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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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Lancashire Telegraph

Towpath cycle trek

Labour councillor for Milnshaw ward, Paul Cox, will be joined by rider Ray Smith as he cycles the length of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal for Accrington Blind Society and North West Air Ambulance on Thursday and Friday.

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Blackburn Citizen

Delays on key link road set to continue

DELAYS on the Grane Road are set to continue for up to a month while engineers pursue sewer and road surface repairs.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Petition plea after Accrington Arndale death fall

A PETITION with more than 1,300 signatures has been presented to Hyndburn Council, calling for greater safety measures at the Arndale Centre in Accrington.

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Chorley Citizen

East Lancs union chiefs praise hospital staff for progress

UNION chiefs have praised front-line staff for the progress made during a difficult year at East Lancashire's hospitals.

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Blackburn Citizen

a Popular former landlord who ran pubs across East Lancashire has died aged 85.

Harry Roberts was best known for his 15 years behind the bar of the Blackamoor pub in Roman Road, Blackburn.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Lower Darwen roof siege man jailed for two years

Stephen Carl Holden, 22, scaled a row of terraced houses in Lower Darwen and threw slates at vehicles during the late-night protest.

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Burnley Citizen

Strikers to picket outside East Lancashire town halls

The action by local government unions Unison, Unite and the GMB will be joined by civil servants in the Public and Commercial Services Union, the National Union of Teachers and the Fire Brigades' Union.

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Burnley Express

Arson probe after Brierfield garage blaze

Crews used a hose reel to initially attack the fire but on further investigation with a thermal image camera, they found three liquid petroleum gas cylinders inside.

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Morecambe Visitor

'It's like losing a member of the family'

William Bury is devastated after one of his prize model aeroplanes was stolen. Here he is pictured with one of his planes under construction.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

News Observer

Duke's Beck qualifies for British Open

Duke junior Celine Boutier is set to compete in the European Ladies Amateur Team Championship on July 8-12 at the Golf and Country Club Diners Ljubljana in Slovenia.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire Police commissioner facing new expenses probe

LANCASHIRE Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw will face a second official investigation into his expenses, it was decided yesterday.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Fears over parking fee at East Lancashire beauty spots

PROPOSALS by county council bosses to introduce new car parking charges at two beauty spots in East Lancashire have sparked controversy.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire brigade's revamp for training centre

FIRE chiefs have outlined the improvements which need to be made to the county brigade's training centre until a final decision can be made regarding a headquarters relocation.

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