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Barnoldswick live music tribute tonight for "guitar hero"

A one hour long tribute will be held tonight in memory of "legendary guitarist" Allan Parkinson who died yesterday.

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Final day of festival will go ahead today

UPDATE: Barnoldswick live music event WILL go ahead today

The finale of a popular live music festival in Barnoldswick will go ahead today after a musician fell seriously ill on stage.

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Organisers are meeting to discuss if today's event will go ahead

Barnoldswick music festival hit by tragedy

A live music festival in Barnoldswick was cancelled last night after a musician fell seriously ill on stage.
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Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017.

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Police investigate the serious incident

Police investigate alleged kidnap of young woman

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped in Burnley yesterday.

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Police appeal for missing man

Police appeal for missing man

Police have appealed for help which could lead to the whereabouts of missing man Christopher Mulligan.
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Police launch appeal

Police appeal to trace car crime victim

Police are appealing to the motorist who parked his car in the Brunshaw area of Burnley and has items missing to come forward.

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Police investigate the incident in Colne

Manhunt after alleged sexual assault

Police are appealing for information after an alleged sexual assault in Colne.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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EOD unit

Bomb squad called to Burnley street

Specialist bomb disposals officers have been called out to Burnley this afternoon.

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Dr Bernadka Dubicka.

How to help children emotionally deal with Manchester terror attack

In the wake of the recent terror attack in Manchester, a leading child psychiatrist with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is advising parents on how to emotionally support their children to deal with the shock.

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Skipton Building Society is opening its doors to those who want to make donations to help the victims of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

Building Society open its doors to people wanting to donate to Manchester appeal

Skipton Building Society is making it possible for people wanting to donate money to support families of those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

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New housing up for grabs in Clayton-le-Dale

Six affordable bungalows up for grabs

Six one and two-bedroom bungalows with sublime countryside views and dedicated parking spaces are up for grabs in Clayton-le-Dale from just £57,750.

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Last year's Race for Life event.

Gym stages Race for Life event

A Clitheroe gym is once again helping to inspire people to raise funds for Cancer Research by staging a Race of Life event.

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Dr Grant McKeating.

Patient care is still first priority for Valley’s former ‘flying doctor’

Around 15 years ago Dr Grant McKeating was a man you would never hope to come face to face with.

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Volunteers from Blackburn Food Bank collecting the donation.

High school staff’s charity weight loss

Staff at St Augustine’s RC High School have been losing weight to raise funds for a local charity.

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Jennifer Quinn, Lyn Stevenson and Sam Ritchie from East Lancashire Hospice, with Becky Lamb and Steven Lamb from Blackburn Chemicals with the cheque.

Donation to hospice in Jayne’s memory

A donation of £25k has been donated to a crucial local hospice in memory of a Ribble Valley woman.
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Ribble Valley Borough Council refuse manager Kevin Rushton.

Calendars remind residents of bin days

Calendars outlining refuse collection dates have been stuck to wheeled bins throughout the borough.

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Dylan in his wetsuit.

Dylan takes part in open swim in memory of ‘Granpa’

A nine-year-old Clitheroe boy will be taking part in an open water swim in memory of his “Granpa”.

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