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2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn Muslim Schools Trust in TV documentary controversy

BLACKBURN'S Muslim Tauheedul Schools Trust was this weekend braced for controversy over a TV documentary claiming staff members at its Olive Primary branded 'clapping and whistling' as 'Satanic'.

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3 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

SICK: East Lancs gang who filmed dogs attacking badger and cat jailed

A SICK gang who filmed their dogs attacking a badger and a cat on their mobile phones have been jailed.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, United Kingdom,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Locals urged to cheer on 'Girls' Night Out' charity runners

It follows the success of the Midnight Walk event the hospice have held over the past four years which have raised more than A 900,000 towards patient care PENDLESIDE Hospice is hosting its annual 'Girls' Night Out' event tonight and organisers are urging people who live on the route to cheer the ladies on.

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Blackburn Citizen

Biggest strike for decade shuts East Lancashire services

Services were disrupted across the county as several trade unions co-ordinated industrial action to take place on the same day.

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Chorley Citizen

Hot weather and activities set to continue across East Lancashire

Feniscowles Pre-School in Blackburn will host a fun day from 11am, to raise money for school funds, which will attended by the fire service.

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Blackburn Citizen

Experts encouraged as community rallies round to support scheme into dementia

Held at Alder Grange High School, the group presented how they plan to tackle issues surrounding living with and caring for residents with dementia in their local community.

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Hampshire Chronicle

General Synod vote on women bishops

The General Synod vote over women bishops comes after the legislation was derailed in November 2012 by just six votes cast by lay members The Church of England is being given a second chance to back the introduction of women bishops at a key meeting getting under way today.

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Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn businesses evacuated after industrial estate fire

The fire has been extinguished but the cylinders are potentially highly explosive, so fire fighters will remain on the scene for the rest of the morning, and possibily the afternoon, ensuring the cylinders are fully cooling.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs pair jailed for 'terrifying' taxi man attack

Burnley Crown Court heard how convicted robber Debbie Kearns, 32, had grabbed Mohammed Ahmed's money bag and demanded change in a dispute over the fare.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Drunk East Lancs HGV driver was reported to police BEFORE crashing into bus stop

A DRUNKEN HGV driver who demolished a bus stop forcing a woman to run for her life was already being investigated for another incidence of drink driving.

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This Is Lancashire

POLICE cordoned off an area of Darwen last night following the discovery of a woman's body.

POLICE cordoned off an area of Darwen last night following the discovery of a 59-year-old woman's body.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Rossendale shoplifter was a 'desperate' alcoholic

Lesley Anne Edwards, 30, stole beer, wine and a packet of crisps, worth A 14.75, from Holmfield Garage, Rawtenstall, on April 30. She struck at Boots, in St James Square, Bacup, on June 17, and helped herself to make-up worth about A 50. Her solicitor, Janet Sime, said Edwards, who is now pregnant, had had no money and no home.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Plan put forward for 275 homes in Clitheroe

Previous proposals for 345 homes on the Waddow View site off Waddington Road, submitted by a local consortium, were rejected at appeal in January.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Former East Lancs councillor told to pay back A 144k crime gains or be jailed

A FORMER Pendle councillor must pay back A 144,000 by a proceeds of crime hearing in six months or he will be jailed.

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Blackburn Citizen

New survey sparks calls to equalise parking charges across Lancashire

CALLS have been made to equalise residents' parking charges across Lancashire after figures showed drivers were forking out different amounts.

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Burnley Citizen

Child abuse probe - must be thorough', say East Lancs MPs

EAST Lancashire MPs have called for investigations into possible child abuse by senior politicians in the 1980s to be swift and thorough.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Grieving East Lancs mum pays tribute to baby who fought to the very end

A GRIEVING mother has paid tribute to her 'inspiring' baby who died from an infection while having chemotherapy for a rare disease.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Nursing, Chickenpox, Health

Spenborough Guardian

Lights Out to mark outbreak of World War One

Everyone is invited to take part in a project next month by turning off their lights, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection.

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Chorley Citizen

Stop the Madness: Young East Lancs Muslims urged not to race cars to celebrate end of Ramadan

COMMUNITY leaders have united to plead with young Muslim men to 'stop the madness' of racing hired, high-performance vehicles to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Ancient Ribchester Helmet back home at last

The Ribchester Helmet was unveiled last night at the Roman museum in the Ribble Valley village, on loan from the British Museum.

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