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Cancer-hit former chemical plant employee in workmates plea

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:55pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FORMER chemical plant worker is appealing to his ex-workmates for help, following his diagnosis of mesothelioma.

Finale as Great Harwood cinema faces demolition

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

A FORMER cinema which has fallen into disrepair could be demolished and turned into flats if planning permission is granted.

Double joy for creative Hyndburn gran Sandra

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HUNCOAT woman is using her creative talents to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.

Accrington Victoria Hospital ward open after repairs to floors

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

HEALTH bosses say they are delighted to see the main ward at Accrington Victoria Hospital reopen after it was closed for six weeks.

Man seriously injured after being hit by car in Accrington

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision with a car.

Woman’s horror at finding Oswaldtwistle canal body

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:22am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER who found a dead body floating in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has said she has been unable to sleep since making the gruesome discovery.

Oswaldtwistle pub aiming to keep hospice ale and hearty

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle pub aims to raise enough charity cash to fund 24 hours of care at East Lancashire Hospice.

MYSTERY: ‘Unexplained’ death of man at Oswaldtwistle canal spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the identity of a man whose body was found in the canal in Oswaldtwistle, police said.

Accrington bypass reopened following early morning crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MOTORISITS are experiencing delays this morning following a crash on the Accrington bypass.

MISSING: East Lancs pensioners appeal for return of popular 3ft garden gnome

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A PENSIONER is appealing for thieves to return a beloved outdoor gnome which was stolen from a garden at a sheltered housing complex.

Accrington teen awarded scholarship to help study towards becoming a glaciologist

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:10pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TEENAGER Hannah Frost is certainly living up to her name – she’s off to university to study glaciers and all things ice.

Accrington Stanley fend off winding up order

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Accrington Stanley have warded off High Court moves by the taxman to have the club wound up by one of the country’s leading insolvency judges.

Grieving East Lancs widow says yellow lines should be painted on road

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:32pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A GRIEVING wife has called for double yellow lines to be painted on the stretch of road where her husband was hit by a car.

Accrington landlord ordered to pay £58k penalty for gas safety snub

Lancashire Telegraph: Sedgefield Development Trust has been working alongside the Belgian not-for-profit company iChoosr to introduce a collective switching scheme for gas and electricity ,

3:54pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN Accrington landlord has been ordered to pay nearly £60,000 in fines and costs after he ignored repeated warnings about arranging an annual gas safety check at a house in the town.

Charity’s Accrington mini-market proposal looks doomed

Lancashire Telegraph: Prize bingo for North West Air Ambulance

2:03pm Monday 8th September 2014

PLANS to turn an Accrington bingo hall into a mini-market and auction house look set to be refused.

Accrington car park where five people fell to death could re-open

Lancashire Telegraph: There have been four deaths at the Arndale Centre car park

1:30pm Saturday 6th September 2014

THE Arndale Centre’s top car park level will have to reopen before the end of the year, according to a Hyndburn councillor.

Accrington X Factor star's East Lancs gigs

Lancashire Telegraph: Teenage kicks for Accrington star Reece Bibby

11:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

X FACTOR sensation Reece Bibby will perform two surprise charity gigs this weekend.

East Lancs soap star Julie takes cancer campaign to Parliament

Lancashire Telegraph: Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh

10:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

EAST Lancashire soap star Julie Hesmondhalgh is heading to Westminster on Monday to spearhead the fight against the disease that killed her Coronation Street character.

Sadness at death of East Lancs Muslim elder

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Thursday 4th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Accrington councillor, who died while saying afternoon prayers at his mosque.

Great Harwood teenager named student of the year

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:56pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A GREAT Harwood teenager has been named student of the year after turning his life around.

Reward offer over Oswaldtwsitle club blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE owners of a former working men’s club in Oswaldtwistle have appealed for witnesses to come forward after it was destroyed by fire.

Accrington X Factor star in pledge to help music tutors

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

X FACTOR sensation Reece Bibby has not let his new-found fame go to his head.

Accrington teen an X Factor hit

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:36am Monday 1st September 2014

TEENAGER Reece Bibby made it through to the next round of The X Factor – after persuading Simon Cowell he could ditch his guitar.

Great Harwood attacker apologised via Facebook

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

9:33am Monday 1st September 2014

A MARTIAL art fan who attacked a teenager, leaving him with a smashed jaw in two places, was caught by police after he admitted the offence on Facebook.

Residents evacuated after fire at Accrington nursing home

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:43am Monday 1st September 2014

A NURSING home was evacuated last night after a resident’s bedroom caught fire.

Special concert will honour Accrington Pals

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington Pals leave Salisbury Plain for active service

9:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE heroics of the Accrington Pals will be marked with a special concert exactly 100 years to the day after the battalion marched through the town to show their support for the war effort.

Thief on bike snatched woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Hyndburn names priority for lottery cash projects

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

HYNDBURN has been named a ‘priority development area’ by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Accrington shoplifter jailed for six months

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Magistrates Court

4:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 52-year-old persistent shoplifter has been jailed for six months after admitting she deliberately set out to steal to fund a drug habit.

Thief takes woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Accrington park in line for revamp

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Ken Moss

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A CHILDREN’S park in Accrington will be refurbished after funding worth £55,000 was secured.

UPDATED: Man suffers punctured lung after Great Harwood stabbing

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:40am Saturday 30th August 2014

A MAN was stabbed and left with a punctured lung and several cuts to his leg after an incident in Great Harwood.

Police probe Oswaldtwistle club blaze

Lancashire Telegraph: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

8:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A SUSPICIOUS fire ripped through a former working men’s club.

Man, 69, dies from injuries after Clayton-le-Moors collision

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

6:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PEDESTRIAN has died almost four weeks after colliding with a car.

Ex-footballer’s wife in Rishton charity fundraisers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE wife of a retired professional footballer and former Rishton pub landlord raised more than £1,000 for a dementia charity.

Hyndburn charity groups’ free home offer

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHARITIES and community groups have been offered a free home in Hyndburn.

Coronation Street star set to be given Freedom of Hyndburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Julie Hesmondhalgh as Hayley Cropper

3:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

ACCRINGTON soap star Julie Hesmondhalgh will be given the Freedom of Hyndburn.

Accrington man attacked woman after drinking vodka

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Magistrates Court

5:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MAN reacted badly when his amorous advances towards a neighbour were rejected.

Rally legend guest at Accrington ball

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

RALLY legend Paddy Hopkirk will attend this year’s Rally Drivers’ Ball, which will see Accrington town centre transformed into Monte Carlo early next month.

Accrington Stanley players' stolen boots replaced by league sponsors Sky Bet

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

THE main sponsors of the Football League have stepped in to buy Accrington Stanley players new boots.

Speed bumps for Accrington estate

Lancashire Telegraph: New speed humps for Beaconsfield hotspot

10:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

CALLS for traffic calming measures on an Accrington estate will be answered after a child was nearly knocked over by a speeding car.

Rishton thugs jailed after attack on man

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

1:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

TWO thugs attacked a man and left him with a smashed eye and temporarily half-blinded after turning up at the home of the ‘local drug dealer’ in the early hours, a court heard.

Barn fire in Rishton

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:56am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BARN packed with hay and straw bales went up in flames in Rishton on Friday night.

Five teens arrested after Accrington Stanley burglary

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:05am Friday 22nd August 2014

FIVE teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of burglary following to break-ins at Accrington Stanley Football Club.

Accrington Stanley players’ boots stolen before game

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have contacted police after thieves stole boots from several players – a day before a 4-0 defeat that saw them slip to the bottom of the Football League.

Stolen East Lancs puppy never found

Lancashire Telegraph: Zippy, two, Staffordshire bull terrier

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DRUNK sneak thief stole a treasured Staffordshire bull terrier puppy when he crept into an unlocked house in the middle of the night, a court heard.

Social media praised in Hyndburn dog return

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

4:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

HYNDBURN’S MP Graham Jones praised the power of social media after the owner of a lost dog he was caring for came forward.

Acrington post office closes for major revamp

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ACCRINGTON Post Office will close for two weeks while it undergoes an extensive renovation.

Accrington schoolgirl reaches final of national writing competition

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30am Sunday 17th August 2014

CHARLOTTE Corrigan may only be 10 but she could one day be challenging for the coveted Pullitzer Prize.

Missing teens found in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

7:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THREE brothers who went missing from Sunderland four days ago were found in Oswaldtwistle.


Hyndburn what's on

Richard Digance the troubadour heads to Oswaldtwistle (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:52pm Thu 19 Jun 14

BAFTA-nominated entertainer Richard Digance can sing, play guitar, tell stories and make his audience laugh —…

Oh no, don’t say it’s Hue again! (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:00pm Thu 19 Jun 14

GLASWEGIAN brothers Pat and Greg Kane have been creating their indie-jazz for more or less 30 years now.

Bright new show set for East Lancs premiere staging (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:28pm Tue 10 Jun 14

PERFORMERS are stepping back in time to the 60s in a musical debut for East Lancashire.

Pay ‘what it’s worth’ for children’s tale in Hyndburn (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:34pm Thu 5 Jun 14

AUDIENCES for children’s show Billy Goat’s Gruff can pay ‘what it’s worth’ in a new scheme designed to…

Date with Richard Digance in Oswaldtwistle (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 10:05am Mon 2 Jun 14

Award winning comedian and regular in dictionary corner on Countdown, Richard Digance, is coming to Oswaldtwistle…

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