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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

According to teen magazine Future-Mag, more than half (54 per cent) of graduates say they’d think again about choosing university as the best way to find a job.

Education
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Pensioner denies assault

A Burnley pensioner is awaiting trial, accused of attacking a man in the town.

Crime
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

The UK's new £3 billion aircraft carrier is a clear signal the country will remain a fully engaged global power, Theresa May said, as the ship arrived in Portsmouth.
Environment
Former Burnley woman Catherine Quinn has been appointed as the Duchess of Cambridge's new private secretary.

Royal honour for high flier Catherine

The Duchess of Cambridge’s new private secretary is former Burnley woman Catherine Quinn.

News
The start of last year's Burnley and Pendle Fundrun

Charity fun run fast approaching

Time is running out to sign up for the second Burnley and Pendle Fundrun.

News
Burnley Magistrates' Court

eBay fraudster left student struggling for money

An eBay fraudster who claimed several victims left a student struggling for money in a laptop and iPhone scam, a court heard.

Crime 1
Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
Health
Winifred Dalley talks about loving all people, including strangers.

Have Faith

Who is my brother? I heard the preacher say. He’s the people who pass you on the street every day.
News
One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Aldi’s massive rump steak, The Big Daddy, is set to come back to stores this August.

Whats on
New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

Some students are becoming disillusioned with traditional three-year degree courses, finding the pace too slow and undemanding, a vice-chancellor has suggested.

Education 1
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That cheeky 5am pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way

Transport 1
Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Former Mayor censured over racist joke share

The former Mayor of Pendle has been found guilty of breaching the members code of conduct by sharing a racist and offensive joke on social media.

News
Police found Mr Eccles at a house in Burnley

Burnley man found hanged at home

Police have confirmed that a 35-year-old Burnley man was found dead in his home.
News
Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Racist joke share former Mayor suspended from party

The Conservative former Mayor of Pendle has been suspended from the party for three months, following an investigation into her sharing of a racist joke on Facebook.

News 3
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Teen who sparked police chase facing jail

A teen driver who sparked a police chase after speeding off while an officer had his hand in his car, crashed into a parked police van.
Crime
The Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017 heads to Birmingham's NEC

Record staycation figures as caravan and motorhome sales are on the up

Figures released by the National Caravan Council (the NCC) confirm the UK's continuing enthusiasm for caravanning and motorhoming.

Business
But how do you say it??

Tomato, tomato, Primark, Primark, let's call the whole thing off

If you want to shop where clothes are falling off hangers, where do you go?

Business 3

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

The number of passengers arrested for drunken behaviour on flights or at UK airports increased by 50% in the last year, new figures reveal.

Transport 6
The Mark Hotel in Manhattan

The Mark Hotel ranked the world's best city hotel

The Mark Hotel, located in one of Manhattan's most coveted and discreet locations a stone's throw from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, received the top rating in Bilanz, Switzerland's leading business magazine, which gave the property its much anticipated and coveted #1 rating in The World's 100 Best City Hotels Award.

Business

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Bungling council workers have been blasted by residents after they only resurfaced the MIDDLE of their road in a bid to save cash.

Offbeat 9
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