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'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

The number of cats stolen in the UK jumped by 40% in two years, a new study has revealed.

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County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

Lancashire County Council’s most senior officers could be ousted as the council’s cabinet prepares to consider three proposals for a restructure of the council’s top management team.

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An Antisocial Behaviour closure notice was originally served on July 29.

House closed in Leyland after months of anti-social behaviour

A house in Leyland has been closed for a period of three months after neighbours' lives were made a "misery" by months of drunken parties and criminal damage, say police.
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Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers

Armed police to wear head cameras

Firearms officers working in the capital will be given head-mounted cameras to boost transparency, more than three years after the plans were first mooted.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday August 15 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.

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Gavin Fedusio

Jail term for Chorley driver who ploughed into group of friends

A man who left two women injured when he smashed into them in his car has been jailed for three years.

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Club chairman Gary Hill of Leyland Warriors ARLFC at the fire damaged clubhouse after it was targted by arsonists

Warriors secure funds to help keep vandals at bay

An arson-hit amateur rugby league club has said a huge thank you to fund raisers who have rallied round to help make its premises more secure.

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Stephen Mellor, chairman of Leyland Moss Side Allotment Association, is angry after nearly 50 sheds were broken into and tools stolen on the allotment site on Longmeanygate, Leyland.

Fury as burglars hit 45 allotment sheds

Allotment holders have been rocked after more than 40 sheds on their plots were broken into.

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Dylan Crossey

Driver charged over Dylan death

Police have charged a 42-year-old motorist over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey in Whitestake near Preston 10 months ago.

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Action Fraud

Royal Mail warn of fake 'missed delivery' cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Court listings - Tuesday August 8 2017

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley and Preston magistrates courts.

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Mobile cocktail bar The RoadHaus stolen from Buckshaw Village

Mobile cocktail bar The RoadHaus stolen from Buckshaw Village

A red and white mobile cocktail bar nicknamed Petros has been stolen from Buckshaw Village.

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The vandalised truck on the Leyland Truck Trail

Weeks old truck trail is attacked by vandals

Leyland’s new Truck Trail - launched at the end of April - has been targeted by vandals.

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Jean Allsop

Resident wakes up to find three burglars in her home

A 78-year-old Leyland woman has spoken about the terrifying moment she woke in the early hours to find three men burgling her home.

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Jean Allsop

Leyland woman tells of terrifying moment she woke to find three men burgling her home

A 78-year-old Leyland woman has spoken about the terrifying moment she woke in the early hours to find three men burgling her home.

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Tony Blair

High court rejects Iraq general's bid for Blair war prosecution

The High Court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War.

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Manchester Airport

Man accused of hiding pipe bomb in hand luggage at Manchester Airport

A man will go on trial today accused of having a pipe bomb in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday August 1

Here is a summary of cases heard at Chorley and Preston magistrates courts.

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