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Court appearance for fraudster who used stolen bank cards

Court appearance for fraudster who used stolen bank cards

A fraudster who stole and used other people's bank cards has been ordered to carry out unpaid work. Mark Edward Williams, 35, of Grasmere Avenue, Workington, appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk at West Cumbria Magistrates Court. The court...

News & Star, yesterday, 08:26
 

Delays on major route through the Fylde

Drivers are reporting long delays and queuing traffic on a major Fylde route. Fleetwood Road is heavily congested in both directions near Back Lane with tailbacks to the Windy Harbour Traffic Lights and as far back as the M55. Read more stories:...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 08:20
 
Live: Armed police swoop as car crashes into Parliament security barriers

Live: Armed police swoop as car crashes into Parliament security barriers

Armed police have surrounded a car after it crashed into barriers outside the Palace of Westminster. The exact nature of the incident is not known. Eyewitnesses say armed police rushed to car after it smashed into the barriers and appeared to pull the...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 08:19
 
Driving ban for man who drove after taking cocaine

Driving ban for man who drove after taking cocaine

A man who was caught driving after taking a class A drug has appeared in court. David Bleu Robinson, 39, drove a Suzuki Swift at Mere Beck, near Wath Brow, Cleator Moor, on May 26 with cocaine in his system. He appeared before District Judge Gerald...

News & Star, yesterday, 08:14
 

Millom mayor to hold public surgery for residents concerns

Millom mayor Jane Micklethwaite will be holding the session to discuss issues in the town. Cllr Micklethwaite will meet the public at Millom Library, on St George's Road, between 11am and 12pm on Saturday August 18.

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 08:12
 

Locals have their say over Lancaster's Greyhound Bridge bus lane plans

Plans to introduce a bus-only lane over Greyhound Bridge in Lancaster have received a mixed reaction by readers. The bus lane is planned to take up one of the two lanes which were previously used for northbound traffic, meaning there would still be...

Lancaster Guardian, yesterday, 08:05
 
Vaping can damage lungs, study funds

Vaping can damage lungs, study funds

The perception that e-cigarettes are safe should be treated with caution, scientists have said as new research suggests vapour could harm lung cells. A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:52
 

Investigation continues into death of baby found in Wesham

The 15 year-old mother of a newborn baby, who was found dead at a home in Wesham, has been discharged from hospital, say police. Police were called to Garstang Road North at around 6pm on Thursday, August 9 where they found the body of a baby boy....

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 07:49
 

Investigation continues into death of baby found in Wesham

The 15 year-old mother of a newborn baby, who was found dead at a home in Wesham, has been discharged from hospital, say police. Police were called to Garstang Road North at around 6pm on Thursday, August 9 where they found the body of a baby boy....

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 07:48
 

Vaping can damage lungs, study funds

A study, published in journal Thorax, found vapour may cause inflammation and impair the activity of alveolar macrophages, cells which remove potentially damaging dust particles, bacteria and allergens. The researchers said some of the effects are...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 07:47
 
Cheshire archeologist who recovered famous bog body dies

Cheshire archeologist who recovered famous bog body dies

The Cheshire archeologist who recovered the best preserved bog body in Britain has died. Rick Turner, County Hall’s county archeologist, travelled to Wilmslow following a call by police in 1984 after the discovery of a human foot by a worker at a...

Chester Chronicle, yesterday, 07:34
 

Bus lane proposed for Lancaster’s Greyhound Bridge

0 Have your say Lancashire County Council is proposing to boost bus journeys through Lancaster by introducing a bus-only lane over Greyhound Bridge when it reopens. Traffic modelling suggests the measure would have little impact on existing traffic...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 07:29
 
Jury in Ben Stokes affray trial to retire and consider verdicts

Jury in Ben Stokes affray trial to retire and consider verdicts

The jurors in the trial of Ben Stokes and Ryan Ali at Bristol Crown Court have been told they will retire to consider their verdicts on this morning. Judge Peter Blair QC, the Recorder of Bristol, provided a "route to verdict" document to...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:28
 

Carlisle City Council paid £290,000 more than expected for new Harraby cycle circuit

Carlisle City Council has had to fork out almost £290,000 extra than it expected to deliver a new state-of-the-art cycle track. The specialist circuit in Harraby - which cost a total of £1m - formally opened in January and has been hailed a huge...

News & Star, yesterday, 07:23
 

Parents urged to apply for uniform vouchers and free school meals

Cumbria County Council have urged parents of children beginning or returning to school in September to apply for clothing vouchers and free school meals. Cllr Sue Sanderson, cabinet member for schools and learning, said: "It is so important that...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 07:16
 


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