ACCOUNTANTS have gone back to school - without leaving the office.
DESPITE the revision in recent years of its socialist doctrines, it still ill-behoves Labour to be party which axed the principle of free higher education - if only because it will hurt the middle class whose votes it courted in order to get elected.
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SUNDAY hero Jason Gallian today handed bubbling Lancashire another boost - a hint that he wants to stay with the county.
AEROSPACE firms from across the region heard how quality was the key to improved competitiveness when more than 70 representatives of Lancashire aerospace companies attended a seminar at Northern Technologies, Nelson.
VIOLENCE erupted for the second night running on the Stoops council estate in Burnley when police in full riot gear were bombarded with stones, bottles and petrol bombs.
A NEW bid for Blackburn brewers Matthew Brown was looking more certain after Scottish and Newcastle sold its stake in a hotel group.
MERCY crews from Lancashire Ambulance service will be taking to the canal to paddle for charity.
POLICE and RSPCA officers wearing protective gear removed about 20 dogs from a terrace house in Nelson after complaints from residents.
ABOUT your "Schools on Risk List" article (LET, July 15), while I was attending my son's sports day at Shadsworth Junior School, Blackburn, three young hooligans invaded the school playing fields, shouting abuse and threatening the youngsters with large sticks.
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NIGHTCLUBBERS are being urged to help track down a rapist who attacked a mother of two as she enjoyed an evening out with friends.
THE less-than-euphoric reaction to the new IRA ceasefire underlines how hard it is to be optimistic for a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
A PRESTIGIOUS public service award has attracted a mammoth entry from Lancashire.
CHRIS Waddle is ready to make his Burnley debut against Glenavon on Thursday, writes TONY DEWHURST.
THE SUN put its hat on for the start of seaside-style frolics being staged to create a holiday-at-home atmosphere for town centre shoppers in Blackburn.
A PACKAGE of proposals has been put together in a bid to tempt developers to take on the job of demolishing the unpopular Mill Hill flats.
I WRITE to complain about Blackburn with Darwen Council and in support of Mr Geoff Hindle who has the ice cream van outside Darwen Market Hall.
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DOORS from the now closed Haslingden Conservative Club have left Rossendale bound for America.
Mark Woodhouse meets Peter Salmon, director of programmes for Granada TV
REGARDING the article "Smokey flees blaze yobs," (LET, July 14) on the cat that was rescued from a smoke-filled house, what made me mad was the evil of the yobs that kicked the cat about and chased it back into the building. They must be callous youths who have no feelings for anyone or anything.
BOSSES in the North West are less confident about increasing orders in the coming months.
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CUSTOMERS of a newsagents which was hit by vandals two nights in a row have left a message for the culprits in case they decide to return.
A QUICK-thinking little girl saved a family of seven after her brother who is fascinated by fire set the bedroom alight.