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Burnley hotel backs coast-to-coast canoe trip

Ahead of an epic coast-to-coast charity canoe trip, a pair of rowers have been given the support of a Burnley hotel to aid them on their mammoth challenge.
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Mindfulness Teacher Martin Grindrod is bringing therapy sessions for tinnitus to Burnley. (s)

Martin’s life-altering therapy

Imagine a sound cutting in its persistence - a clock ticking, a tap dripping, nails screeching - following you wherever you go.

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Ruby Wax is returning to The Colne Muni stage with Frazzled. (s)

TV star in town to tackle epidemic

A TV comedian is taking on the stress epidemic that plagues four in four of us in a show easing worry with doses of laughter.

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Ian White, who has devoted to his life to helping others in a variety of different roles.

Kind heart Ian clocks up almost 50 years as devoted poppy seller

Some people are just born to help others in life and Ian White is one of them.

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We want closure: Family's appeal for answers over dad's lung cancer death

We want closure: Family's appeal for answers over dad's lung cancer death

A Brierfield family are appealing for information in their quest to uncover details surrounding their late father’s asbestos-related death.
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The Farnworth Rose team in action.

Car boot sale raises for Pendleside

A Nelson solicitors firm has raised over £400 for Pendleside Hospice as part of their celebratory year of fundraising on their 10-year anniversary.
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A survey has found that Burnley is the third unhappiest place to live in Britain

Live in Burnley? It is one of the unhappiest places in the UK

Burnley is one of the unhappiest places to live in the UK.
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Joey Barton with Harry Johnson.

Family thanks Clarets star for spending time with patient during his last hours

The family of a Pendleside Hospice patient who died just six hours after spending time with Joey Barton has praised the Clarets midfielder for chatting to the 72-year-old Burnley fan.
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The mighty Aqua Warriors team: (from left) Alexander Di Vito, Tristesse James, and James Stovold.

Aqua Warriors' three-mile swim fundraisier

Having whet their musical appetites, a local acoustic duo have expanded their talents into the charitable realm, swimming 5,000m as part of their 'Aqua Warriors' fundraising team.
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Matthew Lowton (far left) and Ben Mee (far left) showing their support for the Burnley 10k event.

Claret's kick off Burnley 10k countdown

A host of Burnley Football Club stars have kicked off the countdown to one of Lancashire’s premier 10k events.

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Chloe Giltrow-Shaw and friends after the run in Paris

Chloe’s marathon mission

The daughter of a devoted and well-loved teacher, who died at the age of 49, has raised over £4,000 for research into the cancer that claimed her mum’s life.

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Pendleside chief executive Helen McVey shows TV presenter Aftab Iqbal around the hospice

TV star Aftab to spread the hospice word

A television star from Pakistan has visited Pendleside Hospice in a bid to encourage more people to use and support its vital work.

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Brave battler Morgan Hewitt, who has been diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time, with her brother Blake and cousin Kirsty.

Appeal launch for brave cancer teen Morgan as she faces battle of her life

A community is set to rally round to help the devastated family of a teenage girl who has been diagnosed with leukaemia for the second time in her short life.
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Lean and mean: Sarah Richards after her impressive weight loss.

Colne woman's diabetes in remission after five stone weight loss

A woman who has lost over five stone in her bid to reverse her Type Two Diabetes and be “nifty for 50”, has a simple message for others looking to get fit: “If I can do it, you can.”
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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.
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Act now to help curb those miserable sneezing months

Act now to help curb those miserable sneezing months

This week, I am actually going to explore the possibility of preventing hay fever!

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Lomeshaye Village Day Nursery's Little Hospice Heroes after achieving Millie's Mark.

Gold Standard Nelson nursery

A nursery in Nelson has become the first establishment in the area to achieve Millie’s Mark, a national Gold Standard in paediatric first aid.

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Advanced skincare expert William Foley

From cosmetic to aesthetic...beauty treatment is more than skin deep

After 31 years in journalism I have been lucky enough to try a range of health and beauty treatments, it is one of the perks of the job I love.
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Scott Cross will run 153 miles in memory of his friend.

Friend's cross-country ultra-marathon in memory of father-of-two

A Padiham graphic designer is finalising plans for a cross-country charity ultra marathon in memory of his friend: a father-of-two who died from cancer last year.

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Telltale reddening around the back leg of a dog with Alabama Rot

Dog owners warned after flesh-eating Alabama Rot case confirmed

Dog owners are being warned to be vigilant after another case of the Alabama Rot disease was confirmed this week.
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