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7 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Meeting planned for hospital users in East Lancashire

A MEETING has been organised to hear the experiences and views of people who have used services at East Lancashire's over the last 12 months.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chorley Citizen

Household items can damage precious pets

THE number of complaints about animals being poisoned in Lancashire rose by almost 50 per cent in 12 months, according to new RSPCA figures.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Burnley Citizen

Friends concerned over missing East Lancs man

Trevor Whitehead, 50, has been missing since Wednesday, April 9, with police and Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team members searching the area near his home every day.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Health Minister's praise for the work of East Lancs charity

PUBLIC health minister Jane Ellison paid a visit to East Lancashire yesterday and heaped praise on a charity which offers volunteer work for people recovering from drug or alcohol misuse.

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Burnley Citizen

VIDEO: East Lancs knifeman jailed after 30k travel agent raids

AN ex-care home worker who carried out a A 30,000 string of terrifying knifepoint raids at travel agencies after he was sacked has been jailed for eight years.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Burnley Citizen

East Lancs house blown to pieces in explosion

A HOUSE exploded after being 'packed with flammables' in a suspected arson attack on a quiet estate in Clayton-le-Moors.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The search goes on for Trevor Whitehead

The search for Trevor Whitehead, 50, has now entered its second week with police officers, the police helicopter, and teams from Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue searching the Accrington area every day.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs addict dealt heroin to undercover police

A STREET dealer who repeatedly supplied heroin to undercover police, including in the grounds of an Accrington church, has been jailed for three years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England

Lancashire Telegraph

Production follows in steps of Lancashire war poet

Bio-musical Bullets and Daffodils will remember the life of poet and soldier Wilfred Owen, who conducted his army training in Lancashire.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Dean Johnson

This Is Lancashire

a Search has been launched for an Accrington-man after he didn't turned up to work for three days.

Lancashire Police, teams from Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue and the police helicopter have been searching since the weekend for Mr Whitehead.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Daily Sport Debate: Is there too much money in football?

A DEAL worth up to A 200,000 has been struck between an East Lancashire food bank operator and officials behind the county council's new crisis loans scheme.

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Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs commuters to face major train timetable changes

MAJOR changes are in the pipeline for commuters catching trains through East Lancashire when new timetables come into force next month.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chorley Citizen

Elderly couple escape Surbiton fire thanks to smoke alarm

FIRE crews were called out to deal with two separate incidents involving people falling asleep while cooking in East Lancashire.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Accrington couple escape unhurt after falling asleep with grill left on

FIRE crews were called to a home in Howard Close in Accrington after a couple fell asleep with the grill left on.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Warning after Accrington landlord fine

AN Accrington landlord has been fined for ignoring council bosses who ordered him to improve the state of a garage he owned.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pupils stage a concert to mark the head's retirement from school

A HEADTEACHER from Colne, who was awarded an MBE for her work in the community, has retired after four decades.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Personal Finance, Retirement,

Blackburn Citizen

'A 28m' drugs boss from Accrington faces more jail time

A 'A 28 million' drugs boss who made more than A 1 million from crime has been warned he faces more time in jail over A 11,900 of unpaid ill-gotten gains.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Alan Gillibrand walking down stairs

A SHEET metal worker has confessed to leaving out bags of chicken offal laced with anti-freeze which killed a neighbour's cat.

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Blackburn Citizen

Fresh hope offered by Hyndburn eye support group

It has been organised by the Accrington and District Blind Society, is affiliated with The Macular Society, and will meet for the first time on Friday, April 11. The ongoing aim of the group will be to offer information, encouragement and friendship to people who are affected by the condition.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Health, Macular Degeneration

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Accrington band pulling out all the stops to find musical fame

AN Accrington band are hoping to take the music world by storm when they release their debut EP later this month.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England

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