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Bank of Dave review – underdog story of an everyman v Eton poshos
Rory Kinnear is brilliant in this warming comedy about a Burnley businessman who took on London’s elite and won

Cath Clarke

15, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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When Burnley was the UK’s cultural capital | Letter
Letter: In the 1940s, the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells ballet and opera companies took refuge in the north, writes Austen Lynch

24, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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David Smith obituary
Other lives: Burnley solicitor who served his Lancashire town in many ways

Rebecca Hay

23, Nov, 2022 @1:20 PM

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‘It’s going to hit everyone’: warning from town with highest inflation in England
High levels of poverty and poor home energy efficiency make Burnley’s inflation rate 11.5%

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

25, Aug, 2022 @12:28 PM

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Train ticket ‘jokes’ were rooted in racism | Brief letters
Brief letters: Fictitious journeys | Online museum visits | The Tories’ view of graft | Delia’s egg-pricking instruction


17, Aug, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Greens get out and about in Burnley in push for more local election success
Party believes being visible and knocking on lots of doors is helping it win votes from ‘complacent’ rivals

Peter Walker Political correspondent

19, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Peter Pike obituary
Labour politician whose two decades of dedicated service as MP for Burnley came out of wartime evacuation there as a schoolboy

Julia Langdon

10, Jan, 2022 @7:31 PM

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‘We’ve been hammered’: on the breadline in Burnley
First the pandemic, now the universal credit cut is taking a toll and there is scepticism about ‘levelling up’

John Harris

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Boris Johnson urged to look into death of British woman in Pakistan
Kelsey Devlin’s family in Burnley had concerns for her welfare and want transparency over how she died

Helen Pidd in Burnley and Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

09, Jul, 2021 @4:51 PM

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‘Lockdowns by stealth’: what are the rules in eight areas of England?
The government has been criticised for imposing guidance on India Covid variant hotspots

Helen Pidd and Ian Sample

25, May, 2021 @2:52 PM

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Confusion after government’s ‘lockdown by stealth’ Covid advice
Labour health spokesman calls for withdrawal of travel limits in areas targeted by changed guidance

Heather Stewart, Helen Pidd, Sasha Mistlin and Kevin Rawlinson

25, May, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Donna Coleman died after Covid ran riot at Burnley College. Should it have been open?
Donna, 42, was a devoted and popular member of the teaching staff. Yet at the height of the second wave, working conditions left her terrified of doing the job she loved

Sirin Kale

27, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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