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Diane Cooke

Diane Cooke: Driven insane by my festive reality of muddy wellies and wet laundry

Diane Cooke: Our own biology often determines how we react to items of news

Diane Cooke: Our own biology often determines how we react to items of news

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Margo Grimshaw: Trips, slips and the Christmas shop – It’s just been one of those weeks...

Margo Grimshaw: Trips, slips and the Christmas shop – It’s just been one of those weeks...

Diane Cooke: Mums storing up future health problems by hitting the bottle

Diane Cooke: Mums storing up future health problems by hitting the bottle

Jewel of Nasik Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Nick Nunn wine column: November 30

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Diane Cooke: Kids expect a mountain of gifts under the Christmas tree

Diane Cooke: Kids expect a mountain of gifts under the Christmas tree

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Hautes-Cotes-de-Beaune 2014, £8.99, Lidl

Nick Nunn wine column: November 23

Diane Cooke: It could be a ‘do it yourself’ Christmas for me this year...

Diane Cooke: It could be a ‘do it yourself’ Christmas for me this year...

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NOMINATED: And Then There Were None, by Burnley Garrick

Stars in the running for theatre awards

I have treasured memories, like the tasty treat machine ...

I have treasured memories, like the tasty treat machine ...

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Ramon Bilbao Reserva 2008

Nick Nunn wine column: November 16

Diane Cooke: A country lacking bravery watches fellow man hurt as we stand by

Diane Cooke: A country lacking bravery watches fellow man hurt as we stand by

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Blackburn Cathedral

SATURDAY SERMON: Canon Andrea Titterington

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Diane Cooke: Social media doesn’t always cause eating disorders!

Diane Cooke: Social media doesn’t always cause eating disorders!

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Exquisite Limestone Coast Cabernet 2013, £6.49, Aldi

Nick Nunn wine column: November 2

Saturday Sermon: Rev. Toby Webber, Vicar of Altham and Clayton-le-Moors

Saturday Sermon: Rev. Toby Webber, Vicar of Altham and Clayton-le-Moors

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Shuiab Khan: I’ve had enough - I’m breaking up with my phone provider...

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Commitment to fast broadband

Commitment to fast broadband

Remarkable gesture to help the homeless

Remarkable gesture to help the homeless

When will the cuts ever end?

When will the cuts ever end?

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Festival is a major coup for East Lancashire

Festival is a major coup for East Lancashire

Fighting for voting right

Fighting for voting right

Road death figures must now be addressed

Road death figures must now be addressed

SATURDAY SERMON: We are good neighbours dedicated to living out our faith

SATURDAY SERMON: We are good neighbours dedicated to living out our faith

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Shuiab Khan: The big ‘I am’ types are not all they’re cracked up to be

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Being PC only makes it worse

Being PC only makes it worse

Bike heroes get their time to shine with TV advert

Bike heroes get their time to shine with TV advert

Insulting act of discrimination

Insulting act of discrimination

Common sense has  to prevail on austerity

Common sense has to prevail on austerity

Time we left EU after issues

Time we left EU after issues

Let’s hope charity ball can raise a huge amount

Let’s hope charity ball can raise a huge amount

Shuiab Khan: It’s good to talk even if its a load of nonsense!

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Tories taking security risks

Tories taking security risks

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Stitch in time to revive our proud cotton industry

Stitch in time to revive our proud cotton industry

TRADITIONAL: The Rising Sun in the multi-award winning village of Blacko

PUB REVIEW: The Rising Sun, Blacko

Closure was right decision

Closure was right decision

Extra time at doctor’s is what OAPs deserve

Extra time at doctor’s is what OAPs deserve

Capitalise on our own rubbish

Capitalise on our own rubbish

Twins’ safety must be the priority for our council

Twins’ safety must be the priority for our council

Diane Cooke: Anyone can make a cake. So what’s all the fuss about?

Diane Cooke: Anyone can make a cake. So what’s all the fuss about?

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Diane Cooke: What a carry on over new charge for the humble carrier bag

Diane Cooke: What a carry on over new charge for the humble carrier bag

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Diane Cooke: ‘When education stops nurturing and starts to hinder children’

Diane Cooke: ‘When education stops nurturing and starts to hinder children’

Jail terms are laughing stock

Jail terms are laughing stock

Plastic bag charge great news for the environment

Plastic bag charge great news for the environment

Should the cross remain?

Should the cross remain?

Considered views plea on fracture clinic move

Considered views plea on fracture clinic move

There is a need for our pools

There is a need for our pools

Honestly, it really isn’t that grim  up north

Honestly, it really isn’t that grim up north

Why pheasant shooting pays

Why pheasant shooting pays

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Bouquet for health trust’s  victory over infections

Bouquet for health trust’s victory over infections

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