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  1. Ken waits 64 years for medal honourRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Burnley Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The wait is over for a Simonstone war hero who will finally receive his campaign medal for service - overdue by almost 64 years.

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  2. Tributes to teacher and record-breaking cricketerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. John 'Jack' McCann died in the care of The Little Sisters of The Poor in Fulwood at the age of 95. The father-of-seven, granddad to 17 and great-grandfather to 11, was born and raised in Preston, attending English Martyrs Boys School and the former Preston Catholic College and during his 34 years as a teacher ended up going back to both.

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  3. VERTEX: Police warning after 14-year-old girl takes legal high and falls illRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    POLICE have issued a warning to youngsters about a 'legal high' called Vertex, after a 14-year-old girl became ill after using the substance in Barnoldswick. Officers will be attending an assembly at West Craven High School to warn pupils about the substance, which looks like cannabis and is marked as 'not fit for human consumption'.

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  4. New mini-rail HQ at Worden Hall to get go-aheadRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Miniature railway enthusiasts who run the popular train in the grounds of Worden Hall, Leyland, have pledged to stay true to the historic settting when they build a new clubhouse.

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  5. The old wallpaper manufacturing facility was more than 160 years old when it was demolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A 'BLIGHT on the landscape of Darwen' could be set to disappear after the site was put up for sale. The old wallpaper manufacturing facility was more than 160 years old when it was demolished to make way for 127 houses.

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  6. Travel: A south Lakes family adventure holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The time after that the heavens opened ... and again 15 years ago we had to rush to the nearest store for waterproofs. Oh, and I've done caravans - the less said the better.

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  7. Southport taxi driver among Merseyside's most ruthless murderersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Today we reveal 11 evil people who thankfully will not see the light of day for a very long time. When detectives from Merseyside Police finally catch up with cold-blooded killers, the criminals know they are heading for a long stretch behind bars.

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  8. Alastair Cook hails 'fantastic' James Anderson after England...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Re-signing Fabregas would have been illogical! We already had Ozil and Sanchez gives us more options, says Wenger as Arsenal prepare to welcome old boy Cesc and Chelsea to the Emirates Hazard worth 100m for each leg PLUS Ronaldo, says Jose as Chelsea boss says 'golden boy' is too special to sell OLIVER HOLT: Mayweather is the 'thug king' of boxing who claims to be The Best Ever... dislike Mr Money all you like but in the ring he is close to genius Fernandinho saves City's blushes with late winner after Villa come back from two goals down and Guzan howler in five-goal thriller London Welsh bad-boy Hala'ufia tackles streaker to the ground before being sent off for slamming opponent's head into pitch Sacking managers and lots of money... Salford City just like Chelsea, jokes Carragher as club owned by Class of 92 seal promotion Chadli rescues point for Pochettino on his return to ... (more)

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    9 hrs ago | Daily Star

    FOOTBALL star Steven Gerrard has left a parting gift for his mum before he heads to America - a A 700,000 dream home. The Kop idol had been living in the rented, four-bed detached close to his 3.4million mansion in Formby, Merseyside.

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  10. Steffon Armitage's last chance to prove he can play for England at the World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Re-signing Fabregas would have been illogical! We already had Ozil and Sanchez gives us more options, says Wenger as Arsenal prepare to welcome old boy Cesc and Chelsea to the Emirates Hazard worth A 100m for each leg PLUS Ronaldo, says Jose as Chelsea boss says 'golden boy' is too special to sell OLIVER HOLT: Mayweather is the 'thug king' of boxing who claims to be The Best Ever... dislike Mr Money all you like but in the ring he is close to genius Fernandinho saves City's blushes with late winner after Villa come back from two goals down and Guzan howler in five-goal thriller London Welsh bad-boy Hala'ufia tackles streaker to the ground before being sent off for slamming opponent's head into ground Sacking managers and lots of money... Salford City just like Chelsea, jokes Carragher as club owned by Class of 92 seal promotion Chadli rescues point for Pochettino on his return to ... (more)

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  11. Sixty Not Out at the Park.Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Morecambe`s Jekyll and Hyde form this season continued on Saturday at Adams Park with a win which severely dented Wycombe`s hopes of automatic promotion. At the start of play, Gareth Ainsworth`s team were third in League Two and - with an unbeaten record against the Shrimps over the years which included a three-one win at the Globe Arena last October- must have expected their almost customary three points against the team from the Lancashire coast.

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  12. Ormskirk man survives devastating Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    An Ormskirk man is looking forward to coming back home after surviving the horrific earthquake that has left part of Nepal devastated. Twenty seven year old Nicholas Roxburgh has been in Nepal for the past nine months while studying for his PHD.

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  13. Preston bomb detonated in controlled explosionRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Leyland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Police were called to a field near Avenham Park this evening to reports that two people with a metal detector had discovered an old three inch HE military mortar.

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  14. Welling United 0 Southport 1: Hewitt screamer seals survival for SandgroundersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    The Sandgrounders came into the final day having essentially guaranteed their place in the Vanarama Conference with a draw last weekend against Grimsby Town, but victory ensured they crossed the finish line without the threat of any drama. As the home fans poured onto the pitch at Park View Road, it was also celebration time for Welling, as Alfreton Town's defeat at Bristol Rovers secured a fine escape act for Loui Fazakerley's team.

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  15. Everything pointing to tight results in two constituenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. With politicians in Lancaster and Morecambe facing an anxious wait next month for the results of the General Election in two of the country's most marginal seats, Guardian reporter Gayle Rouncivell looks at the recent history of the two constituencies.

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  16. 'Controlled explosion' planned for bomb found in PrestonRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Leyland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Police have closed a Preston park after discovering what is believed to be a potentially 'live and very dangerous' bomb.

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  17. We follow George Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier where poverty is now worse than the 1930sRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Nearly 80 years from Orwell's book on the effects of Great Depression, we find soul-destroying hardship - unemployment, hunger, hypothermia and child poverty "If I am honest, I am tired," the Rev Denise Hayes says, serving hot tea against the bleakness of the weather outside. Out in the church, a family lights candles for their son who has taken his own life.

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  18. Full Time: Burnley 0 Leicester City 1Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    JAMIE Vardy's goal just 59 seconds after a Matt Taylor penalty miss consigned Burnley to a damaging defeat at home to relegation rivals Leicester City at Turf Moor. Taylor hit the outside of the post from the spot in the 59th minute and Vardy quickly netted for Leicester at the other end after Tom Heaton had scrambled to prevent a Michael Duff own goal.

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  19. Premature baby couple stuck in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Newsday

    A couple from Bolton whose baby was born 12 weeks prematurely on holiday in Spain have said they could be stranded in the country for three months. She was taken to San Juan Hospital in Alicante where she gave birth to son Freddie by emergency caesarean section after his heart stopped beating.

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  20. The Prime Minister embarrasses himself by mixing up his favourite football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    David Cameron blamed 'brain fade' for the moment he seemed to forget he supported Aston Villa during an election speech "Political football" is a phrase often bandied about by politicians but when they do get involved in the beautiful game it often has embarrassing results. The Prime Minister sparked derision after forgetting that he supports Aston Villa, instead mixing them up with another famous side that plays in claret and blue - West Ham.

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