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Arriva bus services in Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire are affected.

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Under-16s academy player Jordan Moseley "died suddenly", the club says.

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The town's three Victorian piers are under threat from rising sea levels and extreme weather.

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A judge is asked to decide if the feeding of a "minimally conscious" woman continues.

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BAE and Cammell Laird are bidding for a MoD contract to build five low-cost warships.

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Spilt fuel, emergency repairs and a burning lorry cost millions in wasted time and money.

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After battling IS troops to take back Raqqa, Kimmie Taylor worries about police action in the UK.

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Thirteen people including at least two teenage boys claimed the bishop abused them, say police.

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Gary Fletcher admits killing a woman after her body was found in a cupboard at their Burnley home.

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Chorley take to social media to make a cheeky plea for eligible players to face Fleetwood Town in the FA Cup first round.

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Blackburn Rovers are left ruing missed chances as Plymouth Argyle hang on for a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park.

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Curtis Tilt's first goal for the club earns Blackpool a first win in five matches with a 2-1 triumph over Bury at Bloomfield Road.

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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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: East South Easterly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:43 BST, Sunset: 18:05 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1003mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:45 BST, Sunset: 18:03 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (48F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 987mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:47 BST, Sunset: 18:00 BST

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