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Burnley rail link delay

Plans for a direct rail link between Burnley and Manchester have been put on hold for six months.

Appeal after 93 year old man is burgled in Barnoldswick

Police are appealing for information after a burglar targeted the home of a 93 year old man in Barnoldswick as he slept.

280 litres of alcohol seized from children by police

Police in Burnley have seized 280 litres of alcohol from youths in the Burnley and Pendle areas in the past three months as part of an operation to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Nelson men sentenced for assault and false imprisonment

Three men from Nelson have been jailed after holding two brothers captive and subjecting them to vicious beatings.

Appeal after 16 year old boy is robbed in Burnley

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 16 year old boy had his wallet and phone stolen as he walked home alone in Burnley on Monday, 14th October.

Consultation to start on future of transport in East Lancashire

A major plan is being launched to identify how roads, rail and cycle networks need to be transformed to achieve East Lancashire's ambitions to create a thriving economy, more job opportunities and healthy lifestyles in the coming decades.

Trafficking gang Jailed

THREE men and a woman have today been jailed for a total of over 30 years after being convicted of people trafficking for exploitation following a ten week trial at Preston Crown Court.

5 guilty of trafficking woman to Burnley

Five guilty of trafficking Slovakian woman to Bradford and Burnley

Arrests in early morning raids

A number of suspected drug dealers have been arrested in early morning raids across Accrington.

Dyche Championship Manager of the Month

Sean Dyche has been crowned Championship Manager of the Month for September.

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BREAKING: Body found in Burnley

Police were called by the ambulance service at around 8am this morning (Monday 27 July), after reports that a man had been found dead at a business premises on Balderstone Close, Burnley.

Peter Kay comes to Oswaldtwistle

Most of the time you wont have heard of the warm up man at events... but not last night.

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