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1 hr ago | Todmorden Today

Trapped pensioner rescued from Halifax house fire in suspected arson attack

Firefighters rescued a pensioner trapped in an upstairs bedroom of a house that was on fire in Halifax this morning .

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3 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Girl gets stuck in mop bucket

Little Minnie Snodgrass managed to get wedged in the metal bucket after her mother, Gemma, had been mopping the floor at their home in Conisbrough, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

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Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, North Yorkshire County, England, Nottinghamshire County, England, Lincolnshire County, England,

4 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of 2.5million cuts.

Four men are due to appear in court in connection with a telephone fraud that has conned elderly Essex residents out of nearly half a million pounds.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

6 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Hundreds of workers on strike across Hampshire

ALMOST a hundred public sector workers protested in Winchester today as part of the biggest collective walk-out the country has seen for decades.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Evesham Journal

Worcester Walk-In Centre will close in August

A CAMPAIGN to save Worcester's walk-in health centre failed yesterday after a final decision was taken to close the facility next month .

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Warrington Guardian

UPDATED: Two traveller caravans return to Culcheth despite being moved on

A GROUP of travellers, which set up camp on the village green in the centre of Culcheth, have been moved on.

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Oxford Times

Scales of Justice - 22 people up in court

Given a 42-month driving ban and fined A 200. Also told to pay a A 20 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.

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Lancashire Telegraph

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, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Lancashire Telegraph

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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Andover Advertiser

Man who can't remember his own name

A man who cannot remember his own name has been named by doctors as Robert The man, who has been named Robert by doctors, was found in a park in Peterborough suffering from a severe case of amnesia.

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Lancashire Telegraph

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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Popular East Lancs landlord dies 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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Worcester News

Number of people in debt on the rise in St Albans

THE Citizens' Advice Bureau is predicting "financial woe for South Worcestershire families", because of Government cuts to funding for a free debt advice service.

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Click2Houston

Domino's charges teen $300K for pizza

The order would typically cost around $30, but the next time he tried to use his debit card, he discovered his account was overdrawn, which struck the teenager as odd.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Caerphilly County, Wales, United Kingdom, World News, Shropshire County, England, Isle of Wight County, England, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

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Two UK Men Accused of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

Two men from the United Kingdom have been charged with blackmailing gay men via the social media app, Grindr, the British newspaper the Gloucester Citizen reports.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Plumber ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work after illegally carrying out work on gas boiler

A PLUMBER who carried out illegal and dangerous gas work at a family home has been ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work.

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Salisbury Journal

Police chief facing safety charge

A chief constable will appear in court today accused of health and safety breaches after a man was shot dead by one of his officers.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Heraldseries.co.uk

Listen: All smiles as minister pledges a load of money

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, left, and county council leader Ian Hudspeth pictured on a visit to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, part of the Harwell research complex It includes A 26m towards the Western Conveyance Channel to tackle flooding in and around Oxford, and a technology and innovation training centre working with City of Oxford ... (more)

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Banburycake.co.uk

Getting ready to shut A420 for major repairs

WORK on repairing the A420 is set to begin next week before the road is closed fully for seven weeks.

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England

Hampshire Chronicle

Man killed by herbicide 'diet aid'

A man died after drinking a toxic herbicide which was sold to him as a weight loss aid, a court heard today.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

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