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West Lancs council calls on newsagents to stop selling the Sun

The Council wants newsagents to stop selling the Sun Credit: PA

West Lancashire Council has passed a motion calling on newsagents to stop selling the Sun. Its over the paper's reporting on the Hillsborough disaster

Fort his reason the Council calls on all retailers and vendors of newspapers inWest Lancashire to stop selling The S*n and applauds the group ‘Total Eclipse of the S*n’ for endeavouring to rid the North West of the newspaper.

– West Lancs Council Motion

Special house in Lee Rigby's honour

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The final touches are being put to a special house in memory of Lee Rigby. The soldier from Middleton was killed by extremists close to his barracks in London in 2013.

The Foundation set up in his name has funded the project which aims to give respite to veterans and their families.

It comes ahead of a fundraising concert for the Lee Rigby Foundation at the weekend.

For more information on the concert and how to buy tickets click here.


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