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World Fly Casting Championships sees internationally acclaimed descend on Haverigg

The World Fly Casting Championships took place at Port Haverigg Marina Village from Friday until Sunday, as more than 120 competitors took part in six different disciplines. Organiser Lee Cummings, from Millom, spent two years preparing for the...

 

World Fly Casting Championships sees internationally acclaimed descend on Haverigg

The World Fly Casting Championships took place at Port Haverigg Marina Village from Friday until Sunday, as more than 120 competitors took part in six different disciplines. Organiser Lee Cummings, from Millom, spent two years preparing for the...

 

Man dragged from car in knifepoint driveway robbery in Halewood

A man was threatened with a knife and dragged from his car in an armed robbery on the driveway of a Halewood home. The victim was pulled from the Ford Focus while it was parked outside a house just before midnight. The knife-wielding thug, who had...

Liverpool Echo, Sunday, 16:56
 

Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Haigh woodland

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall at a popular Wigan beauty spot. The North West Air Ambulance was called to Haigh Hall at around 6pm on Saturday. The man, who had head and leg injuries, was taken by helicopter...

Wigan Today, Sunday, 16:37
 

Lancaster man who climbed Ben Nevis in wheelchair donated funds to George's Legacy in Hoghton

It was one of Shaun Gash’s toughest sponsored challenges yet, resulting in being airlifted to hospital and losing his leg. Read more: /news/lancaster-charity-sportsman-undeterred-by-impending-leg-amputation-1-9298603 and...

Chorley Guardian, Sunday, 15:57
 

Did you see it? Super-wide load takes over the M53 and M6 this weekend

This is the moment a massive vehicle travelling along the M53 and M6 motorways this weekend left the docks to begin its journey. Motorists were advised to watch out for the abnormal load as it was transported though the region on Sunday, ending its...

Liverpool Echo, Sunday, 15:50
 

20+ Out of this world images from Sci-fi on the Sidings

Sci-fi on the Sidings at the East Lancashire Railway in pictures. The Sci-fi on the Sidings event has returned to the East Lancashire Railway this weekend with a host of strange and other worldly characters and creations from the world of science...

Bury Times, Sunday, 15:40
 
Roxanne Pallett takes the plunge in Celebrity Big Brother pool

Roxanne Pallett takes the plunge in Celebrity Big Brother pool

Roxanne Pallett has been making her mark in the Celebrity Big Brother house - singing the American national anthem. The Carlisle-born actress and radio presenter belted out the song as part of a presidential ball, highlights of which were aired over...

News & Star, Sunday, 15:37
 

Lancaster man who climbed Ben Nevis in wheelchair donated funds to George's Legacy in Hoghton

It was one of Shaun Gash’s toughest sponsored challenges yet, resulting in being airlifted to hospital and losing his leg. Read more: /news/lancaster-charity-sportsman-undeterred-by-impending-leg-amputation-1-9298603 and...

Lancaster Guardian, Sunday, 15:29
 

What is pepper spray - and is it legal in the UK?

Lancashire Police officers were filmed using what appeared to be pepper spray at Deepdale this afternoon, saying some "aggressive" fans tried to "forcibly exit" PNE's stadium - but what exactly is pepper spray? READ MORE:...

 

Liverpool woman in prison with Rose West says killer believes she will be forgiven by God

House of horrors killer Rose West has told fellow prisoners she will be forgiven by God and blames her depraved husband Fred for her crimes - according to a Liverpool woman who spent time in prison with her. Britain’s worst female serial ­murderer –...

Liverpool Echo, Sunday, 14:53
 
Charity that helps children to expand into Allerdale and Copeland

Charity that helps children to expand into Allerdale and Copeland

A charity that reduces the number of children being taken into care has unveiled plans to begin new work in Cumbria. Safe Families for Children will expand into the west of the county in a new initiative funded by Cumbria County Council and The Big...

News & Star, Sunday, 14:47
 

Police to investigate Stoke fans pepper spray claims at Preston match

0 Have your say A formal police investigation is to take place after it appeared officers pepper-sprayed Stoke City fans during their match with Preston North End yesterday. A video put out on social media appears to show a number police officers...

 

Armed police on street after shots fired at car

Police are investigating after gunshots were fired at a car in the Baltic Triangle. A man reportedly shot at the vehicle on St James Street, near to the junction with Cornwallis Street, at shortly before 2.30am on Sunday. The car then drove away from...

Liverpool Echo, Sunday, 14:09
 

PICTURES: The Shakers grab a late 1-1 home draw

All the action from Bury FC v Forest Green Rovers in pictures. Defender Will Aimson rescued a point for The Shakers with a late goal against Forest Green Rovers at Gigg Lane. Forest Green had gone ahead in the first half but after the visitors had a...

Bury Times, Sunday, 13:59
 


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