Letter from Coun Jim Shorrock
Lancashire Telegraph comment: The festive party season is getting under way with less than three weeks until Christmas Day.
A TOWN centre pub has been transformed and is set to reopen under a new name.
PARTYGOERS are going to be barred from Accrington town centre if they cause trouble on nights out during Christmas and New Year.
A BURNLEY mum-of-three has thanked a ‘Good Samaritan’ for returning cash she lost while out shopping for Christmas presents.
Suzanne Geldard column: ‘BY changing nothing, nothing changes.’Amer-ican motivational speaker Tony Robbins once said that.
WITH POLL: A MUM whose teenage son became seriously ill after taking the new legal high ‘Black Mamba’ has called for it to be made illegal.
LEE Hoos has been described as a man of the people by an ex-colleague.
RSPCA officers are to meet with an Edgworth farmer today to discuss plans for moving horses kept on his land.
A NEW report has revealed that nearly half of all cancers diagnosed in the UK are caused by avoidable lifestyle choices.
A YOUNG football hopeful, left in a coma after a city centre attack, has announced his retirement from the 11-a-side game.
BRIAN Jensen is facing at least another month on the sidelines as he struggles to recover from a groin injury.
CAMPAIGNERS fear that delivery trucks stopping outside a pub are making the road dangerous.
A HAIRDRESSER died from a stroke days after undergoing surgery for a brain haemorrhage, an inquest heard.
CONTROVERSIAL plans to expand an out-of-town retail park are back on the table.
A FORMER Scotland Yard IT expert says police searching for lodger Barry Morrow should be able to track down his location, after he contacted the Lancashire Telegraph on Facebook.
THE MAN in line to become the first BNP mayor in the country has resigned from his position.
Jack Straw column: I have been known to swear.
A CHANCE discovery may have unearthed the ancient site where the Pendle Witches held their infamous coven.
A PLEA has been made to the government to stop Pendle Council losing £2million when a vital grant runs out.
A ROOFER who shot two men with an air pistol after an altercation over a traffic cone, walked free from court.
UPDATE: A community is in shock after the death of a baby boy in Burnley.
All the latest events
BLACKBURN teenager Simon Robinson has been crowned the inaugural ANWCC Junior Production Car Autotest cham-pionship winner for 2011.
The 2300 Club of Blackburn have chosen Osian Pryce as the winner of the 2011 John Easson Award.
Rishton have snapped up Bangladesh Test star Enamul Haque as pro for next season. The 25-year-old is the first Bangladeshi to sign a full-time Lancashire League contract. He replaces Will Driver, who is playing Minor Counties next year.
LE JOG, widely acknowledged as one of Europe’s toughest endurance events, takes to the road this weekend.
IT was home from home for Tom Cornthwaite after winning the 25th Bolton-by-Bowland Fell Race for the sixth time in nine years – though the event’s course record still eludes him.
ROBERT Wong completed the clean sweep at the fourth and final Red Rose Cross County League meeting at muddy Marl Pits on Saturday.
Accrington’s Ian Craney has been given the all clear by a specialist to resume training following the broken leg and ankle he suffered in training with Stanley.
AMERICAN Lee Hoos has set his sights high after being named Burnley’s new chief executive, and targeted a return to the Premier League.
IT used to the biggest day in the football calendar. On Sunday it came and went without most people even giving a second glance to it.
BURNLEY chairman Barry Kilby says fans can trust new chief executive Lee Hoos to take the club forward.
BLACKBURN Rovers skipper Chris Samba believes Yakubu can hit 20 goals for the club this season – but admits they now need to stop conceding at the other end.
MARGARET (PEGGY) RILEY Margaret Riley's family would like to thank all those who attended her funeral, her family, friends and neighbours, for their cards and condolences at this sad time. We would like to express our appreciation for donations…
JAMES THRELFALL The family of the late James Threlfall wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards of condolence, kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received during their time of sorrow.…
Raymond (Ray) Scholey Norma would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for all their support, cards of condolence and expressions of sympathy on her recent loss. Thank you to all for donations to Derian House Children's Hospice. And a…