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There were raids in Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria and Tayside on Tuesday morning.

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Terence Whall lay in wait for Gerald Corrigan and shot him as he tried to fix his satellite dish.

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A judge says the defendants "traded in human misery" and had carted people about "like freight".

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Teachers at two schools in deprived areas of Blackpool say they are "acting like social workers".

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Police say a group of youths - all girls - attacked a homeless woman in Lancaster city centre.

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Tyson Fury wins the WBC world heavyweight title after producing a sensational performance against Deontay Wilder.

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One of the first Muslim female councillors in Blackburn has refused to take part in a Labour selection process.

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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says his Cherries side were "very harshly treated" after losing to Burnley in a game that had a pivotal video assistant referee decision at its centre.

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Goals from Hal Robson-Kanu and Jake Livermore see West Brom extend their lead at the top of the Championship by beating Preston.

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Max Power salvages a point in the sixth minute of stoppage time as his dramatic late strike secures Sunderland a 1-1 draw against Fleetwood.

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Blackpool get their first win since Simon Grayson's sacking with a dramatic late 2-1 victory over Bolton.

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Oxford United put doubts over the future of head coach Karl Robinson behind them as they ease past Accrington.

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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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