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SIX vehicles collided on the A56 as a morning of traffic chaos hit East Lancashire. Officers were called at 8.50am after the crash - a few hundred yards from the M65 junction.
AN East Lancashire MP has urged the government to act fast to restrict the stakes permitted for High Street gambling machines as it announced a review into the issue.
But striking her off, panel chairman Paul Moulder said fellow doctors and members of the public would be "shocked" to find a medic asleep on the job, while being paid.

A MAN who admitted to stealing 84 postal packets belonging to the Royal Mail has been made subject of a community order. Burnley Magistrates heard how Jamie Faller, 31, stole 83 postal packets in Accrington between February 19, 2015, and February 19, ...
Dean Hill made contact with police on Wednesday morning, the day the gallery of mugshots appeared in The Bolton News. The 22-year-old was wanted on recall to prison after failing to keep his probation appointments.
It's acknowledged that there are not enough beds in Lancashire to meet demand and so far this year the Lancashre Care NHS Foundation Trust has sent 10 young people out of the county for treatment due to a shortage of beds.
AN ELDERLY couple were left terrified when a brick was thrown through their bedroom window in the middle of the night. The pair, who asked not to be named, were asleep at their home in Farnworth when the missile smashed the window at around 4.30am ...
The Wyre and Preston North MP, who is Minister of State for Security, said a proposed new law will be a crucial weapon against the threat of organised crime and terrorism.
The man was driving a Vauxhall Corsa in Pilsworth Road near the Asda supermarket when the vehicle skidded off the road and hit the post at about 10am on Tuesday.
The owners of Cameo and Vinyl in Preston have announced the club will close permanently next week. The venue in market Place, formerly known as Squires, will stage its final night on Monday with a monster Halloween special.
M65 Lancashire - M65 closed and queuing traffic eastbound between J9, A679 (Hapton) and J10, A671 (Burnley), because of an accident.
A Lancashire police spokesman said officers were called to the scene at 11am on Sunday. Despite the efforts of paramedics and an air ambulance crew the man died at the scene.
STAFF at a Bolton supermarket are calling on the community to support their fundraising efforts for the 20th anniversary of a charity campaign.

The Farnworth Aces returned from their end of season championships, held at Pontins in Prestatyn earlier this month, with four titles to their name.
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A CHARITY champion has been bestowed with a historic honour giving him the right to drive sheep over London Bridge. Dave Bagley, chief executive and ...
A BREIGHTMET Post Office is on the move, just down the road.
THE men and women who become the everyday angels and heroes of the town's health services have been awarded for their good work.
police have issued a new appeal for witnesses after a man died following a collision on the M6. At around 3.25pm on Monday, a white Citroen Relay van was driving north close to junction 31 when it drifted from the first lane of the carriageway and ...
A PHARMACIST has warned that smaller chemists will close due to funding cuts being imposed by the government.
An elderly man has died after a crash involving three cars on the A580 East Lancashire Road. The emergency services were called at 6.35am today to reports of a collision.
Caught not once but twice and all in the same day for this disqualified driver in Lancashire! Officers were left gobsmacked when they motorist was pulled over in Preston on Saturday (22nd Oct) who had just been caught doing the same thing just earlier ...
A MAN accused of murdering a father told a court he "feared for his life" when his alleged victim attacked him with a knife. Darren McMinn, died on April 11, in Candido Pereira's basement flat, in Chorley New Road, Bolton.
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Jane Booth, chairman of the independent Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board, who is leading calls for more research, said: "We really need to look at whether there is more we could or should be doing.
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EAST Lancashire revellers have been warned not to launch 'Chinese Lanterns' in built-up areas after one nearly set light to a house in Blackburn.
Plans for a 65-hectare lesiure and retail park between Leyland and Lostock Hall have moved a step forward. An environmental report by consultants Barton Wilmore has been submitted to South Ribble Council about Cuerden Strategic Site, which could ...
DRIVERS could face delays on roads around Bolton today.
Here are the latest listings of who was in court last week and what for. Driver fined by court. A MOTORIST has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention.
Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
Planning officers at Bolton Council had recommended the application for Farnworth Indoor market be approved, but councillors voted to defer the application saying they wanted more information on car parking.
I have lived in 10 different parts of the country, but a lot of people have no choice but to move around with their work." Julie Dylan Edwards said: "Myself, my partner and our daughter have moved home once and it was from Birmingham to Lancashire." ...
Born in Barrow-in-Furness, Mr Round started his career as a policeman in Lancashire before joining the RAF. After the war he joined the famous D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and gained an international reputation, culminating in an appearance before the ...
Sign up. LORD Alan Sugar could soon have a business partner from East Lancashire. Former Westholme school pupil Jessica Cunningham is one of the many hopefuls hoping to impress the business tycoon and wins his investment on the new series of The ...
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Halloween has also taken over Southport, with the Spookport Parade on Friday, from 6.30pm, with music, dancing and spectacular performances.
Following an online vote, with pubs suggested by readers, here are the results of top real ale houses in the region.
The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and members of the proposed Lancashire Combined Authority have now written to the Chancellor for assurances that major projects for jobs training and infrastructure already agreed by the EU will still go ahead.
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A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Fire affected the porch and ground floor of the house. "firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property to put out the fire using a hose reel and ventilation fan.
police have warned drinkers they will have their booze taken off them in Preston city centre, following a number of complaints. Officers said they had received complaints about on-street drinking on Saturday in the Flag market and Church Street areas ...
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HULTON residents have joined forces to speak out against plans to build 1,200 properties alongside a championship golf course on a sprawling estate near their homes.
The recent decision to refer the closure of libraries across Lancashire direct to the Secretary of State, who is ultimately responsible for the provision of Library Services across England & Wales under the terms of the 1964 Public Libraries & Museums ...
A West Lancashire farmer has been named as Lancashire Life Food Hero Of The Year. The honour went to Peter Ascroft, a cauliflower and beetroot grower of H&P Ascroft, based at Worthington's farm in Tarleton .






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