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1 hr ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn father-of-12 found hanged after splitting with partner

Jason Alan Farrell, a factory worker from Aviemore Close, was found hanged in the bathroom of his home by police on July 5 this year.

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5 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

East Lancs hospital food defended

A PATIENT champion has defended the hospital food served up to patients in East Lancashire, after it received poor ratings in a newly published report.

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9 hrs ago | The Independent

Drama graduate, 22, killed by train while attempting to retrieve dog from level crossing

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12 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Man admits quad bike burglary in South Cumbria

Jason Gorton pleaded guilty to the burglary of a Honda quad bike when he appeared at Furness Magistrates Court today.

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16 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs metal theft figures plummet - but stone thefts on the rise

The number of thefts reported to the police has fallen from 1,819 in 2011 to 1,017 last year, police data released under the Freedom of Information Act showed.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Pendle pilot scheme to boost ambulance responses

PENDLE could become part of a new North West Ambulance Service project to improve response times in rural areas.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Bereaved East Lancs couple lay on family fun day to help finance counselling sessions

Youngsters have fun at the event at the Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom to raise funds for the Oliver Robert Jordan Foundation set up by Oliver's parents Simon and Lynsey.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Police searching for missing Darwen sex offender

Cross was living at an address in Darwen but has now left the address. He also has connections to the Preston area.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Darwen training academy up for regional award

Flashback to the WEC Group apprentices and their Spitfire sculpture, from left, Grant Grunshaw, Liam Thompson, Ben Reid, Saif Khan and David Tupling, who was the oldest apprentice at 31 The academy, which offers five-year apprenticeships in engineering, fabrication and welding to local youngsters, has been named among the best large companies in ... (more)

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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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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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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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