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A 33-year-old is the fourth man charged with murdering "big friendly giant" Lee Dawson in Preston.

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Blackpool Council says a government grant was spent on the trees and building an underground system.

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The release is part of an attempt to create a bigger, better-connected population in north-west England.

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A report finds Fylde's services are struggling to cope and about 25,000 people on hospital waiting lists.

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Three fishermen died when the Nicola Faith capsized with the weight of four family cars on deck.

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Ernesto Ceraldi throttled and punched a woman while trying to rape her, a court hears.

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The "Wild West" display will no longer be included in the Blackpool Illuminations.

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Burnley boss Vincent Kompany says an immediate Premier League return is not essential as the club can manage their debt.

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Newcastle United sign England goalkeeper Nick Pope from relegated Burnley for an undisclosed fee.

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Middlesbrough sign Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan on a four-year contract.

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Surrey are beaten by Sussex as the T20 Blast South Group leaders suffer their first defeat, while Lancashire stay top in the North Group.

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Vincent Kompany's first Championship game in charge of Burnley will be at Huddersfield in the first match of the season on 29 July.

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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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