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Man suffers suspected broken jaw after being attacked by armed gang in his Darwen home

Man suffers suspected broken jaw after being attacked by armed gang in his Darwen home

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DISGRACED: Basharat Ditta was jailed for three years in November 2013 after he was caught up in drugs conspiracy charges

DISGRACED: Well-known former Blackburn lawyer who dealt with drug dealers loses appeal

Firefighters cut men from car following crash on M65

Firefighters cut men from car following crash on M65

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Firefighters called to house fire in Blackburn after unattended candle sets bedroom alight

Firefighters called to house fire in Blackburn after unattended candle sets bedroom alight

The Flying Scotsman pulls in to Blackburn Railway Station

Hundreds brave cold and rain to see historic Flying Scotsman stop at Blackburn Railway Station

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Taxi driver racially abused by yob who accused him of being a ‘terrorist’

Taxi driver racially abused by yob who accused him of being a ‘terrorist’

APPEAL: Head teacher Alison Padgett with pupils and their road safety reminder sign

Headteacher urges parents to walk kids to school after flood of bad parking complaints

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Police investigation launched after Audi A4 stolen from outside Blackburn home

Police investigation launched after Audi A4 stolen from outside Blackburn home

LIFESAVERS: Kim Hirst and Simon Fort at Liverpool John Lennon Airport after helping the 18-year-old woman on the A666 in Bolton

Holidaymakers help save life of 18-year-old woman who fell from bridge on to A666

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VICTIM: Former Telegraph journalist Gary Carter and wife Gemma

Carer jailed after unprovoked and ‘cowardly’ attack on former Lancashire Telegraph reporter

LIFESAVERS: Kim Hurst and Simon Fort at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Holidaymakers help save life of teen who fell from A666 bridge on their way to airport

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IN STEAM: Flying Scotsman

DON'T MISS IT! Flying Scotsman to steam through Blackburn today...

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Van destroyed in suspected arson attack

Van destroyed in suspected arson attack

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STANCE: Ms Qureshi said she is proud of Bolton's history but thinks a fairer system is needed

UKIP accuses Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi of doing a u-turn on asylum seekers to win votes

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WRONG: Yasmin Qureshi MP has rubbished the comments

"Absolute rubbish" - MPs react to claim that its harder for politicians to come out as gay in Bolton than in London

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ZODIAC: According to Chinese astrology, your birth year's animal can affect your personality, fortune and love life

How Chinese New Year may affect your love life - 5 essential questions

ZODIAC: According to Chinese astrology, your birth year's animal can affect your personality, fortune and love live

How Chinese New Year may affect your love life - 5 essential questions

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Bury North MP David Nuttall

BURY MP says he cannot solve all the problems of those he represents because Brussels has taken too much power

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ACCUSED: Jacob Cartwright outside Bolton Crown Court

Carer accused of stealing pensioner's cash claims she asked him to withdraw £900 over three days

APPEAL: Diane Morgan

Bolton comedian Diane Morgan contributes to National Doodle Day

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LESSON: Teaching assistant Catherine Grayson cooks a stir fry at Bowness Primary School

Waiting list for healthy eating cookery classes for children in Little Lever

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A Gumtree advert for a smartphone

Thieves posing as online buyers steal mobile from Gumtree seller

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INJURY: Katrina Coucill

Victim who lost eye says stiletto attack in pub ruined her life

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STREET: How the area currently looks

Work to start on £3 million scheme to revamp Newport Street

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Bolton's Lady Godiva (Madge Goodall) riding along Newport Street for the BBC television series Baden's Week on April 20, 1971

PICTURE GALLERY: The changing face of Newport Street, Bolton

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Incident in Accrington

Woman taken to hospital after being hit by car in Accrington

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COMMENTS: UKIP leader Cllr Sean Hornby

Bolton postal vote row: UKIP and Lib Dems join Tory calls for investigation as Labour brands allegations outrageous

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PIC: Sam Yates

Six vehicle smash on M65 causes long delays

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Burnley Crown Court

Father blasted by crown court judge for letting sons deal cannabis from his Accrington home

Blackburn station

Man who drunk 'gigantic' amount of alcohol shouted racist abuse at police officer after fight at Blackburn station

DRIVING: Traffic flows during roadworks near Samlesbury Hall but there are hold-ups at peak times

Blackburn commuters frustrated by long delays after roadworks block main road

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The mental health ward was evacuated at the Royal Bolton Hospital after a blaze broke out

Mental health ward evacuated after fire at hospital

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We want East Lancashire's Valentine's Day love stories

We want East Lancashire's Valentine's Day love stories

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JOY: Headteacher Debbie Hopwood with youngsters from left Alana Fink, Olivia Walsh, Callum Taylor, Alexus Morris, David Widdocks  and Kian Dodd

School praised for making "dreams come true" receives highest possible Ofsted result

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COMMUNICATION: Sign language students Charlie Thorp 16, Lucy Worthington 16,Georgia Whittle 17, and front Ethan Graham 16

Sign language classes on the timetable at sixth form

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Rail enthusiast Colin Billingham, has died aged 88

VIDEO: Fascinating model of Bury's rail heyday opens days after tragic creator's death

Tonge Moor and former Wanted singer Tom Parker

Tonge Moor singer and former Wanted star Tom Parker joins Channel 4 show The Jump

IT'S GOOD TO TALK: The panel at The Bolton News radio debate

Bolton News radio debate sees sports agree to work together on summer clash

SELLER: Maxine Peake selling the Big Issue outside the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester

Bolton actress Maxine Peake swaps the theatre for the streets to sell Big Issue

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SHOW: The tweet sent to Paddy McGuinness

Take Me Out star Paddy McGuinness accuses Teletubbies of 'plagiarism'

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INTERESTING: The Gruffalo in Bolton to promote National Libraries Day and is pictured reading about his own adventures

SPOTTED: Children's favourite the Gruffalo seen reading his own book outside Bolton Central Library

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INCIDENT: The M66 between junction two at Bury and junction one at Ramsbottom. Picture: Google Maps

UPDATED Severe delays as a van overturns on the M66

INCIDENT: The Rock, Bury

Firefighters forced to break into coffee shop after fire alarm sounded

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RESPONSE: The University of Bolton

University hits back at claims it is one of 'UK’s least transparent'

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Sinitta 'punched by reality star Dawn Ward' during row at London restaurant

Sinitta 'punched by reality star Dawn Ward' during row at London restaurant

FAILED: Paul Yearsley

Bolton millionaire drug dealer fails to overturn conviction with 'entrapment' claim

SPEED: Dillon Murphy travelled at around 50mph along Blackburn's Spring Lane as he tried to avoid police

BANNED: 'Extremely stupid’ learner driver led police on high-speed chase through Blackburn

Bury's collection bins

Bury bin men say they are seeing more rats since 3-week collections were introduced

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IN PICTURES: 52 reasons why Bolton in brilliant

IN PICTURES: 47 reasons why Bolton is brilliant

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Bury Hospice in Rochdale Old Road, Bury

Independent review to take place into Bury Hospice workings

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