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Millionaire car dealer Ian Workman was given a life sentence in 2011 for stabbing his wife to death.

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Stephen Mellor served 14 years in prison but now wants to stop youngsters repeating his mistakes.

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The Harris Museum in Preston says the moon exhibition has attracted a record number of visitors.

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Police are hunting Christopher Wright who was jailed in 2014 for sexual assault and attempted kidnap.

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Fahim Adam has been jailed for 30 months for collecting extremist magazines on his mobile phone.

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Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes strike second-half goals as Burnley beat Tottenham on Harry Kane's return from injury.

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A 100-strong gang set up camp at the Thwaites site in May, causing more than 300,000 of damage.

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Coastguards think the man lost control of the scooter on the seafront at Blackpool.

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A cyclist suffered serious head injuries when he crashed into a wall while being chased, police say.

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Robert Murgatroyd claimed his handling of a crash should be made into a film, prosecutors said.

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The probe follows an inquiry into alleged mistreatment of patients at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

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Che Adams scores his 20th and 21st Championship goals of the season as Birmingham City draw against Blackburn Rovers.

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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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