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Racist slurs were left on three occasions at the gate of Masjid E Salaam Mosque in Preston.

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Up to 50 firefighters were called to the scene above Oldham at Knott Hill, Delph.

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Saqib Mahmood takes 6-37 as Lancashire beat Northants by 45 runs via the DLS method in their One-Day Cup game.

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The horse, named Morecambe, was responding to "disorder" at a League One game when it fell on to metal barriers.

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Amateur James Cahill pulls off one of the biggest shocks in Crucible history by beating five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.

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The man was found with head injuries at a home in Morecambe and pronounced dead at the scene.

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Chelsea defender David Luiz accuses Burnley of "anti-football" as the Blues are held to a frustrating draw at Stamford Bridge.

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Having become the first amateur to qualify for the World Championship, James Cahill says he "owes" his career to his family.

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How the local elections pan out in Lancashire may come down the numbers at the polling stations.

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Local business awards are given to two national chains after the choice is put to a public vote.

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Morecambe co-chairman Rod Taylor says they have to move forward after securing their League Two status.

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Accrington move five points clear of the League One relegation zone with a 2-1 win at promotion-chasers Doncaster.

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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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