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More delays and cancellations on Northern trains after timetabling change

Rail users are experiencing a second day of delays and cancellations following a timetabling change which was introduced on Monday.
Transport
Police are appealing for the public's help

Police appeal to trace Burnley man accused of knife threat to woman

Police want to trace a man who pinned a woman against a wall and threatened her with a knife in Burnley.

Crime
Firew crews tackled a blaze at a house in Colne this lunchtime.

Fire crews tackle lunch-time blaze at Colne property

Firefighters were called to tackle a kitchen fire in Colne this lunchtime.

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The children dressed in their finery.

It was lunch with royalty at Simonstone primary

Pupils at St Peter's CE Primary School enjoyed a lunch fit for a prince to celebrate the royal wedding.
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The Mayor of Burnley Coun. Charlie Briggs at the official opening of the town's new Primark store.

Burnley's Primark hailed a great success as customers continue to throng new store

Customers were continuing to flock to Burnley's newly opened Primark store today.

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The Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, the Bishop of Blackburn (right), and the Rt Rev. Philip North, the Bishop of Burnley.

"Hope will triumph over hatred": Bishop of Burnley on Manchester bombing anniversary

On the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing which claimed the lives of 22 innocent people, the Bishops of Burnley and Blackburn have issued a joint statement.
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The party to celebrate the Royal Wedding gets underway at St Leonard's Primary School in Balderstone.

Royal Wedding fever grips pupils at red, white and blue themed banquet

Royal Wedding fever gripped a primary school that held a special banquet to celebrate the major event.

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Geri Timmis is part of the Macmillan Cancer Support team which is coming to Burnley to answer any questions on the illness. (s)

Stay safe in the sun with Macmillan Cancer Support

Free cancer information and support will travel to Burnley on Thursday.

Health
Tributes have been paid to pharmacy technician Sharon Pruskin who has died at the age of 46.

Tributes for well known pharmacy technician Sharon

A tightknit community has been left shocked by the sudden death of a popular pharmacy technician.

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Harvey has been found safe and well

Missing Padiham schoolboy (8) is found

A Padiham schoolboy who went missing this morning has been found safe and well.

Crime
Have you seen Harvey Oxborough?

Police appeal to find missing Padiham schoolboy (8)

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of eight-year-old Harvey Oxborough, who is missing in Padiham.

Crime
Burnley fashion designer creates a sensation after making Royal Wedding dress in just 90 minutes

Burnley fashion designer creates a sensation after making Royal Wedding dress in just 90 minutes

A Burnley born fashion designer created a social media storm when she made a copy of the wedding dress worn by bride Meghan Markle...in just 90 minutes.

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Burnley Bridge Business Park

Huge jobs boost for Burnley

Up to 1,300 new jobs are set to be created at the Burnley Bridge business park.

Business
Country pub

Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Rubble Valley MP, Nigel Evans.

Nigel Evans calls IKEA withdrawal a "massive loss to Lancashire"

IKEA's decision to pull out of a flagship store in the North West will be a "massive loss to Lancashire," says Nigel Evans MP, who has demanded a meeting with the newly-appointed CEO of IKEA UK and Ireland.
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Oakhill students arrive at the Fence Gate restaurant for their leavers' party

Classic car cavalcade as students celebrate their final days at school

Rolls Royces, Ferraris and an original 1966 MGB Roadster were just some of the transport of choice for students at a special evening to mark their final days at school.

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The donation

Hospital fund-raising is child's play for Burnley rounders team

Playtime for young hospital patients just got a whole lot better after a team of rounders fanatics from Burnley raised £700 to provide a truckload of new toys.

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The happy couple on honeymoon before Ryan was struck down with an infection

Burnley couple overwhelmed by kindness following honeymoon nightmare

A grateful Burnley couple have said they have been “overwhelmed” by the kindness of local people pledging to help them pay for a $38,000 medical bill, incurred when their dream honeymoon to Florida turned into a nightmare.

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Police are appealing for information to identify this man

Police appeal for information after Barrowford assault

Police are calling on the public to help them identify a man after an alleged assault at the Working Men's Club in Barrowford.

Crime
Pupils from Holy Trinity during their Your Mile Your Way challenge.

Burnley youngsters run, hop and skip their way through mile challenge

Energetic youngsters from Burnley's Holy Trinity Primary School took part in the "Your Mile, Your Way" challenge on Friday.
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