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Appeal to identify man who died in motorway collision

Police are appealing for help to identify a man who died in a motorway collision earlier this week.

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Fishing in Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... fishing spots

Here is a list of the best places to catch fish in Lancashire.
Lucy is all smiles at hospital just before her return

A ‘long road to recovery’ for Manchester blast victim Lucy

A North West teenager seriously injured in the Manchester terror attack is finally back home after nearly two months in hospital.

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Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in the North West after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone.

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Yellow weather warning

WEATHER WARNING: Scattered thunderstorms and downpours forecast for the North West

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North West on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
Ian McCann, head of Rosewood Primary School in Burnley

Head banned from teaching over unauthorised term-time trip to Cuba

A headteacher who took a trip to Cuba without permission during term time has been banned from the profession.
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Police Scotland said the man's body was found on land near Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

Body of missing Lancashire fisherman found after search

The body of a missing fisherman believed to be from Burnley has been recovered on land in Dumfries and Galloway.
Paul Poole

Rugby fan’s death may have been a ‘cry for help’

An ex-Wigan amateur rugby player found hanged by his neighbour may not have intended to take his own life, a coroner has ruled.

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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

Following the terrible fire in #Bolton @GMFRS_TonyH talks about what #firefighters faced when they arrived. Thoughts are with those affected

REGIONAL: Fire which killed mother and three children 'caused by halogen heater'

The family of a mother and three children killed in a house fire have said they are in "total shock".
Shannon-Leigh Harrison's post was shared more than 2,000 times before being removed from Facebook

School hits back after Facebook prom post goes viral

A school has hit back after an angry sister blasted it on Facebook, claiming it unfairly refused her brother entry to his end of year prom.

It looks like its set to be a warm weekend across the North West with temperaturesreaching highs of 20C, say weather experts.

Weekend weather for the North West

It looks like its set to be a warm weekend across the North West with temperatures reaching highs of 20 °C, say weather experts.

Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Councillor apologises for "racist joke accident"

The former Mayor of Pendle, recently accused of sharing a racist joke on Facebook, has said she had intended to delete it.

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Stephen Mortimer was found in the garden behind his house in Victoria Terrace, Calder Vale,

Teenager found dead at home struggled to express his anxiety

A 14-year-old boy found dead at his home near Garstang had been struggling with thoughts about death, an inquest heard.

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Conservative Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Councillor suspended over racist joke share

The Tory former Mayor of Pendle has been suspended from her party after complaints she shared a racist joke on social media.

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A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued in the North West

Yellow weather warning for the North West

A yellow weather warning for rain in the North West has been issued by the Met Office.

Sheffield Eagles

Tributes after death of amateur rugby league player

A North West amateur rugby league player who died at a match has been named by his club.

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Dress shop

Where are the best boutique dress shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Jade Kao

Suspended prison term for wild teen

A teenager who headbutted a police officer outside a Wigan nightclub - leaving her with lasting injuries - has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Sophie Shambley and husband Shaun

‘My wife was not drunk and naked in the street’

This is the North West mum-of-two arrested in Gran Canaria over claims she left her children alone and wandered the streets “drunk and naked”.

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