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VIDEO: Everything you need to know about Snapchat's new location sharing Snap Map - according to Snapchat

Social media service Snapchat has introduced a new tracker in its latest update allowing people to see the exact location of their friends.
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Fire crews from Burnley were called to a blaze in a double decker bus last night

Fire crews called to double decker bus blaze in Burnley town centre

A double decker bus set alight in Burnley town centre last night.

Revellers at the last Cat's Whiskers reunion.

Nightclub reunion set to be cat's whiskers of a party

A massive reunion of two of Burnley's best known iconic nightspots is just hours away.
Josh and David in Saltaire

Magical mystery tour challenge for pals

Blindfolded and dropped miles from home, a pair of intrepid Pendle pals had to rely on their wits to return home in the latest of a year long set of challenges.

Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Burnley

Stay safe around water warning

The charity that looks after many of the rivers and canals across Lancashire is urging people, especially teenagers, to stay out of the water this summer and find alternative ways to cool down.

Manager Paul Bentley with the original poster from Smackwater Jacks' opening night

Iconic Smackwater Jacks turns 40

The Drunken Dragons are sure to be flowing when Smackwater Jacks celebrates turning 40 years young this weekend .

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Former Burnley players Chris McCann (left) andTyrone Mears (right) with Freewebstore's Partner Manager, Stephen Darwood.

Burnley eCommerce rubs shoulders with industry giants in Chicago

An eCommerce firm based in Burnley has returned after a successful exhibition at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo in Chicago, USA.

Burnley firefighters were called out in the dead of night to a blaze they believe was started deliberately

Firebugs strike in late night blaze

Fire chiefs believe a blaze at an outbuilding in the early hours of the morning was started deliberately.

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Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Burnley High School

Burnley High School's top marks

Burnley’s newest school, the Burnley High School, has received a good rating in its first Ofsted report since it opened in 2014.

Wayne (front) with fellow cyclists ( from left to right) Ged Dickinson, David Hudson, Keith Cocker and Gary Cocker.

Marathon bike ride in honour of tragic tot

Champion fund raiser Wayne Fulton, a member of the Burnley and Pendle Strongman, is staging a second event in memory of a toddler whose tragic fight against cancer captured the hearts of the UK.
Project workers and staff at the Bean Good Coffee Shop, Burnley

Burnley coffee shop helps save £4.1m in community projects

A Burnley coffee shop has played its part in a wider initiative that has saved £4.1m through charitable offender rehabilitation and food redistribution.


Science festival was buzzing with fun, ideas and.....skeletons

The Lancashire Science Festival was a blistering success at the weekend.
Burnley MP Julie Cooper

Burnley MP warns of education cuts

Burnley MP Julie Cooper has warned that schools in the town face significant further cuts over the next five years if the Conservative Party implements its manifesto commitments on school funding.

The sporting netball team from Holy Trinity Primary School who are (back row)
Abbie-Leigh McIvor, Isabel Curry, Abby Lawless, Kady Thompson, Archie McIvor with (front row) Dexta Thompson and Taylor Knowles.

Youngsters high fived after netball success

A netball team from a Burnley primary school may have been pipped at the post for first place in a tournament, but they were top of the league when it came to sportsmanship.

Bibi Heal, one of the stars of the Voices of Craven which ends with a finale concert this weekend.

Concert finale will be celebration of budding and professional talent

A grand finale concert will round off a spectacular event where budding singers have been encouraged to make their voices heard.
Ali Hassan

Tributes for quiet and respectful young man

Tributes have been paid to a young Brierfield man who has died after a brave battle with cancer.

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Barry will be tackling the Great North Family Run in July.

Terminally ill Brierfield runner tackles his first 10k

A 68-year-old Brierfield man with terminal cancer has dedicated himself to completing his first ever 10k to raise as much money as he can for Pendleside Hospice.

Craig Kennedy

Appeal to trace missing Burnley man

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing man from Burnley.

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Forecasters warn that the stormy weather could see some areas affected by localised flooding with a possible disruption to power supplies.

YELLOW WEATHER WARNING: Torrential downpours and possible hail for the north west

A yellow weather warning for torrential rain, hail and thunderstorms has been issued for the north west, say the Met Office.

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