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Tranmere Rovers have signed midfielder Elliot Osborne on a one-month loan from Fleetwood Town.
The 20-year-old moved to the Cod Army from non-league side Nantwich Town in the summer but has yet to feature this season.
Elliot is a player we have watched closely and will bring good quality to the squad.
Showers should ease for a time this evening allowing some clear spells to develop.
However, more persistent heavy, showery rain will arrive from the southwest later.
The overnight low will drop to 9C.
A 20-year-old man has been bailed pending further enquiries over the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Preston.
The incident happened about 01:00 on 18 September in an alleyway near Wilbraham Street.
This was an extremely traumatic ordeal for the victim and she is being supported by specially trained officers
- Police release images of a man they wish to speak to over a sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in Preston
- A Lancashire county councillor says the closure of a number of museums and libraries in the county is due to the "financial challenge" facing the authority
- Burnley boss Sean Dyche rules himself out of contention for the vacant England manager's job
Chance of heavy showers this afternoon, with the risk of hail and thunder.
It will be breezy, with the best of any brighter spells towards the end of the afternoon.
Highs of 14C this afternoon.
One hundred years ago this week, parts of East Lancashire were hit by what is believed to have been the first bombing raid of World War One to hit the area.
A Zeppelin airship dropped bombs on the Rossendale valley on 25 September 1916.
Scientists have now tested soil samples at a crater which leads them to believe it was one of the sites targeted.
It seems more evidence of the attack is coming to light - but only if you know where to look.
The closure of a number of museums and libraries in Lancashire is due to the "financial challenge" facing the local authority, a Lancashire county councillor says.
The first phase of closures include five museums shutting their doors today - including Helmshore Mills Museum and the Judges' Lodgings in Lancaster, with the council looking to save £65m by 2018.
Marcus Johnstone, cabinet member for environment, planning and cultural services, says the authority is left with little option in the current financial climate.
Closing museums is the last thing we want to do but the scale of the county council's financial challenge means we have to take these difficult decisions in order to safeguard services for the most vulnerable people in our communities
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Burnley manager Sean Dyche, says he is honoured to be linked with the vacant England managerial job - but has ruled himself out of the running.
The Football Association has begun its search for Sam Allardyce's replacement after the former Blackpool and Blackburn boss stepped down over allegations of improper conduct.
A number of names have been linked with the job - but Dyche says it is not a role he is ready for at the moment.
The leader of Pendle Council says he is delighted the local authority is at the "forefront" of rehousing the first group of Syrian refugees in the county.
Eight families arrived in Lancashire yesterday from the conflict in Syria.
Mr Iqbal says there is a need for more local authorities to take responsibility.
- A former cotton mill that featured in the film The King's Speech is one of five Lancashire museums closing its doors due to budget cuts
- The first group of eight Syrian refugee families arrive in Lancashire
- Burnley boss Sean Dyche rules himself out of the running for the vacant England managerial role
Councillors in the Ribble Valley are opposing plans for a parliamentary constituency boundary change.
The Boundary Commission wants to divide the Ribble Valley into two new constituencies called Clitheroe and Colne, and North Lancashire.
The idea is part of an effort to reduce the total number of MPs from 650 to 600.
The first group of about 20 Syrian refugees to come to Lancashire have arrived.
The refugees arrived yesterday and are being housed in the Pendle area.
The Leader of Pendle Council, Mohammed Iqbal, told BBC Radio Lancashire the council will now be helping them settle into their new lives.
A crater in a hillside in east Lancashire is now thought to have been caused by a Zeppelin air strike a century ago.
On 25 September 1916, an airship dropped bombs on the Rossendale Valley, in what is believed to have been the first raid on east Lancashire in the First World War.
Scientists used soil samples near the village of Lumb to draw the conclusion.
Local historian Richard Bowden says it is a significant discovery.
Find out more: World War One at Home: Zeppelin attack
Three Chinese men have been detained by immigration officials on suspicion of working illegally at a chip shop in Blackburn.
It's claimed that two of the men had outstayed their visas - the other had entered the country illegally.
They were detained at Brownhill Chippy on Whalley New Road.
Southampton assistant manager Eric Black gave undercover reporters advice on how to bribe officials at other clubs, the Daily Telegraph has claimed.
Black was filmed apparently naming staff at other clubs who could be induced to pass on information about players to a company for money.
The 52-year-old - a former caretaker manager of Blackburn Rovers - denies any wrongdoing.
Such payments are against Football Association rules.
- Police make two further arrests on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after the death of 65-year-old Mohammed Yousaf in Accrington
- Five museums in Lancashire - including Queen Street Mill in Burnley which featured in the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - will close to the public later due to council budget cuts
- Three Chinese men are detained by immigration officials in Blackburn
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Preston North End forward Callum Robinson is relishing a meeting with his former club tomorrow.
The 21-year-old faces his boyhood club, Aston Villa, for the first time since a permanent move to Deepdale in the summer.
A cotton mill museum that appeared in the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech will close to the public later due to council budget cuts.
Queen Street Mill Museum in Burnley is among five museums owned by Lancashire County Council that will shut although they will open for school visits.
Along with Helmshore Mills Museum, which will also close, the Burnley museum is the last working example of Lancashire cotton spinning and weaving.
The council plans to save £65m by 2018.
Two further people have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after a 65-year-old man was found dead.
Mohammed Yousaf died after suffering head injuries at a flat in Granville Road, Accrington, Lancashire, on 21 September.
A 45-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, both from the town, remain in police custody.
Muhammed Arif, 44, of Washington Street, Accrington, has been charged with murder.
- Two further people are arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after the death of a man in Accrington
- Five Lancashire museums and 21 libraries are closing their doors to the public today as a result of budget cuts
- Immigration officials have detained three Chinese men suspected of working illegally at a chip shop in Blackburn
A mix of sunshine and showers will move across the region today.
Some of the showers may turn heavy with the risk of hail and thunder.
The best of the brightness will be around towards the end of the afternoon. Highs of 16C.
Reporter, BBC News Online