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State pension age to rise to 68 earlier than planned

The state pension age will rise from 67 to 68 from 2037, Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke has announced.

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Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Train users hoping to travel to and from London over the August bank holiday weekend are being warned to plan their journeys now as a major London station is set to close for engineering works.

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Historian and writer Geoff Crambie at the first ever Colne Day and second launch of A Colne Scrapbook.

Colne Day set to become annual event

The first ever Colne Day was a roaring success.

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A season ticket at the Turf is amongst the cheapest in the Premier League

Burnley FC has the Premier League's fourth-most affordable season ticket

Burnley Football Club has the fourth-most affordable season ticket in the Premier League based on data revealing how long it would take a local fan to earn enough money to be able to afford a season ticket at the club, new research has revealed.
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SELRAP are appealing to reopen what they see as a crucial train line between Skipton and Colne.

Pendle Lib Dem peer appeals for "oomph" behind SELRAP campaign

The Pendle-based Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Tony Greaves, has called on the Government to put “some oomph” behind the proposal to reopen the railway line between Colne and Skipton.

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Peter Byrne of Taylors Solicitors, Laura Brown and Justin Sherwood of Seriun

Exciting future for digital company

A respected company, recently highly commended at the Burnley Business Awards, could be in line for two more gongs.
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All fees and charges associated with unplanned overdrafts are set to be removed by Lloyds Bank Group.

Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and Halifax to scrap charges for unplanned overdrafts

Lloyds Banking Group is to launch a simplified "pay-as-you-go" overdraft charging system and scrap some fees, in a shake-up affecting millions of customers.

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Store Twenty One has announced its closing

Job losses as Nelson fashion store closes

Fashion retailer Store Twenty One has gone into liquidation, resulting in the loss of 900 jobs nationwide.

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(From left): Laurence OConnor, Managing Director of Financial Affairs; Stuart Fraser, Manufacturing Director of Graham Engineering; and Frank Kelly, Financial Director of Graham Engineering.

Burnley and Nelson firms celebrate 40-year partnership

Two successful local companies have celebrated a business partnership which has stood the test of time for four decades, ringing in the big landmark with a commemorative cake.
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Lancashire Business View have rebranded the Young Uns programme.

Lancashire Business View reveals new awards initiative

Lancashire Business View has unveiled its new showcase for the county’s most influential and inspiring young men and women, named Sub36.

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The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the North West since 2011, according to the GMB union.

Number of zero hours workers doubles in north west

The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the north west since 2011, according to the GMB union.

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The new Snap Map

VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Supermarkets are cutting the price of fuel

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets are to cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).
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The "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf.

£17k for signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf auctioned in the Ribble Valley

A buyer paid £17,000 for an "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf during an auction in Clitheroe this morning.
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The blue cloth-covered 1935 edition bears the Nazi dictator's signature on the front fly leaf.

Signed copy of Hitler's Mein Kampf up for auction in the Ribble Valley

An "extremely rare" signed copy of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf is to be sold at a Clitheroe auction house this morning.
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Refurbishment work is underway at Burnley's Reel Cinema complex

Cinema revamp on target

A major £1.5m revamp of Burnley's cinema complex, which includes a drive-thru Burger King, is on target.

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Turtle Bay recipe: Jerk Salmon

RECIPE: Jerk salmon with pineapple salsa

Turtle Bay in Preston has launched a brand new menu - the first big menu enhancement it has undertaken since the restaurant opened.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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Georgia-Kaye Berry at the cake sale

A slice of generosity for terror victims

Businesses in Burnley and beyond have been doing their bit to help the victims of the Manchester terror attack.
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