LANCASHIRE Police has redrafted its policy on receiving gifts and hospitality.
THIEVES have raided a Rossendale riding school for the third time in 12 months.
A LOUT who attacked two men, one of them for the second time, has been locked up for 23 months.
A CHIP shop has battered the opposition to win a Choice Chip Award.
EXTRA training is being offered for staff at a prison where an alleged double killer from Burnley was found hanging.
FORTY three people have been arrested and hundreds of suspected criminals have been visited as part of a crackdown on burglary.
A FORMER Rossendale MP has been appointed as the highest ranking Freemason in East Lancashire at a ceremony King George’s Hall.
AN AGREEMENT has been reached on the future of a derelict pub plagued by drugs and crime.
TWO East Lancashire budget fashion stores are set to close, it has been announced.
PARENTS in East Lancashire have hit back at leaked plans to axe authorised absences during school term times.
A RIBBLE Valley store has announced which charity it will be supporting this year.
A CARER who stole money from mentally ill patients at a home she worked in must get mental health treatment herself.
BLACKBURN will be given a six-figure windfall to help the area deal with right wing extremism.
Letter from Coun Joe A Smith, Ewood Ward
Letter from B White, Risedale Grove, Blackburn.
A VOLUNTEER sports coach from Pendle has landed the opportunity to work for one of the world’s biggest companies at the Olympics in London.
ASIAN children are less likely to end up in care because of the strong support network in the community, according to a religious leader.
YOUNG drivers in East Lancashire are some of the most likely in the UK to have accidents, a new report has revealed.
TONIGHT'S North West Counties League Premier Division clash between Bacup Borough and AFC Blackpool has been postponed due to a waterlogged West View pitch.
Two pairs of tickets to be won!
THE widow of an East Lancashire worker, who died after falling from unsafe scaffolding, is backing a new health and safety campaign.
A TEENAGER has won through to the semi-finals of a national beauty contest after being spotted at a fashion exhibition.
THIS year’s expanded Burnley Blues Festival will feature a ‘blues walk’ for the first time this year.
THE job description sounds innocent enough — Fiona Baker-Milligan is the passenger in a dad and daughter sidecar racing team.
ANGRY residents who are fighting plans to erect four giant wind turbines less than 350m from their homes protested at a council meeting last night.
BLACKBURN Rovers have had two of their April Premier League fixtures rescheduled due to being selected for live TV broadcast.
Dannielle Guppy blog: The Ultimate Skills Test has arrived and this will sort out the men from the boys!
A 62-YEAR-OLD man, said to have a £35,600-a-year cannabis habit, has been jailed after he was caught growing the drug again.
A TWO-hour police search and chase across an estate ended with a wanted man being arrested.
AN East Lancashire college is expanding its university department after it secured funding for more places.
A RIBBLE Valley student will be swapping sums for the saddle when he cycles almost 1,000 miles to raise money for charity.
A FAMILY-run bakery firm has blamed the closure of four of its shops on competition from national chains.
Nick Nunn column: We should all be thankful that we are not being forced to suffer the painful and depressing hardships that face the average citizen of Greece.
Sir Bill Taylor blog: I can remember, can I, having to wait a full day to see bits of overseas cricket games.
ABDUN Noor, of Richmond Hill Street, Accrington, has appeared at court on a dozen child sex offence charges.
Lancashire Telegraph comment: Since we are not in the grip of a freezing winter or a disease epidemic, the apparent situation at Blackburn Royal Hospital A&E department is both puzzling and worrying.