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  1. More news, sport, weather and travel updates from 08:00 on Tuesday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates from Lancashire have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.

  2. Weather: Dryer but cooler tonight

    BBC Weather

    Some showers may continue to break out into the evening before largely dying out overnight.

    It'll be noticeably cooler and less humid than last night for most.  

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    Video caption: Cloudy but the showers should ease

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  3. Awesome authors: 10 books children should read

    JK Rowling's Harry Potter series has topped a poll of books that adults say children should read. 

    Read quotes from the 10 choices suggested by the BBC Local Radio poll.

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    Video caption: Awesome authors: 10 books children should read
  4. Hospital staff make Star Wars mask for 10-year-old cancer patient

    A 10-year-old Star Wars fan, who is being treated for brain cancer, has had a radiotherapy mask that resembles a Storm Trooper made by hospital staff.

    Reece with his mum and dad

    Reece Holt, from Morecambe, is being treated at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Wirral after brain surgery.

    The specially moulded mask is used to ensure patients stay still during radiotherapy treatment.

    Each mask is made to measure and his parents said Reece was thrilled when he realised his had a Star Wars theme.

  5. Football: Bradford trigger Blackpool keeper's £1 release fee

    Bradford City are confident of signing Blackpool goalkeeper Colin Doyle after triggering his release clause of £1.

    Colin Doyle

    The 31-year-old is club captain and was one of Blackpool's best performers in League One last season as the club suffered consecutive relegations.

    Doyle will have a medical early next week and will join midfielder Nicky Law and defender Nathaniel Knight-Percival as summer recruits at Valley Parade.

  6. Masked men threaten staff at Rawtenstall jewellers

    Two masked men have threatened staff before stealing items from a jewellery shop in Rawtenstall.

    Rawtenstall jewellers

    The men then escaped in a Chrysler car after targeting Janet Isherwood Jewellery Workshop in Kay Street this morning.

    It was later found burnt out nearby in Dobbin Lane and it is believed they then switched to a white van and headed off towards Newchurch Road.

  7. Milestone fuselage manufactured at BAE in Samlesbury

    The 250th fuselage for the RAF and Royal Navy's new stealth fighter has been produced at BAE Systems’ advanced manufacturing facility in Samlesbury.

    F-35 Lightning II

    The section of the F-35 Lightning II will be equipped and tested before being transported to a final assembly facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

    The company employs around 1,500 people on the programme making parts for the single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft.

    F-35 Lightning II
  8. Latest headlines for Lancashire

    • Police are working to clear the garden at a house in Thornton Cleveleys after they received information that a body may be buried there.
    • A 23-year-old motorcyclist dies in a crash in Whittle-le-Woods
    • A gang who flooded Blackpool with heroin and crack cocaine is jailed
  9. Call for 'Seaside Tsar' to save seaside towns

    A "Seaside Tsar" should be appointed to help forgotten seaside towns like Blackpool recover from decades of decay, according to the British Hospitality Association (BHA).

    Blackpool tram

    The report says that people living in Britain's seaside resorts are more likely to be poorly educated, unemployed, lacking in ambition, claiming benefits and living in multiple occupation housing.   

    The BHA has produced a seven-point action plan which calls on the government to take action.

  10. Football: Accrington Stanley striker Terry Gornell signs new two-year deal

    BBC Sport

    Accrington Stanley striker Terry Gornell has signed a new two-year deal with the League Two club.

    Terry Gornell

    The 26-year-old returned to Stanley in February 2015 from Cheltenham for his second stint with the club, and helped them reach the play-offs last season.

  11. Weather: Brighter afternoon with some sunny intervals

    BBC Weather

    This afternoon some sunny spells are likely to develop but it will still be noticeably breezy, with occasional showers, which could possibly be thundery or heavy at times.

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    Video caption: Cloudy but the showers should ease

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  12. Police at Thornton garden after reports body buried in undergrowth

    Police are at a site in Knowsley Crescent, Thornton, following reports a body may be buried in an overgrown garden.

    It is understood the search is not related to the disappearances of teenagers Charlene Downes or Paige Chivers.

    Knowsley Crescent, Thornton
  13. St Annes hotel owners face trial over pool death

    The owners of hotel where a three-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool are to face trial over alleged health and safety failures.

    Dalmeny Hotel

    Jane Bell got into difficulty at the Dalmeny Hotel in St Annes in August 2014.

    The hotel's owners have been charged with failing in their duty to ensure the safety of guests and failing to make a risk assessment.

    They will face trial at Preston Crown Court in August.

  14. Latest headlines for Lancashire

    • A 23-year-old motorcyclist dies in a crash in Whittle-le-Woods
    • Campaigners calling for the A&E department at Chorley Hospital to reopen say they'll continue the fight to make it happen
    • Plans for a new £25m conference centre at the historic Winter Gardens complex in Blackpool are to be discussed by Blackpool Council
  15. Football: Coyle says Newcastle's Grant Hanley bid 'nowhere near' enough

    BBC Lancashire Sport

    Blackburn boss, Owen Coyle says he doesn't want to sell Grant Hanley after Rovers turned down two bids from Newcastle for the Scotsman.

    Owen Coyle

    It's believed Newcastle have offered £3.5m and a second, improved bid of £4.5m but Coyle says they're "nowhere near" his valuation of the centre-back.

  16. Biker, 23, killed in Whittle-le-Woods car crash

    A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a car in a village.

    Preston Road

    The 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Preston Road, Whittle-le-Woods, at about 14:45 on Sunday.

    He had been riding towards Preston when his Honda motorcycle was in collision with a BMW at the junction with Factory Lane, Lancashire Police said. 

    Officers are appealing for witnesses to contact the force.