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11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Former host of TV's Bullseye Jim Bowen set to return to limelight in Clitheroe

The former Bullseye host, who was brought up in Padiham and attended Accrington Grammar School, has a gig in Clitheroe next month.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Sister of terminally ill Accrington dad vows to help him make memories with son

Doctors recently broke the devastating news that Clint Houlahan, 27, is dying from lung cancer and gave him a year to live.

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This Is Lancashire

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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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Wedding

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Burnley Express

Guides ready for sailing adventure

Two Girl Guides from Burnley are taking on the challenge of a lifetime this week as part of a sailing crew aboard a 72ft.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Burnley Citizen

20 East Lancashire parks to be awarded 'Green Flag' status

TWENTY of East Lancashire's best-loved parks have been awarded 'Green Flag' status - an accolade reserved only for the best green spaces in the country.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Former homeless East Lancs teen wins place at top university

A FORMER homeless teenager is set to 'realise a life-long dream' after being accepted to study to become a vet at a prestigious London university.

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This Is Lancashire

Blackburn teen lands record deal as debut single rides high in download charts

Teen singer-songwriter Nathan Grisdale has been offered a record deal after one of his songs hit the iTunes charts A BLACKBURN teenager is hoping to take the music industry by storm with his debut single after landing a record deal by posting videos of him singing in his bathroom on the internet.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

PLANS to slash weekend paramedic cover in Blackburn, Burnley and Nelson have been suspended, after concerns 'lives could be lost'.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Blackburn police officer who admitted having sex on duty found not guilty of misconduct

A POLICE officer who admitted having sex while on duty has been found not guilty of misconduct in a public office.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs Asda stores to get lifesaving heart machines

Six Asda stores in East Lancashire are set to be presented with a public access defibrillator and will train store colleagues in CPR in the coming weeks.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

UPDATED: East Lancs teen dies on her birthday in tragic crash

A 17-YEAR-old girl died on her birthday when the car she was travelling in hit a stone wall yesterday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Road closed after serious accident in Hapton

One vehicle is believed to have been involved in the incident, which took place near The Stables, off Manchester Road, at around 5.45am.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Food donations to Accrington community to mark end of Ramadhan

HUNDREDS of people of all faiths are expected to come together to mark the end of Ramadhan in Accrington as local restaurants and takeaways donate food to the community.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Whalley man ( 57) arrested in police raid on child porn

A 57-year-old man from Whalley was among 16 arrested across Lancashire in a national swoop on online child porn users, police have revealed.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Dirty dogs land Accrington owner with court bill for A 500

AN ACCRINGTON dog owner who let his pets foul outside the council's main office building has been told to pay more than A 500.

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Accrington teen realises a dream as she passes nursing course with flying colours

AN Accrington teenager has been named as the top nursing cadet in Lancashire and Cumbria, realising a 'life-long' dream.

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This Is Lancashire

Ribble Valley vicar's Death Cafe aims to - tackle the last taboo'

A RIBBLE Valley vicar is set to hold a Death Cafe event to offer an informal environment to 'tackle the last taboo subject in society'.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Chronicle Live

Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Tuesday July 15

After two sell-out years on the Newcastle comedy scene, Bright Club Newcastle is coming to The Stand.

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Chronicle Live

People's Theatre latest show Accrington Pals commemorates the centenary of WW1

Jonny Lavelle, Sara Jo Harrison, Craig Fairbairn and Emma Richardson play Tom, May, Ralph and Eva in The Accrington Pals The People's Theatre is commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War One this week with their staging of Peter Whelan's poignant drama, The Accrington Pals.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Burnley Citizen

THREE - vulnerable' missing people were found safe and well this weekend, Lancashire poice said.

Duty Inspector Conrad Tapp said Lancashire police received a call at around 10.30pm to report the pair missing from the Burnley Lane area of Accrington.

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