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Clitheroe

Investigation into car blaze

Police are looking into a fire which damaged three cars.

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A competitor at last year's North West Puddle Jumping Competition

10 things to do next weekend... (February 11 to 12)

Looking to plan your weekend? We have 10 great things to do for you and your family...
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Ranger Andy Greenwood and his dog

Musical tribute to the beauty of Bowland

A new choral work has been commissioned to celebrate Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland.

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County Hall

Consultants get go ahead for multi million pound “passport” to county council savings

Lancashire County Council has given the go-ahead for the second phase of a £7.4m contract to transform and cut the cost of its social care service.

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Dr Sakthi Karunanithi

Have your say on Healthier Lancashire

Members of the public have been invited to attend the first formal public meeting of Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria’s decision making committee.

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Wayne Dixon and his dog Koda, from Clitheroe, as he makes his way around the coast of Britain litter-picking as he goes.

Wayne’s world - a country full of litter

A 7,000 mile litter-picking tour of Britain for one man and his dog has reached its half-way point.

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Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is travelling to Washington for tomorrow’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the USA.

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Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %.

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Healthcare crisis

Councillors’ plea to health bosses to ‘tell it like it is’

Councillors have issued a crisis plea to health bosses – please write in plainer English.

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Coun. Steve Holgate

Health transformation plans need to be in plain English

FURIOUS campaigners walked out of a key county council health meeting today claiming county councillors were not doing a good enough job scrutinising plans for “the biggest shake up of the health service since 1948”.

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MP Ben Wallace

Government minister visits Lancashire following complaints about county council’s library closures

Government Minister Rob Wilson will visit Lancashire on Tuesday (Jan 10) to investigate the county council’s decision to close 28 libraries.

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Protesters outside  Freckleton Library

Lancashire County Council is selling more libraries off

Lancshire County Council is to sell off five more libraries.

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Bill Honeywell

Double cancer survivor’s amazing charity challenge raises £46k

When Bill Honeywell set out to raise £25,000 for Cancer Research UK, he had no idea he would almost double his amazing fund-raising target.

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CRISIS AVOIDANCE: social workers will be working on site at hospitals this Christmas. Inset, County Councillor Tony Martin

New £500,000 fund set up to avoid winter care crisis in county

Lancashire County Council is set to spend nearly £1m to help provide more winter care and crisis support for county residents and ease pressure on local hospitals.

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Showzam, Blackpool

What fun lies ahead in 2017?

After the fast-paced antics of Christmas, the new year can look gloomy. But it’s time to get your new diaries out and pencil in some dates as here is our guide of upcoming events to look forward to:
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BATTERY DANGER ALERT: Dr Sakthi Karunanithi and Dr Nicola Bamford have issued a seasonal warning about  button batteries

Christmas danger alert on button batteries

They look safe. They are safe. But medics are warning that button batteries could present a fatal risk to youngsters if misused.

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Preston agency puts its stamp on the Christmas post

Preston agency puts its stamp on the Christmas post

Christmas greetings have a special significance for a Preston design agency this year. For it’s no exaggeration to say they have put their stamp on them.

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Sunday roast

Where is best to go for a Sunday roast?

Yorkshire puds, gravy and tender meat.
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Kiddiroo, Tarleton

Lancashire recommends.... toy shops

From toy cats, Pokemon and peddle Lamborghinis, we have found five of the most popular toy shops in Lancashire.

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