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Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court listings - Tuesday February 20 2018

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

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CCTV of robbery at Turpin Green Stores

Extended sentences for armed robbers who attacked shopkeeper

Two thugs who carried out a terrifying armed raid in which a shopkeeper was hit with a hammer have been dubbed “dangerous offenders” by a judge.

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The man suffered a cut to his lip and was left with a permanent scar following the brutal attack which happened outside the Lost bar in Fazackerley Street

Appeal after doorman assaulted outside Chorley club

A doorman was hit in the face by a metal bar after he ejected a group of men from a nightclub in Chorley, say police.
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Chief Inspector Jameel Murtza.

Lancashire Police land prestigious diversity award

Lancashire Constabulary has been celebrating its hard work surrounding diversity and inclusion after landing a top gong at a recent awards show.

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Jennifer Crichton

Murdering mum's past revealed as jury convicts her of historic attack on a child

A murdering mum left another child with a fractured skull and ribs -  but was never prosecuted at the time, the Post can reveal today.
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A crew from Leyland was called to the scene on Broadgreen Close just after 11pm on Tuesday, February 13.

Investigation after 'deliberate' car fire in Leyland

An investigation has been launched after a car was set on fire in Leyland, say fire services.

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The crash happened on Talbot Square

Perjury driver who 'swapped seats' is found guilty

A man who lied his friend had been driving at the time of a serious road smash in Blackpool has been found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday February 13 2018

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

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Police are now warning residents to ensure that their doors remain locked even when they are in their property.

Warning issued in South Ribble after 'spate' of break-ins

A warning has been issued to residents in South Ribble following a spate of burglaries over the past few weeks.
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Crown Court

Mum killed seven month old baby, court told

A mum has admitted killing her baby daughter.

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Ihsan Aliwas found guilty of four counts of Misconduct in Public Office at a trial at Preston Crown Court on Tuesday, February 6

Lancashire Police officer jailed for targeting 'vulnerable' victims of crime

A Lancashire Police Officer has been jailed for two years after he pursued sexual relationships with vulnerable victims of crime.
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Photo Neil Cross
Disabled Mark Skelly, 49, was sat in his car in traffic in Leyland on Sunday when another man punched him through the driver's window

Amputee dad is victim of shocking attack

A 49-year-old disabled man was punched in the head and assaulted with a metal weapon in a vicious unprovoked attack.

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Disabled man tells of vicious unprovoked attack in Leyland

A 49-year-old disabled man was punched in the head and assaulted with a metal weapon in a vicious unprovoked attack.

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Headteacher of St Mary's Catholic High School, Philip Mooney.

St Mary's High School headteacher’s concern in aftermath of knife threat

The headteacher of a Leyland school has voiced concerns with the police response time to claims that boys armed with knives were making their way to campus, after it took almost an hour and a half for officers to arrive on the scene.

Education
Preston Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday February 6 2018

Here is a list of cases involving people from Chorley and Leyland, heard at Preston Magistrates' Court.
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Two thieves are believed to have broken into HoofsandPaws pet food business on Carr Place just before 8pm on Sunday, February 4.

Police helicopter called out as thieves target business on Walton Summit Industrial Estate

Thieves targeted a shop on the Walton Summit Industrial Estate overnight, say police.

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Anthony Condron

LIVERPOOL BAR MURDER PROBE: Three men arrested over death of Anthony Condron

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured in a bar.

North West
Dr Sakthi Karunanithi, Lancashires Director of Public Health, is highlighting the dangers of cannabis use, particularly on families

‘People had lost sight of the damage it can cause’

A new education campaign has been launched in Lancashire to highlight the catastrophic impact cannabis use can have on family life.

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Crown Court

Jurors hear evidence from grandma of tragic baby girl

The grandmother of a baby alleged to have been murdered has described how she and her husband drove hundreds of miles when they learned their tiny granddaughter was in hospital.

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