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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
Police have secured a conviction

Modern slavery conviction

A Nelson man who housed a Polish couple in poor living conditions and forced them to carry out manual labour has been imposed with a Slavery and Trafficking Risk Order (STRO).

Crime
Firefighters tackled a moped fire on the canal towpath yesterday afternoon

Arsonists blamed for moped fire

Fire crews were called out to a moped fire on a canal towpath in Burnley yesterday.

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Amanda and Joseph at Turf Moor

Clarets fan praises supporters after partner's epileptic attack

A relieved Clarets fan has thanked fellow supporters and those of Leeds United for their help after his partner suffered an epileptic seizure outside Turf Moor.

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The Age UK team opening up the shop to customers after refurbishment. (s)

Age UK shop is keeping things fresh

Burnley’s Age UK store is keeping things fresh, having reopened last week with a fabulous new look.

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Care for babies born prematurely, with health problems or with a low birth weight, is improving overall

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Poorly babies face a postcode lottery on whether they receive important aspects of care, a new report suggests.

Health
Brave mum Sarah Reed, who has lost her two year battle against cancer, with her daughter, Chloe

Devoted mum and wife loses cancer battle

A devoted mum, whose battle against terminal cancer inspired hundreds of people across East Lancashire to raise money for revolutionary treatment that would save her life, has died.

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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
Is October time to stop?

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

New TV adverts from Public Health England (PHE) will encourage people to try e-cigarettes if they are struggling to quit regular smoking.

Health
Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled.

Crime
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
Ben Costello (left) with Luke Turner (middle) and Aidan Holgate.

Burnley Leisure 10k a great success

Runners and spectators gathered in Padiham to support the third Burnley Leisure 10k on Sunday, September 17th.

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Fire crews dealt with a house blaze in Burnley in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday

Firefighters tackle house blaze

Three fire engines were called to a house fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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Kenneth Metcalfe

Have you seen missing man?

Police are growing concerned for a missing man.

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Casterton Primary School in Burnley has been rated as inadequate by Ofsted inspectors.

Burnley headteacher's pledge after damning Ofsted report

A Burnley primary school has been rated as inadequate across the board and placed in special measures by Ofsted inspectors.
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Lane three of the southbound carriageway is also reported to be closed following an accident at junction 1.

Lanes blocked on M66 after accident

Lanes are blocked on the M66 following an accident involving a lorry, say police.

Transport

Death wish drivers slammed

Shocking footage of a car speeding through a red light and narrowly avoiding smashing into another has been handed to the police.
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Year Six pupils Lydia Uttley and Theo Ford model a selection of the spectacles donated for the Vision Aid appeal at St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley.

Students have global charity in their sights

Pupils at St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley don't mind making a spectacle of themselves.

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The Junior Parkrun in action (credit: David Belshaw)

Junior Parkrun keen to introduce more kids to exercise

With children’s fitness increasingly important, the Burnley Junior Parkrun officials are keen to get more kids out and about and learning about physical fitness from an early age.

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