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Burnley

JAILED: David Hodgson-Smith

Father-of-two caught burglar asleep on his couch - and called police when he couldn't wake him

An investigation is now being led by the RSPCA

Dead dog found stuffed inside suitcase by horrified walker

White chalk markings have been discovered on the rear gates of several properties

Police left baffled by mysterious markings on residents' walls

IN THE MIX: Oliver Sanderson conjures up a Burnley bling using Benedictine and other ingredients

BURNLEY BLING: Introducing the town's newest Bénédictine cocktail...

PC Sandham hailed the CESAR scheme

Farmer tracks stolen quad bike to back street using satellite signal

SCAM: Wayne Kinvig

Charity scammer jailed after claiming to be collecting for disabled brother

WE’RE ON THE BALL: Martin Wilkinson with sons Mikey, 11, and eight-year-old Max. He is now aiming to pass on his tricks of the goalkeeping trade

Burnley goalkeeping coach aiming to pass on tricks of the trade from Grobbelaar and Corrigan

YOU’RE ALL STARS: Cheerleaders at Brunshaw Primary School, Burnley, in action at their school.

VIDEO: Burnley cheerleading troupe take gold at Manchester Velodrome

CHEERS! Alan Simpson, third right, celebrates with Anthony Fairclough and the commercial team

Team of eight runners from Burnley FC’s commercial department raise £25,380

GANGSTERS’ MOLLS: Laura Woodvine, Claire Birmingham and Holly Considine go back to the 1920s

Gangster theme casino night a big hit at Turf Moor

The flashmob style dance in full swing

Burnley dancers on a market mission for Pendleside Hospice funds

An address in St James Street, Blackburn was searched as well as another address in Ford Street in Burnley

Man arrested and charged with human trafficking offence after woman rescued

Ofsted inspectors give Burnley nursery better rating

Ofsted inspectors give Burnley nursery better rating

The alarm was raised by a passer by at around 8.30pm on Thursday

Suspected arsonist caught on camera after fire he started almost caused explosion

CALLOUS: St Stephen’s Church, Burnley, which was burgled after the funeral of the Rev Lawrence Laycock

IS NOTHING SACRED? Church broken into and ransacked just hours after funeral of much-loved vicar

Evans has been ruled not fit to plead by the courts

Arsonist watched his own flat burn after starting three separate fires

There will be tasty cakes and artisan bread, artwork and antique items

Artisan market set to arrive in Burnley

Arsonist set fire to his home

Arsonist set fire to his home

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Off-road bikes will be crushed after Burnley race

Former Clarets chairman given honorary membership by supporters group

Former Clarets chairman given honorary membership by supporters group

Sat-navs and cash were taken from vehicles

Spate of car break-ins and burglaries in broad daylight

MATCH OF THE JAY: Rodriguez and new wife Simone at the Ribble Valley ceremony

MATCH OF THE DAY: Former Claret Jay Rodriquez ties the knot with Burnley girl

MASTERCLASS: Anderson with Ibrahim Rehman, Claudia Bentham, Joseph Brierley and Francesca Davies

VIDEO: England cricket star James Anderson surprises pupils at his old school

VENTURE: Customer Vikki Stansfield with Clare Greaves, who has set up Blissful Bodies at Business First Centre in Burnley

LIPO FREEZE: Mum-of-three opens East Lancashire's first 'fat-freezing' clinic

JAILED: Defendant Milan Olejar

Spurned husband held kitchen knife to wife's throat after insisting she was having affair

The woman suffered a broken nose when punched at 4am

Man hands himself in after woman assaulted outside takeaway

A police investigation remains ongoing

Two bailed after man stabbed multiple times in town centre

JAILED: Crack dealer Abdul Ahad, 20, gave himself in to police

JAILED: Young crack cocaine dealer gave himself up to police in ‘bizarre’ circumstances

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Peter Pike remains chair of Burnley Labour Party

Sophie Louise Cooke, 21, of Hawarden Street, Nelson, was originally charged with encouraging the commission of a scheduled offence

Suspected paedophile seriously assaulted in house

Mark Donaldson removes the window pane from the house in Burnley

YOU'VE BEEN FRAMED! Burglar filmed by neighbour removing back window to break into house

SCENE: The Old Hameldon High School building

Arson attack on former school building set to be demolished to make way for controversial free school

Man lured to house and tortured

Man lured to house and tortured

Former school set on fire by arsonists

Former school set on fire by arsonists

Undated generic photo of a man using a computer.  Online spending is set to rise as buyers become less worried about internet fraud, research claimed Monday July 4 2005. More than half of online shoppers said they now spent more than they did 12 months ag

Burnley Council closes in on Twitter milestone

Generic image of burger and chips. Britain needs a national food policy, overseen by a Cabinet-level minister with responsibility for improving every aspect of the nation's diet, a senior Liberal Democrat peer argued Friday June 18, 2004. Baroness Miller

Residents enjoy Big Lunch to bring community closer

Burnley wind farm boss shocked at Government move

Burnley wind farm boss shocked at Government move

Algarve cash boost for sister Gail’s hospice fund

Rossendale father and son jailed over international cigarette smuggling operation

Rossendale father and son jailed over international cigarette smuggling operation

Much-loved priest and family man loses battle with cancer

Much-loved priest and family man loses battle with cancer

Top Burnley nightclub closed and building repossessed

Top Burnley nightclub closed and building repossessed

Burnley company director turned cleaner in 31k benefits con

Company director turned cleaner in 31k benefits con

Rescue drama after candles spark blaze

Rescue drama after candles spark blaze

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Extra space wanted for surgery

Motorist 'was brought to his senses' when weapon was pointed at vehicle

Young drink-driver stopped by officer with a gun

Burnley parents lose the right to bring up their children

Burnley parents lose the right to bring up their children

Coroner calls for defibrillators on aircraft after mother of two died three hours into flight to Lanzarote

Coroner calls for defibrillators on aircraft after mother of two died three hours into flight to Lanzarote

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Controversial plans to create a central database of patients' records are being re-launched

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17-Year-old admits to hard drugs sales

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