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East Lancs teens warned over 'sharing' explicit photos

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:10am Monday 15th September 2014

A WARNING has gone out to young people not to circulate revealing pictures of themselves via text message or social media.

Breaking news Man cut from car after serious two-car smash in Rawtenstall

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:07am Monday 15th September 2014

A 67-YEAR-OLD man had to be cut out of his car following a crash in Rawtenstall this morning.

Grandfather breaks record to win World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:18am Monday 15th September 2014

A GRANDFATHER smashed his son-in-law’s record to be crowned the World Black Pudding Throwing Champion.

Seven-year-old girl breaks leg in Darwen road accident

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:43am Monday 15th September 2014

RESIDENTS of a Darwen street are calling for traffic calming measures after a seven-year-old girl suffered a broken leg in a road accident.

21-year-old attacked on Burnley dancefloor

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:50am Monday 15th September 2014

A 21-year-old was allegedly punched, kicked and stamped on by two men in what police said was an unprovoked attack on a nightclub dancefloor.

Concern growing for missing Rawtenstall man

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:09am Monday 15th September 2014

A 54-YEAR-old man has gone missing from a nursing home without his medication.

Dog walker allegedly attacked with brick at East Lancs beauty spot

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

9:25am Monday 15th September 2014

A DOG walker was allegedly struck around the head with a brick after asking a fellow pet owner to control his animals.

Warnings over malicious emails sent to East Lancs addresses

Lancashire Telegraph: Generic image of a man typing on a computer keyboard. (8341410)

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

AN ONLINE scam warning has been issued about malicious emails containing software which can access personal and financial information.

Blackburn dentist cleared of assaulting man

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:41am Monday 15th September 2014

A DENTIST who dragged a man out of his surgery has been acquitted of assault.

Six evacuated from Blackburn flats after ‘arson’

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:22am Monday 15th September 2014

SIX people were evacuated from smoke-filled flats when a suspicious fire broke out in Blackburn.

Barnoldswick school has expansion plans

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for DNA Builders

8:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A CATHOLIC primary school in West Craven has submitted plans to build extra classrooms.

Pendle Council wants parish councils to take over services

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor Joe Cooney

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs in Pendle want town and parish councils to take over a host of services and facilities to save money.

Helmshore benefits cheat caught working for security firm

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

2:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A £21,000 ‘multiple’ benefits cheat claimed he could only walk 10 metres without severe discomfort - while working for a security firm in a near four-year scam, a court heard

Nelson pupil celebrates 'best SATs result'

Lancashire Telegraph: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

1:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

A HARDWORKING pupil is celebrating after he was awarded the highest possible grade in his SATS maths test

Delight as salmon found in Burnley river

Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Salmon industry at risk’

11:50am Sunday 14th September 2014

SALMON have been found in a stretch of the River Calder near Burnley for the first time in almost 55 years.

Inquest opens after Burnley car park fall

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

A CCTV operator raised the alarm when they spotted a man on the top floor of a town centre car park.

UPDATE: Blackburn woman in court accused of murder of 18-year-old

Lancashire Telegraph: Preston Crown Court. Picture from Google Maps.

5:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD woman has appeared at the crown court charged with the murder of a teenager.

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after Hoddlesden crash

Lancashire Telegraph: TEEN HURT: The Yorkshire Air Ambulance flew the teenager to hospital.

4:02pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A CYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital after a collision with a van.

Tribunal says standard of work by East Lancs doctor 'unacceptable'

Lancashire Telegraph: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

1:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE standard of the work of a doctor at East Lancashire hospitals was ‘unacceptable’, a tribunal has found.

Six evacuated as suspicious fire hits Blackburn flats

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:14am Saturday 13th September 2014

SIX people were evacuated when a suspicious fire broke out at a block of flats in Blackburn this morning.

Man survives after spending 15 minutes unconscious in Blackburn pool

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A MAN who was unconscious in a swimming pool for 15 minutes after suffering a fit has thanked his friend and lifeguards who ‘without a doubt saved my life’.

Attacker laughed after Blackburn robbery

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A 42-YEAR-OLD man was left with serious injuries when he was robbed in Blackburn.

Housing plan for Longridge Legion site

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for DNA Builders

9:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A ROYAL British Legion club could be partially demolished to make way for housing.

Blackburn school first in country to win literacy award

Lancashire Telegraph: BOOKS: The library has increased its visitors from 2012 to 2014

8:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A BLACKBURN primary school has been named as the first in the country to win a prestigious education award.

East Lancs primary children get lessons in hate crime

Lancashire Telegraph: Sylvia Lancaster

7:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A HATE crime awareness charity is spreading its message to primary school children.

Darwen studio school moves into new home

Lancashire Telegraph: Principal Ruth Bradbury

6:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE principal of a Darwen secondary school has said she is confident its pupils will ‘thrive’ after it moved into a revamped £4.1m building.

UPDATE: Woman tells of moment man was hit by Blackburn train

Lancashire Telegraph: British Transport Police

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A WOMAN has spoken off her horror at seeing a fellow commuter hit by a train.

Blackburn schoolgirl is 'first football mascot to wear headscarf'

Lancashire Telegraph: Yaya Toure apparently feels unloved by his Manchester City employers

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL became an internet sensation after she escorted Manchester City’s Yaya Toure on to the pitch wearing her headscarf - in the club’s sky blue colours.

East Lancashire dog lovers rally for fire-hit kennels

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

ANIMAL lovers in East Lancashire have rallied round in support of a dogs’ home that was burnt to the ground in a suspected arson attack.

East Lancs MP's quest for 100 apprentices

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Jake Berry

2:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

JAKE Berry, Rossendale and Darwen’s MP, has launched his 100 Apprentices in 100 Days campaign.

East Lancs celebrates its heritage this weekend

Lancashire Telegraph: The new £8m Blackburn Market opened its doors at 9am today.

12:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

HISTORIC homes and landmarks across East Lancashire are set to throw open their doors this weekend to share the secrets of their longevity.

Blackburn killer to fight extradition

Lancashire Telegraph: Corporation Park, Blackburn

12:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A CONVICTED murderer from Blackburn is to appeal to the Supreme Court in Ireland to reverse a decision to extradite him back to the UK.

Blackburn mother of Reeva Steenkamp 'cannot believe' Pistorius verdict

Lancashire Telegraph: June Steenkamp

11:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE mother of Reeva Steenkamp, who was killed by her paralympic athlete boyfriend has said she 'cannot believe' the judge believed his story.

Campaigners angry over Burnley train station delay

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS have banded together to demand answers over why Burnley’s flagship new railway station has apparently been standing idle for nearly three months.

UPDATE: Hundreds of Colne homes and businesses without water

Lancashire Telegraph: File photo dated 12/08/08 of a dripping tap as hard-pressed households could be given help to cope with water bills, Downing Street has indicated in the latest political row about the rising cost of living. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday Nove

12:40pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SCHOOL was forced to close as hundreds of homes and premises in Colne had their water supplies cut off or suffered pressure problems.

Girl, seven, injured in Darwen collision

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SEVEN-year-old girl was taken to hospital after she collided with a car in a Darwen street

Heart attack kills 53-year-old Blackburn dad

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A FATHER-of-two has died suddenly at his home in Blackburn.

Man hit by train 'was sitting on edge of platform at Entwistle station'

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MAN left seriously injured after he was hit by a train is thought to have been dangling his legs over a platform edge before it struck.

East Lancs hospital chief: Staff need TLC

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:02pm Friday 12th September 2014

ONE of Kevin McGee’s priorities will be ‘putting an arm around’ beleaguered staff at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, after what has been the most difficult year in the organisation’s history.

UPDATE: Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Lancashire Telegraph: Oscar Pistorius

9:29am Friday 12th September 2014

PARALYMPIC athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide.

East Lancs care home boss found guilty of health and safety failings after resident's death

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 12th September 2014

THE boss of a care home has been sentenced to community service after a resident fell off a stair lift and died due to health and safety failings.

AUDIO: Listen to Blackburn thief trying to sell stolen phone

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

5:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy who turned detective managed to record a 10-minute conversation of a man trying to sell his phone which had been stolen during a robbery.

Blackburn postman stole money in first month on job

Lancashire Telegraph: A Royal Mail post box

5:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

A POSTMAN has admitted stealing cash from mail that he was meant to be delivering.

Blind East Lancs drugs king jailed for 21 years

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A BLIND university graduate who masterminded a drugs ring in Accrington has been jailed for 21 years.

VIDEO: East Lancs animal sanctuary in call for donations

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Friday 12th September 2014

BLEAKHOLT Animal Sanctuary is calling on businesses to help expand its shelter for abandoned and neglected creatures.

DONATE: Dog lovers giving to Manchester blaze fund

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:30am Friday 12th September 2014

ANIMAL lovers have donated hundreds of thousands of pounds online following a blaze which killed more than 50 dogs.

VIDEO: X Factor star and lifelong Rovers fan impresses players at Brockhall

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:13am Friday 12th September 2014

LIFELONG Rovers fan and X Factor star Reece Bibby said performing in front of Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer was scarier than singing for music guru Simon Cowell.

UPDATE: Police appeal for witnesses after horror at Entwistle railway station

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

AN INVESTIGATION is ongoing after a man received serious injuries to his feet after being struck by a train while on a railway platform.

Family heartbreak after dog killed in Colne hit-and-run

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:38am Friday 12th September 2014

A FAMILY has been left heart-broken after their pet dog was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Colne.

Sadness as cancer kills 49-year-old Burnley teacher

Lancashire Telegraph: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

9:34am Friday 12th September 2014

A DEVOTED teacher who dedicated her life to St Mary’s RC Primary School in Burnley has died, aged 49, of pancreatic cancer.

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