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Man arrested in Nelson arson probe released without charge

A 45-year-old man has been released without charge after being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and arson in Nelson on Sunday.

Mayor of Pendle Coun. Rosemary Carroll and Mayoress of Pendle Carol Belshaw-Goulthorp (centre) with representatives from the Princes Trust and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (s)

Prince’s Trust youngsters refurbish Nelson centre for elderly

Youngsters at The Prince’s Trust have helped the elderly by finishing a refurbishment project at a Nelson day centre.

Crews deal with fatal fire in Chatburn

Woman dies in Chatburn house blaze

A 55-year-old woman has died after a fire at a house in Chatburn this morning (Monday).

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Police and fire investigations continue in Chatburn

Chatburn woman (55) dies in house blaze

A 55-year-old woman has died after a fire at a house in Chatburn this morning (Monday).

Casino night tribute to Clarets legend wins for hospice

Casino night tribute to Clarets legend wins for hospice

A casino night raised a winning amount of cash for Pendleside Hospice in memory of a popular former Claret.

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Man issued a ‘torrent of abuse’ at police

A drunk who caused trouble twice in a fortnight in the middle of the street had turned to alcohol after losing his mother, a court heard.

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Clitheroe police release CCTV image after stolen bank card is used in shops

Police have urged the public to help identify this man after bank cards were stolen from Whalley.

Lara Oddie with Francesca Haynes (s)

Sweet celebration for food festival cupcake winner

A fabulous time was had by a new generation of mini Bake Off stars as they decorated cupcakes for a competition held during Nelson Food and Drink Festival.

The former ambulance station off Brogden View in Barnoldswick (s)

Plans could see over 60 new homes built

Nine new homes could be built on the former ambulance station site in Barnoldswick.

Jeff Hendrick with pupils from St Joseph's RC Primary School in Barnoldswick (s)

Hendrick is just the tonic for health talk

A group of lucky Barnoldswick schoolchildren were treated to a VIP visit when Burnley FC’s star midfielder Jeff Hendrick stopped by.

Morris Horsfield (second from left) with (from left) Michael Timberlake, Matthew Leedam and Ian Short.(s)

Choir a-chords landmark honour on Morris

Tenor Morris Horsfield has notched up 50 years of being in fine voice with the Colne Orpheus Male Voice Choir.

Police are investigating after a group of youths were seen throwing fireworks into the path of vehicles travelling in Brierfield this evening.

‘Idiotic’ youths throw fireworks at cars in Brierfield

Police are investigating the actions of a group of “idiotic” youths who were seen throwing fireworks into the road and passing vehicles in Brierfield earlier this evening.

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The police and fire services are now treating a fire that started in a mid-terraced house in Nelson in the early hours of this morning as arson.

Nelson house fire update: Man arrested on suspicion of arson

Police are treating a house fire that happened earlier today as arson.

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Dorothy Bullock receives the Rev. Malcolm King award from Sonia King (s)

Dorothy wins award for a lifetime of work

A community stalwart in Earby has won a prestigious prize for a lifetime of service to the town.

Clarets fan rides horse into pub

Clarets fan rides horse into pub

A horse walks into a bar.
The former Mayor of Pendle Coun. Nawaz Ahmed at the Light Up A Life Service of Remembrance at Pendleside Hospice

Former mayor hands over charity cheques

Three Pendle charities got a boost as Pendle’s Mayor and Mayoress for May 2015 – May 2016 handed over cheques to their chosen causes.

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Nelson in the early hours of this morning.

Woman escapes from mid-terrace house blaze in Nelson

A woman climbed through the back window of her house to escape a blaze that started in her Nelson home in the early hours of this morning.

Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole £125 coat to pay for new benefits card

A one-time career crook whose offending is said to be “slowing down” stole a £125 coat from Boundary Mill in Colne – where he was barred from.

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Jealous Barnoldswick man attacked partner after night out

A “convivial” coach trip ended in violence when a jealous Barnoldswick dad attacked his then-partner, leaving her temporarily half-blinded, a court heard.

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