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Drug addicts’ syringes dumped in Padiham cemetery

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:02am Monday 20th October 2014

RESIDENTS have blasted drug users for leaving their syringes in a Padiham cemetery.

Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CLARETS legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley after receiving one of football's highest honours.

East Lancs mum overjoyed after successful operation to straighten teenage daughter’s twisted spine

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:36pm Friday 17th October 2014

A TEENAGER has been given a new lease of life after undergoing an operation to straighten her spine.

Burnley sexual predator jailed after attacking teen at party

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Friday 17th October 2014

A SEXUAL predator who attacked a 16-year-old girl has been put behind bars.

VIDEO: Clarets fans given chance to bring Turf Moor seats to their living rooms

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

THOUSANDS of Clarets fans feel at home in their Turf Moor seats - now they’re being given the chance to bring replicas into their own homes.

Burnley shoplifter given second chance despite breach

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

1:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WOMAN who went out shoplifting while subject to a suspended sentence has been given another chance.

Burnley newsagent: I sold man a £4million winning scratchcard!

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MYSTERY gambler from Burnley is said to have walked away with a £4million jackpot after striking gold at his local newsagent.

VIDEO: Clarets star Tom Heaton told he is 'overweight' at BMI test - but it's all muscle...

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CLARETS star Tom Heaton got a shock when health check nurses in Burnley town centre said he was “overweight”.

New target for Georgia Fourie Butterfly Fund appeal

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN appeal in memory of a brave nine-year-old has a new set of goals for the youngsters who have followed in her footsteps at a Burnley school.

Burnley school to get kitchen at last with £250k extension

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:17pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SCHOOL in Burnley which took its campaign for a new kitchen right to the top at Westminster has unveiled plans for a £250,000 extension.

East Lancs man jailed for sending text of love to ex-partner

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man who vowed in an illegal text message to his ex-partner that neither the ‘wind or the waves’ could separate them found that prison bars would do the job when he appeared in court.

Burnley-born actor Sir Ian McKellen to be given Freedom of London

Lancashire Telegraph: VISITOR: Sir Ian McKellen

12:48pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURNLEY-born actor Sir Ian McKellen will receive the Freedom of the City of London at the end of the month.

East Lancs cannabis street dealer jailed for nine months

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY PLEA: Imran Ali admitted possessing 1.5 grammes of cannabis.

12:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CANNABIS street dealer said to have had 17 customers, has been sent to jail for nine months.

Burnley hard rock band thanks fans after nine years of success

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MEMBERS of a hard rock band from Burnley have thanked their loyal fans after staging a raucous farewell gig in the town.

Drunken Burnley arsonist rescued from ex-partner's flat after torching building

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A DRUNKEN arsonist who torched his ex-partner’s flat had to be rescued by police who bravely carried his unconscious body from the burning property.

DICKIE PINKS: New owner aims to transform historic Burnley pub building into homes

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:39pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE new owner of an historic Burnley pub is hoping to turn the building into a new apartment block.

Ex-Burnley stolen car dealer spared jail

Lancashire Telegraph: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

12:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A ONE-time wheeler dealer, then involved in the disposal of stolen cars, including a £60,000 Range Rover, has been spared immediate jail.

Tributes paid to former Burnley teacher Mr Gray

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:06pm Monday 13th October 2014

A FAMILY have paid loving tribute to former Burnley teacher, Ron Gray.

Man seriously injured after assault in Padiham

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:42am Monday 13th October 2014

A 45-YEAR-OLD man suffered serious head injuries when he was assaulted in Padiham.

Burnley FC looking for female players

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

BURNLEY Football Club is looking for girls to become Clarettes.

Burnley community centre bounces back after refurbishment

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:01pm Monday 13th October 2014

A REFURBISHED community centre in Burnley has been officially opened.

Energy company hails new Burnley wind turbines

Lancashire Telegraph: A wind turbine

5:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

AN energy company has hailed Burnley’s newest wind turbines after they began generating electricity.

Clarets fan suffers bleed on the brain in attack after getting on wrong train from away match

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

A CLARETS fan suffered a bleed on the brain in an unprovoked attack after getting the wrong train home from an away match.

Police believe blaze at Burnley tattoo parlour was arson - to prevent it opening

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:21pm Friday 10th October 2014

AN arson attack at a new Burnley tattoo parlour was targeted to stop it opening, police believe.

Young East Lancs ambassadors to travel to Germany in twinning project

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

A FIRST-class performance by Padiham youngsters at Burnley’s newly-revamped railway station was just the ticket before they travel out to Germany and the Netherlands.

Did Burnley mill’s steam lead to worker's asbestos-related cancer?

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:32pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A FORMER mill worker in Burnley has launched a compensation fight after being diagnosed with an asbestos-related cancer.

Preventative double mastectomy mum’s brave decision ends 20 years of worry

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:40pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BURNLEY mother has said that a double mastectomy has finally given her peace of mind after almost 20 years of worry.

Winter walk for Pendleside Hospice

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:42pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A MAJOR new fundraiser has been announced by supporters of Pendleside Hospice in partnership with Rotarians in Padiham.

Register your bonfire alert with Burnley Council

Lancashire Telegraph: There were fewer incidents on Bonfire Night than in recent years

12:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BURNLEY Council and it’s Community Safety Partners have launched their annual bonfire registration scheme.

Burnley curry house shortlisted for best takeaway award

Lancashire Telegraph: Coley curry

12:23pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A BURNLEY curry house has been shortlisted for the region’s best takeaway in the English Curry Awards.

Man collapses and dies near Burnley park

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

4:19pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MAN collapsed and died near Towneley Park in Burnley this morning.

New Burnley tattoo business closed before it opens due to suspicious blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Wednesday 8th October 2014

AN investigation has been launched into a suspicious blaze at a Burnley tattoo shop that broke out on the same morning it was due to open.

Burnley traveller site options to be looked at

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

BURNLEY Council said the consultation events for its Local Plan, which includes proposals for three permanent traveller sites, were ‘well attended’.

Anger over rubbish left by travellers in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:22am Tuesday 7th October 2014

RESIDENTS have reacted angrily after a group of travellers left piles of rubbish next to a children’s playground in Burnley.

Burnley man jailed for life after murdering mum-of-4

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Monday 6th October 2014

A BURNLEY man has been jailed for life for murdering a mum-of-four in a frenzied prolonged attack.

Delays after crash on M65 near Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Congestion on the A59

8:53am Monday 6th October 2014

TRAFFIC is easing on the M65 after a crash earlier this morning.

Missing Burnley man found safe and well

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 6th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for people to help them locate a Burnley man who never returned home after finishing work on Saturday.

Fed-up Burnley man obstructed police as they searched house for brother

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

THE brother of a man being hunted by police tried to stop officers searching his house as he was 'sick to the back teeth' of them turning up, a court heard.

Children in Gambia get play area gift - thanks to Burnley businessman

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Monday 6th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS in Africa will soon be able to enjoy a state-of-the-art playground thanks to a generous Burnley businessman.

Scout reunion planned for Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: 1st Leominster Scout Group Jumble Sale & Open Day

4:04pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A BURNLEY Scout group has called on former members to ‘be prepared’ for a reunion as it celebrates its 100th birthday.

Burnley alcoholic fined after breaching ASBO banning him from stores

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:34pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A NOTORIOUS drunk who has been banned from supermarkets and retail parks in Burnley town centre has been hauled before the courts yet again – this time for being round the back of Asda in the early hours.

MP claims Burnley traveller sites can be ‘axed’

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:21am Friday 3rd October 2014

BURNLEY Council has pledged to axe plans for permanent traveller sites in the borough – as long as the town’s MP can obtain confirmation from government ministers that the sites are not required.

Burnley health staff host Great British Bake Off-inspired competition

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:07pm Friday 3rd October 2014

STAFF at the Virtual Ward in Burnley’s St Peter’s Centre have risen to the occasion – hosting their very own Great British Bake Off-inspired competition.

Cyclist left seriously injured after drunken Burnley attack

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CYCLIST was left seriously injured after he was attacked for nothing by a complete stranger as he rode to work.

Burnley residents reject all three proposed travellers site locations

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:08pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Councillors were at loggerheads last night over proposals to create three traveller sites in Burnley.

Police warning after rise in Padiham lead and stone thefts

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:56pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN INCREASE in thefts of lead and stone from homes in Padiham has prompted police to warn residents to be vigilant against the crime.

Burnley thief jumped into canal to escape security officer - then swam straight to police

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:08pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A THIEF who told a shop security officer he had a knife, made off and dived into a canal to escape – but swam into the arms of the law, a court heard.

Dozens to protest Burnley travellers’ sites bid

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:17am Wednesday 1st October 2014

DOZENS of protesters are expected at a Burnley council meeting tonight to hand over a petition outlining their opposition to three proposed travellers’ sites.

Former Clarets star selling second hand luxury cars

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:34am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A FORMER Burnley footballer who was forced to retire due to illness has found a new direction in life – selling second hand luxury cars.

Fire crews called after TV starts Padiham house blaze

Lancashire Telegraph: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

12:05pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

FIRE crews were called to put out a blaze in Padiham after a television overheated.


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High hopes as metal heroes I.C.O.N. sign to new label (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:33pm Thu 10 Jul 14

BURNLEY metal band I.C.O.N. have signed to Burning Halo Records — independent specialists intent on releasing…

Musical: The High Life to play at Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:04pm Tue 17 Jun 14

YOUNG theatre enthusiasts are heading back to school after hours next week in their latest musical production.

Echoing to the sound of Simon and Garfunkel with Burnley gig (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:35pm Thu 15 May 14

A SHOW which was 18 months in the planning is heading to Burnley Mechanics on Saturday and one of its stars…

The Clone Roses make their way to Burnley (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 10:49am Thu 8 May 14

THE sound of two of the biggest bands of the Nineties will be coming to Burnley Mechanics next week.

The Hoax are back to headline Burnley Rock and Blues Festival (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 12:00pm Thu 1 May 14

IN the 1990s, The Hoax were officially the best Blues band in Britain – taking the coveted award five years in a…

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