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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.

MP triggers second Rossendale by-election

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SECOND by-election is set to be staged in Rossendale after it was confirmed that the new Heywood and Middleton MP, Liz McInnes, has resigned from the borough council.

Nelson ‘arts village’ to open in centre

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE former main post office in Nelson is set to be transformed into an ‘arts village’ after lying empty for more than four years.

Haslingden High School offers taste of life as a teacher

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:35pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SCHOOL direct experience day is to take place at Haslingden High School.

MP Eric Pickles visiting key regeneration projects in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Eric Pickles

1:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is visiting key regeneration projects in Pendle today.

Burnley machete man sent to prison after terrifying early hours showdown

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:04am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ONE of two neighbours involved in a terrifying ‘armed’ early hours showdown involving a baseball bat and machete over loud music, was jailed while his opponent kept his freedom.

83 per cent of Burnley cafes and restaurants rated four stars or above for hygiene

Lancashire Telegraph: The purr-fect cup of coffee

2:06pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CAFES and restaurants – among other food retailers in Burnley – are being urged to shout about their clean bills of health from hygiene watchdogs.

East Lancs 'superschool' deemed ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted

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

10:07am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A BURNLEY ‘superschool’ has been deemed ‘inadequate’ at its latest Ofsted inspection.

TV star Kirstie Allsopp lends hand in helping hard-up Rossendale families

Lancashire Telegraph: Kirstie Allsopp

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN appeal is being launched to help dozens of struggling Rossendale families beset by illness or hardship to enjoy a brighter Christmas.

Colne gardnener ripped off old woman suffering from dementia

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A COLNE gardener charged a pensioner suffering from dementia nearly three times the going rate for a job, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Pendle MP welcomes 870 new apprenticeships

Lancashire Telegraph: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson

2:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed new figures showing 870 new apprenticeships were started by people in the borough last year.

Teenager facing prison over Colne caravan site clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A teenager involved in trouble at a Colne caravan site has been warned he could be facing jail.

'Drunk and angry' woman turned up at her ex-partner's after he ignored repeated phone calls

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:13pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WOMAN turned up at her ex-partner's just after midnight, ‘drunk and angry’ after he ignored repeated phone calls, a court heard.

Members of Burnley church appeal for names of war dead

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:11pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

MEMBERS of a Burnley church are trying to find out as many names and details of servicemen and women who died during the First World War and other conflicts.

Spurned Nelson dad given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A SPURNED young dad has been given a suspended jail sentence after repeatedly flouting a restraining order.

Burnley College’s Themis Centre open for business

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Burnley College’s Themis Centre – the college’s award-winning apprenticeship and business training division – held an open evening for prospective students, with more than 40 employers attending the event.

Award-winning chef serves up tasty tips in Nelson

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:54pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

STUDENTS received expert cookery tips from a top chef.

Burnley ‘miracle’ fighter loses last battle to cancer

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Burnley councillor and well-known community figure after she lost a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 58.

Thirsty Clarets supporters drink new Turf Moor Fanzone dry

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

9:32am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A NEW Clarets Fanzone proved so popular with matchday punters it sold out of beer in just two-and- a-half hours.

‘Psychotic’ Burnley crash driver said he was ‘escaping monsters’

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DRIVER who crashed into three cars while suffering a ‘psychotic episode’ left his van door on the bonnet of another after it was ripped off with the ferocity of the impact.

Victory for Barrowford residents over ‘danger’ road

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

COMMUNITY campaigners are celebrating a victory after convincing County Hall bosses to slash the speed limit on a ‘danger’ road.

44-year-old Nelson man on historical sex charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

12:34pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 44-year-old man appeared at Burnley Crown Court, accused of historical sexual allegations.

Rossendale pupils find crafty way to honour WW1 centenary

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FABRIC poppies handmade by children to commemorate the centenary of the First World War have been flying off the shelves.

Nelson drug dealer is bailed

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HARD drugs dealer could end up behind bars after admitting a string of offences at Burnley Crown Court.

59-year-old Padiham man charged with historical sexual allegations

Lancashire Telegraph: Guilty verdict has allowed me to exorcise some demons, says victim of QEGS teacher

12:40pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A 59-year-old man has appeared before Burnley Crown Court, charged with a total of 20 historical sexual allegations against two girls.

Burnley 'fighting dog' spared death sentence by judge

Lancashire Telegraph: A pitbull seized as part of a police operation against dangerous dogs

2:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A “FIGHTING dog” seen by police being walked unmuzzled by a convicted Burnley drug dealer has escaped a death sentence after its owner, his sister, promised to leave the house they shared.

Travellers descend on Colne Sports Centre car park

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

GYPSY travellers have descended on Colne Sports Centre car park and set up camp.

Newly elected Rossendale MP to resign from council

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A COUNCILLOR will stand down from her position having been elected MP of Heywood and Middleton.

Rawtenstall pre-school’s plea for funding to guarantee future

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:14pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A FOREST pre-school available to families in Rawtenstall is in need of £18,000 in order to keep serving the community.

First-hand accounts of life in Palestine at Brierfield meeting

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AROUND 150 people packed the Brierfield Community Centre to hear six young visitors to Pendle give their accounts of growing up in Palestine.

Pendle roadworks in winter can be ‘justified’

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:13pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s cabinet member for highways and transport has defended the council’s decision to work on Pendle’s roads in the winter months.

Lazy recyclers to be targeted by Pendle Council

Lancashire Telegraph: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

4:12pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

RESIDENTS who don’t make efforts to recycle will be targeted in a new enforcement drive by Pendle Council.

Drug addicts’ syringes dumped in Padiham cemetery

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:02am Monday 20th October 2014

RESIDENTS have blasted drug users for leaving their syringes in a Padiham cemetery.

Storm-hit Ramsbottom church poised to re-open

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

LEADERS of a storm-damaged church in Ramsbottom are getting ready to re-open their doors.

Nelson FC sign fan as official club poet

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

FOOTBALL fan Sharon Marshall has always believed that there was something poetic about the beautiful game.

Anger over Barnoldswick Police Station closures

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

WEST Craven councillors have hit out at frequent closures of Barnoldswick Police Station.

Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CLARETS legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley after receiving one of football's highest honours.

Rogue landlord crackdown in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

AN investigation into rogue landlords across Rossendale has come up with a six-point plan to seek some redress for private tenants.

Drugged up Rossendale thug who 'destroyed' a girl's life gets sentence cut

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

8:30am Sunday 19th October 2014

A CRACK cocaine-fuelled thug who 'destroyed' a teenage girl's life when he sexually assaulted and robbed her on a remote path has won a cut in his sentence.

Rossendale actress wows crowds

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:54am Saturday 18th October 2014

SUPERMODEL-turned-actress Agyness Deyn wowed crowds at a film premiere in London with a sleek new look.

Nelson man wanted by police in connection with drugs offences

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with drugs offences.

East Lancs mum overjoyed after successful operation to straighten teenage daughter’s twisted spine

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:36pm Friday 17th October 2014

A TEENAGER has been given a new lease of life after undergoing an operation to straighten her spine.

Burnley sexual predator jailed after attacking teen at party

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Friday 17th October 2014

A SEXUAL predator who attacked a 16-year-old girl has been put behind bars.

VIDEO: Clarets fans given chance to bring Turf Moor seats to their living rooms

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

THOUSANDS of Clarets fans feel at home in their Turf Moor seats - now they’re being given the chance to bring replicas into their own homes.

Conservatives hold Helmshore seat comfortably

Lancashire Telegraph: Elections 2014: Live coverage as votes are counted

10:09am Friday 17th October 2014

LITTLE impact was made on the Conservative vote in Helmshore as the party comfortably held the area’s seat on Rossendale Council.

Rossendale swimming pools to receive thousands of pounds of investment

Lancashire Telegraph: Young mother having fun in swimming pool with two kids (5745397)

2:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

TWO Rossendale pools are set to receive hundreds of thousands of pounds in investment to ensure their long-term sustainability.

Pendle councillor slams plans to carry out ‘extensive’ structural road works in during winter

Lancashire Telegraph: £286k to spend on potholes

2:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

A COUNTY councillor has slammed Lancashire’s plans to carry out ‘extensive’ structural road works in Pendle in the middle of winter.

Heroin addict handed curfew and Bacup town centre ban

Lancashire Telegraph: Have your say on drug and alcohol help in Brighton and Hove

1:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

A ONE-TIME “high risk crook” has been banned from Bacup town centre.

Burnley shoplifter given second chance despite breach

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

1:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WOMAN who went out shoplifting while subject to a suspended sentence has been given another chance.


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