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Police announce station front counter closures

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Mr Abdul Majeed

Aroma restaurant has the sweet smell of success

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Sapphira Wright

Tributes to inspirational teacher who was a friend to many

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

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24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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The Grand Parade at Chipping Show, 2016

All set for 90th Chipping Show

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David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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KFC's Chicken AM

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

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Police announce station front counter closures

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Police appeal for information

Theft of 33 sheep sparks renewed calls for security

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Tributes to inspirational teacher who was a friend to many

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Nearly a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

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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Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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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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Freemasons, Wiswell.

Top Lancashire eateries named in pay offence list

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Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

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David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Jeremy Corbyn chats to volunteers at the West Craven Food Bank

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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Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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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

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

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

5,000th Blackburn birth celebrated

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

Another 10k raised for cancer support

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