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Law student Aya Hachem died when shots were fired from a passing car in Blackburn, Lancashire.

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Transport minister Andrew Stephenson said a tweet claiming he had died was "malicious and distressing".

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The vehicle was eventually stopped by police on the M62 and four people were arrested.

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Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley.

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The government has approved the reopening of children's play areas but many in England remain shut.

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The department has been closed since March as part of plans to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Conservative councillor James Rogerson is criticised for making "totally inappropriate" comments.

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A 21-year-old man survives flipping his Skoda onto its roof after crashing on a dual carriageway.

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Burnley captain Ben Mee says he is "humbled" by the response to his comments about the "White Lives Matter" banner that flew over Etihad Stadium.

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Charlie Belcher and Joshua Hayward-Jones are given letters of commendation for their actions.

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Wycombe's Adebayo Akinfenwa says he was "dehumaised" by a derogatory comment during their play-off tie against Fleetwood.

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Sam Dawes is spending her spare time making the waterproof covers for rough sleepers.

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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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