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  1. Updates on Monday 10 October
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday 11 October

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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

    You can contact us via emailFacebook or Twitter.

  2. Weather: Chilly with patchy overnight fog

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Any showers will ease during the evening to allow clear spells to develop.

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Monday 10 October

    Temperatures will drop to around 5C, and patchy fog may form.

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  3. Firefighters tackle rubbish fire

    Firefighters tackled a blaze that started in a pile of rubbish in Hoghton.

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    Video caption: Firefighters tackle blaze near Hoghton

    The fire started in a pile of household rubbish on Finnington Lane at about 18:00 on Sunday evening.

    Accrid-smelling smoke spread across the nearby M65. 

  4. Latest headlines for Lancashire

  5. Football: Morecambe boss Bentley dismisses Shrewsbury switch 'rumour'

    Tim Padfield

    Assistant editor, BBC Radio Lancashire

    The Morecambe boss, Jim Bentley, says speculation linking him with the vacant managerial job at Shrewsbury is just a "rumour".

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    Video caption: Morecambe manager Jim Bentley

    Bentley has been in charge of Morecambe since replacing Sammy McIlroy in 2011. 

    Former manager Micky Mellon left the struggling League Two side on Thursday to become the new boss at National League side Tranmere Rovers.

  6. Lancashire MEP to oversee Woolfe investigation

    A Lancashire MEP will be leading the investigation into an altercation that left UKIP's Steven Woolfe in hospital.

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    Video caption: Sajjad Karim

    Sajjad Karim, who is chairman of the code of conduct committee at the European Parliament, will travel to Brussels later ahead of an initial meeting on Wednesday.

    UKIP leadership contender Steven Woolfe was discharged from a hospital in Strasbourg yesterday after collapsing following the incident at a party meeting.

  7. Blackpool vying to host £5m Great Exhibition

    Ian Youngs

    Entertainment and Arts Reporter, BBC News

    Four towns and cities in the north of England are waiting to discover which one will win the right to host the £5m Great Exhibition of the North in 2018.

    (clockwise from top left) Blackpool, Bradford, Newcastle-Gateshead, Sheffield

    An announcement is due in the coming week to reveal whether Blackpool, Bradford, Sheffield or Newcastle and Gateshead will stage the exhibition.

    Former Chancellor George Osborne came up with the idea as part of his Northern Powerhouse package.

    As well as the £5m for the exhibition, he pledged £15m for a legacy fund.

  8. Child arrests drop by 7,000 since 2010

    The number of children arrested in Lancashire has dropped by about 7,000 in the last five years.

    Child arrested

    The figures from the Howard League for Penal Reform show more than 3,000 youngsters were arrested in the county last year - down from nearly 10,000 in 2010.

  9. Campaigners to lobby MPs over Chorley A&E reopening plans

    Campaigners are lobbying MPs in Westminster this afternoon in a bid to get Chorley Hospital's A&E department reopened for longer.

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    Video caption: Protestors calling for longer reopening times for Chorley A&E

    The MP for Chorley, Lindsay Hoyle, will join a delegation from the Protect Chorley Hospital Against Cuts and Privatisation Campaign to meet other Lancashire MPs to discuss their aims. 

    The unit is set to reopen in January on a part-time basis following an independent review.

  10. Riding fall girl thanks mountain rescue 'heroes'

    Lancashire Telegraph

    Lancashire Telegraph

    A teenage girl who was winched to safety by a Coastguard helicopter after falling from a horse has thanked the ‘heroes’ who helped her.  

  11. Weather: Mostly dry with sunny spells

    BBC Weather

    There will be with plenty of bright or sunny spells through the afternoon, although some showers may move into the east later. Highs this afternoon of 13C.

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Monday 10 October

    Any showers will ease this evening to leave clear spells.  

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  12. Football: Bentley praises former Morecambe owner

    Derek Quinn

    BBC Radio Lancashire Sport

    The Morecambe manager, Jim Bentley, has paid tribute to the previous owner following the club's recent takeover.

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    Video caption: Morecambe manager Jim Bentley

    Brazilian businessman Diego Lemos bought a majority shareholding from Peter McGuigan.

    Bentley says McGuigan deserves credit for guiding the club through a difficult period financially.

  13. Sex attack linked to intruder incidents

    An intruder who climbed through a window before sexually assaulting a woman in her own home may have tried twice before, police said. 

    The woman was asleep in Colne when the man attacked her before running off in the early hours of Sunday.

    He is described as Asian, in his late twenties with a moustache.

    Lancashire Police are linking the incident to two others in Nelson and Barrowford in July and August.

  14. Latest headlines for Lancashire

  15. Tribute to victim of 'hit-and-run' crash

    A family have paid tribute to a "fine young gentleman" and "outstanding" footballer killed in a suspected drink-drive hit-and-run.  

    Dylan Crossey

    Dylan Crossey, 15, was cycling in Whitestake, Lancashire, at 23:00 BST on Friday when he was in collision with a silver 3 Series BMW.

    Dylan died at Manchester Children's Hospital on Saturday.

    A 42-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink-driving remains in custody.

  16. Weather Watchers: Stunning sunset over Lytham St Annes

    BBC Weather Watchers

    A wonderful view taken last night by one of the BBC's Weather Watchers.

    Fairhaven Lake

    If you have any pictures of Lancashire in all its glory you can share via emailFacebook or Twitter

  17. Singing war veteran stars in exhibition

    A film of a singing D-Day Veteran is going to be displayed at an art exhibition in a London car park.

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    Video caption: An ex-Royal Marine singing a First World War song features in a car park exhibition

    The clip of former Royal Marine Sergeant Jim Baker,who died earlier this year aged 93, is being played out in Drive Thru - a multi-media exhibition for people visiting the indoor car park in Cavendish Square.

    Mr Baker, from Blackpool, was was filmed in the back of a black cab singing the old World War One song "Hanging on the old barbed wire" on his way to see a gig by comedian Al Murray

    Janet Hodgson, who made the film and accompanied him on two trips abroad, said: "He was tremendous company... I remember trying to find him in Euston Station one time - I was searching frantically when I saw this group of Virgin Train employees roaring with laughter as they gathered round a man in a wheelchair."

  18. Firefighters tackle domestic waste blaze

    More than a dozen firefighters tackled a blaze in a huge pile of domestic waste in Hoghton last night.

    Finnington Lane

    Acrid-smelling smoke from the burning rubbish spread across the M65.

    Crews from Bamber Bridge, Chorley and Blackburn were called about 18:00 to land at Finnington Lane.

  19. Latest headlines for Lancashire

    • The family of a promising young footballer killed in a suspected drink-drive hit-and-run pay tribute to a "fine young gentleman"
    • A 70-year-old woman is in a critical condition in hospital after she was hit by a car in Burnley on Saturday
    • The former Burnley midfielder Gerry Gow has died of cancer, aged 64