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West Brom's Jay Rod is a top Baggie for the hospice

West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez showed he’s a top "Baggie" when he came to support a Christmas bag packing operation in aid of Pendleside Hospice.

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Chemo boost for Burnley General Hospital

Cancer patients in Burnley and beyond have been given a huge boost with the opening of a specialist unit at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.
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Primary school staff at Northlight

Improving young lives in Burnley

Lancashire Adult Learning has hosted a primary school partnership event to support a Burnley Council initiative aiming to improve the lives of the borough’s youngest citizens.

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A great night was enjoyed by all at the Agra

A great year for Building Bridges in Burnley

Building Bridges in Burnley celebrated a successful past year with a dinner attended by more than 70 people from across the community.

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Staff and residents at Cravenside Care Home enjoy their new Christmas tree

Magical Christmas tree gift

Pendle Village Mill created some Christmas magic at a Barnoldswick care home with the gift of a huge tree.

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Police are appealing for information

Appeal to trace quad bike rider following accident

Police are appealing for information following a collision involving a cyclist and quad biker close to Burnley last month.

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Artist's impression of how the stadium could look

Turf Moor upgrade for disabled fans but no plans to increase stadium size

Disabled Clarets fans will soon benefit from Premier League facilities at Turf Moor, which will see two corners in the stadium filled in.

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Winners Victoria, Tracey and Stephen with chief executive Kevin McGee

Hospital trio helped save man's life in Burnley

Three courageous hospital workers have been commended for saving a member of public found with life threatening stab wounds in Burnley General Hospital.

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Some of the guns handed in

More than 100 firearms handed in during gun amnesty

More than 100 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’.

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The players belt out the song

Burnley rugby players sing in union for Christmas television ad

Beefy Burnley rugby players will be on the nation’s screens from tonight belting out a moving song for the Co-op’s new Christmas television advert.
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Baby Friendly Midwife Danika Pendlebury, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Mrs Liz Martindale, Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Michael Pollard, Theatre Nurse Sharon Stone, Dr Adam Brook ST3 and Junior Theatre Sister Charlotte Pells

Closer contact for new mums after caesarean births in Burnley

New mums in Burnley can now experience the magic of holding their baby skin-to-skin immediately following the birth thanks to a new initiative by maternity staff in the town.

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Tom Duxbury

Teacher Tom is education ambassador

A teacher from Nelson has become an ambassador for the North West region as part of the national #teacherschangelives campaign.

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The officers who have helped with the relief effort

Burnley and Pendle police officers help hurricane-hit islands

Police officers from East Lancashire have spent a month in the British Virgin Islands, providing relief support after the devastation of Hurricane Irma.

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Pat Fleming at home with his Clarets scarf

Pat (91) is a true vintage Claret

A vintage Claret who first went on the Turf to watch his beloved Burnley in the 1930s still climbs on a bus and journeys to watch his team at the grand old age of 91.
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Police have been granted more time to question a terror suspect

Pendle terror suspect still being questioned

Police have been granted more time to question a man arrested on suspicion of being involved with terrorism.

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The cast in action

What a farce!

A foray into farce is the latest venture for the Rossendale Players in their delightful production of 'The Day They Kidnapped the Pope'.

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The Bishop and parishioners on the Sea of Galilee

Bishop sends inspirational message to school live from the Holy Land

The Bishop of Burnley has sent a very special video message to schoolchildren in Burnley from his pilgrimage in the Holy Land.
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The M65

Leader demands answers over M65 flooding

The leader of Pendle Council has called for an urgent meeting with Lancashire County Council to discuss the ongoing problems of flooding on the M65.
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Police are searching two houses in Nelson

Man arrested on terrorism offences following raid in Nelson

A man has been arrested in Nelson by counter-terrorism officers on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism.
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and County Coun. Azhar Ali

Labour vows to electrify Burnley and Pendle rail links to Yorkshire

Significant improvements that could revolutionise East Lancashire’s rail network – including reopening the Colne-Skipton line – would be made if Labour are elected at the next election, the party has announced.
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