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heraldscotland
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heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
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The Inverness Courier
Scotland boss Ronald Ross fired up for Irish tests(Newtonmore), Steven MacDonald (Newtonmore), Glen MacKintosh (Newtonmore), Mike
The Inverness Courier / Posted yesterday
(Newtonmore), Steven MacDonald (Newtonmore), Glen MacKintosh (Newtonmore), Mike Russell (Newtonmore), Daniel Cameron (Oban Camanachd); management – Ronald Ross (manager), Garry Reid (assistant manager), Kevin Thain (forwards coach), Neil... Read more
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Scotsman
Richard Cockerill demands answers over Marcus Bradbury’s night outas he looks to inspire a fresh start for the capital side after taking on the j
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
as he looks to inspire a fresh start for the capital side after taking on the job this season. Bradbury is a product of Oban Lorne RFC and moved to Merchiston Castle school on a rugby scholarship as a 16-year-old. He signed full terms with... Read more
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Scotsman
Cockerill demands answers following captain Bradbury’s night on the townas he looks to inspire a fresh start for the capital side after taking on the j
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
as he looks to inspire a fresh start for the capital side after taking on the job this season. Bradbury is a product of Oban Lorne RFC and moved to Merchiston Castle school on a rugby scholarship as a 16-year-old. He signed full terms with... Read more
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Scotsman
Storm Ophelia: Nearly 50 flights from Scotland cancelledone Flybe service to Orkney. The approaching storm also hit ferry routes hard,
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
one Flybe service to Orkney. The approaching storm also hit ferry routes hard, with Caledonian MacBrayne sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. In all, the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Bury Times
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Gazette
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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guardian-series
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Harrow Times
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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This is West Country
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Gazette News
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Bolton News
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Flights and ferries cancelled as Storm Ophelia approachesto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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Scotsman
Storm Ophelia: flights and ferries cancelled in Scotlandto voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
to voluntarily rearrange their travel without charge.” The storm has also hit ferry routes, with Calmac sailings from Oban to Barra and Colonsay and the Uig to Tarbert route among those cancelled due to forecast high winds. Northlink Ferries... Read more
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express
Theresa May under pressure to free six 'ex-soldiers from Indian hellhole’they were convicted in January last year and jailed for five years. Yvonne Mac
express / Posted 7 days ago
they were convicted in January last year and jailed for five years. Yvonne MacHugh, 28, fiancee of Billy Irving, 37, of Oban, western Scotland, a former paratrooper, was accompanied in Downing Street by their two-year-old son William. Ms... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Fresh deal with sponsors is a winner for shinty chiefsremaining games played to finalise the programme. Newtonmore have the chance o
The Inverness Courier / Posted 8 days ago
remaining games played to finalise the programme. Newtonmore have the chance of a third place finish if they can defeat Oban Camanachd at The Eilean on Saturday in what will be the last game of the season for More. A win would take the Camanchd... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Baby white rhino gallops into public view at Singapore Zoohas made his first foray into the spotlight, galloping into a public enclosure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
has made his first foray into the spotlight, galloping into a public enclosure at Singapore Zoo after being given a name - Oban, which means "King" in the African Yoruba language. The calf had spent the first few weeks of his life bonding with his... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Justice campaign for ex-soldiers jailed in India taken to Number 10five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member of 1 Para; Billy Irving, 37, of Oban, Scotland, a former member of 1 Para; Nicholas Simpson, 47, of Catterick, North Yorkshire, a former Sergeant Major in... Read more
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The News and Star
Justice campaign for ex-soldiers jailed in India taken to Number 10five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member of 1 Para; Billy Irving, 37, of Oban, Scotland, a former member of 1 Para; Nicholas Simpson, 47, of Catterick, North Yorkshire, a former Sergeant Major in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Justice campaign for ex-soldiers jailed in India taken to Number 10five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 days ago
five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member of 1 Para; Billy Irving, 37, of Oban, Scotland, a former member of 1 Para; Nicholas Simpson, 47, of Catterick, North Yorkshire, a former Sergeant Major in... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Scotland shinty squads revealed for Irish cross-code contests(Newtonmore), Steven MacDonald (Newtonmore), Glen MacKintosh (Newtonmore), Mike
The Inverness Courier / Posted 8 days ago
(Newtonmore), Steven MacDonald (Newtonmore), Glen MacKintosh (Newtonmore), Mike Russell (Newtonmore), Daniel Cameron (Oban Camanachd); management – Ronald Ross (manager), Garry Reid (assistant manager), Kevin Thain (forwards coach), Neil... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Justice campaign for ex-soldiers jailed in India taken to Number 10five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
five other men are Nick Dunn, 31, of Ashington, Northumberland, a former member of 1 Para; Billy Irving, 37, of Oban, Scotland, a former member of 1 Para; Nicholas Simpson, 47, of Catterick, North Yorkshire, a former Sergeant Major in... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Burgum announces members of education task forceCapitol on Sept. 12 in Bismarck. Also commenting on the task force were, from l
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Capitol on Sept. 12 in Bismarck. Also commenting on the task force were, from left, Nick Archuleta, of North Dakota United, Sen. Erin Oban, D-Bismarck, Sen. Donald Schaible, R-Mott, and Kirsten Baesler, state superintendent of public inst... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Kinlochshiel crowned Premiership champions as Lovat help Glenurquhart beat the dropchampions, Glenurquhart supporters were quietly celebrating their team’s top le
The Inverness Courier / Posted 10 days ago
champions, Glenurquhart supporters were quietly celebrating their team’s top league survival. Kinlochshiel’s 3-0 win over Oban Camanachd at Mossfield securing their first Premiership was the highlight of a dramatic finale to the league title race,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Great days for new champions Kinlochshiel as prospective new Camanachd Association president promises Loades more good newsa team that had lost just one league match all season put in a nervous showing
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
a team that had lost just one league match all season put in a nervous showing in Saturday’s scoreless first half against Oban Camanachd, they responded brilliantly to his reminder during the interval to re-focus on what they do best. While they... Read more
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heraldscotland
Great days for new Marine Harvest Premier League shinty champions Kinlochshiel as prospective new Camanachd Association president promises Loades more good newsa team that had lost just one league match all season put in a nervous showing
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
a team that had lost just one league match all season put in a nervous showing in Saturday’s scoreless first half against Oban Camanachd, they responded brilliantly to his reminder during the interval to re-focus on what they do best. While they... Read more
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metro
Elderly couple who finally found each other in their 80s get engagedno flash of romance or anything like that at the beginning.’ Now the couple ar
metro / Posted 12 days ago
no flash of romance or anything like that at the beginning.’ Now the couple are engaged after their fateful trip on the Oban, Argyll and Bute bus. Phillip phones Helen twice a day, and she comes to visit him every week in between playing bridge... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kinlochshiel secure first ever shinty Premiership titleon the trophy and they could relax fully when Keith MacRae, the third of the in
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
on the trophy and they could relax fully when Keith MacRae, the third of the influential brothers, squeezed a shot past Oban goal-keeper Gavin Stobbart 14 minutes from the end. Johnston Gill, the team’s manager who returned to that role at the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland From The Air: Barra, beach landings and bucket listsThe Air Ministry officially licensed Traigh Mhor as an airfield on August 7, 19
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
The Air Ministry officially licensed Traigh Mhor as an airfield on August 7, 1936 and a daily service was promoted in the Oban Times from early July that year. In October 1974, Loganair began flights under contract to British Airways and took... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
We found love in our 80s... over a stuck bus seatbeltin a tangle over a jammed seatbelt. Philip McCusker, 89, and Helen McAllister,
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
in a tangle over a jammed seatbelt. Philip McCusker, 89, and Helen McAllister, 84, met by chance after boarding a bus to Oban Two years after their first encounter, the pensioners are now engaged and say their relationship shows it is never too... Read more
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heraldscotland
Shinty's Marine Harvest Premiership title contenders Kinlochshiel and Kyles Athletic seek vital spark on day of destinyIn reality it is reckoned that when the ball is thrown up in Oban, where leader
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
In reality it is reckoned that when the ball is thrown up in Oban, where leaders Kinlochshiel are the visitors and down the west coast at Tighnabruich, where Kyles Athletic play host to Glasgow Mid-Argyll, a fast car will be sitting somewhere around... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Pressure reaches boiling point as shinty's Premiership enters last laptitle will be known. Kinlochshiel are favourites to be crowned champions and n
The Inverness Courier / Posted 14 days ago
title will be known. Kinlochshiel are favourites to be crowned champions and need only a point from their match away to Oban Camanachd, while the title will go to Kyles Athletic if they overcome Glasgow Mid Argyll and ‘Shiel lose at Oban. There... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Kinlochshiel aim to net first Premiership titlefirst Marine Harvest Premiership title this Saturday. For Shiel their objectiv
The Inverness Courier / Posted 15 days ago
first Marine Harvest Premiership title this Saturday. For Shiel their objective is clear – avoid defeat against hosts Oban Camanachd and the title will be theirs, with nearest challengers Kyles Athletic hoping for Shiel to slip up while also... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Man, 20, failed to get veterinary help for dying dogwas exhumed and a post mortem revealed two sets of injuries, inflicted four day
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
was exhumed and a post mortem revealed two sets of injuries, inflicted four days apart, the court heard. Coupe, 20, of Oban Drive, Shadsworth pleaded guilty to two charges of causing suffering to the dog by not ensuring it received proper... Read more
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express
Alzheimer OAP's family blast NHS 'care crisis nightmare'of the Mid Argyll Hospital in Lochgilphead while she awaits her transfer to the
express / Posted 15 days ago
of the Mid Argyll Hospital in Lochgilphead while she awaits her transfer to the Eadar Glinn care unit in her hometown of Oban. Daughter Elaina MacDonald, 36, said: “First, they told me the chair had been ordered, then said it hadn’t. I’ve now... Read more
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The Mercury News
For San Jose Sharks fans, a guide to SAP Center cocktails, craft brewsKetel One ($12.50), Basil Hayden’s ($14) or Courvoisier XO cognac ($40). The Sc
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
Ketel One ($12.50), Basil Hayden’s ($14) or Courvoisier XO cognac ($40). The Scotch selection is worth noting, too, with Oban 14-year ($19), Lagavulin 16-year ($18) and Johnnie Walker Blue Label ($34) available. Now, most people won’t be getting... Read more
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heraldscotland
Writing wills for free pays off for McClure Solicitorsby the success of the music industry initiative, which raised millions of pound
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
by the success of the music industry initiative, which raised millions of pounds for famine relief work in Ethiopia, Oban solicitor Graham Pagan launched Will Aid four years later. Initially based only in Scotland, the charity quickly... Read more
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express
Flood-hit hospital cancels surgery and roads descend into chaos as storm hitsForth Road Bridge was closed to pedestrians and cyclists. Numerous ferries wer
express / Posted 17 days ago
Forth Road Bridge was closed to pedestrians and cyclists. Numerous ferries were cancelled, including CalMac services from Oban to Castlebay, Coll and Tiree. Northlink Ferries also warned of some disruption and a number of cancellations to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Neighbour relives the moment she tried to save stabbing victim at centre of murder investigationabout whether it is safe to live here.” Yesterday a police cordon was set up a
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
about whether it is safe to live here.” Yesterday a police cordon was set up across Largs Road from the junction with Oban Road, while crime scene investigators in white suits could be seen in the front garden and pavement outside the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Police launch murder investigation after man is fatally stabbed in Blackburnincident has happened in the Largs Road area of Blackburn overnight. There is
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
incident has happened in the Largs Road area of Blackburn overnight. There is a police cordon at the junction with Oban Drive and a mobile CCTV unit has been guarding the scene. In the last few minutes two more police cars along with... Read more
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