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Lancashire gritters set for busy night with bad weather expected

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Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

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Ex teacher faces historic abuse claims involving pupils

Crime

Rise of the scratchcard helps reduce Lottery's charitable returns

Business

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

Vets warn over salt and grit dangers to pets

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Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health

Lancashire gritters set for busy night with bad weather expected

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The busiest days are predicted to be December 20, 21 and 22

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

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Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport

Ex teacher faces historic abuse claims involving pupils

Crime
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Woman glassed ex's mother in bar brawl

Crime
Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education
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

Education

Winter Wonderland spectacular attracts 4,000 visitors

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Mrs Wood surrounded by some of her pupils during her farewell assembly from St Michael and All Angels Primary School in Foulridge

Staff and parents say sad goodbye to much respected headteacher

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Bookworm Erin Jarvis is a reading champ. (s)

Colne bookworm strikes gold in reading challenge

Education

Lancashire gritters set for busy night with bad weather expected

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

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The drop came as Lottery sales fell by 9%

Rise of the scratchcard helps reduce Lottery's charitable returns

Business

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

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Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

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The council will meet on Thursday at County Hall.

Council recruitment drive follows criticism by Ombudsman.

Health

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment
Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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Be prepared for those questions

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

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The baby was reported to have been born at Royal Preston Hospital weighingsix pounds and 12 ounces.

Ex-football star Clarke Carlisle welcomes baby daughter

Health