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  1. Updates on Wednesday 20 July
  2. More news, sport, weather and travel updates from 08:00 on Thursday 21 July

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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 Wednesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel.

  2. Weather: Another warm, close evening

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    It won't be quite as warm and humid later, but we're still in for a fairly muggy night after another hot day.

    More from BBC weather

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    Video caption: Charlie Slater BBC afternoon weather 20 July 2016
  3. Profile: The Lancashire-born MP who wants to be Labour leader

    BBC Politics

    The Morecambe-born MP challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership is virtually unknown outside Westminster. 

    So who is Owen Smith?

    Owen Smith
  4. Latest headlines for Lancashire

    • £10m in lottery funding is awarded to a project in Blackpool to prevent mental illness in children
  5. Fleetwood caravan park where girl, 12, died

    Cala Gran Holiday Park where a 12-year-old girl has died is popular with families and tourists who can stay in caravans or camp there.

    Cala Gran Holiday Park

    The Haven site, open between March and November, is 3.2km (two miles) from Fleetwood beach and 13km (eight miles) from Blackpool's Golden Mile.

    It features an indoor pool, adventure golf and numerous children's clubs as well as evening entertainment.

  6. Pupils create winning designs for Olympic colouring book

    Pupils at Trumacar Primary School in Heysham have taken part in a national competition to create a colouring book inspired by the Olympic Games - with their winning designs featuring on the cover.

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    Video caption: Trumacar Primary School pupils Chris Beckett, Emma Hamilton, Alex Wharam and Joshua Denby
  7. Homes struck by lightning in Lancashire

    Three houses were struck by lightning in morning storms in Lancashire.

    Lightning strike in Blackpool

    The strikes happened at about 08:00 at properties on Meadowside in Little Hoole.

    No one was injured but there was damage to the buildings.

  8. Latest headlines for Lancashire

  9. Women's Institute create floral 'bra-skets'

    Ian Haslam

    Reporter, BBC North West Tonight

    Women's Institute members in Lancashire have turned their bras into "hanging bra-skets" in an amusing stunt.

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    Video caption: WI in Lancashire create floral displays in bras

    On display around the village of Barley, near Pendle Hill, they were created as part of a new national sustainable gardening competition run by the WI, which aims to show that plants can be grown almost anywhere.

  10. £10m lottery cash boost for Blackpool mental health project

    A lottery grant of £10m has been awarded to a project in Blackpool which aims to help prevent youngsters developing mental health issues.

    Young girl on Blackpool beach

    The HeadStart project gets teachers, young people, charities, parents, GPs and councils to work together to help young people develop.  

    Taylor Morrison-Eves, 18, has been closely involved with setting up the project, which targets children aged 10-16.

    He said “One of the main issues that we’ve found is transitioning from primary school to high school, a lot of young people who are transitioning from year six, year seven they get a lot of worries and a lot of anxieties”.

  11. BreakingGirl, 12, dies after being found unresponsive at caravan park

    A 12-year-old girl has died after she was found unresponsive at a caravan park in Fleetwood.

    Fleetwood Road by the Cala Gran Caravan Park

    Paramedics and police were called to Cala Gran Holiday Park at about 21.40 on Monday, Lancashire Police said.

    The girl was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for treatment but later died, and her death is being treated as "unexplained".

    A police investigation has been launched and a post-mortem examination will take place.

  12. Football: Preston defender on crutches after Oldham knee-injury

    Preston North End boss Simon Grayson says right-back Callum Woods could be out for "months" rather than weeks after injuring his knee in last night's pre-season friendly win at Oldham.

    Simon Grayson

    The 29-year-old left the field on a stretcher following a strong first-half challenge with Oldham's Jamie Reckford.

    Grayson told the club's website: "He's on crutches at the moment and it's probably going to be months rather than weeks; that's an early diagnosis but it didn't look too good."

  13. Latest headlines for Lancashire

    • Finnington Lane in Feniscowles is closed following a crash involving three vehicles including one towing a caravan
    • People are urged to have their say on plans for more than 5,000 new homes to be built in Preston
    • £10m in lottery funding is awarded to a project in Blackpool to help prevent mental illness in children