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4 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Bishop to give blessing for memorial to fallen

BLACKBURN Cathedral's reconstructed First World War memorial honouring 72 fallen Lancashire soldiers will be re-dedicated at a special ceremony on Sunday.

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7 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Vacancies for governors are set to increase

Following the Trojan Horse investigation in Birmingham, the government has recommended governors are limited in how many schools they have influence over.

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7 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

High thinking solves broadband problem

Internet firm 6G has joined forces with Pro Light Concepts by using the chimney tower at its Olive Lane base to deliver superfast broadband to homes and businesses in the area.

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7 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Lighting firm enters new era

A BLACKBURN firm which supplies lighting to a host of global firms has been taken over by the third generation of the same family.

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10 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Nurse raises 2,000 to help patients

A NURSE has raised more than A 2,000 to give extra support to head and neck cancer patients in East Lancashire.

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14 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

a Teacher has admitted downloading hundreds of pornographic images and videos of young children.

Darren Lee Tattersall, who taught students with profound learning disabilities, said he had an addiction to pornography, visiting explicit websites two or three times a week.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

New contractor accused of closing Rossendale minor injuries unit early

Staff at the unit have begun turning away patients if all appointments are filled at 7.30pm, before the scheduled 8pm closing time.

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Lancashire Telegraph

'Despicable' Darwen thief jailed for six years

Police officers said Lee Heath Jones was one of the most prolific burglars they had ever seen and that he had no regard at all for his victims.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Visitors' plea at old Blackburn cemetery before World War One anniversary

COUNCIL bosses have come under fire for the state of war graves in Blackburn Old Cemetery just days before Monday's centenary of the 1914/1918 conflict.

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Blackburn Citizen

Rethink delays plan for whitehall wetland habitat

The Environment Agency said last year that work to repair the dam at Jacks Key would be carried out this summer.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

PICTURED: 'Loveable giant' left fighting for his life after Chorley New Road attack

Brendan McKelvey, aged 49, was left fighting for his life after being found lying across the pavement in Chorley Old Road with his Patterdale terrier dog, Pip.

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This Is Lancashire

Burnley pays respects to wartime soldier

From left, Ray Hogan of Burnley and Pendle ex-services club; Coun Ida Carmichael; council chief Steve Rumbelow; Tom Forshaw, head of the council chief executive's office; and Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley Coun Andy and Mrs Lorna Tatchell.

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Blackpool Today

Tributes to stalwart who arrested A6 murderer

Barbara Thomas, who served with the force in Blackpool during the 1960s, was one of two officers who arrested James Hanratty, known as the A6 murderer, and who became one of the last men in country to be hanged for the crime.

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Blackburn Citizen

Drink drive East Lancs mum drove 35 miles with children in back

A WOMAN with two young children in the back of her car drove more than 35 miles along busy motorways while three times over the drink-drive limit.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Gunman who shot East Lancs police officer found guilty of attempted murder

A GUNMAN who shot a Pendle police officer and then left laughed as he cycled away has been found guilty of attempted murder.

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The Independent

Staff member at cancer hospital accused of taking bribes for supplying body samples to drug companies

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Lancashire Telegraph

Burnley solicitor up for national award

Rachel Horman, a director at Watson Ramsbottom Solicitors, which has offices in Blackburn, Darwen, Great Harwood and Accrington, is in the running for the title of family partner of the year at the Family Law Awards.

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Burnley Citizen

MP shocked by number of E Lancs people unregistered for next election

The Electoral Commission have revealed figures which show up to 67,000 people in the area are not registered to vote.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Fundraiser in memory of tragic Nelson quad biker

A TRIBUTE night has been arranged at a Burnley venue for a Nelson man who died in a quad biking accident in Australia earlier this year.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Burnley primary school back on track

TEACHERS and pupils at a Burnley primary school have been given a great start to their holidays after being told they are back on track.

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