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Two arrested in Burnley Wood murder probe

Two men have been arrested following the death of a woman in Burnley. Leanne Unsworth (40) was found dead at her home address on Marlborough Street at around 7-15pm last night (Monday). It is believed she suffered serious head injuries. This...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 15:05
 

Some say they can see Paul McCartney in this pothole.. can you?

0 Have your say Have you heard the news today, oh boy! Baby, if you're going to drive your car on the long and winding road, you'll need help if you crash into this. As potholes go, you'd drive over it eight days a week without blinking an eye, but...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 14:58
 

Concern at Lancashire's 'subdued' economy

0 Have your say Economic conditions in Lancashire were “worryingly subdued” in the final quarter of 2018. Those were the findings of the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) from the Chambers of Commerce, with a number of key indicators continuing...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 14:44
 

Mother and boyfriend accused of killing toddler crushed to death by car seat

A toddler was crushed to death by an electric car seat because his mother's boyfriend was annoyed that he was making too much noise, a court has heard. Three-and-a-half-year-old Alfie Lamb was in the rear footwell of an Audi car when he was squashed...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 14:43
 

Concern at Lancashire's 'subdued' economy

0 Have your say Economic conditions in Lancashire were “worryingly subdued” in the final quarter of 2018. Those were the findings of the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) from the Chambers of Commerce, with a number of key indicators continuing...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 14:43
 

Mother and boyfriend accused of killing toddler crushed to death by car seat

A toddler was crushed to death by an electric car seat because his mother's boyfriend was annoyed that he was making too much noise, a court has heard. Three-and-a-half-year-old Alfie Lamb was in the rear footwell of an Audi car when he was squashed...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 14:38
 

Car crashes into wall and catches fire in Preston as driver flees scene of carnage

0 Have your say Brook Street in Preston was a scene of carnage after a car crashed into a wall and caught fire this morning. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the crash at the junction of Brook Street and Aqueduct Street at 3am. But when...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 14:24
 
ECHO readers have differing thoughts over school's no hot lunches policy

ECHO readers have differing thoughts over school's "no hot lunches" policy

ECHO readers had differing opinions after a school said they could no longer offer hot meals to children whose parents owed them money for lunches. A letter sent to parents of Devonshire Park Primary School, also seen by the ECHO , said children from...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 14:22
 

How does your MP plan to vote on Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Deal?

THERESA May appears to be heading for one of the heaviest Parliamentary defeats in modern history after a last-gasp appeal to Tory rebels over her Brexit deal fell on deaf ears. More than 100 of her MPs - around a third of those who sit on the green...

Bury Times, yesterday, 14:20
 

Borough’s trees help battle pollution problem

BURY is home to more than £4.6 billion worth of trees which are helping tackle the borough’s pollution and keeping its green spaces beautiful, a survey has found. According to the i-Tree survey, conducted by Manchester-based City of Trees, the borough...

Bury Times, yesterday, 14:20
 

St Helens residents urged to make a date and join Race for Life 2019

St Helens residents are being encouraged to get January off to a great start by making a date to join Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. As an added incentive, there’s 30% off entry fees* during January with the code RFL30. This year, for the first...

St Helens Reporter, yesterday, 14:19
 

Burnley Council wins Government cash to tackle rogue landlords

Burnley Council has been awarded cash from the Government to help tackle rogue landlords. The local authority made a successful bid for £62,294 which will be used to enable housing staff to carry out a programme of more targeted enforcement and other...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 14:19
 

Be bold and be colourful!

0 Have your say Bold is beautiful! That’s the message when it comes to hair colour for 2019. Blackpool hairstylist Drew Quilter, director of Hair By Andrew Williams, based on Station Terrace, South Shore, is sharing three of his favourite hot looks...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 14:16
 

Slimming champs meet TV star

0 Have your say A TV presenter has described two Fylde coast weight loss consultants as “worth their weight in gold”. As Slimming World enters its 50th year in 2019, two local consultants marked the occasion by attending the annual Slimming World...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 14:16
 

Booths enjoys strong sales over festive period

0 Have your say Lancashire-based food and drink retailer Booths recorded strong Christmas sales with a 3.3 per cent increase over the key three-week trading period to January 5. The Preston-headquartered firm said Christmas profits grew ahead of sales...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 14:02
 


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