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Concern for missing Preston man

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 40-year-old man who has been missing since Tuesday (July 10).

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday July 17 2018

Here is a list of cases involving people from Leyland and Chorley
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Lancashire residents scammed out of 100,000

Lancashire residents scammed out of £100,000

Lancashire residents have been scammed out of £100,000 by a people purporting to be from a telecommunications company, say police.

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Police sayAndrea Bellinghamwas lastseen on Monday July 9

MISSING: Woman missing from Leyland

An appeal has been launched to trace a missing woman from Leyland.
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Jailed tanning salon boss who made £370,000 from drug empire must pay back £6,000

A woman who used her tanning salon as a front for an organised crime group in Leyland has been ordered to pay back some of her ill gotten gains.
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REVEALED: Shoplifting on the increase across Lancashire

Online marketplace OnBuy.com investigated the total number of shoplifting offences recorded by 42 police forces across England and Wales last year. This is what they found.

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An emergency response car damaged on Borough High Street, London during post match celebrations after the England fotoball team qualified for the semi-final of the World Cup. Picture: London Ambulance Service/PA Wire

World Cup joy turns sour as minority are branded a 'total disgrace' - and Lancashire police deals with 2,200 calls in just 24 hours

Police in Lancashire have dealt with a record number of calls in the past 24 hours - some 2,200 - with a 'surge in demand' after England's World Cup quarter final victory over Sweden yesterday.

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Own your business? Police want you to keep an eye out for 'modern slavery'

Lancashire Police is asking businesses in the construction and food processing industries to be on the lookout for employees who may have been trafficked into forced labour.
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The alleged text message being sent to residents in an attempt to steal their personal details (Picture: Action Fraud)

Why you should watch out for THIS Argos text offering you a refund

Conmen are sending fake texts to residents in Lancashire, offering refunds from retail giant Argos.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday July 10 2018

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

The search is on to find missing man Joshua Elder who hasn't been seen in 16 days

Police are appealing for information to find a missing man who hasn't been seen in 16 days.
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'Saffie will be with us on her birthday as she is every second of every day'

Today marks what would have been the 10th birthday of Saffie Rose Roussos, the youngest person killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack.

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The Continental pub

Sleeping burglar rescued from pub roof

A bungling burglar had to be rescued from the roof of a Preston pub after falling asleep while trying to steel lead flashing.

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The broken down vehicle on the M6. Photo: Highways England

Long delays on M6 and M61 after carriageway damage

The M6 is partially closed near Preston, leading to long tailbacks.
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WINTER HILL FIRE: Your reaction after man is arrested

After a 22-year-old Bolton man was arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life, here's how you reacted on social media.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday July 3 2108

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

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Chorley Business and Technology Centre, where Our Vault Ltd are based (Image: Google).

Insurance company from Chorley fined £70,000 for making more than 55,000 unsolicited calls

An insurance company from Chorley have been fined an eye-watering £70,000 for illegally making nuisance telephone calls - with one man contacted 19 times despite letting them know he wasn't interested.
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WINTER HILL FIRE: Man arrested on suspicion of arson

Lancashire Police have arrested a man in connection to the Winter Hill fire that took alight on Rivington Moor yesterday afternoon.
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One man is arrested at a site in Leverhulme Park, Bolton

Four travellers charged with brewery raid

Police have charged four people after travellers caused large scale damage at the Thwaites Brewery in Blackburn.

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Lancashire County Council loses court case over £104m private healthcare contract

Lancashire county council has lost a landmark legal ruling over privatised healthcare.
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