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Police helicopter and six police cars in major hunt for Pendle burglars

Lancashire Telegraph: LIFT OFF: A police helicopter demonstration took place at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station's open day. Buy picture, BCR401406_13, at bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

9:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A HELICOPTER, six police cars and patrol dogs were involved in a major hunt for two burglars who broke into a shed in Pendle.

Eight sets of twins causing headache at Burnley school

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:08am Thursday 30th October 2014

TEACHERS at a Burnley school could be forgiven for doing a double-take after four sets of identical twins enrolled to begin lessons.

POLICE APPEAL: Missing mother and child could be in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

A MOTHER and child who went missing from their home in Salford could be in Colne.

PICTURE GALLERY: Fans queue for hours to meet Clarets stars

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

HUNDREDS of Clarets fans queued around the block to meet their heroes.

Taxi driver fined for knocking down man

Lancashire Telegraph: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

3:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A TAXI driver who knocked down a pedestrian who had just used a bank machine in Haslingden has been fined £150 by magistrates.

Action to rectify problems at Rawtenstall school

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

3:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

SENIOR leaders and governors at a Rawtenstall school are taking ‘effective action’ to tackle the areas requiring improvement, Ofsted inspectors have found.

Motorist cleared of taking car involved in crash outside Rossendale care home

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A MOTORIST has been cleared of taking a car which was involved in a crash outside a Rossendale care home.

Lancashire songbird sanctuary finalist for award

Lancashire Telegraph: The threatened Pennine finch, also known as a twite

2:55pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A PROJECT which has created more habitats for Burnley’s favourite songbird and established rural mountain bike trails has been shortlisted for a major award.

Youngsters invited to Burnley Bonfire Night celebrations

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

YOUNG PEOPLE are being invited to an evening of food, music and other fun activities in Burnley to celebrate Bonfire Night.

Burnley Knowledge Quarter site sold for scrap

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A DECISION has been made which could lead to the sale of a portion of land within Burnley’s Knowledge Quarter for the possible expansion of a scrap metal business.

Ofsted inspectors rate Burnley nursery 'outstanding'

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

2:53pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TOP leadership, high quality teaching and meticulous care secure excellent achievement for all children at a Burnley nursery, Ofsted has found.

Fury over Pendle wind turbine plans

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A ROW is brewing over two controversial wind turbine bids at either end of Pendle – with views from some of the borough’s most historic buildings and countryside potentially compromised.

Asbestos linked to lung cancer death of former Burnley youth goalkeeper

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:18pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A FORMER England Schoolboys and Burnley youth team goalkeeper died after years working near asbestos, a coroner has ruled.

New Burnley high school’s oversubscribed hope

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:06pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE team behind Burnley’s newest high school threw open their doors as they hosted their first-ever Founder’s Day.

Travellers set up camp on road next to council offices in Bacup

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:16am Wednesday 29th October 2014

TRAVELLERS have set up camp on a highway next to council offices in Bacup.

New lottery funding boost for Burnley buildings

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:33pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE latest piece of the £125 million redevelopment of Burnley’s former mill heartland looks set to slot into place with the confirmation of new lottery funding.

Burnley woman who ‘glassed’ a man in the face could face jail

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 27-year-old woman who ‘glassed’ a man in the face, cutting his eye, could be facing a jail term.

Burnley drunk found with CS gas in his pocket

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:32pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A DRUNK seen with blood around his mouth in the street had a CS gas canister in his jeans pocket, a court heard.

Yobs ‘a hazard’ to Pendle OAPs club users

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:31pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EXTRA police patrols have been requested after representatives of a Pendle OAPs club complained about problems caused by street drinkers.

Allotment gardeners attacked in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

AN investigation is said to be underway after vandals reportedly targeted amateur gardeners at an allotment site in Nelson.

Praise for young Barrowford fundraisers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

TWO youngsters who ‘banded together’ to sell the latest must-have fashion accessory have been praised by hospice chiefs.

Nelson thug could face prison after threatening to smash ex-partner's face up

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A THUG left his ex-partner terrified when he flouted a restraining order and threatened to smash her face up, a court heard.

No charge for Burnley man who jumped into River Brun

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:14pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A 29-YEAR-OLD man who was arrested by police after jumping into the River Brun, in Burnley, has been released with no further action to be taken.

22-year-old Burnley man dies in Amsterdam

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A BURNLEY man has died and his friend is being treated in hospital after they are believed to have taken drugs in Amsterdam.

Police appeal for missing Bacup teen

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:34am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information about a teenager who is missing from home in Bacup.

Rossendale flood defences set to be unveiled

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW flood defence scheme to protect more than 164 homes and businesses in Stubbins will be unveiled next month.

Tributes paid to much-loved Burnley charity worker

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:22pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved Burnley charity worker after he died suddenly following a heart attack.

Burnley taxi boss fined after parking row

Lancashire Telegraph: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

12:44pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A BURNLEY taxi boss whose drivers repeatedly parked outside the booking office despite it being banned ended up facing a fine.

Nelson park chosen as venue for new disabled ‘help’ programme

Lancashire Telegraph: Diasabled wheelchair sign

1:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

EXTRA provisions are set to be made for people with physical and mental health difficulties as part of a major revamp at a Pendle park.

Open day for potential student teachers at Haslingden school

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:25pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

AN open afternoon for potential student teachers is to be held at an outstanding Haslingden school.

Colne car vandal to pay for headlights

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A VANDAL who caused £100 damage to a car as part of a ‘mini spree’ was ordered to pay the owner compensation.

Burnley teen could face jail after admitting assault

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

12:59pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A TEENAGER could be facing jail, after admitting assault causing actual bodily harm, at Burnley Magistrates’ Court.

Families guests at Nelson cenotaph naming

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:41pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE families of 12 men and women whose names are being added to Nelson’s cenotaph will be among the guests of honour for Remembrance Sunday.

Car park plans for Burnley mosques unveiled

Lancashire Telegraph: A design for the proposed mosque on the Hall Street site which now looks unlikely to ever become reality

2:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

ALMOST 50 new car parking spots to serve mosques in Burnley are planned.

Burnley nightclub doorman assaulted drunken reveller after he kicked DJ's car

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

9:38am Monday 27th October 2014

A NIGHTCLUB doorman assaulted a drunken reveller after he kicked a DJ’s car.

Burnley College fined £20k after technician broke back trying to clean air filter

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:34am Monday 27th October 2014

COLLEGE bosses in Burnley have been fined £20,000 after a technician broke his back while trying to clean an air filter at the Princess Way campus.

Rawtenstall runners hunted down by blood-thirsty zombies

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:45pm Monday 27th October 2014

DOZENS of the undead were chased by soldiers across ‘Rottenstall’ at the weekend.

'Worst street in Colne' set for revamp at last

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:46am Monday 27th October 2014

WORK has started in earnest on a £1.7million project to transform the fortunes of a terrace once dubbed ‘the worst street in Colne’.

Former Burnley restaurant could become takeaway

Lancashire Telegraph: Tests show over 75% of Bucks kebabs contain wrong meat

2:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

A FORMER restaurant building in Burnley could be turned into a takeaway, if planners agree.

Colne man charged with dangerous driving after allegedly crashing into ex-partner's car

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

2:01pm Monday 27th October 2014

A 28-YEAR-old man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with dangerous driving after he allegedly crashed into his ex-partner's car and rammed it into her house in Clayton-le-Moors.

Centre bids to help vulnerable people in Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

A NEW centre is opening in Colne to help vulnerable people in the borough.

Burnley hotel in the running for top award

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Monday 27th October 2014

STAFF at a Burnley hotel are ‘inn’ the running to land a top hospitality prize.

New campaign to help people with dementia in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:15pm Monday 27th October 2014

AN initiative to help people with dementia in Rossendale has been launched.

Walking Football tournament to take place in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: SLOW BUILD UP PLAY: A walking football event takes place in Centre Square, Middlesbrough to encourage more people to participate in the sport. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

2:10pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE first Walking Football Tournament in Rossendale takes place on Saturday at Marl Pits Leisure Centre, Rawtenstall.

Burnley Youth Zone gets state-of-the-art story themed new look

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:39am Monday 27th October 2014

BURNLEY Youth Zone has undergone a transformation with six stunning wall graphics to brighten up the blank walls.

Briercliffe primary school wins Ofsted praise after 'requires improvement' verdict

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:30pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A PRIMARY school has been praised a matter of months after being told it required improvement by Ofsted.

Exciting new five-a-side plans for Loveclough Park

Lancashire Telegraph: FOOTBALL: Leisure Leagues are starting a new six a side league this November

11:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

REVISED plans have been drawn up for a major redevelopment of Loveclough Park by the social enterprise agency Proffitts.

New job celebrations end in violence in Rawtenstall

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A UNIVERSITY graduate who was celebrating getting his first job with his friends lost his front teeth after being headbutted in an unprovoked town centre attack.

New fears over noise from Padiham business park

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:21pm Friday 24th October 2014

RESIDENTS fear they will suffer noise disturbance from a Padiham business park if an expansion plan is given the green light.

Revised Rawtenstall bus station scheme revealed

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

REVISED proposals for Rawtenstall’s new £3.5 million bus station have gone on show — as part of the first phase of the former Valley Centre square redevelopment.


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