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

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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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GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Mehdi Aitsilarbi, 16 and Destiny Ema, 13,were last seen around 8pm on Saturday, August 19in the Square Lane area.

APPEAL: Two boys missing from Catforth

Crime

See a relic from resort’s past at a St Michael’s cottage

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Club will carry on running beer and sausage festival despite Rotary pulling out

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Garstang’s first ukulele festival GarFest takes place at the Tithe Barn on Saturday, August 26

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Garstang Church busy helping overseas

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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

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
Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010

Rail fares have risen twice as much as wages since 2010

Transport

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

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Mehdi Aitsilarbi, 16 and Destiny Ema, 13,were last seen around 8pm on Saturday, August 19in the Square Lane area.

APPEAL: Two boys missing from Catforth

Crime

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

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
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A Level results at Cardinal Newman College, Preston
Ben Pennance, 3 Distinction* and A

Ben gets a byte of success with his exam grade

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

Minister Jeremy Hunt’s Royal Preston Hospital visit is gatecrashed

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From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Train.

Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Lifestyle
General manager Daniel Rich at the Barton Grange Hotel

Bosses at Barton Grange unveil results of £250,000 investment

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

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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
From left: Ian Young, Director of Governance, Finance and Public Services, Deputy council  leader Coun Albert Atkinson, council leader Coun Geoff Driver and Chief Executive Jo Turton at  the Lancashire County Council cabinet meeting August  21, 2017 when the ruling Conservative group voted for  a radical management restructure at the council.

Councillors vote to axe Chief Executive Jo Turton’s job at Lancashire County Council

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Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment

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

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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
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment

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
Sue Thompson, head of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, during preparations for her 140 mile sponsored walk with consultant oncologist Dr Gerry Skailes,

Rosemere Cancer Foundation's chief officer takes on mega walk for anniversary appeal

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We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

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