Preston, England Newswire

Preston, England Newswire

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  1. PROTEST: Campaigners against fracking outside County Hall, Preston..Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ALL seven of East Lancashire's parliamentary constituencies face the threat of 'fast track' fracking, Friends of the Earth has said. The environmental campaign group said companies seeking to drill for shale gas could carry out test drills without planning permission in parts of the country under proposals in the Conservative's election manifesto.

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  2. Repetitive Task Training for Improving Functional Ability After...Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Circulation

    From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney . From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney .

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  3. Manchester police hunt for accomplices after concert blastRead the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    "'This request is part of a well-established plan, known as Operation Temperer, in which both the armed forces and the police officers involved are well-trained and well-prepared to work in this kind of environment", she said. Saffie, a pupil at Tarleton Community primary school near Preston in Lancashire, was described by her headteacher Chris Upton as "simply a handsome little girl in every aspect of the word".

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  4. Big Sam leaves PalaceRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | Sporting Life

    Sam Allardyce has left Crystal Palace despite leading them to Premier League survival and says he has "no ambitions" to take another job in football management. Allardyce took charge at Selhurst Park just before Christmas on a two-and-a-half-year deal following the sacking of Alan Pardew, with the relegation-threatened club placed 17th in the table.

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  5. Peter Dunbavan Shares 'An Avid's Guide to Sixties Songwriters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | PRWeb

    ... era was and how it bound a whole generation of young people. About the Author Peter Dunbavan was born in Preston, England, in 1951. He was educated at the local grammar school and Imperial College, London, from which he graduated with a degree in ...

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  6. Repetitive Task Training for Improving Functional Ability After...Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Circulation

    From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney . From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney .

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  7. New average speed cameras route to be extended along Tarleton BypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Southport Visiter

    Average speed cameras are being installed on the A565 Southport Road between B5246 at Mere Brow and the Gravel Lane roundabout at Banks A new average speed camera route between Southport and Preston is set to be extended, as part of a scheme targeting accident blackspots. Cameras have already been installed along the Tarleton Bypass, on the A565 Southport New Road between the B5246 at Mere Brow and the Gravel Lane roundabout at Banks.

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  8. Average speed cameras set for dangerous roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Chorley Citizen

    EIGHT routes where 13 people have lost their lives in collisions in almost six years, including the route between Abbey Village and Belmont are being targeted in a bid to cut down on the number of casualties. The routes across Lancashire have seen a total of 406 casualties with 62 people suffering serious or life changing injuries since 2011.

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  9. Face of a Viking? The bone button at the Yorkshire MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | York Press

    Older TV shows depicted them as men wearing ludicrous horned helmets. In the BBC's most recent Viking offering, The Last Kingdom, they appeared in scuffed leather armour, sporting wildly tangled hair and beards or else neatly-shaved Mohicans.

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  10. Poultry gatheringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | East Anglian Daily Times

    A ban on poultry gatherings is set to be lifted as planned on Monday, May 15, while localised measures remain in place in Lancashire, Cumbria and Merseyside, the UK chief veterinary officer says. The ban will remain, however, in areas of northern England following recent confirmed cases of bird flu in the Wyre district, which show that infection is still either circulating in wild resident birds or present in the environment.

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  11. Repetitive Task Training for Improving Functional Ability After...Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Circulation

    From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney . From the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom ; and Australian Catholic University, Sydney .

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  12. Battered but steadfast: dispatch from Lancashire, England's fracking frontlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | The Ecologist

    The months-old protest at Preston New Road, Lancashire, is no longer just about fracking, writes Mat Hope. This dispute is now about London versus the North.

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  13. New Game: TS: West Coast Main Line Over ShapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 | MobyGames

    One of the UK's most important rail routes and also one of the busiest freight routes in Europe comes to life in the fantastic West Coast Main Line Over Shap route for Train Simulator, from Krossrails. The first section to open of what is now the West Coast Main Line was in 1837, connecting Liverpool and Manchester to Birmingham, via Crewe, Stafford and Wolverhampton.

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  14. Tribute following death of top Wirral judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Wirral Globe

    Judge Wickham, whose no-nonsense judicial style is legend, lived in Birkenhead with his wife Elizabeth and died on Friday in Arrowe Park Hospital aged 90. He was a Northern Circuit judge based in the city from 1975 and became the Recorder, in 1992, a post he held for five years until his retirement. Born in Chorley he served in the Army between 1944 and 1947 before attending Brasenose College, Oxford and becoming a pupil barrister in chambers in London.

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  15. Who Is MP Hendrick Fooling?Today,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    I am a resident of Shiloh, with my wife and children, and now grandchildren, since 1981, having come on Aliyah in 1970. I have served in a volunteer capacity as a Yesha Council spokesperson, twice a member of Amana's secretariat, Benjamin Regional Council plenum member and mayor of Shiloh.

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  16. Government says no to Lancashire police plea over cost of policing fracking demonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    THREE MPs have called on Home Secretary Amber Rudd to look again at her department's decision to refuse Lancashire police extra cash for dealing with anti-fracking protests. Her junior minister Brandon Lewis rejected an appeal for a special grant towards the cost of a round-the-clock presence by officers at Preston New Road site where Cuadrilla is seeking to start drilling for shale gas.

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  17. UK election: Can Labour's Jeremy Corbyn win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    BBC journalist Jon Kay got a priceless reaction from one Bristol resident when he asked her about Theresa May's call for a snap general election in the UK. These words, embossed on the ceiling in bold, golden capitals, halo UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's head as he makes his first big election campaign speech.

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  18. CAMRA visits Liverpool's Ship & Mitre pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Southport Visiter

    The first thing that strikes you about Liverpool's Ship & Mitre is its impressive art deco exterior, writes Neville Grundy. The inside is quite a contrast with wooden beams and benches, a central bar serving several drinking areas, and the galley serving food.

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  19. Play about suffragette - infamously connected to fire at Lord...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    A PLAY about the life of suffragette Edith Rigby, whose name became infamously connected to a fire at Lord Leverhulme's house in Bolton, is set to take to the stage at this year's International Edinburgh Festival. Born in Preston, Edith Rigby became associated with the fire at Roynton Cottage, one of the luxurious homes of Bolton's 'soap baronet' William Lever, on Tuesday, July 8, 1913, which was said to be the result of an attack by suffragist arsonists.

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  20. Running Man: Ben Ashworth and wife Louise at the Cheeky Santa Dash in Preston last ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | This Is Lancashire

    THREE who has battled bowel cancer for five years and raised A 45,000 for charity is looking to the future. Ben Ashworth, 38, well-known as a librarian from many years in Blackburn, admits this year has had it's 'ups and downs'.

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