An elderly couple have died after a house fire in Chorley this morning.
The fire broke out just before 9am this morning at the house on Devonport Way. The bodies of an elderly couple were found inside the house.
Emergency services remain at the scene and an investigation is underway.
Police say a post mortem will take place shortly.
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The protesters chants turned to applause for the doctors and nurses returning to duty as a Lancashire Accident and Emergency unit re-opened.
Chorley's A&E had been closed in April because of a shortage of staff.
It's back in business, but not 24/7, which has left campaigners saying today was only a partial victory.
Here's Victoria Grimes with the story:
Lindsay Hoyle, the MP for Chorley, has been involved in efforts to get the the unit reopened.
He told Tony the campaign was 50% towards its goal:
The Accident and Emergency department at Chorley Hospital is due to reopen today.
It was closed last April due to staff shortages, sparking widespread protests.
The department will reopen on a part time basis from this morning, operating from 8am to 8pm.
A teenager has died after a car overturned on a roundabout in Lancashire.
The 18 year old from Chorley died in hospital from serious head injuries following the incident at 12.05am.
Police say the Vauxhall Corsa he was driving collided with a Toyota Yaris at the junction of Sherpherds Way and Clifford Street in the town.
His passengers, an 18 year old and a 17 year old, were also injured.
The driver of the Yaris, a 52 year old man from Blackburn, was uninjured and later arrested in connection with the incident.
The road was closed for six hours while accident investigators attended the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision.
"This is a tragic incident and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this time. We believe a number of people were in the area at the time and would encourage them to come forward and talk to police."
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log reference 0002 of January 15.
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Two veterans of the Second World War have been honoured for their part in one of its most decisive battles - D-Day, the invasion of France in June 1944.
They received medals from a grateful French Government at Chorley town hall.
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