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Nearly 5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

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Two cars crashed in Preston shortly after midnight, injuring three people.

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Anthea Smith tells the BBC's Laura Mcmullan, who also had skin cancer, that she used sunbeds for years.

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Homes in the Lancashire village of Billington are braced for more flooding ahead of Storm Dennis.

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Matej Vydra's superb goal boosts Burnley's hopes of playing in Europe for the second time in three years in their weather-affected Premier League win at Southampton.

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TransPennine Express was rated as one of the worst performing railway companies in the UK last year.

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Blackburn Rovers edge closer to the play-offs with a win at Charlton, who are just five points above the relegation zone.

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A late Shaun Hutchinson winner sees Millwall beat Preston in stormy conditions at Deepdale.

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Josh Ginnelly ends Bristol Rovers' 14-match winless run with an 84th-minute goal in a 2-1 win over 10-man Blackpool.

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Wes Burns is Fleetwood's hero as his second-half strike earns them a 2-1 victory against in-form Peterborough.

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Sam Finley scores an injury-time winner in a seven-goal thriller as Accrington secure a 4-3 victory over Lincoln.

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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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