A FIGHT to reinstate a rail link between East Lancashire and North Yorkshire will continue whatever happens on June 8, according to a campaigner.
DARWEN Healthcare is taking on a number UCLan students to help with their training.
A CRIME author is set to visit Darwen Library as part of the Read Regional 2017 programme.
RSPCA inspectors were overcome with the smell of urine and faeces when they raided rubbish-strewn homes containing 24 dogs and cats in Accrington.
THE former Marks and Spencer store in Accrington is to reopen as a new clearance store ‘bring something different’ to the town.
A TOP cabinet minister hit the election campaign trail in East Lancashire only to be told of the aerospace industry’s concerns over quitting the European Union.
BURNLEY are looking forward to the pressure of having four games to retain their Premier League status, according to defender James Tarkowski.
FOOTBALL fans are being reminded of police safety advice as Blackburn Rovers play their final home game of the season.
A 41-YEAR-OLD man drove his van dangerously around a supermarket car park on a busy Saturday afternoon.
SEVERAL ponies have been spotted on the A59 near Langho this morning.
A 13-YEAR-OLD schoolboy who died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest has had a special academic award dedicated to his memory.
A 25-YEAR-OLD Blackburn man assaulted his sister when she advised their mum not to lend him any money.
A NEW mental health awareness event is being staged by the area’s community restart service at Turf Moor.
WORK has begun on a new £4.2million state-of-the-art teaching block for Todmorden High School.
COUNCIL bosses hope the arrival of a mountain bike festival will provide an economic boost for Rossendale.
A DOMESTIC abuse service which has been the main support agency in Rossendale for more than 20 years has closed.
BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche said the supporters' player of the year awards dished out to Tom Heaton were 'fully deserved'.
OFFICERS have launched an investigation after a man was caught looking at people in the men’s toilets at a Lancashire railway station.
A TV cooking competition set to include an East Lancashire chef will start on Monday.
BACUP Borough will bid to finish their Hallmark Security League Division One season with a victory when they host City of Liverpool tomorrow.
A FOREST school has taken action to make improvements after a poor Ofsted rating.
AN OSWALDTWISTLE couple took their 13-year-old son on holiday to Spain instead of sending him to school.
THE Lancashire Telegraph has joined the fight against fake news.
THE leader of Ribble Valley Borough Council is to step down for 'personal reasons'.
WHEN Jack Barrett walks down the street with his friend 'Eric' his neighbours know he's not kidding!
YOUNG mums who were left without any playgroups for their children following council cuts have banded together to form their own.
A NEW £2million trampoline centre in Blackburn will officially open its doors in July, creating 80 jobs.
A 39-YEAR-OLD Accrington woman claimed she had paid £50 in cash to a dog warden who had followed her pet home after it had fouled in the street.
CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after a controversial plan for three new wind turbines was withdrawn a day before a final decision was due.
A DISABLED cyclist has set out on a challenge to visit all the football grounds in the North West to raise money for a charity that helped him.
A NEW law requiring councils to intervene earlier to prevent homelessness is due to be introduced.
COMMUTERS are expected to face disruption on their daily route to work after a strike by rail staff today.
RAMRAIDERS smashed their way into a shop and stole a number of bikes, police said.
WHEN Chris Bleazard reached 15,000 Lancashire League runs he had a beer named after him.
A man is in hospital with what police described as ‘serious injuries’ after an incident in Great Harwood in the early hours of Friday.
A MAN is set to stand trial over allegations he stole items including Star Trek magazines and scrap metal.
A MAN has been arrested after a police chase through Great Harwood which ended in a crash.
THE landlord who forced a referendum on whether Burnley should have a directly-elected mayor is locked in row over the cost of the poll.
A ‘DEVIANT’ sexual predator who targeted vulnerable women as they slept and raped a pensioner after sneaking into her home has been jailed for life.
A MAN has been jailed after he devised an ‘elaborate’ ploy to lie his way out of having no driving insurance.
A TEENAGE girl has spoken out after she was left hospitalised following a brutal attack.
TWO best friends from Blackburn have raised more than £200 for the British Heart Foundation.
MATT Jansen would consider gaining promotion with Chorley a bigger achievement than playing in the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers.
CHARLIE Mulgrew insists Rovers boss Tony Mowbray won't have to gee his players up for tomorrow's home clash with Aston Villa as they all realise the importance of the fixture.
A LOVE 'rectangle' involving four women ended in violence, a court was told.
SEAN Dyche admits Joey Barton is a 'complex character' but praised his influence around Turf Moor in his two spells with the Clarets.
A LANDMARK building in Colne’s transformation will be complete when a well-known wine bar and deli relocates there next month.
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