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Police looking for two brave lads who found body of woman in woodland in Skelmersdale

Lancashire Police are trying to trace two young boys who found the body of a woman in woodland in Skelmersdale. It is believed the boys – thought to be around 10 years old – were cycling close to Lathom High School on Summer Street at around 3pm Sunday 9th September when they saw the woman. They alerted a nearby walker

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Police appeal for help in identifying couple who attacked women on Southport bus

Police are appealing for help from the public to identify these two people. They would like to speak to them regarding an incident on a Southport to Preston bus. On Wednesday, July 12th at around 7:10pm when a woman, 56 and her daughter, 39, were on the X2 Stagecoach bus. When it stopped near to the New Fleetwood Pub in

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Have you seen missing teenager from Burscough?

Lancashire Police are appealing for any information on a missing teenager from Burscough. Craig Warren, 18, from Burscough was last seen by a family member on Friday 17th August in the Waterloo area of Merseyside. Aside from Lancashire, he has links to Merseyside & North Wales. If you have seen him or can help, please call 01695 566010 urgently.

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Does something need to be done about this Ormskirk accident hotspot?

A local resident has started a consultation to try to reduce the number of accidents on the County Road/A59 in Ormskirk. The junctions by the Fiveways pub and the Hayfield Pub are well know accident hotspots, whilst the junction by Yew Tree Lane is also problematic. In December 2017 69-year-old John Roberts died after a crash involving a his BMW

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Sex offender has been missing in Lancashire since August 2nd – Police appeal

Police are seeking information after a 45-year-old convicted sex offender has gone missing at an address in Clitheroe on August 2. He has also failed to attend probation appointments. Norman Ormerod was convicted of making indecent images of children in 2011 and 2015.   Ormerod has links to Lancashire and Cumbria and may have travelled to the North Yorkshire or Humberside

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Cyclist dies after collision with car in Ormskirk

A female cyclist died following a collision in Aughton, Ormskirk on Sunday. Police were called to Bold Lane at around 13:05 on Sunday August 19th following reports of a serious collision involving a cyclist and a Ford Ka. Despite the best efforts of the North West Ambulance Service, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and the North West Air Ambulance, the

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Police close Bold Lane due to ongoing incident

Police have closed Bold Lane in Aughton. The road was closed around 3pm and we are awaiting confirmation on what caused the closure, but witnesses have suggested it was a crash. Police have two cordons in place, one by Ledson Grove and another by Sandy Lane/Beech Road. Please avoid the area until the police re-open the road.

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