RAIDS on houses in Rossendale have uncovered at least £20,000 of cannabis.

More than 50 plants have been seized by police from Stacksteads, Whitworth and Shawforth. A drugs warrant was executed in Riverside Court, Shawforth, on Monday, and 15 cannabis plants were seized.

On Friday, 15 plants were recovered from a house in Ending Rake, in Whitworth.

A larger haul, 21 mature plants, was seized from a house in Farholme Lane, Stacksteads, on December 11.