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‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

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The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

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Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

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The Grand Parade at Chipping Show, 2016

All set for 90th Chipping Show

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Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime
The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education
There are plenty of new routes into careers that wereonce the preserve of graduates.

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Education

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

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Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

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Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

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‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

News
The updated plan for the Cuerden Strategic site

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

News
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News
Photo Neil Cross
Chorley Hospital A&E protesters await Jeremy Hunt's arrival at Royal Preston Hospital for his "secret" meeting

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

News

Fears remain over highway congestion at Cuerden Strategic Site despite changes to plans

News
Investigations found issues including repeated missed collections

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
David Cobham author of 'Bowland Beth' . Photo by Martin Hayward-Smith

How the life and death of Bowland Beth the hen harrier inspired filmmaker David Cobham’s campaigning book

News
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat

‘No current plans’ for a 24/7 A&E unit at Chorley Hospital

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Cases of meningitis and blood poisoning caused by a highly virulent strain of Men W bacteria increased from 22 cases in England in 2009/10 to 210 in 2015/16.

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health