BBC News Lancashire

November 24, 2017
Man charged over graffiti on Preston mosque

Man charged over graffiti on Preston mosque

A man is charged with racially aggravated criminal damage after a mosque was targeted three times.

World Snooker Championship: Mother's love helps James Cahill chalk up Crucible dream

World Snooker Championship: Mother's love helps James Cahill chalk up Crucible dream

James Cahill is set to face five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in his Crucible debut - and says he owes it all to mum Maria.

Girl, 12, hit by double-decker bus suffers head injuries

Girl, 12, hit by double-decker bus suffers head injuries

The child suffered serious head injuries and is being treated at Liverpool's Alder Hey Hospital.

Man arrested over graffiti on Preston mosque

Man arrested over graffiti on Preston mosque

A man is sectioned under the Mental Health Act after a mosque was targeted three times in as many days.

Huge increase in Public Spaces Protection Order fines

Huge increase in Public Spaces Protection Order fines

A lawyer fears some council wardens are "acting with incentives to issue as many fines as possible".

Man charged over Darwen police ammonia attack

Man charged over Darwen police ammonia attack

Seven police officers were sprayed with a noxious substance during an emergency call on Tuesday.

Lancashire councils could see impact of 'toxic' politics and turnout

Lancashire councils could see impact of 'toxic' politics and turnout

How the local elections pan out in Lancashire may come down the numbers at the polling stations.

Nando's and Wetherspoon win Preston local business awards

Nando's and Wetherspoon win Preston local business awards

Local business awards are given to two national chains after the choice is put to a public vote.

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues up to fourth after draw with Clarets

Chelsea move into fourth position in the Premier League as they are held by Burnley in a thrilling game at Stamford Bridge.

Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Bolton Wanderers: Ben Brereton grabs first Rovers goal

Blackburn Rovers 2-0 Bolton Wanderers: Ben Brereton grabs first Rovers goal

Ben Brereton breaks his Blackburn duck to set up his side's fourth straight victory as they see off relegated Bolton.

Wigan Athletic 2-0 Preston North End: Leon Clarke & Lee Evans goals seal Latics' survival

Wigan Athletic 2-0 Preston North End: Leon Clarke & Lee Evans goals seal Latics' survival

Leon Clarke and Lee Evans secure Championship survival for Wigan and end Preston's faint hopes of making the play-offs.

Blackpool 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Blackpool 2-1 Fleetwood Town

Nathan Delfouneso strikes four minutes into added time to give Blackpool a derby victory over Lancashire rivals Fleetwood.

Morecambe 4-0 Cheltenham Town

Morecambe 4-0 Cheltenham Town

Morecambe crush Cheltenham with a fine display, scoring four second-half goals at the Globe Arena.

Salford City 0-1 AFC Fylde

Salford City 0-1 AFC Fylde

Salford City's automatic promotion hopes suffered a serious blow after a narrow defeat by fellow high-flyers AFC Fylde.

World Championship 2019: Ronnie O'Sullivan behind against James Cahill

World Championship 2019: Ronnie O'Sullivan behind against James Cahill

Ronnie O'Sullivan trails amateur James Cahill after a shaky opening session in their first-round World Championship match.

One-Day Cup: Lancashire beat Yorkshire with last-ball run-out

One-Day Cup: Lancashire beat Yorkshire with last-ball run-out

Lancashire beat Yorkshire by one run after the last man is run out off the last ball at Headingley.