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The new Morecambe owner Diego Lemos has not set any goals for the club but says they "can dream" about the future.
The Brazilian businessman bought a majority shareholding from Peter McGuigan, who was in charge of the Shrimps for 16 years.
McGuigan helped the club to promotion into the Football League and their relocation to the Globe Arena.
I saw a couple of clubs, but the first choice was always Morecambe as I liked it a lot - the atmosphere, a family club and I hope we can build on the foundations we have.
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Accrington manager John Coleman believes changes to the rules regarding dissent have made the game worse.
Referees have been instructed to clamp down on players who question decisions.
But Coleman claims it is leading to more suspensions and is bad for supporters.
A father whose drunken attack left his newborn son with severe brain damage has been jailed.
Tomasz Raszkiewicz "lunged" at Lucasz Gal's mother as she held him in her arms, causing the baby to fracture his skull on a door at the couple's flat in Blackpool.
Lucasz' "catastrophic" injuries mean he will have "no quality of life", Preston Crown Court heard.
Raszkiewicz, 33, admitted wounding or inflicting GBH with intent and was jailed for three years and two months.
Friends of the Earth (FOE) misled the public in a leaflet which claimed fracking can cause cancer, the advertising watchdog has said.
The fundraising flyer also featured a photo of Grasmere in the Lake District - despite there being no plans for fracking in the area.
A provisional report from the the Advertising Standards Agency said the charity failed to substantiate its claims about the dangers of the process.
FOE said they "would not be silenced".
- A 15-year-old girl is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a van in Burscough
- A court hears the operator of Alton Towers was "at fault" for a rollercoaster crash, which left a teenage girl from Leyland needing her leg amputated
- Lancashire County Council confirms its decision to close a number of libraries and children's centres run by the authority
Lancashire County Council has confirmed about 100 buildings run by the authority will close.
The council's cabinet agreed with the decision to close dozens of libraries and children's centres after a committee ordered the plan to be reconsidered.
In May, the authority said it wanted to close 29 libraries and 35 children's centres as part of £200m of cuts it needs to make by 2020.
A man has been charged with murdering a 65-year-old man found dead at a house in Accrington.
Mohammed Yousaf suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at a property in Granville Road, Accrington, on Wednesday.
Muhammed Arif, 44, of Washington Street, Accrington, was arrested on Sunday and is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court later.
A 37-year-old woman from Todmorden in West Yorkshire remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.
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Morecambe's new owner has said he has "high ambitions" and will strive to improve the club through "hard work".
Diego Lemos said he will not make any promises after completing a takeover deal.
On Friday the club announced the Brazilian businessman had completed the deal for the Shrimps.
Qatar-based Mr Lemos, 35, watched Morecambe lose 3-2 against Crawley at the weekend.
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A GP has explained why he is overseeing an ambitious year-long project in Fleetwood aimed at improving the health of people in his town.
Dr Mark Spencer, GP at the Mount View Practice, said:
I've been a GP in Fleetwood for over 25 years. Have I had a positive influence on people's health? Well, hopefully yes, but only on an individual one-to-one basis.
Detecting early cancer, recognising the early symptoms of heart disease and helping people with depression certainly improve their health - but this is more about managing illness rather than keeping people well.
My view is that over these past 25 years, the overall health of Fleetwood hasn't really improved much at all.
A 15-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a van.
Georgia Addy was struck while walking home from school in Moss Lane in Burscough at about 15:45 on Wednesday.
The Burscough Priory School student has been put in a medically induced coma at Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
Georgia's mother, Sharon Addy, has appealed on Facebook for anybody with information to come forward.
The 28-year-old van driver was treated by paramedics at the scene.
Alton Towers operator Merlin was at fault for the Smiler rollercoaster crash, a court has heard.
Two teenagers - including Vicky Balch from Leyland - were left needing leg amputations and several other victims suffered serious injuries in the accident in June 2015.
An investigation found human error caused the crash, which saw a carriage smash into an empty car.
Operator Merlin Attractions has been warned to expect a "very large fine" for health and safety breaches.
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The Burnley manager, Sean Dyche, believes the club's home form could be key to them staying in the Premier League.
The Clarets' only win this season came at Turf Moor when they beat Liverpool 2-0 in August.
Burnley host Watford at Turf Moor this evening, where victory could move them up to 11th in the table.
Three people who got into difficulty in the sea at Blackpool have been rescued.
Lifeboats from Lytham and Fleetwood were launched about 19:30 last night when the group were found clinging to the sea wall.
Coastguard teams also helped in the rescue.
- A man is charged with murdering a 65-year-old man in Accrington
- A hearing is under way at the sentencing of the operator of Alton Towers, where a woman from Leyland lost part of her leg in a rollercoaster crash
- Three people are rescued by lifeboats after getting into difficulty near North Pier in Blackpool
Thousands of people attended Preston's annual three-day celebration of cultural diversity over the weekend.
Lancashire Encounter, organised by the city council, brought music, street theatre and a special "light migration" featuring 150 local schoolchildren.
A motorcyclist who got stuck in quicksand near Silverdale has been rescued.
Bay Search and Rescue were called to Jenny Brown's Point yesterday afternoon.
They worked with HM Coastguard to recover the bike.
Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say.
Public Health England says unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable.
It warns conditions such as diabetes and smoking-related bronchitis are a new and untreatable epidemic.
But the town of Fleetwood plans to tackle these problems head on.
When you look back to Victorian times, we worried about things like diphtheria and polio, and we've actually managed to conquer those now. The new threats are things like diabetes and chronic bronchitis. They could overwhelm us.
A gang of up to 30 youths have threatened staff and caused damage worth hundreds of pounds to Morecambe's RNLI lifeboat station.
The group pelted the building with stones as volunteer crew members were inside the station at about 21:00 last night.
The crew were also subjected to verbal abuse by some of the youngsters.
Police are investigating.
He was driving a car along Whalley Road in Pendleton in the direction of the A59 before crashing with a lorry at about 01:15.
The 28-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road remains closed and police are appealing for any witnesses to get in touch.
- A 44-year-old man is charged with murder after a man was found dead in Accrington
- An investigation is under way after a 28-year-old man died in a crash involving a car and a lorry in Pendleton
- A gang of up to 30 youths cause damage worth hundreds of pounds to Morecambe's RNLI lifeboat station
A 44-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Accrington.
Mohammed Yousaf, 65, was found at a property in Granville Road, Accrington on 21 September.
He had suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Muhammed Arif, of Washington Street, Accrington, is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court later.
A 37-year-old woman, from Todmorden in West Yorkshire, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder on Saturday.
Three people have been rescued by the RNLI in Blackpool.
Both of the resort's inshore lifeboats were launched last night, with the RNLI saying weather conditions were difficult.
Coastguard rescue teams went to help those who had gone into the sea off the North Pier.
A Grade II listed bridge that became unstable after being hit by several vehicles has been closed.
The 16th Century Loyn Bridge over the River Lune links the villages of Hornby and Gressingham.
Lancashire County Council said the structure had been "struck by vehicles more than once in recent days" and must be closed "for safety".
A diversion is re-routing traffic to the A65 at Kirby Lonsdale to cross the river using the A683 and B6254.
- The owner of Alton Towers is expected back in court later to be sentenced over a rollercoaster accident which saw a Lancashire woman lose part of her leg
- Three people are rescued from the sea off Blackpool as both the resort's inshore lifeboats were launched
- A gang have about 30 stone-throwing youths attack Morecambe's RNLI lifeboat station smashing windows and threatening staff
Outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy, will arrive from the south west through this morning.
The rain will be persistent throughout the day but it will become lighter and patchier into the evening. Highs of 15C.
Reporter, BBC News Online