MADISON Allan’s grandmother has vowed to start an awareness campaign about childhood cancer Neuroblastoma.
TWO teenage Good Samaritans were rewarded after coming to the aid of a pensioner who fell and broke her hip.
A MAN has died in hospital this afternoon after he fell from a bridge onto a motorway earlier today.
AFTER even the quickest of glances around the facilities at their vast site amid the East Lancashire country-side, it is not hard to understand why Stonyhurst College has produced so many fine sporting talents over the years.
IT wasn’t just each other runners were battling against in an annual cross country champ-ionship – there was also the small matter of driving rain, artic conditions and lots of mud.
WHALLEY Range maintained their 100 per cent record to go in to the mid-season break with a magnificent seven wins out of seven.
BURNLEY Bobcats had an early Christmas present after winning the Arena League Minor Division – toppling the champions of the eight previous years.
Blackburn Community Sports Club, one of the largest providers of girls football in the country, is looking for new coaches as it aims to build on its success.
A BURNLEY-based football academy is looking for even more success next year.
Turton and Edgworth Prim-ary School have been crowned Blackburn and Darwen netball champions after a thrilling extra time victory against Westholme.
IT was great to see bumper crowds across the Boxing Day non-league programme and I am sure there is more of the same to come this weekend, if the weather behaves.
A BURNLEY transsexual who says she has been left 'half man, half woman' after doctors refused her breast surgery, will be instructing a legal team to fight her case in the New Year.
A COUPLE who spent their first Christmas with their adopted twin boys have backed the adoption process.
A YOUNG footballer with 'enormous potential' has been found hanged at his home.
THE success of a campaign to raise awareness of the consequences of alcohol-fuelled violence has led to monthly workshops.
Lancashire Telegraph comment: East Lancashire’s health problems are well documented and now the NHS has issued a warning over low blood stocks.
A DRIVER dramatically crashed through the front of a Chinese restaurant yesterday before fleeing the scene.
MADISON Allan's family have paid tribute to their "beautiful, intelligent and brave little girl".
UPBEAT Carl Garner says that Boxing Day’s win at Lancaster City was just the tonic his Clitheroe men needed ahead on the tough New Year’s Eve trek to Durham City – and insists the Blues can look forward to 2012.
Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Mark Bunn believes there is a determination among the squad to repay the faith shown in them by under fire boss Steve Kean.
BURNLEY boss Eddie Howe is hoping his men can enjoy a period of home rule after their Boxing Day battering of Doncaster Rovers – but he admits there are more tough challenges awaiting the Clarets at Turf Moor.
REFURBISHMENT work still needs to be done to the Barlow Institute in Edgworth after the running of the building was handed over to a committee of volunteers.
AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled to celebrate the centenary of the historic Marsden Park in Nelson.
ROSE MARY BROOKS (nee Taylor) A much loved and missed wife, mum and nanna. Always together in our hearts, Will love and miss you always. Frank, Donald, Harley, Anita, Paul and families
JUNE AND JIMMY WRIGHT For a special Mum and Dad, Missed and loved more each day. Merry Christmas Love Debby, Shaz, Shell, Kaz grandchildren and great grandchildren.
BRENDA NIGHTINGALE Treasured memories of our precious mum and nana, died December 28, 2010. The happiest days we ever knew, Were as a family, complete with you, You shared our laughter, joy and tears, We remember with love those wonderful, precious years. Love and miss you more and more each day Mum. Lots of love always, Julie, Mick, Jonathon, Lucy, Lesley, John, Linda, Lee, Baby Jack, Steven and Angela xxxx
STEPHEN TAYLOR Suddenly on December 21, 2011 in hospital, Stephen , aged 53 years. Loving husband and best friend of Lorraine , a much loved father of Anna, Stephen and Nathan, a devoted grandad of David, Cameron, Josh, Daisy and Millie, dearly loved son of Alf and the late Joyce, and son in law of Ellen and the late Kenneth, remembered by Ray, dear brother of Walt, Mick, Derek, Chris, and brother in law of Ken, and also, a loving uncle of Trinity and Destiny. 'Stephen will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.' A Service will be held at St Mark's Church on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., prior to interment at Pleasington Cemetery .Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton, where flowers will be received.Enquiries. The Alty Funeral Service, Broomfield Place, Witton, Blackburn. Tel. 01254 503240 funerals.altys.info
ANNE GILL Passed away December 28, 1994. Still loved, still missed, still very dear. Sadly missed. Loving son Alan.