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Support on the bluest Monday of the year

With today being considered to be the "bluest Monday of the year", people in the Ribble Valley who are struggling with their mental health can access support from the Mindsmatter service.

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Victoria sacrificed 30th birthday presents for charity

A generous Burnley woman sacrificed presents on a special birthday to raise a very grand amount for charity in memory of her dad and stepdad.

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Investigations launched into sudden death of Ribble Valley mum

Police investigation launched into death of Ribble Valley mum

Detectives have launched an investigation after the body of a mother-of-one was found in a field in Langho.

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Firefighters tackle garage blaze

Man rescued from house fire

A man was rescued from a house fire in Mellor.

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Bird flu has been confirmed in a handful of chickens and ducks

Bird flu zone widens into Ribble Valley

Poultry keepers in Ribble Valley are being advised that measures to try to prevent the spread of avian flu in the UK have been extended.

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Police investigation into alleged electricity theft at Indian restaurant

Police investigation into alleged electricity theft at Indian restaurant

Police officers visited an Indian restaurant after reports of electricity theft.

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Crews attend house blaze in Burnley

Fire crews rescue woman trapped in bedroom

A woman was rescued from a bedroom in a terraced house after a kitchen fire early this morning.

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Sunny day at surgery after travel company’s donation

Sunny day at surgery after travel company’s donation

A Burnley GP practice can now offer vital heart monitoring to patients thanks to a generous donation from Althams Travel.

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Police investigate alleged assault on taxi driver

Man arrested after alleged assault on Burnley taxi driver

A taxi driver has been taken to hospital after an alleged assault outside a Burnley bar.

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Crews attend Clitheroe incident

Dawsons evacuated after fire alarms sound

Shoppers at Clitheroe's Dawsons had to be evacuated for a short period after fire alarms went off.

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Official tribute to Marc Bolan marks 40th anniversary of legend’s death

Marc Bolan’s trailblazing and often outrageous glam rock style left its indelible mark on everyone from David Bowie to Johnny Rotten and Lady Gaga, writes Tony Dewhurst.

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Fire crews tackle Burnley blaze

Crews tackle rubbish and tyre blaze

A fire involving tyres and rubbish in Burnley was extinguished.

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Police investigate death of woman

Woman's body found in a field

Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered this morning (Saturday) in Langho
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The cash machine outside was being filled when the robbers struck

Manhunt launched for balaclava-clad robbers who targeted bank van

Detectives are appealing for information following a cash-in-transit robbery at a Padiham bank.

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Theatre praised for screening compelling and emotive drama

The screening of an award-winning film in Clitheroe that highlights the “brutal inhumanity” of the benefits system has been welcomed by a local advice charity.

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Police in Langho following an incident

Police called to Langho after a "major incident"

Police officers are currently in the Ribble Valley village of Langho following an "incident".

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Burnley Express sports reporter Dan Black

Prize is worth all the effort

Training and nutrition regimes can sometimes feel like an endless game of pass the parcel.

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Police appeal for information after bank robbery

Gang escapes with cash in Padiham bank van robbery - UPDATE

Police have launched a manhunt after three robbers targeted a security van carrying cash to Santander Bank in Padiham.

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Patient safety manager Sonia Nosheen, divisional director of nursing Jed Walton-Pollard and acute falls lead nurse Helen Howard.

Patients safer as hip fractures reduced

Staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust are keeping their promise to provide safe, personal and effective care with the news that no hip fractures were recorded on any of its wards in the past three months.

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Robbers target Padiham bank

Robbers target security van outside Padiham bank

Robbers targeted a security van delivering cash to Santander Bank in Padiham.

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