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Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

An ex- Lancashire police officer who secretly filmed his sexual encounters with seven women has been jailed for three years.

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The 33-year-old defendant was fined 120.

"Hot-head" charged after racist rant at police

A self-confessed "hot-head" launched a racist rant at a police station over vehicle damage and alleged he had the culprit tied up in the back of his van, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk woman kicked police officer

A drunken woman booted an officer when she and a friend were separated by police after an early hours fall-out in Colne, a court heard.

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The 46-year-old admitted to the charges.

Colne mother's £7,000 housing benefit fraud

A single Colne mother receiving housing benefit got £7,000 more than she should have after she kept quiet about the fact her work earnings had increased, a court heard.
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The defendant has oppositional defiant disorder and ADHD.

Autistic chef attacks police officer with a baseball bat after being fired

An autistic chef drank almost a litre of vodka, armed himself with a baseball bat, and hit a police officer after his boss got rid of him "out of the blue," a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver was not insured

A Padiham drink-driver was caught because he wasn’t insured and police behind him carried out a check, a court heard.

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Gary Fletcher

Burnley man convicted of killing partner

A 35-year-old man, described by police as "cold, callous and cruel", has been convicted of killing a woman in Burnley.
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Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Police are appealing for information after an elderly Colne couple were targeted in an "appalling" distraction burglary.
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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Police are investigating

Stolen cigarettes may be on sale

Police are warning the public about the possible sale of stolen cigarettes, following a burglary at a Burnley shop.

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The new measures form part of efforts to bring down re-offending rates

Probation officers could bar offenders from drinking alcohol or gambling

Criminals could be barred from drinking alcohol or gambling after they are freed from prison under a new drive to tackle re-offending.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole meat from supermarket

A thief who stole meat worth £60 from Farmfoods was caught on CCTV.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man to face trial over knife allegations

A 41-year-old Burnley man is set to face trial over knife and breaker bar allegations.

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The defendant said: "I'm guilty. I'm very ashamed and very sorry."

Recovering heroin addict steals 10 bottles of hard liquour

An Earby shoplifter who struck twice at the town's Co-op was a recovering heroin addict who had "fallen off the wagon," a court heard.

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The defendant claimed he did nothit the victim hard and apologised.

Street cleaner punched in face after man stole his hat for 'a joke'

A Burnley street cleaner was left with a broken cheekbone after he was attacked by a man who had been out on the town all night, a court heard.

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The defendant was ordered to pay 46 compensation

Man steals alcohol after argument with partner

A Barnoldswick man who pinched alcohol to the tune of £46 from Asda had had a fall-out with his partner, a court heard.
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Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at mosques between March and July this year

Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosques

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled in 2017, up from 47 between March and June 2016 to 110 over the same period in 2017.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Mum claimed benefits she wasn't entitled to

A mother-of-two claimed handouts of more than £30,000 she wasn't entitled to after she didn't reveal her partner was working, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Colne man pushed woman in street

A Colne attacker who pushed a woman over outside Greggs in the town has now been convicted of assault for the eleventh time.

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The bank is now open following the robbery last night

Clitheroe bank reopens after armed robbery

Santander bank in Clitheroe has reopened after a terrifying night-time raid.

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