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VIDEO: East Lancashire GCSE students collect results

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:27am Thursday 21st August 2014

STUDENTS across East Lancashire were finding out their GCSE results today.

Phenomenal range of attractions lined up for bank holiday in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

EAST Lancashire is braced for a fantastic Bank Holiday weekend with events staged throughout the three days.

MURDER PROBE: Blackburn man died of single stab wound, police reveal

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN who died after suffering fatal injuries at a house in Blackburn was stabbed, murder probe police have confirmed.

CCTV images released after Blackburn buildings vandalised

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE officers in Blackburn have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a number of buildings were daubed with 'free Palestine’ graffiti in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Blackburn e-cigarette firm fuming over new EU rules

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BLACKBURN company Totally Wicked is mounting a legal challenge to proposed European Union restrictions on electronic cigarettes.

Burnley market’s future in the spotlight

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE future of Burnley’s indoor market will become clearer after councillors consider the findings of an external review, say town hall leaders.

Burnley mum’s anguish at £14,000 gold raid

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BURNLEY mother has been left devastated after thieves stole thousands of pounds-worth of Asian gold from her home.

Community shocked at sudden closure of Burnley Spar

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CUSTOMERS were left in shock after a popular central Burnley store suddenly closed without warning this week.

Blackburn school set to demolish old nursery

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BLACKBURN school is to demolish an old nursery to make way for a play area.

'FREE PALESTINE' painted on historic Blackburn landmarks

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

COMMUNITY leaders have condemned a gang who painted ‘Free Palestine’ on historic Blackburn landmarks.

Accrington Stanley players’ boots stolen before game

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have contacted police after thieves stole boots from several players – a day before a 4-0 defeat that saw them slip to the bottom of the Football League.

Police appeal after teen robbed in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:50pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy had his mobile phone taken whilst walking home last night.

Campaigners win fight to reduce speed limits on Wilpshire roads

Lancashire Telegraph: 20mph speed limit to be introduced

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE speed limit on two Wilpshire ‘rat run’ roads is set to be lowered following a long running campaign.

VIDEO: Clarets fan takes on 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in New York

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A CLARETS fan living in New York has joined an internet celebrity craze where people pour buckets of ice cold water over themselves for charity.

LUCKY LYNDA: Blackburn bingo enthusiast wins dream holiday

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LUCKY bingo enthusiast has won a dream holiday for two after winning a national competition through her local club.

Blackburn Mall spending up - but fewer visiting

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Mall

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

VISITOR numbers fell at Blackburn’s main town centre shopping hub last year - but bosses believe spending has gone up.

Complex £4million roadworks get underway in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

MAJOR works starting this week to improve one of Blackburn’s most complex road systems will be well worth any disruption, borough transport boss Maureen Bateson has promised.

Police renew plea for witnesses after Belmont crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a crash in Belmont that left two women in hospital.

Biker from East Lancashire killed near Darwen

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed in a crash on the A666 out of Darwen last night.

New Burnley free school set to open next month - but it could only be a third full

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW free school is set to open in Burnley next month but will only be around a third full, according to the charity behind it.

Blackburn bakery fury at rubbish tippers

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A BLACKBURN bakery has called for greater help from the council after litterbugs dumped bags of rubbish outside their store.

East Lancs sex offender given curfew for moving home without telling police

Lancashire Telegraph: Michael Smith is described as white, of skinny build, and around 6’ 1” tall

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MISSING sex offender who handed himself into police after an appeal on the Lancashire Telegraph website has been ordered to stay indoors at night.

‘Steely’ Blackburn landlady dies at 92

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an East Lancashire landlady, who died at the age of 92.

Stolen East Lancs puppy never found

Lancashire Telegraph: Zippy, two, Staffordshire bull terrier

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRUNK sneak thief stole a treasured Staffordshire bull terrier puppy when he crept into an unlocked house in the middle of the night, a court heard.

Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy gets 1958 World Cup cap

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CLARETS legend Jimmy McIlroy has finally been recognised for his role in one of his country’s greatest football achievements – more than half a century on.

West Indian cricket legend returns to East Lancashire after 56 years away

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A CRICKETING great who played in the Lancashire League for nearly a decade in its heyday will be returning to East Lancashire for the first time in 56 years tonight.

East Lancs dogs become blood donors in national drive to boost supplies

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THEY say dogs are a man’s best friend – but they can be pretty kind to each other as well.

VIDEO: Watch moment large road sweeper collides with parked car in Blackburn - then drives off

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THIS is the moment a road sweeper collided with a car parked at the side of the road.

East Lancs politicians and faith leaders call for end to Gaza conflict

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLITICIANS and faith leaders have come together in both Blackburn and Burnley to call for peace in Gaza and around the world.

Migrant to be deported after Home Office immigration swoop in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Immigration officials have been questioning the couple

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 29-YEAR-OLD man is to be deported after being found to be in the country illegally.

£1million boost for cancer care in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARITY bosses have announced a new £1 million fund to boost cancer care in East Lancashire, in a bid to tackle some of the worst ‘death rates’ for the condition in England.

Burnley teen Declan Edwards found hanged after drugs binge, inquest hears

Lancashire Telegraph: Declan Edwards, 16,

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BURNLEY teenager who sparked a major search was found hanged after a weekend drink and drugs binge, an inquest heard.

Burnley troublemaker could face jail after shining torch at police helicopter

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TROUBLEMAKER once dubbed ‘The Joker’ could be facing jail after trying to shine a torch at a police helicopter in Burnley.

Criticism as rail travel looks to increase by 3.5%

Lancashire Telegraph: A train service bound for Leeds departs from Bradford Interchange

3:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

EAST Lancashire politicians and rail campaigners yesterday demanded better rolling stock and extra investment as train passengers were braced for fare increases of 3.5 to 4.5 per cent next year.

Chance to take on ex-world champion Mark Webster in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NELSON residents will have the chance to take on former darts world champion Mark Webster next week.

Ex-Claret is new face of mental health charity Mind

Lancashire Telegraph: Clarke Carlisle on his first day at Bootham Crescent talks with The Press’ York City  reporter Dave Flett

2:10pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CLARKE Carlisle, the former Clarets skipper, has been named as a new ambassador for leading mental health charity Mind.

Community united in grief after shock Blackburn death

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MOURNERS gathered at Jamia Ghosia Mosque in Chester Street, Audley, near Bilal Saddique’s family home, to offer up prayers yesterday.

Social media praised in Hyndburn dog return

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

4:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

HYNDBURN’S MP Graham Jones praised the power of social media after the owner of a lost dog he was caring for came forward.

Acrington post office closes for major revamp

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ACCRINGTON Post Office will close for two weeks while it undergoes an extensive renovation.

Darwen community groups get Crown awards

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than £4,000 has been handed out to three community groups in Darwen.

No charges over expenses for former East Lancs MEP

Lancashire Telegraph: Den Dover MEP

3:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

FORMER East Lancs MEP Den Dover will not face criminal charges over allegations of expenses misconduct while representing the Tory party at Brussels and Strasbourg.

Friend’s fundraising drive to aid Colne cancer girl’s family

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A LOYAL friend is raising money to send a little girl who has battled cancer and her mum on a dream holiday.

Furnishing rooms to help elderly in homes dismissed as a total gimmick

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:56pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CARE homes have been told to furnish residents’ rooms with their own bedsheets, curtains and furniture in a bid to make them less “austere and alien”.

Online game shows how East Lancs ambulance staff deal with ‘unusual’ emergencies

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMBULANCE chiefs have created a ‘humorous’ computer game, including animated shark attacks and alien invasions, in a bid to raise awareness about 999 services.

US envoy among star Turf Moor guests

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A STAR-STUDDED list of guests enjoyed Burnley’s return to the Premier League at Turf Moor on Monday night.

Accused East Lancs nursing home employee was angry at theft

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NURSING home employee who reported a colleague for allegedly putting a plastic bag over a dementia sufferer’s head had earlier told her co-worker she could have knocked her head off for taking some sunglasses, a jury was told.

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE: Our favourites from across the web...

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:48pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral with celebrities such as David Beckham, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears all dumping ice cold water on themselves in the name of charity. Here are a few of our favourites...

Female students still avoiding maths and physics

Lancashire Telegraph: Parents invited to see how maths is taught at Thornhill Primary School, Southampton

5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FIGURES show girls are still in the minority in physics and maths in spite of the subjects becoming more popular.

Man dies after Morrisons car park smash

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE officers in Nelson are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man died following a collision in a supermarket car park yesterday.

Blackburn estate to get £3.5m ‘community hub’

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NEW £3.5million community hub is to be built at Blackburn’s Shadsworth Estate.

East Lancashire what's on

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Telly hit man’s musical nostalgia (link) 2:52pm Thu 10 Jul 14

THE Cottontown Sound Corporation, with former Stiffs guitarist Strang in their ranks, have released their latest…

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