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North West weather on Monday 15 July

There will be plenty of sunshine to start the week.

There will be some cloud but it should remain dry with temperatures going up to the mid-20s.

Shaun Lyall death: Police looking for suspect

Humberside Police are looking for another person in connection with the murder of Shaun Lyall.

Abdi Ali
Humberside Police

Mr Lyall, 47 was found dead at a house on Sidney Street on 17 July 2018.

Humberside Police said extensive investigations have been ongoing to speak to Abdi Ali, 29.

He is originally from Somalia and has links to the Grimsby area, Sheffield, London, Lancashire, South Yorkshire, Merseyside, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Lincolnshire, and Cleveland.

Anyone who sees him should not approach him, but call the police in the first instance.

“I’m on top of the world, Daddy” said three-year-old Jaxson Krzysix on top of Ben Nevis.
“I’m on top of the world, Daddy” said three-year-old Jaxon Krzysix on top of Ben Nevis.

Man's body pulled from East Lancashire reservoir

A man in his 20s is believed to have drowned in a reservoir in East Lancashire.

Ogden Reservoir
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Police were called to Ogden Reservoir in Barley yesterday afternoon to reports a man had got into difficulties in the water.

Emergency services attended the scene and a search was launched.

At around 21:00 a body was pulled from the water, police said.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

North West weather on Monday 8 July

A cloudy and overcast start to the week.

There are also chances of patchy light rain and drizzle heading into the evening with temperatures reaching 20C.

North West weather: Staying dry but turning cloudy

North West weather: Staying dry but turning cloudy

It will be a bright start for the region before cloud builds later in the day.

Temperatures will reach a high of 21C.

WICKET Anderson goes - Lancashire all out

Lancashire 337 & 247, Durham 281

Jimmy Anderson's appearance as last man batting with a runner takes up 17 minutes - and helps to add 11 runs - before he is last out.

Recalled Australian Nathan Rimmington, coming in round the wicket, bowls the left-hander with an inswinger that removed Anderson's off stump to finish with 4-42, for career-best match figures of 8-116, after his 4-74 in the first innings.

Lancashire have a lead of 303, with no Anderson to help them defend it, following his pre-Ashes calf strain scare on Tuesday. But could those 11 runs come in handy later?

Anderson got four of them, while helping Saqib Mahmood move on to 31 not out.

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North West weather: Sunny and settled

North West weather: Sunny and settled

It will be settled and sunny across the region on Wednesday, with any cloud clearing by the afternoon.

Temperatures will reach highs of 22C.

Close of play at Sedbergh School

Lancashire 337 & 204-7, Durham 281

Sedbergh School, on day three of the Lancashire-Durham game
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Well, even in the short history of first-class cricket at Sedbergh School, that was a pretty dramatic day.

A calf injury to Jimmy Anderson that took him out of the attack.

Then a Durham collapse as their last five wickets went down for just 18 runs in 10 overs, followed by an extraordinary start to the Lancashire innings as they were reduced to 10-2 inside the first four balls of Chris Rushworth's first over.

At 59-5, fuelled by a daft run-out, Lancs led by only 115. But, by the end of the day, Lancs skipper Dane Vilas had made 74 to steer his side into a 260-run lead.

That ought to be a matchwinning lead already. But, don't forget, Lancashire will not have use of Anderson tomorrow. He will be having treatment on his calf strain as he begins his battle to be fit to face the Aussies at Edgbaston on 1 August.

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Injury scare over Anderson

Lancashire 337, Durham 234-5

Slight injury scare over England paceman Jimmy Anderson at Sedbergh School - just a month away from the first Ashes Test.

He has pulled up in his run-up and, after three attempts to bowl the third ball of the 84th over, he has walked off. Josh Bohannon is completing the over.

Hopefully, just a precautionary measure, wit the Ashes series due to start in a month's time at Edgbaston. The BBC commentary team suspect it might be an Achilles injury, based on the stretching exercises Anderson was trying.

Jimmy Anderson took his 950th first-class wicket at Sedbergh School yesterday
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Jimmy Anderson took his 950th first-class wicket at Sedbergh School yesterday

Lancs also had a slight scare over England opener Keaton Jennings.

He apparently made a visit to Lancashire Royal Infirmary yesterday after injuring a finger trying to field the ball in the slips. But he is back out there this morning.

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North West weather: Dry and bright day ahead

It will be mainly dry and bright today with temperatures set to reach 19C.

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Close of play at Sedbergh School

Lancashire 337, Durham 199-5

Sedbergh School day two
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Another thoroughly decent day's cricket at this already very popular new first-class cricket venue.

Still a very well balanced game of twists and turns.

After resuming this morning on 275-5, Lancs might have hoped for a few more.

But Durham battled back well to bowl the hosts out for 337, before Cameron Bancroft and Alex Lees then put on 70 for the first wicket - the highest opening partnership made by any side against the Red Rose this season.

At 136-1, Durham were then looking very good until old masters Graham Onions and Jimmy Anderson suddenly clicked into top gear, with three wickets for no runs in 17 balls. But Durham have again battled back well and, although they lost Jack Burnham just before the close, they are well in this match.

Sedbergh - Lancashire's new jewel among out grounds

Lancashire 275-5 v Durham - match resumes 11:00

Of all the 23 County Championship matches to be played at out grounds this season, none of have received quite as much fuss and attention as Lancashire's arrival at Sedbergh School for their meeting with Durham.

Scenically situated in the rugged Cumbrian fells, and rather conveniently exactly halfway between both Manchester and Chester-le-Street, each 75 miles away, it proved so popular on Sunday that it was admission for members only.

Opposing captains Dane Vilas (left) and Durham's Cameron Bancroft
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And the players quite like it too, especially Durham paceman Chris Rushworth, who spearheaded his side's attack with 2-50 from 21 overs.

"It's a glorious place," Rushworth told BBC Newcastle. "Everyone loves playing at out grounds and when you come somewhere as picturesque as this it's quite hard not to enjoy it.

"The overhead conditions looked like it would be perfect to bowl but the wicket probably didn't do as much as we thought it would. We've done a decent job. Equally, Lancashire will be quite pleased how they've gone. If we're being picky though, if you choose to bowl first, you're probably looking at having them more than five down."

North West weather: Bright and sunny spells

Bright and sunny spells are predicted for today with highs of around 17C.

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A proper cricket match

Lancashire 108-3 v Durham

There might be a bit of a game going on at Edgbaston today, but one former Lancashire legend certainly knows where his bread's buttered.

It's 45 years ago almost to the day since David Lloyd hit his highest Test score, 214 not out, for England against India at Edgbaston.

But, rather than go back to Brum to watch that one, the former Lancashire opener has instead stayed up north at captivating Sedbergh School, watching his old side add a new entry to their collection of home first-class venues.

And, being Bumble, he was even persuaded to do a quick turn at the mike for Radio Lancashire.

Where did he get that hat though?

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Man charged with crossbow murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a former Lancashire lecturer who was fatally shot with a crossbow bolt in Anglesey.

SOUTH STACK ROAD
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Gerald Corrigan, 74, was hit outside his home in Holyhead, Anglesey, at about 00:35 on 19 April.

Mr Corrigan lived in a remote part of the area, near South Stack Road.

He died in hospital from his injuries on 11 May.

Terence Michael Whall, 38, of Bryngwran, has been charged with his murder.

Two other men, aged 36 and 48, who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and other offences have been released on conditional bail.

A 50-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of money laundering and fraud offences has also been released on bail.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.