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Rishton

Roebuck Inn, Rishton

Man threatened to burn down pub after indecently exposing himself to woman driver with kids in car

BURNT-OUT: Two cars inside the workshop that was hit by a blaze. Six vehicles are thought to have been badly damaged

UPDATE: Six vehicles destroyed as fire rips through Rishton garage workshop

Inquiries are ongoing to formally identify the man

UPDATE: Man's body found in Leeds Liverpool canal

PICTURE: The woman

POLICE APPEAL: Search for dog walker after woman’s purse containing £350 cash stolen

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The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Deadline looms for views on canal plan

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STALWART: Christine Hammerton, centre, at the festival

Fears over Rishton Festival as mainstay steps down

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MOVE: Cllr Harry Grayson

Rishton councillor to spend next 10 months serving residents from new home - 400 miles away in Ireland...

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Rishton Conservative Club

Pub named best in district by real ale enthusiasts

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PROBE: A young boy was injured at the junction of High Street, Eachill Road and Harwood Road, Rishton

VIDEO: Concerns raised about 'five second' crossing after young boy hit by car

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Police appeal for couple who may hold clues to raid car

Police appeal for couple who may hold clues to raid car

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ATTACK: Mohammed Iqbal, 31, was restrained with cable ties and beaten

Post Office boss tied up and beaten by masked gang who stole ‘substantial’ sum of cash and his car

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The scene in Rishton

Man tied up during robbery at Rishton post office

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GIFT: Rishton Cricket Club is presented with wrought iron gates by Rishton Waste Paper Ltd, in celebration of 150 years of the club.

150 NOT OUT: Celebrations for famous Lancashire League cricket club where Sir Viv Richards learnt his trade

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Do you know this man?

Police searching for man in connection with off-road vehicle

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UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Glenda Carter married Ian Walsh in hospital last month. Ian has a brain tumour

BITTERSWEET: Newlyweds have uncertain future due to the bridegroom’s tumour

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Hyndburn Council agreed to give £75,000 to complement £205,000 of external funding to ‘develop’ the pitches

Residents urged to vote for £25k to help fund grassroots football improvements

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Curwen, of Lomax Street, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol

Drink-driver crashed into wall near restaurant after row with girlfriend

Coun Ken Moss

Parking row gets worse amid abuse in Rishton

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Series of incidents involving horses forces council into action

Series of incidents involving horses forces council into action

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LOVE: Ian Walsh and Glenda on their wedding day at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Wedding in hospital for former pub landlord suffering terminal illness

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JAILED: Abdul Zabbar Khan

Restaurant boss showed youngster porn before fondling her during 'interview'

Livesey, of Haworth Street, Rishton, pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of wine and a can of de-icer

Teenager went on drunken rampage through Tesco store shouting 'I'm Declan, I'm Declan'

INVESTIGATION: Immigration officers talking to the Romanian men at the Rishton car wash

SLAVERY RAID: Police discover migrants working ten-hour days for £30

KEEP IT CLEAN: The message from a Rishton councillor

Councillor: Let's name and shame people who let their dogs foul our streets

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INSPIRATION: Ian Walsh, of Commercial Street, Rishton, with his partner Glenda Carter

Rishton man's pals rally round to aid cancer fight

Smith, 25, of Lynwood Avenue, Darwen, pleaded guilty to damaging a front door

Woman kneed raider in the face before chasing him down street and punching him

JAM: Traffic chaos in the centre of Rishton as continuing road works causes tailbacks due to temporary traffic lights

End in sight for rush hour roadworks hell - commuters promised

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Officers were called by bosses at Rishton News, in High Street

CCTV: Police appeal after counterfeit £50 note used in shop

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A 'dawn chorus' walk to be held in Rishton

A 'dawn chorus' walk to be held in Rishton

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SHE’S THERE! Sorcha Yates has raised enough cash to compete in the World Irish Dancing in Montreal

Schoolgirl set to fly across globe to compete in World Irish Dancing Championships finals

MILES PARKINSON

Have a say on plans to develop the canalside

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SHOCK: The reticulated python lies next to the towpath

UPDATE: Mystery as 16-foot python found dead by Leeds and Liverpool canal

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The disused children’s play area in “Piggy Park,” at Westwood Avenue and Devonshire Road, is set to be transformed into a growing area for the community

Disused play area set to be transformed into food growing project

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MEMORIAL: John Taylor’s grave at Great Harwood Cemetery

LOWLIFE: Roses laid on man’s grave on first Valentine’s Day since his death stolen

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Norden Playing Fields — built on a former tip - was converted into two football pitches in 1989

Grassroots football to make welcome return after £280,000 plans to improve pitches

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HOUSE: The owner of a derelict empty property on Spring St, Rishton has been taken to court and ordered to pay £1300 in fines and costs recently after ignoring a notice from the council ordering him to make repairs

Owner of derelict house ordered to pay £1,300 after refusing to carry out repairs

Warning of delays as road works get under way

Warning of delays as road works get under way

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IN NEED OF TLC: Rishton’s canalside is set for a revamp

Ambitious multi-million pound plans to transform canalside will be shown to public

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Police believe two street sex attacks could be linked

Police believe two street sex attacks could be linked

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Police said a man approached her and touched her inappropriately

Witness appeal after woman sexually assaulted in street

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of Rishton garage blaze captured

VIDEO: Watch dramatic footage of late-night garage blaze

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The 19-year-old was taking shopping out of her car on Clifton Street

19-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Rishton

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23-year-old Daniel Quinn who was part of the gang who assaulted Ms Iqbal during the raid

Robber jailed for violent £33,000 raid on post office

Garden furniture set ablaze in suspected arson

Garden furniture set ablaze in suspected arson

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FRIENDS UNITED: Elisabeth Devey and her friend Natalie Gabrielsen

Campaign for brain tumour sufferer takes in a 10k run, a half marathon and a sky dive

BLOWING THEIR TRUMPET: Head teacher Vivien Baker with school council members, Adam, Lucas, Emilia and Neve

EXCELLENT: Primary school named one of most improved in country

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Dog killed after fire at Rishton home

Dog killed after severe fire at Rishton home

Mr Grives was an Elvis Presley fanatic

‘Genuine family man’ and Elvis fanatic passes-away at home - aged 71...

Matthew McCall and Thomas Barton.

Budding Rishton business duo set up company

Good Ofsted report for improved Hyndburn nursery

Good Ofsted report for improved Hyndburn nursery

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