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Man chokes and kicks dogs in Padiham

The RSPCA are appealing for information after a man allegedly choked and kicked two dogs in Padiham.

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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

More than £34,000 has been raised for the family of a "much-loved" seven-year-old boy killed in the Barcelona terror attack.
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The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Hate crime perpetrated on social media must be taken as seriously as "offline" offences, new guidelines for prosecutors say.
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Have you seen Olivia?

UPDATE: Missing three-year-old Burnley girl found

A three-year-old girl who went missing from an address in Burnley has been found safe and well.
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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man suffers fractured skull after sickening takeaway assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted at a takeaway in Colne.

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Nobody is believed to have been seriously hurt

Road blocked after two-car collision

A busy Burnley road was blocked after a two-car collision today.

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The woman will appear at Burnley Crown Court

Padiham woman accused of sex with boy

A woman from Padiham has been charged with having sex with an underage boy.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver crashed into signpost

An early hours drink-driver who crashed into a signpost abandoned his Kia Sportage but later admitted he had been at the wheel, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Electrician caught drink-driving

An electrician caught more than twice the drink-drive limit was seen travelling erratically in the early hours by a police officer, a court heard.

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Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

A drugs gang who were part of a conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs throughout the north west have been jailed for a total of more than 40 years, say police.
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Police hunting wanted Burnley man

Police hunting wanted Burnley man

Police are appealing for help to trace a man who is wanted in Burnley.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley woman denies money-laundering charge

A Burnley woman appeared before the town’s magistrates’ court, accused of a £9,000 money laundering allegation.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Huge dog sunk teeth into woman on walk

A dog called Obama which “sank its teeth” into a mum as she protected her children, will not be put down.

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The cannabis farm

Police seize 500 cannabis plants from Padiham house

Police officers, acting on a public tip-off, have arrested a teenager after uncovering a huge cannabis farm in Padiham.

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Chris Parker

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

"Homeless hero" Chris Parker said "I have done nothing. Absolutely nothing" after he was accused in court of stealing from two people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing

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Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Computer tablets have been thrown into prison grounds in the latest example of contraband smuggling to hit the jail estate.

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261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

The number of cats stolen in the UK jumped by 40% in two years, a new study has revealed.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Pensioner denies assault

A Burnley pensioner is awaiting trial, accused of attacking a man in the town.

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Thieves raided Emma--Louise Clegg's shop, Good Buyz in Padiham, and stole thousands of pounds worth of designer trainers and shoes.

Shop owner stands defiant against raiders

A shop owner, whose premises were raided by thieves who helped themselves to thousands of pounds worth of designer shoes and trainers, has vowed it is business as usual.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

eBay fraudster left student struggling for money

An eBay fraudster who claimed several victims left a student struggling for money in a laptop and iPhone scam, a court heard.

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