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Saturday | Burnley Citizen

Burnley MP backs minimum alcohol price

BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle has called for a ban on cheap booze after shock figures revealed that the effects of alcohol cost every person in Burnley A 384 a year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Booze kills 149 people in East Lancashire

ALCOHOL cost the lives of 149 people in four East Lancashire boroughs over two years - and left taxpayers with an annual bill of around A 122 million.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Former East Lancs mayor backs call for Sir Cyril Smith child abuse inquiry

A FORMER mayor who says he was beaten by Sir Cyril Smith is backing calls for a full public inquiry into allegations of child abuse.

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

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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Blackburn Citizen

One in five patients in Bradford are unable to make an appointment to see a GP

Across England more than seven million patients will benefit from the new measures, in which surgeries will offer access to GPs outside normal hours and by methods including phone, email and Skype.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Dementia awareness sessions in Rossendale

RESIDENTS will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding and awareness of dementia at a series of events to be held in Rossendale.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Alzheimer's, Health,

Pendle Today

Police car crashes cost A 600,000

Car crash cops have racked up a bill of more than 600,000 over the past five years, according to official figures.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Police searching for missing East Lancs man

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

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Iain Duncan-Smith promotes new care apprentice scheme in Rossendale

CABINET welfare boss Iain Duncan-Smith came to Rossendale to promote a new scheme for care apprentices and rejected claims the government was ignoring East Lancashire.

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

International Business Times

EXCLUSIVE: 'Honest Photographs with no Trickery'; In Conversation ...

A lecturer of Manchester Metropolitan University, recognized as John Hyatt, has claimed that he now has proof that fairies are real.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Entomology, Science

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Fairy Godfather: Photographers worldwide swamp professor with new pictures of mystical creatures

Lecturer who claims he has proven the existence of fairies is bombarded with new magical images sent from more than 15 countries A man being dubbed the Fairy Godfather - after claiming he has proven the existence of fairies - is being inundated with photographs from around the globe whose owners insist capture the mini mythical creatures.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale climate change evening

ROSSENDALE Climate Change Group are planning to hold a Lancashire evening in Bacup on Tuesday, September 23, and are looking for musicians that would like to perform.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancashire projects shortlisted for funding

TWO projects in East Lancashire have been shortlisted for up to A 25,000 of funding for a 'deserving' community initiative and now face a public vote.

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Burnley Citizen

Health fears for residents after figures reveal East Lancashire is near the top of takeaways list

Burnley and Hyndburn appear in the top 10 list of boroughs with the most takeaways per head of population, while Rossendale and Blackburn with Darwen are close behind, featuring in the top 25, according to figures published by Public Health England.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Angry Rossendale dad pushed mum down stairs

AN angry dad left his ex-partner with a broken arm after pushing her down the steps outside his home, a court heard.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Snig Hole Park in Helmshore to be reopened after A 162k makeover

Snig Hole Park, at the junction of Helmshore Road and Free Lane, Helmshore, has been fitted with an improved drainage system and new equipment for toddlers.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

New bid to save historic Ramsbottom pub

THE owner of an award-winning real ale brewery is making a last bid to buy an historic pub threatened with closure.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale pupils knit blanket for Philippine typhoon victims

YOUNGSTERS are knitting a blanket to send out to vulnerable children at risk in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Burnley Citizen

700 sign up for boost from East Lancs growth hub

MORE than 700 businesses are on the path to growth after being signed up to Boost Business Lancashire, the county's A 7.2m business growth hub.

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