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Lancashire recommends... festive experiences

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Problems with ice are also being reported on the M65 between junctions 5 and 6.

Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Transport
60% are incorrectly planning to recycle shiny or glittery wrapping paper

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport

Under age drinking warning as study finds sixth of parents let young drink at 14

Health

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

Business

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Crime

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment

Ice warning for Lancashire drivers

Transport
Picket line outside Preston

Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
The busiest days are predicted to be December 20, 21 and 22

Fears of four hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

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Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Crime
Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Crime
The 1st Garstang Rangers (top) had their collection box stolen from the Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival, which included a marching band and procession (bottom).

Youth group hit by thieves at Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival

Crime
Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime

Time is running out to help needy children

Education
Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

Education

Fulwood library officially re-opens 14 months after closure

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Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education
Big Interview Vera Waters, author, counsellor and life coach

Caring Chorley pioneer took a Red Rose heart all around the world

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Virgin Trains' workers 'solidly supporting' pay strike

Transport
"ATM deserts" could be created

Link says it is 'committed to maintaining geographical coverage of free ATMs'

Business
Royal Mail recommends that people post early

Royal Mail workers flat-out before posting deadlines

Business
County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

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Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

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The council will meet on Thursday at County Hall.

Council recruitment drive follows criticism by Ombudsman.

Health

Most Britons think amount of waste generated at Christmas 'unacceptable'

Environment
Many Britons  are still nervous about clearing snow for fear of getting punished

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your driveway? And what you should NEVER use

Environment
County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

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The regulator said it wants suppliers to "go the extra mile" and take firmer action on tackling leaks

Water watchdog vows to cut bills for households in England and Wales

Environment

Under age drinking warning as study finds sixth of parents let young drink at 14

Health
Be prepared for those questions

How to answer 9 of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

Health
Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

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Plain dried pasta and noodles are still free

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Health
Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

Silence on Lancashire County Council's health contract with Virgin

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