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Two men raided his house

The elderly man was followed home and assaulted

They've responded after one councillor said that travelling fans weren't welcome in the town centre

Worsthorne Recreation Ground has been identified

A number of measures are in place

National and International News

British warships being raided for scrap metal - report

British warships being raided for scrap metal - report

British ships sunk during the Second World War have been plundered for scrap metal, according to a report.

Rescuers plead for help as thousands stranded in flooded Kerala

Rescuers plead for help as thousands stranded in flooded Kerala

Thousands of stranded people are awaiting rescue as monsoon floods continue to batter the Indian state of Kerala.

Experts warn of UK water supply crisis due to hot summers

Experts warn of UK water supply crisis due to hot summers

There are fears that the UK may not be able to manage an "ever decreasing" water supply.

Putin on the Ritz: Russian president dances at foreign minister's wedding

Putin on the Ritz: Russian president dances at foreign minister's wedding

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has shown off his fancy footwork as he limbered up for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Sports News

Tyson Fury promises to knock out Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas fight

Tyson Fury promises to knock out Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas fight

Tyson Fury has vowed to knock out Deontay Wilder when the two meet for the WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas.

Cristiano Ronaldo had a difficult Serie A debut for Juventus against Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo had a difficult Serie A debut for Juventus against Chievo

Ronaldo was heavily involved on his Serie A debut in Juventus' <a href='http://www.skysports.com/football/chievo-vs-juventus/399833'>3-2 win over Chievo</a>, but he did not have the best of luck in front of goal.

England v India: All you need to know from day one at Trent Bridge

England v India: All you need to know from day one at Trent Bridge

A century stand between Virat Kohli and Ajinyka Rahane saw India take control as Chris Woakes was the pick of the England bowlers - all you need to know from day one of the third Test at Trent Bridge.

Championship round-up: Leeds and Middlesbrough win as Frank Lampard's Derby lose

Championship round-up: Leeds and Middlesbrough win as Frank Lampard's Derby lose

Marcelo Bielsa became the first <strong>Leeds</strong> manager to win his first four games in charge of the club as his side beat Yorkshire rivals <strong>Rotherham</strong> 2-0 on Saturday.

Showbiz News

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas confirm engagement in matching Instagram posts

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas confirm engagement in matching Instagram posts

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have confirmed their engagement on social media.

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held on 31 August in her hometown of Detroit, her publicist has said.

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration.

Stormy Daniels pulled of Celebrity Big Brother after 'row with producers'

Stormy Daniels pulled of Celebrity Big Brother after 'row with producers'

Stormy Daniels reportedly pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after a row with "controlling" producers - amid claims a last-minute custody issue also meant she was unable to appear.

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