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Popular football coach and tree surgeon hanged himself

A popular football coach and tree surgeon who was found hanged 40ft. up a tree took his own life after a number of pressures conspired together.

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Presses stop as staff embrace the 'Mannequin Challenge'

Time stood still and the front pages were held at the newsroom of East Lancashire Newspapers when editorial and advertising staff embraced the "Mannequin Challenge".

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Couple’s caring Christmas Day climb

Couple’s caring Christmas Day climb

A Burnley couple will be hitting the height of generosity this Christmas Day when they scale Ben Nevis for charity.

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Members of the knitting group which meets at St Bartholomew's Church in Colne with some of the 400 knitted angels (s)

Angels have landed in town centre

Over 400 knitted angels, each with a Christmas Blessing, have flown off into Colne from St Bartholomew’s Church and have landed in the High Street.

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Kyle Lovett-Blackwell and James Dent from Puppy Essentials donate �165 to Pendle Dogs in Need (s)

Dog days are over thanks to local canine company

Pendle Dogs in Need is benefitting from a lavish dog treat business which has got both tongues and tails wagging.

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(From l-r) Maisie Dobson, Theo Holden and Megan Dobson from Nelson with Boogie Storm (s)

Nelson cousins meet TV stars

A trio of Nelson cousins were starstruck when they met their TV favourites during Blackburn’s Christmas Lights Switch On.

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Carers feature. Holding hand.

Plea to help our lonely elderly this Christmas

The plight of lonely elderly people in Burnley is to be tackled this Christmas in a seasonal campaign from Age UK Lancashire.

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Ben Metcalfe, from XLCR Vehicle Management, with freshly cooked Yorkshire puddings straight out of the new oven at St Joseph's Community Centre in Barnoldswick (s)

Community centre is cooking on gas after £3,000 oven donation

A kind-hearted Colne businessman has dished out thousands of pounds to ensure Christmas dinner can be served at a Barnoldswick community centre.

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Debris in Kelbrook Road

Delays expected in West Craven after lorry spills load

Delays are expected in West Craven this afternoon after a lorry shed part of its load in Barnoldswick.
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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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What's your favourite Christmas song? Help us find the best one!

Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas song of all time

You came in your hundreds to help us draw up a shortlist of Christmas songs - but there can only be one winner.
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Colne district nurses at the MNDA cheque presentation. Pic: Naz Alam

Nurses raise thousands for charity

A walk from Preston to Colne organised by district nurses has paved the way for the Motor Neurone Disease Association to receive thousands of pounds.

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Students help nation to remember at Royal Albert Hall

Students help nation to remember at Royal Albert Hall

Bright young students from Nelson played their part in the nation’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Trawden's Young Bloomers received their awards at a special school assembley (s)

Budding Trawden Bloomers receive their prizes

Trawden’s Young Bloomers have received their North West in Bloom awards for helping make the village look picture perfect.

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Burnley Magistrates Court

Thief who stole gold medal left victim upset and feeling ‘invaded’

A purse thief who stole an irreplaceable gold medal left his victim upset and feeling “invaded”, a court heard.

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Staff from Pendle Nursery in Barnoldswick receive the indoor learning environment award from Professor Robert Winston at the NMT Nursery Awards 2016 (s)

Pendle nursery ‘overjoyed’ with national award

A Barnoldswick nursery has won a national prize at a prestigious awards evening run by the industry’s leading business publication.

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Man awaiting sentence after pinning partner against wall

A young Pendle dad who attacked his partner after a drinking session is awaiting sentence.

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Witnesses sought after 'deliberate' barn fire

Witnesses sought after 'deliberate' Ribchester barn fire

Police are appealing for information following a fire at a barn in Ribchester, which is believed to have been started deliberately.

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Landlord of Colne pub is fined after admitting drink driving

The landlord of the Crown Hotel in Colne has been caught more than twice the drink-drive limit after he was spotted “swerving a little” going onto the M65.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Nelson man got sucked in to repeat vacuum thefts, court hears

A thief who stole a Vax vacuum from Morrisons got away with it - and then went back to do it three more times, every other day, a court heard.

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