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Formula One powers into Burnley for young engineers event

The engineers of tomorrow competed in a day of 'Enjoy-neering' hosted by Themis at Burnley College.

Education
The accident took place on the M65

Five car smash on M65

A multi-vehicle collision has occurred yet again on the M65 motorway.

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Burnley General Hospital

Health Trust hitting sepsis targets

Patients receiving cancer treatment in East Lancashire are now better protected against a potentially fatal side effect, thanks to improvements at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Health
Andrew Stephenson MP

MP slams Rolls-Royce job losses as 'deeply regrettable and short-sighted'

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has branded a decision to axe 160 jobs at engineering giant Rolls-Royce as 'short-sighted'.

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Paul Burrows

Tributes pour in for popular dad Paul

Tributes have been pouring in to a much loved dad who has died in a tragic accident after falling from a taxi in Burnley.

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The centre is set to close

Last call for 'vital' travel information centre

Bus and rail users will find planning their journeys more difficult after it emerged that Lancashire County Council is planning to close the information centre at Nelson Interchange.

News
Firefighters rescued the chicken

Chicken had its feathers ruffled after becoming trapped down a well

A chicken got itself into a flap when it became trapped down a well - only to be rescued by plucky firefighters.

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The aftermath of the burglary

Double whammy of floods and burglary put brakes on go-karting business

Just days after his Colne go-karting business was hit by floods, devastated owner Craig Gavagan has now had to face up to a break-in.
Crime
Paul Burrows

Tributes to caring dad who has died following taxi accident

Tributes have been paid to a much loved dad who has died in a tragic accident after falling from a taxi in Burnley.
News
The Rolls Royce plant in Barnoldswick

Shock as Rolls Royce to shed 162 jobs at local plant

Huge employer Rolls Royce has announced shock news that it plans to shed 162 jobs from its local workforce.

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Pte Henry Smith

Search for family of heroic Burnley stretcher-bearer

Burnley Council is hoping to trace relatives of a heroic First World War stretcher-bearer whose bravery will be remembered during a civic ceremony later this month.

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New library service

New library service for Rosegrove and Earby

Bookworms from Rosegrove in Burnley and those in Earby will be able to access the county council's library and information service where they live.

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The Amy Winehouse painting

Painting of iconic Amy hits the right note with legend's mum

A talented artist who painted a stunning picture of tragic pop singer Amy Winehouse has received a seal of approval from her proud mum.
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Rashid is in court today

Nelson man in court today over terror charges

A Nelson man will appear in court today to face charges over alleged terror offences.

Crime
Clinical Lead for Organ Donation Dr Carole Pilkington (left) with Specialist Nurse for Organ Donation, Deborah Vernon

Local organ donations are on the up but more still needed

Health bosses have welcomed a significant increase in the number of local organ donations which is giving ‘the gift of life’ to more people in need of a transplant.

Health
Thomas Pemberton and Mark Burns from the laundry department after hearing he had gained bank shifts

Prince's Trust young people praised for work

More young people have gained valuable experience through the Prince’s Trust Get Into programme.

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The control room

Burnley business generates £3m. and boost to local economy

A venue to showcase exciting products from a Burnley company has generated £3m. of new businesses and provided a boost to the local economy.

Business
Police are pleased with the conviction

Local paedophile jailed for seven years

A man who committed a number of child sex offences has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
Crime
Breakfast seminar

Seriun's serious seminar for Burnley businesses

A Burnley company hosted a cyber security seminar for businesses, to help get them ahead when it comes to IT security and data protection.

Business
Matthew Riley

Reap the benefits of business mentoring

Respected telecoms entrepreneur Matthew Riley will talk about the huge benefits of getting assistance from business mentors at the launch of the new Northern Mentoring Programme.

Business
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