-01-17

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

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 19-01-17

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

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Jonathan Birt was jailed for covertly filming schoolchildren getting changed in their PE kits

Pervert teaching assistant jailed for spying on children

A pervert teaching assistant who set up secret cameras to spy on school children as they changed for PE lessons has been caged.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 18-01-17

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

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Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw.

Calls for answers on bungled BT contract

Lancashire’s Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has been challenged to provide an update on the cost and progress of the long running police investigation into the former BT/County Council partnership One Connect Ltd.

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Paul Stoney, 22, is currently wanted by police

Police appeal after cannabis found during vehicle stop

Police would like to speak to a man from Bispham after a large quantity of cannabis was found during a vehicle stop.
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Break-in sparks armed response

Break-in sparks armed response

Armed police were deployed in a manhunt launched following a suspected break-in at a car salvage yard in Bilsborrow.

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Laylah Scarlett De Cruz who has been convicted of property fraud

Blackpool mum and daughter convicted of £1m property fraud

A mother and daughter have been convicted of property fraud after the mother assumed the identity of a dead landlady to make more than £1 million.

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Gregory McKain

MISSING: Man with links to Blackpool

Police are growing increasingly concerned after a man with links to Blackpool went missing from home.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 17-01-17

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

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Ex-footballer David Lean

Abuse victim takes steps to help service

A sexual abuse victim is hoping to turn his traumatic experience into something positive as he tries to raise much-needed funds for a counselling service that supported him in his darkest hour.

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Police

New top cop wants a ‘first class response’ for Fylde and Wyre

The man in charge of policing Fylde and Wyre insists fighting crime is only a fraction of what his officers are expected to deal with.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 16-01-17

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

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Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine from Blackpool were killed in the massacre

Tunisia massacre inquest for Blackpool victims to begin

Inquests into the deaths of the 30 Britons, including Denis Thwaites and his wife Elaine from Blackpool, who died in the Tunisia beach massacre of 2015 will begin today.

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Libby Bateman (CLA North Adviser), Clive Grunshaw (Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner), Brent Jackson (owner of smallholding in Pilling), Lorraine Ellwood (Rural and Wildlife Crime Coordinator at Lancashire Constabulary) and Barbara Mackie (CLA Lancashire Branch Committee Member). They are cracking down on hare coursing

Crackdown on hare hunters

Police and a countryside organisation have teamed up to encourage people to report hare coursing.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Blackpool: From the courts 13-01-17

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

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Policing at Heights officers in training

Meet the coppers with a head for heights

Ever wondered what happens when police need to tackle dizzying heights to retrieve evidence or bring someone to safety?

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Lancashire has more dogging sites than any other county in the UK

Welcome to Lancashire - dogging capital of UK

As national titles go, Lancashire’s latest is hardly one to get excited about.

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