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Burnley man baked history as confectionery shop's first male manager in 87 years

Shop manager Danny Carter certainly knew which side his bread was buttered when he took over the running of a popular sandwich and cake shop.

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Parliamentary changes are being considered

Burnley to be carved up in radical proposals

A number of Burnley and Padiham residents could be voting for an MP in Accrington and Pendle if radical changes to carve up parliamentary boundaries are enacted.
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If you live in Burnley you could be being paid less than other parts of the UK for doing the same job.

Burnley revealed as one of towns where workers paid lower for same job than other parts of UK

Primary school teachers, lorry drivers and marketing executives in Burnley are among those who are getting paid less than people in other parts of the country for doing the same job, a new survey has revealed.
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A healthy eating workshop is being held at a Burnley medical centre.

Workshop aims to get patients fit and healthy

A medical centre is to dish out tips on healthy eating at a workshop for patients

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Be brave and don't shave this December.

Decembeard: North West ready to tackle bowel cancer

Bowel Cancer UK is calling on all men to grow a beard this December to raise awareness and money to support vital research and lifesaving work to stop bowel cancer.

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The Government has been accused of double standards

Row breaks out over house building policy

A political row has broken out over how many new houses could and should be built in Pendle.

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About nine in 10 people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

GPs should send patients who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes to Weight Watchers, a new study suggests.

Health
Tracy Geldart and her fiance, Mark Gornall, fear for their future after Tracy, who is confined to a wheelchair after an accident two years ago, had her care package cut.

Paralysed bride to be hits out at health bosses after care package slashed

A Burnley woman, who was left paralysed after a fall at her home, claims that health bosses are putting her life at risk by slashing her hours of care.

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‘Bringing Channel 4 to Leeds will spark a creative revolution’ - young Yorkshire stars back campaign

A new campaign has today been launched to persuade Channel 4 to move to Leeds - with a pledge that it will spark a revolution in the creative and screen industries in Yorkshire and across the North.

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Burnley MP Julie Cooper, Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans and Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson will see their constituencies change

Ballot box carve up and fewer MPs on the cards

Radical changes to carve up Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley parliamentary boundaries could residents voting in new constituencies.

Politics
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK are being recalled over air bag concerns.
Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport Focus surveyed customers at England's 112 motorway service areas.

Transport
Gary Fletcher

Burnley man convicted of killing partner

A 35-year-old man, described by police as "cold, callous and cruel", has been convicted of killing a woman in Burnley.
Crime
Burnley MP Julie Cooper, Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans and Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson will see their constituencies change

Ballot box carve up and fewer MPs on the cards

Radical changes to carve up Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley parliamentary boundaries could see residents voting in new constituencies.
Politics
Pupils celebrate their school's success

Headteacher praised for transforming school

“Phenomenal improvements in a short space of time” has seen a Colne primary school given a “good” rating by government inspectors Ofsted.
Education
Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Heartless thieves target elderly Colne couple

Police are appealing for information after an elderly Colne couple were targeted in an "appalling" distraction burglary.
Crime
Comedian Sean Hughes

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Irish stand-up comedian and actor Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management has confirmed.

TV and Film
Over 50% of parents in the North West have no will.

North West parents urged to make a will

With a survey revealing that more than half of parents from the North West with children under the age of 18 have not made a will, Will Aid patron Dame Judi Dench has insisted people 'seize the day'.

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University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Edge Hill University’s Computer Science Department is building pioneering robots to help monitor and care for older people, patients and autistic children.

Education
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