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East Lancashire

BURGLARY: The Cavendish Arms

‘Thousands’ taken from country pub in distraction burglary

OBJECTION: The Rosehill Post Office could be moved and that has sparked protests

Plans to move 80-year-old Post Office half a mile up hill spark wave of protest

The Deerplay Inn

Closed hilltop pub set to be converted into four houses

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Drink drive charity chief told police she had found her husband looking at massage parlour site

Drink driver told police she had found her husband looking at massage parlour site

Loose Women

ITV's Loose Women slammed for 'is it ever a woman's fault if she is raped?' poll

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The incident happened around 12.15pm

UPDATE: Man seriously injured after car collides with bus

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Katie Payne, 14, with her mum Tracy who found a ‘beetle’ in their apple juice drink that she bought from Tesco

Teen's mum finds live beetle inside carton of Tesco apple juice

Woman raped in car park of John Lewis store

Woman raped in car park of John Lewis store

STARS: Diana Vickers with fellow stars Vicki Binns, left, and Wendi Peters

Ex-Corrie actress and X-Factor semi-finalist join forces in new play

Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil there water anymore

Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil their water anymore

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MEATING HER MATCH: Claire Duffy fights Jess Allen and the keenly contested women’s event

WORLD GRAVY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Hundreds turn out to support one of Lancashire’s oddest traditions

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HOTSEAT: Andrew Bowman, of Nelson, who is in the running for the prize, admits the competition is nerve-wracking

East Lancashire bus drivers vying to be named best in the business

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Fracking in East Lancashire will ‘strengthen our economy’

Fracking in East Lancashire will ‘strengthen our economy’

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Now additional funding has been provided by the Department of Communities and Local Government

Cash provides extra beds for domestic abuse victims

SOLO: Selwyn Birchwood rocks the stage

Sunshine puts a glow on the blues fringe festival

Heather Swindlehurst with ‘to the beach’

Martians attack at scarecrow festival

Gambler scoops £30,000 with unusual football prediction

Gambler scoops £30,000 with unusual football prediction

Calderstones

Calderstones patient attacked fellow resident and kicked him repeatedly on the floor

The Money Advice Trust slammed councils for their reliance on bailiffs

BAILIFF BLITZ: Anger as councils refer soaring toll of unpaid debts

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BEWARE: Because of the warm yet wet weather we have had ticks and fleas have flourished so take care with your dogs

Vets issue alert over tick troubles

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Thousands enjoy the scenery at fourth annual canal festival

Thousands enjoy the scenery at fourth annual canal festival

BEST OF THE BLUES: One of the artists on stage at Colne, bringing this traditional music to the town

Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in little corner of East Lancashire

CHUMS: Jim Bowen and Frank Carson at the funeral of Bernard Manning

Jim Bowen: ‘Why my life is so smashing’

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The incident occurred at around 8.10pm off Commercial Street

POLICE APPEAL: 12-year-old boy 'grabbed' by man with distinctive tattoo

Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents

Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents

Boss speaks to TV crew in Marbella and ends up with new customers

Boss speaks to TV crew in Marbella and ends up with new customers

SELFLESS: John Duxbury with two of the 40 huskies he cared for

Tragedy as rescue dog campaigner collapses and dies just days before opening of husky trail

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WATER MUSIC: Ben Cummins is taking a piano from Liverpool to London on a raft-like canal boat

Meet the floating 'nomad' whose quirky homemade raft is slowly sinking into the Leeds Liverpool canal

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Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man died at Royal Blackburn Hospital five years after horrific quad bike crash

The judge said the girl’s foster mother and father were responsible for “emotional abuse and neglect”

Young girl bitten by foster parents’ rottweiler dogs and made to kneel in scalding water

CHECK: Testing continues

Water bug ban lifted in some areas of Lancashire

SUCCESS: OFS signed more than 50 new brand partnerships including Weird Fish

Retail giant based in East Lancashire sees earnings rise by 50 per cent

ROLE: Angela O’Toole has been appointed head of midwifery and deputy chief nurse, leading a team of midwives

New midwifery chief brings 33 years experience to role

ALL ABOARD: Lil’ Ian Goodsman takes the Blues Train to the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival

Blues musicians taking to railway to entice enthusiasts to star-studded festival events

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Man faces court after break-ins at garden centre

Man faces court after break-ins at garden centre

CHARGE: David and Sharon Edwards on their wedding day

'David's not dead' - Chilling message from newlywed charged with husband's murder

Drivers hit by traffic chaos after motorway smash causes diesel spillage

Drivers hit by traffic chaos after motorway smash causes diesel spillage

SOLD A PUP? The RSPCA inspector has issued a warning

Puppy buyers being urged only to use licensed breeders

TOO HIGH? Air chiefs at BAE, who own Warton Airfield, where the affected air traffic control radar is situated, have backed the MoD’s protest that the 115-metre high structures at Scout Moor would block the radar.

Defence chiefs in radar warning over Scout Moor wind farm

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FEARS: Chief Supt Damian Darcy

BUDGET CUTS: East Lancashire police chief says he can no longer send officers to every reported crime

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PASTURES NEW: A scheme to prevent rustling is being rolled out

Praise for scheme to save sheep from rustlers

AT THE PEAK: Paul Oldham reaches one of the race’s highest points in Earby

TOUR OF BRITAIN 2015: Cycling champion tests out route for big national race

VIDEO: Food & Loire Valley Wines masterclass with wine expert Tom Canavan

VIDEO: Food & Loire Valley Wines masterclass with wine expert Tom Canavan

Alison Parker and Adam Ward

WORLD NEWS: TV journalists shot dead live on air

WARNING: Tony Newsham

Woman dials 999 to ask for help tidying her kitchen

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TRIBUTES: Dave and Sharon Edwards were married in Las Vegas in July after getting engaged in December

LATEST: New bride charged with murder after Lancashire lawyer stabbed to death

The female spider was discovered when the camper van's British owners took it for a tune-up

UK NEWS: Deadly black widow spider hitches ride on VW camper from California to UK

WARNING: Drinking water

No end in sight for water bug safety alert across Lancashire

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STINGER: Experts say the suspected deadly Giant Asian Hornet that flew into a Great Harwood garage is a harmless but unusual wood wasp

HUGE wasp found in garage is not deadly Asian giant hornet - it's actually harmless...

Some 2.5% of the population may have aphantasia, a survey suggest

Picture this? If you can't you may have aphantasia

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