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Nelson

CAMPAIGNER: Selina Cooper

Suffragette’s story set to hit streets

HERO: Part-time fireman Anthony Slater of Pendle Leisure, who was on duty at Pendle Wavelengths in Nelson

HERO: Leisure manager dons fireman’s helmet as blaze engulfs his centre

ATTACK: Worshippers in Brunswick Street have been targeted

Two men hit in head and neck by air rifle shots after attending mosque

Cooke, of Hawarden Street, Nelson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit GBH

Man suspected of being paedophile had ‘sharp object’ shoved into his backside

The leisure centre was evacuated

PICTURES: Leisure centre evacuated after fire

SCENE: Wavelengths at Nelson

Dad who filmed young girls getting changed at swimming pool caught after youngster spotted “hairy arm” with camera phone

Kath Johnson, defending, said her client was not going to be the main beneficiary from the stolen car

Petty criminal found with stolen car avoids time in jail

JOB: The clean-up team in Marsden Park

Workers step in to perk up one of Nelson’s favourite parks

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SMILES: Carol with her medal

Mum who weighed 20 stone completes first triathlon after losing nearly quarter of her bodyweight

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Joshua McConachie was first told about websites containing indecent images of children when he was just 17

Teenager found with 210 child sexual abuse videos and 800 still images

CHALLENGE: An artist’s impression of how the BMX track – beside the Steven Burke cycling hub in Nelson – would look

Ambitious proposals unveiled to create £130,000 BMX facility

CATCH OF THE DAY: Lee Holt with his award

FRYING HIGH: Fish and chip shop scoops national honour

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GUTTED: Owner Shelley Taylor outside her shop, The Emporium, on Scotland Road, Nelson, which has been targeted by thieves three times

Triple break-in agony for owners as £1,000 stock goes two weeks after opening

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SHOCK: Caretaker Colin Cowgill shows the damage at the Victory Centre in Nelson earlier this year

Caretaker finds broken CCTV cameras and glass after wrecking spree by retail centre raiders

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FUN AHEAD: Coun Nawaz Ahmed with youngsters at the new play area in Cliffe Street, Nelson

Row of demolished houses gives way to new play area for children

Man dies after taking suspected ecstasy pills from a bad batch

Man dies after taking suspected ecstasy pills from a bad batch

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Scott Marsh’s mobile phone revealed a series of text conversations between the 22-year-old and the youngster

Man caught in bed with 14-year-old ‘didn’t know girl was underage’

RIDING HIGH: Nelson and Colne College staff take part in the annual health and wellbeing challenge

Nelson and Colne College staff get on their bikes for marathon cycle challenge

Police issue warning over roof repair scam

Police issue warning over roof repair scam

Gothard, of Chatham Street, Nelson, pleaded guilty to racially aggravated threatening behaviour

Man to be sentenced for racist attack on motorist

Trainee midwife dies days before son’s first birthday after sending 'love you' message to friend

Student midwife dies just days before son’s first birthday after sending 'love you' message to friend

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Aman was apprehended that afternoon in Walverden Park

Armed police arrest robbery suspect with BB gun in town centre

DRAMA: Police and fire fighters attend the scene of what is believed to be an arson attack

Man arrested on suspicion of arson after house gutted by fire

BREAKING: Man arrested after arson attack

UPDATED: Man arrested after arson attack

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MP calls for honours

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Praise for students following project

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Pensioner's tools taken in shed raid

79-year-old man has tools stolen from shed

79-year-old man has tools stolen from shed

Tributes to town councillor

Tributes to town councillor

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File photo dated 04/02/04 of a person rolling a joint of cannabis buds using rolling paper, as anti-drugs campaigns can increase the risk of drug use, a report to Home Secretary Theresa May has found. ... Anti-drugs campaign report ... 05-03-2015 ... Lond

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WRECKED: Caretaker Colin Cowgill surveys the damage at the Victory Centre

MINDLESS: Morons go on rampage at Nelson shopping arcade

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TRAGIC: Man who died in Nelson blaze is named

TRAGIC: Man who died in Nelson blaze is named

REVAMP: Lomeshaye Bridge Mill

New lease of life for Victorian mill

INCIDENT: Firefighters and police attend the scene on Brentwood Road, Nelson, where a man died in a house fire. Police were last night still trying to determine the identity of the victim

TRAGEDY: Man found dead after 'unexplained' fire rips through home

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HATE CRIME: Stranger steps in as yobs film attack on Down’s Syndrome man

HATE CRIME: Stranger steps in as yobs film attack on Down’s Syndrome man

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VICTIM: Mohsin Ilyas

Social worker hit over head with baseball bat discharges himself from hospital over safety fear

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The court heard a co-defendant had pleaded guilty to the drugs supply charge

Woman confesses to allowing home to be used as crack house

Mr Parker said Miss Muir had thrown a glass at Creggon earlier in the day, after both had been drinking

JAILED: Man threw glass at long-term partner and left her covered in blood

The quality of teaching and the pupils’ achievement were however still thought to be requiring improvement

School given lowest possible Ofsted rating 'bouncing back'

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NEW: The former Spring Bank Hotel is being transformed

Mosque members step closer to moving into landmark former hotel

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A financial firm has criticised the failure to fulfil this duty

Nelson Town Council slammed by auditor after failing to submit financial returns

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VICTIM: Mohsin Ilyas

Social worker left in critical condition after being beaten around the head with baseball bat

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BUSTED: Usman Ajaz

KINDER SURPRISE: Drug dealers jailed after stashing heroin, cocaine and crack in chocolate eggs

Paul Herbert Simmons, 45, was living with his teenage daughter

Father who downloaded more than 100 “disgusting” videos and images of child sex abuse spared jail

Teenager breaks his leg during collision with car

Teenager breaks his leg during collision with car

Sebastian Knowles

Talented 26-year-old DJ dies in motorway smash

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Rivals were involved in a stand-off

Police seize drugs worth £15k as rival gangs clash with hockey sticks

Town team decide on design by advertising agency

New logo aiming to make Nelson top of the shops

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Razwan Ali, 29, posed as a delivery man

Fake delivery man jailed for 12 weeks over parcel fraud

Burst water main creates traffic delays in Nelson

Burst water main creates traffic delays on busy road

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