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3 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Ex-police chief in bid to fight Blackburn seat for Conservative Party

FORMER police chief Bob Eastwood has thrown his hat into the ring to become the Tory candidate for Blackburn MP at next year's general election.

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7 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

VIDEO: Man arrested following Blackburn drugs raid

Police carried out a raid on a house in Whalley New Road at around 9.30am, where they found a quantity of cannabis.

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9 hrs ago | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

'Rat run' speed danger fears in Sabden

Fears have been voiced about speeds on Padiham Road and Clitheroe Road, but villagers have said Whalley Road is also affected.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ormskirk Advertiser

WIN: Your chance to bag an exclusive photo shoot

Ten readers can apply on line to win exclusive photo shoots, which will form part of the new "Signature portrait series".

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Burnley Citizen

REVEALED: Burnley Mechanics given first makeover in 35 years

A NEW 'home from home' is being created at Burnley Mechanics - as the Lancashire Telegraph reveals details of its first major makeover for 35 years.

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Blackburn Citizen

Darwen MP retracts 'A 1m memorial' claim

DARWEN MP Jake Berry has withdrawn comments he made at a public meeting claiming the council is to spend A 1million on a new war memorial in Blackburn.

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Burnley Citizen

East Lancs farmer accused of driving tractor at police has case dropped

A HILL farmer from Rossendale accused of driving his tractor at a police officer neighbour and hitting him in the leg as part of a lengthy dispute has seen all charges against him dropped.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Concern as East Lancs Asian women fail to take up sessions after heart attacks

EAST Lancashire health chiefs have raised concerns about the apparent reluctance of Asian women to attend rehab sessions after suffering a heart attack.

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Blackburn Citizen

Two East Lancs restaurants in Good Food Guide's leading 50 eateries

The Freemasons at Wiswell was ranked 41st in the Good Food Guide's Top 50 Restaurants, and Northcote in Langho came in 49th.

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Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs Muslims warned over bogus pilgrim travel packages

It follows Trading Standards officers finding that 23 agents in Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Burnley and Pendle failed to meet professional standards.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Firm offers to cut Darwen cemetery's grass

THE owner of a specialised machinery firm has offered to cut grass in Darwen Cemetery for a day free of charge.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Blackpool illuminations pay tribute to East Lancs cyclist killed in hit and run

A VISUAL tribute has been paid to a former Blackburn with Darwen Council boss at one of the North West's biggest tourism events.

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Chorley Citizen

East Lancs students taught how to recognise depression following spate of suicides

AN EAST Lancashire college will be teaching pupils to recognise the signs of depression and other mental health issues in the coming academic year.

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Gazette Series

Yes vote 'won't benefit people'

The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Back campaign to restrict East Lancs wind turbines, horse riders urged

Campaigners insist that the Mary Towneley Loop, created in 1996 with a A 1.8million Sport England grant, would be significantly compromised by no fewer than three separate schemes between Rossendale, Burnley and Calderdale.

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Chorley Citizen

Help needed for elderly Chorley and South Ribble patients

Older people's charity Royal Voluntary Service and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is working in partnership to develop an on-ward service to improve the wellbeing of older patients during their stay.

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This Is Lancashire

Controversial Blackburn school plans new A 5m centre

BLACKBURN'S controversial Islamic Olive Primary School is to get a new, purpose-built home cost over five million pounds The Tauheedul Trust has applied for planning permission to construct a two storey complex on Meins Road in Beardwood next to its high-flying girls academy.

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Pendle Today

Dogs rescued in Nelson flat fire

Three crews - two from Colne and one from Nelson - were called to the scene at around 7-45pm, where they were faced with a well developed blaze with flames coming out the window.

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Lancashire Telegraph

SAVAGES: Police hunt East Lancs gang after sheep slaughtered

A GANG of youths whose dogs have killed 12 sheep on a disused farm are being hunted by police and animal welfare officers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Burnley Express

Burnley's shock cancer death figures

That shocking statistic has prompted Macmillan Cancer Support to invest A 1m. in East Lancashire over the next three years in a bid to transform cancer care.

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