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Lancashire Telegraph
Former gym worker accused of sexually molesting three young boys at fitness centresof sexually molesting three young boys in the 1990s after exercise sessions at
Former gym worker accused of sexually molesting three young boys at fitness centres
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
of sexually molesting three young boys in the 1990s after exercise sessions at two Burnley fitness centres. Jurors at Burnley Crown Court heard that Darren Parker allegedly preyed on the three, all younger than himself, at the former Tone... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
CLEARED: Young mum claims she ‘accidentally’ took picture of crown court judgecamera phone seized after she took a snap of Judge Graham Knowles QC, while her
CLEARED: Young mum claims she ‘accidentally’ took picture of crown court judge
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
camera phone seized after she took a snap of Judge Graham Knowles QC, while her older sister was giving evidence during a Burnley Crown Court trial. She always accepted taking the picture - but insisted it had happened while she was trying to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Accrington burglar wearing a balaclava was ‘walking his dog’ at 2amof Belfield Road, Accrington, pleaded guilty to burglary at Safehands Nursery w
Accrington burglar wearing a balaclava was ‘walking his dog’ at 2am
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
of Belfield Road, Accrington, pleaded guilty to burglary at Safehands Nursery with intent to steal. He was sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court to be sentenced. Kerry Grieve, prosecuting, said nothing had been stolen but £2,700 worth of damage had... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Drug dealer started to cry when caught red-handed with heroin and crack cocainedealer started to cry when caught red-handed trying to trade in heroin and crac
Drug dealer started to cry when caught red-handed with heroin and crack cocaine
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
dealer started to cry when caught red-handed trying to trade in heroin and crack cocaine on the streets of East Lancashire, Burnley Crown Court heard. Paul Freeman, then 20, insisted drugs and a mobile phone had been thrust upon him when he was... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'I just panicked' - young mum denies deliberately taking picture of judge during trialafter her father called her during the case and was trying to turn her mobile o
'I just panicked' - young mum denies deliberately taking picture of judge during trial
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
after her father called her during the case and was trying to turn her mobile off when she “accidentally” took the snap, Burnley Crown Court was told. She was sat in the public gallery while her sister, Nicole McKenzie, gave evidence during an... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
East Lancashire man, 72, accused of sexual offences dating back 45 yearsA MAN from East Lancashire is set to stand trial accused of sexual offences dat
East Lancashire man, 72, accused of sexual offences dating back 45 years
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
A MAN from East Lancashire is set to stand trial accused of sexual offences dating back up to 45 years. At Burnley Crown Court, Malcolm Duff, 72, pleaded not guilty to 25 charges of indecent assault on a girl in the Accrington area. Prosecutors say... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Control freak stole girlfriend's dog – and then launched a knife attack on herI’ll burn your house down.” O’Brien then changed his surname to Lewis by deed
Control freak stole girlfriend's dog – and then launched a knife attack on her
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
I’ll burn your house down.” O’Brien then changed his surname to Lewis by deed poll. He was jailed for five years at Burnley crown court after he admitted burglary, breaching a restraining order and possessing a bladed article. He was also... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burnley woman, 21, accused of sexually abusing 14-old boya 14-year-old boy. Burnley Magistrates Court heard allegations that 21-year-ol
Burnley woman, 21, accused of sexually abusing 14-old boy
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
a 14-year-old boy. Burnley Magistrates Court heard allegations that 21-year-old Charlene Louise Raw intentionally touched the boy in a sexual manner. Raw, of Forest Street, was sent on unconditional bail to Burnley Crown Court on August 1 for tri... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Warning issued as Blackburn men jailed for terrifying arson attacks32, pleaded guilty to arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered be
Warning issued as Blackburn men jailed for terrifying arson attacks
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
32, pleaded guilty to arson being reckless as to whether life was endangered before being dealt with at Burnley Crown Court. Recent official figures show the number of anti-social fires across Lancashire, up to April, rose to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
White sock fetish sex offender jailed for seven days after contacting 15-old boy on GrindrUniversity of Central Lancashire policing student in breach of a sexual harm pr
White sock fetish sex offender jailed for seven days after contacting 15-old boy on Grindr
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
University of Central Lancashire policing student in breach of a sexual harm prevention order, which had been imposed by a Burnley Crown Court judge last year to restrict his contact with underage teens. Kirk, who admitted being in breach of the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Ex-councillor could face jail over fraudon or between June 19th, 2011 and March 15th, 2014. The defendant, who had no
Ex-councillor could face jail over fraud
Pendle Today / Posted 21 days ago
on or between June 19th, 2011 and March 15th, 2014. The defendant, who had no previous convictions, will be sentenced at Burnley Crown Court, on August 22nd, after the bench said their sentencing powers were not adequate. Prosecutor Mr Andrew... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man left with fractured skull and bleed on the brain after attack inside barberswith grievous bodily harm with intent and appeared before Burnley Magistrates o
Man left with fractured skull and bleed on the brain after attack inside barbers
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
with grievous bodily harm with intent and appeared before Burnley Magistrates on Tuesday. He was sent in custody to Burnley Crown Court where he will face a trial on July 28. A 17-year-old boy from Nelson, who can not be named for legal... Read more
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Pendle Today
Pair accused of attack at hair salonvictim. Both defendants indicated not guilty pleas to the allegations. Sharif
Pair accused of attack at hair salon
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
victim. Both defendants indicated not guilty pleas to the allegations. Sharif was remanded in custody until a hearing at Burnley Crown Court on July 28th. The teenager was bailed on condition he lives and sleeps at his home, does not contact... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
JAILED: Grandmother left shaking with fear after neighbour pointed a ‘gun’ in her faceTracy Davy, fearful for her daughter Kirsty Ann and her 18-month-old grandson,
JAILED: Grandmother left shaking with fear after neighbour pointed a ‘gun’ in her face
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Tracy Davy, fearful for her daughter Kirsty Ann and her 18-month-old grandson, marched Simon Holden out of the house, Burnley Crown Court was told. Holden, 29, held the ‘gun’ just two feet from her face during the terrifying confrontation,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Accrington man caught with cannabis farm after police raid home23, of Robert Street, Accrington, pleaded guilty to producing cannabis and abst
Accrington man caught with cannabis farm after police raid home
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
23, of Robert Street, Accrington, pleaded guilty to producing cannabis and abstracting electricity. He was sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court to be sentenced. Dominic Howell, prosecuting, said officers discovered 11 cannabis plants growing in a... Read more

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