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People must "stick with" social distancing despite the warm weather forecast over the weekend, a minister says.

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NHS staff and other key workers can still book accommodation through a programme called Frontline Stays.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chatted to pupils and thanked teachers at a Lancashire school.

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Statistics show people from ethnic minorities have been hard hit by coronavirus in the US, but what about the UK?

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Holidaymakers say they are struggling to get refunds on cancelled holidays due to the lockdown.

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Greater Manchester Police says it also had to disperse hundreds of people who had gathered outdoors.

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Students away from universities shut down by coronavirus want to stop paying rent.

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Giuseppe Conte tells the BBC EU leaders need to rise to the challenge of the pandemic.

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While many charities have welcomed the government's 750m package, others say more help is needed.

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Staff were forced to thoroughly disinfect the store and destroy products, Lancashire Police says.

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Attendance rates are concerning professionals working to protect vulnerable children in the UK.

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Leading journalists remember Paul Lambert - known as "Gobby" - as a central character at Westminster.

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Community News

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.


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.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

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 England community.

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

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