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Asda launch massive toy sale with up to 50% off big brands

With only 94 days left until Christmas Asda is getting parents prepared for the big day by launching a massive toy sale with up to 50 per cent off toys such as Power Rangers and Paw Patrol.

Business
Four out of 10 admitted to running the shower for at least a minute before getting in

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Three-quarters of people are not concerned about the amount of water they use in the home and less than a third think they could make savings, a poll suggests.
Business
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Police who closed a major road after a motorist spotted a suspicious item have said it was a realistic-looking fake severed hand.

Transport
The free event is hosted by Themis at Burnley College

‘The Secret of Leadership’ will be revealed at free breakfast event at Themis at Burnley College

Leaders from across the world of business will share the secrets of their success at a free breakfast event being hosted by Themis at Burnley College

Business
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.
Transport

Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

Business
They surveyed more than 370 UK workers in a range of organisations

Workers feel pressure to be available out of hours on mobiles or email

Firms are failing to tackle the "always on" culture in the workplace despite the impact of modern communications on their staff, new research reveals.
Business
People at work in the Operations room at the Ryanair offices

Under-fire Ryanair pressed to release full list of flights to be cancelled

Ryanair is being urged to release a full list of the flights it is cancelling because it "messed up" the planning of pilots' holidays.

Business
the BIBAs business awards at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool.
Celebrity presenter Nigel Havers.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
16-9-2017

Havers hosts huge business awards night in Lancashire

Film and TV star Nigel Havers was the surprise guest presenter at Lancashire’s major business awards night.

Business
Evolve at Vision Park

A vision of the future for Burnley business

Burnley’s flagship new business park will soon be welcoming tenants.

News

Video: Never too old to love again

Amidst all the doom and gloom of most news stories isn't it nice to read a real heartwarming story?
Family
How are your digital skills?

Nearly half 'have not mastered digital skills most jobs require'

Almost half of people do not have the digital skills needed for most jobs, a new report says.

Business
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Major disruption is expected for train passengers hoping to travel to London today following a major blaze at a London timber yard.
Transport
The Bank of England

Bank of England hints at interest rate hike in 'coming months'

The Bank of England has signalled it may hike interest rates in the "coming months" to cool surging inflation as economic growth shows signs of picking up.

Business
Around 28,000 pubs have closed since the 1970s

Rates increases threaten future of Britain's declining pubs

Around 28,000 pubs have closed since the 1970s as the sector faces a "ticking time bomb" over its future, a report warns.
Business
(Left-right) CookKit Head of Operations, Steve Wilkinson; Sales Director, Cameron Javed; and Managing Director, Rupert Gatty.

Blossoming Burnley business gets top marks

A Burnley manufacturing company has proved itself to be of the very highest quality after receiving top marks during a recent quality inspection.

News
Matthew Anderson from Burnley College has progressed to the SkillBuild UK National Final.

Burnley apprentice in national construction final

A painting and decorating apprentice from Burnley has won a place at the UK National Final of the UK’s longest-running construction skills competition.

News

The new UK £10 note comes into circulation

The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen, has entered circulation and will start to show up in people's pockets in the coming days and weeks.
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