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Brave auntie who shielded her niece from Manchester terror attack confirmed among victims

The family of a brave auntie who shielded niece from the Manchester Arena terror attack has confirmed she is among the dead.
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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

Missing schoolgirl Olivia Campbell confirmed among Manchester Arena bomb blast victims

The mother of a 15-year-old girl has paid tribute to her "precious" daughter as she revealed she had died in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Royal Preston Hospital

Total smoking ban at hospital sites

Smoking will be completely banned from the grounds of The Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals by the end of the month.

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Police officers outside the Manchester Arena

Terror attack: Pupils offered counselling

Young people across Lancashire caught up in the Manchester terror attack are being offered counselling.

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23 May 2017.......    Red Rose White Rose for Manchester bombing. Picture Tony Johnson.

Adlington vigil tonight for Manchester victims

Guides in Adlington, near Chorley, are inviting the public to attend a special vigil this evening in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

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The RMT has suspended planned strike action following the Manchester bombing

Rail strikes suspended following terror attack

Rail strikes planned for next week have been suspended as a show of 'solidarity' with the people of Manchester following yesterday's terror attack

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Groom Lee Burns and bride Kirsty Walkden from Chorley enjoy going to comic conventions

Superheroes join forces in marriage

Batman is to tie the knot with Wonder Woman with their newborn Robyn in tow.

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Little left to salvage from village site after major fire devastated vehicle workshop

A car workshop is counting the cost of a major blaze in Mawdesley which raged for over four hours on Friday morning.

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Derek Caren and Sue Moore

Mental health ‘A&E’ house opening in Coppull

A crisis house to serve people suffering from a breakdown in their mental health has opened in Coppull.

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Georgina meeting her idol Ariana Grande at a gig two years ago

School prays for bomb victim Georgina

Pupils and staff at bomb victim Georgina Callander’s old school were holding a special assembly today to remember the popular student.

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Georgina Callander

Friends pay tribute to “beautiful girl” killed in Manchester Arena bombing

The first victim of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber was named this morning as an 18-year-old student from Runshaw College in Leyland.

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A police cordon is in place around Manchester Arena

Chief constable pledges support to people of Manchester

Lancashire's chief constable has called for unity and vigilance in the wake of the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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Bishop of Blackburn Julian Henderson (right) and the Bishop of Burnley Philip North

Bishops attack Manchester bombing as “barbaric beyond words or belief.”

Anglican bishops in Lancashire have issued a joint statement today condemning the bombing at the Manchester Arena.

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Chorley Police Station flag at half mast

County church opens for special prayers for bomb attack victims

A Chorley church has been opened for special prayers for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack.

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Animals raise a glass for St Catherine’s hospice

Peacocks, sharks and toucans were among the animals buying rounds of beer at an animal pub crawl on Saturday.

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Around 25 firefighters raced to a major blaze at a property in Heskin, say fire services.

Firefighters battle major blaze at Heskin property

Around 25 firefighters raced to a major blaze at a property in Heskin, say fire services.

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A man has gone missing from Ribbleton in what is described as 'out of character' behaviour. Pic: Lancs Police

APPEAL: Ribbleton man missing in 'out of character' behaviour

A man has gone missing from Ribbleton in what is described as 'out of character' behaviour, say police.

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Lightnings past and present

Lightning strikes twice at aero site

Lightning has struck twice for workers at one of Lancashire’s biggest aircraft plants.

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