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.
- Updates on Monday 22 August
- News, sport, weather and travel updates return from 08:00 on Tuesday
BBC Weather presenter
David Saville News editor, BBC Radio Lancashire
A number of villages across Lancashire remain under flood watch conditions from the Environment Agency.
Residents in Galgate and Ellel near Lancaster have been taking precautions to stop water from the River Conder flowing into their homes.
- Fourteen flood warnings remain in place across Lancashire, with Burrow Beck in Lancaster and the River Conder near Galgate facing the biggest threat
- Lancashire's water supplier, United Utilities, needs to rebuild trust with customers, the Consumer Council for Water says
- Work is under way on the £2m redevleopment of Moor Park in Preston
Work has begun on an historic building in Preston to bring it back into use.
Built in 1927, the Observatory on Moor Park is being restored as part of a £2m project in the wider park.
Once completed, it will reopen to the public.
A Preston North End fan is foregoing her team loyalties this season and drawing every goal Manchester United score in support of two charities.
Hanna May Jones is one of six artists taking part in the project, which was initiated by animator and Tottenham Hotspur fan Richard Swarbrick
A water company has been accused of putting public health at risk following incidents including a parasite outbreak, a report found.
The Chief Inspector of Drinking Water criticised United Utilities for "unacceptable failures" in a report citing nine incidents.
The report found water supplies were not properly disinfected.
United Utilities said it had taken remedial action at treatment works and it had paid out compensation.
Work has begun on the £1m restoration of one of Preston's best-known buildings to bring it back into use.
The Observatory on Moor Park was built in 1927 but has been closed to the public for years.
A pregnant woman was rescued from her car by a farmer after a becoming trapped amid widespread flood warnings across Lancashire.
The unidentified woman was helped to safety after running into waters in Ellel earlier, the fire service said.
Some rail services between Preston and Lancaster have also been cancelled after heavy flooding on the track.
Residents in Croston say they are concerned the village could once more be hit by flooding.
The area was badly hit last Christmas - a multi-million pound flood defence scheme is due to be in place by the end of this year.
BBC Weather presenter
Rain will gradually ease this afternoon and there will be some brighter breaks developing too.
After a dry evening, most will have a dry and fairly cloudy night although it will be mild.
Reporter, BBC Radio Lancashire
Fourteen flood warnings are now in place across Lancashire with water levels on the River Douglas in Croston above normal.
No properties have been affected, although water is being pumped from culverts in the village.
Residents are on high alert after the floods on Boxing Day last year.
A pregnant woman has been rescued after her car became trapped in water near Lancaster.
The woman was rescued from the village of Ellel by a local farmer.
A number of flood warnings have been issued across Lancashire, with Burrow Beck near Lancaster having already bursts its banks.
Elsewhere, two Environment Agency warnings have been issued for the River Conder at Galgate, with Six Arches Lane Caravan Park near Scorton also under threat.
Network Rail have reported The Bay Horse area on the West Coast Main Line between Preston and Lancaster is now back to normal after culverts along the line overflowed.
In Croston, no properties have been flooded, but residents are on high alert after the floods on Boxing Day last year.
- A pregnant woman is rescued by a farmer after her car was trapped in flood water in Ellel, while Burrow Beck near Lancaster has burst its banks
- The Salvation Army say the number of people rescued from modern day slavery has risen sharply
- Burnley striker Andre Gray apologises after homophobic tweets sent in 2012 were shared on social media
Assistant editor, BBC Radio Lancashire
The River Conder near Galgate is in danger of flooding after heavy overnight rain.
Local resident Dave Wilkinson told me about the current situation.
The number of people being rescued from modern day slavery in the North West has risen sharply according to a national charity.
Figures given exclusively to the BBC show the Salvation Army - which runs the government contract to care for victims - now supports more than seven times as many trafficking victims in the region every year, as it did in 2012.
A number of flood warnings have been issued across Lancashire with Burrow Beck in Lancaster having already burst its banks.
The River Conder near Galgate is also at a higher than normal level, with the River Douglas in Croston - which was affected by severe flooding last winter - said to be in danger of breaking its banks.
One lane is closed on the southbound M6 at Junction 34, Lancaster, because of flooding.
There is also queuing traffic between Junction 36, Kirkby Lonsdale, and Junction 35, Carnforth, because of an earlier accident.
A pizza delivery driver has been shot in the head with an air gun as she delivered food to a home.
The 42-year-old Domino's Pizza employee was unloading her car in Derwent Road, Chorley, when she was wounded above her left ear.
She was taken to hospital but has since been discharged, police said.
Officers have launched an investigation following the incident, which happened on Friday evening and is believed to have involved an air rifle or BB gun.
- The Environment Agency say a number of flood warnings are in place across Lancashire - Burrow Beck in Lancaster has burst its bank and there are warnings in Croston and the River Conder in Lancaster
- An annual report from the Chief Inspector of Drinking Water criticises United Utilities for putting public health at risk following the outbreak of cryptosporidium last year
- Work is under way on the £1m restoration of Moor Park Observatory in Preston
People have been asked to avoid going to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary accident and emergency unit for the second time in five months.
Hospital bosses said there had been a "significant surge in demand" in the 24 hours since 08:00 on Friday.
"Please help us make sure our staff are free to treat those most in need," said a University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust spokesman.
A similar appeal was made by the trust in March.
Burnley striker Andre Gray has apologised and asked "for forgiveness" after homophobic tweets he sent in 2012 were shared on social media.
One tweet from the 25-year-old Premier League player's account appeared to condone killing gay people.
Gray said he was now a "completely different person" to the one who posted the messages and he did not "hold the beliefs written in those tweets".
"Thankfully I am not the guy I was back then," he said in a statement.
The efforts of a Lancashire father and son has been called "inspirational" by the Alzheimer's Society.
Ted and Simon McDermott have now raised more than £100,000 for the charity through their Songaminute Man videos, which have gone viral.
Flood warnings are in place for Croston after heavy rain caused river levels to rise.
The Environment Agency says it will continue to monitor the situation.
New flood defences for the village are set to be completed later this year.
Croston was hit by flooding last winter.
Train services between Preston and Lancaster have been cancelled after heavy flooding on the track.
The cancellations are affecting all Virgin, Northern and Transpennine services between the two cities.
United Utilities has been severely criticised by the Chief Inspector of Drinking Water in his annual report.
The report accuses the company of putting public health at risk and has expressed concern over nine incidents over the last year, including the outbreak of cryptosporidium which affected 300,000 homes and businesses in Lancashire.
United Utilities say they are committed to maintaining high quality water supply and continue to meet 99.9% of regulatory standards.
- The Chief Inspector of Drinking Water has severely criticised United Utilities for a number of incidents, including the outbreak of cryptosporidium last year
- Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a pizza delivery driver was shot in the head with an air rifle whilst working in Chorley
- The Alzheimer's Society praises a father and son who have raised more than £100,000 for charity
A derailed train which blocked the West Coast Main Line between England and Scotland yesterday has been put back on the rails, National Rail has said.
The engineering train came off the track near Carnforth, Lancashire, at 08:20 BST, affecting Northern Rail, TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains.
Some services were cancelled and a replacement bus service was provided but trains are now running.
The National Rail Enquiries website said Virgin Trains passengers travelling to/from Glasgow Central/Edinburgh could use Sunday tickets on services running today.
BBC Weather presenter
Wet with outbreaks of rain this morning, which are likely to be heavy over the Pennines.
The rain will gradually ease this afternoon and there will be some brighter breaks developing too.
Reporter, BBC News Online