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From murderers and arsonists to drink driver deaths and drug conspiracies. Lancashire’s courts have given out hefty prison sentences for all manner of crimes in June. Despite the coronavirus outbreak, and recent UK lockdown, prison sentences are still being handed out and people are still being locked up after committing serious and grave offences. An […]

Not every power cut is out of the blue, as some are planned by supplier Electricity North West. See if your area is one of those affected on our round-up of homes in Lancashire between June 29 and July 2. LancsLive has detailed each power cut individually, listing all affected postcodes. Regarding the power outages, […]

New cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Preston, South Ribble, West Lancs and Wyre in today’s figures from Public Health England. There were two new cases in Preston and one new case in each of South Ribble, West Lancs and Wyre. No new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Burnley, Fylde, […]

A large scale fly-tipping incident took place at a popular Lancashire nature spot overnight. Beacon Fell Country Park has been targeted by fly-tippers in the past and it is thought that either a large vehicle or several vans parked up at night and dumped the waste. No formal police statement has been issued but once […]

The family of a man who died in an incident in Lancashire have issued a tribute as Lancashire Constabulary continue to appeal for information. Christopher Lees, 53, of Wrea Green, was riding along Garstang Road at Pilling when for an unknown reason he left the road and came to rest partially in a hedge at […]

A major revamp to one of Preston’s main shopping centres has been put on hold, with one restaurant already confirming it will no longer be opening. The St George’s Shopping Centre is looking to create a ‘restaurant quarter’ around its Friargate entrance as part of plans to attract more of the city’s residents, particularly those […]

We are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the M61 motorway today (Sunday, June 28). Police were called around 12.45pm to reports of a one-vehicle collision close to Bolton West Services. A Kia Sportage car was travelling southbound when it left the carriageway and overturned. Sadly the driver of the car, a woman […]

There were just two cases of coronavirus confirmed in today’s Public Health England figures for Lancashire. There was one new case in each of Pendle and Wyre, while one case fewer due to a previous error in the data in West Lancs. No new cases were confirmed in Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, […]

The owners of a popular village pub in Catforth have announced they will not be reopening after being forced to close the doors due to coronavirus. The Running Pump has been run by family members Alison, Richard and Claudia for four years but the recent shut down has made it impossible for them to carry […]

A Plungington resident has said that years of ever-increasing student accommodation turned the area into a “student ghetto” – and called for a better balance now that many of the homes previously used for that purpose are beginning to change hands. The comments were made during part of a Preston City Council meeting dedicated to […]