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Daniel Green bludgeoned his elderly father on the head with a porcelain figure at his care home.

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The forecast is double the region's spending on health and education but the CBI denies 'scaremongering'.

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William Beattie is charged with the murder of Gary Williams, who died two days after being assaulted.

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Police urge the public to stay away from the "dangerous" site as they look for Lindsay Birbeck.

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It will look at the costs and benefits, with a "go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.

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The EFL says the integrity of League One is "of paramount importance" after criticism from Joey Barton and Danny Cowley.

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England's James Anderson bowls nine overs for Lancashire's second XI as he bids to prove his fitness for the rest of the Ashes.

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Hoteliers rushed to help an 18-month-old girl, who was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.

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Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.

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He is accused of attempted rape and trespass with intent to rape.

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Stoke boss Nathan Jones says "something must be on the mind" of goalkeeper Jack Butland after the Potters' defeat by Preston.

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Hull City are made to pay for missing a penalty as Derrick Williams' goal sees Blackburn Rovers to victory in the Championship.

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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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