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Appeal for information on First World War Darwen nurses

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN who has published her Darwen grandmother’s First World War memoirs has launched an appeal to identify nurses who worked in the family home after it was transformed into a hospital.

Police appeal after five-year-old boy hit by car in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a five-year-old boy was hit by a car in Blackburn.

Blackburn Rovers legend Colin Hendry in 'vile' tweet fury

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A ‘vile’ internet troll has been blasted for insulting former Blackburn Rovers legend Colin Hendry’s late wife.

14-year-old Darwen swimmer gets Commonwealth games campaign underway

Lancashire Telegraph: Niamh Robinson in action

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

NIAMH Robinson finished in fifth place in her heat in the 50m breaststroke as she got her Commonwealth Games campaign under way.

Ribble Valley peaceful protest bid to save Hen Harrier

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A PEACEFUL day of protest is set to be held in the Ribble Valley to highlight the ‘plight’ of the Hen Harrier.

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans: Greenbelt is under siege

Lancashire Telegraph: Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has urged ministers to offer firms cash incentives to build in Blackburn, Pendle, and Burnley instead of on green fields in his constituency.

Man found not guilty in Jayden disturbance case

Lancashire Telegraph: Jayden Parkinson

11:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

A 24-year-old has been found not guilty of a committing public order offence during a court hearing for the killer of former Colne Primet High School pupil Jayden Parkinson.

Teen sexually assaulted at Blackburn cinema

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A TEENAGER was sexually assaulted during a trip to the cinema, police said.

UPDATED: Man arrested after Church house siege

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN armed man suffered injuries during a two-hour siege at a house last night.

East Lancs footballer scores twice on Manchester United debut

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

TALENTED East Lancashire star Reece James enjoyed a dream debut as he netted twice for Manchester United in their 7-0 friendly win over LA Galaxy.

End of fast thieves strike in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BURGLARS targeted homes in Blackburn while Asian residents were out enjoying a meal at the end of a day’s fasting.

Neighbours heard screams of man in agony during Burnley house blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:05am Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAN suffered serious burns to his legs after his bedroom was engulfed by flames when a television caught fire.

Burnley seven-year-old is a wacky wonder

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SEVEN-year-old is on her way to stardom after being selected to join Britain’s newest children’s pop group.

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson in pledge to fight for jobs at Rolls-Royce in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

11:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

CONSERVATIVE MP Andrew Stephenson has pledged to step up his fight to save jobs at Rolls-Royce’s Barnoldswick plants.

Prime Minister David Cameron writes to Clitheroe schoolchildren

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:13am Thursday 24th July 2014

A LETTER from the Prime Minister isn’t something you expect to receive at school, but that’s exactly what’s happened to pupils in Clitheroe.

Judge issues Lancashire ‘dangerous youngsters’ warning

Lancashire Telegraph: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A JUDGE has warned of a ‘terrible national shortage’ of places in secure units for dangerous youngsters after Lancashire County Council was unable to find one for a teenager with a history of violence.

Prosecution threat for parents who allow female genital mutilation

Lancashire Telegraph: Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a debate in the House of Commons.

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PARENTS who allow ‘female circumcision’ to happen to their daughters will face prosecution under new measures.

VIDEO FUNNIES: 10 epic athlete fails

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Commonwealth Games are upon us so when better to watch a video compilation of epic athlete fails that features funny and toe-curling moments of athletics, gymnastics and swimming gone wrong.

Blackburn police officer who admitted having sex on duty found not guilty of misconduct

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A POLICE officer who admitted having sex while on duty has been found not guilty of misconduct in a public office.

New police report highlights use of Tasers

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EACH time police use a Taser it should be robustly justified, according to a new Independ-ent Police Complaints Comm-ission (IPCC) report.

Drugs cocktail killed Burnley woman, inquest told

Lancashire Telegraph: AstraZeneca has turned down a bid from drugs maker rival Pfizer

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 36-YEAR-OLD woman was found dead in her home following a lethal dose of heroin and methadone, an inquest heard.

Burnley student graduates with first class honours months after losing her mum to cancer

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BURNLEY student has graduated with top honours just a few months after losing her mother to cancer.

East Lancs village has towering role in top BBC show

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN East Lancashire village was turned into a TV set when stars including Sir Derek Jacobi and Sarah Lancashire rolled into town.

Sword terror at Burnley betting shop

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SWORD-wielding masked robber terrorised staff at a betting shop before escaping with cash.

Blackburn schools’ build work to end after years of disruption

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YEARS of building work at schools across Blackburn is coming to an end.

Plans to slash East Lancs weekend paramedic cover suspended

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANS to slash weekend paramedic cover in Blackburn, Burnley and Nelson have been suspended, after concerns ‘lives could be lost’.

East Lancs cyclist flung in the air after being hit by car

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CYCLIST was hurled into the air after he was hit by a driver having a ‘momentary lapse of concentration’, Burnley magistrates heard.

Ex-Rover Flitcroft launches eco-friendly homes firm - Flitcraft

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AS Chorley FC prepares for life in the Skrill North division next season, Garry Flitcroft could be forgiven for ploughing all of his energies into football.

East Lancs school rapped for commissioning beer in centenary celebrations

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A SCHOOL has been rapped by an alcohol watchdog after it commssioned a beer to celebrate its centenary.

Watch out as East Lancs temperatures soar, say health bosses

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:44am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TODAY could be the hottest day of the year in East Lancashire.

Pizza Hut toilet row terror for Blackburn waitress

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DRUNKEN yob intimidated a teenage Pizza Hut waitress so much, she had a panic attack and collapsed.

SHOCK: East Lancs couple receive £500m electricity bill

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLUNDERING electricity chiefs estimated shocked grandparents Nigel and Linda Brotherton had run up a massive electric bill of more than £500million.

Man taken to hospital after Burnley house fire

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:08am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a fire broke out in the early hours of this morning.

Call for farming to be sexy at Ribble Valley plant opening

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FARMING needs to make itself sexy and exciting, TV presenter Adam Henson claimed as he opened Ribble Valley animal feed company Dugdale Nutrition’s new £1 million plant.

Residents’ petition over Darwen factory noise

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RESIDENTS close to a factory in Darwen have launched a petition complaining about its operating hours, noise and traffic.

Rishton community happy after surgery given reprieve

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A DOCTOR’S surgery has been given a reprieve by a local health centre.

East Lancs care home blasted for a second time

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission logo

2:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A CARE home has been rapped by a watchdog for the second time this year after failing to make improvements.

Donations roll in after ‘devastating’ burglary at Bacup charity-run project

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DONATIONS of tools and cash from residents and businesses have helped Stubbylee Community Greenhouses in Bacup recover after a ‘devastating’ burglary.

Second ‘heart start’ device donated in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Rotary Club of Barnoldswick and Earby handed over a potentially life-saving defibrillator in Barnoldswick town centre.

East Lancs soldier’s war story goes to print at last

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE memoirs of a Nelson soldier who fought in the First World War has been published thanks to the efforts of his long-admiring great-grandson.

More children finding permanent homes across Lancashire, figures show

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GROWING numbers of children in care are finding permanent homes, thanks to an increase in adoptions across Lancashire.

Lancashire baby invited to help celebrate Prince George’s first birthday

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:22pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A LITTLE boy who shares his birthday with Prince George was one of just 12 children to be given a special coin to mark the day.

East Lancs cancer battler Sam Shaw takes it to the max, says mum

Lancashire Telegraph: He started chemotherapy immediately after his diagnosis last January and had been receiving intense treatment ever since.

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HODDLESDEN youngster Sam Shaw is enjoying life after being given the all-clear from cancer.

Award for East Lancs group’s ‘incredible’ fundraising efforts

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A FUNDRAISING group that has raised more than £2million in half a century has received a national award from Cancer Research UK.

Giant turbines on way to Coal Clough Wind Farm

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN LIGHT: Carmarthenshire's planning committee approved an application to erect a wind turbine on land off Heol Ddu on the outskirts of Ammanford.

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE first delivery of eight enormous wind turbines to Coal Clough Wind Farm will take place later this week.

Haslingden High headteacher celebrating top Ofsted rating

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HEADTEACHER is celebrating recognition of his school’s top ratings.

East Lancs teenager punched police officer

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:13pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A VIOLENT teenager who attacked three Nelson police officers on July 4 is facing sentence by Burnley magistrates.

East Lancs entrepreneurs offered free space

Lancashire Telegraph: Positivity needed

2:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LANCASHIRE’S bright spark entrepreneurs can get six months’ rent-free office space in Blackburn, Nelson or Chorley for thinking up the best business idea.

East Lancs dangerous dog owners urged to attend police ‘surgery’

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DOG owners who think their pets may be potentially ‘dangerous’ are being encouraged to attend a police ‘surgery’.

Blackburn nursery boss demands action over hostel users shouting and swearing

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE deaf and mute manager of a Blackburn nursery has called for action to tackle drunks fighting and swearing outside the nearby Salvation Army hostel.




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It’ll be all White on the night! Snooker Legends in Blackburn (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 11:19am Mon 21 Jul 14

Cue star Jimmy opens up to Diane Cooke ahead of the ‘Snooker Legends’ show at King George’s Hall

Show brings Bill Oddie back to roots (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:25pm Thu 10 Jul 14

BRITAIN’S most favourite ‘twitcher’ Bill Oddie will be making a flying visit to the Ribble Valley this autumn…

Gunn’s a big shot in theatre (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:12pm Thu 10 Jul 14

RIBBLE VALLEY crooner Nicholas James Gunn is shooting for the stars after collecting a top am-dram gong.

Britpop veteran still going strong (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:00pm Thu 10 Jul 14

OCEAN Colour Scene founder Steve Cradock is rock and roll’s man for all seasons.

Telly hit man’s musical nostalgia (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 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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