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Lancashire villagers build flood defence dam after funding snub

BBC Lancashire - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 17:44
Churchtown residents raised £100,000 to build an embankment designed by local farmers.
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Poor hospital records 'could cost lives' in Blackpool

BBC Lancashire - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 16:45
A coroners says "future deaths will occur" unless action is taken to improve handling of paperwork.
Categories: Lancashire

Report finds keeping Chorley A&E open not 'clinically viable'

BBC Lancashire - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:56
A report outlines eight "viable" options for urgent and emergency care across Central Lancashire.
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Luke Wood: Lancashire sign Nottinghamshire bowler on three-year deal

BBC Lancashire - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 11:16
Luke Wood rejects a new deal at boyhood club Nottinghamshire to sign for Lancashire.
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Lancashire fracking: 1.6 magnitude tremor halts work

BBC Lancashire - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:53
Cuadrilla said micro seismicity had been recorded near Blackpool at 20:46 BST on Wednesday.
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Preston North End 3-1 Stoke City: Jack Butland makes two errors in Potters loss

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 22:20
Stoke boss Nathan Jones says "something must be on the mind" of goalkeeper Jack Butland after the Potters' defeat by Preston.
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HS2: Review to examine costs and benefits of rail project

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:51
It will look at the costs and benefits, with a “go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.
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Man charged with murder over Blackpool street attack death

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:10
William Beattie is charged with the murder of Gary Williams, who died two days after being assaulted.
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No-deal Brexit 'could cost North West England £20bn'

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:55
The forecast is double the region's spending on health and education but the CBI denies 'scaremongering'.
Categories: Lancashire

Joey Barton & Danny Cowley question 'integrity' of League One

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:43
The EFL says the integrity of League One is "of paramount importance" after criticism from Joey Barton and Danny Cowley.
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Blackburn man tried to kill dad in revenge for child sex crimes

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 14:34
Daniel Green bludgeoned his elderly father on the head with a porcelain figure at his care home.
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Lindsay Birbeck: Accrington quarry searched for missing mum

BBC Lancashire - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 08:33
Police urge the public to stay away from the "dangerous" site as they look for Lindsay Birbeck.
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Accrington Stanley 2-3 Shrewsbury Town

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:57
Substitute Daniel Udoh's last-minute goal completes a superb come-from-behind win for Shrewsbury at Accrington.
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Gillingham 2-2 Blackpool

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:30
Blackpool extend their unbeaten start to the season after coming from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw against winless Gillingham.
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Fleetwood Town 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:17
Paddy Madden leaves it late to snatch a point for Fleetwood as they fought back to draw 1-1 with Wycombe at Highbury.
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Hull City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers: Derrick Williams goal gives Rovers win

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:05
Hull City are made to pay for missing a penalty as Derrick Williams' goal sees Blackburn Rovers to victory in the Championship.
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James Anderson: England seamer returns to action for Lancashire second XI

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:57
England's James Anderson bowls nine overs for Lancashire's second XI as he bids to prove his fitness for the rest of the Ashes.
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Fracking: UK shale reserves may be smaller than previously estimated

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:01
Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.
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County Championship: Lancashire seamers complete innings win over Glamorgan

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:42
Division Two leaders Lancashire thrash Glamorgan by an innings and 150 runs with a fine performance from their seam quartet.
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Lindsay Birbeck: Accrington Stanley in missing mum appeal

BBC Lancashire - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:05
Accrington Stanley will screen an appeal to find the mother-of-two who has been missing for eight days.
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