SIX MEN and a woman have appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Blackburn magistrates heard the case revolved around a drugs gang in the Burnley area which was responsible for supplying large quantities of crack cocaine and heroin.

Bret Cook, 44, of Burnley Road, Padiham, Tracey Kim Brown, 48, of Spread Eagle Street, Oswaldtwistle, Darren Robert Catlow, 36, of Nelson Square, Burnley, Joshua Lawrence Jackson, 19, of Haydock Street, Burnley, Morgan Anthony Ellis, 20, of Beech Street, Padiham, Alan Pickard, 48, of Marles Court, Burnley, and Shohib Safdar, 19, of Elm Street, Burnley, are all charged with conspiring to supply crack cocaine and heroin in Burnley between May 2018 and August 2019.

They were all sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court where they will appear on October 30.