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5 hrs ago | Leyland Today

Small business support top of Seema's aim list

A mum-of-three who is campaigning to become South Ribble's next Member of Parliament has vowed to be the champion of small businesses.

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10 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Blackburn driver leaves five-year-old boy with broken leg

Faris Sheikh is consoled by his mother, Haseena Hamid, at home after he was knocked down by a car near the junction of Whitewell Place and Ribble Street, Blackburn, Little Faris Sheikh was playing close to his grandparents' Blackburn home with a group of friends when he was struck by a silver or grey vehicle around 8pm on Wednesday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Preston Citizen

Coroner slams Portuguese authorities over handling of Longridge man's death

Graham Fisher, 55, died in April 2013 in his Algarve apartment but the inquest was not opened until Tuesday at King George's Hall, Blackburn.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has urged ministers to offer firms cash incentives to build in Blackburn, Pendle, and Burnley instead of on green fields in his constituency.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn police officer who admitted having sex on duty found not guilty of misconduct

A POLICE officer who admitted having sex while on duty has been found not guilty of misconduct in a public office.

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Burnley Express

'Peacemaker' Bishop John's farewell

More than 1,000 people said farewell to The Bishop of Burnley, The Rt Rev. John Goddard, at a special service at Blackburn Cathedral to mark his retirement.

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Mirror.co.uk

Woman aged 43 found mauled to death by her Staffordshire bull terrier in Liverpool flat

A spokesman for the force confirmed: "Merseyside Police can confirm that a post-mortem to establish the cause of death has provisionally concluded that she died of multiple dog bites, pending the results of toxicology and other tests.

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Blackburn Citizen

Award for East Lancs group's 'incredible' fundraising efforts

A FUNDRAISING group that has raised more than A 2million in half a century has received a national award from Cancer Research UK.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs Asda stores to get lifesaving heart machines

Six Asda stores in East Lancashire are set to be presented with a public access defibrillator and will train store colleagues in CPR in the coming weeks.

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This Is Lancashire

Blackburn nursery boss demands action over hostel users shouting and swearing

Nursery manager Chantelle de la Croix is complaining about the behaviour of some of the people who use the nearby Salvation Army hostel THE deaf and mute manager of a Blackburn nursery has called for action to tackle drunks fighting and swearing outside the nearby Salvation Army hostel.

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Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs dangerous dog owners urged to attend police - surgery'

The purpose of the event at Greenbank Station, in Blackburn, on Wednesday from noon to 8pm is to educate people about the recent changes in dog legislation and to provide help and advice to dog owners who have questions or concerns about the breed of their dog.

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Blackburn Citizen

Mum-of-two suffers life-changing injuries after being hit by banned Blackburn driver

A MOTHER suffered life-changing injuries after a disqualified driver crashed into her car as she was waiting to pull away from outside a post office.

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Burnley Citizen

I regret my actions, says sex case police officer

A POLICE officer who allegedly ignored calls because he was having sex on duty has admitted 'my career has come to an end'.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Professional Carwashing/Detail

Carwash collects food for refugees

BLACKBURN, England Global Carwash is acting as a donation point for a charity that is collecting food and other items for Syrian refugees, according to The Citizen.

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Blackburn Citizen

Former Blackburn school pupil bringing comfort to families hit by war

IN September 2011 Royal Marine Andrew Mills received a chilling phone call in the early hours of the morning, informing him that his services were needed to support a Blackburn mother whose only son had been killed in Afghanistan.

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Blackburn Citizen

Caring Blackburn father-of-two loses lifelong cancer battle

Samuel Taylor, an avid Spurs fan, had suffered from Crohn's disease since he was a child.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Crohn's Disease, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Food donations to Accrington community to mark end of Ramadhan

HUNDREDS of people of all faiths are expected to come together to mark the end of Ramadhan in Accrington as local restaurants and takeaways donate food to the community.

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Lancaster Guardian

Equal role for women of cloth

Since then, the Church of England said it has been working to identify a new approach which would receive the necessary support.

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Blackburn Citizen

Planners due to give permission for Blackburn dementia unit

THE transformation of Blackburn's 'biggest eyesore' into a A 4.8million dementia care home will take a major step towards reality on Thursday.

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Chorley Citizen

INQUIRY: Police have appealed for information about the nightclub attack

A COURT has heard details of three incidents ignored by a Blackburn police officer while he allegedly had sex during a shift.

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