3:17pm Wednesday 7th May 2014
Midwife Natalie Woodruff at Burnley General newborn centre dresses as a midwife from the 1900s to raise money for the serenity suite. The event raised money by showing off memorabilia loaned from Towneley Hall and a cake sale and raffle.
3:16pm Wednesday 7th May 2014
3:15pm Wednesday 7th May 2014
Photographer Andrew “F” Farrington is at The Whitaker, Rossendale Museum in Rawtenstall, answering questions about his life and work alongside an exhibition from his personal portfolio, The Other Side. Part interview and part discussion with Carl Bell, he discusses the highs and lows of a photographers life. The exhibition is on until 11 May.
3:14pm Wednesday 7th May 2014
3:13pm Wednesday 7th May 2014
Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary raised more than £7,000 on their recent Open Day. The Edenfield sanctuary welcomed around 1,000 people, putting on an owl show, a coconut shy, stalls, bouncy castle and more to entertain them. Above, one of the visitors meets one of Bleakholt’s horses.
3:23pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
Pupils at Edisford Primary School were treated to a story-telling session from author Becky Donovan at Taylor Wimpey’s Low Moor Gardens development to mark World Book Day. The housebuilder also donated £500 to the school for more books. Enjoying the event, from left, are Jessica Bank, George McTear, Becky Donovan, Dan Drury, sales executive at Low Moor Gardens, and Daisy Hitchen.
3:20pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
3:18pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
A dramatic tale with musical interludes entertained audiences at The Rainhill Centre, Barnoldswick, in the form of Leave Hitler To Me, Lad, from Duckegg Theatre. Set in 1952, it revealed the untold story of World War Two’s children as Brian waits for his dad to return from war.
3:15pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
3:11pm Wednesday 19th March 2014
Children and local people from Rawtenstall are joining forces to plant trees in the grounds of St Mary’s CE Primary School. More than a dozen varieties, from oak to osier, are being planted in the woodland area next to the school, with help from Newground. Lending a hand are pupils Sumaya Begum, eight, and Myles Haworth, nine.
2:50pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
2:49pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
Lancashire Telegraph reader Chris Newman captured this image of Astley Hall, in Chorley. The hall is a museum and art gallery, housed within a Grade I-listed historic house, set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park, which boasts woodland, a lake, and a fully-renovated Victorian walled garden.
2:48pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
Thirty-seven pupils from Springfield Community Primary School, Burnley, have had their poetry published in the Lancashire edition of Monster Poetry, including Shona Dean, 10, right, and above, back from left, Casey Walsh, nine, Chantelle Kendal, eight, Danni Murgatroyd, 10, and Shona, and front from left, Safi Urahman, eight, Dayton Wade, 10, and Ellie Crawford, eight.
2:47pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
3:15pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
Well-known characters from the world of children’s fiction rubbed shoulders at Avondale Primary School for World Book Day organised by literacy leader Allison Pickup. Left are Best Costume winners in the junior section. They are (from left) Charlotte Collin as the witch from Room on the Broom, Neve Crabtree as a character from Monster High, Lewis Edmondson as Emmet from the Lego stories, Elle Jennings as Rapunzel, Jacob Towner as the Scrapman and Joel Prescott (Shrek)
3:12pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
Belthorn residents will be able to recycle their garden waste soon, thanks to an innovative partnership between Hyndburn and Blackburn with Darwen Councils, which will see Blackburn with Darwen’s collection team emptying green bins for some Hyndburn properties and Hyndburn's street cleansing teams sweeping Belthorn’s roads and footpaths.
3:11pm Tuesday 11th March 2014
5:32pm Thursday 6th March 2014
5:30pm Thursday 6th March 2014
5:30pm Thursday 6th March 2014
Pupils at Springfield Community Primary School, Burnley, have had their poetry published. Thirty-seven pupils, including, Shona Dean, 10, had their work published in the Lancashire edition of Monster Poetry
5:20pm Thursday 6th March 2014
Lucy Caton, centre, Rose Queen of St Cuthbert’s, Darwen, celebrates her charity successes at a fundraising event in aid of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, which raised £550. With Lucy are, from the left, Lucy Spencer, Bethany Reid, Katie Gallagher and Ruby Tate.
3:19pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
3:17pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
Heather Green from Holiday Inn is enjoying the Pancake Day obstacle race held at the Holiday Inn, Burnley, as part of the launch of the Jane Tomlinson Pennine 10k. Heather was joined, inset from left, by Richard Gill of Burnley Council, Chris Hoban, Ellie Bibby and Lisa Harrison of Holiday Inn, Charlotte Ormerod of Burnley Council and Chris Dean of 2BR radio station.
3:15pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
3:13pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
Eleven pupils from Oakhill College, Whalley, spent five days in Malaga, Spain during the half-term break, staying with host families. They enjoyed various excursions and had lessons in the OnSpain Language school, learning a Spanish song and going on a fact-finding mission to the local market.
2:06pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
The Youth MP for Pendle, Jack Cooke, has donated £1,055 to Pendleside Hospice. Jack (seen second from the right with his helpers) raised the money by organising bag-packing sessions at Sainsburys, Colne, last October and November, and holding a coffee morning in Barrowford.
1:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
1:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
Two-year-olds Logan Cowburn and Eva Spenceley share a happy moment after children took their first steps learning about preparing food by baking heart-shaped biscuits at Giant Leap Childcare and Learning Centre, Coal Clough Lane, Burnley.
1:43pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
1:35pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
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