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Cheers to a new creative group

Casting sunshine vibes through the prism of art is a new and inclusive community group.

Theatre and Comedy
Here's how you can support your child today

Four ways in which you can support your child after GCSE results day

Results aren’t always as good as expected, so supporting your teen with emotional and practical support can really help them with the next steps in their academic career.

Education
Carabao Cup

Burnley handed home draw

Burnley have been handed a home tie with Leeds United in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Clarets
Pewsey fire station posted a review of the sausages on Facebook. It has since been taken offline.

Firefighters sorry for feasting on pigs saved in barn blaze

Firefighters have apologised after feasting on pigs they saved from a barn blaze.

Offbeat
Burnley celebrate Jack Cork's opening goal

Dyche's derby delight

Clarets boss Sean Dyche felt his squad’s depth was evident as they comfortably despatched derby rivals Blackburn Rovers in the Carabao Cup.

Clarets

Clarets boss' concern over big derby match pitch invader

Clarets boss Sean Dyche admitted he was so concerned about the failure to prevent a Blackburn fan confronting his players, he almost took matters into his own hands.

Clarets

Blackburn Rovers 0, Burnley 2

Victory over Blackburn Rovers in the second round of the Carabao Cup now means that the Clarets have won more East Lancashire derbies than their arch rivals.
Clarets
The Burnley players celebrate the opening goal

'We've put it to bed now' - Burnley fans react to Blackburn Rovers result

Burnley fans took to social media following the full time whistle at Ewood Park.

Clarets
Jack Cork heads the Clarets into the lead.

As it happened: Blackburn Rovers 0, Burnley 2

First half goals from Jack Cork and Robbie Brady ensured the bragging rights follow the Clarets back down the M65.
Clarets
Kingmaker: Kingdom Come by Toby Clements

Book review: Kingmaker: Kingdom Come by Toby Clements

It began on freezing February morning in Lincolnshire in 1460, took us up close to the bloody battlefields of England’s savage Wars of the Roses, and on to a decisive showdown at Tewkesbury in 1471.

Arts
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

A cyclist who ploughed into a mother-of-two then blamed his mortally-wounded victim has been cleared of manslaughter but convicted of "wanton and furious driving" following a ground-breaking trial.

Crime
Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

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

Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers whose IT skills are not up to scratch, a new report suggests.

Business
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

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

The number of complaints about bin collections which were upheld by the local government watchdog rose sharply this year, a report shows.
Offbeat
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

Nearly a quarter of parents have moved house to be within their desired school catchment area, a survey has found.

Education
British diners prefer being served food on plates despite a trend for more unusual serving platters

You can't square the circle - British diners prefer round plates

British diners prefer being served food on plates despite a trend for more unusual serving platters, a survey has found.
Offbeat
Emma Stone and Mark Wahlberg

Top 10 actors earn nearly three times as much as female counterparts

The gender pay gap between film stars has been further exposed by analysis that shows the top 10 highest-earning men took home nearly three times as much as their female counterparts.

TV and Film
Sir Bruce died at the age of 89 on Friday

Strictly Come Dancing bosses confirm Sir Bruce Forsyth tribute

Strictly Come Dancing bosses have confirmed the show will pay tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth.

TV and Film
Mr Abdul Majeed

Aroma restaurant has the sweet smell of success

A Burnley Indian restaurant has picked up a very tasty national award.

News
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

The proportion of Britons planning an overnight UK trip during the August bank holiday weekend has risen by more than a third compared with last year, new figures show.

Offbeat
Colne Police Station

Police announce station front counter closures

Colne and Barnoldswick are among 10 police station front counters set to close next year in cost-cutting measures - although Burnley's has been saved the axe.

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