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The government forecast up to 20 wells would be fracked by mid-2020, but only three have been so far.

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Lee Farrington, 29, was found with a stab wound to the leg and died the next day in hospital.

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Steven Durand, who has cerebral palsy, was reported missing from Preston on 28 October 2018.

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Lancashire police investigate two allegations of "sexual touching" at an event in Ormskirk.

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Senior politicians say rail firm Northern should reduce fares for passengers using Pacer trains.

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Lancashire's club chairman says it will be "one of the largest cricket stadiums in the country".

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The van "took out the garden wall of three properties" when it crashed on a street in Blackpool.

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Leicester defeat Burnley as the club pay an emotional tribute to late chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at the King Power Stadium.

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Dr Zuber Bux's actions were "misleading, dishonest and financially motivated", a tribunal finds.

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Developers are asked to explain delays to a 17m redevelopment plan for the derelict Frontierland.

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Live coverage of Wednesday's League One game between Coventry City and Fleetwood Town.

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Live coverage of Wednesday's League One game between Peterborough United and Accrington Stanley.

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Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Barton community.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Barton community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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