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Teenage girl fights off mugger in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Detectives have also released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident

7:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

A TEENAGE girl fought off an attacker who tried to steal her mobile phone.

Man airlifted to hospital after tractor overturns in Pendle

Lancashire Telegraph: An air ambulance over East Lancashire

6:30pm Friday 18th April 2014

A MAN and two children were involved in an accident when their tractor overturned on a rural Pendle road today.

Woman taken to hospital after accident in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: Woman taken to hospital after accident in Haslingden

6:11pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have been called to the scene of an accident in Blackburn Road, Haslingden.

Revealing insight into private life of Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph: Revealing insight into private life of Burnley boss Sean Dyche

3:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is solid. He’s a proper bloke who appreciates the simple, valuable things in life and, to use his catchphrase, doesn’t “overthink” issues.

Kitchen ‘severely damaged’ after Colne fire

Lancashire Telegraph: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

9:42am Thursday 17th April 2014

A KITCHEN was ‘severely damaged’ after a fire in Colne this morning.

They’re bullying us out, claims Pendle pizza shop boss

Lancashire Telegraph: Al Pacino’s in Colne

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A PIZZA shop owner claims he is being ‘bullied’ out of his current base after 11 years serving customers in Colne.

Bacup twins part of TV team up for Bafta

Lancashire Telegraph: Joe and Tom with Derren Brown.

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TWIN pensioners from Bacup who ‘snatched’ a £100,000 painting from a renowned art collector as part of a televised Derren Brown heist are part of the team nominated for a Bafta.

£½m spend on key X43 bus route

Lancashire Telegraph: New Dales bus link established

4:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NEARLY £500,000 is set to be spent improving the main bus corridor between Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

East Lancs benefit cheat in Tunisia

Lancashire Telegraph: Hard cash: Building sell off backed by Worcestershire County Council

4:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COLNE mum-of-one benefits cheat had gone to live in Tunisia, a court heard.

Landlords ‘fit and proper person’ testing extended in Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Howard Baker

3:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BURNLEY Council’s executive committee has voted to extend a scheme aimed at improving housing standards.

Work underway at £2.5m Burnley sport village

Lancashire Telegraph: The construction site for the new sports village

7:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WORK has started on the first phase of a new £2.5million sports village in Burnley.

Molesting East Lancs roofer jailed for four years

Lancashire Telegraph: Kenneth Ridehalgh

11:59am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A ROOFER who molested two girls under the age of 16 has been jailed for four years.

Burnley knifewoman in pink onesie arrested

Lancashire Telegraph: Grace Taylor

9:22am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A KNIFEWOMAN in a pink onesie arrested on a Burnley street was said to have earlier sent threatening texts to a woman after a dispute, a court heard.

Clarets game against Blackpool a sell-out

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley fans take to social media to share East Lancs derby delight

11:36am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CLARETS fans travelling to Blackpool on Good Friday without tickets are being warned they won’t be able to get any on the day.

Burnley postal workers threaten three more strike days

Lancashire Telegraph: Impact of Royal Mail job losses in Worcestershire unclear

2:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

STAFF at Burnley’s sorting office in Bank Parade are planning to walk out over Easter, after a long-running dispute has remained unresolved.

Burnley residents - don’t miss your chance to vote

Lancashire Telegraph: Who will get your vote?

2:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BURNLEY residents wanting to vote in local and European parliamentary elections next month must be on the electoral register by May 6.

Burnley fraudster must pay back £6.6k

Lancashire Telegraph: DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Is there too much money in football?

2:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A WOMAN has been fined after she pleaded guilty to falsely claiming more than £6,500 in benefits.

Colne mill to make way for discount store and pub

Lancashire Telegraph: The derelict Glen Mill, in North Valley Road, which is to be knocked down to make way for the new store and pub

11:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A DERELICT mill is to be knocked down to make way for a discount food store and a new pub.

Man jailed for sex with Burnley schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Jack Tomlinson was jailed for three years

5:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A MAN who had intercourse with a Burnley schoolgirl, and sexual activity with another child, has been jailed for three years.

Clarets superfan goes 40 years without missing a game

Lancashire Telegraph: A flashback for superfan Dave Burnley

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLARETS superfan Dave Burnley will be celebrating 40 years without missing a game, at Blackpool on Good Friday.

‘High rates and rents’ blamed for Rawtenstall business closure

Lancashire Telegraph: Other traders and supporters of Nate Nicholson, centre, back, outside the Deli

1:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A RAWTENSTALL trader, who has poured his life savings into his business, has closed it down as he can't afford to keep it running.

Burnley potholes will be patched up

Lancashire Telegraph: Extent of pothole-riddled roads revealed

12:50pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ROAD improvements costing almost £2million are set to begin in Burnley.

Nelson day centre gets rebirth after £150K makeover

Lancashire Telegraph: County Coun Mohammed Iqbal (Brierfield and Nelson North) cuts the ribbon surrounded by service users and staff

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A DAY centre for people with learning and physical disabilities has reopened – just over a year after it was controversially shut down.

Bonnet contest at Hapton family fun afternoon

Lancashire Telegraph: COUN CUNNINGHAM

12:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AN Easter fun day organised by Hapton Parish Council takes place this Saturday from noon to 4pm on the recreation ground.

Funding for controversial Burnley free school agreed

Lancashire Telegraph: The former Habergham High School site had been earmarked to become the new ‘free’ Burnley High School, but the move has been blocked by Lancashire County Council leader Jennifer Mein

12:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BURNLEY’s controversial first free school has received the green light for funding from the Department of Education.

St George’s Day celebrations under threat in Barnoldswick

Lancashire Telegraph: St George’s Day British Craft Market and George and the Dragon Fun

12:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

URGENT talks are taking place to ensure controversial road closure measures will not skewer Barnoldswick’s St George’s Day celebrations.

Dementia awareness sessions in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: Residents aim to build more dementia-friendly community

12:42pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding and awareness of dementia at a series of events to be held in Rossendale.

Burnley physio to take on Ironman challenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Physio training for triathlon to raise cash for Macmillan Cancer Support

12:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BURNLEY physio is hoping she doesn’t require too much treatment – as she aims to complete a gruelling triathlon for charity.

Young ‘idiots’ blasted over Burnley fire starting

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, firefighters Graham Stockwell, Tom Meller and Dom Fellows, at the scene of the fire at the children’s playground in Sharp Street

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A FIRE chief has blasted the young ‘idiots’ who deliberately sparked a series of rubbish fires in Burnley over the weekend.

Rival fans clash at Turf Moor after Hillsborough silent tribute ‘disrespect’

Lancashire Telegraph: Police outside Turf Moor after the match

4:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

FINAL-whistle clashes between a section of Burnley and Middlesbrough fans were quickly contained outside Turf Moor.

East Lancs rapist preyed on schoolgirl

Lancashire Telegraph: Abdul Basit

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A ‘PREDATORY’ attacker who raped a frightened schoolgirl and later sexually assaulted the victim, has been jailed for 34 months.

Clarets hero Gary Parkinson gets fantastic ovation

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Parkinson, accompanied by members of his family, is roundly applauded by Burnley supporters

9:21am Monday 14th April 2014

SUPPORTERS in all corners of Turf Moor welcomed back Burnley Football Club legend Gary Parkinson to his old stomping ground as he helped to conduct the half-time draw on Saturday.

Burnley Council leader to step down to work on battle to become MP

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Julie Cooper with the Duke of Kent on a recent visit to Burnley Community Fire Station where they met crew manager Alan Ashworth

11:37am Monday 14th April 2014

LABOUR’S Julie Cooper is to step down as Burnley Council leader after next month’s European and borough elections.

Protesters to walk cobbled way to prevent development in Waterfoot

5:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

HUNDREDS of protesters are going to walk, cycle and ride on horseback across the length of a 19th Century cobbled route from Waterfoot to Rochdale in a bid to protect it from developers.

Burnley tycoon has plans to buy RBS branch

Lancashire Telegraph: Tycoon Dave Fishwick wants to buy the Burnley RBS branch if it goes on the market

5:35pm Monday 14th April 2014

BANKING revolutionary David Fishwick has offered to buy the Burnley branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland if it goes on the market, it has been revealed.

Hats off to Ladies Day at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph: Ladies enjoy the event. Right, Althams Travel Agents’ Suzanne Knowles

5:33pm Monday 14th April 2014

NEVER mind Ladies Day at Ascot, there was just as much glitz and glamour down Harry Potts Way as Turf Moor rolled out the pink carpet for their own champagne reception.

Cycling club doctor nears £2,000 goal

Lancashire Telegraph: Cycling club doctor nears £2,000 goal

5:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

A DOCTOR from Burnley has completed a 970-mile cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of Pendleside Hospice.

Haslingden fire prompts warning

7:35pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A FIRE caused by smoking materials has left one householder suffering from burns and another treated by paramedics for inhaling fumes.

Roof installed on new Burnley mosque

Lancashire Telegraph: Roof installed on new Burnley mosque

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE dome on a new mosque in Burnley has been installed, 10 years after work on the building began.

Iain Duncan-Smith promotes new care apprentice scheme in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: The Work and Pensions Secretary defended his crackdown on benefits claimants

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

CABINET welfare boss Iain Duncan-Smith came to Rossendale to promote a new scheme for care apprentices and rejected claims the government was ignoring East Lancashire.

Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

Lancashire Telegraph: Controversial Boundary Mill plans in Colne given go ahead

7:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans by Boundary Mill to build a garden centre next to their current site in Colne have been given the go ahead.

Enterprising Burnley is ‘leading the way’

Lancashire Telegraph: Compere Tony Livesey, left, Steve Rumbelow, third from right, and Dave Jones, right, boss of Veka, in Burnley

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

BURNLEY is ‘leading the way’ in Britain’s economic recovery, Business Minist-er Michael Fallon has said.

Burnley man rescued from flat after sleeping through his smoke alarm

11:25am Friday 11th April 2014

A BURNLEY man was rescued by firefighters after failing to wake up when his smoke alarm sounded.

Drunk Colne girl poured cider on taxi driver

Lancashire Telegraph: taxi-limit.jpg

9:57am Friday 11th April 2014

A DRUNKEN teenager who repeatedly abused a taxi driver in a pre-Christmas outburst was slammed as ‘rather common’ by a judge – who said her ‘revolting’ behaviour was ‘the sort you see on rather cheap TV programmes’.

Burnley FC promotion backer set for £8,300 payout

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Fuller, customer service advisor at William Hill in Burnley, with the odds on the Clarets gaining promotion.

9:24am Friday 11th April 2014

ONE punter is set to collect more than £8,000 should the Clarets secure promotion as bookies prepare for a six-figure payout overall.

Calderstones nurse from Burnley killed himself after being sectioned

Lancashire Telegraph: Calderstones NHS Foundation Trust

10:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A NURSE who frequently smoked cannabis hanged himself after a battle with depression, an inquest heard.

Gruelling charity challenge for East Lancs man

Lancashire Telegraph: Justin Packman is gearing up for a full-day challenge

4:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

A CHARITY champion will be canoeing, off-road mountain biking and hiking from dawn to dusk to raise cash for the NSPCC.

Bid to make Brierfield Mill a major destination in the North West

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Alexander (second left), Chief Secretary to the Treasury, is one of three senior ministers to have recently visited Brierfield Mill,

4:04pm Friday 11th April 2014

PENDLE Council is continuing to press its case to the Government for investment in ambitious plans to transform Brierfield Mill.

Burnley 'leading way' on economy says business minister

Lancashire Telegraph: Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon

8:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

BURNLEY is ‘leading the way’ in Britain’s economic recovery, Business Minister Michael Fallon has said.

New street boost for Weavers' Triangle area

Lancashire Telegraph: The Weavers’ Triangle is set for improvements

7:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

SEVERAL improvement schemes in and around Burnley’s Weavers’ Triangle development area are scheduled to take place before the end of the year.



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