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Accrington Stanley are searching for the supporter who left their false teeth at the club's Crown Ground on Saturday.

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Burnley move off the foot of the Premier League with an emphatic first win of the season over Bournemouth at Turf Moor.

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Lancashire Police say a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of failing to provide a breath test.

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Marlene Brewer needs to rehome her cats after being given a terminal diagnosis.

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Pressure, frustration and everything on the line for Anthony Joshua, who fights Alexander Povetkin with a chance to become "the biggest draw in boxing history".

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The RMT union announces further action over train guards on the South Western and Northern networks.

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Poor accountability was to blame for severe rail disruption last May, a regulator has said.

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A group of researchers are helping the Belgian village of Orcq trace descendants of eight soldiers.

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Vicky Balch and Leah Washington each lost a leg in the 2015 crash on the Smiler ride.

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Formal consultation was due to start in January but has been delayed for at least six months.

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Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.

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David McGoldrick scores a late winner as Sheffield United beat Preston, who looked to have rescued a point in coming from 2-0 down.

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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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