Rape and sexual assault victims will be able to seek help at a new support centre in central Lancashire.
It's one of four to be given government funding to provide specialist counselling.
Victims minister Helen Grant MP said she wants more victims to come forward and get specialist help.
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Sunday evening's forecast for the NW with Emma Jesson.
High pressure is in charge for the start of the week, a couple of fronts introducing dampness at times. Clear spells developing Sunday night
Sunny start to Sunday, feeling chilly. Patchy cloud further east, temperatures soon lifting. Fine afternoon