Crime has fallen overall in Lancashire according to new figures. Reports of crime fell by 5.5 per cent from 96,712 to 91,390 the final end of year statistics for April 2012 to March 2013 indicate.
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Private Walter Mills VC was the third hero from the borough to receive the Victoria Cross