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How you can be fined for drink driving - without actually being over the limit

Motorists are being warned it's possible to face a drink drive conviction - without actually being over the limit.

While you may think you're safe to get behind the wheel, police can still issue a hefty fine regardless of the breathalyser reading.

Most drivers caught

today 15:56
Owners of popular bakery call for double yellow lines on 'dead end' to be scrapped

The owners of one of the popular businesses in Blackburn have spoken out in their battle for parking outside the premises.

Meena Bakery which sells chappatis and savoury products is based on Victoria Street and was established in 1975. But customers and residents still do not have

today 15:56
Holidaymakers warned about £80 'fake airport taxi' scam

HOLIDAYMAKERS are being warned about a fake taxi driver who is preying on unknowing residents with a scam in which he claims he can arrange transport to Manchester Airport at much lower than average prices.

A council is issuing a warning to help spread the word about this scam,

today 14:53
University of Bolton named second in UK for English and Creative Writing in league

UNIVERSITY of Bolton named second in UK for English and Creative Writing in Guardian league tables.

The University of Bolton has ranked second in the UK for its English and Creative Writing courses in The Guardian University League Tables 2020.

The courses achieved an

today 11:44
Review: Admissions, the Lowry, Salford Quays

SHERRI Rosen-Mason, an admissions officer at a leading New Hampshire Boarding School, is played with punch by Alex Kingston in Joshua Harmon's Admissions at the Lowry.

She is trying to make the once all-white establishment into one reflecting the racial diversity of the USA and is

today 09:38
Man fired at ex-partner in drive-by shooting

A MAN staged a drive-by shooting at his ex-partner’s home, firing at her as she stood on her doorstep.

At Bolton Crown Court Wayne Daley was jailed for three years and four months for leading the attack, with Judge Graeme Smith telling him he had “terrified” his

today 05:26
Man fired at ex-partner in drive-by shooting

A MAN staged a drive-by shooting at his ex-partner’s home, firing at her as she stood on her doorstep.

At Bolton Crown Court Wayne Daley was jailed for three years and four months for leading the attack, with Judge Graeme Smith telling him he had “terrified” his

today 05:26
Tributes paid to Kristian Johnson, 24, from Weir

A GRIEF-STRICKEN mother whose son died after being hit by a car has paid tribute to him saying 'he was my everything'.

Kristian Johnson was hit by a Suzuki Alto in Market Street, Bacup, at around 1am.

Mr Johnson, from Weir, died at the scene.

Several floral

yesterday 18:56
Tributes paid to Kristian Johnson, 24, from Weir

A GRIEF-STRICKEN mother whose son died after being hit by a car has paid tribute to him saying 'he was my everything'.

Kristian Johnson was hit by a Suzuki Alto in Market Street, Bacup, at around 1am.

Mr Johnson, from Weir, died at the scene.

Several floral

yesterday 16:50
REVIEW: Courteeners, Heaton Park, Middleton

‘THE Manchester band for this generation’

That was how Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham recently labelled The Courteeners at his Raise the Roof charity gig in Stretford last month.

And the Middleton-based band illustrated that again with a huge

yesterday 13:41
Barbers cut above as they help lift people out of poverty

A BARBER'S shop is at the cutting-edge when it comes to helping out people in poverty.

Westhoughton Barbers took part in the first Hair Aid Global Cut-A-Thon to raise money to help people in poorer parts of the world to develop skills which they can use to lift themselves out of

yesterday 12:38
Nat Lofthouse sets Bolton Wanderers on the right track

In 1989, British Rail named an engine after the Wanderers. It was to be used on Intercity routes around the country, and would also haul the Royal train. Hundreds of people turned up at Trinity Street to see the Mayor, Cllr Ken MacIvor officially name the locomotive, and Nat Lofthouse was on

yesterday 12:38
Bowling alley plan and adventure golf course in Chorley town centre

A WHITTLE-LE-WOOD S business is bringing a new 18-hole adventure golf course, six-lane bowling alley and bar to the new Market Walk development.

Ian and Lorraine Kearney, the owners of Cheeky Monkeys Family Entertainment and Childcare Centre, is looking to expand its operations and

yesterday 12:38
Plans for five homes on former storage yard

PLANS have been submitted to build five new homes in Radcliffe.

The development is proposed for a site off Siddall Street, which was previously home to a builder's storage yard.

Developer New Century Homes wants to build two blocks of two bedroom homes, as well as a car

yesterday 10:32
Outrageous sex act in public park: man fined

A MAN has been fined for committing an outrageous sex act in a public park on a Sunday morning.

Dozens of people were in Queens Park and a regular children's park run had just finished at 9.30am on April 14 when 55-year-old Robert Leach was spotted lying on an embankment

yesterday 05:17
Outrageous sex act in public park: man fined

A MAN has been fined for committing an outrageous sex act in a public park on a Sunday morning.

Dozens of people were in Queens Park and a regular children's park run had just finished at 9.30am on April 14 when 55-year-old Robert Leach was spotted lying on an embankment

yesterday 05:17
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Almost all of Scotland’s councils dip into cash reserves over year

All but three of Scotland’s councils had to rely on cash reserves to cover day-to-day running costs last year.

In 2018-19, a total of 29 out of the 32 local authorities used reserve funds to help with expenditure, according to Scottish Government statistics.

Of the £1.136

today 16:59
Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’

A poll in which a majority of Tory members said they would prefer Scotland to leave the UK rather than Brexit not happening is an “utter disaster” for Ruth Davidson, an MSP has said.

A YouGov survey of party members showed 63% would be prepared to see Brexit take place even if

today 16:59
UK set to host key international climate talks

The UK looks set to host major international climate talks in 2020 – after reaching a deal with Italy over rival bids to hold the UN meeting, the Foreign Office has said.

Under the proposal, the UK will host the “Cop26” meeting, which is due to be in Europe next November,

today 16:59
Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon enjoyed a kickabout with schoolchildren in Malawi as he saw the work being done by Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.

The Scotland international footballer joined youngsters at Mbinda Primary School in Blantyre for a game of football after filling up on a

today 16:59
Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told

A Hatton Garden gang member still owns homes in London and Spain despite failing to pay back millions of pounds stolen in the heist, a court has heard.

John “Kenny” Collins, 78, has been released from prison but faces being sent back to jail for another seven years next month

today 16:59
Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest

Uncollected rubbish is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar – one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations – since residents began blocking access to the city’s sole landfill.

They claim that it poses serious health and

today 16:59
Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse

British rider Geraint Thomas has been taken to hospital for assessment following a crash which has forced him to pull out of the Tour de Suisse.

The Welshman came off his bike around 30 kilometres from the end of stage four of the race and received medical attention at the side of the

today 16:59
Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit

Caster Semenya has accused world athletics’ governing body the IAAF of using her as “a human guinea pig” to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again.

The double Olympic 800 metres champion was reacting to the

today 16:59
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today 16:59 Almost all of Scotland’s councils dip into cash reserves over year
today 16:59 Tory members’ poll ‘an utter disaster for Ruth Davidson’
today 16:59 UK set to host key international climate talks
today 16:59 Scotland goalkeeper lends a hand at primary school in Malawi
today 16:59 Hatton Garden heist gang member still owns homes in London and Spain, court told
today 16:59 Bosnian city popular with tourists awash with rubbish amid landfill protest
today 16:59 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after crash at Tour de Suisse
today 16:59 Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as ‘human guinea pig’ for testosterone limit
today 16:59 £123 million Euromillions winner yet to come forward
today 16:59 LETTER: Well done Eagley Brass Band
today 16:59 LETTER: Tax cuts top of Boris Johnson's list
today 16:59 LETTER: Save our nurseries
today 16:59 Man injured in homophobic attack outside Mode nightclub, Burnley
today 16:59 Bury FC supporters pleading for extra time in bid to save club
today 15:56 Justice Secretary urged to tear up sectarianism secrecy agreement
today 15:56 Hong Kong protesters reject leader’s apology and demand she quit
today 15:56 City watchdog launches investigation into suspended Woodford fund
today 15:56 Senior Tories show support for pregnant MP Stella Creasy over maternity rights
today 15:56 Two boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel murder
today 15:56 Sturgeon fears new Tory PM ‘will cause 18 years of damage in 18 weeks’
today 15:56 Platini questioned by investigators over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar
today 15:56 Liverpool and Chelsea both allocated just over 5,000 tickets for Super Cup final
today 15:56 Accrington Stanley to face Marseille in a pre-season friendly
today 15:56 Troops and veterans can get a FREE Toby Carvery this Armed Forces Day
today 15:56 LETTER: Council must do more to aid recycling
today 15:56 How you can be fined for drink driving - without actually being over the limit
today 15:56 Holidaymakers warned about £80 'fake airport taxi' scam
today 15:56 Buddy’s for Children with Autism to close town centre shop
today 15:56 How you can be fined for drink driving - without actually being over the limit
today 15:56 Owners of popular bakery call for double yellow lines on 'dead end' to be scrapped
today 15:35 M61 slip road remains shut after serious crash on East Lancs Road
today 15:35 South Ribble taxi scam warning after fake driver preys on holiday-goers
today 15:35 Motorists forced to swerve on M6 to avoid set of ladders straddling all 3 lanes near Leyland
today 14:53 Stewart and Javid battling to stay in Tory leadership race
today 14:53 Fears for NHS as doctors cut back hours and consider quitting over tax bills
today 14:53 More wet weather to batter parts of the UK as storm warning issued
today 14:53 Convicted child abuser had ‘heart of gold’, inquiry told
today 14:53 Sled dogs seem to walk on water in climate expert’s photo of melting Arctic ice
today 14:53 Teenager died after falling from wall at Magaluf complex, inquest told
today 14:53 Teenagers found guilty of murdering Ana Kriegel, 14, in Dublin
today 14:53 Juan Mata set to sign new deal at Manchester United
today 14:53 Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan
today 14:53 REVIEW: Spring Wine has lost none of its flavour
today 14:53 Owners of popular bakery call for double yellow lines on 'dead end' to be scrapped
today 14:53 Holidaymakers warned about £80 'fake airport taxi' scam
today 14:53 Holidaymakers warned about £80 'fake airport taxi' scam
today 14:32 Callous thieves target young mum Ziggy’s grieving Morecambe family
today 14:32 Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years
today 13:50 Home ownership schemes help thousands on to property ladder
today 13:50 Home ownership schemes help thousands on to property ladder
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today 16:53 Tsunami alert as massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan
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today 16:53 China killing prisoners and harvesting their organs for transplants
today 16:53 Royal stunner Kitty Spencer wows crowds on first day of Ascot
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