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Northern rail strike to affect Britney Spears' concert fans

Events disrupted include Britney Spears' concert on the first weekend of the Blackpool illuminations. Source: BBC Lancashire

Burnley fans line streets for Jimmy McIlroy funeral

Jimmy McIlroy played 497 games for Burnley, helping the club win the First Division title in 1960. Source: BBC Lancashire

Marnick Vermijl: Preston North End defender joins MVV Maastricht on loan

Preston North End defender Marnick Vermijl joins Dutch second division side MVV Maastricht on a season-long loan. Source: BBC Lancashire

T20 Blast Finals Day: ECB to review counties' allocation following big ticket shortage

The ECB will review ticket allocations for T20 Finals Day after fans of the four semi-finalists miss out on tickets. Source: BBC Lancashire

Joe Piggott: Wigan Athletic striker joins League Two side Morecambe on loan until January

League Two club Morecambe sign Wigan Athletic striker Joe Piggott on loan until January. Source: BBC Lancashire

County Championship: Dane Vilas & Josh Bohannon inspire Lancs to beat Pears

Lancashire skipper Dane Vilas and Josh Bohannon put on 139 to inspire their side's four-wicket win over Worcestershire. Source: BBC Lancashire

Ben Pringle: Grimsby Town sign Preston North End midfielder on loan

League Two side Grimsby Town sign midfielder Ben Pringle on a season-long loan from Preston North End. Source: BBC Lancashire

Callum Guy: Blackpool sign Derby County midfielder

Blackpool sign Derby County midfielder Callum Guy on loan until January, when he will complete a permanent move. Source: BBC Lancashire

Long-lost lovers to marry 60 years after they first met

The pair, 84 and 79, first knew each other when they worked together in the 1950s but lost touch. Source: BBC Lancashire

Carlisle United: Cumbrians sign ex-Spurs keeper Luke O'Reilly and Fleetwood's Jack Sowerby

League Two side Carlisle United sign ex-Tottenham goalkeeper Luke O'Reilly and Fleetwood midfielder Jack Sowerby. Source: BBC Lancashire

Daniel Barlaser: Newcastle midfielder joins Accrington Stanley on loan

League One side Accrington Stanley sign Newcastle United midfielder Dan Barlaser on loan until 1 January 2019. Source: BBC Lancashire

Burnley v Manchester United

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United. Source: BBC Lancashire

Taxi driver helps teenager escape from Accrington fire

Firefighters say Naseer Hussain was "selfless and brave" as he helped the 15-year-old girl to safety. Source: BBC Lancashire

Residents shocked to see cattle in street

The herd of cattle from a farm in Lancashire strayed into people's gardens. Source: BBC Lancashire

County Championship: Lancashire left with difficult chase to beat Worcestershire

Lancashire are left a testing victory target of 314 to beat fellow Division One strugglers Worcestershire at Southport. Source: BBC Lancashire

Blackpool: Owen Oyston will only sell club if he has to, says chairwoman

Blackpool owner Owen Oyston will only sell the club if he has to, says chairwoman Natalie Christopher. Source: BBC Lancashire