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2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs farmer accused of driving tractor at police has case dropped

A HILL farmer from Rossendale accused of driving his tractor at a police officer neighbour and hitting him in the leg as part of a lengthy dispute has seen all charges against him dropped.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Blackburn 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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Blackburn Citizen

Back campaign to restrict East Lancs wind turbines, horse riders urged

Campaigners insist that the Mary Towneley Loop, created in 1996 with a A 1.8million Sport England grant, would be significantly compromised by no fewer than three separate schemes between Rossendale, Burnley and Calderdale.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

An artist's impression of how the proposed major redevelopment of Ski Rossendale woud look

THIS is the first look at a A 500,000 overhaul which supporters hope will transform Ski Rossendale into a 'centre of excellence' for the north-west.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Oversized' classes see huge increase across Lancashire

THE number of 'oversized' classes for infants in county hall-led schools has risen by more than 20 times in just four years.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

CAB to move into Bacup hall after deal done

A FRESH home has been found for the Valley's Citizen's Advice Bureau - after a deal was struck with the borough council for Bacup's Stubbylee Hall.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Barrow's rate of older workers among Britain's lowest

The latest figures showed just over half 51.7 per cent of 50 to 64 year-olds in Barrow are working, according to new information collated by the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Unexplained Mysteries

Dragon attack enquiry tops bizarre FOI list

The Freedom of Information Act has opened up the opportunity for people to ask for data pertaining to some of the most bizarre things imaginable as evidenced by a recent compendium of requests compiled by the Local Government Association.

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Lancashire Telegraph

New Rossendale building proposals will see four new structures built for horses

A SERIES of new shelters are currently in the pipeline to protect an animal sanctuary's equine friends - come rain or shine.

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Chorley Citizen

MORE people fell victim to violent crime in East Lancashire last year, new figures revealed.

Across the region, 'violence against the person' offences - such as attempted murder, assault, and neglect - rocketed by an average of 9.5 per cent from 2012/13 to 2013/14.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Seven more weeks of misery for East Lancs drivers

The temporary traffic lights are to remain on Grane Road which has one lane closed to enable United Utilities engineers to repair the collapsed sewer DELAYS on the Grane Road are set to continue for another seven weeks while engineers dig by hand to repair a collapsed sewer.

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Chorley Citizen

Now pets need foodbanks too

People are turning to foodbanks for help as they are struggling to support not only themselves, but also their beloved dogs and cats.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Independent

Dragon attacks, pet exorcisms and meteor showers: The 10 most bizarre ...

Neela Debnath is a member of the Independent's Online editorial team. She has an MA in Journalism from Brunel University.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Zombies on the trail of Rawtenstall runners

SOMETHING wicked this way comes in October....when blood-thirsty zombies will be hunting down runners through the forest in Rawtenstall.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Death of East Lancs teenager sparks drive to raise awareness of dangers

POLICE and Army cadets are raising awareness of the dangers of swimming in open water after the death of an East Lancashire teenager this summer.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

EAST Lancashire MPs have called on the government to recall Parliament over the crisis in Iraq.

Conservative MPs Andrew Stephenson, Jake Berry and Nigel Evans have urged the Prime Minister to recall Parliament because of the 'deteriorating situation'.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs toddler drowned in bath as mother distracted

A TODDLER from Rossendale who had a fascination with water drowned on bath night while his mother was distracted, an inquest heard.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale firm unveils big expansion

James Killelea and Co, based in Stoneholme Road, Crawshawbooth, has landed a A 75,000 grant from Regenerate Pennine Lancashire A RENOWNED Rossendale steelwork and engineering firm is set to create eight new jobs after investing in new machinery, with support from a Government grant.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale firm signed up as Burnley's new accountants

Carlton Cooper, partner at Cassons, said: "Cassons has its roots in Burnley and there's an immense amount of pride among our employees that we have been appointed by the club."

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale firm unveils big expansion

James Killelea and Co, based in Stoneholme Road, Crawshawbooth, has landed a A 75,000 grant from Regenerate Pennine Lancashire A RENOWNED Rossendale steelwork and engineering firm is set to create eight new jobs after investing in new machinery, with support from a Government grant.

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