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Keeping A-head of the game

My journey home from work can be a bit hairy.
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Too much screen time playing games and watching videos on mobile phones and child iPads is feared to be a major factor in the decline in the ability of young children to talk effectively or hold a conversation

My phone owns me and it’s not OK

It’s my entire world boiled down into a small, rectangular, metal device which hides away easily in my pocket, my smallest handbag and in tiny, dark, places where I cannot find it.

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The menace that is a hair straightener

Have I turned my straighteners off? #modernproblems

They call it a modern problem.

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Nicola Adam

Purple sick and other stories

What was your favourite childhood memory?

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Afflecks Palace

NICOLA ADAM: Will you sit down next to me?

I quite enjoyed the revisit to the memory lane of my youth recently,  my destination every weekend for several, crucial, heady  years of my life before university took me down south.

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Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.

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Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim

Tory MEP: Britain's 'ridiculous Brexit mess'

Sajjad Karim is a Conservative member of the European Parliament for the north west. Here he explains why he believes the nation is on a path to 'disaster' and argues his colleagues need to change their approach to leaving the EU.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

When the computer said - no more!

When you get to a certain age you are entirely conscious that everything is not quite what it once was.

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Should office dress be smart?

Black is new black at work

I remember those days well.

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Nicola Adam

Chips and gravy no more

It is one of the saddest phenomenoms of the year and rarely has a subject united so many.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Ask your mum, dear

As the proud auntie of three rapidly-growing nieces and a nephew, I have fallen into the role of indulgent friend, the lady who cossets, treats and sends them home exhausted with new and exciting habits like watching TV in bed, chocolate muffins for breakfast and looking at tablets way past their two-hour daily limits.

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The uniting sounds of summer

I absolutely love Wimbledon.

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Is Napercise the next big thing?

Don’t drown while doing your downward dog

I balance carefully on my knees and hands, pulling in my core muscles, while a tiny goat balances on its little trotters on my back..

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Hot metal box holiday fun

Hot metal box holiday fun

It’s the time of year where we all throw our skimpiest items of clothing, gallons of expensive creams and lotions plus multiple electrical items into a bag..

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Lies, damned lies, and our dearly beloved

It’s not just politicians you know, we are all big fat liars.

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Northern soul will prevail

Northern soul will prevail

Words cannot be sufficient for what has happened in Manchester.

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Floral tributes left outside Manchester Town Hall

There are some truly horrible people out there

There are some truly sick people out there, just ask anyone affected by Monday night’s atrocity at the Manchester Arena.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Sticks and stones are preferable

It’s a war on words that has seen no let up as the social media-led trend for feeling offended escalates to epic proportions.

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I can think of many other things I would rather have spent my money on

A £25 garden waste gripe

If you live in Burnley and are fortunate enough to have a garden you have just had to stump up either £25 or £30 to have your “green bin” emptied.

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Editor Chris Daggett

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