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Two men die in M65 horror crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO men died in a three-car-collision on the M65 early on Saturday morning sparking renewed calls for motorway lighting to be switched back on.

Sham marriage action backed after East Lancs trials

Lancashire Telegraph: With this ring... how to choose your wedding rings

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

PROPOSALS from MPs to step-up action to tackle ‘sham marriages’ have been welcomed following as string of trials in East Lancashire.

20 East Lancashire parks to be awarded 'Green Flag' status

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWENTY of East Lancashire’s best-loved parks have been awarded ‘Green Flag’ status – an accolade reserved only for the best green spaces in the country.

Death warning as drivers park on East Lancs hill

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

PARKING issues on a stretch of road where a man was knocked down need to be resolved to stop a ‘potential fatality’, a councillor has warned.

World War One: East Lancashire communities set for 'Lights Out' event

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENTS across East Lancashire are set to take part in the national ‘Lights Out’ event to commemorate the start of the First World War.

East Lancs telecom firm creates new call centre jobs

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN East Lancashire telecoms company is creating 20 jobs at its call centre to cope with growing demand for its services.

Huge fire at East Lancashire farm house

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

FIVE fire crews battled a blaze in Haslingden for almost six hours on Saturday morning.

Residents-only parking move for Blackburn with Darwen

Lancashire Telegraph: 1614573907 Paul Jackson 14.04.14 Worcester Cars parking on pavements in the Arboretum. Washington Street. (5399965)

10:32am Monday 28th July 2014

A REVIEW of Blackburn with Darwen’s system for granting residents-only parking orders has been launched.

Pendle set to become first part of Lancashire to install free WiFi

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:08am Monday 28th July 2014

PENDLE is set to become the first borough in Lancashire to install free WiFi in its town centres.

Jealous East Lancs boyfriend altered partner's 'sicknote' - then smashed computer

Lancashire Telegraph: Domestic abuse crackdown to be repeated during football tournament

10:27am Monday 28th July 2014

A JEALOUS sales operative changed his partner’s sickness email to her boss, telling him she wasn’t going in work because she was a horrible cheat, a court heard.

Top East Lancs engineer in drink drive shame

Lancashire Telegraph: 1 in 6 tested drivers over the limit in district

10:21am Monday 28th July 2014

A TOP engineer caught more than three times the drink drive limit in his Audi TT by police, has been ordered off the road for 28 months.

Clitheroe school youngsters in appeal for old cycles and parts

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Monday 28th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Clitheroe school are appealing for donations of old bikes and parts as they gear up to launch a new social enterprise.

Woman returns to Darwen from Australia after 50 years - and complains to council

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WOMAN who has returned to Darwen 50 years after emigrating to Australia has written a letter to the council complaining at the state of the town.

East Lancs spa makes a £1m splash in first year

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

AN East Lancashire spa has notched up sales of more than £1million in its first year of operating.

Ribble Valley danger road just like ‘a motorway’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENT’S have spoken out over a dangerous road that has been described as ‘Sabden’s motorway’.

Rossendale school celebrating praise from Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SCHOOL in Stacksteads has started its summer holidays with good news from Ofsted.

Bikers young and old rev up for Blackburn open day

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people descended on Blackburn’s Rocket Centre for it’s 10th annual open day.

Hapton business park deal to bring 200 jobs

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO hundred jobs look set to be created as a second occupier signs up to the Burnley Bridge business park development in Hapton.

Focus falls on East Lancs elderly patients’ care

Lancashire Telegraph: There will be a special ‘Quiet Area’ at the Show, where family members or carers can leave a person with dementia in a calm environment supported by a specialist team

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

NHS chiefs have asked elderly patients to give their views on health and social care, ahead of moves to reduce the number of admissions to East Lancashire’s hospitals.

Appeal for safety over Eid festival celebrations

Lancashire Telegraph: The fireworks display at Oakleaf Sports Complex in Newton Aycliffe could be brought back as a ticketed event

4:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

LANCASHIRE Police are asking members of the Asian community to celebrate safely during the religious holiday of Eid.

Guide Dog fundraiser at Blackburn’s Witton Park

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

THIS is not something you see every day!

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Lancashire Telegraph: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Ramsbottom youngster will walk with help of specialised equipment

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SIMPLE piece of specialist equipment will allow a seven-year-old boy from Ramsbottom to maintain his independence and stay active.

Discount business rates scheme to help in Burnley, Padiham and Hapton

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Howard Baker

6:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A DISCOUNT business rates scheme has been drawn up to help traders and businesses in Burnley, Padiham and Hapton to pull away from the recession.

Pendle MP raises concerns on impact of M65 road works

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

4:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has raised concerns about the impact road works to the M65 are having on local businesses, after hearing how trade is down just days after work begun.

Victorian diseases on the rise in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

DISEASES that were rife during Victorian times are on the rise in East Lancashire, experts have warned.

Burnley to hold a torch lit parade to mark the start of the First World War

Lancashire Telegraph: Towneley Hall in Burnley

1:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A POIGNANT torch lit parade will begin Burnley and Padiham’s commemorations to mark the start of the First World War.

Ramsbottom pub wins top hospitality accolade

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A POPULAR Ramsbottom pub has won a top hospitality accolade.

Ski Rossendale could be in line for £500,000 revamp

Lancashire Telegraph: ACTIVE: Ski Rossendale

11:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

SKI Rossendale could be in line to secure a £500,000 grant to transform the facility into a ‘winter sports centre of excellence’.

Clarets player's plea for safe return of medal

Lancashire Telegraph: Scan this picture to reveal great extra features

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A PLEA for help has been issued by a Clarets midfielder after his Championship promotion medal and shirt was taken from his car.

Decision to pull down World War One commemoration event banners labelled 'baffling'

Lancashire Telegraph: Before and after: Albert Road war memorial in Colne

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A DECISION to pull down eight banners advertising a World War One commemoration event has been labelled ‘baffling’ by angry protesters.

Coroner criticised care of child abuse victim

Lancashire Telegraph: Police photos of Michael and Kay Brewer

8:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE coroner conducting the inquest into the death of a concert violinist abused by her predatory former choirmaster and his East Lancashire ex-wife has criticised her care by mental health services.

Murderer who killed a Pendle schoolgirl jailed for life

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE murderer of Pendle schoolgirl Jayden Parkinson - strangled while carrying his unborn child - must have had a ‘heart of stone’, a court heard.

Plaque to be unveiled for late Accrington Pals historian

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington PALS service at St John's Church.

8:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A PLAQUE dedicated to the memory of a famous Accrington Pals historian is to be unveiled exactly 100 years since the beginning of the First World War.

Mellor's WW1 commemoration and charity event cancelled due to lack of interest

Lancashire Telegraph: SUPERMARKET HEROES: Adsa to host region-wide fundraising drive for Help for Heroes

7:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

AN event to commemorate the start of the First World War has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.

Police to investigate alleged cover ups linked to Sir Cyril Smith child abuse claims

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

6:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A CRIMINAL investigation, sparked by Hapton-born MP Simon Danczuk, is to be launched into an alleged cover-up of child abuse at a school in Rochdale linked to Sir Cyril Smith.

Two dogs destroyed after killing 11 sheep in Rishton

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Magistrates Court

6:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TWO rampaging dogs which left a trail of death as they attacked sheep in farmer’s fields in Rishton had to be destroyed by police marksmen, a court heard.

Blackburn-born Waltons star to attend fan convention

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

5:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE Blackburn-born star of the timeless and successful television series The Waltons is to be guest of honour at the first ever event of a fan club.

Anger as bins fester in front of Darwen homes

Lancashire Telegraph: REPORT: A whistleblower sparked the inquiry into Malvern's refuse and recycling depot.

3:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A STREET where bins have to be left to fester in front of homes has been likened to the ‘Third World’.

Rail engineers called after skip wagon overturns in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:12pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RAIL engineers have been called to Barden Lane in Burnley after a skip wagon overturned this afternoon.

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after accident in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A CYCLIST was airlifted to hospital after a collision near Blackburn town centre this morning.

Eight East Lancashire locations to benefit from £1M road safety fund

Lancashire Telegraph: A car passes a speed camera

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

NO fewer than eight locations in East Lancashire could benefit from a £million road safety fund, it has been announced.

Six 20mph speed zones to be scrapped

Lancashire Telegraph: There isn’t a need for this 20mph limit

2:20pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SIX mandatory 20mph zones outside schools in East Lancashire are set to be scrapped after problems emerged with the electronic signs used to promote the restriction.

East Lancashire victims of domestic violence set to receive greater protection

Lancashire Telegraph: Police prepare for increase in domestic violence as World Cup kicks off

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

VICTIMS of domestic abuse in Lancashire are set to receive more protection than ever before.

Blackburn nurse wins special award

Lancashire Telegraph: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

1:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A NURSE who helps people stub out their smoking habits has won a coveted award.

East Lancashire residents urged to be vigilant during Eid

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

EAST Lancashire residents have been warned to be extra vigilant when giving to charity during the remainder of Ramadan, and at Eid.

East Lancashire ambulance staff vote for industrial action

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:13am Saturday 26th July 2014

AMBULANCE staff in East Lancashire have joined colleagues across the region in voting for industrial action, as part of a dispute over allowances and staffing cover.

VIDEO: East Lancs teachers’ end-of-term video goes viral

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SCHOOL pupils normally celebrate the end of term with parties, non-uniform days and practical jokes.

Summer a 'death sentence' for East Lancashire dogs

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE summer is like a ‘death sentence’ for increasing number of dogs that are being abandoned when their owners go away on holiday, animal charities claim.

East Lancashire residents gear up for Eid

Lancashire Telegraph: Faz Patel, of Kingfisher Close, Blackburn, celebrates with, from left, Khadijah Sesay, seven, Ebrahim Jangaria, his son Mohammad, 19 months, Jahira Jangria and six-year-old Hawwa Sesay.

1:10pm Saturday 26th July 2014

EID Al-Fitr is expected to be fall on Monday, but depending when the crescent moon starts to show, it may be celebrated on Tuesday.

East Lancashire what's on

It’ll be all White on the night! Snooker Legends in Blackburn (link) 11:19am Mon 21 Jul 14

Cue star Jimmy opens up to Diane Cooke ahead of the ‘Snooker Legends’ show at King George’s Hall

Show brings Bill Oddie back to roots (link) 3:25pm Thu 10 Jul 14

BRITAIN’S most favourite ‘twitcher’ Bill Oddie will be making a flying visit to the Ribble Valley this autumn…

Gunn’s a big shot in theatre (link) 3:12pm Thu 10 Jul 14

RIBBLE VALLEY crooner Nicholas James Gunn is shooting for the stars after collecting a top am-dram gong.

Britpop veteran still going strong (link) 3:00pm Thu 10 Jul 14

OCEAN Colour Scene founder Steve Cradock is rock and roll’s man for all seasons.

Telly hit man’s musical nostalgia (link) 2:52pm Thu 10 Jul 14

THE Cottontown Sound Corporation, with former Stiffs guitarist Strang in their ranks, have released their latest…

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