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2014/09/10 08:58
2014/09/10 08:58
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A SEX attacker who targeted and terrorised a vulnerable woman, threatening her with rape in her own home, was jailed for 20 months. Francis Smedley, 39, who struck while the victim’s daughter was...
2014/09/10 08:58
2014/09/10 08:58
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2014/09/09 08:58
2014/09/09 08:58
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A KNIFEMAN who stabbed a Great Harwood schoolboy in the back in a fight over smashed windows has been jailed for 16 months. Fruit and vegetable deliverer, Asim Shah, 19, had plunged the sharp blade...
2014/09/08 10:58
2014/09/08 10:58
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AN alcoholic who launched a brutal and unprovoked street attack on a vulnerable brain injured man could have killed him, a court heard. Burnley Crown Court was told how victim Leonard Burgess, 39,...
2014/09/06 11:58
2014/09/06 11:58
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MODEL aircraft enthusiast Michael Parkinson’s legal bid to shoot down a council ban on flying his planes on public land failed to get off the ground yesterday. A judge gave him 28 days to get his...
2014/09/05 10:17
2014/09/05 10:17
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A man who denied drink driving was rumbled after officers found him ‘clenching’ the car keys up his bottom. Kyle Cooper, of Haywood Road, Accrington was arrested by police minutes after they had been...
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2014/09/04 15:58
2014/09/04 15:58
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A DRUG addicted raider who brought terror to a family home when the victim found him in the back yard and then his bedroom, is behind bars. Burnley Crown Court was told how father-of-four Daniel...
2014/09/04 12:58
2014/09/04 12:58
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A FATHER-of-three brought terror to a new mum's home after turning up at night, threatening to shoot her and her partner, after a 'perceived slight,' a court heard. Burnley Crown Court was told how...
2014/09/04 09:58
2014/09/04 09:58
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A SELF-STYLED ‘Paedophile Hunter’, who poses online as a youngster in order to ensnare ‘sexual predators’ up and down the country, has been told by Lancashire Constabulary that his undercover stings...
2014/09/04 05:58
2014/09/04 05:58
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A DISGRACED former NHS officer who forged her ex-prison officer lover's signature in a £62,000 identity and mortgage scam has been jailed for two years. Michelle Whitham, 41, re-mortgaged the...
2014/09/03 08:58
2014/09/03 08:58
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A 31-YEAR-OLD man was spotted kissing and cuddling a 15-year-old girl on a bus by a special constable. Amjid Hussain, who had sent the teenager sex texts, had been served with two Child Abduction...
2014/09/02 18:51
2014/09/02 18:51
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Career crook with over 160 offences dodges jail AGAIN A CAREER crook with a 40 year criminal history has dodged jail yet again after a judge admitted: "Nobody wants to send you to...
2014/09/02 09:58
2014/09/02 09:58
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A PROLIFIC crook who raided Burnley’s Towneley Sports Pavilion was slammed by the town’s resident judge, who said the community had to foot the bill. Drug addict Wayne Sawley, who has a long criminal...
2014/09/01 08:58
2014/09/01 08:58
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A DRUNKEN delivery driver terrorised a lone young assistant in a village shop, a court heard Nathan Chambers, 25, repeatedly went into the premises and was rowdy and swearing. He told the victim he...
2014/08/31 09:17
2014/08/31 09:17
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A dog owner performed surgery on his injured pet – without anaesthetic. David Duckworth, 23, put 15 stitches in lurcher Tess’s chest after giving penicillin, which he wrongly thought would dull the...
2014/08/29 08:58
2014/08/29 08:58
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A TAXI driver has admitted attempted sexual assault on an undercover police officer 11 months after he was cleared of sexually assaulting a teenager. Jamil Iqbal, 41, had invited the woman into the...
2014/08/28 05:58
2014/08/28 05:58
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THOUSANDS of East Lancashire Muslims planning pilgrimages to the Mecca have been warned about bogus packages. It follows Trading Standards officers finding that 23 agents in Blackburn with Darwen,...
2014/08/26 08:58
2014/08/26 08:58
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A DRUGS gang which recruited members from those who owed debts to its leader has been sent to prison for a total of almost 25 years. The group peddled heroin, cocaine and cannabis on the streets of...
2014/08/24 18:58
2014/08/24 18:58
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Padiham sex offender warned of ‘extremely substantial’ jail Padiham sex offender warned of ‘extremely substantial’ jail A CONVICTED sex offender has been told he is facing an ‘extremely substantial’...
2014/08/24 08:58
2014/08/24 08:58
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Colne factory worker knocked out after single punch Colne factory worker knocked out after single punch A FACTORY worker who knocked a man unconscious with a single punch outside an East Lancashire...
2014/08/22 12:58
2014/08/22 12:58
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Man left with broken cheek after East Lancs hotel jukebox row Man left with broken cheek after East Lancs hotel jukebox row A DRUNKEN attacker who left an HGV driver with a broken cheek after a row...
2014/09/10 08:58
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