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David Cameron

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: David Cameron heading back to 10 Downing Street

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Cllr Joe Cooney, European Committee of the Regions

EU seat of power for LibDems

Bus subsidies under review in East Lancashire

Bus subsidies under review in East Lancashire

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Problem Blackburn house in ‘hostel’ bid

Problem Blackburn house in ‘hostel’ bid

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Three other East Lancashire boroughs featured in the top 10, with Hyndburn third, Blackburn with Darwen fourth and Rossendale eighth.

Burnley worst in UK for empty properties

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The orchestra says it has no choice but to close

Cuts force closure of Lancashire Sinfonietta

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Plans to have cars mounting kerb in Pendle ‘would make it safer’

Plans to have cars mounting kerb in Pendle ‘would make it safer’

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Shock announcement as Hyndburn Council scraps £165k of community funding

Shock announcement as Hyndburn Council scraps £165k of community funding

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Proxy vote counting in progress

Crackdown on election fraud in East Lancashire

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Blackburn toddler Ava-Jayne Marie Corless

Tough new penalties for dangerous dog owners welcomed by East Lancs MP

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23 children in council care looking for families in East Lancs

23 children in council care looking for families in East Lancs

Longer prison sentences for disqualified drivers who cause death on roads

Longer prison sentences for disqualified drivers who cause death on roads

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BID’s £60k to improve Blackburn town centre

BID’s £60k to improve Blackburn town centre

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A flashback to artist Richard Tymon displaying his work in the ‘Blackburn is Open’ shop

Project aiming to bring 15 new businesses to Blackburn

New sites for Ribble Valley Euro election stations

New sites for Ribble Valley Euro election stations

Probe launched  over Tory councillors who voted for plans in Pendle

Probe launched over Tory councillors who voted for plans in Pendle

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Lancashire council investment 'hypocritical'

Lancashire council investment 'hypocritical'

Nine-year-old Timo Farnhill, of Darwen, takes a closer look at one of the displays

Bugs are the stars of Blackburn museum centenary event

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Curtis Baron, 21, and Cassie Bestwick, 18, check out the booklet

Students in call for improved Blackburn nightlife

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Darwen and Rossendale MP Jake Berry was invited to put forward a guest ale in the Strangers Bar in the Palace of Westminister

BARRED: Beer in honour of Britannia Coconut Dancers rejected in House of Commons

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Lancashire academy trust gets another recruit

Lancashire academy trust gets another recruit

Eddie Duxberry has spoken against the tax,

Disabled are the hardest hit, says Blackburn action group champion

NIGEL WHITEHEAD

£125m BAE contract protects jobs

Shahabuddin Solkar and his wife Shamin were shocked to find no Asian women on Blackburn with Darwen Council

Move for more South Asian women politicians in East Lancashire

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Joining up’ services in Blackburn with Darwen will help vulnerable people

Joining up’ services in Blackburn with Darwen will help vulnerable people

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Path to parliament led by Inspirational women

Blackburn man prosecuted for allowing indoor smoking at shisha lounge

Man prosecuted for allowing indoor smoking at Blackburn shisha lounge

East Lancashire local election candidates revealed

East Lancashire local election candidates revealed

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Candidates revealed as battle lines drawn for East Lancs local elections

Candidates revealed as battle lines drawn for East Lancs local elections

Hyndburn MP concerned about poverty in the borough

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Hyndburn and Haslingden MP Graham Jones

East Lancashire MP’s in Commons betting machines blast

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MP Gordon Birtwistle faces rival for leadership

Kate Hollern

Kate Hollern officially bids to succeed Jack Straw as Blackburn MP

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East Lancashire MEP welcomes nuclear plants investment

Gordon Birtwistle wins apology from Labour

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Unite fight against North West job cuts

Ex-Burnley MP Peter Pike supports single authority ‘super-council’

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Will Straw

Will Straw welcomed Andrew Gwynne to Darwen and Rawtenstall

Mark Townsend

Opposition to plans for new homes blasted by Burnley councillor

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‘Worried’ government offers extra cash to East Lancs councils for applications to drill for shale

‘Worried’ government offers extra cash to East Lancs councils for applications to drill for shale

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‘Greater risk of poll fraud’ in East Lancashire

‘Greater risk of poll fraud’ in East Lancashire

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UKIP leader cuts business summit in East Lancashire to a half-day

UKIP leader cuts business summit in East Lancashire to a half-day

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Minute’s silence cut from Nelson agenda following anonymous objections

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Hyndburn MP worried over later retirement age plans

Pay rise plan for East Lancashire MPs is slammed

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Peter Pike

Former Burnley MP Peter Pike praised during tributes to Nelson Mandela

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What we’ll do with the money...

Three East Lancashire MPs would give away pay rise

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LIVE BLOG: George Osborne's Autumn Statement

Live LIVE BLOG: George Osborne's Autumn Statement

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Burnley bailiff service faces possible axe

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Paul Nuttall

PM's immigration plans a 'hill of beans' says East Lancashire MEP

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