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Former Blackpool officer will be county’s chief

Andy Rhodes has been confirmed as the next Chief Constable of Lancashire by the Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire.

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Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

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Bobbi Martin was reported missing from the central area of Blackpool and last seen on Tuesday, March 21.

Girl, 16, missing from Blackpool

Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing from Blackpool.
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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 24-03-17

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

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Police close to the Palace of Westminster, London, after yesterday's terrorist attack (Pic: Jonathan Brady/PA)

Security to be reviewed across Lancashire after Westminster terror attack

Police chiefs in Lancashire are carrying out a security review following the lone wolf terrorist attack in London.

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Blackpool Magistrates' Court

Blackpool: From the courts 23-03-17

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 22-03-17

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

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William McGloon was found safe and well in Lancaster

Missing St Annes man found 'safe and well'

A man from St Annes, who went missing while staying with family in Cumbria, has been found safe and well.
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CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Home Bargains in Poulton

Police are appealing for information after the theft of goods from a shop in Poulton.
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North Devon District Hospital where Walsh worked

Consultant had indecent images of youngsters

A paediatric consultant who tried to hide his sexual interest in children with “military-grade” software has been jailed for three years after police enlisted a top computer expert to bring him to justice.

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The 24-year-old cyclist, from Lytham, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where he has since undergone surgery for head injuries and a broken jaw.

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Lytham

A cyclist has suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a Mercedes, say police.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 21-03-17

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

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Miss Percival told detectives that following the birth, she thought the baby was asleep or deceased.

'Insufficient evidence' for charges over baby's death at vicarage

The Crown Prosecution Service has said there remains "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone over the death of a baby boy at a vicarage.
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CCTV APPEAL: Robbery in central Blackpool

Police are appealing for information after a man had nearly £200 worth of cash stolen during a robbery.
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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool: From the courts 20-03-17

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

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

Four pensioners accused of sexually abusing girl

Four men have been accused of sexually abusing a girl while they were officers in the Salvation Army.

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More women are being arrested

Number of women arrested in Lancashire soars, warns charity

Arrest rates for women have jumped by nearly half in Lancashire, according to new analysis.

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CCTV APPEAL: Bank card fraud in Fleetwood

Police in Fleetwood have launched a CCTV appeal after a lost or stolen bank card was later used fraudulently.
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Police are hunting for a stolen car after a it rammed a police car in Chipping.

Stolen car rams police car

Police launched a hunt for a stolen car after it rammed a police car in Chipping.
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