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The air ambulance

Head-on smash in Burnley road

Two motorists were injured on a Burnley road this morning at rush hour following a head-on collision.

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We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

An overhaul of the ambulance service’s response to emergency calls has been introduced following trials which have shown giving more time to operators leads to better care. Michael Holmes reports
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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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DJ Paul Taylor

Beats Cancer: DJ Paul Taylor to rock Castle

Paul Taylor and Judge Jules will be spinning the vinyl in aid of cancer research at Clitheroe Castle tomorrow.

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Oasish

Burnley Live to rock town

Queen’s Park plays host to a rocking tribute triple header this evening.

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Police officers tell members of the public to leave the scene in a street in Barcelona, Spain

Dozens injured in suspected terror attack

Dozens of people have been injured in Barcelona after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a suspected terror attack.

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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.

Crime
Sue Thompson, head of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, during preparations for her 140 mile sponsored walk with consultant oncologist Dr Gerry Skailes,

Cancer boss stepping out to raise £1.5m for foundation that has helped thousands

A head of a specialist cancer treatment foundation is taking a challenge to raise £1.5m to celebrate its 20th anniversary in her stride, literally.

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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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Burnley College students celebrate their results

A-mazing results for proud college

Elated Burnley College Sixth Form students and teachers are celebrating an exceptional year of A Level success with a record number of students achieving the highest possible A* and A grades.

Education
Burnley Civic Trust is hoping to make old photographs like this - of lower St James Street, Burnley - available online for public viewing. (s)

Your opinion needed on history project

Have your say on a potential new website for old pictures of Burnley and Pendle.

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Victoria Stanworth (left) and Darcy Hill are thrilled with their A'level results at Thomas Whitham Sixth Form in Burnley.

Results add up to 100 % pass rate in Maths at Thomas Whitham Sixth Form

Fantastic results were being celebrated by staff and students at Burnley’s Thomas Whitham Sixth Form.

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Padiham Town Hall

Countdown for re-opening of Padiham Town Hall two years after it was hit by floods

Padiham Town Hall, one of the worst hit casualties of the Boxing Day floods in 2015, is due to re-open in November. almost two years after the disaster.

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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.

Crime
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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Red haired Adele before she shed an incredible six stone.

Woman of the Year award for Burnley super slimmer Adele

A cutting comment about her weight from a close friend was the final straw for hairdresser Adele Cockcroft who had battled with her weight all her life.

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Towneley Hall

Uncover Towneley Hall’s fascinating history

What does a renowned scientist, the last man to be hanged, drawn and quartered in Britain, and an antiques collector have in common?

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Mike Holden

Burnley man trumps the President on Twitter

With one, mistimed and very unfortunate tap on his phone US President Donald Trump has turned an obscure Burnley IT consultant into an overnight Twitter sensation.
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