COMMUNITY spirited award winners have revealed they will be donating their winnings back to worthy causes.
REVENUE at Nelson’s Barnfield Construction fell by £3.2million, the firm has revealed in its annual accounts.
A HOST of Burnley neighbourhoods have agreed to work together by signing a new pact.
A NELSON woman who smashed the wrist of a neighbour she claimed had called her a ‘paedo’ has been jailed for 12 months.
TWO men arrested for their involvement in a bar brawl 24 hours before a man was found dead at his Accrington home, have been released without charged.
A DRUNK broke into the home of a 64-year-old deaf man on Christmas Eve and stole cash from his pocket as he slept.
Inspired by Heidi Murkoff’s best-selling book, Kirk Jones directs this romantic comedy about five couples feeling the strain of impending parenthood.
AROUND 200 volunteers will be helping to build the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ New Kingdom Hall in Blackburn.
Moonrise Kingdom is simply bewitching, what more do you need to know?
JOHNSTON Street is one of those streets that suggests there must be some serious money to be made in takeaways.
HAVING been responsible for more than 1,000 pop songs, many of which are regarded as some of the finest ever written, you could forgive Neil Sedaka for resting on his laurels a little.
MOST of the time Telegraph Towers is a hive of activity and it usually takes something special to bring proceedings to a halt.
THINK of the best ceilidh band you have ever heard, double it . . . and you get fairly close to Shooglenifty, a potpourri of musical mayhem.
ONE of the region’s biggest choirs, with a number of members from East Lancashire, will be performing a special charity concert at Manchester’s Palace Theatre next month.
EDUCATION bosses have done a U-turn on plans to charge parents of disabled children up to £1,200 to cover transport costs.
AN ELDERLY woman had a lucky escape after a crash on the M65.
THERE can’t be many shows in which the performers don’t mind if the audience leaves at the interval.
A PENSIONER who confronted a knife-wielding robber nearly 50 years his junior has been honoured at the Police Public Bravery Awards.
A HORSE that was badly injured in a dog attack has made a full recovery and is set to take part in a prestigious equestrian event in August.
A PENSIONER who carried his life savings in a Quality Street tin in the hope of buying a static caravan in Blackpool, said he had ‘given up’ on his dream of living by the sea after being robbed in the resort.
CHAOTIC traffic outside a new Rossendale school will be eased by proposals set to be passed next week.
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BACUP’S Pioneers Cheerleaders won a stunning ten different categories at the recent United Kingdom Cheerleading Association's Spring National championships in Manchester.
RAMSBOTTOM MP David Nuttall has prompted the House of Commons to guarantee the future of Britain’s imperial measurement system.
AN ACCRINGTON seamstress has created a one-off masterpiece to raise money for charity.
STUDENTS heading home to East Lancashire for their summer holidays from halls of residence or rented flats could be entitled to a refund of £37 on their TV licence.
RESIDENTS across East Lancashire are hosting a number of street parties and community events to celebrate the Queen’s diamond Jubilee.
BULLIES often target the weakest in society and when one thug threatened 73-year-old Derek Greenwood with a knife he must have thought his victim was easy prey.
A few years back I asked the NHS to collect 15 Zimmer frames from a nursing home which had closed down.
NEW research has revealed that most UK parents are unaware meningitis vaccines do not fully protect against all types of the disease.
CONCERNS have been raised about missed vaccination and screening targets by GP surgeries across East Lancashire.
THE growing popularity of gardening is helping to give wildlife a big boost, an expert has said.
A MAN caught drink-driving while camping in the Lakes has been banned from getting behind the wheel of a car for 20 months.
A SEVEN-year-old boy was left lying in the road after a hit and run accident in Burnley, magistrates were told.
THE former Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle have thanked the people of the borough for their support throughout the mayoral year.
BLACKBURN Rovers' stadium manager John Newsham is understood to have left the club today.
TAXI leaders have pledged to bounce back after a crackdown by inspectors took 11 out of 18 cabs spot-checked off the road.
THE landlord of a house in Darwen in need of several repairs has been given six weeks to fix it or the council will step in.
Blackburn midfielder Morten Gamst Pedersen has pledged to see out the remainder of his contract at Ewood Park despite the club's relegation from the Barclays Premier League.
A LEADING councillor in Burnley has backed calls to create a local voting taskforce after the borough’s MP claimed there was ‘reports of wholesale fraud on an industrial scale’ at recent elections.
THIS is Blackburn’s new £5million glass-fronted bus station which will welcome passengers from autumn 2015.
THE very mention of a certain Scot still does not go down well in Burnley. Nevertheless, in a chairmanship spanning almost 14 years, Barry Kilby counts the appointment of Owen Coyle as one of his better decisions.
A MAN who defied doctors’ predictions that he would die as a teenager has died aged 30.
‘EAT ME’ edible hedges, a rose garden and magical rabbit hole will transform a historic East Lancashire home into an Alice in Wonderland attraction.