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Driving ban for student caught over drink-drive limit

A Clitheroe student was caught almost twice the drink-drive limit after he stopped to chat with his friend in a Spar car park, a court heard.

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Quad bikes targeted in theft spate

There have been 14 incidents involving the theft or attempted theft of quad and motocross type vehicles since the beginning of January.

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Todber Valley Caravan Park, Gisburn. (s)

Trio wanted after caravan site cash machine targeted

Police are appealing for information after a group of men attempted to break into a cash machine at a Ribble Valley caravan park.

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Do you  know this man?

Do you recognise this man?

Police would like to speak to him in connection with theft of electrical goods worth £500 from Boots, Clitheroe.

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A man has been sentenced to two years in prison for an unprovoked attack on a chef in Clitheroe.

Man jailed for two years after unprovoked attack on chef

A man who set upon a reveller as he walked home from a night out in Clitheroe has been jailed for two years.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Housing boss smashed into "love rival's" home

A drunken housing boss smashed her way into the home of a neighbour she was convinced was her love rival after she woke and found her partner was missing, a court heard.

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Train guard attacked by two men

Witness plea after train guard attacked

There were severe delays after a train guard was attacked by two men on the Clitheroe to Manchester service.

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Blackburn Rovers play Manchester United today at Ewood Park.

Policing plan in place for Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United game today

A large-scale policing operation is in place today for when Rovers face Manchester United at Ewood Park.

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Lorraine Wilson.

Solicitor recognised as expert to give elderly client advice

A Clitheroe solicitor has been recognised as a specialist in providing legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Todber Caravan Park in Burnley Road, Gisburn

Trio wanted after caravan park break-in

Police are appealing for information after a group of men attempted to break into a cash machine at a Ribble Valley caravan park.

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Investigation into car blaze

Investigation into car blaze

Police are looking into a fire which damaged three cars.

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Police investigate vandalism in the Ribble Valley

Vandalism in the Ribble Valley investigated

Motorists are being reminded to keep their cars locked at all times and to avoid leaving valuables on show.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Crook dropped TV on paedophile's head

An attacker who rang 999 and told police he had “dropped a television on a paedophile’s head,” is facing a jail term for what a judge said could be classed as hate crime.
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Police caught a drink driver who mistook the car wash for the McDonald;s drive through in Clitheroe

Drive through attempt was a wash out for motorist

A suspected drink driver who fancied a Big Mac came a cropper when he drove into a car wash last night (Friday).

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Five sheep have died

Five sheep killed in suspected dog attack in Valley village.

Police are urging dog owners to keep their dogs under control after five sheep were attacked and killed.

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Royal Preston Hospital

Doctor admits defrauding NHS out of £24k in ‘wages’

A hospital doctor from the Ribble Valley has pleaded guilty to defrauding the NHS of nearly £24,000.

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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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