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Unique Love Heart Walk is family's way of thanking "magnificent" Pendleside Hospice

The countdown is on to a unique walk, devised by the family of a businesswoman and mum who died in 2016 from a brain tumour,

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Headteacher Mr Richard Varey has spoken about measures he has put in place after his school, Blessed Trinity RC College, was criticised  heavily by Ofsted inspectors.

Burnley headteacher vows to act after Ofsted report calls for improvements across the board

The headteacher of a Burnley secondary school, that Ofsted inspectors have said "requires improvement" said he has already put measures in place to address the problems.

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Daniel Martins has conquered his fear of heights to pursue a career as a pilot.

Sky's the limit for high flying Burnley student Daniel

High flying Daniel Martins is a step closer to achieving his dream to become a pilot...now he has conquered his fear of heights!

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Queen's Park, Burnley

Beautiful Burnley parks are sending others green with envy

Burnley’s parks are, once again, among the best in Britain, according to Keep Britain Tidy.

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You could grab a rare coin at our hospitals

Limited edition coins in our hospitals are just mint

Patients and visitors to hospitals in Burnley, Pendle, Clitheroe and Blackburn should check their change for a special Royal Mint 10 pence coin.

Health
The young ambassadors for the charity Caritas from St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley.

Meet the Burnley students who are young ambassadors for worldwide charity

A primary school in Burnley has appointed student ambassadors for a worldwide charity.

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Three fire engines were called to a house fire in Pendle

Fire crews tackle derelict house blaze in Pendle

Three fire engines were called to a derelict house fire.

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Ryan's close shave

Kind Burnley pupil's two year hair-raising plan for charity

A hair style two years in the making has finally been cut, so a generous young boy could one day raise money for charity.

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Thom Clough

Burnley marine biology student making a splash in his studies

A former Burnley teaching assistant with a passion for music is hoping to go even deeper - by studying for a PhD researching acoustics on marine life in Inverness.

Education
Church leaders have paid warm tributes to clergyman the Rev John Hallows who has died at the age of 67.

Tributes for "outstanding" Pendle and Ribble Valley clergyman John

Church leaders have paid tribute to an "outstanding" clergyman who has died suddenly at the age of 67.
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Some of the seized tobacco

Illegal tobacco worth £10k seized from shop

Police and trading standards officers have seized illegal tobacco from a shop valued at more than £10,000.

Crime
A carer ended up in court after a 10 hour drinking session to celebrate a first Holy Communion for her friend's child

Carer who was twice the drink drive limit sobs in court as she is banned from the road for 18 months

A carer crashed in Burnley whilst more than twice the limit after a 10-hour drinking session celebrating a child's First Communion, a court heard.
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The Burnley 10K winners

Big hearts and big lungs for Burnley 10K

Big hearts and big lungs were the order of the day in the ever popular Burnley 10K race.
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A man has died after being hit by a train in Brierfield

Burnley man dies after being hit by a train

A man died after being struck by a train in Brierfield.

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The Burnley and Padiham CAFOD walkers

Burnley and Padiham folk walk the world for refugees

Catholic churchgoers from Burnley and Padiham "shared the journey" of refugees by walking around the area.

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Play area

VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
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Two fire engines were called to a blaze in Barley at 5-30am today.

Fire crews spend an hour battling Pendle house blaze

Fire crews spent an hour battling a house blaze in Barley this morning.

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Did you witness this sickening attack on a bus from Manchester to Burnley at the weekend?

Police launch appeal to find victim of homophobic attack

Police are investigating after a man was subjected to a sickening attack on the X43 bus from Manchester to Burnley at the weekend.
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Jay Stansfield has created an upbeat summer tune to bring smiles to the people of Padiham. Credit: Donna Craddock. (s)

Jay's new tune is a joyful tribute to Padiham

A Nelson singer is celebrating all things Padiham by releasing an anthem for the town.
Music
The M65 has been closed by police between junctions six and five

UPDATED M65 re-opened following crash

Police have re-opened the M65 following a collision earlier today (Saturday).
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