- Updates on Tuesday 23 August
- News, sport, weather and travel updates return from 08:00 on Wednesday
BBC weather presenter
This evening will be warm and sunny for most, with a muggy night.
There may be heavy showers in the far north, and fog and cloud on western hills.
A reduction in carbon emissions in Blackpool has been put down to work to insulate homes in the town.Copyright: BBC
New figures from the government show the resort has reduced its emissions by about 250,000 tonnes over the last 10 years - a reduction of around 30%.
The local council says the drop is the biggest across the United Kingdom.
A memorial for a police officer killed in the line of duty in Blackpool has been unveiled.
Supt Gerry Richardson was shot while attending an armed robbery in the resort on 23 August 1971.
He was shot twice in the stomach at point-blank range and died of his injuries later that day.
The memorial was unveiled at his former grammar school, which is now Aspire Academy.
- A 35-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being stabbed in Blackburn
- A memorial is unveiled in Blackpool to a police officer killed in the line of duty 45 years ago
- Officials at Garstang Cricket Club are assessing damage to the sports ground after it was flooded in yesterday's heavy rain
A woman who was left severely brain damaged after she nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson says "living with a brain injury is extremely difficult".
Annie Woodland, 26, who now lives in Blackpool, was 10 when the accident happened Whitmore Primary School in Basildon, Essex.
She has received £2m compensation.
Olympic gold medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed he will take part in this year's Tour of Britain cycle race.Copyright: PA
The Chorley-based rider, 36, will compete in the annual event, which gets under way on 4 September.
Wiggins claimed his fifth Olympic gold medal in Rio, and his eighth overall, alongside Colne's Steven Burke in the men's team pursuit.
BBC weather presenter
It will be dry this afternoon with increasingly warm and hazy sunshine.
This evening will be warm and sunny for most, with a muggy night, but there may be heavy showers in the far north, and fog and cloud on western hills.
A man has been arrested after another man was found with stab wounds in Blackburn.Copyright: Google
The 35-year-old victim, who was found at an address near Oban Drive at about 15:50 yesterday afternoon, suffered a chest injury and is said to be in a serious but stable condition.
A woman has also been arrested in connection with the incident, while a second man was released without charge.
A man who phoned Kirkham-based Silver Line, a national charity for older people, has been explaining why he uses the service.
Tommy Walsh says he thinks Christmas is the "worst time" to be lonely.
Silver Line was set up by Dame Esther Rantzen in 2012 and needs more than £1m to keep its phone lines open out of hours, after taking its millionth call.
BBC Lancashire Sport
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle says speculation about Shane Duffy's future at the club is not helping the player.
Duffy scored two own goals and was sent off against Cardiff last week.
He is back from suspension and available for tonight's League Cup game against Crewe.
A gambler smashed a roulette machine with a stool in Fleetwood.
A Blackburn with Darwen councillor says work is being done to improve recycling rates in the borough.
Government figures show the area is one of the worst for rejecting waste sent for recycling.
Last year, the council rejected more than 14% of the rubbish put in bins in the town.
But councillor Jim Smith says they are actively looking at ways to reduce that figure.
A man was left fighting for his life after being stabbed in a Blackburn estate.
A woman who was left severely brain damaged after almost drowning during a school swimming lesson has received £2m in compensation.
It happened at a council-run swimming pool in Basildon in Essex 16 years ago, when Annie Woodland, who now lives in Blackpool, was just 10.
A High Court trial last year concluded the lifeguards and swimming teachers responsible for Ms Woodland had breached their duty of care.
Ms Woodland says the payout will enable her family to move on.
A man has been rescued from a river bank in Nelson.Copyright: Google
He became stranded on the stretch near to New Scotland Road.
Firefighters helped him to safety at about 21:00 last night.
- A woman from Blackpool has received £2m in compensation 16 years after she nearly drowned during a swimming lesson
- A memorial will be unveiled this afternoon to a Blackpool police officer who was killed in the line of duty 45 years ago
- Firefighters help a man to safety from a river bank in Nelson
BBC Lancashire Sport
Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer believes his side have the "chance to grab the headlines" in this evening's League Cup tie with Crystal Palace.
The Seasiders face the Premier League outfit at Selhurst Park.
You can hear commentary from 19:45 on BBC Radio Lancashire.
Lancashire Evening Post
A big cat could be roaming the streets of Preston after a feline tracker released pictures of a giant paw print.