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42 min ago | Gazette Series

Yes vote 'won't benefit people'

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tayside County, Scotland, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

42 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

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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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, West Yorkshire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England,

4 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen

Help needed for elderly Chorley and South Ribble patients

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Nursing, Medicine

6 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Controversial Blackburn school plans new A 5m centre

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.

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6 hrs ago | Pendle Today

Dogs rescued in Nelson flat fire

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, United Kingdom,

8 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

SAVAGES: Police hunt East Lancs gang after sheep slaughtered

A GANG of youths whose dogs have killed 12 sheep on a disused farm are being hunted by police and animal welfare officers.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Burnley Express

Burnley's shock cancer death figures

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.

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Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Appeal after jogger is sexually assaulted

Police are appealing for information after a woman who was out jogging in Whalley was sexually assaulted by a man.

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Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn social worker publicises adoption scheme which helps provide stability

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.

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Blackburn Citizen

Darwen textile factory set to take on 30 new staff

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.

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Lancaster Guardian

Pet dog's body left in canal for six days

A dead dog was left to rot for nearly a week in a canal before its body was removed by animal charity workers.

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Blackburn Citizen

Six directors disqualified over East Lancs 'land bank' scandal

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.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hampshire County, England, Suffolk County, England

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs drug gang behind bars for 25 years

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, United Kingdom,

Blackburn Citizen

'Deep concerns' over East Lancs ambulance response times

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.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Baby-faced East Lancs teen gets ASBO for 'making innocent lives a misery'

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.

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Blackpool Today

Jail for patient who launched attack in taxi

Preston Crown Court court heard how the driver shouted for help and passers-by came to his aid, helping him get most of the money back.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Artists work chosen out 900 others to feature in a prestigious London exhibition

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, World News, United Kingdom, Painting, Arts

Gazetteherald.co.uk

Entrants gearing up for Countryside Live show

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."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, United Kingdom,

Lancashire Telegraph

Faulty floor closes part of Clitheroe hospital just three months after A 7.8million building opened

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.

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This Is Lancashire

Burnley MP joins McDonald's staff in clean-up

Armed with litter pickers and paint brushes, the 20-strong team spruced up the Bevington Close play area and added a fresh lick of paint to the woodwork and play equipment.

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