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Crews called out to Burnley house fire

A Burnley homeowner suffered smoke inhalation after a frying pan caught fire.

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Craig Whyte

Police warn public to stay away from wanted man

Police are hunting a man in connection with a violent break-in and assault.

Crime
Courtney Johnstone

Police appeal to find missing teenager

A teenage girl from Burnley has gone missing.

Crime
Picture: Lancashire Road Police

Arrest made after suspected stolen car is stopped in Preston

One person was 'detained' by police after a suspected stolen car was stopped in Preston earlier today.

Crime
The cast of "Annie"

Could your child be a 90s pop star?

A successful theatre company is looking for younger members to tread their first steps on the boards.
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The mosque in Brunswick Street

Mosque to open its doors this weekend

A Nelson mosque is to open its doors to the public as part of the “Visit My Mosque” campaign.

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Gamblers Anonymous member Paul Isherwood with President of the Pendleside Probus Alan Riley. (s)

Paul’s bid to stop child gambling addiction

Members of a Fence club were moved by the devastating yet uplifting tale of gambling addiction.

Lifestyle
Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
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Pendle Town Hall

Pendle in bid to breakaway from Lancashire County Council

Pendle Borough Council members have voted unanimously to kick off the process to break away from Lancashire County Council.

Politics
The Farnworth Rose team with a framed certificate from the hospice. (s)

Farnworth Rose staff ace bumper birthday charity challenge

It’s a double celebration for a group of kind-hearted Nelson colleagues marking both 10 years in business and 10 completed charity fund-raisers.

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Former England goalkeeper, Rachel Brown-Finnis.

From Burnley to BT Sport, Accrington to America: the Rachel Brown-Finnis story

It was in the playground as an 11-year-old that Rachel Brown-Finnis first found her feet - and hands - in football. But little did the boys who ushered her into playing in goal know, the girl playing football whom they saw as a "novelty" was a future England international.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief must pay back value of iron

A thief who stole a £90 Russell Hobbs iron from Sainsbury's in Colne, must pay its worth back.

Crime
Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Staff snapped shoplifter as police were 'too busy to attend'

Store staff took a picture of a prolific shoplifter when police couldn't attend "because of the weather", a court heard.

Crime
A food recall notice has been issued for the sweets produced by IKEA

IKEA recalls popular sweets over fears of rodent infestation

A food recall notice has been issued for a popular packet of IKEA sweets over fears of a mouse infestation, says the Food Standards Agency.
Business
Spamalot

Flatulent Frenchmen and killer rabbits coming to Colne

A musical version of a Monty Python classic is coming to a stage in Colne.

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A petrol station, shop and drive thru coffee shop could be created on the former St Teresa's Church site in Burnley

Petrol station and coffee shop plans could bring jobs boost to Burnley

A prominent Burnley site could be the location for a new petrol station, shop and drive-through coffee shop.
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The Flat Cap Pack

Pendle charity concert set to be night to remember

A charity concert taking place in Colne this weekend will feature a real eclectic mix of talent.
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Police are appealing for information

Police hunt for metal pole attacker

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked with a metal pole in the street.
Crime
Holiday sports camp a resounding success

Holiday sports camp a resounding success

Scores of children took part in a multi-sports camp during the half-term holidays.

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