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17 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Hyndburn charity groups' free home offer

The Hyndburn Voluntary and Community Resource Centre, at St James Old School, in Cannon Street, Accrington, has room for offices for 'one or two' organisations in the public, community, voluntary and faith sectors.

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21 hrs ago | Burnley 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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Related Topix: Health, Depression, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Hoax caller is condemned

A HOAX caller insisting that the roof of an Accrington store was ablaze has been condemned by East Lancashire firefighters.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Coronation Street star set to be given Freedom of Hyndburn

The 44-year-old actress, best known for her award-winning portrayal of Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street , is to be the 20th person to be given the title of Honorary Freeman of the Borough later this year.

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Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs drug gang behind bars for 25 years

A DRUGS gang which recruited members from those who owed debts to its leader has been sent to prison for a total of almost 25 years.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Burneside players return to First World War drama

FOLLOWING a sell-out run in May, Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society is putting on more performances of The Accrington Pals.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Speed bumps for Accrington estate

CALLS for traffic calming measures on an Accrington estate will be answered after a child was nearly knocked over by a speeding car.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rally legend guest at Accrington ball

RALLY legend Paddy Hopkirk will attend this year's Rally Drivers' Ball, which will see Accrington town centre transformed into Monte Carlo early next month.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, MINI Cooper, Mini, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible,

Blackburn Citizen

New speed humps for Beaconsfield hotspot

CALLS for traffic calming measures on an Accrington estate will be answered after a child was nearly knocked over by a speeding car.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England

This Is Lancashire

Rally legend guest at Accrington ball

RALLY legend Paddy Hopkirk will attend this year's Rally Drivers' Ball, which will see Accrington town centre transformed into Monte Carlo early next month.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, MINI Cooper, Mini, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

This Is Lancashire

New speed humps for Beaconsfield hotspot

CALLS for traffic calming measures on an Accrington estate will be answered after a child was nearly knocked over by a speeding car.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Gcse Results: Passes from East Lancashire schools and colleges

While some schools reported a dip in overall passes, the number of top A*-C grades were up.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Knife amnesty in bid to take danger weapons off streets of East Lancashire

Amnesty bins will be available at the police stations in Burnley, Greenbank in Blackburn and Colne as the force looks to remove knives from the streets.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Star

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She can never wear skirts or dresses and has to have trousers made by her mum. She has lived with stares, sniggers and rude comments all her life after being born with the condition.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Accrington schoolgirl reaches final of national writing competition

Charlotte, of Benjamin Hargreaves Primary School, entered a piece of her writing - about the importance of playing sports - to the Stabilo Young Journalist of the Year competition.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Famous Accrington brickworks set to reopen

Hanson Building Products have ditched plans to sell their Huncoat site after a surge in demand for building materials since last summer.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Incident involving Polish brothers missing from foster home was...

Incident involving Polish brothers missing from foster home was attempt to 'repatriate children to their natural parents' As a result of enquiries, detectives from Northumbria investigating their disappearance discovered the location of the boys inside a house in Accrington, in Lancashire, at around 2.30pm today, Friday, August 15. Police believe ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chorley Citizen

East Lancashire schools celebrate record A-Level results

Schools including Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and St Christopers C of High School in Accrington said this year saw their best ever results recorded 'by a country mile'.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Blackburn College,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Rooftop review follows Accrington Arndale death

BOSSES at a shopping centre are carrying out a review into its rooftop car park safety following the death of teenager.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Suicide, World News,

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs bus tickets to cost just 1 after 7pm in new trial

BUS trips this summer across East Lancashire could cost as little as A 1 as part of a bid by an operator to share what our town centres have to offer.

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