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LIVING NIGHTMARE: Burnley carer cleared of placing incontinence bag over head of dementia sufferer

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A CARER from Burnley cleared of placing an incontinence bag over the head of a dementia sufferer as she sat on the toilet has spoken of her 16-month ‘living nightmare’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Burnley warehouse worker denies possessing criminal property

Lancashire Telegraph: Failed businessman made £130,000 growing cannabis in factories for gang

11:02am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A STORAGE company employee had no idea his boss was using a warehouse to stash drugs money, a court has heard.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a collision.

Burnley fans’ mosaic shows pride as club returns to Premier League

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Clarets were welcomed back to the big time last night as fans declared to the world their pride in ‘Our Turf’.

Success for new Burnley event Drop The Beat

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

PROMOTERS of one of Burnley’s largest-ever dance music events have promised to come back bigger and better after impressing crowds at Towneley Park.

BBC Sport pundit slated over Burnley/Ribble Valley gaffe

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:34pm Monday 18th August 2014

A BBC pundit has been criticised on social media after claiming that Burnley was in the Ribble Valley.

EYES ON TURF MOOR: Billions of football fans to tune in for Burnley's return to Premier League

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

A RECORD 4.7billion football fans around the world will potentially watch the Clarets make their long-awaited return to the Premier League tonight.

CHEAP AS CHIPS: Burnley takeaway on sale for £9k

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

A CHIP shop in Burnley has gone on sale for just £9,000.

Grandfather of tragic teen calls for safety measures

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

THE grandfather of a teenager who lost her life in a road collision in Hapton is leading calls to improve a ‘danger bridge’.

Scheme to get Burnley active secures funding

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley's Thompson Park

10:30am Monday 18th August 2014

A SCHEME to promote healthy lifestyles in Burnley has secured a £20,000 funding boost.

Burnley Canal Festival to be a ‘feast for all the senses’

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

8:26am Sunday 17th August 2014

BURNLEY Canal Festival promises to be a ‘feast for all the senses’.

Young Clarets fans predict the season ahead

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

YOUNG Clarets fans at Burnley’s nearest neighbours are ‘full’ of excitement as they prepare for a season watching Sean Dyche’s men take on the Premier League’s biggest names.

Burnley man left needing back brace after attack over X Box game

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

8:52am Saturday 16th August 2014

A BURNLEY man who was attacked while playing video games with a friend needed a chest brace to help him breathe after he ended up with so many broken ribs and vertebrae, a court heard.

30-year-old Burnley pervert exposed himself on internet

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A PERVERTED internet ‘fantasist’' who talked dirty to what he thought were schoolgirls and tried to meet one for sex was caught because the ‘11-year-olds’ were actually und- ercover police.

Ex-Clarets to star in charity match in memory of engineer

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A CHARITY football match is being staged on Sunday in memory of a Padiham engineer – involving the Vintage Clarets and his friends.

Turf Moor facilities given £4m facelift

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

BURNLEY have undertaken a £4million refurbishment of Turf Moor and their Gawthorpe training base in preparation for the Premier League.

Investigation after blaze rips through Burnley house

Lancashire Telegraph: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

5:04pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FIRE crews searched a house in Burnley after a blaze ripped through the living room while people were feared to be inside.

Burnley Warburtons expands with 60 new jobs

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A NEW £20 million development at Warburtons is all set to be the best thing since sliced bread.

Clarets fans place 10,000/1 bet on Burnley winning Premier League

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:27am Thursday 14th August 2014

SEAN Dyche’s Burnley team might well be the bookmakers’ favourites for the drop this season — but some die-hard fans have backed them to win it at odds of up to 10,000 to one.

Last laugh for Clarets fan who backed Premier League promotion success

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:34pm Thursday 14th August 2014

ONE Burnley FC punter who put his money where his mouth is has made the Lancashire Telegraph’s deputy sports editor eat his words.

Charity to help injured 23-year-old former Burnley soldier after he was jailed

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:35am Thursday 14th August 2014

A VETERANS charity is to help a jailed former soldier from Burnley who was left with brain injuries after seeing two friends die during a roadside bombing.

Law student banned from driving after high-speed race through Burnley jailed for M6 smash

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:05am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A LAW student, banned from driving last year for taking part in a high-speed race through Burnley, has been jailed after being involved in a motorway smash.

Burnley residents left without water

Lancashire Telegraph: Multi-million pound Wirral sewerage upgrade in pipeline

1:09pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Burnley have been left without water since before 9am.

Baby’s premonition of Clarets Premier League return comes true

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

EVEN as a babe-in-arms Morgan Shapland was predicting that the Clarets would be back in the big time.

Burnley bar manager robbed at knifepoint in Nottingham

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:32am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A BAR manager from Burnley has told how he feared for his life after he was robbed at knifepoint.

FOUL PLAY: Burnley woman accuses park rangers of 'picking on innocent dog owners'

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A BURNLEY woman has accused park rangers of 'picking on innocent dog owners' after she was cleared by a magistrates' court of dog fouling.

East Lancs woman resorted to drug dealing after benefits frozen, court told

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SINGLE mum who turned to dealing cannabis after her benefits got ‘frozen’ has been spared immediateljail.

Burnley housing demolition bid to safeguard row

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THREE empty homes should be demolished in Burnley to safeguard the rest of a terrace street, senior councillors have been told.

Burnley Premier League fever sparks merchandise rush

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CLARETS shirts bearing the names of star players Ings, Vokes and Trippier have been flying off the shelves at Burnley's club shop.

Diners flee as Burnley Indian restaurant sign bursts into flames

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

MORE than 50 customers and 12 staff had to be evacuated from a popular Indian restaurant in Burnley after the neon sign on the front of the building went up in flames.

Anger as car demolishes bridge in hit-and-run incident just yards from where Burnley teen was killed

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:42am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CAR has demolished a canal bridge in a hit-and-run incident just yards from where a teenager from Burnley lost her life in a car accident three weeks ago.

East Lancs youth groups share almost £40k for summer activities

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

2:51pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

YOUTH projects in Burnley and Rossendale will share in a near £40,000 windfall from Lancashire County Council to keep them out of mischief during the summer holidays.

Burnley clubber has emergency surgery after ‘bottle attack’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

A CLUBBER has undergone emergency surgery after being bottled in a Burnley night spot.

Burnley woman jailed after bid to smuggle drugs into prison

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Monday 11th August 2014

A BURNLEY woman who was part of a plot to smuggle heroin into prison has been jailed for three years.

Brothers’ Pendleside Hospice walk is tribute to gran

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Monday 11th August 2014

HUNDREDS of children are expected to take part in the second ‘Little Heroes’ walk to raise thousands for Pendleside Hospice.

Italian fans add to great carnival atmosphere at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:59pm Monday 11th August 2014

ITALIAN supporters made it a real carnival atmosphere as the Clarets romped to a 3-1 win against Serie A opponents.

Three charged after drugs found at house in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

5:14pm Sunday 10th August 2014

THREE people have been charged after police discovered a ‘substantial quantity’ of drugs at a house in Burnley.

Vacant Padiham home torched for second time

Lancashire Telegraph: A barn fire was extinguished by firefighters from Watford, Garston and Borehamwood yesterday morning

5:11pm Sunday 10th August 2014

A VACANT home in Padiham has been set alight for the second time this summer.

Community mourns death of East Lancs best friends

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A COMMUNITY turned out in their thousands yesterday to mourn two best friends killed in a motorway smash.

Burnley rooftop siege man jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Adam Ashworth

10:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

A CONVICTED burglar who threw toys at police during a four-hour long rooftop stand-off has been jailed for 16 weeks by magistrates.


Burnley what's on

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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