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Gardener’s appeal after thieves steal van

A landscape gardener is asking people to keep a look out for his van after it was stolen while he was finishing off a job in Clitheroe this week.

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Care manager jailed after admitting theft of £35,000 from vulnerable victims

Care manager jailed after admitting theft of £35,000 from vulnerable victims

A care manager whose job was to look after the bank accounts of vulnerable people in Burnley has been jailed for 14 months after admitting stealing £35,395 from them.

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The air ambulance attended the A59 smash.

Road reopens following A59 smash

The A59 has just reopened following a crash involving four people near the McDonald’s restaurant roundabout.

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A woman has died in police custody.

Investigation launched into death of woman in police custody

A 35-year-old woman has died after being found unresponsive in the cells of a Lancashire police station.
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Warning after cold call scam

Warning after cold call scam

Members of the public are being warned to be vigilant after a cold call scam in Burnley.

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Police appeal after Burnley schoolgirl touched inappropriately

Police appeal after Burnley schoolgirl touched inappropriately

Police are appealing for help to identify a man after a schoolgirl was approached and touched inappropriately on her way to school.

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The damage to the pitch at Roefield.

Sports pitch out of action due to ‘thoughtless’ vandals

Vandals have caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to a Clitheroe sports pitch after using it as a race track.

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Matthew Alston died in a car crash the morning after a night out. Credit: Lancashire police.

Teen’s tragic death is stark reminder on why not to drink or drug drive

A young Ribble Valley man’s tragic story is being highlighted in Lancashire police’s clampdown on drink and drug driving in the run up to Christmas.

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Motorists are being warned to avoid the Portfield Bar area of Whalley.

Motorists warned of delays after two-car smash

All three emergency services are dealing with the aftermath of a serious accident in the Ribble Valley.

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Burnley Magistrates Court

Banning order for teen Clarets fan

A teenage Clarets fan has received a three year football banning order after joining in a brawl with rival supporters.

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Sex offender handed himself in

Sex offender handed himself in

A sex offender wanted by police has handed himself in.

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David Taylor is wanted by Lancashire Police

UPDATE: Sex offender wanted on recall caught in Burnley

Police have caught missing sex offender David Taylor in the Burnley area.
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Student’s birthday bike stolen

Student’s birthday bike stolen

A student is appealing for help after his prized motorbike was stolen in Burnley.

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Man wanted for two assaults

Man wanted for two assaults

Have you seen this man?

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Pam Briggs

Overnight new digest - Family of tragic ex-nurse want answers, pensioner dies after being hit with car, and more ex-footballers speak out about 'abuse'

Catch up with all the latest national and regional news with our morning roundup
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Police hunting sex offender from Burnley

Police hunting sex offender from Burnley

Police are appealing for information about a missing sex offender from Burnley wanted on recall to prison.

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Kyle Killian is wanted by the police

Offender jailed for sexual activity with a child under 16 wanted by police

A 22-year-old man with links to the Burnley area is wanted by police for failing to comply with his sex offender notification requirements.
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Sex offender with links to Burnley wanted by police

Sex offender with links to Burnley wanted by police

A 22-year-old man with links to the Burnley area is wanted by police for failing to comply with his sex offender notification requirements.

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Carl Tanner

Robber who absconded from Kirkham Prison arrested in Blackburn

Carl Tanner who absconded from Kirkham Prison on 23 November was arrested in Blackburn on Sunday evening.

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Police would like to identify these women.

CCTV appeals - Lancashire Police would like to speak to these people - can you help?

The police have issued the following CCTV images of people from the Lancashire area that they would like to speak to.

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