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City centre bottleneck wins national award for reducing street clutter

It is a sign of the times when a city’s most controversial road layout is voted the best of British.

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Travellers at Penwortham Holme

More traveller sites planned

Plans have been launched to build 38 permanent Gypsy pitches in central Lancashire.

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A choir came together in song following the EU Referendum.

Sing for Europe launches in Lancaster

Calls are being made for everyone to come together in song following the EU referendum.

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Damian Broughton of Danbro

Lancashire expert says the self-employed will lead Britain’s revival

Contractors and the self-employed will help Britain bounce back from Brexit, says Lancashire-based accountants Danbro.

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Coun Derek Forrest

South Ribble Councillor slammed for saying ‘hippy crack’ not dangerous

A ‘hippy crack’ craze that has claimed at least 17 lives across the country has been labelled “not dangerous” by a South Ribble Councillor.

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Cat Smith.

MP Cat Smith: The answer isn’t re-running the referendum

Following the decision for the UK to leave the EU, MP Cat Smith has said she does not support calls to re-run the referendum.

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Cat Smith speaking in Parliamant.

Update: MP Cat Smith promoted to shadow cabinet

MP Cat Smith has been named as part of the new shadow cabinet, following a reshuffle amid a revolt against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Line improvements: Visual of how Chorley station may look when electrified. PHOTO: NETWORK RAIL

Council leader calls for facelift on Chorley train station

A council leader has called for a major facelift to Chorley train station, claiming that it ‘doesn’t give a good impression of the town’.

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New Hall Lane, Preston

Uncertainty in Preston after Brexit vote

As the dust settles on the decision to leave the EU, SARAH CARTER finds out the impact on Preston communities.

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Lancashires Anglican Bishop Rt Rev. Julian Henderson

Bishop of Blackburn urges caution against hasty reactions in response to EU Referendum result

Commenting on the result of the EU Referendum, Lancashire’s Anglican Bishop Rt Rev. Julian Henderson said: “The vote yesterday by the country has sent a clear message to the Government that our future as a nation is to lie outside the European Union.

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Rt Rev. Julian Henderson

Lancs bishop says divided Britain must be united

Lancashire’s Anglican Bishop has called for a need to “to unite a divided country” after Britain voted to leave the European Union.

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Tweet by Jason Mansford on the EU referendum

Here’s what Twitter thought to the EU referendum

Thousands of people have taken to social media to talk about the EU referendum results this morning.

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Nigel Evans

Tory MP Nigel Evans has “praise and respect” for Prime Minister David Cameron as he quits after crushing EU referemdum defeat

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has wished David Cameron well after the Prime Minister announced this morning he would be stepping down after suffering a humiliating defeat in the EU referendum.

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Picture by Charlotte Graham/Guzelian

Pictured: Boris Johnson arriving in Selby, North Yorkshire, campaigning for Vote Leave on the day before polls open for the EU Referendum.

Picture Taken Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Who could be the next British Prime Minister?

After Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron stepped down this morning following the Brexit vote, we look at who could replace him.

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Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

Pendle MP calls for calm after EU vote

Andrew Stephenson, the MP for Pendle, has tweeted in response to the referendum, appealing for voters on both sides to unite and create a ‘global outlook’ on Brexit.
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Uncertain times for motorists

How will fuel prices and driving in Europe be affected by Brexit?

Following the momentous decision taken today by United Kingdom voters to leave the European Union, a British motoring association has warned fuel prices, driving in Europe and motor insurance could all be affected.

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Nigel Evans

Ribble Valley backed MP and voted Leave

The Ribble Valley has backed its MP Nigel Evans and voted to leave the EU.

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FTSE 250 has dropped 11.4% - the worst decline on record after Britain voted to leave the EU.

Value of Lancashire’s top companies tumble following Brexit vote

Lancashire’s leading companies have seen their share prices plunge as more than £100​bn was wiped off the FTSE 100 within minutes of the market opening following Britain’s shock decision to leave the European Union.

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David Cameron

SPEECH: PM David Cameron to step down following EU Referendum result

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced he will step down after Britain voted to leave the European Union this morning.
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Discussion on Brexit at Lowther Pavillion.  Pictured is Nigel Farage with David Haythornthwaite.

EU REF: Fylde Leave campaigner ‘It’s a smashing win and a great day for the UK’

A vocal Leave campaigner said the EU Referendum result was a “great day for the UK”.

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