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Most popular names for babies born in Lancashire revealed by Office for National Statistics

Data shows Noah was the most popular name for boys in the UK.

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New Lancashire Labour leader elected - and sets sights on county council control

A long-serving Lancashire county councillor has become the new leader of the opposition Labour group on the authority - and he says his sole focus is taking control of County Hall from the Tories at next year’s local elections.

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Burnley-born star Lucien Laviscount gives update on James Bond rumours

Lucien Laviscount even thanks David Beckham for getting him into acting

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'I used to hear voices - now I help others who hear the same'

Anthony Kenyon was given his diagnosis when he was a child

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Burnley man wanted by police in connection with alleged assault

John Marsden is wanted for a section 20 assault

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'I thought the doctors would tell me it was nothing, but it hit me like an avalanche'

'They've basically said in the next five years, make memories'

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Twin sisters go viral on TikTok after hilarious reaction to cost of ice creams in Burnley's Towneley Park

Identical twin sisters from Burnley have gone viral on the social media platform TikTok after their hilarious reaction to how much two ice creams would cost them on a trip to the park.

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15 East Lancashire pubs we've loved and lost and what they became

The traditional and popular boozers of Accrington, Burnley and Blackburn that are sadly no longer around

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Channel 4's Location, Location, Location is looking for house hunters in Lancashire for its new series

Channel 4’s primetime property programme Location, Location, Location is looking for house hunters in Lancashire to take part in its new series.

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Ellis's: Burnley burger bar moving to former Mix and Astoria building

Burnley burger bar Ellis's is moving from its Manchester Road location – but you won't have to travel too far to get your loaded fries fix.

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Freaky 10ft-wall of foam like 'solid washing up liquid' bubbles down Burnley stream

"The wall of foam was over 10 feet high and looked amazing. Then it struck me what sort of damage this could have done to wildlife there."

Lancs Live - Burnley

BBC statement as DEPHER CIC founder James Anderson criticises investigation

James Anderson has had his British Citizen Award rescinded following the airing of the documentary

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Man with Burnley links wanted on recall to prison

Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a 26-year-old man wanted on recall to prison and for a section 20 assault.

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Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham confirms £20m. more funding needed for Environment Agency's Padiham flood defence scheme

Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham has admitted it “won’t be easy” to find £20m. of further funding needed for Padiham’s much-vaunted flood defence scheme, after it was revealed the Environment Agency had paused work on the project.

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Awaab's Law: Labour's Oliver Ryan backing Burnley Express petition to protect private tenants from toxic mould and damp

"I 100% back" a campaign to protect private tenants from toxic mould and damp, says Labour's Parliamentary candidate for Burnley.

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Mark's Chair For Hope goes on tour in Burnley to help raise awareness of suicide

A Burnley project to help raise awareness of suicide has gone on tour, marking Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Colne barber Stuart Craig talks on We Evolve project to support mental health

A Colne barber who set up a fitness project to support mental health issues has spoken about the positive impact it is making.

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Burnley retro: 42 decade-old photos from Posh nightclub

If you could bring back one Burnley bar or club, which one would it be?

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Burnley Council forced to explain why town hall lights were on at '5am on a Saturday'

“I’ve checked with officers and on this particular occasion there was no early morning taking place"

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Burnley Council anger and disappointment as Environment Agency pauses Padiham flood defence scheme

A hugely important flood defence scheme for Padiham, years in the making, has been put on hold by the Environment Agency.