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Pendle Today
Driver who hid from police denies crashing car on M65was issued and he handed himself in to the police on Tuesday morning. The defen
Driver who hid from police denies crashing car on M65
Pendle Today / Posted 3 days ago
was issued and he handed himself in to the police on Tuesday morning. The defendant plans to appeal the conviction at Burnley Crown Court. Iqbal, who doesn’t accept he was driving the vehicle that crashed, was said to have been found hiding,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 41, jailed for sending sexual texts to teenage girls as a 'joke'it would be ‘a joke’ to send sexual texts to two teenage girls is now beginning
Man, 41, jailed for sending sexual texts to teenage girls as a 'joke'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
it would be ‘a joke’ to send sexual texts to two teenage girls is now beginning a 36-week prison sentence. Jailing him at Burnley Crown Court, Judge Beverley Lunt said it was concerning Dean Leyland didn’t appear to appreciate the seriousness of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'All four of you need to grow up' - judge describes row over ‘shoddy building’ as ‘absolute madness’Street, Nelson, looked on in horror as the fracas ended with victim Simon Fishe
'All four of you need to grow up' - judge describes row over ‘shoddy building’ as ‘absolute madness’
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Street, Nelson, looked on in horror as the fracas ended with victim Simon Fisher being kicked while he was on the ground, Burnley Crown Court was told. Mobile phone footage was captured of the incident by a worried bystander and eventually played... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 74, charged with indecent assaults on young boy at Blackburn magistratesyoung boy going back more than 50 years. Brian Scholes, of Milnshaw Gardens, A
Man, 74, charged with indecent assaults on young boy at Blackburn magistrates
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
young boy going back more than 50 years. Brian Scholes, of Milnshaw Gardens, Accrington, was adjourned and sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court where he will appear on September 21. The four offences of indecent assault on a boy under the age of 14... Read more
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Pendle Today
High speed chase driver (21) could be jailedfor a constable, no insurance and no licence, in Pendle Street, on August 5th.
High speed chase driver (21) could be jailed
Pendle Today / Posted 8 days ago
for a constable, no insurance and no licence, in Pendle Street, on August 5th. He has been unconditionally bailed until October 3rd when he will appear at Burnley Crown Court for sentence. The bench said its powers of punishment were not suffici... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Trio admit £35k motorhome and bike scamto claim he had motorbikes stashed in the Ford Transit vehicle when it was ‘sto
Trio admit £35k motorhome and bike scam
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
to claim he had motorbikes stashed in the Ford Transit vehicle when it was ‘stolen’, while on hire from a West Sussex firm, Burnley Crown Court was told. But police in East Lancashire were able to track down two of the bikes, both KTM off-roaders,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man broke blind girlfriend's arm and tried to strangle her after 'calling her a slag'could hear Anthony Jordan shout he was “going to kill” Tracy Ashworth during an
Man broke blind girlfriend's arm and tried to strangle her after 'calling her a slag'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
could hear Anthony Jordan shout he was “going to kill” Tracy Ashworth during an attack at his Accrington home, Burnley Crown Court was told. One resident immediately called the police when he saw Jordan’s hands around his girlfriend’s... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
JAILED: Sex attacker raped two girls as they slept at New Year’s Eve partyyears for sex attacks as they slept. Andrew Johnson struck after sharing New Y
JAILED: Sex attacker raped two girls as they slept at New Year’s Eve party
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
years for sex attacks as they slept. Andrew Johnson struck after sharing New Year’s Eve drinks with the pair, Burnley Crown Court was told. The women, who had been drinking Bacardi, each described how Johnson had taken advantage of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
‘Your Local Dealer Since 1989’ - Burnley men part of heroin gang jailed for more than 24 yearsasked to ring the ‘Cruise Line’ to obtain hard drugs, which was being sourced f
‘Your Local Dealer Since 1989’ - Burnley men part of heroin gang jailed for more than 24 years
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
asked to ring the ‘Cruise Line’ to obtain hard drugs, which was being sourced from a cul-de-sac in Bradford, through 2014. Burnley Crown Court was told how when detectives moved in to break up the network, they found one street pusher with a cap... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Care worker who stole from pensioner’s purse gets eight months' jailyou and you abused that trust in the most despicable possible way by persistent
Care worker who stole from pensioner’s purse gets eight months' jail
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
you and you abused that trust in the most despicable possible way by persistently stealing sums. The case was heard at Burnley Crown Court “In your not very frank interview with the police you thought you took about £100 but that’s highly... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Controversial farmer caught growing cannabis - a year after hosting £20,000 plant operationthe terms of his suspended sentence. He was bailed by magistrates to be dealt
Controversial farmer caught growing cannabis - a year after hosting £20,000 plant operation
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
the terms of his suspended sentence. He was bailed by magistrates to be dealt with for both of the current offences at Burnley Crown Court on September 19. The court date is the latest in a string of criminal and civil offences involving... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lancashire doctor suspended after grabbing patient during heated consultationwho was a trainee at the Hyndburn Medical Practices in Oswaldtwistle, insisted
Lancashire doctor suspended after grabbing patient during heated consultation
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
who was a trainee at the Hyndburn Medical Practices in Oswaldtwistle, insisted he never touched Sheena Cunningham during a Burnley Crown Court assault trial. MORE TOP STORIES: And Dr Bale, while being interviewed about the matter by a colleague... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Former gym worker cleared of all 18 sex abuse charges against young boysnine and 14, at Central Gym and the former Tone Zone at Duke Bar. But after he
Former gym worker cleared of all 18 sex abuse charges against young boys
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
nine and 14, at Central Gym and the former Tone Zone at Duke Bar. But after hearing evidence from all three accusers at a Burnley Crown Court trial, Parker, of Coal Clough Lane, was found not guilty of 17 offences of indecent assault and a charge... Read more
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Pendle Today
Trial date adjourned for modern slavery accusedtrial of Mohammed Riaz (53) and Khuram Riaz (27), both of Manchester Road, Nels
Trial date adjourned for modern slavery accused
Pendle Today / Posted 27 days ago
trial of Mohammed Riaz (53) and Khuram Riaz (27), both of Manchester Road, Nelson, was due to begin yesterday at Burnley Crown Court but it will now take place in January, 2017. The men were summonsed to court in November after charges... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn man raped schoolboy at New Year’s Eve party - then threatened him to keep quiet, court toldhas admitted being at the celebrations at a house in Accrington, to welcome in
Blackburn man raped schoolboy at New Year’s Eve party - then threatened him to keep quiet, court told
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
has admitted being at the celebrations at a house in Accrington, to welcome in 2014, and sharing bunk beds with the boy, Burnley Crown Court was told. But he has denied seriously sexually assaulting the youngster as they shared bunk beds after... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 33, accused of death of Haslingden manTaylor. Khan, of Highclere Road, Manchester, appeared before Burnley Magistrat
Man, 33, accused of death of Haslingden man
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
Taylor. Khan, of Highclere Road, Manchester, appeared before Burnley Magistrates where the case was moved for trial at Burnley Crown Court later this month. The incident happened near to the Jet petrol station at around 8pm on February 3. At... Read more

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