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7 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Dangerous parking in Pleasington to be tackled

COUNCIL officers will tackle dangerous parking near Pleasington Playing Fields after a new car park for 40 to 50 vehicles is built.

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11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Man attacked police officer in Blackburn pool hall

Blackburn magistrates heard burly Peter John Clark rugby tackled the officer to the floor and was saved from a 'beating' when a man came to his assistance.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

First missing name found for Blackburn war memorial

PROUD grandson Russell Davies has provided the first missing name from an eroded war memorial and promised to help find the rest before it is renovated and resited.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Meeting planned for hospital users in East Lancashire

A MEETING has been organised to hear the experiences and views of people who have used services at East Lancashire's over the last 12 months.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Queen in Blackburn: A day for all to remember

For the parents in the 2,000-strong crowd, it was about creating memories that their children, some of them still in buggies, would carry with them forever.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

New York Post

The day in photos

A diver dressed as the Easter Bunny swims among sharks, rays and other species of fish in the Shipwreck habitat at the South East Asia Aquarium of Resorts World Sentosa, a popular tourist attraction in Singapore.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Ribble Valley diabetes group bids to extend

Members of the Ribble Valley Diabetes UK Group are to hold one of their meetings in Burnley in July in a bid to reignite interest in a support group in the town.

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Blackburn Citizen

Big expansion plans for Darwen-based WEC

The WEC Group, based in Darwen, has taken over a six-acre site at the Walker Business Park off Blackamoor Road to continue its growth.

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Blackburn Citizen

'Your views are vital', says chief hospital watchdog

THE chief hospital watchdog for England has urged people to attend two public events as he prepares to bring a team of 50 inspectors to the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General.

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Blackburn Citizen

Easter fun for all the family in East Lancashire

The sun is expected to shine for most of the weekend as families visit attractions and events to take advantage of the four-day break.

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Burnley Citizen

Health Minister's praise for the work of East Lancs charity

PUBLIC health minister Jane Ellison paid a visit to East Lancashire yesterday and heaped praise on a charity which offers volunteer work for people recovering from drug or alcohol misuse.

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Blackburn Citizen

HRH Queen Elizabeth II visits Blackburn Cathedral for Maundy service 17/04/2014

Accusations that the Queen was wearing claret at the request of her son, @BurnleyOfficial fan Prince Charles, have yet to be proven #LTqueen Maundy pensioners having lunch at King George's Hall, with entertainment from local school children.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Laura Gray and Jordan Monaghan with their son Logan

A COUPLE already grieving the loss of a baby have told of their devastation after 'failing to get any answers' about the sudden death of their 21-month-old son.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Improvements at Blackburn nursery

Ms Singleton said steps were being taken at the Lammack Road facility to address the actions raised in the notice to improve.

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Lancashire Telegraph

High hopes for new Blackburn skatepark

It will open later this year at the former Blackburn Rovers Sports Arena off Bolton Road, next door to Darwen Vale High School.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Tributes paid to loving East Lancs dad and husband

LOVING tributes have been paid to an 'immensely popular and well known' golfer who died on Sunday after being thrown from his bicycle.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Increase in demand for Lancashire foodbank help

THE number of adults and children being provided with emergency food in Lancashire has contributed to a 238 per cent rise across the North West.

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Burnley Citizen

East Lancs house blown to pieces in explosion

A HOUSE exploded after being 'packed with flammables' in a suspected arson attack on a quiet estate in Clayton-le-Moors.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Restaurant plan for old HSBC building in Darwen

The sought-after building was taken over by the owners of a restaurant, cocktail bar and takeaway business earlier this year.

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This Is Lancashire

Lee Mack lived at the Centurion pub before it was burnt down

COMEDIAN Lee Mack has appealed for information about the old sign at the entrance to the pub he grew up in.

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