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Burgular rings mum during destructive celebration of his child's impending birth

A father-to-be celebrating the imminent birth of his child has been charged after smashing a petrol station window in Barnoldswick and stealing alcohol from a store shed in Foulridge, a court has heard.

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Police are investigating this serious incident

Police officer dragged along street by car

Detectives have launched an investigation after a police officer was injured attempting to stop a vehicle in Brierfield.
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Police arrested two people in Linby Street

Surprise arrest in house

Two teenagers were arrested by police after climbing through the window of a Burnley house while officers were inside.
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Fire crews were called to a garage in Colne where two cars had been set alight

Two cars set alight in suspected arson attack

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack at a garage in Colne in the early hours of this morning.

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Hunt for missing sex offender

Hunt for missing sex offender

Police are appealing for information to trace a sex offender who is missing from Burnley.
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A delivery driver has lost his job after being found guilty to drink driving

Delivery driver lost his job after being caught twice the legal drink drive limit

A delivery driver was caught more than twice the limit when his van was seen swaying all over the road just before midnight, a court heard.

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Hassan Ali Khan (18)later gave his real name at the police station.

Teenager charged after giving false details

A Burnley teenager who gave authorities false details to police when he was stopped as officers searched for three men who ran from a car has been charged with obstructing police.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man accused of damaging 4X4

A 20-year-old man appeared before Burnley magistrates, accused of damaging a Nissan X-Trail vehicle to the value of £250.

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The incident occurred on Mostyn Avenue in Earby.

Kitten shot in Earby

Authorities have revealed how, in a horrifying act of animal cruelty, a kitten was shot three times with an air gun at an Earby address earlier this month.

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The case was heard at Burnley Magistrates' Court

Crook caught raiding shed

A crook found by the victim raiding his shed in the early hours had shaved his head and changed his clothes by the time police went to arrest him an hour later, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man accused of dealing Class A drugs

A 20-year old man appeared before Burnley magistrates accused of involvement in dealing Class A controlled drugs.

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School Council members from Chatburn Primary School with MP Nigel Evans during his visit to the school

School trip to Parliament cancelled after deadly terror attack

A group of children from Chatburn Primary School could easily have been caught up in the horrors that engulfed London yesterday.
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Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

Pendle MP "seconds away" from terror attack

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has spoken of hearing shots ring out during the deadly Westminster terror attack, which left four people dead.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Amanda Carter, Pennine Re-connect Support Officer; Sam McConnel, Burnley Borough Council; Clive Grunshaw, PPC; Derek Kettlewell, Head of New Business Development The Calico Group.

Calico helps ex-offenders Re-Connect

Staff and agencies involved in Calico's Pennine Re-Connect programme, which helps ex-offenders and substance abusers, have come together to celebrate the initiative's myriad achievements

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Teenager who attacked 'bully' was 'provoked'

A teenager who armed himself with a metal bar and left a “bully” and his brother injured, had been “significantly provoked”, a court heard.
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Wayne Roberts

Concerns grow for missing Burnley man

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a missing person from Burnley.

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Wycoller Country Park

Drama at Wycoller

Drama came to the picturesque and sleepy surroundings of Wycoller Country Park when police officers were involved in a dramatic foot chase of two suspected thieves.

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Police officers were called to a house in Colne

Man stabbed in violent disturbance at house

Police officers were called to a violent disturbance at a house in Colne late at night, which resulted in one man being stabbed and another suffering head injuries.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Computer addict attacked mum

A troubled "computer addict" attacked his mum and "stepdad", knifed the family dog and wrecked his siblings' toys in angry outbursts, a court heard.
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