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Under threat golf course is saved

Professional golfer Neil Reeves is taking over the operation of Marsden Park Golf Course in Nelson.

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Boohoo can now build a second warehouse

Boohoo given green light for second huge warehouse despite objections

Controversial plans to build a second huge warehouse at Boohoo, recently slated in a television documentary, have been given the green light by councillors.
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Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

As three of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers announce price hikes, experts are reminding householders of small changes that can help slash how much they spend on gas and electricity.

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Just 13% of people claimed that they would rather live for today than save for tomorrow.

North West's savvy savers

People in the North West have proved themselves to be financially aware when it comes to ensuring that rainy-day funds remain suitably topped-up, with a survey revealing that 66% of us class ourselves as regular savers.
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Debenhams Retail giant Debenhams was accused of failing to pay almost 135,000 to just under 12,000 workers.

Listed: All 360 businesses that failed to pay staff properly

The Government has named and shamed 360 businesses for underpaying thousands of workers a total of almost £1m.

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Fashion giant Boohoo's new warehouse plans set for green light

Councillors are expected to approve controversial plans to build a second huge warehouse for fashion retailer Boohoo this week.

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Rolls Royce have a major plant in Barnoldswick

Heavy losses for Rolls-Royce

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has posted the biggest loss in its history after it slumped into the red by £4.64 billion after being hit by the pound’s plunge and a corruption scandal.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Costa Coffee visual

Costa Coffee to open in Nelson

Pendle Council is raising a cup of Costa today to celebrate the news that Costa Coffee will be starting work on a new cafe in Nelson this month.
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The Prom Queen line-up at the Lancashire Wedding House

Teen beauty queens light up catwalk for hospice

Aspiring beauty queens took to the catwalk in Barrowford for a teen Prom Queen competition.
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Police want to find this man who stole a safe from a popular and long established shop in Burnley Market Hall.

Police hunt for safe thief

Police have launched an appeal to find this man who stole a safe from one of Burnley’s most respected and admired shopkeepers.

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(Left) Connor Savage (4) and (Right) Lily-Rose Kavanagh (5) with Catering and Hospitality lecturer, Nick Hatch.

Rosegrove pupils celebrate Chinese New Year in style

Youngsters from Rosegrove Infant School in Burnley celebrated Chinese New Year in style with a culinary trip to Nelson and Colne College.

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Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Staff at Craggs Energy celebrate receiving the company's top award.

Top award for company that fuels young talent

A Padiham based company has won a prestigious award for championing apprentices into the world of work.

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AMS Neve investment in tune with global demand

Burnley’s global audio giant AMS Neve is sounding out more business around the world.

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Jeff Green, manager at the Food Distribution Centre.

FareShare tackling food poverty head on

The work of a food charity in Burnley has been highlighted in a short film commissioned to fight food poverty and limit waste that clogs landfills with tonnes of edible food every year.
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Boohoo at Heasandford Industrial Estate

Shamed company Boohoo hits back over TV allegations

A Burnley company has been shamed on national television amid shocking allegations of harsh working conditions.
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Antony Shirley with some Roughlee Primary School pupils.

Fishy business at Roughlee Primary School

Roughlee Primary School children have been treated to a special seafood treat in the new year after a talk and assembly from an award-winning chef.

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Red Rose Business Awards presentation evening, Winter Gardens, Blackpool. (s)

Finalists of Red Rose Business Awards announced

Businesses across Lancashire are celebrating after being announced as finalists in this year’s Red Rose Awards.
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Georgia and Emmott Garnett arrive at their reception in a police patrol car after their vintage Rover was involved in a crash on the way there.

Newly weds chauffeur driven in blues and twos after wedding day crash drama

If marriage is a life sentence, it is a good job police officers were on the scene to get newlyweds Georgia Mai and Emmott Garnett to their wedding reception on time.

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