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Drunk woman kicked police officer

A drunken woman booted an officer when she and a friend were separated by police after an early hours fall-out in Colne, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver was not insured

A Padiham drink-driver was caught because he wasn’t insured and police behind him carried out a check, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Sex offender failed to tell police he had moved

A convicted sex offender on the register for 10 years didn’t go to the police station to tell officers he had moved house, a court was told.
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Gary Fletcher

Burnley man convicted of killing partner

A 35-year-old man, described by police as "cold, callous and cruel", has been convicted of killing a woman in Burnley.
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Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Police are appealing for information after an elderly Colne couple were targeted in an "appalling" distraction burglary.
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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Police are investigating

Stolen cigarettes may be on sale

Police are warning the public about the possible sale of stolen cigarettes, following a burglary at a Burnley shop.

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Padiham

Bid to tackle crime in Padiham

A series of events is being held in Padiham over the coming weeks to highlight the work being done to combat crime and anti-social behaviour in the town.

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Police are investigating the report of an alleged rape in Clitheroe.

Police appeal after alleged rape of woman (18) in Clitheroe

Police have launched a witness appeal following a report of rape in Clitheroe.
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The lurcher dog is now said to be recovering

Abandoned dog with horrific injuries tied to tree

The RSPCA are investigating a shocking case in which a dog was left tied to a tree with horrific injuries, believed to have been caused by hunting.

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The new measures form part of efforts to bring down re-offending rates

Probation officers could bar offenders from drinking alcohol or gambling

Criminals could be barred from drinking alcohol or gambling after they are freed from prison under a new drive to tackle re-offending.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole meat from supermarket

A thief who stole meat worth £60 from Farmfoods was caught on CCTV.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man to face trial over knife allegations

A 41-year-old Burnley man is set to face trial over knife and breaker bar allegations.

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The defendant claimed he did nothit the victim hard and apologised.

Street cleaner punched in face after man stole his hat for 'a joke'

A Burnley street cleaner was left with a broken cheekbone after he was attacked by a man who had been out on the town all night, a court heard.

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The defendant was ordered to pay 46 compensation

Man steals alcohol after argument with partner

A Barnoldswick man who pinched alcohol to the tune of £46 from Asda had had a fall-out with his partner, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Engineer found with cocaine for stag do

A civil engineer found with cocaine had been handed it for energy on a "robust" stag weekend, Burnley magistrates were told.

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The defendant helped herself to serum and mascara, a court heard.

Burnley mum's £130 shoplifting spree

A mum who faces losing her home went on a £129.50 shoplifting trip to Boots as she had no food for her and her dog, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink driver was three times over limit

A suspected drink-driver who blew almost three times the limit after he crashed into a new car claimed he had had alcohol following the smash to calm his nerves, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man caught pleasuring himself in van

A man caught pleasuring himself in his van was parked right outside his mother-in-law's house and on a porn site logged into her wi-fi, a court heard.
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Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at mosques between March and July this year

Lancashire police force figures show fall in hate crimes targeting mosques

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled in 2017, up from 47 between March and June 2016 to 110 over the same period in 2017.

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