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Church branching out for Christmas tree festival

A Christmas Tree festival is set to attract dozens of visitors to a Burnley church.

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Caring Molly Carter, whose family and friends are fundraising in her memory.

Caring Molly's legacy of love is already helping others

The family and friends of a caring young woman are making sure her legacy of kindness is helping others, just three months after her death.
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How much do you reckon you will be forking out for the the latest "must have" toys this Christmas?

Toy Story 2017, the real cost for parents as the festive season closes in

As Christmas approaches parents will be gearing themselves up to have their pockets emptied as they fork out for the latest "must have" toys.
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Insurers have been forced to put up premiums for for young drivers due to the number of pay outs they have had to make to other motorists involved in accidents.

Young drivers clobbered with even higher insurance premiums

The latest statistics revealed by the UK’s leading price comparison website, MoneySuperMarket, reveals that young drivers shouldered hefty car insurance premium increases from July to September 2017.

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The Jack Pack wowed the audience at Burnley Mechanics Theatre.

Jack Pack played their cards right in show stopping performance

Simon Cowell described their performance on Britain's Got Talent as "outstanding."

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TV stardom beckons talented young actor Nicki

TV stardom beckons talented young actor Nicki

Teenage actor Nicki Shepherd has enjoyed a taste of soap stardom and now he wants more.

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Veterans gather for breakfast and banter

The Colne Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club welcomed two VIP guests at their monthly get together.
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Fancy winning a family ticket to see Paddington 2?

Win a family ticket to see Paddington 2

The world's favourite small bear is back on the silver screen.
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Colne and Nelson Rugby Club in action against Burnley

Rugby club in scrum for £200,000 cash prize

A rugby club, feted for its coaching for youngsters, could be in line for a stupendous £200,000 cash boost.

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New research shows that taking your pet to work to help ease your stress and increase productivity.

Ca-nine to five as pets allowed into the office

One in five British workplaces is now allowing staff to bring their pets to work.
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Pictured at the launch of their Exhibition for the Visually Impaired are Burnley Lions (from left to right) Peter Ashkettle, Frank Seed, Brian Hartley, Michael Handford, Jacquie Devlin and Jackie Seed.

Visionary exhibition aims to change lives

A one-off exhibition, which aims to give visually impaired people help, advice and a chance to try the latest technology that could change their lives, is to be hosted in Burnley.

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Two fire engines from Colne attended a commercial waste blaze this morning.

Fire crews called to commercial waste blaze

Firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze involving a large amount of commercial waste this morning.

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A burnt out car is the aftermath of Bonfire Night in Brierfield.

Police appeal to shop vandals and yobs who put lives at risk

Police have called on the public to "name and shame" the mindless vandals who put lives at risk when they threw fireworks at fire crews on Bonfire Night.

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Two young friends enjoy festive fun at last year's Winter Wonderland.

College countdown to Christmas with Winter Wonderland spectacular

Preparations are well underway for the fourth Winter Wonderland at Burnley College.

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Fire crews were called out twice in four hours yesterday

Man taken to hospital after chip pan blaze

Fire crews were called out twice in four hours yesterday.

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Firefighters have been called out twice in two days to tackle a caravan blaze in Colne.

Arsonists strike twice in two days in Colne

Arsonists have struck twice in two days, setting fire to a caravan in Colne.

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Firefighters tackled a caravan fire in Colne.

Firebugs torch caravan

A caravan on a car park in Colne was set on fire deliberately last night.

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Fire crews tackled a chimney blaze in Barnoldswick on Wednesday tea-time

Smoke from chimney blaze spreads to neighbour's house

Smoke from a chimney fire at a house in Barnoldswick spread to next door.

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Jamie strikes a pose in the photo shoot for the journal to help women are facing preventative surgery for breast cancer

Brave Jamie is poster girl for breast cancer charity campaign

A business consultant, who took the brave step of having a double mastectomy, has become a "poster girl" for a campaign to raise awareness of hereditary breast cancer.
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