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Dream VIP ride for brave young firework victim Tyler

Car crazy Tyler Norris-Sayers got a ride in his dream car on Sunday as a special treat to help him recover from devastating injuries he suffered in a firework accident.
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Barton Grange Garden Centre

Lancashire recommends... Christmas shops

Here is a list of the best places to get your festive decorations and trees, as voted by readers.

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TalkTalk headquaters in west London

TalkTalk hit by massive cyber attack

TalkTalk has said it has been affected by the same cyber attack that left Post Office broadband customers without an internet connection.

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A number of accidents have been reported on the M6 this morning.

Accidents on M6 Southbound causing delays

There have been a number of accidents this morning (Friday, 2 December) affecting Southbound traffic on the M6 around the Wigan and Cheshire areas.

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The Rev Jim Corrigall minister at Padiham Unitarian Chapel which has become the first in the area to be approved to carry out same sex weddings.

Padiham church makes history as first in the area to marry gay couples

A church in Padiham has made history by becoming the first in the area to gain approval to hold same sex weddings.
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Major retailer Primark has announced it is coming to Burnley

Major boost for Burnley as Primark announces it is coming to town

One of the biggest and best known names on the high street is coming to Burnley.
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Robin Couple print by Rebecca Christian who will be selling funny cards and art prints at the Etsy market

Etsy Christmas market to take place in Preston this weekend

Crafty online sellers Etsy are holding an 'Etsy Made Local Christmas Market' in Preston this weekend (2–4 December).
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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

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Taxi drivers apply the brakes in snap strike

Taxi companies, angry at proposed tougher laws licensing the trade from Pendle Borough Council, called a snap strike in Pendle at the weekend.

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Football coach Barry Bennell whose abuse of young men in his care has prompted Crewe Alexandria to launch a review of how the allegations were handled

Overnight news digest - More than 20 ex-footballers report abuse, prisoner suicide hits epidemic levels and May to host summit ahead of Article 50

Catch up with all the latest overnight national news with our morning roundup

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'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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Bryan Yeoman performs at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne

New plans for Blues festival

Pendle’s biggest tourist attraction will have a new organising body next year after Colne Town Council agreed to take over its running.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reads through his Autumn Statement in his office in 11 Downing Street, London

Overnight news digest - Hammond to help workers and NHS labs at 'tipping point'

Catch up with all the latest news with our quick round-up of this morning's headlines

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Philip Hammond will promise new money for broadband

UPDATED: Autumn Statement 2016

The National Living Wage is to increase by 30p an hour to £7.50 next year, but unions will continue to campaign for the rate to be extended to younger workers.

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Sean mural could be saved

Sean mural could be saved

The iconic Sean Dyche mural, adorning a building set to be demolished, could be saved and given to junior Clarets fans as a memento.

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Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

Delays on M6 Northbound after vehicle breakdown

Drivers are experiencing delays on the M6

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The fuel prices at a Morrison's petrol station. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Petrol back below £1 a litre as Morrisons slashes prices post-Brexit

Morrisons has announced that from today (Monday), supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time since the Brexit vote.

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A man was airlifted to Blackburn Hospital yesterday with suspected head injuries

Man airlifted to Blackburn Hospital after crash on Pendle Hill

A man in his 40s was involved in a two-car collision yesterday.
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Thousands of users data has been compromised in the hack attack

Mobile provider Three UK offers advice following data hack

Mobile and Internet provider Three UK has confirmed that the personal information of customers have been accessed by hackers in a recent cyber attack.
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