Lancashire News

What the Newspaper Say – October 3

More fallout from the Sarah Everard affair and increased post-pandemic freedoms are among a range of stories on the front pages of Sunday. The Sunday Telegraph leads on ‘vacation freedom’ for the British as the list of countries on the red list is reduced, while also signaling that the country’s …

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Lancashire Constabulary – A woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison today for her role in the murder of law student Aya Hachem in Blackburn. Judy Chapman (pictured above right), 27, is the latest person to be sentenced for her role. Seven people were jailed in August for a total of over 200 years for their involvement in Aya’s murder and the attempted murder of the intended target, Pasha Khan.

A woman has now been jailed for 15 years for her role in the murder of law student Aya Hachem in Blackburn. Judy Chapman (pictured above right), 27, is the latest person to be sentenced for her role. Seven people were jailed in August for a total of over 200 …

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7 of the best independent cafes in East Lancashire

It’s International Coffee Day, a time to celebrate drink and the hard work that goes into sourcing, picking and roasting every bean. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up 10 of East Lancashire’s top rated cafes, according to Google reviews. We have also only included the independent chains so you can support …

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Inside the vast Preston estate everyone is watching

The 16.9-acre residence has become one of the most viewed properties on RightMove A “phenomenal property” which can be found in an unpretentious location at the end of Brierley Lane, Preston, has become one of the UK’s most viewed properties. The seven-bedroom property is currently listed as a ‘POA’, which …

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Prepare for the motorcycle chaos in Lancashire

Get ready for motorcycle action at Leighton Hall After the 2020 hiatus, fans were gearing up for 2021 when news broke that organizer Ian Sherrard, a mainstay of such events for many years, was retiring for health reasons. Thankfully, Marshals North West secretary Michael Clear, who was Ian’s right-hand man …

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Neos Networks extends dark fiber across Lancashire UK

Neos Networks, which operates a huge fiber optic network of more than 24,480 km via 477 Presence points (PoP) that ISPs and businesses can operate across the UK, today announced that they are expanding their high capacity connectivity across Lancashire in England. The operator is currently in the process of …

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Burnley: Cops remember a hectic night shift

A POLICE team handled a busy night shift involving a drunk driver, arresting three suspected burglars and preventing a woman from self-harming. Officers were on duty at Burnley on a ten hour night shift on Friday August 27 and the early hours of Saturday August 28. Beside them were a …

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What the Newspaper Say – August 25

Joe Biden’s refusal to extend his August 31 deadline for the United States to oversee Kabul evacuations dominates the front pages, as do tributes after the death of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts. Metro and The independent say Boris Johnson failed to persuade Mr Biden to extend his deadline to …

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Slow Storm Henri floods northeastern United States

Tropical Storm Henri rocked the northeastern United States with high winds and rain as it made landfall on the Rhode Island coast on Sunday. Henri sent heavy rain bands westward, cutting power to more than 140,000 homes and causing downpours that closed bridges, flooded roads and left people stranded in …

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Police are looking for Chorley’s missing woman

Police say they are becoming “increasingly worried” about Eleanor Worthington, who was last seen around 11:30 am yesterday (Tuesday August 10). She is described as 5ft 9in tall with a slim build, long blonde hair and brown eyes. She might be wearing a silver necklace with a shamrock on it …

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What the Newspaper Say – August 7

The front pages feature contempt for key public figures on quarantine issues mixed with optimistic news about the pandemic and the Olympics. The Guardian says there is growing anger at Boris Johnson for refusing to self-isolate after an assistant tested positive for Covid-19. Guardian front page, Saturday August 7, 2021: …

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Send a Kindness Advocacy Nursing Home Card

Holidaymakers from EST Lancashire heading to ‘stays’ in the UK are encouraged to pick up a postcard and send it to a resident in a care home. And several local stages – including the Darwen Tower – are available on the Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria website. The call is …

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Online sales push Studio to 33% revenue growth

The shift from catalogs to online retail has helped Accrington-based Studio grow its customer base and generate additional sales throughout the pandemic year. Total revenue for the 52-week period ended March 26, 2021 was £ 578.6million, up a third from the previous year. The group also sold Findel Education for …

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Lancashire LIVE: M6 set to reopen after morning crash

Last update: Thursday July 01st, 2021, 10:59 AM View new updates M6 REOPEN after 10 hours of closure M6 will reopen shortly after the 10am closure, according to Highways The M6 ​​will reopen shortly after a 10-hour shutdown following a serious 1 a.m. lorry crash, Highways England said. The accident …

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What the Newspaper Say – June 29

Sajid Javid’s plans to lift pandemic restrictions, the Euro 2020 clash between England and Germany and other fallout from the Matt Hancock scandal on Tuesday headlines. the Daily Express calls the new Secretary of Health “Mr. Optimism” because he announces the “end of the line for the lockdown”, a message …

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Florida building collapse toll rises to nine

The death toll in a Florida oceanfront apartment building collapse has risen to nine as search and rescue efforts continue, a local official said. One person died in hospital and workers removed four more bodies from the wreckage, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said on Sunday. Dozens of rescuers remained …

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Mom and baby rescued from M57 after horror explosion

A mom and toddler were rescued from the side of the M57 after their car suffered a horrific high-speed explosion. Joanna Hall was about to drop off her two-year-old daughter Penny at her mother’s house where she hit a concrete slab on the pavement. Joanna, 36, “held back” after spotting …

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New Blackburn Parish Hall approved by planners

A VICTORIAN church in the city center must have a replacement parish hall. Planners have approved a new two-story brick building to meet the needs of residents of new housing developments near St Luke’s Church in Bank Top, Blackburn. It would replace an existing single-storey hall built in the early …

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These Lancashire bus lanes should be enforced by cameras

Eight bus lines established only through Burnley, Accrington and Lancaster will be monitored by technology after plans are approved by Lancashire County Council Cabinet. Read more Read more £ 1million in road safety programs revealed for Lancashire – half of which to help cyclists New traffic orders have been issued …

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Police tackle driving offenses in Nelson

There has been an increased police presence in the Nelson and Brierfield areas aimed at targeting anti-social conduct. Additional police have patrolled in response to an “increasing number of anti-social driving incidents” in the area. A police spokeswoman said they understood speeding, shopping, garbage, noise pollution, reckless and reckless driving. …

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PHX and LEP to improve skills of county workforce

The Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership has selected PHX Training to deliver its development program throughout the county. Together, they will help 1,500 people gain professional qualifications over the next two years. The program is funded by the Ministry of Work and Pensions alongside the European Social Fund and is designed …

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North West Square | COMMENT

Significant strategic development programs are planned across Lancashire which will accelerate our economic recovery from the pandemic and enable our future growth plans, writes Stephen Young of Lancashire County Council. Together with our partners, we are redefining Lancashire with a safe and sustainable approach to our Covid recovery. We proactively …

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OFTED takes action against Lancashire children’s home

The OFSTED inspection watchdog has announced it is taking further ‘compliance action’ against a children’s home in rural Lancashire. The house, which is part of the former Mountwood Academy site on Ward Green Lane, Ribchester, serves young people with special needs. Some of the young residents were removed from the …

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