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Many schools in north-west England will not open until at least 22 June over coronavirus concerns.

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There are concerns coronavirus might be starting to spread in parts of England again.

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Brookside Care Home's owner Maggie Parr says she is struggling to order replacements.

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Merseyside Police inspector Graeme Rooney died after a crash while cycling in Altcar, Lancashire.

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A care home provider says 42% of staff who recently tested positive were not displaying symptoms.

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Alan Fare is accused of causing fatal head injuries to Mandy Houghton at her home in Nelson, Lancashire.

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

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Face coverings are to become compulsory for people using public transport in England.

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People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.

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Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.

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Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.

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Wales is the latest part of the UK to launch a tracing system, but how do they work?

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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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