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Disgraced hospital consultant who ripped off NHS gets unpaid work

A senior doctor who defrauded the NHS of nearly £12,000 to top up his £100,000 a year salary, has been given a suspended jail term.

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Hunt for missing sex offender

Hunt for missing sex offender

Police are appealing for information to trace a sex offender who is missing from Burnley.
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School Council members from Chatburn Primary School with MP Nigel Evans during his visit to the school

School trip to Parliament cancelled after deadly terror attack

A group of children from Chatburn Primary School could easily have been caught up in the horrors that engulfed London yesterday.
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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Police appeal after horse riders spooked

Police are appealing for witnesses after a trails bike rider spooked horse riders in Sabden.

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Alamzeb Khan pleaded guilty to four offences

Suspended sentence for man with illegal haul of counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

A man has received a suspended sentence for handling large quantities of illegal tobacco following an investigation by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service.
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Police arrest man

Colne man arrested on suspicion of attempted knifepoint robbery

A 36-year-old man from Colne has been arrested on suspicion of an attempted knifepoint robbery in Nelson.

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Do you recognise this pair?

Police release CCTV image of pair after alleged Clitheroe supermarket theft

Police are keen to speak to this man and woman after an alleged thieving incident in the town's Sainsbury's store on March 9th.

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The most recent incident happened on Thursday, March 9 when a man approached the front of a house on Winchester Avenue shortly before 10.30pm.

Police hunt possible 'serial flasher'

Police are appealing for information following reports of a possible serial flasher who is thought to have been targeting women in Hyndburn since 2011.
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Officers would like to speak to this man following an alleged assault in town

Police release CCTV images of man after assault

Do you recognise this man?

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Some 77 drivers were caught using their phone behind the wheel.

Police crack down on drivers using mobile phones

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.

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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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Police appeal for information after Range Rover thefts

Waddington Range Rover thefts spark police appeal

Police are appealing for information after two Range Rovers were stolen from an address in Waddington.

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Darren Price, 39, from Kirkby, went missing from HMP Kirkham on Tuesday, 7 March

APPEAL: Prisoner flees HMP Kirkham

Police have launched an appeal after a prisoner absconded from a North West prison.
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Crews believe the fire was started deliberately

Arson probe after caravan fire

An investigation is under way after a caravan was set on fire in Nelson, which spread to two nearby boats.
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Police are advising residents not to call the number.

Scam alert after reports of 'Facebook con'

Police in Lancashire have issued a scam alert after residents reported a suspicious Facebook con.
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Police issue scam call warning

Warning issued over phone scam

Police are warning residents to be on their guard following reports of a telephone scam.

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Police continue with their investigations

UPDATE - Man in hospital after possible 'machete attack and shooting' in Burnley

Detectives are appealing for information after a major incident in Burnley this afternoon in which at least one man was taken to hospital.
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Armed police and helicopter sent to major incident in Burnley

Armed police are at what appears to be a serious incident in Stroyan Street, Burnley.
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The 21-year-old will appear in court this morning (Saturday)

Burnley man in court today charged with attempted murder and other charges

Connor Watkinson (21), of Queen Victoria Road, will make his first appearance at Burnley Magistrates Court today (Saturday) charged with the attempted murder of a 27-year-old man, as well as the wounding and false imprisonment of a 34-year-old woman and the assault of a woman aged 48.

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