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Geography student still missing one week after car found by dangerous marshland

A geography student who was planning to study marshland near Southport is still missing one week after his car was found next to the nature reserve he was researching. The family of Adam Seaton, from Southport, are now appealing for anyone with any...

Liverpool Echo, Friday, 17:19
 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Pendle Today, Friday, 17:18
 
Strand crash driver says he might have avoided fatal accident if he was a perfect human

Strand crash driver says he might have avoided fatal accident if he was a "perfect human"

A motorist accused of causing the death of an elderly pedestrian says another driver suddenly pulled out in front of him. Retired teacher and charity volunteer John Wickham was heading to Costco in Liverpool city centre to restock a church foodbank....

Liverpool Echo, Friday, 17:16
 

Three class A drug dealers jailed in County Lines investigation

Robert Skillen, 24, of Barhey Road, Liverpool, and Anthony Collins, 39, of Scott Close, Liverpool, were both sentenced to four years and nine months for conspiracy to supply the controlled drugs after pleading guilty to the offences at an earlier...

 

Acclaimed adventurer to give lecture in Ambleside

Phoebe Smith has traveled around the world completing extreme challenges such as her 'Extreme Sleeps Challenge' and 'Sleep the Three Peaks', and will be giving advice on how to survive in the wilderness. She said: "For me as an adventurer,...

 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Clitheroe Advertiser, Friday, 17:12
 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Chorley Guardian, Friday, 17:11
 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Garstang Courier, Friday, 17:10
 

Delays on M6 and M55 motorways after 'crash involving caravan'

0 Have your say There are delays on the M6 and M55 motorways after a crash. Police were called to reports of an accident involving two vehicles, including a car towing a caravan, at junction 32 of the M6 northbound, close to the turn off for the M55,...

 

Store closure will hit many in Cleveleys

0 Have your say A community board is the barometer to how caring a local store is - and the staff within it. The board at Tesco’s Metro store on Victoria Road West, Cleveleys, is a brilliant one. This is the store that is closing by the end of the...

Blackpool Gazette, Friday, 17:07
 

Fighting off a ‘threat’ to our fire service

0 Have your say I refer to Mr Royston Jones’ letter in regard to ‘Tory Assault on our fire service’ (Your Say, August 8). I am a member of the Lancashire Fire Authority, which is recognised as one of the best fire services in the whole of the UK. The...

Blackpool Gazette, Friday, 17:07
 

Top Furness events are not to be missed this weekend

The fun will begin today (16) at 8am with the World Fly Casting Championships taking place at Port Haverigg Marina Village in Haverigg, until Sunday. The championships will bring more than 120 visitors from 20 countries and features a range of...

 

The day Terry the turtle visited Barrow town centre

That was the name given to the plastic structure made up of litter picked by National Citizenship students at Walney beach this week. Ten young people showed off their sculpture 'Terry the turtle' in Barrow town centre to raise awareness of ocean...

 

New map of Chorley will be decided by councillors

0 Have your say Chorley Council will vote next month on how the electoral map in the borough should be redrawn. Councillors will be presented with a proposal which has now been approved by a cross-party committee set up to examine the issue - although...

 

MPs call for re-think on vaping rules

Vaping shops across the Fylde coast have welcomed calls for rules around e-cigarettes to be relaxed so they can be more widely used and accepted in society. A report by a committee of MPs claims use of the electronic version is much less harmful than...

Blackpool Gazette, Friday, 16:51
 


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