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42 min ago | Gazette Series
The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.
42 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph
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.
4 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen
Older people's charity Royal Voluntary Service and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is working in partnership to develop an on-ward service to improve the wellbeing of older patients during their stay.
6 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire
BLACKBURN'S controversial Islamic Olive Primary School is to get a new, purpose-built home cost over five million pounds The Tauheedul Trust has applied for planning permission to construct a two storey complex on Meins Road in Beardwood next to its high-flying girls academy.
6 hrs ago | Pendle Today
Three crews - two from Colne and one from Nelson - were called to the scene at around 7-45pm, where they were faced with a well developed blaze with flames coming out the window.
That shocking statistic has prompted Macmillan Cancer Support to invest A 1m. in East Lancashire over the next three years in a bid to transform cancer care.
Police are appealing for information after a woman who was out jogging in Whalley was sexually assaulted by a man.
A BLACKBURN social worker who helps families considering adoption has called on people to find out more about the council's 'Let's Adopt' campaign.
Herbert Parkinson, at Harvest Mill, Monton Road, has launched the recruitment drive as it gears up for its peak period in the months leading up to Christmas.
A dead dog was left to rot for nearly a week in a canal before its body was removed by animal charity workers.
SIX directors who operated a 'land bank' involving prime land near Burnley have been disqualified as company directors after a major probe by the Official Receiver.
A DRUGS gang which recruited members from those who owed debts to its leader has been sent to prison for a total of almost 25 years.
New figures for the three-month period to May showed more than 160 patients with life-threatening problems, labelled 'red' incidents, waited more than 20 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.
Maruf Yousaf, who has just turned 16, was issued with the anti-social behaviour order at Burnley Magistrates' Court after his destructive behaviour escalated over the past six months.
And the series of contemporary pictures, from which two were accepted for the marine art exhibition, are based on sketches he made looking down on land from a plane.
Bill Cowling, show director, said: "Countryside Live has forged its own place in the rural calendar and although it is very different to the Great Yorkshire Show, the core ethos is the same - to showcase the importance of British farming and to provide a fun and educational day out, particularly for those with younger families."
PART of the new Clitheroe Community Hospital has been closed due to a fault with the flooring - just three months after the A 7.8 million building opened.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 09:17 am
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