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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.

Burnley newsagent: I sold man a £4million winning scratchcard!

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MYSTERY gambler from Burnley is said to have walked away with a £4million jackpot after striking gold at his local newsagent.

Haslingden church closes after 200 years

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:48pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A 200-year-old church closed its doors for the final time after its congregation shrunk to just a dozen members.

VIDEO: Clarets star Tom Heaton told he is 'overweight' at BMI test - but it's all muscle...

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:37pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CLARETS star Tom Heaton got a shock when health check nurses in Burnley town centre said he was “overweight”.

New target for Georgia Fourie Butterfly Fund appeal

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

AN appeal in memory of a brave nine-year-old has a new set of goals for the youngsters who have followed in her footsteps at a Burnley school.

Growing together – young Pendle adults spruce up allotment

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YOUNG adults from a care group spruced up the allotment at sustainable farm shop and bistro Roaming Roosters, in Higham.

Rossendale businesswoman’s £50,000 target honours tragic mum

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:44pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A BUSINESSWOMAN has doubled her £20,000 fundraising target in honour of a 28-year-old mum who died of cervical cancer.

Burnley school to get kitchen at last with £250k extension

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:17pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A SCHOOL in Burnley which took its campaign for a new kitchen right to the top at Westminster has unveiled plans for a £250,000 extension.

East Lancs man jailed for sending text of love to ex-partner

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:57pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man who vowed in an illegal text message to his ex-partner that neither the ‘wind or the waves’ could separate them found that prison bars would do the job when he appeared in court.

Burnley-born actor Sir Ian McKellen to be given Freedom of London

Lancashire Telegraph: VISITOR: Sir Ian McKellen

12:48pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURNLEY-born actor Sir Ian McKellen will receive the Freedom of the City of London at the end of the month.

East Lancs cannabis street dealer jailed for nine months

Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY PLEA: Imran Ali admitted possessing 1.5 grammes of cannabis.

12:58pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CANNABIS street dealer said to have had 17 customers, has been sent to jail for nine months.

New chapter at Rossendale school as library opened

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PARENTS and teachers at a Rawtenstall school teamed up to raise more than £2,700 for books to fill its newly refurbished library.

Help for people struggling with rent in Pendle

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

1:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

RESIDENTS who receive Housing Benefit but are still struggling to pay their rent may be able to get help from Pendle Council through the government’s Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP).

Joy for young children as new Nelson play area approved

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A NEW play area will be built on disused land in Nelson thanks to the campaigning of Labour ward councillors.

Burnley hard rock band thanks fans after nine years of success

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

MEMBERS of a hard rock band from Burnley have thanked their loyal fans after staging a raucous farewell gig in the town.

Fired-up fundraisers hotfoot it to help Rossendale Hospice

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:10pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

WOMEN got all fired up to walk over hot coals and raise cash for Rossendale Hospice.

Drunken Burnley arsonist rescued from ex-partner's flat after torching building

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A DRUNKEN arsonist who torched his ex-partner’s flat had to be rescued by police who bravely carried his unconscious body from the burning property.

Aspiring East Lancs baker swaps social work job to open tea room

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

AN ASPIRING Haslingden baker has left her job as a social worker to follow her dream of setting up her own tea room.

Climb ahead with £2.24m Pendle Hill project

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:33pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

PEOPLE living on both sides of Pendle Hill could be brought together under a £2.24million pioneering partnership being promoted by local councils.


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