Live updates from Lancashire have finished for the day, but we will be back after the bank holiday from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.
- Updates from Friday 26 August
- News, sport, weather and travel updates return from 08:00 on Tuesday
A much drier and brighter day than yesterday with some decent sunny spells.
It will be be mostly dry with clear periods overnight, winds will become light again allowing perhaps the odd mist or fog patch in some locations.
Burnley look set to revert to the team that beat Liverpool in the Premier League last weekend when they meet Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
You can hear commentary from 15:00 on Saturday on BBC Radio Lancashire.
- A 25-year-old woman is in a critical condition after falling from a block of flats in Preston - a man is arrested
- A lorry driver is killed in a crash on the M61
- A father and son from Blackburn who raised more than £100,000 for charity are nominated for an award
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman fell from a high rise block of flats in Preston.
Emergency services were called to Sandown Court in Avenham about 08:00 this morning.
They found a 25-year-old woman with serious injuries after she appeared to have fallen from an apartment on the eighth floor.
She was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital where her condition is described as critical.
Police say they're treating the incident as unexplained.
The UK's only base jumping festival is coming to Blackpool this weekend.
Eighty of the worlds best base jumpers will gather on the resort's seafront tomorrow as they prepare to leap from a specially-erected 480ft (146m) crane
Base jumping is considered to be the one of the most dangerous extreme sports in the world.
One of the county's biggest annual music festival starts today.
Thousands of people are expected to attend Colne's Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival over the next four days.
The event, which features sets this year from Wilko Johnson and Nine Below Zero, has grown in popularity over the past 27 years.
Lancashire's Alviro Petersen believes they have to learn from their heavy defeat to Surrey earlier.
The Red Rose lost by 10 wickets at the Oval after just over an hour on the fourth day of the Championship match, before Surrey reached a modest target of 38 to beat them by 10 wickets earlier.
Petersen says it has been a tough week but one they have to bounce back from.
Three African crowned crane chicks have hatched at a nature reserve in Burscough.
The chicks were born at Martin Mere, a wetland reserve managed by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.
Brighton have signed Republic of Ireland international Shane Duffy from Blackburn for an undisclosed fee.
The 24-year-old centre-back has agreed a four-year contract with the Seagulls.
Duffy, who turned down a new deal at Ewood Park earlier this month, scored seven goals in 69 appearances during two years with Rovers.
A father and son from Blackburn who have raised more than £100,000 for charity have been nominated for an award.
Ted McDermott, 79, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, and his son, Simon, have become internet stars singing carpool karaoke in the Songaminute Man videos.
They have been raising money for the Alzheimer's Society and will now go forward for JustGiving's Creative Fundraiser of the Year award.
- A lorry driver dies after his vehicle hit wooden fencing on the M61 near Rivington Services
- An announcement on the future of a number of libraries and buildings threatened with closure across Lancashire is set to be made this afternoon
- Thousands of people are expected to attend the annual Colne Rhythm and Blues Festival, which gets under way today
A lawnmower has been blamed for wrongly triggering sensors that predict when the Northern Lights will be visible in the UK.
A red alert issued via the Aurora Watch mailing list was withdrawn after sensor readings were found to be "spurious".
An investigation revealed a lawnmower had got too close to one sensor, triggering a "massive spike" in data.
The bogus alert was issued during the afternoon of 23 August, after a magnetometer at Lancaster University recorded a surge in geomagnetic activity.
An appeal has been made for witnesses to a fatal road crash in Bacup.
A 56-year-old cyclist from Helmshore was hit by a car as he turned right from Newchurch Road into New Line on Wednesday evening.
He was taken to hospital, but died later from his injuries.
The future of a number of libraries and other buildings threatened with closure will be announced later today.
Lancashire County Council will make its recommendations following a 12-week public consultation.
In May, it was announced 29 libraries and 35 buildings used by children centres were at risk as part of cuts at County Hall.