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Passengers face train delays after equipment problems

Lancashire Telegraph: ROLLING STOCK: A Northern Rail Pacer at Darlington railway station. Picture: ANDY LAMB

7:31pm Sunday 25th January 2015

RAIL passengers travelling to Preston are facing delays of up to an hour this evening.

AVAILABLE: Popular pub closed and put up for sale after extensive refurbishment

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

A RIBBLE Valley pub which has served its community for decades has been closed and put up for sale.

GOVERNOR: Walking Dead star inspires pupils on school visit

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

ONE of the stars of a smash-hit American TV show has visited an East Lancashire school to help inspire the next generation of thespians.

WORLD RECORD: Endurance athlete set to run 350 miles non-stop

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:05pm Friday 23rd January 2015

A WORLD-BEATING endurance runner is set to take on his biggest challenge to date and run for 350 miles non-stop.

Doors at 200-year-old church set to re-open after £400,000 refurbishment

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:54pm Friday 23rd January 2015

THE doors to a 200-year-old church are set to be reopened after a £400,000 refurbishment project.

Clitheroe student set to take on musical elite after starring in Boxing Day prom

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:15am Thursday 22nd January 2015

PERFORMING at the Albert Hall and being awarded a top music qualification has formed the backdrop to a Clitheroe student’s last 12 months.

Bail extended for ex-Claret Clarke Carlisle after coma recovery

Lancashire Telegraph: Clarke Carlisle

4:20pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

FORMER Burnley footballer Clarke Carlisle has come out of his coma, a court was told yesterday.

Ribble Valley villagers fear for pub future after sudden ‘closure’

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:55pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

FEARS are growing over the future of a Ribble Valley pub after it suddenly closed.

East Lancashire dairy farmers warn of pneumonia risk to cows

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:49pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

DAIRY farmers across East Lancashire are bracing themselves for a period of changeable weather which increases the risk of pneumonia in herds.

FURTHER DELAYS: Motorists driven to despair at traffic lights

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Wednesday 21st January 2015

BURNLEY motorists have criticised the new sets of traffic lights at a busy roundabout after suffering further delays.

Part of hospital closed due to fault with flooring reopens

Lancashire Telegraph: Corpse defrosts in freezer failure and anaesthetist electrocuted by defibrillator: 'serious incidents' triple in south west Hertfordshire hospitals

3:34pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

PART of the new Clitheroe Community Hospital closed due to a fault with the flooring has now reopened.

MATILDA: Ribble Valley stage star reaches final auditions for major West End musical

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

A BUDDING stage star from the Ribble Valley is on the cusp of the big time after reaching the final round of auditions for a major West End musical.

Six-figure compensation package for workers affected by call centre’s transfer to India

Lancashire Telegraph: MONEY: Cumbria is to benefit from a multi-million cash award for local businesses

9:45am Tuesday 20th January 2015

STAFF at an Accrington call centre who were made redundant when bosses transferred operations to India have won a six-figure payout.

Longridge Royal British Legion Club could be forced to close

Lancashire Telegraph: Royal British Legion
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2:32pm Monday 19th January 2015

A RIBBLE Valley club which has been going for more than 80 years could be forced to close if more members are not found, according to bosses.

Haslingden primary school rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:19am Monday 19th January 2015

A HASLINGDEN primary school is among the best in the country.

Bogus electrician cons 94-year-old woman in her own home

Lancashire Telegraph: Police issue warning of internet scammers

6:00am Saturday 17th January 2015

A 94-YEAR-OLD pensioner was the target of a bogus electrician in her own home.

Ribble Valley church aspiring to improve facilities

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:56pm Friday 16th January 2015

A MAJOR scheme to upgrade facilities is under way at a Ribble Valley church.

UPDATE: 50-year-old man dies in M61 motorway crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Friday 16th January 2015

EAST Lancashire commuters heading into Greater Manchester will be faced will long delays into this evening after a 50-year-old man died in a crash involving two cars on the M61.

Blackburn and Longridge school pictures found on Russian site used by paedophiles - with disgusting comments...

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:10pm Friday 16th January 2015

PHOTOGRAPHS of Lancashire schoolchildren have been copied from social networking sites and posted on a Russian website used by paedophiles.

Roof refurb returns pride to Salesbury Memorial Hall

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A MAJOR refurbishment project to restore the roof of a rural village hall has been completed.

Blackburn school latest to join Church of England in Lancashire’s academy trust

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:14pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A SCHOOL in Blackburn has become the latest to join the Church of England in Lancashire’s academy trust.

UNCERTAIN: Well-known Darwen pub could be facing closure after being put up for sale for £125k

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

A WELL-known Darwen pub could be facing closure after it was put up for sale.

Blackburn school's teaching methods praised by education boss

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:45pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

THE way youngsters are taught at a Blackburn school has been praised by a new education boss.

Ribble Valley MP joins bid for road safety near schools

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:20pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

THE high number of accidents around Ribble Valley primary schools have encouraged the borough’s MP to throw his weight behind a new campaign.

SKILLS CITY: After wide criticism multi-million scheme at BAE could attract 6,000 hi-tech jobs

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:52pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

THE starting gun has been fired at the multi-million pound ‘Skills City’ for Lancashire.

Major rescue operation as walker dies after suffering suspected heart attack

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 13th January 2015

A MAJOR rescue operation was launched after a pensioner collapsed and died while out walking.

Call to fix ‘perilous’ pavements in Clitheroe

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:03pm Monday 12th January 2015

A DAD-of-three who was injured after being hit by a car is calling for the ‘perilous’ state of the pavements in Clitheroe to be addressed after falling over in the town centre.

Northern Ireland movie shot in Blackburn up for BAFTA honours

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Monday 12th January 2015

A FILM that transformed part of Blackburn into 1970s Belfast has been nominated for a prestigious BAFTA award.

Villagers opposed to Thwaites brewery’s HQ switch from Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 12th January 2015

THE residents of Mellor Brook won’t make Thwaites welcome if the brewery moves to the village, local campaigners have said.

MURDER PROBE: Two arrested after man dies in suspected stabbing

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 12th January 2015

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man died in a suspected stabbing.

East Lancashire photographer in frame for prestigious global award

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Saturday 10th January 2015

AN East Lancashire photographer has been nominated for a prestigious global award for his work over the last 12 months.

Ribble Valley play areas could be in line for £40k makeover

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:14pm Friday 9th January 2015

PLAY areas across the Ribble Valley could be in line for a £40,000 makeover.

Ribble Valley cycling festival idea ‘at an early stage’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:51pm Thursday 8th January 2015

CYCLISTS could be set to take to the saddle for a new nine-day festival later this year.

WEATHER ALERT: East Lancashire motorists told to brace for gale-force winds

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Thursday 8th January 2015

MOTORISTS in East Lancashire have been told to brace for gale-force winds which are expected to last from tonight into tomorrow morning.

Bogus ‘prize draw’ mail scam victims win refund after Trading Standards crackdown

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:16pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

DOZENS of victims of ‘prize draw’ mail scams have got their money back after a Trading Standards crackdown.

Ribble Valley teen plans series of challenges to say thanks for recovery from cancer

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:45pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

A TEENAGER who bravely battled illness has set herself 12 months of challenges to mark five years since being told she was cancer-free.

TRIBUTE: Former police inspector who tackled gunman ‘loved Ribble Valley’

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:55pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Clitheroe police inspector who was honoured after disarming a gun-wielding hostage-taker.

Disputed Ribble Valley bridle path set to open following 28-year row

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:14am Tuesday 6th January 2015

A DISPUTED bridle path in the Ribble Valley is set to open following a 28-year legal row.

Secrets of Ribchester’s Roman fort could be unearthed in major 2015 dig

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Monday 5th January 2015

LONG-FORGOTTEN secrets of Ribchester’s Roman fort could be unearthed in a major dig this year.

Blackburn businesswoman hopes Caribbean chicken curry is 'Come Dine with Me' success

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Monday 5th January 2015

THE knives and forks will be out as a Blackburn businesswoman takes on three rivals in a soon-to-be-aired episode of Come Dine With Me.

Precious items from East Lancashire collections head for top exhibition in London gallery

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:57pm Saturday 3rd January 2015

PRICELESS treasures kept safe in East Lancashire will be put on display at a prestigious London venue at the end of the month.

East Lancashire gets off lightly as extreme weather hits rest of the country

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Friday 2nd January 2015

EAST Lancashire experienced a wetter but more frost clear 12 months than in previous years in contrast to a rollercoaster of extreme weather across the country. in 2014.

Whalley fundraiser inspired by ‘amazing little girl’

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Friday 2nd January 2015

WHALLEY residents are bidding to raise thousands of pounds for charity after being inspired by an eight-year-old with Cystic Fibrosis.

Burnley primary school recognised for outstanding contribution to the arts

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:44pm Friday 2nd January 2015

A BURNLEY primary school has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to the arts.

HERO: Five members of family rescued from burning home by neighbour

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30am Wednesday 31st December 2014

FIVE members of a family were pulled to safety from their burning home by a heroic neighbour.

Thriller author recovering after being crushed under wheels of his own car

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:44am Tuesday 30th December 2014

AN author is recovering at home after being crushed under the wheels of his own car.

BARGAINS AT DAWN: Savvy East Lancashire shoppers hit the sales

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:16am Monday 29th December 2014

BARGAIN-hunters cashed in on the Boxing Day sales before a quieter weekend for stores across East Lancashire.

RENOVATION: Dilapidated East Lancashire schools to get share of £2.4bn

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:04am Monday 29th December 2014

DILAPIDATED schools in East Lancashire could be about to get their share of £2.4billion for renovation or rebuilding work.

HERO: Accrington teenager helps family escape burning home after arson attack

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:24am Monday 29th December 2014

A TEENAGER has been hailed a hero after alerting his sleeping family to an arson attack on their home.

Colne man wanted after failing to return to bail hostel

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:56am Sunday 28th December 2014

A MAN from Colne is wanted by police on prison recall after breaching his licence conditions.

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