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Staff were forced to thoroughly disinfect the store and destroy products, Lancashire Police says.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chatted to pupils and thanked teachers at a Lancashire school.

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Rishi Sunak unveils a 750m package to keep charities afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Investigations are ongoing after 50 fire fighters were called to tackle the blaze on Tuesday.

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The wildfires at Saddleworth Moor and Winter Hill in 2018 were battled by hundreds of firefighters.

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The jersey, which smells of "sweat and champagne", was signed by all of England World Cup squad.

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Kelvin Baker, whose father died after a crash, wanted to thank NHS staff facing the Covid-19 crisis.

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Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care, a specialist ward for people who are very ill.

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Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.

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What is it like to have the coronavirus, how will it affect you and how is it treated?

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Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.

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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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