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M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.
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The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
Health

VIDEO: Can England win the World Cup ... your views

The 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday and, as ever, there is hope in the air that England can do well in the competition.
North West

Lancashire set to bask in glorious three-month heatwave

Stock up on the suncream and get ready for a summer of beaches, barbecues and beer gardens – Lancashire is set to bask in a three-month heatwave.

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His victim suffered injuries including a fractured jaw, bleed on the brain and a number of lost teeth.

Man, 23, jailed after savage attack that left a woman with a fractured jaw and bleeding on the brain

A man has today (Friday, June 8th) been jailed for a horrifying attack with left a woman with a fractured jaw, bleeding on the brain and a number of lost teeth.
Crime

Urgent warning issued for tourists heading to Turkey

Holiday makers travelling to Turkey this summer have been warned to take extra care over fears that terrorist attacks targeting western interests and tourists are "likely."
Travel
The Wild Boar Inn

Travel: Wild Boar Inn, Windermere

When choosing a wild weekend away, you can’t go wrong with beer, smoking and guns.
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The flight was bound for Mallorca

BREAKING: Holiday jet bound for Mediterranean from Manchester declares emergency

A British passenger plane bound for a Mediterranean holiday island has declared an emergency whie over Southern England this morning.

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Claire Williams, owner of AIRE Studio

Claire Williams at AIRE aims to bring the Lancashire scape to your living room

Interior designer Claire Williams is on a mission to champion Lancashire’s textile industry through her award-winning business - AIRE.

Business

Delays and cancellations on Northern trains

Users of Northern trains have been warned to expect delays and cancellations this morning following a major timetabling change affecting several services across the country.
Transport
The North West ranks fifth in the UK for the happiest and healthiest place for pets to live.

North West comes in fifth as one of the happiest places for pets to live

The North West is ranked fifth in the UK for being one of the happiest and healthiest places for pets to live.
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Police say they were called to the court this morning

BREAKING: Court evacuated after 'bomb scare' in Manchester

Manchester Crown Court was evacuated following reports of  "bomb scare"  say police.
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Alder Hey defends staff following abuse over Alfie Evans' case in open letter

The hospital caring for the desperately ill toddler Alfie Evans, has released an open letter to defend its staff against abuse it says they are receiving.
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WATCH: Where to play footgolf in Lancashire

A combination of football and golf, where players kick a football into a cup in as few shots as possible.
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Police probe

Detectives have named the body of a baby girl found in Manchester

Detectives investigating the discovery of the body of a baby girl in Manchester have named her Pearl.

North West
West Lancs Freemasons donate two new BMW motorbikes to North West Blood Bikes

West Lancashire Freemasons donate two motorbikes to North West Blood Bikes

A group of Freemasons donated two motorbikes to support a blood bank delivery service across Lancashire.
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One of dogs found wearing baby jumper that had stuck to her weeping skin

Magistrate and her daughter convicted after allowing ‘Westies’ to suffer

A magistrate and her daughter from Leigh have been convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to two West Highland white terriers.

Crime
Longridge Fell

The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
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10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under 50

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Manchester airport.
Travel
The Red Arrows

When are the Red Arrows flying in Lancashire this year?

Display details have been released for the Red Arrows' 2018 season.
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