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Over 100 guns handed in to Police Amnesty

1/12/17: 115 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’. A WW1 machine gun and 41 pin fire rounds were also amongst the haul handed in by members of the public

Lancaster police station named as "firearms surrender" point

9/11/17: People in Lancashire are being urged to hand in guns and ammunition as part of a nation-wide firearms surrender starting on 13 November 2017.

County Council 'considers action' against Cuadrilla traffic plan breech. But can it cope while its Leader is under police investigation?

28/7/17: Cuadrilla committed a serious breech of their Traffic Management Plan yesterday, with the help of police, who are alleged to have claimed they had Council consent. Lancs County Council have denied consenting and are 'considering action'. But LCC is stuck in turmoil over bailed Leader Geoff Driver.

Tackling knife crime on Lancashire’s streets

28/4/17: Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

Tragic Death of Boy, 11, in Fatal House Fire in Lancaster

21/3/17: An 11-year-old boy was sadly found dead by firefighters attending a house fire in Coniston Road, Lancaster, on Sunday. The boy, who has now been named as Cem Bora (pictured), also lived in Coniston Road, and was reported to be staying over at a friend's house, which became the scene of the blaze.

Lancashire Police Catch One of Poland's 'Most Wanted' at Heysham Port

13/3/17: Lancashire Police were praised and thanked by the Polish Government this week when a convicted paedophile and rapist was handed over to the Polish authorities to be returned to Poland to serve his sentence. Police intercepted Marian Dorobek, 68, as he disembarked from a Ferry at Heysham Port.

St Michael's Residents Meeting Tonight after flooding disaster

10/12/15: Flood defences at St. Michaels. Photo: Environment Agency North West via Twitter There will be a residents’ meeting held at The Grapes public house in St Michael's village centre at 6pm this evening (Thursday 10th December).

‘Forceful’ rogue traders to be tackled in countywide police operation

28/9/15: Bogus traders and pushy door sellers are being targeted in a week of action starting today, Monday 28th September.

Lancashire Police launch National Volunteers's Week

29/5/15: Clive Grunsahw: “Volunteers are an absolutely vital part of Lancashire Police - they help make the Constabulary the outstanding Force it is."Lancashire Police are celebrating National Volunteers’ Week with a week of activities around the region. National Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place between 1-7th June.

Over 100 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition surrendered across Lancashire

17/12/14: A Colt .45 and three magazines, Cap and ball revolver and a British Second World War service revolver handed into Lancashire Police during 'Op Holster' 103 prohibited guns and 3,419 rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Police during a two week ‘Op Holster’ amnesty last month. Officers collected a haul of 46 shotguns, 41 various air guns, pistols and five rifles.

Lancashire Police launch ‘Special’ recruitment campaign

9/12/14: Lancashire Police has launched a video campaign to recruit more volunteer police officers into the force. The video features four different ‘specials’, all of different ages and backgrounds and showcases what it is like to work as a special constable in Lancashire.

Police crack down on domestic violence offenders during World Cup

17/6/14: Domestic abuse offenders are being advised to seek help to change or risk paying the penalty as police work to protect victims during the World Cup. Lancashire Police and partner agencies have promised to protect victims by focussing on those who abuse their partners and families during Brazil 2014.

Man indecently exposes himself to teenage girl in Morecambe

25/4/14: Police are appealing for information after a man on a bicycle indecently exposed himself to a 15-year-old girl as she walked home in Morecambe. The incident took place around 10pm on Wednesday 2 April when a man riding his bicycle rode past the girl on Balmoral Road, Morecambe, and exposed his penis to her before also using sexually offensive language.

Appeal for information after man wounded in glass attack, Morecambe

25/4/14: Bottle Attack Suspect CCTV image Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked and stabbed in the face with a broken beer bottle at a taxi rank in Morecambe. At approximately 4:10am on Saturday 5 April, a 26-year-old man was standing at a taxi rank on Queen Street, Morecambe, with a group of other people.

Lancashire Police praised for domestic abuse work

27/3/14: In a report released today, Lancashire Constabulary has been praised for the work it does to tackle domestic abuse following a visit by government inspectors. Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) visited the force in November 2013 after being commissioned to conduct a domestic abuse inspection of all forces.

Morecambe Bagsnatcher: Witness appeal

25/3/14: Police are appealing for information after a 61 year old woman was robbed of her handbag in Morecambe. Between 2.20pm and 2.30pm on Sunday 16th March, the woman and her friend were walking along the promenade, by the lifeboat station close to Green Street, when a man walked towards them.

Lancashire introduces ‘Clare’s Law’

15/3/14: A Scheme which allows the public to formally enquire about someone that they are in an intimate relationship with, or who is in a relationship with someone they know, has been rolled out across Lancashire from Saturday 8 March 2014.

Police issue cold callers warning following bad weather

14/2/14: Police and Trading Standards are warning residents in areas of the county affected by the recent high winds to be wary of cold callers claiming work is needed to your homes. Cold callers are those who arrive on people’s door stop without prior invitation.

Morecambe retailers warned about high pressure sales tactics

16/1/14: Cold callers are using fire safety risk assessments to pressurise retailers in Morecambe into parting with large amounts of cash. The alert comes after small independent retailers in the Morecambe area reported being targeted by a salesman offering to produce a fire safety risk assessment for the premise.

Applications open for Lancashire Police Audit Committee positions

18/12/13: Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner and the Constabulary's Chief Constable are looking to recruit independent members for their Joint Audit Committee. A new chair for the Audit Committee was successfully recruited earlier this year, and now Clive Grunshaw and Steve Finnigan are seeking to appoint four members to serve on the committee.