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Saturday | 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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KAUZ

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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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Top school holiday ideas for little bunnies

It will be easy for parents to keep boredom at bay these school holidays, with activities on offer for active, creative and curious kids.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Police boss praises force hit with cuts

Police supremo Clive Grunshaw has praised Lancashire's dwindling force for the way it has handled a massive shake-up brought about by Government economies.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Newsday

MP 'a drunk' but not a criminal

From the start the Ribble Valley MP strongly denied all the allegations but as the police investigated, the charges clocked up.

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The Baltimore Sun

Senior British politician cleared of sex offences

Nigel Evans, a former deputy speaker of Britain's parliament, was cleared on Thursday of sexual assault and a rape charge and said afterwards he had been through 11 months of "hell".

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Daily Mail

Nigel Evans found not Guilty of sexual offences against seven young men

Kate joins the All Blacks! Duchess dazzles in breathtaking gown embroidered with silver ferns for lavish reception in New Zealand 'Confused, scared and depressed': Suspect, 16, who injured 21 in school stabbing spree has yet to see his heartbroken parents after police say he 'wanted to die' 'My princess is now an angel': MSU star Adreian Payne's ... (more)

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Lancashire Evening Post

School dinners get fresh

School dinners have been in the spotlight as concerns grow about our kids' health.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Chorley Guardian

The formation of South Ribble was a silent revolution

As South Ribble Council celebrates its 40th anniversary, we take a look back at its history, how it was formed, and the Royal opening of the Civic Centre in Leyland.

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