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  1. Reward offered to catch carjackers who left man for dead in SouthportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    A reward is being offered in a bid to catch members of a gang who forced a Southport man off the road and left him for dead. Thugs targeted 25-year-old Jamie Lee Manwaring as he drove his quad along Ainsdale Beach on Sunday, June 28. The thugs were wearing balaclavas and were wielding a gun as they chased Jamie off the beach and through nearby streets at speed.

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  2. Earby earn tie with thrilling last-ball run outRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    STUART Maher's dismissal off the final ball ensured a thrilling fourth tie for Earby - the fourth of the Houldsworth Ribblesdale League's Senior League campaign. Maher's run out chasing a second, match-winning run, completed a late fight back for the home side against Great Harwood at Applegarth.

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  3. Chorley chalk up fifth win in row to delight travelling fansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Chorley Citizen

    Chorley went into May after a stuttering start to the campaign saw them slip to defeats in their two opening games. But they ended it on a real high, chalking up a fifth consecutive win as they completed a superb Bank Holiday weekend's work with a tremendous victory at St Annes.

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  4. Dedicated Whalley nurse scoops national awardRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. It was a little under two years ago that Calderstones senior staff nurse Lynsey Brown was awarded the status of "Nursing Times Rising Star" for her work with learning disabled offenders in prison.

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  5. Ormskirk Police appeal: 'Who stole the sun today?'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Police officers in West Lancashire have launched an appeal to find whoever stole the sun - after our area was drenched in torrential downpours today. It said: "We would like to send out an alert to all local residents.

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  6. Some British schools 'more racially segregated than St Louis' of FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Segregated UK: How some British schools are more racially separated than St Louis - the US city hit by the Ferguson race riots Area has higher levels of segregation between white British population and all ethnic minorities than black-white divide in some parts of St Louis Some schools in Britain are more racially segregated than St Louis, the US city torn apart by race riots in November. That's according to the first analysis of the racial divide in schools across England, which has found primary schools in the council area of Blackburn with Darwen have higher levels of segregation between the white British population and all ethnic minorities than the black-white divide in some St Louis neighbourhoods.

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  7. 5,000 tyre fire sends flames and smoke towering into sky...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    Fifty firefighters tackled the blaze at Frank Owen Commercial Vehicle Spares, off Accrington Road, Hapton, at its height and the effects of the blaze could be seen for miles. Firefighters warned nearby residents to keep their windows closed as eight crews and an aerial ladder platform battled the flames on Friday night.

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  8. Hundreds of runners took part in Southport Half MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    The race started in Victoria Park at 9am when the runners began the 13.1 mile route which included a stretch of the Coastal Road. Jodie Kirwan said: "This was our first half marathon and so pleased we managed to smash it! a great event, on a very warm day, well organised, great medal and a lovely T shirt, plenty of water stations and great support from the marshalls."

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  9. Race for Life 2015: Inspirational Merseyside women who survived...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Eve Addison, 24 and family members, including mum Sharon , who took part in the Race for Life in Sefton Park An inspirational young woman who survived cancer sounded the horn to set thousands of runners off on the Race for Life 5k in Sefton Park . The 24-year-old first suspected something was wrong when her collarbone was swelling up upon drinking alcohol.

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  10. Bolton Association: Dickson inspires Walshaw to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    WALSHAW sit third in the Bolton Association and hot on the tail of league-leaders Edgworth following a routine victory against third-bottom Golborne. Openers Johann Brohier and Jake Waterworth got the Lowton outfit off to a good start, but the bowling attack of Liam Riley and Danny Hornby had them dismissed for 127.

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  11. Southport YMCA chief executive speaks after launch of Ainsdale gym campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Lee Humphreys: "We're currently going through a significant period of investment and transition to ensure we can make our services available to as many young people as possible from across the Borough of Sefton" Southport YMCA gymnast Dan Purvis, pictured here winning a bronze medal at the European Championships in Montpellier, is asking people to sign a petition against proposed changes at the YMCA gym in Ainsdale Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Wire. The chief executive of Southport YMCA, Lee Humphreys, has responded to the launch of a campaign this weekend regarding the future of the YMCA gym in Ainsdale.

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  12. From the Guardian filesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A nationally renowned Lancaster business had closed down and gone into liquidation, with the loss of nine jobs.

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  13. Bolton Association: Swinton Moorside victory is a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Chris Norvall fell two runs short of his first ever career century and Jamie McDougall and Tom Hughes also scored high as Swinton posted the highest score of the day with 293-7. Mark Penny hit a century in reply, but Matt Norvall picked up the ball and took 4-45, which along with Brad Palmer's 3-51 dismissed Little Hulton for 187.

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  14. Bon voyage! Cunard celebrates 175th anniversary in Liverpool with...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    From Cornwall's remote Kynance Cove to the Welsh beach that can only be reached by hiking across the clifftops: The UK's 10 best SECRET beaches revealed Vacation like a VIP: Kristen Stewart, Britney Spears and Gwen Stefani opt for luxurious California getaways... just miles from home Now that's a sight Tusi: Remains of ancient Chinese tribal sites are latest to be added to World Heritage List A secluded beach, 54 acres of tropical gardens and chauffeur-driven golf buggies: Inside the luxury cliff-top resort in Portugal where A-listers go to relax Back by popular demand: Set sail on this revolutionary hot tub that doubles as a drivable boat... and can be yours for a whopping A 30,000 Uber cool: A new app that allows you to book your hotel room with the ease of ordering a taxi is put to the test in Barcelona The holiday that won't cost you an arm or a leg: Zombie-themed cruise for Walking ... (more)

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  15. LOOK: Talyllyn Railway celebrates its 150th anniversary with help from TV starsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

    Two famous actors and a wedding party, assisted by nearly a dozen locomotives in steam, helped the world's first passenger-carrying narrow gauge railway to celebrate its 150th anniversary at the weekend. Eastenders star Timothy West and his wife, Fawlty Towers actress Prunella Scales, were at the Talyllyn Railway to assist school children bury a time capsule at Abergynolwyn.

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  16. In Pictures: Southport Miss English Rose final 1981Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    The event took place at the Floral Hall in September that year and Southport Visiter photographer John Daly was on hand to picture the event, in front of a packed audience. The contest was won by Sue Hunter.

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  17. Ormskirk Nostalgia: Town centre traffic - however did we cope?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Maybe drivers didn't manage, negotiating the clock and the narrowness of Church Street and Burscough Street. Day trippers used to queue backed up into St Helens Road from the Beaconsfield lights with old Disraeli gazing obliviously into the distance.

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  18. Love does everything for free in BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    More than 160 volunteers from Kings Church each paid A 10 to take part, offering free gifts or doing good deeds for people in the community. A total of 30 different projects, ranging from children singing for the elderly in care homes , to baking cakes for firemen and policemen and handing out children's books in the town centre, were undertaken.

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  19. Rampage campaigning for Roy Jones Jr. to face Wolfslair teammate in SeptemberRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson has thrown his weight behind a campaign to have his sparring partner Tony Moran selected as Roy Jones Jr's opponent for an upcoming bout in Liverpool, England. The former PRIDE FC and UFC light-heavyweight champion once wanted to box Jones Jr. himself but says he now would be happy to see the slot go to his teammate.

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  20. Ormskirk man makes final ten in the Sky Bet Transfer Fund competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    TEN fans are in with the chance of winning a A 250,000 prize for their Football League club to spend on a player in the Summer Transfer Window. Peterborough United fan David Ward, was selected at random from over 100,000 Sky Bet customers to take a place among the final 10. David, who works as a warehouse supervisor, said: "I'm so shocked to be selected in the final ten, and excited for the draw at the same time.

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