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Watford win deserved - Dyche

Clarets boss Sean Dyche felt his side more than deserved to beat former club Watford at Turf Moor.
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Burnley 1, Watford 0

The Clarets came out on top against Watford as the Premier League's two surprise packages went head-to-head at Turf Moor.
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Beverley Saville

Police appeal for missing woman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracking down a missing Burnley woman.
Crime
Football has come in as the cheapest sport to watch on satellite TV

What a save! Football is best value for money sport on satelllite TV

Footy fans who moan about the cost of having to pay extra to watch a match on satellite TV, can breath a sigh of relief they aren't followers of greyhound racing.

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Chris Wood battles with Watford's Christian Kabasele

As it happened: Burnley 1, Watford 0

Scott Arfield scores the only goal of the game as the Clarets return to winning ways at Turf Moor.
Football
Action from Pendle Forests 3-0 win at Chester on Saturday										Pictures: Ian Bythell

Forest six clear after two more convincing victories

Pendle Forest picked up two more victories at the weekend to extend their 100% record in the North Hockey Women’s League Division 1.

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Battling Reds are denied by late Brighouse winner

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Midfielder backs squad to cope with loss of key man

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New hospital unit gets mayor's seal of approval

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Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Firms are being urged to be extra vigilant about the threat of sexual harassment at office Christmas parties this year.

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Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

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Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

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Education
The star of the Channel 4 programme The Supervet, will be taking his stage show, Welcome To My World, on an 18-date nationwide tour

Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick to embark on first live tour

The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is going on the road.
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The most misused phrases - including ‘to be pacific, ‘an escape goat’ and ‘damp squid’

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David Anthony Cross, Vivienne Thorner, Evonne Beardsworth and Mike McKeown shine in this hilarious ghost story. (s)

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Goalkeeper Marcel Wusiewicz

Marcel is the hero as Nelson advance in the cup

Nelson held their nerve to advance past Prestwich Heys on penalties in the Macron Cup second round on Tuesday night.

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With less than three weeks to go until Christmas here's a look back at some of the UK's worst 'gift gaffes'

Most hated Christmas gifts revealed

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With heavy snow forecast to fall across Lancashire on Sunday a lot of people may struggle to get into work on Monday morning.

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