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Liverpool scored HUGE victory over Anfield today - but there are serious lessons to learn

Liverpool scored a huge victory today - many hours before the Reds kick-off their Champions League campaign against Paris St-Germain this evening. Club bosses will be over the moon to have secured vital permission that will see Anfield able to host...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 12:50
 

Major cockle picking operation launched in early hours in Over Wyre

Pilling Sands in Over Wyre was the scene of a major operation targeting illegal cockle pickers in the early hours of this morning. The cockle beds there are currently closed to allow for the shellfish population to recover, and “removing, taking, or...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 12:49
 

Major cockle picking operation launched in early hours in Over Wyre

Pilling Sands in Over Wyre was the scene of a major operation targeting illegal cockle pickers in the early hours of this morning. The cockle beds there are currently closed to allow for the shellfish population to recover, and “removing, taking, or...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 12:48
 

Youngsters were present as drunk woman was arrested at disturbance at Preston house

A woman lunged at a police officer and tried to headbutt him after she was arrested. Officers were called to a disturbance at Louise Ashley's home on Lockside Road, Ashton-on-Ribble,, Preston, on August 18, shortly after 1am. Preston Magistrates'...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 12:41
 

Burnley Football Club defends unpaid volunteer scheme

Burnley Football Club has defended its unpopular decision to advertise for unpaid volunteers to work on match days. Following a backlash from supporters, the club issued a statement defending its decision to advertise a new 'Matchday Heroes' scheme,...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 12:40
 

Bury rockers Urban Theory on Head for the Hills, new music and their biggest gig to date

FAST rising indie-punks Urban Theory brought their blistering brand of rock to Head for the Hills 2018, no doubt earning themselves more than a few converts this weekend. We caught up with the Bury outfit after their set. Vocalist and rhythm...

Bury Times, yesterday, 12:37
 

Everton fans rush to support 'legend of the Park End' after he's mocked in sneering Tweet

Footie fans have jumped to the defence of a disabled Everton fan mocked in a sneering Twitter post after a video captured him celebrating a goal. The footage, which was widely shared online, shows the young man running along a disabled section of the...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 12:36
 

Severe weather and timetable changes see train punctuality reach 12-year low

0 Have your say Punctuality on Britain’s railways has reached a 12-year low amid chaos caused by severe weather and new timetables, figures show. One in seven trains (14 per cent) missed the industry’s Public Performance Measure of punctuality in the...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 12:21
 

Police continue hunt for wanted man

Police are continuing to hunt for a man after a woman’s house was broken into and she was assaulted. The shocking incident happened in the Padiham Road area of Burnley on Wednesday August 8th when someone got through the window of a house, broke some...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 12:18
 
This suspected gang member is behind bars - and banned from large parts of Litherland

This suspected gang member is behind bars - and banned from large parts of Litherland

This is the face of a suspected gang member jailed after being caught linking up with an associate he was banned from contacting. Paul Blackhurst was handed a gang injunction over concerns he was among a group of troublemakers behind violence and drug...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 12:16
 

Dalston community rallies to save cancelled firework display

A COMMUNITY is rallying round to save its cancelled fireworks display. The News & Star revealed that the popular Dalston bonfire event, which attracted an all-time record of 2,500 people last year, had been scrapped for 2018. Dalston Recreation...

News & Star, yesterday, 12:10
 

Thieves smashed charity shop door and stole safe

0 Have your say A Blackpool charity shop was broken into by thieves who stole £200 worth of donations. Police were called to the Life charity shop, on Clifton Street, at 11am on Sunday. Thieves had smashed the glass door of the shop and stolen a safe,...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 11:56
 

"Don't people have better things to do than try and destroy themselves?": Your reaction to our shocking...

0 Have your say Shocking footage has been captured showing three people sparked out on a public bench in broad daylight after apparently taking the zombie drug 'Spice'. The two men and a woman lie unconscious on the seat and the ground below as...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 11:54
 

School cake sale inspires Pendle brothers to launch their own fundraising drive for hospice

A charity bake sale at their school inspired two brothers to hold their own little event fundraising event. Cameron Green (10) and his little brother Ellis who is six, held a toy and home produce sale outside their home in Higham to raise money for...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 11:50
 

Dancer from Wigan is climbing to new heights

A sporty Wigan mum who scooped two unusual world records is now taking on a completely different athletic challenge. Cat D'Ascendis became the fastest female runner dressed as a gingerbread man at last year’s London Marathon, before earning the...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 11:48
 


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