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Stalker put tracker in his ex-girlfriend's car

A STALKER who planted a car tracking device inside his ex-girlfriend’s car has been sentenced. David Jones, 37, was found guilty at Manchester Magistrates’ Court of stalking and a separate charge of assault by beating. The court heard that Jones, a...

Bury Times, yesterday, 16:39
 

Clarets Trust pays tribute to 'modest and most likeable man'

Former Burnley MP Peter Pike released a statement on behalf of the Clarets Trust supporters group paying tribute to Jimmy McIlroy. “The Clarets Trust is very sorry to hear of the sad death of Jimmy McIlroy. Jimmy was an Honorary Member of the Trust,...

Pendle Today, yesterday, 16:35
 

Clarets Trust pays tribute to 'modest and most likeable man'

Former Burnley MP Peter Pike released a statement on behalf of the Clarets Trust supporters group paying tribute to Jimmy McIlroy. “The Clarets Trust is very sorry to hear of the sad death of Jimmy McIlroy. Jimmy was an Honorary Member of the Trust,...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 16:32
 

REGIONAL: M60 delays possible after M56 crash

MOTORISTS on the M60 could be caught up in delays after a five-vehicle pile up. The M56 eastbound towards Manchester Airport has been reopened in the last hour after the North West Air Ambulance was deployed to tackle the incident which blocked all...

Bury Times, yesterday, 16:32
 
Police search for missing Carlisle teenager who was last seen more than two weeks ago

Police search for missing Carlisle teenager who was last seen more than two weeks ago

Officers are searching for a missing Carlisle teenager who was last seen on August 4. Joseph Charlott, 16, was last seen in Crewe, and is described as white, 5ft 4ins tall and of slim build, with short dark brown hair. Police are urging anyone with...

News & Star, yesterday, 16:31
 

Canal closed but maintenance work still goes on

Canal and River Trust volunteers have been taking advantage of the post-drought lockdown of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal through Wigan borough to carry out a bit of gardening. New Springs reader Chris Winstanley nipped down to the nearby waterway...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 16:27
 

Foxyfest returns to the Valley...bigger and better!

Two days, three stages and 30 different acts – Foxyfest returned to the Ribble Valley bigger than ever at the weekend. The eagerly-awaited festival, organised by the band Good Foxy, took centre stage and wowed the crowds for its third year as music...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 16:24
 

This is when the heatwave is set to return to Lancashire

The weather has taken a dip lately, with cooler temperatures and wet and windy weather conditions, especially due to Storm Ernesto last week. However, temperatures are now on the rise again with the heatwave set to return to England, as the country...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 16:24
 

Public given chance to experience Burnley's rich history and heritage first hand

People are being invited to discover the heritage right on their doorstep as some of Burnley’s historic landmarks open their doors to the public during the annual Heritage Open Days weekend. The event, which runs from Friday to Sunday, September 7th...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 16:24
 

This is when the heatwave is set to return to Lancashire

The weather has taken a dip lately, with cooler temperatures and wet and windy weather conditions, especially due to Storm Ernesto last week. However, temperatures are now on the rise again with the heatwave set to return to England, as the country...

Garstang Courier, yesterday, 16:13
 

Council bosses defend comments urging residents to avoid using travellers for household jobs

The plea came from Barrow Borough Council's Street Care team, who hoped a group who set up camp on Ormsgill Playing Fields would move on to get work elsewhere. Some members of the traveller community have been angered by the council's comments. The...

North West Evening Mail, yesterday, 16:07
 
Hero gran delivered her daughter's baby after she went into early labour in Pontins chalet

Hero gran delivered her daughter's baby after she went into early labour in Pontins chalet

A hero gran stepped in to deliver her grandson after her daughter went into early labour in the family's Pontins chalet. Beverley Naylor, 44, was on family with her holiday at the Southport resort when her daughter Charlotte Sleigh unexpectedly went...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 16:07
 

Businesses seek comprise after Chorley Council's U-turn on "football fans not welcome" statement

Something still needs to be done about visiting football fans coming to Chorley. That’s the message from a town business owner in the aftermath of a controversial letter sent out to football fans warning them they will “no longer be welcome” in...

Chorley Guardian, yesterday, 16:03
 

Arsonists cause one in 10 house fires

More than one in 10 house fires in Greater Manchester last year were started deliberately, figures from the Home Office show. The numbers reveal the scale of the problem faced by the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, whose crews tackled 315...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 16:02
 

This is when the heatwave is set to return to Lancashire

The weather has taken a dip lately, with cooler temperatures and wet and windy weather conditions, especially due to Storm Ernesto last week. However, temperatures are now on the rise again with the heatwave set to return to England, as the country...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 16:02
 


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