Capital Reports: Lancashire

9 April 2019, 11:00 | Updated: 2 May 2019, 12:51

Lancashire countryside

The top stories in Lancashire updated throughout the day - listen on FM, Online and Digital.

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Murder Investigation Launched in Haslingden

A man has been found stabbed to death in a house on Charles Lane in Haslingden overnight.

Five people, 4 men and 1 woman, have been arrested on suspicion of murder.


Body Found In Woods In Parbold

A murder investigation's been launched after a body has been found in Lancashire.

It's not known if the body found in woods off Parbold Hill is a man or woman.


Woman's Body Hit By Car On M66

The M66 Northbound between Bury and Ramsbottom was closed all morning after a woman's body was hit by a car.

Forensic teams have been trying to work out what happened.


Puppy Buried Alive In Leyland

A puppy has been found wrapped up in a bin bag and buried alive in a field behind Worden Park in Leyland.

He had two broken legs and had to be put to sleep.

The RSPCA are investigating what they call a 'hideous act of cruelty'.


House Fire In Burnley

Fire crews have been dealing with a house fire in Burnley.

Two people have been taken to hospital.


Watch Out For Scam Callers In Blackburn

People are being urged to ignore what police believe are two scam numbers doing the rounds in Blackburn.

020 70354848 or 01254 854745 have both been highlighted to the telecoms watchdogs.