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Burnley Town Hall

Burnley has been "misled and let down" by the Government

The true cost of the huge financial challenges facing Burnley Borough Council has been outlined in stark detail – and a warning that further cuts are to come.

Politics

Storm Doris develops into ‘Weather Bomb’ say Met Office officials

Storm Doris has rapidly deepened over the last 24 hours as it has under gone what the Met Office call Explosive Cyclogenisis making it a Weather Bomb.
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He may be an officer and a gentleman but only 9% of Burnley women say they prefer a man in uniform

Love a man in uniform? Not if you live in Burnley

A cheeky study of Burnley street style by a fashion giant has shot down the myth that all women in the town love a man in uniform.

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The fast lane of the M65 was  blocked this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation at junction eight.

Motorway blocked after rush hour collision

Rush hour traffic was delayed this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation on the M65.

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Byerden's big live bash a huge success

A rip-roaring day of live music has helped pull  one of Burnley’s most iconic clubs away from the brink of closure.

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Padiham FC V Ashton Athletic FC at The Arbories, Padiham.
Padiham FC (Blue) V Ashton Athletic (Yellow).
Padiham's Manager Steve Wilkes.
22nd August 2015

Wilkes wants players out of comfort zone

With Padiham’s promotion challenge slipping in recent weeks, boss Steve Wilkes has accused a pocket of his squad of being too relaxed in games.

Non League
Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Lancashire residents urged to unplug exploding tumble dryers

Residents across Lancashire are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to explode.

Offbeat
Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity NW drafts in extra engineers in advance of Storm Doris

Electricity North West, the Lancashire's power network operator, has drafted in extra engineers to help keep the lights on and repair any potential damage caused by Storm Doris.
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Brady geared up for return to Hull

Record signing Robbie Brady has many happy memories from his time at Hull City but admitted that sentiment will be parked to one side on his return.

Clarets
Storm Doris is here

LIVE: Storm Doris in Lancashire

Storm Doris is set to arrive in Lancashire at around 6am on 23 February and we'll be here to bring you all the latest updates.
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Photo by Martin Jeffries

Photo of the Day: February 23rd

Martin Jeffries has shared this stunning of Slaidburn from the air looking south west back towards Dunsop Bridge.

Arts
The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

AMBER WARNING: Storm Doris set to batter Lancashire with winds of up to 80mph

The Met Office have upgraded their warning for Lancashire to 'Amber' as storm Doris heads to the UK.

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Gordon Campbell was honoured earlier this month in Croydon.

Former Burnley MP and war hero honoured

A former Member of Parliament for Burnley and hero from the first World War has been recognised with a commemorative paving stone to honour him in his home town of Croydon in South London.
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Priestley and Payton run Blackpool ragged

Priestley and Payton run Blackpool ragged

The young strike duo of Georgia Payton and Evie Priestley netted four goals to give the Lady Clarets a welcome win against third place Blackpool Ladies and lift hopes for a top three league finish.

Clarets
A teenager who has been missing from home for a week has been found.

Missing teen found safe and well

A teenager, who had been missing from home for a week, has turned up safe and well this afternoon.
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Police are appealing for information

APPEAL: 63-year-old woman injured in 'frightening' bag-snatch attempt

A 63-year-old woman was injured during a 'frightening' attack when a man tried to snatch her bag in Nelson, say police.
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Helen Bailey

BREAKING: Helen Bailey murder - Ian Stewart guilty of killing author as police to re-examine death of first wife

The predatory partner of Helen Bailey has been found guilty of drugging and killing the children's author in a long-planned plot to acquire her riches.

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