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Multi-million pound development set to ‘transform’ Burnley town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A MULTI-MILLION pound development – including a nine-screen cinema and six restaurants – will ‘transform’ Burnley town centre.

Road safety call after teen death in Hapton

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CALLS have been made to improve safety along a road where teenager Estelle Thompson died in an accident.

Bacup pensioner assaulted neighbours, court told

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A HUSBAND and wife were attacked by an angry next door neighbour after a bitter dispute over boundaries, a court heard.

New Nelson school looking like a class act

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF at Whitefield Infant School hauled boxes full of text books and toys in yesterday’s sweltering heat in anticipation of their big move to a new site.

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.

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.

Bench in memory of Nelson great-grandma stolen

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A SIX-year-old girl has been left distraught after thieves stole a bench placed in memory of her great-grandma at a Nelson care home.

Padiham FC youngsters to take on Honolulu Galaxy

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGE soccer ambassadors are set to bid ‘aloha’ to East Lancashire as part of an international friendship tour taking in some of the national game’s landmarks.

Overhaul at Burnley garage

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A MAJOR overhaul has been completed at a Burnley garage by an East Lancashire-based trading group, creating at least 10 jobs.

Victory after 'meadow' given a trim

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A LARGE area of grass that had become overgrown with three-foot high weeds has been cut after disgruntled residents contacted the Lancashire Telegraph.

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.

Colne drink-driver twice legal limit

Lancashire Telegraph: Groom ends up in police cell on day of wedding after alleged drink-driving incident in Newhaven

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A DRINK-driver caught twice the legal limit had been taken out to the pub after his partner suffered a miscarriage, Burnley magistrates heard.

Burnley woman charged over pub 'wounding'

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

4:28pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 27-year-old woman appeared before Burnley magistrates accused of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Impressive WW1 floral design at Towneley Hall

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

GARDENERS at Towneley Hall have spent two weeks creating a floral design bearing the East Lancashire Regiment’s badge.

Colne man died from industrial disease

4:12pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN inquest into the death of a 85-year-old Colne man confirmed that he died as a result of industrial disease.

More than 7,000 sign up for Pendle garden waste collections

Lancashire Telegraph: Householders could face forking out for garden waste collections

4:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

MORE than 7,000 Pendle residents have signed up to have their garden waste collected.

Thieves steal 3D TV from house in Summerseat

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 3D television and a designer wallet have been snatched by thieves from a home in Rossendale while the residents were asleep upstairs.

Todmorden waste plant will be shut until November

3:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CRIMINAL damage to a waste plant has meant that the site will be closed until November.

Tributes paid to Worsthorne farmer

3:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular farmer and grandfather-of-nine who died suddenly after suffering a heart attack at home on Sunday.

Helmshore thief caught in the act

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

3:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WITNESS to a thief breaking into a vehicle in Helmshore helped police to catch the offender.

Nelson communications firm lands high-profile client

Lancashire Telegraph: Communications firm Daisy creates 80 new jobs

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NELSON company is celebrating landing a high profile client.

Pendle council tax direct debits prize draw

Lancashire Telegraph: Pay your council tax by Direct Debit and you could win £25,000

3:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PENDLE Council is urging residents to pay their council tax by direct debit.

Police step up Haslingden water safety patrols

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

2:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE have repeated their calls for parents to know where their children are during the summer holidays following warnings about youngsters risking their lives diving into open water.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 benefits cheat facing being made homeless

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

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A PENSIONER from Padiham is facing being made homeless after being convicted of a 10-year housing benefit scam – for a property he part-owned.

Drink: Rossendale youngsters show the safe side

Lancashire Telegraph: Age UK County Durham warns against the risks of alcohol

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MORE than 60 young people took part in a Dragon’s Den-style competition to raise awareness around the issues of alcohol.

Pendle MP urges households to get energy savings

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

4:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson wants residents to take up energy-efficiency improvements on their home with the Green Deal.

Nelson school ‘is answering demand to improve’

Lancashire Telegraph: Private pre-school closes ahead of damning Ofsted report

4:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OFSTED have found that a Nelson primary school is rapidly improving after the watchdog told them to improve earlier in the year.

Plea for £15.5m to transform eye care at Burnley General Hospital

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley General Hospital sent remains to the crematorium

4:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A NEW eye care unit at Burnley General Hospital would help avoid overcrowded waiting rooms and ‘poor’ out-of-hours facilities, government ministers are being told.

Burnley dental practice staff scoop honours in industry’s ‘Oscars’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STAFF at a dental practice in Burnley are all smiles after it scooped a national award.

Drop in the jobless total welcomed by Pendle MP

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

4:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed new unemployment figures for June 2014 that show the number of unemployed people in Pendle is falling.

‘No plans’ to extend popular Pendle faith school

Lancashire Telegraph: Lyle Davy, 18, wins Barnoldswick's Coates ward for the Conservatives

4:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DESPITE requests from the Pendle MP, a local councillor and headteacher, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Barnoldswick will not be allowed to expand.

UPDATED: East Lancs teen dies on her birthday in tragic crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A 17-YEAR-old girl died on her birthday when the car she was travelling in hit a stone wall.

Unconscious man rescued from Burnley flat blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Monday 21st July 2014

POLICE rescued an unconscious man from a burning flat, carrying him out of a window and down a ladder.

Right Rev John Goddard packs them in at Blackburn Cathedral to end 14-year ministry

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE RETIRING Bishop of Burnley – the Right Rev John Goddard – urged worshippers to ‘take the moment, take the day’ as hundreds gave thanks for his near 14-year ministry in East Lancashire.

Bacup revamp will cause problems - traders

Lancashire Telegraph: Alyson Barnes

8:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

TRADERS have slammed plans for a £400,000 revamp of Bacup’s historic crossroads, claiming it will create traffic issues and damage the town’s heritage.

Family fun to mark Burnley river clean-up

Lancashire Telegraph: Music for a Summer's Evening

7:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A MAJOR celebration of ongoing efforts to clean up Burnley’s town centre waterways will take place next weekend.

Children shine in Barrowford talent show

Lancashire Telegraph: Barrowford's Got Talent, Barrowford Primary School, Barrowford.

6:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PRIMARY school children showed off their skills in a special end-of-year talent show.

Residents concerned over Colne shop's alcohol plans

Lancashire Telegraph: Atkinson was three-and-a-half times over the alcohol limit when he took his grandma's car.

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PLANS to sell alcohol from a new shop in an empty garage site in Colne are being opposed by neighbours over fears it would fuel anti social behaviour.

Jury considers verdicts over alleged murder of former Pendle schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a former Pendle schoolgirl will resume deliberations tomorrow.

Briercliffe firm wins £1million Commonwealth Games contract

Lancashire Telegraph: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

AN East Lancashire firm is helping to keep visitors and competitors at the Commonwealth Games safe after installing a £1million video wall system in Glasgow’s new CCTV control centre.

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