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Young people in the UK are twice as likely as older people to pray regularly. Survey

Young people in the UK are twice as likely as older people to pray regularly, a new survey has found. Some 51% of 18 to 34-year-olds polled by Savanta ComRes

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“I have a mutual respect policy”. Abdul, Jobcentre Plus Work Coach

Growing up in West Birmingham, Abdul knew from an early age that he wanted to make a difference. His passion led him to start his own youth organisation, which helped

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Mediareach advertising runs the Premiere of Its “acknowledgement awards” for its multicultural partnership events in London

Mediareach Advertising started everyone’s weekend on a highly memorable note, with Londoners enjoying the start of summer.  At the The Dilly Hotel, Madhu’s Mayfair, the award-winning restaurant in Central London,

Health

Half of new nurses and midwives come from abroad

Nearly half of the new nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK in the past year have come from abroad. The total – more than 23,000 – is

Health

Government failed health staff in pandemic – BMA

The UK government failed in its duty of care to protect doctors and the wider healthcare workforce at the start of the pandemic, a doctors’ union says. The British Medical

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Pre-alerts introduced at maternity and obstetric units to help with time-critical emergencies

Emergency maternity care in the North West has been improved thanks to partnership working between North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and the region’s maternity and obstetric teams. A dedicated emergency

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Spotland and Falinge Councillors Thank the Voters

Councillors Faisal Rana, his wife Iram Faisal and colleague Amber Nisa, are thanking all the many hundreds of people who cast their votes in favour of the Labour candidates in

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Borough’s new mayor elected

Pic Caption: The new mayor and mayoress with consort Sultan Ali The borough of Rochdale welcomed its new mayor, as Councillor Ali Ahmed was sworn in to office during a

Health

Big goals on the way to tackle tooth decay

A new oral health strategy has been launched in Blackburn with Darwen to help boost children’s teeth health in the borough. The plans were launched by Blackburn with Darwen’s Public

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Platinum Jubilee Street parties get the go ahead

It’s time to celebrate, as more than 230 street parties across the borough have been given funding by the council to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style. Earlier this

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Department for Education get first look at the Blackburn College’s new HEAT facility

Representatives from the Department for Education have been given the first look at Blackburn College’s new Hybrid Electric Automotive Training (HEAT) facility. HEAT is part of the £1.3m Lancashire Automotive

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Joe Root steps down as England Men’s Test Captain

Joe Root has today stepped down as England Men’s Test Captain. Root holds the record for the most number of matches and wins as England Men’s Test Captain. His 27