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"Hope will triumph over hatred": Bishop of Burnley on Manchester bombing anniversary

On the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing which claimed the lives of 22 innocent people, the Bishops of Burnley and Blackburn have issued a joint statement.
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Rubble Valley MP, Nigel Evans.

Nigel Evans calls IKEA withdrawal a "massive loss to Lancashire"

IKEA's decision to pull out of a flagship store in the North West will be a "massive loss to Lancashire," says Nigel Evans MP, who has demanded a meeting with the newly-appointed CEO of IKEA UK and Ireland.
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Nelson Grammar School.

CBE urges ex-Nelson Grammar School students to attend 'overdue' reunion

Students who attended Nelson Grammar School in the 1960s are being encouraged to attend an upcoming reunion where they can reconnect "with old friends sand make some news ones."
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In finishing seventh, Burnley have earned 17.3m more than if they had finished 16th as they did last season.

Cash Clarets: Burnley earn £120m from £2.42b Premier League pot

After an amazing season which has seen the Clarets qualify for the Europa League, Burnley FC have netted almost £120,000,000 from the Premier League after their highest league finish in 44 years.
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Burnley manager, Sean Dyche (right) with Chairman, Mike Garlick.

Report: Burnley FC brand one of world's most valuable

A new report has revealed that Burnley Football Club is amongst the world's most valuable football brands, with the Clarets ranked ahead of a host of European superpowers.
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Corporal Husnain Mohammed from RAF Halton.

Former Brierfield student's flying visit back to school

A former Pendle student returned to his old school with a very special delivery this week.

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J.H. Blakey & Sons (Security) Ltd's Brierfield showroom.

Brierfield family business set for national TV bout on Salvage Hunters

A well-known and storied local business is gearing up to feature on national television after welcoming the Salvage Hunters cameras into their Brierfield branch.
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Staff from SafeNet and Calico Homes at the UK Housing Awards.

National award for "driven" Burnley-based domestic abuse support service

A Calico Group domestic abuse support service has claimed a prestigious title at the national UK Housing Awards for their recovery refuge, offering safe temporary accommodation for women and children at risk of domestic abuse.
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England manager, Gareth Southgate, has a few conundrums on his hands.

Stat master: Burnley star makes it into Artificial Intelligence's England XI

Armchair pundits and managerial superstars alike will be agonising over the ins and outs of World Cup squads in the coming weeks, but a bookmaker has used artificial intelligence to pick the optimum England XI, and a certain Burnley bolter has made the cut.
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Dave Alexander (second from right) in Frankfurt for Burnley's lasy European away game with the Burnley Express photographer (far right).

"I was there in '67": Burnley fan's 51-year wait to see Clarets in Europe again

When the bus full of Burnley fans on their way back from the club's last European away game in Frankfurt in 1967 was pulled over by customs at Calais, 17-year-old Dave Alexander had a sneaking suspicion he knew what they were going to find.
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Zip-wire fundraisers: Peter and Linda Gibbings.

Burnley couple to take on world's fastest zip-wire for lymphoma charity

Set to brave speeds of up to 125mph as they fly over a 1,200-foot deep quarry on Europe's longest zip-wire, a Burnley couple raising funds for a lymphoma charity say the only word to describe their feelings ahead of the event is "apprehensive".
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Three in four UK adults feel overwhelmed by stress: expert's ways to cope

With statistics showing that 75% of UK adults and 81% of women saying that they have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope in the past year because of stress, a clinical psychologist has shared tips on how to manage stress at work.

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Burnley Mining Memorial Fund committee members Phil Glover (far left), Jack Nadin (second from right), and Elsie Manning (far right) with Julie Cooper MP.

Julie Cooper MP shows support for Burnley Coalfield miners' memorial

The Burnley Mining Memorial Fund raised over £500 at the Burnley May Day Festival earlier this month, with Julie Cooper MP throwing her support behind the campaign for a memorial in honour of the town's miners.

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The home has been described as "one of the finest homes in the North West."

Stunning £3.75m Simonstone home "one of the finest in the North West"

A local estate agent has called a nine-bedroom luxury home in Simonstone boasting a heated indoor swimming pool and 10 acres of land "one of the finest homes in the North West".
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The property is a Grade II-listed building. (photo credit: Savills)

Swimming pool included: nine-bedroom Burnley home on sale for £3.75m

For anyone house hunting with a cool £3.75m burning a hole in their well-lined pockets, a local nine-bedroom, Grade II-listed property replete with a heated indoor swimming pool, Victorian stables, and a tree-lined driveway might be of interest.
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Living Hope Church in Brierfield.

Brierfield church announces host of upcoming events

The Living Hope Church in Brierfield have announced a host of upcoming events for the next week, with local churches hosting everything from communal lunches to a study of gospel.
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(From left) Sean Hickey (Extreme Bean Co), Samantha Briggs (Crossfit Athlete & fittest women on earth 2013), Scott Britton (Battle Cancer Co-Founder), Peter Williams (Battle Cancer Co-Founder), and John Priest (Battle For Middle).

Burnley CrossFit charity champion invited to Prince Charles' 70th birthday

Having taken the CrossFit world by storm with their charity's high-octane events, a Burnley man and his co-founder have been invited to Prince Charles' 70th Birthday celebration at Buckingham Palace in recognition of their fundraising success.
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England football stars pay tribute to players who served their country in WW1

England internationals honour Burnley FC players who served in WWI

A selection of England internationals have come together at St George's Park to honour the 14 international team members, two of whom played for Burnley FC, who served their country in the First World War.
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The six students from Walverden Primary School with their Headteacher, Mrs Ahmed, and the school's Chair of Governors, Mr Khaliq.

Pendle students speak at London conference on conflict

Students from Pendle primary schools have had the privilege of travelling to London to speak at 'Children’s Voices for Peace' international conference, where they learned about the impact of conflict on young people and education.
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Jack Cork, left, with Neil Hart, Chief Executive of BFCitC.

Ever-present Clarets midfielder scoops club's community award

After an outstanding season which has seen the Clarets secure European football for the first time in 51 years, Burnley FC have also announced their PFA Community Champion Award for 2017/18 in recognition of work done celebrating their work off the pitch.

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