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Sabden man treated for dog bite

A 77-year-old man was treated in hospital for facial injuries after being bitten by a dog.

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Police investigations are continuing into the incident

Man in hospital after suspected assault in Colne

A man has been rushed to hospital after a suspected assault in Colne this morning (Tuesday).

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Police issue a warning to parents in Clitheroe after damage is caused to building materials.

Building site warning to Clitheroe parents

Police are urging parents to talk to their children about the dangers of playing on building sites.

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Father Tony says all three children are doing their mother proud.

Brave Millie Kiss set to make West End debut

The brave daughter of a Ribble Valley mother, who tragically died in the Manchester Arena bombing, is set to make her dreams come true by appearing in her first West End show.
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Mark Baines

Lancashire Police launch knife amnesty campaign

Lancashire Police today launched a week-long crackdown on knife crime.

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Police are urging people to hand knives in

Hand your knives in

Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

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The council wants to tackle the scourge of dog poop in public

Proposal for tighter controls on dogs in public

A consultation into tighter controls on dogs in public has been launched by Ribble Valley Borough Council.

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Police Scotland said the man's body was found on land near Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

Body of missing Lancashire fisherman found after search

The body of a missing fisherman believed to be from Burnley has been recovered on land in Dumfries and Galloway.
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In April Jasper lost his leg after he was shot six times in a brutal air gun attack in Accrington.

More than 150 animals targeted in airgun attacks in Lancashire

Shocking new figures released by the RSPCA have revealed that over 150 animals have been targeted in airgun attacks across Lancashire over the past five years.

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Police are investigating an alleged rape

Man released in rape investigation

A man arrested as part of an investigation into an alleged rape in Burnley town centre has been released by police pending further inquiries.

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Jeff Hendrick

Clarets midfielder cleared in court

Clarets midfielder Jeff Hendrick has been found not guilty of violent disorder by a jury at the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin.
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Police issue urgent appeal to find Peter Nolan

Urgent police appeal to find missing Ribble Valley pensioner

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 68-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Bolton-by-Bowland.

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Clitheroe teenager appears before Burnley Magistrates.

Drunk Clitheroe shoplifter dragged back to shop

A drunk teenager who pinched a crate of Carlsberg from an off-licence was caught by a member of the public, who dragged him back to the shop.

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Police appeal after theft of quadbikes

Two quadbikes stolen from village

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after two quadbikes were stolen from a farm in Bolton-by-Bowland.

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Can you help the police catch the thieves involved in this Cowper Avenue burglary?

Police appeal after thieves break into Clitheroe house in broad daylight

Police are appealing for information after a house on a quiet residential street in Clitheroe was broken into in broad daylight.

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Terry Pickford ringing  a pergrine falcon - another endangered bird

Battle to save Bowland’s skydancers

A fourth Hen Harrier Day takes place in Bowland in August to highlight the plight of this disappearing bird of prey. FIONA FINCH reports on a local campaign to reclaim the AONB for this and other raptors.

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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan is retiring from Lancashire after more than 12 years at the helm and 41 years as a police officer.

Last day for Lancashire Chief Constable

Chief Constable Steve Finnigan is retiring from Lancashire after more than 12 years at the helm and 41 years as a police officer.

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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

Lancashire's top cop retires

The senior police officer who oversaw the Burnley Disturbances of 2001, Lancashire's Chief Constable Steve Finnigan, is to retire after more than 12 years at the helm and 41 years as a police officer.

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Carol Taylor's stolen bike

Appeal for return of stolen mountain bike

A Clitheroe woman is appealing for information which will lead to the whereabouts of her stolen mountain bike.

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Chief Constable Steve Finnigan

New role for retiring Chief Constable Finnigan

Lancashire’s retiring Chief Constable Steve Finnigan has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire.

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