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Lancashire Telegraph
Fraudster who conned pensioner out of £10,000 tried to claim victim was losing his memoryroof at his Barrowford home. But a building surveyor later found this work was
Fraudster who conned pensioner out of £10,000 tried to claim victim was losing his memory
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
roof at his Barrowford home. But a building surveyor later found this work was worthless and the roof still needed fixing, Burnley Crown Court heard. Townson, 45, of Lower Clough Street, Barrowford admitted one count of fraud in relation to the... Read more
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Pendle Today
OAP attacked with dog lead in Burnley barin the town, on April 15th. The violence came less than two months after Whitt
OAP attacked with dog lead in Burnley bar
Pendle Today / Posted 2 days ago
in the town, on April 15th. The violence came less than two months after Whittaker was given a suspended sentence at Burnley Crown Court for walking into her ex-partner’s Burnley home wearing pink pyjamas, calmly going upstairs and stabbing... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burnley man who raped two friends as they slept after New Year’s Eve drinks facing jailwomen, who had been drinking Bacardi with Andrew Johnson, were able to give any
Burnley man who raped two friends as they slept after New Year’s Eve drinks facing jail
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
women, who had been drinking Bacardi with Andrew Johnson, were able to give any form of consent to the sexual intercourse, Burnley Crown Court was told. They described how they felt sleepy shortly after sharing a celebratory drink with Johnson,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Pizza chef pulled knife on father-of-two on school run after accusing him of ‘grassing’ him up to policehelp. Even Ahmad Algoof’s victim expressed concern for his mental state after
Pizza chef pulled knife on father-of-two on school run after accusing him of ‘grassing’ him up to police
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
help. Even Ahmad Algoof’s victim expressed concern for his mental state after the outburst outside his home in Accrington, Burnley Crown Court was told. Algoof, who was being investigated by police over cannabis production allegations, had... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burnley man who fractured cheek of man he mistook for love rival avoids jailBeards, 27, punched Reece Hopkinson without warning as he sat in a car outside
Burnley man who fractured cheek of man he mistook for love rival avoids jail
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Beards, 27, punched Reece Hopkinson without warning as he sat in a car outside a house in the town’s Windsor Street, Burnley Crown Court heard. He believed that Mr Hopkinson was his former partner’s new boyfriend and also dragged his victim... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Sisters and ex-boyfriends put lives at risk after they 'plotted to torch house in insurance scam', court toldheard a loud bang when the house in Cumberland Avenue, Clayton-le-Moors was tor
Sisters and ex-boyfriends put lives at risk after they 'plotted to torch house in insurance scam', court told
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
heard a loud bang when the house in Cumberland Avenue, Clayton-le-Moors was torched using an accelerant in April 2014, Burnley Crown Court. It is alleged that Samuel Todd, 26, and Ryan Ibbitson, 21, had started the fire after conspiring with... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Nelson man could face jail after making hoax bomb threat in townof no fixed address, pleaded guilty to making the hoax bomb threat in October l
Nelson man could face jail after making hoax bomb threat in town
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to making the hoax bomb threat in October last year when he appeared before a judge at Burnley Crown Court. MORE TOP STORIES: Defence counsel Hugh Barton said his client had a history of mental health problems,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Pair accuse man of New Year's Eve rape after sharing bottle of Bacardi with alleged attackerlast things each of the pair remember was sharing a bottle of Bacardi with thei
Pair accuse man of New Year's Eve rape after sharing bottle of Bacardi with alleged attacker
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
last things each of the pair remember was sharing a bottle of Bacardi with their alleged attacker, Andrew William Johnson, Burnley Crown Court was told. Later one of the women awoke to find Johnson fondling her, after apparently having sex with... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'A horrific catalogue of abuse' - man jailed for 10 years after raping 12-old girlsubjected his female victim to ‘a horrific catalogue of abuse over a number of
'A horrific catalogue of abuse' - man jailed for 10 years after raping 12-old girl
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
subjected his female victim to ‘a horrific catalogue of abuse over a number of years’. Wood appeared before a judge at Burnley Crown Court earlier this week where he was also convicted of carrying out eight sexual assaults on the same girl, who... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burglar who ransacked family home during £4,400 raid has prison term extendedif he continues to break into people’s homes then he could expect to be put beh
Burglar who ransacked family home during £4,400 raid has prison term extended
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
if he continues to break into people’s homes then he could expect to be put behind bars for five-year stretches in future. Burnley Crown Court heard that the Turner family left their house in Newchurch Road, Bacup, to attend a relative’s barbecue... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
JAILED: Man involved in five-car pile-up 'borrowed' brother's rented Mercedes before crashingMOTORIST involved in a five-car pile-up took a high-powered hire car rented by
JAILED: Man involved in five-car pile-up 'borrowed' brother's rented Mercedes before crashing
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
MOTORIST involved in a five-car pile-up took a high-powered hire car rented by his brother for a wedding before crashing. Burnley Crown Court heard Raja Oomur Munawwar, 26, ‘borrowed’ the Mercedes C63 without permission before careering into a... Read more
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express
Conman pretended he was an SAS soldier, diver and had FOUR degrees to woo womenof a luxury hotel and spa but he was unmasked as a fraud when it was discovered
Conman pretended he was an SAS soldier, diver and had FOUR degrees to woo women
express / Posted 14 days ago
of a luxury hotel and spa but he was unmasked as a fraud when it was discovered he could not even bake a tray of brownies. Burnley Crown Court this week heard that Walmsley used different names to avoid being tracked on internet search engines by... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Jail threat for Burnley drug dealer who hid heroin in bicycle tyreof cash – £531 in total – and arrested Conway, 36, on suspicion of possession w
Jail threat for Burnley drug dealer who hid heroin in bicycle tyre
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
of cash – £531 in total – and arrested Conway, 36, on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. Burnley Crown Court heard Conway had been bulk buying and supplying the drugs as he had a long standing addiction to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sex offender pretended to be Princess Diana's bodyguard to bed single motheras a fraud when it was discovered he couldn't even bake a tray of brownies. Wa
Sex offender pretended to be Princess Diana's bodyguard to bed single mother
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
as a fraud when it was discovered he couldn't even bake a tray of brownies. Walmsley duped single mums into bed Today at Burnley Crown Court, Walmsley - who used different names to avoid being tracked on internet search engines - was issued with... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
IN THE DOCK: 6 people who have appeared at Blackburn/Burnley courtsMichael Leech, 20, of Lion Street, Church, denied racially aggravated assault o
IN THE DOCK: 6 people who have appeared at Blackburn/Burnley courts
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Michael Leech, 20, of Lion Street, Church, denied racially aggravated assault on Zahid Hussain and chose trial at Burnley Crown Court when he appeared before Blackburn magistrates. Man denies threats JOSH Liam Fenton, 18, of Moor Close,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'An attack on a defenceless man' - woman jailed after stamping on man's head after he was knocked to flooranother man has been jailed. Tasmin Riley, of Beech Street, Accrington, was ha
'An attack on a defenceless man' - woman jailed after stamping on man's head after he was knocked to floor
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
another man has been jailed. Tasmin Riley, of Beech Street, Accrington, was handed the sentence by Judge Beverley Lunt at Burnley Crown Court having admitted to assaulting David Howard causing him actual bodily harm. Riley, who already had three... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'You buy one, you get one free' - former face of Safestyle UK found guilty of £58k tax fraudhe also earned £11,000 from being a matchday host and pitch-side presenter at n
'You buy one, you get one free' - former face of Safestyle UK found guilty of £58k tax fraud
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
he also earned £11,000 from being a matchday host and pitch-side presenter at numerous Burnley FC games at Turf Moor. Burnley Crown Court was told Brown failed to enter a tax return during the examined time period. When tax officers raided... Read more
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metro
TV advert double-glazing man convicted of £58k tax evasionsupports HTML5 video He was also found to have ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15,
TV advert double-glazing man convicted of £58k tax evasion
metro / Posted 20 days ago
supports HTML5 video He was also found to have ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15,000 stashed away in his bedroom wardrobe, Burnley Crown Court heard. Timothy Brennand, defending, said without an accountant or bookkeeper, Brown relied on his wife... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum drank 'everything she could' then stamped on a defenceless man's headRiley, of Accrington, Lancashire, repeatedly stamped and kicked victim David Ho
Mum drank 'everything she could' then stamped on a defenceless man's head
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Riley, of Accrington, Lancashire, repeatedly stamped and kicked victim David Howard outside Baggies in Great Harwood. Burnley Crown Court heard Riley was ‘very angry at the time of the incident’ and had been ‘drinking everything she could get... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Cousins who made £3m wiping four million miles off clocks of luxury cars will pay back just £90k£3million wiping four million miles off the clocks of luxury cars will pay back
Cousins who made £3m wiping four million miles off clocks of luxury cars will pay back just £90k
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
£3million wiping four million miles off the clocks of luxury cars will pay back just £90,000. A confiscation hearing at Burnley Crown Court ruled Nazim Hussain, 33, and Mohammed Aseeb Hussain, 30, must surrender their ‘available’ assets and pay... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man famous from double glazing ads dodged paying £58,000 taxhis Burnley home in February last year and found ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15
Man famous from double glazing ads dodged paying £58,000 tax
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
his Burnley home in February last year and found ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15,000 hidden inside a bedroom wardrobe, Burnley Crown Court heard. Jeff Brown shot to fame in the Safestyle adverts Brown, 51, of Prairie Crescent, pleaded guilty... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Buy one, get one free double-glazing advert man convicted of £58k income tax evasionhis Burnley home in February last year and found ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15
Buy one, get one free double-glazing advert man convicted of £58k income tax evasion
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
his Burnley home in February last year and found ‘bundles of cash’ of up to £15,000 hidden inside a bedroom wardrobe, Burnley Crown Court heard. Brown, 51, of Prairie Crescent pleaded guilty to six counts of being knowingly concerned in the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Burnley woman who grew ‘sophisticated’ cannabis farm in her basement faces jailhad been by-passed. Jacques admitted producing cannabis and abstracting electr
Burnley woman who grew ‘sophisticated’ cannabis farm in her basement faces jail
Pendle Today / Posted 26 days ago
had been by-passed. Jacques admitted producing cannabis and abstracting electricity, on March 10th and was committed to Burnley Crown Court to be sentenced in June. Prosecutor Mrs Kerry Grieve told the court police went to the defendant’s house... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prisoner who hurled boiling water over nurse has sentence upped by 11 yearsHe was convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent at a trial at Burnley Crow
Prisoner who hurled boiling water over nurse has sentence upped by 11 years
Daily Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
He was convicted of grievous bodily harm with intent at a trial at Burnley Crown Court in February. But all three of them agreed with Attorney General Jeremy Wright that the 27-year-old's custodial term was insufficient and agreed to bolt on another... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Prisoner who threw boiling water at nurse sees 'soft' sentence hiked upshe was left severely psychologically scarred by her ordeal. Byrne, 27, was se
Prisoner who threw boiling water at nurse sees 'soft' sentence hiked up
Liverpool Echo / Posted 28 days ago
she was left severely psychologically scarred by her ordeal. Byrne, 27, was sentenced to seven years and eight months at Burnley Crown Court in February after he admitted wounding with intent. Condemned as a danger to society, he was also... Read more
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Pendle Today
Jail for Colne thug who left victim fearing for her life?1st and March 1st. He is in breach of a crown court suspended sentence as a res
Jail for Colne thug who left victim fearing for her life?
Pendle Today / Posted 28 days ago
1st and March 1st. He is in breach of a crown court suspended sentence as a result of the offences and was committed to Burnley Crown Court for sentence in June. He was warned by Deputy District Judge Rod Ross that custody was not being ruled... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Pensioner avoids jail after attacking husband with meat tenderiser for watching pornmetal hammer during the attack at their home in March. After admitting the cha
Pensioner avoids jail after attacking husband with meat tenderiser for watching porn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
metal hammer during the attack at their home in March. After admitting the charge of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm at Burnley Crown Court she was given a 10 months suspended prison sentence, a £350 fine and a £100 victim surcha... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Teen admits causing death of 'sweet and caring’ schoolgirl while driving dangerouslyafter he admitted to causing the death of nine-year-old Aleena Kausar in Bacup
Teen admits causing death of 'sweet and caring’ schoolgirl while driving dangerously
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
after he admitted to causing the death of nine-year-old Aleena Kausar in Bacup Road, Rawtenstall on September 18. Burnley Crown Court heard Manir, formerly of Beech Street, Rawtenstall, but now of Chatsworth Street, Keighley, was driving... Read more
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thebee
Man admits to causing death of Rossendale schoolgirlin Rossendale last September. A second man, 22 year old Mohsen Saddique denied
Man admits to causing death of Rossendale schoolgirl
thebee / Posted 30 days ago
in Rossendale last September. A second man, 22 year old Mohsen Saddique denied the same charge and will stand trial at Burnley Crown Court in November. Manir, formerly of Beech Street, Rawtenstall, was driving an Audi A5 at the time and... Read more
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Pendle Today
Mum and daughter shoplifters stole top quality gin and vodkaon her record, was fined £120, with a £20 victim surcharge and was told to pay
Mum and daughter shoplifters stole top quality gin and vodka
Pendle Today / Posted 30 days ago
on her record, was fined £120, with a £20 victim surcharge and was told to pay £101.44 compensation. Leah George, in breach of the suspended sentence, was committed to Burnley Crown Court to be sentenced in June. The BMW driver was never... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 19, admits causing death of nine-old schoolgirl Aleena Kausarcausing the death of a Rossendale schoolgirl by dangerous driving last autumn.
Man, 19, admits causing death of nine-old schoolgirl Aleena Kausar
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
causing the death of a Rossendale schoolgirl by dangerous driving last autumn. Adil Manir, 19, appeared before a judge at Burnley Crown Court where he admitted to causing the death of nine-year-old Aleena Kausar in Bacup Road on September... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 19, admits causing death of nine-old schoolgirl Aleena Kausercausing the death of a Rossendale schoolgirl by dangerous driving last autumn.
Man, 19, admits causing death of nine-old schoolgirl Aleena Kauser
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
causing the death of a Rossendale schoolgirl by dangerous driving last autumn. Adil Manir, 19, appeared before a judge at Burnley Crown Court where he admitted to causing the death of nine-year-old Aleena Kauser in Bacup Road on September... Read more
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express
Grandmother launches bloody attack on husband after catching him watching pornwas spared jail despite repeatedly bashing 78-year-old Gordon over the head at
Grandmother launches bloody attack on husband after catching him watching porn
express / Posted 1 months ago
was spared jail despite repeatedly bashing 78-year-old Gordon over the head at their Lancashire home after "seeing red". Burnley Crown Court heard how Mr Holmes ran out in the street bleeding and told neighbours his wife had gone "mad".Related... Read more

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