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1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

Trio gear up to recycle old bikes

A TRIO who cycled from Darwen Tower to the Eiffel Tower last year to raise charity cash has launched a new community interest company.

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5 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Nurse raises 2,000 to help patients

A NURSE has raised more than A 2,000 to give extra support to head and neck cancer patients in East Lancashire.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

a Teacher has admitted downloading hundreds of pornographic images and videos of young children.

Darren Lee Tattersall, who taught students with profound learning disabilities, said he had an addiction to pornography, visiting explicit websites two or three times a week.

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Blackburn Citizen

Visitors' plea at old Blackburn cemetery before World War One anniversary

COUNCIL bosses have come under fire for the state of war graves in Blackburn Old Cemetery just days before Monday's centenary of the 1914/1918 conflict.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rethink delays plan for whitehall wetland habitat

The Environment Agency said last year that work to repair the dam at Jacks Key would be carried out this summer.

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Blackburn Citizen

Police: We got it wrong about Blackburn anti-Israel Tesco banner

POLICE have admitted wrongly ordering the removal of a banner calling for a boycott of Tesco from a Blackburn building.

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Blackburn Citizen

Despicable' Darwen thief jailed for six years

Police officers said Lee Heath Jones was one of the most prolific burglars they had ever seen and that he had no regard at all for his victims.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn with Darwen under 7s will get a free school meal

BLACKBURN with Darwen Council has said it is ready to implement the Government's new policy of free school meals to all primary school children up to age seven.

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Blackburn Citizen

DARWEN'S microbrewery has celebrated a special year by unveiling a number of locally inspired brews.

It will be a decade in September since Barry Tyson launched Hopstar in the garage of his Pole Lane home.

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Lancashire Telegraph

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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Family and friends raise cash in memory of Darwen tragedy girl

The 'Walk with an Angel' event was organised by the family of Darwen girl Vicky Harrison, who took her own life in 2010 at the age of 21 because she couldn't find a job.

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Lancashire Telegraph

New scheme will speed up adoption in Blackburn with Darwen

PEOPLE approved to adopt in Blackburn with Darwen will be allowed to trawl the National Adoption Register under a new scheme.

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Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn mum eyeing Miss Beauty UK crown

A YUMMY mummy from Blackburn is vying to win a national beauty contest after wowing judges in an online competition.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Woman returns to Darwen from Australia after 50 years - and complains to council

A WOMAN who has returned to Darwen 50 years after emigrating to Australia has written a letter to the council complaining at the state of the town.

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Lancashire Telegraph

With this ring... how to choose your wedding rings

PROPOSALS from MPs to step-up action to tackle 'sham marriages' have been welcomed following as string of trials in East Lancashire.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Residents-only parking move for Blackburn with Darwen

Officials are preparing new guidelines for how and where the restrictions should be introduced following growing numbers of applications from people living in busy streets.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre have revealed sharp increases in gout, with Blackburn with Darwen reporting figures which were well above the national average last year.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Gout, Health, Medicine, World News, Arthritis

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Anger as bins fester in front of Darwen homes

A STREET where bins have to be left to fester in front of homes has been likened to the 'Third World'.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Chorley Citizen

Summer a 'death sentence' for East Lancashire dogs

THE summer is like a 'death sentence' for increasing number of dogs that are being abandoned when their owners go away on holiday, animal charities claim.

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This Is Lancashire

For sale - Margo Grimshaw's wooden stocks

But now the lady of Toad Hall, near Samlesbury, has come up with an old-fashioned method of punishment for drunken revellers in Blackburn centre - a pair of original wooden stocks.

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