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Death of well known former travel agent and magician

A well known former travel agent and magician has died at the age of 78.

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Peoples Postcode Lottery Ambassador, Danyl Johnson.

Burnley resident wins the People's Postcode Lottery

A lucky postcode in Burnley has won its proud owner £1,000 this week, after a single, anonymous winner of the People's Postcode Lottery was drawn as a winner of the national prize.

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A Burnley businessman wants to make Christmas, 2017, memorable for one lucky family.

"Secret Santa" businessman wants to make Christmas the best one ever for a deserving family

A Burnley dad-of-two, who has built a thriving business from scratch, wants to share his success with a family from his hometown.

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Winter Wonderland spectacular attracts 4,000 visitors

Burnley College was transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland at the weekend to help the community celebrate the start of the festive season.

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Jane Harrison of Lloyds Bank (left) hands over the latest collection of donated toys for the Burnley Express and Salvation Army Christmas Toy Appeal to Capt Maisie Veacock.

Banking on the support of customers for festive toy appeal

Staff at a Burnley bank always count on the support of loyal customers for the Burnley Express and Salvation Army Christmas Toy Appeal.

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The young peace "graduates" from St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley.

Young peace graduates are the pride of their school

Pupils from a Burnley primary school have received their caps and gowns after graduating on a course that taught them about peace and understanding.

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The modern Shetland jacket

Gear review: The Originals Collection - Shetland jacket

Fresh in our minds following a brilliant trip to Shetland was the mixed bag of weather we experienced.

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5 second rule

Game review: Staccups and Five Second Rule by University Games

Christmas presents a great opportunity for all the family to get together and play games!

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Norwood Hall Hotel

Travel review: Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland

It is always nice to score a first when you visit somewhere new.  And we hit lucky when we found ourselves sitting in Scotland’s latest – a  low hydrogen powered taxi.
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Ancient Roman city of Perge

Travel: Luxury in the ancient land where sun always shines: Antalya, Turkey

The Loggerhead turtle winds her way through azure seas, bobbing her head lazily from the warm, salty, water
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There are lots of pitfalls you can avoid to help save your money if you are thinking of hiring a car for a winter holiday.

Top travel tips for hiring wheels for a getaway winter break

Holidays may be the last thing on your mind as Christmas approaches.

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The former Burnley Express office in Bull Street is being renovated into four shops and 13 apartments.

Iconic former home of Burnley Express set for new chapter as shops and homes

One of Burnley's most recognisable buildings, the former Express office, is set to begin the next edition in its history.

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MP Graham Jones prepares to cut the ribbon to open the Martholme Viaduct with (from left to right)  Great Harwood councillor Noodad Aziz, Rawden Kerr, who is the Great Harwood town crier,  John Barker, chairman of Martholme Greenway and Will Heynes from Sustrans.

History made as viaduct opens for first time in 20 years

Campaigners, who fought to have part of a historic viaduct opened for the first time in 20 years, are already looking ahead to the next stage of their scheme.

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Judith Charmers in Wish You Were Here

'Retro destinations' tipped for comeback for UK holidaymakers

Tour operator Thomas Cook says "retro destinations" are making a comeback with holidaymakers.

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Don't miss this great competition to win a family ticket for a special screening of the iconic film Home Alone

Win tickets to see this Christmas family classic

The iconic film Home Alone is a "must see" every Christmas.

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In pictures: Burnley Christmas lights switch on

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Burnley town centre.
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Lottery shake up

You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.

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How much do you reckon you will be forking out for the the latest "must have" toys this Christmas?

Toy Story 2017, the real cost for parents as the festive season closes in

As Christmas approaches parents will be gearing themselves up to have their pockets emptied as they fork out for the latest "must have" toys.
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Best selling author Ben Lyttleton with some of the students at Reedley Primary School.

Author Ben's top writing tips hit the back of the net

A best selling author passed on some tips to budding young authors in Burnley.
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Participants at last year's Santa Dash. (s)

Santa's got to dash to raise charity funds

Runners will paint the town red when an army of Fr Christmases and their elves take up the fight against cancer.

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