Hundreds gathered in Skelmersdale tonight to pay tribute to the brave fight of a three year old girl who died yesterday from cancer.
Cat owners in and around Burnley, Lancashire, are being urged to stay vigilant after nine cats were poisoned in a week.
As the World Cup began in Brazil last week Lancashire Wildlife Trust was celebrating arrival of a new star on one of its nature reserves.
M6 Northbound entry slip road closed due to incident at J34 A683 (Lancaster).
A Facebook group paying tribute to a teenager from Colne who drowned over the weekend has reached nearly 4,000 likes.
17-year-old James Goodship died after a group of seven teenagers got into trouble while floating on a ‘raft’ on Lake Burwain, in Foulridge, on Sunday night.
Hundreds of people have left messages on the social networking site, offering condolences to James’s family.
James was a former Park High School student and had recently finished a plumbing course at Burnley College.
Eyewitnesses describe how they heard a teenager struggling in the water moments before he drowned in a reservoir in Lancashire.
The body of 17 year old James Goodship was found by underwater search teams at Foulridge near Burnley yesterday morning.
He'd been out on the water on a raft with friends.
Preston North End have agreed to sign winger Kyel Reid from Bradford City, with the player joining the Lillywhites from 1st July.
The club said the forward "completed a rigorous medical" after he missed the second half of the 2013/14 season due to a knee injury.
He has signed a two-year deal with the Deepdale club.
Reid his former England youth international at U17, U18 and U19 level.
Preston manager Simon Grayson said: “I have worked with Kyle before at Blackpool and Glynn has also worked with him, so we know a lot about him.
“He has been a big player for Bradford in the past couple of seasons and he’s the sort of player we have been looking to bring into the squad over the last few months.
“He is still young and hungry and we are looking forward to working with him.
A boy who died at Burwain Saling Club, Foulridge can be named as James Goodship, 17, of Colne. Our thoughts are with his family and friends
Underwater search teams in Lancashire looking for a 17 year old boy who got into difficulty in water last night have found a body. Police were called to Burwain Sailing Club in Foulridge at 7.30pm after he and six others had launched a raft into the water.
Five were rescued and were unhurt; a sixth was taken by ambulance to hospital for a check-up. The underwater search unit continuing to look for the 17 year old throughout the night. At around 5.40am this morning a body was recovered from the reservoir.
Underwater search teams are combing a lake in Lancashire after a teenager went missing. Police say 17 year old boy was with friends on a jetty at Lake Burwain near Colne last night when it became detached. The rest of the group have been accounted for.