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NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017.
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Byerden House

Historic club under threat

The future of one of Burnley’s most iconic clubs could hinge on a huge day of live music next month.

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Calico Homes is preparing to renovate houses

Housing estate to receive £1m. facelift

A Burnley housing estate is set to benefit from a £1.2m. renovation.
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Ian Bythell, who is residential director at Petty estate agents which is in line for a top award.

Estate agent in line for prestigious award

An estate agent, with branches in Burnley and Pendle, is one of three shortlisted for a prestigious award at the North West Residential Property Awards.

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Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is travelling to Washington for tomorrow’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the USA.

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What More UK Director Tony Grimshaw OBE. (s)

Company makes star list

A Padiham-based company has been crowned an ace for international exports for the fourth consecutive year.

Business
The defendant, of Cog Lane, stole two beef joints from M&S in town.

Drug addict's M&S beef joint theft

A drug addict who stole two beefs joints from Marks and Spencer in Burnley had 110 previous offences on his record, a court has heard.
News 1
Reedley Road will undergo resurfacing next month. (Google Maps image)

Council's go-ahead for Reedley Road resurfacing

After months of local residents complaining about the appalling state of Reedley Road in Brierfield the Conservative County and Borough Councillors have announced that resurfacing work will start next month.
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Marks and Spencer champion bag packers (from left to right) Donna Wilkinson, Andy Horridge, store manager, Angela Berry, Emily Moorcroft, Linzi Swayne,  hospice volunteer and bag packer Sheila Hawkes and hospice fund raising assistant Heather Conn.

Hard working volunteers bag £12,000 for charity

Volunteers surpassed themselves by raising the fantastic sum of £12,896 bag packing and collecting loose change over the festive period.

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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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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.

Business
The survey, carried out by Holland's Pies, revealed that two thirds of residents in the North West took time for a lunch break.

Lunch set for overhaul after research shows 66% in North West do not take lunch breaks

After research showed that two thirds of residents in the North West do not take a lunch break at work for a variety of reasons, a campaign has started to offer a workplace or social environment the chance to receive a unique canteen kit.

Business

Council apologises for roundabout mayhem

With disgruntled commuters growing increasingly incensed at the temporary traffic lights off the roundabout at junction 13 of the M65, Lancashire County Council has apologised, admitting that the refurbishment scheme will still take another month to complete.
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Dominic Littlewoods and Denise Lewis will present the third series of 'Right on the Money'.

BBC show looking for North West participants

BBC One's 'Right on the Money' show is looking for new families, couples, and individuals from the North West to take part in the third series of the financial advice show, offering the chance to get a "money makeover" from the experts.

Business
Average speed cameras are to be installed

New speed cameras will help tackle crash deaths

One of the most dangerous roads in the country is to be made safer by the introduction of new speeding measures.

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Town centre Argos to close its doors

Town centre Argos to close its doors

One of Burnley’s best known stores is to close next week.
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John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, has said the county's gritters are set to be very busy.

Lancs gritters prepped ahead of snow warnings

Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days with snow warnings issues for later this week.

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EMMAUS is one of the UK's leading homeless charities.

Charity curry evening supports EMMAUS

A curry evening in support of homeless charity EMMAUS is taking place at Usha in Burnley.

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The Red Rose Awards will once again recognise outstanding business acumen across the county.

Lancs businesses urged to enter Red Rose Awards

Businesses across Lancashire are being urged to enter the national award-winning Red Rose Awards ahead of the crowning of the county's best firms across 26 categories.

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Police are appealing for help to identify this man in relation to an incident in Burnley town centre.

Police launch appeal to track down man

Have you seen this man?

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