BBC News Lancashire

November 24, 2017

Lindsay Birbeck: Murder accused 'could be easily led'

The 17-year-old defendant admits burying Lindsay Birbeck's body "for money" but denies killing her.

M58 Lancashire death-crash HGV driver 'focused on Facebook'

James Majury was using his phone at the wheel a minute before his HGV hit a minibus, a court hears.

Blackpool Council bids for £50m town regeneration grant

Plans are afoot to revamp Blackpool's illuminations light show and other features of the seaside town.

Three arrested in Blackpool in modern slavery and drugs raids

Polce investigating modern slavery believe young people are being forced to deal drugs in Blackpool.

Coronavirus: New virus measures in Preston 'expected in next few days'

New cases of coronavirus have more than doubled in Preston in the space of a week.

Lancaster homes evacuated due to flooding

Firefighters move about 20 residents from sheltered accommodation in Lancaster to a rest centre.

Coronavirus: Blackburn local tracing service launched

Blackburn launches a coronavirus tracing service to contact people NHS Test and Trace fails to find.

Man charged after cyclist seriously hurt in crash in Fleetwood

The cyclist suffered serious injuries to his arm and leg after the collision with a Peugeot 206 on Sunday.

Nolan sisters Linda and Anne undergoing cancer treatment

The two members of The Nolans have both had chemotherapy during lockdown.

ITV Granada Reports presenter Tony Morris dies aged 57

Morris presented ITV's North West news programme for 17 years.

'Kind' Matthew Pearson dies two weeks after Blackpool street attack

Matthew Pearson died two weeks after he was knocked unconscious in Blackpool.

Coronavirus: What happens if I'm in an area on the watchlist?

How health bosses decide whether a town should go back into lockdown if Covid-19 cases rise.

Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Aberdeen and other areas?

Scotland's first local lockdown has been declared in Aberdeen, but how is one imposed and what happens?

Coronavirus lockdown: All you need to know about new measures

How will social and work life be different after the easing of more restrictions?

Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?

Thousands of venues will take part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.

Premier League clubs vote against use of five substitutes for 2020-21

Premier League clubs vote against continuing to allow five substitutions in a match for the 2020-21 season.

Ethan Robson: Blackpool sign former Sunderland midfielder

Blackpool sign former Sunderland midfielder Ethan Robson on a two-year contract.

Jay Spearing: Tranmere Rovers sign midfielder after Blackpool departure

Former Blackpool and Bolton captain Jay Spearing joins Tranmere Rovers on a free transfer.

Jordan Clark: Luton Town sign midfielder after Accrington departure

Luton Town sign Jordan Clark on a free transfer following the midfielder's departure from Accrington.

Jake Turner: Morecambe sign Newcastle United goalkeeper on loan

Newcastle United goalkeeper Jake Turner signs for League Two side Morecambe on a season-long loan deal.