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Become a Breeze Champion with British Cycling

British Cycling are running a free training event in Pendle on Saturday, March 18th, allowing people to become a "Breeze Champion" to then promote and encourage more women to get into cycling
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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

Government and National Health Service bosses must plug a multi-billion pound funding gap in the NHS budget.

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British Cycling'sday-long course allows participants to qualify as a Breeze Champion

Become a Breeze Champion with British Cycling

British Cycling are running a free training event in Pendle on Saturday, March 18th, offering the chance to become a "Breeze Champion" and to get involved with their initiative to get more women into cycling.

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Kevin Poynton of the Lancashire Freemasons (centre) presents certificate to Cath Stanley, Chief Exec of Huntington's Association (fourth from left) and staff.

Freemasons grant for Huntington’s Disease care provision

A £30,000 grant from the Lancashire Freemasons has enabled a North Western advisory service for people with Huntington’s Disease to take new referrals and attend to the specific needs of the patients and their families.
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The charity auction will be in aid of aid of Manchester Royal Childrens Hospital and Burnley Handicapped Childrens Fellowship.

Knights of St. Columba's charity auction

The Knights of St. Columba are holding a charity auction at their KCS 110 Club on Yorkshire Street in Burnley in aid of Manchester Royal Children’s Hospital and Burnley Handicapped Children’s Fellowship.

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Charlie Procter, the tot whose parents have launched a worldwide fundraising campaign to pay for treatment for his cancer.

Parents heartbreaking appeal to help brave cancer tot Charlie

A mum has spoken of the devastating impact cancer has had on her three-year-old son in the hope that people will support a fundraising campaign to pay for treatment he desperately needs.

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(From left to right) Ian Chapman, Andrew Pilkington, and Ryan Trueman will be undertaking the Bowland 100km Walk for Pendleside Hospice.

Three Pendle men to trek 100km in 24 hours

The NHS may recommend a total of eight hours of sleep a night, but snoozing is a luxury three Pendle men undertaking a harrowing 24-hour walking challenge can not afford.
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Lianne Hill with her dad Roy Clough who died just months after they were reunited.

Daughter's touching tribute will be her father's legacy

A dance teacher, who was reunited with her father just months before he died, has vowed to continue fundraising for the hospice that showed him so much care in the last days of his life.

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Loving mum and grandma Christine Balmbra who died last year after battling COPD.

Community set to rally round for a good cause in memory of loving mum Christine

The family of a well known Padiham mum and grandma, who battled a cruel disease until her death in September last year, are organising a fundraising day in her memory to celebrate what would have been her 60th birthday.

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The search is on for Lancashire's fittest men to train as  "naked butlers."

Have you got what it takes to be Lancashire's hottest hunk?

The search is on to find the hottest hunks in Burnley, Pendle and Clitheroe.
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The Briercliffe Road Dental Practice team.

Cancer charity on cloud canine with dental practice's support

A Burnley dental practice is ensuring it’s all smiles at Rosemere Cancer Foundation by adopting it as its inaugural charity of the year.

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Invite to tinnitus awareness event

Invite to tinnitus awareness event

Bloom Hearing Specialists is hosting a tinnitus awareness day on Wednesday from 10am to noon.
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NHS plans to charge foreign patients for non-urgent care

Overseas patients to pay up front for non-urgent NHS treatment

Plans for NHS trusts to charge overseas patients for non-urgent care up front lack detail, the doctors' union has said.

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Jacqueline Hodgson raised over four hundred pounds for Pendleside Hospice.

New Year's Eve party raises for Pendleside

A charity-driven New Year's Eve party filled with generous revelers saw a local woman beckon in 2017 with a benevolent event in aid of Pendleside Hospice.

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Firework accident victim Tyler Norris-Sayers faces a long road to recovery as doctors battle to save his sight

Doctors still battling to save sight of young firework accident victim

Firework accident victim Tyler Norris-Sayers faces a long road to recovery three months after he was the victim of an horrific accident.

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Kate Anne Douglas with daughter Lola. (s)

Kate's fighting chance

A Burnley Chartered Surveyor hopes to raise in excess of £10,000 when he takes on his unknown opponent Steve Austin in a charity boxing match tonight at Burnley Mechanics.

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Blood cancer affects a new person every 20 minutes in the UK.

Xercise4Less joins fight against blood cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day, a Burnley gym has teamed up with the Anthony Nolan Blood Cancer Charity to offer special deals and raise vital funds to fight the disease.

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Second bird flu outbreak

Second outbreak of bird flu confirmed

A second case of bird flu has been confirmed in Lancashire.

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Shaunha pictured with mum Tracy at their Burnley home

Teenager almost died after night out drinking led to emergency skull surgery

A night out drinking almost cost Shaunha Webster her life after a fall led to her needing emergency skull surgery.

AASMA DAY talks to the teenager and her mum who want to warn young people how the consequences of drinking too much can be life changing.

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Padiham Primary School pupils Leighton and Emily receive the Cardiac Smart Award from Cheryl Pickstock of the North West Ambulance service.

School that helps save lives receives special award

A primary school that has trained staff in first aid and is also home to a piece of life saving equipment has received a coveted award.

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