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Gunman who shot East Lancs police officer found guilty of attempted murder

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A GUNMAN who shot a Pendle police officer and then left laughed as he cycled away has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Profoundly deaf Rossendale man and wife become charity champions

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

PROFOUNDLY deaf Norman McLaren astounds audiences when he picks up his piano accordion and plays.

Burnley pays respects to wartime soldier

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGE soldier who was killed a week before the end of the First World War has been remembered at a ceremony at Burnley Town Hall.

Trawden residents’ plea to put brake on ‘60mph’ drivers

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

RESIDENTS in a Trawden street are so fed up with speeding motorists, they are putting pressure on the county council to rethink the speed limit.

New contractor accused of closing Rossendale minor injuries unit early

Lancashire Telegraph: Russ McLean

2:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HEALTH chiefs have come under fire for ‘breaking a promise’ over services provided at Rossendale Minor Injuries Unit (MIU).

Tractors revved up ready for Pendle farmer tribute

Lancashire Telegraph: Tractors take part in the parade. inset: Farmer Andrew Nutter

2:59pm Thursday 31st July 2014

More than 100 farm vehicles are expected to take part in this year’s sixth, annual Pendle Charity Tractor Run, which celebrates the life of local farmer Andrew Nutter.

East Lancs firms hit by roadworks

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

2:53pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BUSINESSES are being affected by traffic build-ups caused by roadworks on the M65 motorway, Pendle’s MP said.

Free tips on how to sell goods

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FREE marketing workshops will take place in Burnley in October.

Fundraiser in memory of tragic Nelson quad biker

Lancashire Telegraph: Scott Thompson

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIBUTE night has been arranged at a Burnley venue for a Nelson man who died in a quad biking accident in Australia earlier this year.

Armed Burnley heroin dealer jailed for 60 weeks

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CONVICTED heroin dealer caught during a police sting operation has been jailed for 60 weeks after being found with a knife.

Burnley teenage burglar jailed for four years after raid

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TEENAGE home raider who struck for a third time has been locked up four years after he committed his first break-in.

‘Toxic’ drug mix killed young Rossendale dad

Lancashire Telegraph: Danger lurks: prescription pills can lead to addiction

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A ROSSENDALE dad with a history of drug abuse died after he consumed a ‘toxic combiniation’ of five substances, an inquest has heard.

Anger over Colne centre pharmacy delays

Lancashire Telegraph: Lord Greaves

3:58pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

ANGRY councillors are calling for answers after plans to open a pharmacy in Colne’s new health centre have been delayed.

Burnley solicitor up for national award

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FAMILY law solicitor has been shortlisted for a national award.

Burnley primary school back on track

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

3:45pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TEACHERS and pupils at a Burnley primary school have been given a great start to their holidays after being told they are back on track.

Savage dog attacks its East Lancs foster carer

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A MAN has been left using crutches after taking in a dog that was about to be put down.

Pendle protesters’ joy after homes plan refused

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PLANS to build 29 homes on land off Long Ing Lane in Barnoldswick have suffered a severe blow after a scheme was rejected for the second time.

Rawtenstall veteran bids to cycle 100 miles

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A RETIRED lieutenant colonel is seeking a support corps as he aims to cycle 100 miles to fire up centenary commemorations for the start of the First World War in Rawtenstall.

Temperatures at Colne Health Centre reaching dangerous levels in heatwave, claim visitors

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PATIENTS at the new Colne Health Centre have raised concerns about the temperature of the building during the recent heatwave.

Burnley street looking blooming marvelous

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:34pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

PARLIAMENT Street in Burnley is looking blooming lovely as wildflower seeds spread by the council earlier in the year have grown into a colourful wildflower meadow.

Pendle set to become first part of Lancashire to install free WiFi

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:08am Monday 28th July 2014

PENDLE is set to become the first borough in Lancashire to install free WiFi in its town centres.

Ribble Valley danger road just like ‘a motorway’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:43pm Monday 28th July 2014

RESIDENT’S have spoken out over a dangerous road that has been described as ‘Sabden’s motorway’.

Rossendale school celebrating praise from Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

A SCHOOL in Stacksteads has started its summer holidays with good news from Ofsted.

Ramsbottom youngster will walk with help of specialised equipment

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A SIMPLE piece of specialist equipment will allow a seven-year-old boy from Ramsbottom to maintain his independence and stay active.

Discount business rates scheme to help in Burnley, Padiham and Hapton

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Howard Baker

6:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A DISCOUNT business rates scheme has been drawn up to help traders and businesses in Burnley, Padiham and Hapton to pull away from the recession.

Pendle MP raises concerns on impact of M65 road works

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Stephenson

4:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has raised concerns about the impact road works to the M65 are having on local businesses, after hearing how trade is down just days after work begun.

Burnley to hold a torch lit parade to mark the start of the First World War

Lancashire Telegraph: Towneley Hall in Burnley

1:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A POIGNANT torch lit parade will begin Burnley and Padiham’s commemorations to mark the start of the First World War.

Ramsbottom pub wins top hospitality accolade

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A POPULAR Ramsbottom pub has won a top hospitality accolade.

Ski Rossendale could be in line for £500,000 revamp

Lancashire Telegraph: ACTIVE: Ski Rossendale

11:30am Sunday 27th July 2014

SKI Rossendale could be in line to secure a £500,000 grant to transform the facility into a ‘winter sports centre of excellence’.

Clarets player's plea for safe return of medal

Lancashire Telegraph: Scan this picture to reveal great extra features

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A PLEA for help has been issued by a Clarets midfielder after his Championship promotion medal and shirt was taken from his car.

Decision to pull down World War One commemoration event banners labelled 'baffling'

Lancashire Telegraph: Before and after: Albert Road war memorial in Colne

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A DECISION to pull down eight banners advertising a World War One commemoration event has been labelled ‘baffling’ by angry protesters.

Murderer who killed a Pendle schoolgirl jailed for life

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE murderer of Pendle schoolgirl Jayden Parkinson - strangled while carrying his unborn child - must have had a ‘heart of stone’, a court heard.

Rail engineers called after skip wagon overturns in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:12pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RAIL engineers have been called to Barden Lane in Burnley after a skip wagon overturned this afternoon.

VIDEO: East Lancs teachers’ end-of-term video goes viral

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

SCHOOL pupils normally celebrate the end of term with parties, non-uniform days and practical jokes.

Missing Burnley dog found safe and well

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MISSING dog that prompted a dozens of people from across East Lancashire to carry out a search mission has been found.

Police appeal for missing Bacup man

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:19pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a missing man.

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

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

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

Young East Lancs designer shaping up to be a Mini marvel

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

A WANNABE car designer had a real Mini adventure when he was given a VIP tour of the car giant's headquarters.

Haslingden MP chases up plans for trains on Curve line

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

3:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS to provide trains for the Todmorden Curve scheme are being chased by Haslingden’s MP.

Inland Pendle summer attraction hit by closures confusion

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

A POPULAR event in Barnoldswick that attracts thousands of visitors has been thrown into doubt in a row over road closures.

Padiham swimming pool to shut for fortnight

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:15pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWIMMING pools at a leisure centre have been closed for the next two weeks for maintenance work.

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.

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.

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.

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