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Warning: Graphic image: Horror as newborn lambs and sheep slaughtered in dog attack

Newborn lambs on a Burnley farm have been attacked and killed by a dog.
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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.
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The Weavers' Triangle

Hopes for Curzon Street and Weavers' Triangle development

Creating a new masterplan for the future regeneration of Burnley town centre and Weavers’ Triangle will help attract further funding and investment, councillors will be told next week.

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Paul Snape, a well known former DJ and sportsman, who has died suddenly at the age of 52.

Tributes for well known former DJ and sportsman who loved to make people laugh

A devoted dad, husband, talented sportsman and former DJ, who was known as a joker and "storyteller,'' has died suddenly at the age of 52.

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Primark will be opening in Burnley

Primark reveals opening dates for Burnley store

Shoppers will have to wait a little longer for the eagerly anticipated opening of Burnley’s first Primark store.
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No matter which sector you chose, your job may not be secure, say union bosses

Nearly half of jobs in the North West ‘insecure’

Nearly half of jobs created in the North West since 2011 have been in insecure work, according to new analysis published by the TUC today.

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Bob Tasker, who was the driving force behind his family business, has died at the age of 92.

Tributes for former head of one of Lancashire's best known family firms

A driving force behind one of Lancashire’s best known family firms has died at the age of 92.

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The Chainsmokers, who have made musical history on a level with legends, The Beatles and the Bee Gees.

This band are a smokin' hot combo

Fresh from their debut at The Brit Awards, The Chainsmokers stormed into Manchester for their one night sell out show at Manchester Academy and judging by the length of the queue (right round the block) I could tell it was going to be a top night.

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BUDGET 2017: As it happened

What did the Budget hold for Lancashire?
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BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

BUDGET 2017: What will the Budget hold for Lancashire?

Businesses and households across Lancashire were today eagerly awaiting Chancellor Philip Hammond’s last ever Spring Budget.

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A photo from a tweet by @MarkUmpl of his malfunctioning SSE smart meter. Big Six provider SSE said it had launched an urgent investigation into the errant devices, one of which warned a customer they had bust their daily budget by nearly three million per cent.

£33,000 for just one day's power! Energy giant apologises over malfunctioning smart meters

Shocked customers of a major energy company have received an apology after malfunctioning smart meters said they would be charged up to £33,000 for one day's power.

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The former Sparrow Hawk Hotel in Burnley which is on the market for a cool 1M.

Landmark former pub on market for £1M

An iconic former pub in Burnley has gone on the market with a price tag of £1M.

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Rhodri Miles as Richard Burton, taken by Kirsten Mcternan. (s)

The unravelling of a legend

Gwynne Edwards’ triumphant show peeled back the Hollywood skin of fame, fortune and romance to reveal a man hollowed by guilt and regret.

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The illegal driver was travelling at speeds of almost double the speed limit.

Nelson car chase stopped by stinger

A car chase involving an Audi travelling at over twice the legal speed limit through Nelson and Burnley was finally brought to an end by a 'stinger' near Preston, after which the erratic driver was arrested.
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Representatives from Young Carers accepts the cheque from DRN Law.

Burnley solicitors' generous trio of donations

A solicitors firm in Burnley has made three donations of £1,000 to a trio of charities which the company hold close to their hearts.
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Phone fines 'fail to deter drivers'

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones come into force

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones at the wheel come into force today.

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Funding boost for Cliviger

A third pot of money has been made available to help improve Cliviger.

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Burnley Market Hall trader Donald Smith has vowed to continue with his long established delicatessen business despite a break-in.

"Business as usual" for theft victim and well known market trader Donald

One of Burnley’s best known traders has vowed it is “business as usual” after a thief broke into his shop and made off with the safe.

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Under threat golf course is saved

Professional golfer Neil Reeves is taking over the operation of Marsden Park Golf Course in Nelson.

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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

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