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Burnley MP backs minimum alcohol price

5:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle has called for a ban on cheap booze after shock figures revealed that the effects of alcohol cost every person in Burnley £384 a year.

Burnley pair appear in court on immigration charges

3:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A BURNLEY man and woman have appeared before magistrates accused of being involved in a false passport and immigration-dodging operation.

Teenage girl fights off mugger in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Detectives have also released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident

7:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

A TEENAGE girl fought off an attacker who tried to steal her mobile phone.

Revealing insight into private life of Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph: Revealing insight into private life of Burnley boss Sean Dyche

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is solid. He’s a proper bloke who appreciates the simple, valuable things in life and, to use his catchphrase, doesn’t “overthink” issues.

£½m spend on key X43 bus route

Lancashire Telegraph: New Dales bus link established

4:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NEARLY £500,000 is set to be spent improving the main bus corridor between Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

Landlords ‘fit and proper person’ testing extended in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Howard Baker

3:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BURNLEY Council’s executive committee has voted to extend a scheme aimed at improving housing standards.

Work underway at £2.5m Burnley sport village

Lancashire Telegraph: The construction site for the new sports village

7:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK has started on the first phase of a new £2.5million sports village in Burnley.

Burnley knifewoman in pink onesie arrested

Lancashire Telegraph: Grace Taylor

9:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A KNIFEWOMAN in a pink onesie arrested on a Burnley street was said to have earlier sent threatening texts to a woman after a dispute, a court heard.

Clarets game against Blackpool a sell-out

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley fans take to social media to share East Lancs derby delight

11:36am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CLARETS fans travelling to Blackpool on Good Friday without tickets are being warned they won’t be able to get any on the day.

Burnley postal workers threaten three more strike days

Lancashire Telegraph: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

2:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STAFF at Burnley’s sorting office in Bank Parade are planning to walk out over Easter, after a long-running dispute has remained unresolved.

Burnley residents - don’t miss your chance to vote

Lancashire Telegraph: Who will get your vote?

2:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BURNLEY residents wanting to vote in local and European parliamentary elections next month must be on the electoral register by May 6.

Burnley fraudster must pay back £6.6k

Lancashire Telegraph: DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Is there too much money in football?

2:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A WOMAN has been fined after she pleaded guilty to falsely claiming more than £6,500 in benefits.

Man jailed for sex with Burnley schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Jack Tomlinson was jailed for three years

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN who had intercourse with a Burnley schoolgirl, and sexual activity with another child, has been jailed for three years.

Clarets superfan goes 40 years without missing a game

Lancashire Telegraph: A flashback for superfan Dave Burnley

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLARETS superfan Dave Burnley will be celebrating 40 years without missing a game, at Blackpool on Good Friday.

Burnley potholes will be patched up

Lancashire Telegraph: Extent of pothole-riddled roads revealed

12:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ROAD improvements costing almost £2million are set to begin in Burnley.

Funding for controversial Burnley free school agreed

Lancashire Telegraph: The former Habergham High School site had been earmarked to become the new ‘free’ Burnley High School, but the move has been blocked by Lancashire County Council leader Jennifer Mein

12:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BURNLEY’s controversial first free school has received the green light for funding from the Department of Education.

Bonnet contest at Hapton family fun afternoon

Lancashire Telegraph: COUN CUNNINGHAM

12:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN Easter fun day organised by Hapton Parish Council takes place this Saturday from noon to 4pm on the recreation ground.

Burnley physio to take on Ironman challenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Physio training for triathlon to raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BURNLEY physio is hoping she doesn’t require too much treatment – as she aims to complete a gruelling triathlon for charity.

Young ‘idiots’ blasted over Burnley fire starting

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, firefighters Graham Stockwell, Tom Meller and Dom Fellows, at the scene of the fire at the children’s playground in Sharp Street

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A FIRE chief has blasted the young ‘idiots’ who deliberately sparked a series of rubbish fires in Burnley over the weekend.

Rival fans clash at Turf Moor after Hillsborough silent tribute ‘disrespect’

Lancashire Telegraph: Police outside Turf Moor after the match

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

FINAL-whistle clashes between a section of Burnley and Middlesbrough fans were quickly contained outside Turf Moor.

East Lancs rapist preyed on schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Abdul Basit

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A ‘PREDATORY’ attacker who raped a frightened schoolgirl and later sexually assaulted the victim, has been jailed for 34 months.

Clarets hero Gary Parkinson gets fantastic ovation

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Parkinson, accompanied by members of his family, is roundly applauded by Burnley supporters

9:21am Monday 14th April 2014

SUPPORTERS in all corners of Turf Moor welcomed back Burnley Football Club legend Gary Parkinson to his old stomping ground as he helped to conduct the half-time draw on Saturday.

Burnley Council leader to step down to work on battle to become MP

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Julie Cooper with the Duke of Kent on a recent visit to Burnley Community Fire Station where they met crew manager Alan Ashworth

11:37am Monday 14th April 2014

LABOUR’S Julie Cooper is to step down as Burnley Council leader after next month’s European and borough elections.

Burnley tycoon has plans to buy RBS branch

Lancashire Telegraph: Tycoon Dave Fishwick wants to buy the Burnley RBS branch if it goes on the market

5:35pm Monday 14th April 2014

BANKING revolutionary David Fishwick has offered to buy the Burnley branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland if it goes on the market, it has been revealed.

Hats off to Ladies Day at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph: Ladies enjoy the event. Right, Althams Travel Agents’ Suzanne Knowles

5:33pm Monday 14th April 2014

NEVER mind Ladies Day at Ascot, there was just as much glitz and glamour down Harry Potts Way as Turf Moor rolled out the pink carpet for their own champagne reception.

Cycling club doctor nears £2,000 goal

Lancashire Telegraph: Cycling club doctor nears £2,000 goal

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

A DOCTOR from Burnley has completed a 970-mile cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Pendleside Hospice.

Roof installed on new Burnley mosque

Lancashire Telegraph: Roof installed on new Burnley mosque

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE dome on a new mosque in Burnley has been installed, 10 years after work on the building began.

Enterprising Burnley is ‘leading the way’

Lancashire Telegraph: Compere Tony Livesey, left, Steve Rumbelow, third from right, and Dave Jones, right, boss of Veka, in Burnley

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

BURNLEY is ‘leading the way’ in Britain’s economic recovery, Business Minist-er Michael Fallon has said.

Burnley man rescued from flat after sleeping through his smoke alarm

11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

A BURNLEY man was rescued by firefighters after failing to wake up when his smoke alarm sounded.

Burnley FC promotion backer set for £8,300 payout

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Fuller, customer service advisor at William Hill in Burnley, with the odds on the Clarets gaining promotion.

9:24am Friday 11th April 2014

ONE punter is set to collect more than £8,000 should the Clarets secure promotion as bookies prepare for a six-figure payout overall.

Calderstones nurse from Burnley killed himself after being sectioned

Lancashire Telegraph: Calderstones NHS Foundation Trust

10:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A NURSE who frequently smoked cannabis hanged himself after a battle with depression, an inquest heard.

Burnley 'leading way' on economy says business minister

Lancashire Telegraph: Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon

8:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

BURNLEY is ‘leading the way’ in Britain’s economic recovery, Business Minister Michael Fallon has said.

New street boost for Weavers' Triangle area

Lancashire Telegraph: The Weavers’ Triangle is set for improvements

7:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SEVERAL improvement schemes in and around Burnley’s Weavers’ Triangle development area are scheduled to take place before the end of the year.

Delegation flies flag for Burnley businesses

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Council chief Steve Rumbelow with Prince Charles when he visited the town in 2008

3:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

BURNLEY’s business and political leaders embarked on a ‘trade mission’ to London yesterday in a bid to attract investment.

Blackburn knife threat siege man jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Luke Entwistle on the Blackburn rooftop

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A DOUBLE siege man who held his ex-partner hostage and made terrifying threats to slit her throat, while on bail for another police stand-off, has been jailed.

£3million Burnley Council cuts on the way

Lancashire Telegraph: Library filer dated 20/04/2003 of English One Pound Coins. Children have seen pocket money levels rise by more than four times the rate of inflation over the last year, the Halifax bank said Friday April 1, 2005. Two-thirds (66%) of seven-to-16-year-olds

10:03am Thursday 10th April 2014

A SERIOUSLY slimmed-down council for Burnley is on the horizon once cuts worth £3m come into play, town hall bosses have warned.

Big Burnley fans survive horrific M1 smash and still see Clarets win at Barnsley

Lancashire Telegraph: Nicola and Sarah Morrissey

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

TWO ‘massive’ Clarets fans survived an horrific three-vehicle motorway smash - and still saw the end of Burnley’s victory over Barnsley.

Xplorers can look around East Lancashire museums

Lancashire Telegraph: Clitheroe Castle

3:59pm Thursday 10th April 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council are offering families special passes to explore the county’s museums.

Burnley firm begins building new site in Germany

Lancashire Telegraph: Mike Damms cites the work of Aircelle (above) and Burnley’s  recognition as The Most Enterprising Place in the UK (left) as evidence for the strength of the East Lancashire economy

3:31pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ONE of Burnley’s largest private-sector employers has begun building a new German site.

East Lancashire residents asked to look after waterways

3:27pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PEOPLE in East Lancashire are being asked to help look after their local waterways by joining volunteer teams.

Fire crews called to Burnley home after pan catches fire

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

3:15pm Thursday 10th April 2014

FIRE crews from Burnley were called to a bungalow in Burnley after a pan caught fire.

Card giant to open new store in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

CARD retail giant Clintons will be opening a redesigned store in Burnley town centre this weekend.

Burnley Cricket Club wants golf day sponsors

Lancashire Telegraph: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

1:52pm Thursday 10th April 2014

BURNLEY Cricket Club is appealing for businesses to sponsor its annual and popular fundraising golf day.

Parking restrictions on Burnley industrial estate

Lancashire Telegraph: Parking puts me off Northwich

1:44pm Thursday 10th April 2014

EXTRA parking restrictions are set to be employed on a busy Burnley industrial estate in a bid to make access easier for businesses.

Disabled Nelson man who rammed a van with his motorised wheelchair before stabbing himself avoids jail

11:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

AN irate disabled man who threatened electricity engineers with a claw hammer, and rammed their van with his motorised wheelchair, has been spared jail.

Burnley man accused of growing cannabis farm appears in court

10:10am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A 42-year-old man appeared before Burnley magistrates after a £16,000 cannabis farm was found at a property in the town.

Date set for the start of signals work at Burnley roundabout

Lancashire Telegraph: County councillor John Fillis

10:20am Wednesday 9th April 2014

COUNTY council highway bosses have named a date for the latest phase of the £1.95million project to improve major gateways in Burnley.

Burnley school shows off new uniform

4:17pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A NEW uniform has been introduced at Brunshaw Primary School, in Morse Street, Burnley. It is not compulsory until September, but can be bought now from Moorline, in Standish Street.

Coal Clough and Deerplay residents to meet with local police

4:15pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

COAL Clough and Deerplay PACT meetings are held on the last Tuesday of every month, between 6pm and 7pm, at The Fold Community Centre, in Venice Avenue, Burnley.

Toddler group meeting in Cliviger

4:13pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A TODDLER group for children five and under meets every Monday and Thursday from 9.15am to 11.15am during term time at Cliviger Village Hall.


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lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:19pm Fri 21 Mar 14

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lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:06pm Fri 21 Mar 14

SHE'S one of Britain’s finest folk voices and next week Kate Rusby returns to Burnley Mechanics. JOHN ANSON…

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