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Ribble Valley visit was Royal's most expensive

The most expensive journey by Royal Train was made by the Prince of Wales and cost more than £46,000, royal accounts have shown.

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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

Lancashire's top cop retires

The senior police officer who oversaw the Burnley Disturbances of 2001, Lancashire's Chief Constable Steve Finnigan, is to retire after more than 12 years at the helm and 41 years as a police officer.

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Michelle Kiss. (s)

Memorial walk to honour Whalley mum

Three community groups have come together to remember a Whalley mum killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack.
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Burnley Coroner's Court

Death crash dad did not know road

A father-of-four attempted to overtake a lorry on the wrong side of the road, an inquest has heard.
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In pictures: Reunion really was Cat's Whiskers of a night

A reunion to celebrate two of Burnley's most iconic nightclubs was a foot stomping success.
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Matthew Bennett and his son Callum are returning to their roots in Pendle to perform at the Love Musi Hate Racism concert.

Father and son rap artistes return to roots for concert to combat racism

A father and son are returning to their roots in Pendle for a concert that aims to fight racism.

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The defendant was disqualified for a year and was fined 235.

Drink-driving ex-motocross racer banned

After being caught driving whilst over the limit, a 20-year-old ex-semi professional motocross racer has been banned from driving and could face losing his job.

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Police rescued two women in Burnley

Romanian women rescued from sexual exploitation in Burnley

Two Romanian women have been rescued from a house in Burnley over fears of sexual exploitation.

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Both drivers have been suspended

Heavy goods drivers suspended for mobile phone use

Two HGV drivers have been suspended from professional driving for four weeks after using their mobile phones while at the wheel.

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Alan (front row, second left) in the Abbey Chapel after the Communion Service with gathered clergy colleagues, family, and friends.

Minister celebrates 60 years of service

A Lancashire minister has celebrated six decades of service in the Blackburn Diocese which have taken him across Pendle and Clitheroe, with Communion at Whalley Abbey.

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Clitheroe Police front counter facing the chop

Police front counters facing axe in cutbacks

The front counter at Clitheroe Police Station is under threat of closure, it has been revealed.

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Brave mum and cancer victim Sarah Reed, who has inspired a community to raise thousands of pounds to pay for lifesaving treatment for her with her daughter Chloe

Kind hearted town gets behind cancer mum's battle for lifesaving treatment

The true spirit of generosity is alive and well in Pendle thanks to kind hearted residents who have raised the fabulous total of £1,500 in just two weeks.
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Sue Kitto and pupils of Holly Grove School

Retired head gets on her bike in memory of Georgia

A retired headteacher got on her bike to help her former special needs school’s charity.

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An example of a fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.
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Police warning

Police warning after man offers sweets to child outside primary school

Police have issued a warning about a man offering sweets to children outside a primary school.
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Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

Pendle MP is new Government whip

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson will be playing a prominent role in ensuring every vote counts in the new Parliament now that he has been promoted to join the Government Whips’ Office.

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The M65

Delays on M65 following HGV fire

Police have closed one lane of the M65 motorway after a heavy goods vehicle caught fire.
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Do you know this man? Police are keen to identify him in connection to an aggravated burglary in Burnley.

Police appeal for suspected burglar

Do you recognise this man?

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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The defendant damaged the wing mirror of a Volkswagen Golf

Teenage vandal forced to pay compensation

A teenager who broke a car windscreen in Earby after a row must pay the victim compensation, magistrates court has heard.

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