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19 min ago | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Free classical music concert for youngsters

Katherine Jenkins and James Blunt will headline a concert in aid of St Catherine's Hospice taking place at Hoghton Tower near Preston in July.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Fleetwood Today

Fracking Conference: Greens call for rethink on shale gas support

As the North West Energy Task Force meets in Blackpool to discuss shale gas, the North West Greens have been reiterating their calls for the government to re-think their support for the shale gas industry.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Caring for those with dementia brings awards

TV presenter Esther Rantzen, founder of the Lancashire-based befriending helpline for older people The Silver Line, presented accolades to providers from throughout the county at a special ceremony at Preston's Barton Grange Hotel.The care industry gongs, organised by the Lancashire Workforce Development Partnership , were handed to managers and ... (more)

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Leyland Today

Brothers jailed for 'vicious and cowardly' rail attack

Daniel McAteer, of Robin Hey, Leyland, and Joseph McAteer, of Troutbeck Road, Chorley, appeared at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday, April 23, having been found guilty for assault and wounding at an earlier hearing.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Fires plague Plungington

Photo Neil Cross Fire brigade and police are trying to trace arsonists who are causing problems in the Plungington area Members of the public could be the key in helping to identify arsonists who have plagued a part of Preston.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Messerschmitt enthusiasts raise money to help hospice

From left, Emma Jacovelli, fundraiser at St Catherine s Hospice and Ryalwyn Garner, David Garner, Alan Town from the Messerschmitt Owners Club with Tony and Derek Nickson But over the years, Derek, now 82, made the three- wheeled bubble car his labour of love - giving it several make-overs along the way.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, Lancashire County, England, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Lancashire Evening Post

Dead tortoise is found by family out on walk

A group of walkers were left shell shocked after discovering a giant reptile on the banks of a Lancashire river.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Stab attack accused to face trial

Martin John Fisher, of Bristol Avenue, Farington, Leyland, is accused of unlawfully and maliciously causing grievous bodily harm to David Hodgkinson.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Lancashire stops for the Walk of Witness

Photo Ian Robinson Leyland Good Friday Walk of Witness to St Andrew s Parish Church Tim Sullivan carries the cross Worshippers young and old turned out in full force for traditional religious Walks of Witness through Preston city centre and Leyland.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Plans for first 205 homes looks set for approval

Detailed plans for a housing estate in the north of Preston look set to be given the nod, despite fears from neighbours about the development.

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Longridge Today

Anti-fracking groups plan opposition

Anti-fracking groups from Longridge and Garstang joined 10 other organisations to plan opposition to the controversial industry in the county.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Blackpool Today

Men in court over shop raid

Two men accused of twice raiding a Lytham shopping arcade in balaclavas and stealing electrical goods totalling 15,000 have appeared in court.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Sun, sea, sand and high level studies

Preston's University of Central Lancashire is flying the red rose for Queen and country at its campus in a small corner of the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Lancaster Guardian

Court listings: 15/04/14

ALLEN, Christopher , Chestnut Grove, Lancaster. Trespass. Six months conditional discharge, costs A 100.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Katherine Jenkins waives admission fee for youngsters at annual hospice concert

Photo: David Hurst Katherine Jenkins and Jose Carreras at Proms in the Park. Part of Preston Guild 2012 in Avenham Park Young music fans will be able to watch a performance from one of the world's biggest classical superstars for free this summer.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

Breaking down fear and taboos that surround death and dying

Death is often a taboo subject with many people reluctant to talk about the ending of life.

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Leyland Today

Evans: 'Prosecution service should pay my A 130,000 legal costs'

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has called for the Crown Prosecution Service to repay his 130,000 legal expenses after he was cleared of a string of sex offences.

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Lancashire Evening Post

A 89m boost for healthcare in Lancashire

A multi-million pound vision billed as a 'game changer' for the future of health and social care services in Lancashire has been unveiled.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KLKN

UK lawmaker cleared of rape wants legal fees paid

18, 2013 file photo, senior British Conservative Party politician and deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans arrives at Preston Magistrates Court, in Preston, England.

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WLNE-TV Providence

UK lawmaker cleared of rape wants legal fees paid

18, 2013 file photo, senior British Conservative Party politician and deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans arrives at Preston Magistrates Court, in Preston, England.

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