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Heroic Burnley mum saves children from burning home

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:11pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BURNLEY mum’s heroic actions were hailed after she rescued her sleeping children from their burning home yesterday.

UPDATE: Body found in Whitworth confirmed as missing Rossendale man

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE body of a dad-of-four has been found more than 10 weeks after he went missing.

Drunk passenger beat up Haslingden taxi driver

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

1:56pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HASLINGDEN taxi diver was left temporarily blinded, bleeding heavily and with loose teeth after a frenzied attack by a passenger in a fare dispute.

£317k to shape Burnley Market's future

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:32pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A KEY decision is set to be taken by the borough council’s executive tonight which should shape the immediate future of Burnley’s historic market.

Nelson drug addict stole biscuits because there was no food in the house

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:58pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A THIEF stole two packets of biscuits because there was no food in the house, Burnley Magistrates’ Court heard.

Royal Academy graduate returns to where it all began - in Bacup

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:05pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A STUDENT has switched roles – returning to her former dance academy as a teacher.

State-of-the-art facilities make a big impression at Barnoldswick school

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE new £11million Barnoldswick school has brought an ‘education revolution’ to Barnoldswick, Earby and its surrounding villages.

Old Padiham cinema to get new lease of life

Lancashire Telegraph: Two teens treated for smoke inhallation after microwave popcorn drama

1:55pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A FORMER cinema complex in Padiham is to be given a new lease of life as a hair stylists, beauty salon and taxi office.

Nelson market traders group feel they have been forgotten by council

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

1:43pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

MARKET traders in Nelson are calling for more investment from the council and better marketing and security measures.

Burnley drive-thru fish and chip shop gets go-ahead

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for Burnley's first drive-thru fish and chip shop have been allowed – but only after provoking a bitter row over conservation of the Weavers’ Triangle.

Universal credit benefit set to be rolled out across Burnley

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

10:12am Monday 22nd September 2014

UNIVERSAL credit is set to be rolled out across Burnley from next month.

United Utilities to pay £37,294 for allowing muddy water to seep into Padiham brook

Lancashire Telegraph: Multi-million pound Wirral sewerage upgrade in pipeline

10:19am Monday 22nd September 2014

UNITED Utilities has been fined £33,000 after pleading guilty to allowing muddy water to seep into a brook near Padiham.

Burnley cyclist had no memory of baseball bat threat

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A ‘ROAD rage’ cyclist said to have been knocked off his bike by a motorist threatened the driver — but couldn't remember any of it, a court heard.

Row over Ramsbottom recycling plan will rumble on

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:13pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE decision on the fate of a controversial recycling plant which could be built in Ramsbottom is now out of the hands of the council, a meeting was told.

Will Straw in plea to bring Rossendale bowling green back

Lancashire Telegraph: POLITICAL AMBITIONS Will Straw hopes to become the Rossendale and Darwen candidate

3:11pm Monday 22nd September 2014

WILL Straw, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Rossendale, has written an open letter to the owners of a former bowling green asking them to return the site to the community.

Nelson mum stole booze to pay for new lock

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

2:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MUM with more than 100 offences to her name stole alcohol worth almost £80 to pay for a damaged lock at home, a court heard.

Hordes of zombies descend on Rawtenstall

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:38pm Monday 22nd September 2014

HORDES of bloodthirsty zombies descended on Rawtenstall yesterday in a bid to take part in a promotional video.

Burnley car park chaos

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

PARKING chaos at council offices in Burnley has prompted bosses to tell hundreds of workers to park elsewhere.

Drugs kingpin should not be punished twice - barrister

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A DRUGS kingpin should not be punished twice for running a major cocaine and cannabis ring and money laundering, according to his barrister.

PLANS to increase stray dog fines slammed as a 'death sentence'

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

 

Ambitious plans to transform area around Brierfield Mill

Lancashire Telegraph: Work starts soon on Brierfield Mill site

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

AN AMBITIOUS plan to transform the area around Brierfield Mill has taken a giant stride foward.

Talented teen skier goes up against world's best

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A TALENTED teen skier from the Valley gave his all against 35 world-class international athletes at a new competition, despite suffering a shoulder injury while training.

Pendle school installs hi-tech security system

Lancashire Telegraph: GV of CCTV camera. (4807999)

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A PENDLE school has installed a high-tech security system after being plagued by 'mindless vandalism' for several years.

Concerns continue to grow over missing Rawtenstall man

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

CONCERNS are continuing to grow for a schizophrenia sufferer who has been missing for more than a week without his medication.

Nine admit trouble at Burnley Miners Club

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Miners Club in Plumbe Street

11:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

NINE men have confessed to their roles in a disturbance at Burnley Miners Club in the aftermath of the Clarets tie with Sheffield Wednesday last season.

Garden tools used at Bacup park stolen

Lancashire Telegraph: SPLASH: Garden tools get a good soaking from the rain

11:14am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CIVIC group has been left ‘sickened’ after the tools they use to maintain parks and play areas were

Worried residents speak out after alleged sex attack bid on terrified Burnley schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A COMMUNITY is calling for extra security measures at a subway following an alleged attempted sex attack on a schoolgirl.

Funding for problem Burnley and Pendle families faces chop

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

A DECISION to possibly axe a well-established scheme for problem families in Burnley and Pendle has come under fire from council bosses.

Police search for men after girl intimidated at Burnley bus stop

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:02am Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE have released a description of men they want to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was intimidated at a bus stop.

Barnoldswick running for ‘best high street’ in national award

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:44am Friday 19th September 2014

BARNOLDSWICK is in the running to be named one of the country’s best towns, in the Great British High Street Awards.

Award-winning Pendle football referee Jim Dick dies at 83

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A FOOTBALL referee who officiated at more than 1,700 local matches has died at the age of 83.

Rossendale navy veteran is one of all-amputee team in swim

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A NAVY veteran has become one of the first all-amputee team to successfully swim the English Channel.

Burnley Buddhist worshippers to raise cash for equipment

Lancashire Telegraph: Buddhist service in Malvern

11:30am Friday 19th September 2014

WORSHIPPERS at Burnley’s new Buddhist temple are preparing to put themselves at other people’s mercies as they bid to equip their new home.

Burnley community worker hailed for sterling service

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD champion in Burnley has been given a rare honour – by the people she serves day in, day out.

Clarets scheme will help to improve fitness of men

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:15am Friday 19th September 2014

PROMOTION to the Premier League is set to give Clarets fans a healthy dose of inspiration - both on and off the pitch – as part of a £90,000 initiative.

Unemployment levels fall in Pendle again

Lancashire Telegraph: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT levels in Pendle have fallen again, according to the borough’s MP Andrew Stephenson.

Police officer who shot dead Burnley colleague found guilty of gross misconduct - but keeps his job

Lancashire Telegraph: PC Ian Terry was shot and killed during a ‘cops and robbers’-style training exercise, in June 2008.

9:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

A POLICE officer who shot dead a colleague has been given a reprimand but will keep his job despite being found guilty of gross misconduct.

Hundred of jobs and homes to be created as Burnley mill plans given green light

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

NEW homes and around 250 jobs are set to be created in Burnley after plans to transform a derelict mill were given the green light.

Alcoholic banned from Burnley town centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A WELL-KNOWN drunk has been back in court after he caused a nuisance to bus depot employees at 6.30am.

Pendle Council chief executive role may be axed in cutbacks

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses in Pendle could become the first in Lancashire to scrap the post of chief executive after it was announced a 40-plus year veteran will be standing down.

Book on cancer battle by Rossendale mum will boost Macmillan funds

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE mum of a boy who was diagnosed with cancer at just six months old is hoping to raise £1million for Macmillan Cancer Support with sales of a new book she has written about her family’s struggle.

Pendle residents could face new call-out charges

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses and councillors in Pendle are tonight set to clash over the possible introduction of charges for dealing with rats, waste and stray dogs.

Rawtenstall attacker given ‘one last chance’ by court

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

1:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

AN angry young man who bust an acquaintance's nose has been given his last chance, despite a seven year record for violence at just 20 years old.

Burnley pupils and staff celebrate ‘exceptional’ start to academic year

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STAFF and students at a Burnley high school are celebrating an ‘exceptional’ start to the academic year.

Rossendale foodbank working to help out pets

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:56pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Raft Foundation, Rossendale’s foodbank, has been working with an animal group to ensure pets are taken care of during times of austerity.

Padiham pupils in protest to save ‘environment’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YEAR four children at Padiham Green CE Primary School have turned into environmental campaigners since hearing the news that Shuttleworth Mead Business Park plans to expand along the Padiham Greenway.

Towneley Hall earrings artwork voted nation’s favourite

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A PIECE of art hanging in Towneley Hall has been voted the nation’s favourite such project at a glittering ceremony.

VIDEO: Clarets mad valeting boss celebrates Premier League promotion in style

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:49pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAR valeting boss is hoping to give Burnley FC some 'va va vroom' with his freshly painted claret and blue Reliant Robin.

Drunk Burnley fan arrested after swearing in front of woman and small child

Lancashire Telegraph: Groundwork this year at Turf Moor – and in previous years – will stand the Clarets in good stead

1:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A DRUNKEN man arrested before a match at Turf Moor had sworn in front of a woman and small child, a court heard.

Burnley woman hanged herself after losing job and splitting with partner

Lancashire Telegraph: Police hunt man suspected of raping woman in her 20s

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A BURNLEY woman hanged herself after ‘a number of significant knocks’ in the last weeks of her life, an inquest heard.


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