A BANNED motorist who nearly mowed down a police officer during a gangland-style standoff has been jailed for eight months.
EAST Lancashire could face a flooding catastrophe unless urgent work is completed to improve defences.
Adam Hosker's Apprentice blog: This weeks task was to create a selection of greetings cards not previously produced.
POLICE hit out over the "reckless and irresponsible" driving of Ashley Fielding after he was jailed for killing his friend in a high-speed crash.
LABOUR and the Conservatives have launched power sharing talks to take over in Pendle.
NEIGHBOURS and friends of a 54-year-old woman who died in a house fire have spoken of their shock at her death.
HE grew up supporting Chelsea but still has a special affection for Manchester United, so which of his two former clubs does Mark Hughes believe will win the Premier League title?
Congratulations to Barbara Burnett of Bank Mill St. who celebrates her ??th birthday on the 5th May. Sharing the same birthday are Paul Stephen Yates and Mark Howarth, two other Haslingden stalwarts
Haslingden Spring Fun Fair is on the Old Mill Site until 9th May and all rides are £1.
A NEW cafe using produce from local retailers has opened in Helmshore.
A MAN has been cleared of a "revenge" attack in a Clayton-le-Moors street.
THE first recipient of a new award for catering businesses in Rossendale has been announced.
THE sentencing of two men who stole a woman's car at gunpoint after posing as prospective buyers has been adjourned.
UPDATEDAn 11-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to his foot after he was knocked down by a car.
AN inquest has been opened into the death of retired company director Tony Taylor in the yard of his Rishton farm.
Burnley have offered two second year apprentices professional contracts.
Bradley ward winner Mohammad Sakib (L) with Jim Metcalfe
Independent candidate Glenn Whittaker celebrates his win for Craven wardÊ with Janet Henderson (L) and Jenny Purcell
Walverden ward winner Mohammed Khalid (Second from right) with labour supporters Ijaz Butt (L/R) Abdul Aziz Mohammed Khalid and George Adam
Reedley Ward &Tory winner Mike Blomeley receives a big kiss from wife Jo
Reedley Ward &Tory winner Mike Blomeley. With fellow supporters (L/R) Pauline McCrmick Joan Blomeley and Maureen Burrows
Tory supporters celebrate a win in Horsfield ward
Lib Dem supporter in pensive mood looks over the votes
Naeem Ashfiaf (Right) after his victory of Briefield ward with supporters
Glenda Clegg winner of Vivary bridge seat with fellow supporters David Clegg(L) and Howard Thomas
Tory winners of Boulsworth ward Mike Calvert and George Askew
A MAN who killed his friend in a fatal car smash has been jailed for three years.
Alan Davies defeated leader of the Lib Dems
Tony Melia leader of the For Darwen Party pictured during the Election count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.
Labour's Moria Barrett pictured after losing her seat at the Election Count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.
Concerned Jack Straw MP pictured during the Election count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.
Cllr Wagat pictured during the Election count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.
For Darwen supporters celebrate another win during the Election Count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.
Labour's Suleman Khonat celebrates winning Shear Brow ward during the Election Count at King Georges Hall, Blackburn.