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Police investigation after man dies at engineering factory.

Police have launched an investigation after a man died while working at a Nelson engineering company yesterday. Police, fire crews and paramedics were called to Graham Engineering Ltd in Edward Street on the Whitewalls Industrial estate at around...

Pendle Today, yesterday, 16:08
 

High hopes single is an iTunes hit

The release of a new single on iTunes could have staff and patients at the Fylde coast’s children’s hospice singing for joy if it proves a hit. That’s because proceeds from the sales of Golden Days – written by accountant and part-time songwriter...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 16:08
 

Police investigation after man dies at engineering factory.

Police have launched an investigation after a man died while working at a Nelson engineering company yesterday. Police, fire crews and paramedics were called to Graham Engineering Ltd in Edward Street on the Whitewalls Industrial estate at around...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 16:08
 
Royal Wedding doesn't stop Newtown litter pick

Royal Wedding doesn't stop Newtown litter pick

The sun brought Newtown’s litter pickers out in force on Saturday (May 19). Undeterred by the fact that the Royal Wedding and the FA cup final were scheduled for the same day, more than 30 locals turned out at the crack of dawn to get the place...

Chester Chronicle, yesterday, 16:08
 

"£400m the sector doesn't have": Nigel Evans MP criticises community transport plans

Nigel Evans MP has called on the government to drop plans forcing community transport drivers to obtain commercial licenses to the cost of £400m, saying that it would isolate elderly populations. The MP for the Ribble Valley lent his support to a...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 16:08
 

Shock as 'funeral director' car given parking ticket at Cumbrian hospital

A patient yesterday afternoon watched the incident unfold from a window of the Carlisle hospital, and then shared the photographs on Facebook. The incident has caused an outcry on social media, with many calling on UKPC – the firm that runs the car...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 15:59
 

Burnley MP slams £1m. waste of county compensation payouts

More than £1m. has been paid out in compensation by Lancashire County Council over the past year as a result of people falling and injuring themselves on the country’s pavements. The figure was revealed after Burnley MP Julie Cooper made a Freedom of...

Pendle Today, yesterday, 15:58
 

Burnley MP slams £1m. waste of county compensation payouts

More than £1m. has been paid out in compensation by Lancashire County Council over the past year as a result of people falling and injuring themselves on the country’s pavements. The figure was revealed after Burnley MP Julie Cooper made a Freedom of...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 15:56
 

New coaster joins long list of popular rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

As the countdown continues to the opening of the Pleasure Beach’s new £16.25m rollercoaster Icon, we look back at some of the attraction’s old favourites. Opening to the general public on Friday, Icon has been created in partnership between the...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 15:54
 

Dismay at Blackpool homes demolition plan

0 Have your say Don’t knock down our homes - that’s the plea from residents who are urging housing chiefs to re-consider plans to bulldoze council flats. Proposals have been unveiled to demolish 81 mainly council properties on Troutbeck Crescent,...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 15:54
 

Childline counsellors saw a spike the week of Manchester Arena attack

CHILDLINE’s Manchester base experienced a spike in calls the week following the arena attack. The service received more than 200 calls that week with many callers under the age of 11. Anna Krala, Childline service manager for the Manchester base in...

Bury Times, yesterday, 15:52
 

Replica Crown Jewels come to Peter Jackson The Jeweller, Bury

BURY caught an extra bit of royal fever last week as replicas of the Crown Jewels came to the borough ahead of the royal wedding. The jewels came to Peter Jackson The Jeweller in St John’s Gardens on May 17 and could be seen by the public who were...

Bury Times, yesterday, 15:44
 

Bury cyclist Simon Yates 'taking nothing for granted'

BURY cyclist Simon Yates is taking nothing for granted despite winning stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia to extend his overall lead ahead of Tuesday's potentially vital time trial. Today Yates will be the last man to leave the starting blocks at in...

Bury Times, yesterday, 15:44
 

Cumbria University is calling all future nurses to Barrow open day

The event is being held in The Grasmere Suite in The Forum, on June 7 from 11 until 3pm and will offer guests the opportunity to learn more about the courses on offer at the institution which is currently in partnership with Cumbria Partnership NHS...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 15:38
 

Central Plaza emergency meeting to be held tonight

AN emergency meeting has been called to discuss the best way forward for the Centra Plaza Hotel. While work is underway to remove several tonnes of loose masonry from the crumbling building - and its has been revealed a developer has a "serious...

News & Star, yesterday, 15:32
 


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