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Chorley and Lancashire rugby ace hurt in nightclub attack is allowed home from hospital

A Lancashire rugby ace who was hospitalised after an assault outside a nightclub has been allowed to return home. Joe Sharratt suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to hospital after an incident in Manchester last weekend. Read...

yesterday, 13:48 in Regional North West

'Every shot he took was an oil painting': The best of Monument Valley

Columnist Jimmy Cricket writes about his coach trip through Arizona in the USA. Myself and Mrs Cricket were on a coach trip travelling through the great state of Arizona in the USA. Our guide is encouraging everyone to sing, and the French people at...

yesterday, 10:36 in Regional North West

Man, pensioner and seven-year-old child injured in 'serious' Ribble Valley crash

A 46-year-old man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a collision on the A59 Sawley, near Clitheroe, this morning (Saturday). The incident happened at about 10-10am when a Volvo V60 travelling South West lost control and was in...

Saturday, 17:14 in Regional North West

Police appeal for missing Burnley woman

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of missing 23-year-old woman Rebecca Garner. Police said Rebecca is missing from the Burnley area and was last sighted near to the town centre on Monday (December 3rd) at around 4pm. She is...

Saturday, 17:14 in Regional North West

Man charged with murder of Burnley shopkeeper

A man has been charged with murder after a Nelson father-of-four was fatally stabbed in Birmingham. Yasir Hussain (34), who co-owned a shop in Melville Street, Burnley, was found critically injured on Central Drive, Lower Gornal, Dudley, at around...

Saturday, 14:42 in Regional North West

Police dealing with accident on A59 Sawley Brow

Motorists are being asked to avoid the A59 in Sawley Brow, near Clitheroe, after a collision this morning (Saturday). Emergency services are at the scene dealing with the incident. A spokesman for Ribble Valley Police said: "A59 at Sawley Brow is...

Saturday, 11:34 in Regional North West

Unions stages 39th walkout in Northern guards dispute

Rail workers were said to be solidly supporting the latest strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains, disrupting travel on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union on Arriva...

Saturday, 10:57 in Regional North West

Call for nursing care to be delivered by medical staff at county's special schools

The nursing care needed by some children in Lancashire’s special schools is “inequitable and unsustainable”, according to a committee of county councillors who have investigated the issue. The cross-party task group concluded that there was no clear...

Friday, 18:53 in Regional North West

High flying Ribble Valley business celebrates its sixth birthday

A Ribble Valley business set up by a keen young trials rider will celebrate its sixth birthday tomorrow. Inch Perfect Trials, which is based at New Hey Barn, Whitewell, is staging an open day tomorrow (Saturday) from 9am to 4pm to celebrate the sixth...

Friday, 14:43 in Regional North West

Here is how technology can disturb your sleep

Fitness columnist Dan Donohue writes about the role of technology in messing up sleep cycles. Wikipedia defines sleep as ‘a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterised by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity,...

Friday, 11:36 in Regional North West

VIDEO: Pupils spread festive cheer at Clitheroe's crib dedication service

Pupils from Brookside Primary School in Clitheroe sang Christmas songs and carols as part of the town's crib dedication service. Organised by Clitheroe Town Council, the Rev. Andy Froud conducted a short service at the crib, which is at the entrance...

Friday, 11:26 in Regional North West

Northern Rail passengers urged to plan ahead as strike action hits Lancashire's railways

Travellers across Lancashire are being urged to plan ahead as strikes hit the rail network again this weekend. Ongoing strike action by rail union the RMT threatens to result in unusually busy trains this Saturday, according to Network Rail. Northern...

Friday, 10:55 in Regional North West

Here is how to relieve a dry tickly cough

Medical herbalist columnist Nicola Parker offers tips on how to sooth that pesky tickly cough. Some of the most annoying things about catching a cold can be the symptoms we are left with afterwards. Sometimes it’s chesty mucus or a stuffy nose but one...

Friday, 10:55 in Regional North West

Remarkable collection from Ribble Valley museum will feature in new BBC documentary

An historic Clitheroe attraction will feature in a new BBC documentary programme, River Walks – The Hodder. Clitheroe Castle Museum, and specifically the Mitton Hoard that is kept there, will feature in the BBC One programme on Monday at 7-30pm. The...

Friday, 09:54 in Regional North West

North West's MEP Paul Nuttall quits UKIP over decision to hire Tommy Robinson

The North West MEP Paul Nuttall is resigning from UKIP over the party's association with far right extremist Tommy Robinson. Mr Nuttall, a former UKIP leader who represents the North west of England in the European Parliament has this morning...

Friday, 09:30 in Regional North West

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