Back in time at the newborn centre

Lancashire Telegraph: Back in time at the newborn centre

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.

Gareth visits a centre that’s growing places

Lancashire Telegraph: Gareth visits a centre that’s growing places

3:16pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Gareth Molineux, Disabled Persons Champion for Lancashire, visits Fresh Fields, Cemetery Lane, Burnley.

Andrew pictures The Other Side

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew pictures The Other Side

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.

Rabia’s Suffolk Puff workshop in old library is sew much fun!

Lancashire Telegraph: Rabia’s Suffolk Puff workshop in old library is sew much fun!

3:14pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Hayley Mills-Styles, her mother-in-law Margaret Styles and Jayne Lindlay enjoy a Suffolk Puff fabric brooch workshop, led by instructor Rabia Sharif, in the old library at Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham.

Animal sanctuary open day is a great success

Lancashire Telegraph: Animal sanctuary open day is a great success

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.

Author drops in for story time at book event

Lancashire Telegraph: Author drops in for story time at book event

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.

‘Anyone dare take me on at tennis?’

Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Anyone dare take me on at tennis?’

3:20pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Taking a leaf from the John McEnroe way to play tennis, six-year-old Adam Bannister-Tuley helps to promote tennis lessons at Barrowford Primary School, Barrowford

Tale of heroes, hopes and heartbreak after war

Lancashire Telegraph: Tale of heroes, hopes and heartbreak after war

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.

Frog surfaces ready to test the spring in his step

Lancashire Telegraph: Frog surfaces ready to test the spring in his step

3:15pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Lancashire Telegraph reader John Lenehan, of Tockholes, spotted his first frog of the year, ready to leave his pond and stretch his legs

Schoolchildren help plant a forest for the future

Lancashire Telegraph: Schoolchildren help plant a forest for the future

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.

Post office relocates with a pledge of service to area

Lancashire Telegraph: Post office relocates with a pledge of service to area

2:50pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

STACKSTEADS Post Office has relocated – just 250 metres from its former home.

Hall at its blooming best in spring sunshine

Lancashire Telegraph: Hall at its blooming best in spring sunshine

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.

Budding writers have monster talent when it comes to poetry

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture: JADE DOHERTY

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.

Dos cervezas? Spanish lessons pull in punters

Lancashire Telegraph: Dos cervezas? Spanish lessons pull in punters

2:47pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Spanish lessons are on offer at the Crooked Billet pub, Worsthorne, every Monday.

Books come alive with brilliant costumes

Lancashire Telegraph: Books come alive with brilliant costumes

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)

Councils form a new green team

Lancashire Telegraph: Councils form a new green team

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.

Bright and beautiful work passes gallery test

Lancashire Telegraph: Bright and beautiful work passes gallery test

3:11pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

Platform Gallery administrator Rose Hamilton looks at Guilt Trap: Momentary Architecture by Michael Brennand-Wood, part of the Beauty is the First Test exhibition at the Clitheroe gallery

Rackets at the ready in college taster event

Lancashire Telegraph: Rackets at the ready in college taster event

5:32pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Trying out badminton at a general open evening at Nelson and Colne College are, from the left, Reece Shepherd, Qasim Ajaz and Rom Bowker.

Olivia and Lily’s big fun at Tiny Trumpets music class

Lancashire Telegraph: Olivia and Lily’s big fun at Tiny Trumpets music class

5:30pm Thursday 6th March 2014

Children and adults had fun at a Tiny Trumpets music class at New Road Community Centre, Earby. Olivia and Lily dance.

Monster Poets see their work in print

Lancashire Telegraph: Monster Poets see their work in print

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

Queen Lucy has done her fundraising duty

Lancashire Telegraph: Queen Lucy has done her fundraising duty

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.

Fundraising skip success has put a spring in our step

Lancashire Telegraph: Fundraising skip success has put a spring in our step

3:19pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Barrowford Primary School has raised an amazing £948 for the British Heart Foundation with sponsored skip.

Flipping good time at launch

Lancashire Telegraph: Flipping good time at launch

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.

Slow down, be still and capture the wonders of nature

Lancashire Telegraph: Slow down, be still and capture the wonders of nature

3:15pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A slow shutter speed and a steady hand gave Lancashire Telegraph reader James Hull, of Blackburn, this atmospheric image of the weir at Jack House Nature Reserve in Oswaldtwistle.

College pupils swap Whalley for sunny Spain

Lancashire Telegraph: College pupils swap Whalley for sunny Spain

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.

Youth MP helps bag funds for ‘deserving’ Pendleside hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: Youth MP helps bag funds for ‘deserving’ Pendleside hospice

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.

Barrie makes light work of the offerings at fair

Lancashire Telegraph: Barrie makes light work of the offerings at fair

1:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

Barrie Ward checks the quality of the goods during the Clitheroe Book Fair at St Mary’s Centre.

Children bake sweet treats

Lancashire Telegraph: Children bake sweet treats

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.

Walkers taking steps to improve health

Lancashire Telegraph: Walkers taking steps to improve health

1:43pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

From left, Kath Sutcliffe, Graham Marshall, and Carolyn Wilkinson step out on a Walking for Health stroll, which leaves from Bacup Family Centre every Wednesday, and lasts from 1.15pm to 3pm

Home residents treated to Welsh Day songs

Lancashire Telegraph: A Welsh Day was held at Dove Court in Burnley

1:35pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

A Welsh Day was held at Dove Court in Burnley. 50-something Theatre Company member Marie D’Courland sings to Dove Court resident Brian Whittaker, during the event.



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