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Police call for calm as Clarets prepare to face Manchester United

Lancashire Telegraph: Fans are hoping to cheer Burnley all the way to the Premier League

9:27am Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have called on fans attending Burnley’s crunch game against Manchester United tomorrow to enjoy the occasion, and not get into trouble.

Demolition of Brierfield units urged as firefighters find gas cylinders

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:05am Friday 29th August 2014

SEVERAL garage owners in Brierfield are set to be asked to move out amid fears that the complex is a ‘major explosion’ risk.

Pendle pilot scheme to boost ambulance responses

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

2:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

PENDLE could become part of a new North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) project to improve response times in rural areas.

Colne family firm selected for business awards finals

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILY firm Text Styles, based in Albert Road, Colne, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 E3 Business Awards.

Ramsbottom Tory MP vows to stay in party

Lancashire Telegraph: DAVID NUTTALL MP

1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

RAMSBOTTOM’S MP David Nuttall has vowed to remain in the Conservative Party – after one of his key allies defected to the UK Independence Party (UKIP).

End support for Israel, say Pendle twinning group

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Pendle Palestine Twinning group is calling on the Government to end its support for Israel over the Gaza conflict.

Former Rossendale politician speaks out after struggle with viral encephalitis

Lancashire Telegraph: Eileen Kershaw today

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A VETERAN politician who has survived an aggressive brain virus has called for more support for sufferers in East Lancashire.

Former Premier League footballer will run to Turf Moor as part of £1million fundraiser

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORMER Premier League footballer running nearly 1,000 miles in three weeks to raise £1million for Cancer Research will arrive at Turf Moor tonight.

Burnley man to star in new BBC drama

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN EAST Lancashire actor is to star in a new BBC drama about the history of Chester Zoo.

REVEALED: Burnley Mechanics given first makeover in 35 years

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW ‘home from home’ is being created at Burnley Mechanics — as the Lancashire Telegraph reveals details of its first major makeover for 35 years.

Success on a plate for Burnley foodie festival

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FLEDGLING food festival is set to be staged in Burnley tomorrow and Saturday – featuring a top BBC chef – as town centre leaders look to benefit from our revived culinary appetites.

Rossendale rivals united for bowling green

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO political rivals are both backing a campaign to bring a derelict bowling green back into use.

Designers invited each month to showcase their work in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A YOUNG interior design specialist from Pendle is determined to help fellow creative types get ahead with a new showcase.

Charity curry evening at Emmaus Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Explore Raw Cookery School - Getting Started With Raw Foods

5:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A CURRY evening in aid of a Burnley homeless charity takes place next month.

Barrowford Morrisons’ mini store bid sparks plans row

Lancashire Telegraph: BANNED: Morrisons has had an advert for its burgers barred

5:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A ROW has broken out over the opening of a supermarket in Barrowford.

Nelson songwriter’s bald ambition to raise £1,000

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NELSON songwriter Jay Stansfield has promised to allow barbers to shave his head ‘to the bone’ with traditional razors, if he can raise £1,000 in sponsorship money for Pendleside Hospice.

Pendle MP hits out at hoax websites

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

5:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has spoken out about hoax websites that are made to look like official government sites, stating that a number of Pendle residents have fallen victim to the scam.

HISTORY: Catholic East Lancs school appoints first Muslim head boy

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMAAL Iqbal is only 15 but he’s set to make history when he returns to his school in September – as its first ever Muslim head boy.

Clarets star Ings kicks off new season with spectacular set of tattoos

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TATT who? Here's Clarets hitman Danny Ings as you've never seen him before.

Kendal parked car tyres slashed

Lancashire Telegraph: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

2:55pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TYRES were slashed on a Kendal car on Monday (August 25).

Celebration of Bacup centre’s success

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A COMMUNITY centre that provides support workers for families and schools is celebrating its 10th anniversary after going from strength to strength.

£1m Burnley improvement scheme flowing smoothly

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:44pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

WORK to transform the outlook of one of the best-known stretches of the River Brun through Burnley town centre should be completed by October.

VIDEO: Probe launched after fire at Nelson flat

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:21am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN investigation is under way after flames and smoke were seen shooting out of the window and roof of a Nelson flat.

Burnley 'Britain's Got Talent' star home for special show

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Derbyshire

2:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BURNLEY singer who made national headlines after reaching the semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent is returning to the town for a special performance.

£500,000 plan for Rossendale ski slope revealed

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

THIS is the first look at a £500,000 overhaul which supporters hope will transform Ski Rossendale into a ‘centre of excellence’ for the north-west.

Storm blows up over Fence wind farm

Lancashire Telegraph: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

4:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FEARS greenbelt land could be ‘spoiled’ forever have been voiced after plans to erect two wind turbines has been submitted to Pendle Council.

New locomotive plans could be heading to Ramsbottom

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW locomotive works could be coming to the Valley – if major regeneration plans by East Lancashire Railway move forward this year.

Burnley MP joins McDonald's staff in clean-up

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle joined staff from McDonald’s restaurants in Burnley to help clean up a playground.

Wooden crosses commemorating First World War taken away for storage

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

WOODEN crosses laid in Burnley to mark 100 years since the beginning of the First World War are being taken up and stored to be displayed again later in the year as part of the continued commemoration.

New £64,000 Burnley play area launched

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A NEW children’s play area has been installed on a popular recreation ground in Burnley.

Burnley takeaway bosses launch coffee shop bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Coffee Morning at the Con

4:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE owners of a pizza takeaway business want to open a unique coffee shop in Burnley.

First World War book compiled using letters from Barnoldswick soldier

Lancashire Telegraph: There will be a display of First World War memorabilia at Breinton Village Hall on Sunday.

3:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A BOOK exploring the social life of soldiers on the front line in the First World War has been compiled through letters written by a former Barnoldswick man.

Padiham FC in plea for sponsors

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:10am Monday 25th August 2014

NON-LEAGUE football club Padiham FC is searching for a main sponsor after they were let down at the last minute for the 2014/15 season.

25th Colne blues festival a big hit

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Monday 25th August 2014

THE crowds poured into Colne at the weekend as the town partied like never before to celebrate the 25th running of the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival.

Man killed and three others serious after Belthorn crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Monday 25th August 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man was killed and three people were seriously injured in a crash on one of East Lancashire’s most notorious roads.

Chilling experience for Most Haunted at Bacup's Royal Court Theatre.

Lancashire Telegraph: Bacup Royal Court Theatre

8:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

EERIE sounds and cold temperatures sent a shiver down the spine of a team from TV show Most Haunted at Bacup's Royal Court Theatre.

Padiham sex offender warned of ‘extremely substantial’ jail

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

7:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A CONVICTED sex offender has been told he is facing an ‘extremely substantial’ jail sentence after being caught with child porn again.

People urged to stop dumping food in Pendle park

Lancashire Telegraph: Rats could run riot over Easter

5:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

PEOPLE have been urged to stop dumping old food in a Pendle park.

Bosses at Burnley packaging company target growth after takeover

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BOSSES at a Burnley packaging company are targeting further growth after being officially taken over by a US industry giant.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Blacko crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillor probes accident tragedy after woman, 28, dies in car smash

1:45pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious leg and neck injuries after a crash in Blacko.

Clarets supporters group get Turf Moor listed as community asset

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:17pm Sunday 24th August 2014

A CLARETS supporters group has succeeded in getting Turf Moor listed as a community asset.

Colne residents receive apology after complaining about abattoir

11:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

RESIDENTS who kicked up a stink about a 'disgusting smell' from an abattoir in Colne have received an apology from bosses.

Colne factory worker knocked out after single punch

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

9:12am Sunday 24th August 2014

A FACTORY worker who knocked a man unconscious with a single punch outside an East Lancashire pub has been warned that the consequences could have been fatal.

Homes evacuated after Haslingden gas leak

Lancashire Telegraph: Sedgefield Development Trust has been working alongside the Belgian not-for-profit company iChoosr to introduce a collective switching scheme for gas and electricity ,

10:51am Saturday 23rd August 2014

FOUR homes had to be evacuated after a gas leak was discovered in Blackburn Road, Haslingden.

Emergency services called after man spotted in Nelson canal

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:47pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN has been held ‘for his own safety’ after entering the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Nelson.

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’.

Hunt for owner of mystery pet that sleeps on Barnoldswick 'beach'

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

AN appeal has been made to find the owner of a black cat found living on a 'beach' in Barnoldswick town centre.

Man left with serious head injuries after Haslingden truncheon attack

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN was left with severe head injuries after being attacked in a Haslingden street.

CAB to move into Bacup hall after deal done

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A FRESH home has been found for the Valley’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau – after a deal was struck with the borough council for Bacup’s Stubbylee Hall.

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.



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