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acdc aims big for challenge

Lighting manufacturer acdc is hoping the sky’s the limit during this year’s Pendleside Hospice Corporate Challenge.

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Final day of festival will go ahead today

UPDATE: Barnoldswick live music event WILL go ahead today

The finale of a popular live music festival in Barnoldswick will go ahead today after a musician fell seriously ill on stage.

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Sunflower Memories at last years inaugural event

Dedicate a sunflower in memory of loved ones

The husband of a woman who died after a four-year battle with breast cancer is urging people to dedicate a sunflower in memory of their lost loved ones.

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Organisers are meeting to discuss if today's event will go ahead

Barnoldswick music festival hit by tragedy

A live music festival in Barnoldswick was cancelled last night after a musician fell seriously ill on stage.
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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017.

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Police investigate the serious incident

Police investigate alleged kidnap of young woman

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped in Burnley yesterday.

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Police appeal for missing man

Police appeal for missing man

Police have appealed for help which could lead to the whereabouts of missing man Christopher Mulligan.
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Police launch appeal

Police appeal to trace car crime victim

Police are appealing to the motorist who parked his car in the Brunshaw area of Burnley and has items missing to come forward.

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Police investigate the incident in Colne

Manhunt after alleged sexual assault

Police are appealing for information after an alleged sexual assault in Colne.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Purple Cupcakes is fund-raising for charity at the launch of their new shop. (s)

Purple Cupcakes' sweet taste of success

A Barnoldswick cake decorating supplier is enjoying the sweet taste of success and whipping up a serving of kindness at launch of their new shop.

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EOD unit

Bomb squad called to Burnley street

Specialist bomb disposals officers have been called out to Burnley this afternoon.

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Dr Bernadka Dubicka.

How to help children emotionally deal with Manchester terror attack

In the wake of the recent terror attack in Manchester, a leading child psychiatrist with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is advising parents on how to emotionally support their children to deal with the shock.

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Friends of Mick Berry at Reedley Marina

Boaters' tribute to Mick

Boating enthusiasts from Reedley Marina, who had been fund-raising to buy a defibrillator for the site, have been shocked after a popular boater later died from a heart attack.

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Skipton Building Society is opening its doors to those who want to make donations to help the victims of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

Building Society open its doors to people wanting to donate to Manchester appeal

Skipton Building Society is making it possible for people wanting to donate money to support families of those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

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Former Clarets chairman Barry Kilby's appeal is saving lives

Burnley Football Club’s popular former chairman Barry Kilby, who has been bravely fighting cancer, believes his prostate cancer appeal has helped to save lives in the area.

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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Police called to motorcycle crash in Gisburn

Motorcyclists taken to hospital with 'serious' injuries after crash

Two Barnoldswick men were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a motorcycle crash in Gisburn.
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Whalley vigil in honour of bomb blast victim Michelle

A vigil was held in Whalley this evening by the family of terrorist attack victim Michelle Kiss.

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