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Police probe suspected arson attack

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car in Nelson.

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Theft of essential equipment from mountain rescue team in Burnley

Heartless thieves have stolen valuable equipment vital to a local mountain rescue team.

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Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

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Police are asking householders to be more vigilant after a rash of burglaries over the last two months.

Police launch appeal after spate of burglaries across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Police have urged householders to be vigilant after a spate of break-ins across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley in the past two months.

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Susan Ashworth is awaiting her fate.

Case against bursar who stole £140,000 from school is adjourned

A former bursar who stole more than £140,000 from a primary school is still awaiting her fate after a delay in legal proceedings over the sums of money involved in the case.

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The National Rural Crime Survey launched yesterday.

Lancashire's National Rural Crime Survey aims to improve rural policing

After the National Rural Crime Survey launched yesterday, Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged people in provincial locations to have their say.
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Police are appealing for information after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe yesterday morning.

Police appeal after daring lorry raid at Ribble Valley beauty spot

Detectives are appealing for dash cam footage after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe.

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A gambling addict stole thousands from his Nelson employer to pay off debts, Burnley magistrates heard.

Court told how gambling addict stole thousands from Nelson firm

A gambling addict salesman at a Nelson firm pocketed more than £7,000 of his bosses' cash to pay off debts, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Banned driver was spotted outside Burnley club

A banned driver was caught after he went past Burnley Miners' Club and stewards spotted him, a court heard.

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The defendant was almost three times over the limit.

Colne father almost three times over drink-drive limit after 'tiff' with spouse

A retired engineer was caught almost three times the drink-drive limit after he crashed his van into two parked cars, a court heard.

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An amateur boxer was given a one year driving ban after he appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court

Amateur boxer handed driving ban in court

An amateur boxer, who prides himself on keeping fit, was found at the wheel with 15 times the specified amount of cannabis in his system.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley dog owner kicked woman who tried to stop dog attack

A woman whose Staffordshire Bull Terrier attacked a little dog booted a bank worker who tried to intervene.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley man claimed somebody had left cocaine in his car

A 31-year-old man caught with cocaine and cannabis claimed the cocaine wasn't his, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley mill burglar left trail of blood at premises

A Burnley mill burglar was questioned when he was in jail after he had left a trail of blood at the premises, a court heard.
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The aftermath of the burglary

Double whammy of floods and burglary put brakes on go-karting business

Just days after his Colne go-karting business was hit by floods, devastated owner Craig Gavagan has now had to face up to a break-in.
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Police appeal for help to find missing Burnley woman

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 20-year-old woman from Burnley.

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Police are appealing for information following the accident.

UPDATE: Police appeal after van driver crash

Police have issued an appeal for information after a van driver collided with a wall in Barnoldswick in the early hours of this morning.

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Police are appealing for witnesses.

UPDATE: Man critical after falling from taxi in Burnley

A man is in a critical condition after he fell from a taxi in Burnley in the early hours of this morning.
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There have been two serious crashes overnight.

Two serious accidents overnight in Burnley

Two bad crashes overnight in Burnley resulted in road closures and left one person with serious injuries.

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