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9 min ago | News and Star

New map shows details of proposed power lines route across Cumbria

National Grid wants feedback on its plans to connect a planned nuclear power station near Sellafield into the electricity network and export power generated by other north west energy projects.

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4 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn Royal Mail Delivery Office to open on Sundays

BLACKBURN'S Royal Mail Delivery Office will be opening on Sundays from this week as part of a pilot scheme.

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8 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Accrington X Factor star in pledge to help music tutors

The youngster made a special guest appearance at a showcase event for his old music school on Sunday, a day after being watched on the small screen by millions nationwide.

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11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

A 1million earmarked for making East Lancs roads safer

COUNTY council highways bosses have confirmed that East Lancashire is set to share in a A 1million fund to improve road safety over the next two years.

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11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Burnley nightclub closes down for 'unique' makeover

A BURNLEY nightclub has closed its doors for the final time after 14 years in the town, but is set to be replaced by a 'unique concept' as part of a A 200,000 makeover.

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11 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

'Rubbish' parking causes Blackburn bin chaos

A BLACKBURN councillor has called on drivers to 'end their ignorance' after bin collections were aband-oned because of badly-parked cars.

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12 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen

East Lancs private school hails new influx of pupils

A PRESTIGIOUS private school in the Ribble Valley has hailed the biggest influx of new students in the last 20 years.

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15 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Fears for missing East Lancs man

Police are appealing for information on John Ritchie who was last seen in Wharfdale Avenue, in Brierfield, on Sunday afternoon at around 3pm.

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15 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Ian Bailey, fire service borough manager for Bolton

Ian Bailey, borough manager for Bolton, will be leaving his post at Bolton Central Fire Station today to oversee Greater Manchester Fire Service's biggest patch - Bury, Oldham, and in the near future Rochdale.

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19 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Darwen bridegroom soothes pre-wedding jitters with 5k run

Josh, 29, who works with his new wife Emma, 27, at Avondale Primary School, warmed up for his wedding day by completing a 5k run with his vicar dad just 90 minutes before the service.

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22 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Burnley road to close for improvements

It will not fully re-open to traffic until the morning of Saturday, September 13, but Lancashire County Council said it had changed the timings on traffic lights near the vacant Mitre Hotel in order to minimise queues in Westgate.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Hyndburn names priority for lottery cash projects

In a letter to MP Graham Jones, the fund's government and parliamentary relations manager Hannah Sierp said Hyndburn would be the focus of development staff looking to fund projects in the area.

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Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn with Darwen health chiefs invite public to meeting

Joe Slater, chairman of Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group , said: "I encourage members of the public to come to our governing body meetings.

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This Is Lancashire

Special concert will honour Accrington Pals

THE heroics of the Accrington Pals will be marked with a special concert exactly 100 years to the day after the battalion marched through the town to show their support for the war effort.

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Blackburn Citizen

Highlighting plight of MS sufferers

THE latest information and developments in Multiple Sclerosis will be highlighted to people affected by the condition on Thursday, September 11, when the Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn branch of the MS Society hosts two special guests.

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Blackburn Citizen

Demand for better wages for women

The TUC said that seeing more employers paying the living wage would help 'tackle the growing scourge of in-work poverty and make big inroads into closing what it sees as the scandalous 34 per cent part-time gender pay gap.'

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Blackburn Citizen

Protest over future of Blackburn former hospital site

Campaigners led by photographer Mick Duckworth, from Shadsworth, had been hoping around 200 people would turn up at the decaying War Memorial wing on Saturday morning.

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This Is Lancashire

Burnley man breached ASBO

Paul Calvert, 55, had been given an anti-social behaviour order previously for causing trouble with people living nearby in Maple Bank, off Ridge Avenue, Pennine Magistrates' Court was told.

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Burnley Citizen

Woman jailed over death of Boundary Mill founder

A WOMAN has been jailed for three years after causing the death of Tom Bannister, whose family founded the Boundary Mill retail chain in Colne.

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Burnley Citizen

First public baptisms take place in Burnley

Three worshippers at Burnley Central Methodist Church, in Hargreaves Street, took the plunge into Christianity in front of dozens of onlookers.

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