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East Lancashire set to be battered by remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo

12:42pm Mon 20 Oct 14

EAST Lancashire is expected to be battered by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo over the next two days.

UPDATE: Man and four children hurt in Accrington crash

9:00am Mon 20 Oct 14

A MAN and four children were taken to hospital following a crash in Accrington.

East Lancashire hospital chiefs look at plans to call in army

10:04am Mon 20 Oct 14

HOSPITAL bosses are drawing up plans in which army medics could help plug gaps in their workforce.

Chemical leak scare closes Accrington town centre

9:11am Mon 20 Oct 14

FIRE crews cordoned off a large area of Accrington town centre on Saturday as they investigated a possible chemical…

Accrington schoolgirl missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks

8:30am Mon 20 Oct 14

ACCRINGTON schoolgirl Olivia Diamond missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks, it has…

Clash over Blackburn with Darwen Council’s unused £400K

5:30pm Mon 20 Oct 14

A POLITICAL row has broken out over how to spend £400,000 saved from Blackburn with Darwen Council’s education…

Legendary rockers Status Quo set summer date at Hoghton Tower

5:30pm Mon 20 Oct 14

STATUS Quo will be ‘rockin’ all over’ the surroundings of Hoghton Tower next year in aid of St Catherine’s…

Biggest poppy ever seen in Blackburn set to blossom next month

5:16pm Mon 20 Oct 14

THE biggest poppy ever seen in Blackburn is expected to blossom at a school next month.

East Lancashire residents warned over late tax returns

5:00pm Mon 20 Oct 14

HM Revenue and Customs is warning people in East Lancashire who have to complete a 2013/14 tax return that paper…

Bus saver fares to continue across East Lancashire

4:59pm Mon 20 Oct 14

BUS bosses have announced that a trial cut-price travel deal – for evening passengers in East Lancashire – is…


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