£34k Benefits Fiddle Woman from Carlisle Spared Jail

51 days ago
£34k benefits fiddle woman from Carlisle spared jail. A benefits cheat who admitted dishonestly claiming almost £35,000 has avoided jail. -> Read more at News & Star

Chester Mum Who Stole Thousands in Benefits Escapes Jail

8 days ago
Chester mum who stole thousands in benefits escapes jail. A BENEFITS cheat has avoided jail after she admitted stealing more than £60,000 from the public purse. -> Read more at Chester First

Benefit Cheat Spared Jail

35 days ago
Benefit cheat spared jail. A MUM has avoided jail after claiming more than £20,000 in benefits by lying about her circumstances... -> Read more at Wigan Today

£27,000 Benefits Cheat Claimed She Needed Frame to Walk - but Was Caught Working at B&Q

46 days ago
£27,000 benefits cheat claimed she needed frame to walk - but was caught working at B&Q. A BENEFITS cheat who claimed £27,450 in disability benefits worked as a cleaner — and was also a shop assistant at B&Q where she had to lift products in and out of trolleys. -> Read more at The Bolton News

Sankey Benefit Cheat Can Use Benefits to Pay Back Court Fine

50 days ago
Sankey benefit cheat can use benefits to pay back court fine. A BENEFITS cheat who stole more than £10,000 will pay back the money - from other benefits he is entitled to. -> Read more at Warrington Guardian

East Lancs Benefits Cheat Claimed £30k While Living with Husband

62 days ago
East Lancs benefits cheat claimed £30k while living with husband. A £30,000 benefits cheat claimed handouts as a single mum while living with her husband could spend the rest of her life paying it back, a court heard. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Facebook Engagement Catches out Benefits Cheat

20 days ago
Facebook engagement catches out benefits cheat. A BENEFITS cheat claiming to be a single mum was caught after her engagement was announced on Facebook. -> Read more at Warrington Guardian

Whittle-le-Woods £20k Benefits Cheat Avoids Spell in Prison

51 days ago
Whittle-le-Woods £20k benefits cheat avoids spell in prison. A woman has been sentenced to 12 weeks in jail, suspended for a year, after she pleaded guilty to benefit fraud of more than £20,000. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

14,000 Benefits Cheat Caught out by Facebook Profile

47 days ago
14,000 benefits cheat caught out by Facebook profile. A MOTHER who falsely claimed £14,700 in benefits was caught out — by her own Facebook profile. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

£45k Benefit Fraud Cumbrian Woman Spared Jail

26 days ago
£45k benefit fraud Cumbrian woman spared jail. A woman who falsely claimed a "staggering" amount of money in benefits has avoided jail. -> Read more at News & Star

Child Rapist Facing Jail

29 days ago
Child rapist facing jail. A 48-YEAR OLD man has been warned he will face a lengthy jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to three counts of raping a child. -> Read more at The Bolton News

Man Found Dead at Bacup House

47 days ago
Man found dead at Bacup house. A MAN has been found dead at a house in Bacup after police were called to the property last night amid reports of a man with a firearm threatening to harm himself. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Man Found Dead in Bacup House

47 days ago
Man found dead in Bacup house. A MAN has been found dead at a house in Bacup after police were called to the property last night amid reports of a man with a firearm threatening to harm himself. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Bacup and Rossendale Borough Suffer Opening Day Woe

58 days ago
Bacup and Rossendale Borough suffer opening day woe. A BELOW strength Bacup and Rossendale Borough suffered a dismal start to the new North West Counties League Premier Division season as they were beaten 6-0 at home by Glossop North End. -> Read more at Lancashire Telegraph

VIDEO: £135,000 Benefit Cheat Couple Claimed They Were Too Ill to Make Their Own Food - but Were Caught Running a Cafe

18 days ago
VIDEO: £135,000 benefit cheat couple claimed they were too ill to make their own food - but were caught running a cafe. A COUPLE who fraudulently claimed more than £135,000 in benefits - saying they were too ill to cook their own meals - were caught running a cafe on Bury Market, a court heard. -> Watch at This Is Lancashire

Burnley Troublemaker Could Face Jail After Shining Torch at Police Helicopter

42 days ago
Burnley troublemaker could face jail after shining torch at police helicopter. A TROUBLEMAKER once dubbed 'The Joker' could be facing jail after trying to shine a torch at a police helicopter in Burnley. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

Mersey Benefits Worker Avoids Jail After Stealing Hundreds of Payments by Diverting into her Own Bank Account

50 days ago
Mersey benefits worker avoids jail after stealing hundreds of payments by diverting into her own bank account. Emily Norman, 25, wept in court after admitting four counts of fraud at earlier hearing -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Bar Owner Facing Jail After Admitting Running Man over in City Centre

8 days ago
Liverpool bar owner facing jail after admitting running man over in city centre. Robert Barnes, 42, hit Kevin Midgley with his black Mercedes causing serious leg injuries outside the Temple Bar -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Notorious Underworld Figure Sam Walker Facing Jail After Being Caught with Counterfeit Notes

55 days ago
Notorious underworld figure Sam Walker facing jail after being caught with counterfeit notes. City drug dealer found guilty despite claiming he was given fake money by mystery man after selling laptop -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Oscar Pistorius Facing Jail After Being Found Guilty of Manslaughter of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

19 days ago
Oscar Pistorius facing jail after being found guilty of manslaughter of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius stood with his hands crossed to hear the verdict but showed no emotion -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

10,000 Merseysiders Face Dole Pay Delays of Up to Five Weeks

54 days ago
10,000 Merseysiders face dole pay delays of up to five weeks. Changes to how benefits are paid mean newly unemployed people will not receive any benefits for over a month -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Obese Mum on Benefits Upset over Lazy Jibes

5 days ago
Obese mum on benefits upset over lazy jibes. A WIGAN mum has gone on national TV to defend herself against attacks over her claims she needed more help from benefits to lose weight. -> Read more at Wigan Today

How Benefits Sanctions are Hitting Vulnerable People in Liverpool

7 days ago
How benefits sanctions are hitting vulnerable people in Liverpool. Kerry lost her benefits because of a degenerative eye condition, and spent time and money getting them back -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Westhoughton Mum Facing Jail for Starving 5 Dogs and Parrot

50 days ago
Westhoughton mum facing jail for starving 5 dogs and parrot. A MOTHER has been warned she could be jailed after she admitted leaving her five dogs and a pet parrot without food or water. -> Read more at The Bolton News

Burnley Builder Confesses to WW1 Medals Theft

14 days ago
Burnley builder confesses to WW1 medals theft. A BUILDER is facing jail after confessing to stealing three First World War medals which were presented to an East Lancashire soldier. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire