A CHARITY fundraiser in memory of a former Todmorden High student who lost his life from injuries suffered in the Afghan conflict will take place in June.
BURNLEY RES 3, TRANMERE RES 1 BURNLEY reserves tonight secured runners up spot in the Central League West Division thanks to a comfortable win over Tranmere Rovers reserves at Turf Moor.
TEENAGERS have appeared before Burnley magistrates accused of an arson attack on a community centre.
THE family of a baby struck down by meningitis say they are ‘overwhelmed’ by the support they have received from local people.
TWO men from Nelson have appeared before Burnley magistrates over an alleged plot to burn down a butcher’s shop in Pendle.
TERMINALLY-ill Burnley tot Joshua Hill received a family boost after his aunt completed the London Marathon.
A LATE Victorian love affair between a machinist and a clerk has been captured for posterity in the county archives.
A WATERFOOT mum-of-two has been working on a collaboration between grime-pop rapper Tinie Tempah and pop sensation Adele.
ANOTHER publican in East Lancashire has been ordered to turn off the jukebox after being raided by a music industry watchdog.
ACCRINGTON Stanley midfielder Ian Craney has left the club by mutual consent after failing to agree terms on a new deal for next season.
LONG johns and a night-shirt belonging to the ‘Blackburn Giant’ have fetched more than twice as much as expected when they went up for auction.
AN elderly disabled woman was saved from serious harm in a house fire thanks to her smoke alarm.
SIXTY-two people have lost their jobs at a bakery equipment firm originally established by former Clarets director John Turkington.
When friends recently asked me out with them to King George’s Hall to see a comedy film made by an amateur film company, I didn’t know what to expect.
THE Olympic Games have been described as the greatest show on earth.
I was disgusted to read Russell Brand’s opinion that tak-ing drugs should not be seen as a ‘criminal or judicial matter’ but as a ‘health issue’.
REGARDING the story about a large survey being conducted on the health and lifestyles of people in East Lancashire, the selection was ‘made via GP registered patient lists’.
Chris Tappin, Garry McKinnon, Ian Norris, Jeff-rey Tesler, Richard O’Dwyer, Babar Ahmad and Seyla Ahsan are all victims of the same problem: the UK-US Extradition Treaty.
I remember the time, not many years ago, when they told us there would not be a recession.
TWO house raiders who struck at a property in Padiham in the early hours walked free from court.
A NEW community history project will see mementoes, keepsakes and family heirlooms put on display in East Lancashire libraries.
A LAST letter penned by Colne’s Titanic hero Wallace Hartley has fetched more than £95,000 at an American auction.
A CREDIT union is celebrating coming of age by offering work experience to students.
HISTORIANS in Ramsbottom will be celebrating the town’s links with Charles Dickens as part of a heritage extravaganza.
A HOUSING firm with plans to build 74 houses in a Rossendale village has responded to residents fighting to save a 100-year-old tree on the development site.
A ROSSENDALE kitchen and bedroom manufacturer has received a top award for the quality of its products.
BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle is calling on local manufacturing firms to enter a competition to win £20,000 worth of consultancy.
DANIEL Alan Haworth, 20, of Burnley Road, Blackburn, was made subject to 12 months’ community supervision, ordered to do 80 hours unpaid work, banned from driving for seven months and fined £50 with £50 costs by Blackburn magistrates after pleading guilty to driving while disqualified and without insurance and possession of cannabis.
DONORS are needed to boost blood stocks by more than 30 per cent before the start of the Olympic Games in July.