A unique new campaign aimed at women who have been suffering domestic abuse during the school summer holidays is being launched in Wirral.
The number of reported sexual offences against children in Lancashire has risen by nearly a third this year.
Two people arrested after the wife of a businessman was found frozen to death in the back of a car will not face criminal charges.
The man who died following an incident at Stud Farm Caravan Park yesterday has been formally named by police as 28-year-old Adam Stirrup.
Greater Manchester Police arrested 252 motorists during this year’s summer drink drive campaign. Officers carried out 4,910 breath tests, of which 252, or five per cent, were positive.
An 18 year old man is being questioned after police in Blackpool launched a murder investigation over the death of a woman in the resort. Karen Marshall's body was found on Tuesday at a property on Fulwod Avenue. Initially her death was not thought to be suspicious.
– Detective Superintendent Paul Withers, Lancashire Police
“Karen lived alone and was a vulnerable lady. At some point either before or after her death her post office card was stolen and has since been used at ATM machines on Dickson Road and Westcliffe Drive. We’re very keen to identify any witnesses that may have any knowledge of this card being used or who perhaps saw anybody frequenting the address over the past week to get in touch.”
A murder investigation is underway in Blackpool after the body of a 34 year old woman was found at her address on Fulwood Avenue on Tuesday. She's been named as Karen Marshall. An 18 year old man's being questioned.
A murder investigation is underway after a man died and his partner was seriously injured following an incident at a caravan park in Heysham. Police were called to Stud Farm Holiday Park early this morning. The woman is critically ill in hospital.
A 34-year-old man wanted by police in Liverpool was arrested by armed officers as he left a gym in the Staatsliedenbuurt area of Amsterdam this morning.
James 'Pancake' Taylor was wanted over an incident during which a man was attacked by three men at city centre restaurant Kimos in October 2010.
A mother whose son was left severly brain damaged after falling off a scrambler bike is backing a crackdown on illegal bikes over the summer.
The six week operation on Merseyside will target hotspots for riders involved in the illegal or anti social use of scramblers.
Elaine Willcox has the story.
The mother of a teenager, left brain damaged by a scrambler bike crash, is demanding tighter regulations.
Liam Clark from St Helens needs 24-hour hospital care.
His mum, Nicky Woods, says children should be banned from using the bikes.
Police across the North West are cracking down on scrambler use.
Police are questioning a man who was arrested in connection with a hit and run incident in Farnworth. A 17 year old girl suffered serious head injuries when she was knocked down on Anchor Lane. She's seriously ill in hospital. Police have arrested a 26 year old Bolton man.