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Award for Lancashire lad with 100% attendance for seven years

A primary school pupil from Lancashire has been given an award after not missing a day of school for the last seven years.

Mark Renwick hasn't missed a day of school in seven years Credit: Renwick family

Mark Renwick, from Padiham, hasn't missed a day of school in seven years at Padiham Green School.

Mark's mum Julie said: "My son not missing a single day throughout his seven years, since his first day of school in reception is remarkable.

"Not only because he is the only child nationally to achieve it ever!"

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Suspended sentence for dentist who killed dog-walker

A dentist who knocked down and killed man in Padiham seconds after sending a text, has been given a suspended sentenced of 40 weeks.

Kay Nolan knocked down dad-of-two Stuart Mather in her Honda Jazz, while he was walking his dog in 2011.

Kay Nolan Credit: Cavendish Press

Nolan, who's from Thornton-in-Craven near Skipton in North Yorkshire, admitted causing the 60-year-old's death by careless or inconsiderate driving.

She wrote the text message while parked in a layby but only sent it once she had set off again.

Stuart Mather Credit: Cavendish Press