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Rogue traders warning to residents across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Trading Standards are warning residents across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley to beware of rogue traders, following an increase in reports of doorstep crime.

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Police are looking into an arson attack in the early hours of the morning in Nelson.

Police probe suspected arson attack

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car in Nelson.

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Theft of essential equipment from mountain rescue team in Burnley

Heartless thieves have stolen valuable equipment vital to a local mountain rescue team.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Fire crews attended

Arson attack at Burnley recycling centre

An arson attack has been carried out at a commercial premises in Burnley.
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The charged man has been remanded to appear at Blackburn Magistrates' Court on Monday (April 23).

REGIONAL: Man charged after serious assault in Lancashire

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Lancashire have charged a man.
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Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

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Police are asking householders to be more vigilant after a rash of burglaries over the last two months.

Police launch appeal after spate of burglaries across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Police have urged householders to be vigilant after a spate of break-ins across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley in the past two months.

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Susan Ashworth is awaiting her fate.

Case against bursar who stole £140,000 from school is adjourned

A former bursar who stole more than £140,000 from a primary school is still awaiting her fate after a delay in legal proceedings over the sums of money involved in the case.

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The National Rural Crime Survey launched yesterday.

Lancashire's National Rural Crime Survey aims to improve rural policing

After the National Rural Crime Survey launched yesterday, Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged people in provincial locations to have their say.
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Police are appealing for information after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe yesterday morning.

Police appeal after daring lorry raid at Ribble Valley beauty spot

Detectives are appealing for dash cam footage after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe.

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A gambling addict stole thousands from his Nelson employer to pay off debts, Burnley magistrates heard.

Court told how gambling addict stole thousands from Nelson firm

A gambling addict salesman at a Nelson firm pocketed more than £7,000 of his bosses' cash to pay off debts, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Banned driver was spotted outside Burnley club

A banned driver was caught after he went past Burnley Miners' Club and stewards spotted him, a court heard.

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An amateur boxer was given a one year driving ban after he appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court

Amateur boxer handed driving ban in court

An amateur boxer, who prides himself on keeping fit, was found at the wheel with 15 times the specified amount of cannabis in his system.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley dog owner kicked woman who tried to stop dog attack

A woman whose Staffordshire Bull Terrier attacked a little dog booted a bank worker who tried to intervene.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley man claimed somebody had left cocaine in his car

A 31-year-old man caught with cocaine and cannabis claimed the cocaine wasn't his, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley mill burglar left trail of blood at premises

A Burnley mill burglar was questioned when he was in jail after he had left a trail of blood at the premises, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver had lost her son year before

A drink-driver caught at Eastern Avenue Garage in Burnley lost her son a year before, a court heard.

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The aftermath of the burglary

Double whammy of floods and burglary put brakes on go-karting business

Just days after his Colne go-karting business was hit by floods, devastated owner Craig Gavagan has now had to face up to a break-in.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Young woman attacked other woman with hockey stick

A woman launched a “terrifying” hockey stick attack on a friend after turning up at her home with her mum, a court heard.

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