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Win was one of most pleasing of the season

Clarets boss Sean Dyche felt the win over Stoke City was “probably one of the most pleasing of the season”.
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Nick Pope and James Tarkowski celebrate at full time

'Couldn't be prouder' - Burnley fans react to Stoke win

Following the full time whistle at Turf Moor Burnley fans took to social media to express their delight.

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Burnley 1, Stoke City 0

Burnley climbed in to the Champions League spots after substitute Ashley Barnes secured victory over Stoke City.
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Chris Wood battles with Stoke City's Geoff Cameron

As it happened: Burnley 1, Stoke City 0

Burnley climbed into the Champions League places of the Premier League following Ashley Barnes late winner at Turf Moor.
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Keira Crossley (wearing a white t-shirt, left) with Lisa Stuttard (wearing a white t-shirt, right) with Damian's children and his nieces and nephews.

Mental health awareness: Burnley pair keep on running to keep people talking

Gearing up to tackle the London Marathon in 2018, the wife and sister of a Burnley man who died after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour earlier this year have dedicated themselves to raising funds and awareness for a neurological charity.

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A great night was enjoyed by all at the Agra

A great year for Building Bridges in Burnley

Building Bridges in Burnley celebrated a successful past year with a dinner attended by more than 70 people from across the community.

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Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene in a dispute over pay which is set to spark a series of strikes on Virgin Trains West Coast.

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The dispute is about winning independent representation for pilots

Ireland-based Ryanair pilots to strike five days before Christmas

Some Irish-based Ryanair pilots are to take pre-Christmas strike action.

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County Coun Peter Britcliffe

Silence on Virgin deal

An attempt by councillors to debate the controversial awarding of a £104m Lancashire County Council health contract to the private sector was knocked back today.

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People taking part in Christmas Jumper Day are asked to donate 2, or 1 (if you're at school) to Save the Children.

Celebs get behind Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

This Friday (December 15) is Christmas Jumper Day, which is pretty self-explanatory.
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Staff Holly Laird and Shaunie Murgatroyd with residents Maria Copley and Kathleen Jones. (s)

Burnley care home relaunches with a bang

The party season started early for a Burnley care home when it hosted a relaunch celebration.

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Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Book review: Dangerous Games by Danielle Steel

Addicted to danger, TV reporter Alix Phillips dodges bullets and bombs to bring the most important news stories to the world.

Arts
My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

Book review: My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward

With interest in the Queen and Prince Philip at a new peak thanks to the hit TV series The Crown, editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine Ingrid Seward brings us the real story of the marriage of the royal couple.

Arts
Staff and residents at Cravenside Care Home enjoy their new Christmas tree

Magical Christmas tree gift

Pendle Village Mill created some Christmas magic at a Barnoldswick care home with the gift of a huge tree.

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The Girls from the Local by Rosie Archer

Book review: The Girls from the Local by Rosie Archer

As the Second World War reaches January of 1944, three young barmaids face a series of obstacles that will test their hopes and dreams for the future.

Arts
The baby was reported to have been born at Royal Preston Hospital weighingsix pounds and 12 ounces.

Ex-football star Clarke Carlisle welcomes baby daughter

Former Blackpool, Preston and Burnley defender Clarke Carlisle has welcomed a new baby girl into his life.
Health
Julie Cooper MP said the closure would cause "great distress, inconvenience and frustration."

Santander confirms Padiham branch closure despite MP's opposition

Despite concerns raised by Burnley MP, Julie Cooper, Santander has confirmed that they plan to go ahead with the planned closure of the Padiham branch, insisting that closing "lesser-used" branches will not impede their ability to service "local communities".

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Woman glassed ex's mother in bar brawl

A woman glassed her ex's mother, inflicting a gash on her forehead, two black eyes and leaving her scarred, a court was told.

Crime
The entries were submitted via Twitter and shortlisted by a panel of judges

Gag about Theresa May voted best modern Christmas cracker joke

A gag about Prime Minister Theresa May has won a national competition to write the best modern Christmas cracker joke.

Offbeat
Police are appealing for information

Man exposed himself to teenage girl

Police are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a teenager in Burnley.

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