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Brexit could leave Lancashire out of pocket

Businesses in Lancashire are being warned that they could face losing million of pounds in funding from the EU as a result of Brexit.
Environment
The NHS in Lancashire saw the biggest rise in the number of written complaints in the past year.

Lancashire sees 15% increase in NHS complaints

The number of written complaints to the NHS in Lancashire has increased by 14.6% over the past 12 months to an average of 14 criticisms per day.
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Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Police are receiving nearly 100 complaints from members of the public every day, new figures show.

Politics
Students have created Twitter bots

Twitter bots created to sing songs of peace

A flock of Twitter robots are being created to spread messages of peace this UN International Day of Peace, thanks in part to pupils in a Nelson secondary school.
Education

Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Traffic is reported to be queuing on the M65 following a three vehicle accident on the westbound carriageway.

Delays after crash on M65

Traffic is reported to be queuing on the M65 following a three vehicle accident on the westbound carriageway.
Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

Business
The former Fulledge Conservative Club

Restaurant future for Burnley's oldest social club?

A historic Burnley social club – which closed a year ago – could be converted into a restaurant.

News
They surveyed more than 370 UK workers in a range of organisations

Workers feel pressure to be available out of hours on mobiles or email

Firms are failing to tackle the "always on" culture in the workplace despite the impact of modern communications on their staff, new research reveals.
Business
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Fewer than 1% of eligible mothers and fathers took advantage of the shared parental leave system in the past year, a new report says.

Politics
Should Trump be welcomed to the UK?

Queen should not have to face 'racist' Donald Trump on state visit, says Cable

The Queen should not have to face the embarrassment of hosting "racist" US president Donald Trump on a state visit, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said.
Politics
People at work in the Operations room at the Ryanair offices

Under-fire Ryanair pressed to release full list of flights to be cancelled

Ryanair is being urged to release a full list of the flights it is cancelling because it "messed up" the planning of pilots' holidays.

Business

Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

A biker who took selfies and pulled wheelies on a motorway before speeding at up to 117mph has been jailed for eight months and given a 28-month driving ban.

Crime
The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-calledpaedophile hunters.

Crime
Kelbrook headteacher Angela Dugdale and pupils

Top marks for village school

A village primary school has preserved its position as a “good” school following its latest Ofsted inspection.

Education

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving

Footballer Wayne Rooney has pleaded guilty to drink driving on a night out while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.
Crime
Delays were experienced on the M65

Delays on motorway following smash

Police and paramedics rushed to the M65 motorway at rush hour this morning (Monday) when a car smashed into the central reservation.
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Pendle MP, Andrew Stephenson, was at the clinic for a check-up.

Colne Health Centre pharmacy offering free blood pressure test with hypertension costing NHS "billions"

With high blood pressure set to kill 9,000 people in the UK in September alone, Colne Health Centre pharmacy is offering everybody a free blood pressure test as part of 'Know Your Numbers' week.
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Gerald Norcross' life compass is the Bible. (s)

Have Faith

I love to browse bookshops and when I am away on holiday I like nothing better (except a musical instrument shop which would win every time!) than to spend time reading half the books in a newly discovered shop.
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