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The UK's competition watchdog agrees to cap rail fares on certain routes between Scotland and Preston.

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Sean Dyche entertained journalists with a snowman before being interrupted by Christmas tree chaos.

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St Helens saw the highest number of drug misuse cases, ahead of Middlesbrough and Blackpool.

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Commuters gather outside a city centre railway station to protest against Northern's service.

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A 20-year-old man is held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving over a crash in Burscough.

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Jess Phillips and Rosie Cooper were targeted along with Theresa May, police say.

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The worker, who was in his 20s, died after becoming trapped in machinery, police say.

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Radcliffe FC's Mary Priestner says she was spat and sworn at by Lancaster City fans.

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The Victorian Society raises concerns about the demolition of buildings at a Grade II listed site.

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The email told a charity the club would only work with it if it had "nothing to do with Muslims".

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London's transport spending is two-and-a-half times more per head than the north's, figures show.

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Leaving the European Union - or not - is the subject on everyone's lips in Blackpool.

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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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