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Mum attacked woman after 'bad mother' rumours

A tragic mum-of-two robbed of looking after her children by a cruel disease, attacked a woman after "bad mother rumours," a court was told.

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Have you seen this teenager who is missing from home?

Concern for missing teenager

Police are concerned for missing teenager Blake Martin (17) who was last seen four days ago.

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Police are searching for a teenager missing from his home in Nelson

Police appeal after teenager goes missing from home

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy went missing from home.

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Some of the knives handed in to Lancashire Police as part of Operation Sceptre.

Final chance to hand in weapons

This weekend is your final chance to offer up knives to Lancashire Police.
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A shop-lifter, who racked up 54 offences, was caught stealing in a supermarket wearing a hi-vis jacket.

Shop-lifter caught for 54th offence

A shoplifter was caught because he was wearing a hi- vis jacket, a court was told.

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A cleaner,  who stole a charity box from her own bank, put it down to the menopause

Woman blames menopause after stealing charity box from bank, court told

A middle-aged customer, who pinched a charity box containing £24 from her own bank, put it down to the menopause, a court heard.

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A mum of two, who cannot look after her children because of an hereditary disease, lashed out at another woman in the street

Court told how tragic mum lashed out after hearing hurtful rumours

A tragic mum-of-two, robbed of looking after her children by a cruel disease, attacked a woman after  " bad mother rumours," a court was told.
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A registered sex offender was told he was "reckless" by magistrates after he failed to tell police he had changed address.

Registered sex offender in court after failing to tell police he had moved house

A registered sex offender moved house in Burnley and didn't tell the police, a court heard.
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A court heard how the defendant had lost his job two days before he committed driving offences.

Learner driver had no insurance and false number plates, court told

An uninsured learner driver was caught using a Vauxhall Viva which had false number plates, a court heard.

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A Burnley woman wanted for harrassment has been found and arrested after a police appeal.

Wanted woman found and arrested

A woman, who was wanted on suspicion of harrassment, has been arrested.

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A court has heard how a convicted sex offender used a different name on a social media account without telling police.

Convicted sex offender in court for using a different name

A convicted sex offender, said to "fantasise" about a small child, used an Instagram account under a different name without telling police, a court heard.

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Police are appealing for help to trace wanted woman Debra Taylor-Webb

Police appeal for wanted woman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a 55-year-old wanted woman.

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Chief Inspector Jameel Murtza.

Lancashire Police land prestigious diversity award

Lancashire Constabulary has been celebrating its hard work surrounding diversity and inclusion after landing a top gong at a recent awards show.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley crook was trying to steal from car to pay for food

A crook with a long record for car-related crime was given a suspended jail term after striking again.

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The defendant had got behind with her council tax.

Drink-driving nursing student caught traveling at speed in Cliviger

A nursing assistant found over the drink-drive limit had drunk two pints of cider, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley rugby player got police officer in headlock during 'fracas'

A Burnley rugby player got a police officer in a headlock when he was arrested after a drink-drive motorbike accident, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk mum took child to pub

A Nelson mum on the drink all day took her little girl to the pub, where the woman was falling over drunk, a court heard.

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Police issue warning

Avoid Burnley roads unless necessary warn police

Police are urging motorists to only use roads around Burnley is absolutely necessary.

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A court heard how a man planned to kill himself in a motorway as he could not live with the guilt of cheating on his long term partner.

Love cheat plagued by guilt planned to take his own life, court told

A love-cheat, who planned to kill himself in a motorway smash because he couldn't live with the guilt, was caught over the drink- drive limit after he changed his mind, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Uninsured learner driver gave friend's details when stopped by police

A teenage driver panicked and gave an old school friend's details when stopped by the police, as he was a learner and wasn't insured, a court heard.
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