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Corbyn attacks zero hours contracts on foodbank visit

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Logan with parents Shane and Kinga and the birthing centres Gillian Smith. (s)

5,000th Blackburn birth celebrated

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Police appeal for information

Theft of 33 sheep sparks renewed calls for security

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The winners, Ultraframe UK, of the overall best business in 2016.

Awards will celebrate the best in business

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Celebrating three decades at Swan

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1,000 sign petition against dogs on leads

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Another 10k raised for cancer support

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GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Richard Bennett, Mayor of Ribble Valley, with Lady Mayoress Marilyn Davies.

Drumming Mayor’s benefit gig raises around £1k

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Georgie Mackay with Doris Davies, Connie Hindle, Kathleen Clayton & Eileen Halpin. (s)

Residents' goodbye and thanks to Georgie

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Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat
Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010

Rail fares have risen twice as much as wages since 2010

Transport

Theft of 33 sheep sparks renewed calls for security

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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime
The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime
Have you seen Olivia?

UPDATE: Missing three-year-old Burnley girl found

Crime

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
Oliver Shackleton, Josh Davy, Seren Munro, Fred Duck and Abdullah Iqbal celebrating their A Level exam results.

Another successful year for the Ribble Valley's A Level students

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There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Freemasons, Wiswell.

Top Lancashire eateries named in pay offence list

Whats on
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on

Corbyn attacks zero hours contracts on foodbank visit

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Richard Bennett, Mayor of Ribble Valley, with Lady Mayoress Marilyn Davies.

Drumming Mayor’s benefit gig raises around £1k

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From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Jeremy Corbyn addresses the crowds in Victoria Park

Hundreds flock to see Corbyn in Pendle

Politics

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

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Gerald Henderson, pictured when Editor of Farmers Guardian

Farewell to former Farmers Guardian editor Gerald Henderson

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5,000th Blackburn birth celebrated

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Guest speaker Les Hardy with Barbara Barker, committee vice-chairman with members and guests.

Another 10k raised for cancer support

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One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health

In pictures: Thousands flock to Clitheroe music festival to help fight cancer

Health