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  1. Drax in record A 28m penalty by OfgemRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | BBC News

    Power generation company Drax has been hit with a A 28m financial penalty after failing to meet targets to provide energy efficiency measures to homes. The companies are among a number of firms which failed to meet targets to insulate homes under two energy efficiency schemes that ran until the end of 2012.

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  2. 'Concerning' rise in reports to Warrington teaching union revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Warrington Guardian

    A TEACHING union is reporting a surge in the number of complaints from staff at a high school in Padgate, the Warrington Guardian has learned. Low morale, hefty workloads and the strain caused by scrutiny following the implementation of a new school policy at University Academy Warrington are just some of the reasons behind the rise in reports to the country's largest teaching union.

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  3. Illegal firearms handed in to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Twenty-five shotguns, five rifles, 11 handguns and 2,600 rounds of ammunition have been handed in to Merseyside Police during a two-week surrender. A total of 126 items were given in between 7 and 21 November, including 24 imitation guns and 26 air weapons.

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  4. Cathedral may become museum to the slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island. The museum at the shuttered Cathedral of St. John, a church where slaves once worshipped, would explore how the church benefited from the trade and helped bring it to an end, said Bishop Nicholas Knisely of the Diocese of Rhode Island.

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  5. Knutsford Christmas Market back on Princess StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

    The market, which aims to bring footfall into the town centre and kick off the festive season in style, will take place on Saturday, from 12noon to 7pm, and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Northwest Funfairs will be at the market with a traditional funfair on Princess Street car park, behind Waitrose, and the Indoor Market will also be open for the duration of the market.

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  6. US cathedral may become museum to the slave tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

    A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island. The museum at the shuttered Cathedral of St. John, a church where slaves once worshipped, would explore how the church benefited from the trade and helped bring it to an end, said Bishop Nicholas Knisely of the Diocese of Rhode Island.

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    7 hrs ago | Daily Star

    MY FUR LADY: Coleen caused a stir when she stepped out in what appears to be a fur coat [CW] The babe, 28, wed to England and Manchester United ace Wayne, sported the glam look as she strolled through Alderley Edge, Cheshire. Looking tanned, with heavy eye-shadow and pink lipstick, she teamed the luxurious furry jacket with a plaid shirt, skinny jeans and ankle boots.

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  8. Daring entrepreneur crowned Business Person of the Year at the Daily Post Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    A daring entrepreneur who has put Wales on the map for adrenalin tourism has been named Business Person of the Year at the Daily Post Business Awards. Sean Taylor, from Zip World, was presented with the Bangor University sponsored award last night in a showcase ceremony at the university's Prichard Jones Hall.

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  9. Labour meeting set up to talk about immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crewe Guardian

    The meeting, taking place on Wednesday, December 3, is at 6.15pm at the Cheshire Academy of Integrated Sports on Broad Street, Crewe. The party told the Guardian the meeting will give people an opportunity to hear from Labour's Immigration spokesman on how Labour plans to tackle the immigration question and a chance to put their own views forward.

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  10. Green bins collection set to enter winter breakRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crewe Guardian

    Last year's shutdown was branded a fiasco as many residents were left with bins full of festering waste and the council made a public apology following a barrage of complaints. In light of this, the council launched a public consultation which led to the length of the suspension being reduced from four months to ten weeks and the service will resume from February 13 2015.

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  11. Liverpool's summer signings - A progress reportRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anfield Road

    INSPIRED by the sheer ruthlessness in front of goal provided by Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez, Liverpool came within a whisker of winning the Premier League title in 2013-14, eventually finishing two points behind Manchester City in second. But the departure of Suarez, coupled with the added demands of Champions League football forced Brendan Rodgers into a busy summer in the transfer market.

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  12. Whale found dead week after getting stranded on Anglesey beachRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Gwynedd Council worker Rhys Jones found the young pygmy sperm whale at Dinas Dinlle beach, a week after it had been refloated by rescuers. The young pygmy sperm whale was spotted washed up on a beach at Dinas Dinlle today, opposite Newborough beach where it was originally found stranded and rescued , last Thursday, November 20. A post-mortem will be carried out by the government's Marine Environmental Monitoring body to try to find out what caused the animal's death.

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  13. Machete robbers jailed for seven years each after terrifying masked raid on Leeswood Co-opRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Christopher Burton, 29, of Walton, Liverpool was jailed for a robbery at the Co-op store at Leeswood near Mold. Two men who took part in a terrifying robbery at a rural store - when staff were threatened with a large machete and forced into a back room to open a safe have been jailed.

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  14. Festive fans are being urged to a push the buttona on their smoke...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    The Fire and Rescue Service is also encouraging people to follow the below advice in order to protect themselves and their families when they are putting up their Christmas trees and decorations. Do not overload plug sockets and always switch Christmas lights and other electrical appliances off and unplug them before going to bed Head of Risk Reduction Glynn Luznyj said: "A lot of people will be putting up their Christmas trees and festive decorations when Advent starts on December 1 so it is a great opportunity to check that your smoke alarms are working at the same time.

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  15. Ormskirk nightclub owner remembers 'Mad' Frankie FraserRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ormskirk Advertiser

    Following the death yesterday of notorious gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser, we recalled an interview by Paddy Shennan in 2008 with respected Southport nightclub owner Roy Adams. Roy ran venues including The Kingsway in Southport, and here talks about the time the infamous Kray twins visited Liverpool - and were swiftly sent packing.... Roy Adams, a respected authority on local nightlife over a five decade period, recalls the period when Reggie and Ronnie realised the city wasn't for them.

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  16. Predatory fraudster who stole money from 98-year-old Widnes woman is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    A PREDATORY fraudster who tricked his way into the home of a 98-year-old Widnes woman and stole cash from her has been jailed. Paul Harden, aged 47, of Hammond Street, St Helens, was sentenced to 22 months in prison for breaching an indefinite anti-social behavioural order given to him in 2012.

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  17. Jon Cruddas: the British state is no longer fit for purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The British state is no longer fit for purpose and political parties are "in danger of being past their sell-by date", Labour's policy review chief has said. The British state is no longer fit for purpose and political parties are \"in danger of being past their sell-by date\", Labour's policy review chief has said.

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  18. Triple treat lined up for one show at Blackburn Thwaites Empire TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Daliso Chaponda will be joined by king of comedy banter Dave Twentyman and anchorman MC Ste Porter on the bill on Saturday, January 31. Take The Mike presents Daliso Chaponda and he will be joined by the king of comedy banter Dave Twentyman and comedy anchorman MC Ste Porter on the bill on Saturday, January 31. Support acts are yet to be announced but those going along to join in the fun pay A 10 with those booking before Friday, November 28, enjoying a A 2 reduction. Following this, he began honing his craft in comedy clubs across Canada and highlights included appearing on the Trans Canada Comedy Trail TV show and performing a one-man character comedy about a torturer titled Incisions.

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  19. Wirral man run over by own car as thief tried to escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    A burglar who drove over a Wirral dad who was trying to stop him stealing his car, causing horrific leg injuries, has been jailed. In the early hours of July 9 Thomas Oswald, 25, was out looking for a car to steal when he noticed a door had been left ajar at a house in Braunton Road, Wallasey .

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  20. 'Anorexic' plea over laxative salesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    A woman whose teenage daughter was hospitalised as a result of overdosing on laxatives is calling for their sale to children to be heavily regulated. Under Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regulations, laxatives are sold on an over-the-counter basis at retailers' discretion.

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