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Litter pickers tidy St Bees beach

LITTER pickers took to the beach at St Bees to make a difference. There was 25 members of the Labour Party, lead by parliamentary candidate Tony Lywood, as part of the Great British Beach Clean. Joining the team was Workington MP Sue Hayman, who lives...

News & Star, yesterday, 12:42
 

NATIONAL: Millions tune into new Strictly show

STRICTLY Come Dancing's first live show of the series attracted an average audience of 8.9 million viewers, with a peak of 10 million, beating rival show The X Factor. The BBC One programme, which saw the 15 celebrities and their partners take to the...

Bury Times, yesterday, 12:14
 

Mum Kirsty helps charity that saved husband’s life

A Cockermouth mother of five whose life was turned upside down when her husband was diagnosed with leukaemia is raising money for the charity which has supported the family. Kirsty Lyttleton, 29, ran the Great North Run in aid of the Anthony Nolan...

News & Star, yesterday, 12:12
 

Carlisle will be branded "waste city" if £80m incinerator plans are approved

Residents and campaigners say controversial changes to plans for an incinerator near a residential area could lead to Carlisle being branded a "waste city". Permission has already been granted for an £80m "energy from waste"...

News & Star, yesterday, 12:12
 
Birkenhead's House of Fraser store SAVED

Birkenhead's House of Fraser store SAVED

The House of Fraser store in Birkenhead has been saved from closure by new company boss Mike Ashley. The Birkenhead store, which had been earmarked to close under the previous owners, is among a list of 20 House of Fraser stores at which new terms...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 12:09
 
Cancer sufferer declares victory in Toby Carvery small plate row

Cancer sufferer declares victory in Toby Carvery small plate row

A terminal cancer sufferer says her unhappy experience at a Toby Carvery has caused the chain to reverse a key policy. Lynn Deer was left sobbing after she visited Arrowe Park Toby Carvery with her son Marcel, and was refused a small plate, despite...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 11:55
 

Here's why the Prom is shut to traffic today

0 Have your say The promenade from North Pier to Starr Gate is closed between 11am-3pm today. It's for Blackpool Music Run, which will see hundreds of runners take part in a fun run to live music. More information on that here. Buses will be diverted...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 11:08
 

UPDATE: M6 re-opened to northbound traffic at Charnock Richard Services after being closed by overturned car

The M6 was closed northbound at Charnock Richard Services, just south of Euxton, because of an accident this morning, police said. A car flipped onto its roof shortly before 10am. Three people managed to get out. "We are working hard to put the...

Fleetwood Today, yesterday, 10:39
 

Early hours search for missing person in Blackpool

0 Have your say Blackpool's lifeboats were on the cusp of launching when a missing man was found inland in the early hours of today. Volunteers at the RNLI charity were paged just before 2am to reports of a missing person near South Pier. A spokesman...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:37
 

UPDATE: M6 re-opened to northbound traffic at Charnock Richard Services after being closed by overturned car

0 Have your say The M6 was closed northbound at Charnock Richard Services, just south of Euxton, because of an accident this morning, police said. A car flipped onto its roof shortly before 10am. Three people managed to get out. "We are working...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:37
 

UPDATE: M6 re-opened to northbound traffic at Charnock Richard Services after being closed by overturned car

The M6 was closed northbound at Charnock Richard Services, just south of Euxton, because of an accident this morning, police said. A car flipped onto its roof shortly before 10am. Three people managed to get out. "We are working hard to put the...

Lancaster Guardian, yesterday, 10:34
 

UPDATE: M6 re-opened to northbound traffic at Charnock Richard Services after being closed by overturned car

The M6 was closed northbound at Charnock Richard Services, just south of Euxton, because of an accident this morning, police said. A car flipped onto its roof shortly before 10am. Three people managed to get out. "We are working hard to put the...

Chorley Guardian, yesterday, 10:26
 

UPDATE: M6 re-opened to northbound traffic at Charnock Richard Services after being closed by overturned car

0 Have your say The M6 was closed northbound at Charnock Richard Services, just south of Euxton, because of an accident this morning, police said. A car flipped onto its roof shortly before 10am. Three people managed to get out. "We are working...

Lancashire Evening Post, yesterday, 10:24
 

A tale of two towns: how one half of Ellesmere Port was left behind as the other grew and grew

Ellesmere Port today is a tale of two towns. On the one hand, there is the Cheshire Oaks shopping and leisure development, sports village and business parks. It is this Ellesmere Port - packed with designer brands and nearby new-build housing...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 10:16
 

The clever way police are finding hidden knives in Liverpool city centre

Police used a clever new gadget to uncover hidden knives in Liverpool city centre last night. Officers from Merseyside Police , who were on patrol around the city's pubs and clubs, continued to fight knife crime by conducting searches in the area....

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 09:54
 


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