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  1. Hundreds of suspected illegal cigarettes bought by test purchasers in Blackburn shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Blackburn Citizen

    PACKS: Suspected illicit cigarettes and tobacco bought in Blackburn. the Philip Morris International Group were in town after doing 'empty packet' tests, which involves scrutinising the legitimacy of boxes found on the ground They visited dozens of premises in the town over two days and were sold what are thought to be smuggled, counterfeit or 'illicit white' cigarettes in 15 of them.

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  2. Ormskirk Gingerbread sculpture unveiled at Aughton schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Southport Visiter

    The first Ormskirk Gingerbread Man was unveiled at Town Green School by Mayor of West Lancashire, Doreen Stephenson this week. Adrianna Usher's winning design was selected to feature on the first of the Ormskirk Gingerbreads, which will form part of the Ormskirk Gingerbread Project taking place later this year.

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  3. Police found man under the sink and another in cupboard after reports of intrudersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

    POLICE who entered an unoccupied house after a report of intruders found one man hiding under the kitchen sink and another in a cupboard. Blackburn magistrates heard doors to the property had been forced but Barry Michael Duffy claimed that had been done before he and his friend arrived at the house.

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  4. East Lancs student set to join world's top scientists in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    Joshua Dawes, from Burnley, will travel to the famous CERN laboratory, in Switzerland, later this year to begin research using the Large Hadron Collider. The 20-year-old will be on a placement from his course in computer science and maths at Manchester University for a year.

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  5. a Former cinema in Accrington valued at 700,000 eight years ago will...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A FORMER cinema in Accrington valued at A 700,000 eight years ago will go under the hammer next month - with a price tag of just A 25,000. The former Ritz cinema and Barnes Furniture store, at the junction of Cannon Street and Church Street, was gutted by an arson attack in 2011, which has seen its value drop by A 675,000.

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  6. 5 most read stories on the Visiter.co.uk - Jan 26 - Feb 5Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    News that the Warehouse on West Street is to close in April came as a shock to people who have enjoyed dining out in the Southport eatery. Scott Orr, 22, lied to police, saying that his laptop, TV, mobile phone and Playstation 3 had been stolen and later pleaded guilty to fraud, supply of class B drugs, possession of class B drugs with intent, possession of cocaine, perverting the course of justice and being concerned with supply of class A drugs.

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  7. 'The Pendle Curse' by Catherine CavendishRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It seems like I have an abundance of ghost stories lately. I am not complaining about this.

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  8. Ted Robbins collapses on stage: Latest updates as Peter Kay's...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The star appeared to clutch his chest while on stage before the curtains were drawn and the audience were told the show was over. Ted Robbins is 59 years old and was born in Liverpool in 1955.

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  9. Police find body in search for missing Morecambe manRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The body was discovered in fields close to the River Lune near Hornby Road, Caton, shortly before midday yesterday . A police spokesperson said: "While formal identification has yet to be carried out the body is sadly believed to be that of Neil Connelly, 38, who went missing from his home in Morecambe earlier this week.

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  10. Chester FC's forties football star Freddie Wilcox fondly rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chester Evening Leader

    The St Helens-born right back made 16 Division Three North appearances in the 1947/48 season and was also a member of the team that reached the Fourth Round of the FA Cup. As a youngster, growing up in the 1930s, Freddie represented a strong Liverpool Schools side that remained unbeaten in 30 games.

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  11. Technology test for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Pendle 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. Teams from Pendle's secondary schools and colleges are to have their imagination and engineering skills put to the test.

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  12. Plans to create South Ribble dual carriageway to relieve traffic jamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | 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. CONSULTATION over proposals to widen the A582 in South Ribble, to relieve congestion by creating a dual carriageway, will get underway today.

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  13. City hotel in bid to go greenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | 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. A Lancaster hotel wants to install 340 solar panels on its roof in a bid to cut its carbon footprint.

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  14. Blackpool's economy so depressed that even PROSTITUTES are forced to leave in search of workRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A Sunday People investigation reveals how tough life has become in the once-booming resort town which has been savaged by Coalition cuts A town whose very name was synomymous with good times for A generations of Britons is A showing the scars of austerity like great gaping wounds. Fun-seekers' magnet Blackpool was such a money-spinner it A supported vast numbers of service jobs - and life there was good even in the quiet winter months.

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  15. Animal sanctuary to celebrate 10 years of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    The centre, a rescue home to a menagerie of animals, will celebrate its first decade with a charity ball in March. The sanctuary, in Sandy Lane, Holmeswood, relies purely on donations from the public for its survival.

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  16. Turf Moor team aiming to be top of fitness leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs 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. A Burnley Football Club team like no other - the club's commercial department - is preparing to tackle the Pennine 10K Run.

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  17. New Year, New Business: How Tina Marriott and Sue Atherton opened Equiemporium in Birkdale VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Tina and Sue: "The decision to open an equestrian and country wear shop was an easy one. We understand the demands of the rider and outdoor pursuits enthusiast" Equiemporium on Liverpool Road was opened by Tina Marriott and Sue Atherton four months ago, providing everything a keen horse rider or a lover of outdoor sports could ever need.

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  18. Credit union reaches new landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Pendle 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. It has already grown to over 6,000 members and has passed a startling new landmark - it has made its 20,000th loan.

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  19. Preston cancer survivor on why women should sign up for Race for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 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. Sue Salisbury, from Lea, is urging women to take part in the 2015 Race for Life in Moor Park, Preston A college teacher who survived breast cancer is urging the women of Preston to take part in Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at Moor Park in May. Laura Wild reports The mum-of-three hadn't been aware of the lump until her husband found it and urged her to visit the GP.

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  20. Sturridge scores on return from injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Daniel Sturridge scored within 12 minutes of his return from injury to help Liverpool beat West Ham 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring on his return to the first team during their English Premier League soccer match against West Ham at Anfield, Liverpool, England, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

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