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  1. Thousands' taken from country pub in distraction burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Thieves targeted the Cavendish Arms in Brindle early yesterday and stole a substantial amount of cash thought to be in the "thousands". Officers said the landlady was distracted by a man who knocked on the pub door seeking permission to park a skip on the car park.

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  2. Darwen resident concerned over - gaping' hole in car parkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A DARWEN resident has raised concerns about a gaping hole in a car park that has been in the same dangerous state for more than a week. The deep hole in the the carpark of Willow Gardens on Union Street appeared when a lorry ran over a very thin manhole cover on Saturday, August 22, which then caved in from the strain.

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  3. Fears for council jobs as controversial A 37m outsourcing deal loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    SENIOR Burnley councillors will tomorrow give the green light to a controversial A 37 million outsourcing deal affecting 125 town hall jobs. The borough's ruling executive will choose which of three major companies to enter into final negotiations with over the change which has concerned union officials.

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  4. Plans to move 80-year-old Post Office half a mile up hill spark wave of protestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    PLANS to move an 80-year-old Post Office half a mile up a hill have sparked a wave of protest. Following the retirement of the operator the current Rose Hill Post Office premises at the junction of Calderbrook Avenue and Manchester Road will close.

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  5. 'Thousands' taken from country pub in distraction burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Thieves targeted the Cavendish Arms in Brindle early yesterday and stole a substantial amount of cash thought to be in the "thousands". Officers said the landlady was distracted by a man who knocked on the pub door seeking permission to park a skip on the car park.

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  6. Darwen resident concerned over 'gaping' hole in car parkRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A DARWEN resident has raised concerns about a gaping hole in a car park that has been in the same dangerous state for more than a week. The deep hole in the the carpark of Willow Gardens on Union Street appeared when a lorry ran over a very thin manhole cover on Saturday, August 22, which then caved in from the strain.

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  7. VIDEO: Watch car wipe out concrete garden wall in BlackburnRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    In the latest incident a driver swerved onto the pavement and wiped out a concrete post outside a house on East Park Road, Shear Brow. Blackburn with Darwen Council have confirmed it is working on plans to introduce safety measures on nearby Lilford Road, which links on to East Park Road, but not at the end of the road where the crashes have happened.

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  8. Scout Moor wind farm expansion approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

    Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build 13 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines at Scout Moor, between Rawtenstall and Edenfield. And tonight Rossendale Borough Council's development control committee voted to approve the plans by a majority of five to two.

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  9. Brilliant Battrick back with a braceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    KICK boxing champion Daniel Battrick wasted little time in getting his teeth stuck in to competing again after adding two more titles to his collection. The 17-year-old from Accrington, who took two years out of competing because he had a brace fitted to his teeth, showed he had lost none of his bite after winning the WKA English title at -65kg and then won the British Open crown at -70kg - the first as a senior fighter.

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  10. Steve Kean was hounded out of Blackburn but now he's mixing with...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Steve Kean's chairman is on the way. Sirens wail and blue lights flash in the dusk.

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  11. 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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  12. Breaking Scout Moor wind farm expansion approved CONTROVERSIAL plans...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build 13 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines at Scout Moor, between Rawtenstall and Edenfield. And tonight Rossendale Borough Council's development control committee voted to approve the plans by a majority of five to two.

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  13. Revealing Roman RibchesterRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Longridge Today

    A new occupying army has just left Ribchester. Its members have taken down their tents and moved out - pledging to return at the same time next year.

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  14. Union Beat Harrisburg City Islanders in SnoozefestRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Brotherly Game

    Lancaster City hosted the annual friendly between the parting affiliates as the Union at least showed they are better than a USL club. On a hot evening in Lancaster, the Philadelphia Union took on their current USL affiliate, Harrisburg City Islanders in their annual friendly.

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  15. Sex fiend music teacher who kissed and groped schoolgirl before asking her to strip is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A sex beast music teacher who assaulted a schoolgirl before asking her to take off all her clothes, has been caged Vincent Spencer convinced his teenage victim to climb into bed before he began kissing her and groping her body over her underwear. The 51-year-old fiend, who is also a former Green Party press officer, has been jailed for 14 months after he admitted the assault - which happened on June 13 this year.

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  16. Young performers invited to travel Around the World in Eighty DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Southport youth theatre group SONG will perform Around The World In 80 Days at The Atkinson in Southport April 7-9 2016 An award-winning youth theatre group in Southport is inviting people to join them as they travel Around the World in Eighty Days. SONG is looking for young people between the ages of 10 and 18 with a passion for musical theatre to audition for the cast of their next show, which they will perform at The Atkinson, on Lord Street, Southport, between April 7- and April 9, 2016.

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  17. Vehicle rolls away after over the limit butcher is stopped by policeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Pendle Today

    A butcher found more than twice the limit claimed he had been guided on how much alcohol he could have by a drink drivers' rehabilitation handbook, a court heard. Pawel Zbigniew Grabowski told Burnley magistrates his friend had the handbook after being stopped for the same offence, He added: "Based on what was in the handbook, I only had two pints."

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  18. Nightlife: 45 pictures from Purple Monkey in Southport on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    The crowds were out as the Purple Monkey bar in Southport saw in the bank holiday weekend in style on Saturday night. The bar on the corner of Waverley Street and West Street is a popular venue for people heading out to the town centre.

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  19. Community centre saviour joins new team of carers in BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    THE man who helped save a community centre from the brink of closure has joined a carers group in Bolton. Mr Peter Firth had been the driving force behind the running of the popular Mosses Centre in Bury where he had held the post of chief officer of the Mosses Community Association for the past 16 years.

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  20. Family hoping to scoop big prize after nominations in Italian restaurant awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Joanne and Antonello Riu, of Blenmar Close, only opened Antonello's restaurant in Edgworth last year and it has now been nominated for Best Family Restaurant and Best Newcomer at the first English Italian Awards. Judges from the competition will be visiting venues, which have been chosen by the public, over the coming weeks to help with their decision, with the finals will be taking place on October 4 at Manchester's Palace Hotel.

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