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How to keep your make-up on all day

Rita Parmar, Make-Up Doctor, writes about long-lasting make-up Summer is over, and although we’ve had countless days of fun with the kids, it’s time to get back to our own time, back to work, back to the long days in the office. It’s that time when we...

5 min. ago in Regional North West

The importance of teamwork in sport

Columnist Dan Donohue writes about the how teamwork is vital in sports. Sport in general has become big business over the last decade or so and, according to recent reports, the 2020 Olympics will be the last major sporting event that we will see on...

today, 12:31 in Regional North West

Brexit will hurt Lancashire and the North West the worst, says Alistair Campbell

Brexit will hurt the North West more than any other region, according to Tony Blair’s former chief strategist Alastair Campbell. In an interview with the Lancashire Post, Campbell called for a second referendum and argued that people in Leave-voting...

yesterday, 13:46 in Regional North West

Bricks thrown at police investigating a car fire in Burnley

Police officers were pelted with bricks as they dealt with an incident in Burnley this morning. A Black Peugeot 308 was on fire on the TK Maxx car park off Church Street in Burnley at just after 1-30am. However, when police attended, people started...

yesterday, 11:17 in Regional North West

Derelict caravan fire in Nelson

Investigations are ongoing after a caravan set on fire in Nelson last night. Firefighters were called out to the incident at just before 10-30pm and used one hose reel to extinguish the derelict caravan which was situated on Bevan Place. No injuries...

yesterday, 09:52 in Regional North West

Arson attack on car in Burnley

A car parked on a Burnley car park is believed to have been deliberately set on fire in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at the car park on Church Street at just after 1-30am with firefighters from Burnley using one hose reel to...

yesterday, 09:15 in Regional North West

Make mine a ​Béné 'n' beer please

A popular Burnley tipple made in France has teamed up with a Ribble Valley brewery to create a warming winter beer. Bénédictine has announced that it will be officially partnering with Clitheroe based Bowland Brewery, with the re-launch of its...

Friday, 15:58 in Regional North West

Charity ball raises thousands for Pendleside Hospice

Staff at a Burnley firm have not been able to mask their delight after a masquerade ball organised by them raised £5,000 for charity. Digital technology experts Seriun hosted the ball at the Fence Gate as part of Pendleside Hospice's annual Corporate...

Friday, 15:52 in Regional North West

Young electrician Kane lights up contest

A determined apprentice electrician proved he is a real bright spark when he competed in the finals of a national contest. Kane Barker (23) made it through the regional heats to reach the final of the elite SPARKS contest to identify the most talented...

Friday, 15:41 in Regional North West

Four-storey Lancashire mansion up for auction: 66-foot waterfall included

Water features are a lovely addition to any home. Who would say no to the therapeutic trickle of water from a tasteful fountain or the soothing presence of koi carp in a pond, after all? But for those unimpressed by a poxy statue spitting water or a...

Friday, 15:19 in Regional North West

Health: Looking after your cholesterol

Jenny Logan writes about monitoring your cholesterol In my last article, I mentioned the NHS ‘heart age’ check, people are being encouraged to engage with at Read more: Health:...

Friday, 14:59 in Regional North West

Helping people to help others

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Services recently celebrated another year of making a difference in the community. At its annual general meeting earlier this month, the headline achievements from the past year were impressive:...

Friday, 14:15 in Regional North West

Vintage football shirt store to open in time for Christmas, and includes some Burnley FC classics

If you're Christmas shopping in Manchester, this store could provide the ideal gift for that football mad family member. Classic Football Shirts have announced the opening of a two-month pop-up shop in Deansgate's Barton Arcade in Manchester retailing...

Friday, 13:54 in Regional North West

New frozen food store for Burnley town centre

Frozen food giant Iceland look set to open a new store in Burnley town centre. The company has submitted a planning application to Burnley Borough Council to change the shop frontage of the former Poundworld store at The Mall, Charter Walk Shopping...

Friday, 12:51 in Regional North West

Universal Credit could take cash away from thousands in Burnley

Thousands of people in Burnley have already been moved to a Universal Credit system amid concerns over whether they will have less money, new figures show. The Labour party claimed this week that the new scheme, which has also been hit by delays ahead...

Friday, 11:52 in Regional North West

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