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'Foolish' graduate was over the limit when he went to pick up friend

A graduate found over the limit in the early hours was " foolishly" going to meet a friend who had texted him, a court heard.

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Stolen car in 100mph police chase stopped by stinger

Stolen car in 100mph police chase stopped by stinger

A stolen car was pursued at speeds of up to 126mph on a chase through the Ribble Valley.

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Police are hunting the flasher

Police hunt man who exposed himself to teenage girls

Detectives are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to two teenagers in Burnley.

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Man wanted over fraud allegations

Police are appealing for help to find a wanted man from Padiham.

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Family members sentenced following wine bar disturbance

A well-known business owner and his two sons have been ordered to carry out unpaid work for their role in a violent disturbance outside a Ribble Valley wine bar.

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Police ask motorists to keep vehicles secure

Motorists warned to keep cars locked at all times

"Don't be an easy target" - that's the message of Clitheroe Police after five vehicles were broken into in Whalley.

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CCTV - police appeal

CCTV footage of man police want to speak to

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection to a spate of thefts.

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10-year-old Nelson girl grabbed by man after he offered her sweets

Police are appealing for information after a 10-year-old girl was grabbed by the wrists by a man in Nelson.

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CCTV images released after charity box theft

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak with following a burglary in Burnley.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver "blasé" after being caught four times over the limit

A second time drink-driver who admitted having downed about 10 pints was said to be "blasé" about his actions, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates Court

Drunken woman threw concrete block at neighbour’s door

A drunken woman who terrorised a neighbour by lobbing a large block of concrete at her door in an ongoing dispute was caught on camera by the victim, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates Court

Colne drunk attacked and threatened to kill his partner

A drunk attacked his partner and left her terrified, but “cringed” when the words “domestic violence” were used, a court heard.

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Thief put up notes to remind him of curfew

A thief who believes he may have the start of dementia had to put big signs up on his front and back doors to remind himself he was on a curfew and had to stay indoors, a court heard.

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David Burrows, vice chairman at Colne and Nelson Rugby Union Football Club points to the roof which is being targeted by vandals

Roof vandals are risking life and limb for fun

Youngsters who are using a rugby club roof as a playground are risking life and limb.

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Burnley Magistrates Court

Woman kicked and punched taxi office

A Colne woman kicked and punched a taxi office door after she wanted taking home, but had no cash, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole to treat new wife

A thief whose new wife has suffered a stroke keeps shoplifting to treat her as she is depressed, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court.

Drugged-up driver smashed into wall

A drugged-up driver who hit another car and then smashed into a wall had cocaine and five other substances in his system, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court.

Man smashed car window because he was scared of lightning

A man who smashed his way into a factory worker's car during Tuesday evening's storm claimed he did it because he was terrified of being struck by lightning, a court heard.

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Evacuated: The King Power Stadium

King Power Stadium 'bomb scare' turns out to be technical fault

Administration and ground staff were forced to evacuate the King Power Stadium this lunchtime, after a bomb scare forced the evacuation of Leicester City's stadium, before any panic was allayed as the issue was found to be caused by a technical fault.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court.

Lout's £1,000 wrecking spree

A lout went on a near £1,000 smashing spree, breaking windows and causing expense to the owners at a string of businesses in Burnley.

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