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A woman is jailed for stabbing her partner after they both claimed a stranger was responsible.

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Researchers involved in monitoring fracking in the UK say the limits on seismic activity are "too conservative".

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Police issue an image of a young man they want to talk to about the historical assault.

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Blackpool fans raised the cash to pay for Neil Holden's fine and court costs.

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Lancashire County Council said informal discussions with teachers about school absences "are simply a way of gathering ideas".

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Social media users pointed out the likeness of police CCTV images to the actor.

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Joe Cairns, 14, and 50-year-old Anne Kerr died when an HGV and a school minibus crashed on the M58.

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Preston sign full-back Joe Rafferty from League One side Rochdale on a three-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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Bradford City sign defender Calum Woods from Championship side Preston North End until at least the end of the season.

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Rochdale sign right-back Ryan McLaughlin from fellow League One side Blackpool for an undisclosed fee.

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League Two promotion hopefuls Bury sign defender Scott Wharton on loan from Blackburn until the end of the season.

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The FA charge Accrington with failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion at Charlton.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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