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Rishton binge drinker assaulted his partner

Lancashire Telegraph: ALCOHOL TROUBLE: New courses tackle drink-related crime

8:38am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A 23-YEAR-OLD man, who admitted he ‘didn’t know when to stop’, went on a 48-hour drinking binge to celebrate his birthday.

Vandal tagging Rishton park benches

5:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A VANDAL has been tagging park furniture in Hyndburn.

Rishton student collects award after hacking into Facebook

Lancashire Telegraph: Jamie Woodruff, an ethical hacker

4:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A MAN who hacked into Facebook before bragging about it to officials has been awarded for his efforts.

Jail for drunk Rishton grandmother who set fire to her own bedroom

Lancashire Telegraph: Bernadette Meadowcroft, who was jailed for two-and-a-half-years

3:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

AN ARSONIST grandmother who struck for the fourth time when she torched her bedroom has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Woman ran for her life when lorry driver smashed into Rishton bus stop

Lancashire Telegraph: The shelter in Blackburn Road, Rishton.

8:42am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A WOMAN had to run for her life when a drunk- driver in an articulated lorry tried to do a U-turn on a busy main road and smashed into the bus shelter she was standing in.

Vandals seen on camera in Rishton ‘sorry’

Lancashire Telegraph: Controversial camera to be permanently removed

11:42am Tuesday 25th March 2014

TEENAGE thugs who vandalised a bollard outside a Hyndburn school have apologised after being caught on camera.

Rishton sports club aims to give boys a head start

Lancashire Telegraph: Norden High School, where two pupils were trapped at the weekend

12:45pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

A HIGH school has launched a sports club aimed at improving boys’ achievement.

Calls for more parking in Rishton are answered

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Ken Moss

12:42pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

CALLS for more parking on a busy Rishton street have been answered.

Ofsted order improvement at pre-school group in Rishton

Lancashire Telegraph: Boost for Hillingdon schools with positive Ofsted reports

10:59am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A PRE-school group in Rishton has been told it needs to improve after an inspection.

Residents in Rishton asked to put up cash for road repair

Lancashire Telegraph: The deep pothole. Rain disguises the true depth of it.

11:59am Tuesday 4th March 2014

RESIDENTS in a Rishton street are being asked to help pay for the resurfacing of their unadopted road.

Owner of missing Rishton parrot appeals for help

7:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

THE owner of a rare parrot was left devastated after it was blown away by the wind.

£94k benefits cheat evicted from Hyndburn home

Lancashire Telegraph: Cleo Embley has been evicted

4:30pm Friday 7th February 2014

A MOTHER-of-seven who cheated £94,000 of benefits and kept quiet about her partner moving in has been evicted from her home.

Rishton woman admits failing to pay for petrol

Lancashire Telegraph: Motor tax campaigners lobbying MPs

12:06pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

A WOMAN drove off without paying after filling her car and jerry cans in the back with diesel worth £136 from a Great Harwood petrol station.

Rishton councillors condemn betting machines

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:40am Wednesday 29th January 2014

RISHTON councillors have spoken out against betting machines, dubbed ‘the crack cocaine of gambling’.

Rishton drunk fined

4:37pm Friday 24th January 2014

LEE Robert Percival, 28, of High Street, Rishton, was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and ordered to pay £100 costs by Blackburn magistrates after pleading guilty to being drunk and disorderly.

Path block to riders

3:31pm Monday 20th January 2014

HORSE riders will be unable to use a footpath linking St Albans Road and Shawbrook Close, in Rishton, after A frames were installed.

Top rating for Blackburn youth care home by Ofsted

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

7:00pm Friday 10th January 2014

YOUNG people at a Blackburn care home are receiving an ‘outstanding’ level of care, according to Ofsted.

Success of Blackburn police meeting is hailed

2:04pm Friday 10th January 2014

A policing meeting has been hailed a huge success by Blackburn resident Charlotte Kovacs, who encouraged her neighbours to attend.

High marks for Rishton caring pre-school

1:58pm Friday 10th January 2014

A CHURCH pre-school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors.

Rishton owner left dog to starve to death

Lancashire Telegraph: Piggles was a Staffordshire bull terrier similar to this

12:00pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A DOG owner’s cruelty to an animal amounted to the ‘most despicable treatment’ seen by a magistrate.

Rishton powerhouse thanks fans for World’s Strongest Man support

Lancashire Telegraph: Powerhouse Mark Felix

3:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

MAN mountain Mark Felix has thanked fans for their support after making it to the final four of the World’s Strongest Man competition.

Rishton car parking scrap plan setback

3:30pm Friday 27th December 2013

MOVES to scrap a car parking spot at a Rishton store are likely to fail, it was revealed.

Rishton fruit and vegetable shop final regeneration piece

Lancashire Telegraph: Angela Bailey ready to weigh in with her new venture

4:30pm Monday 23rd December 2013

A NEW fruit and vegetables shop has opened on Rishton’s High Street.

Vandals badly damage motorhome in Rishton

4:00pm Saturday 21st December 2013

Thugs broke into Jackie Waring’s Lunar Roadstar motorhome, which was parked near her home in Parker Street, and tore the engine apart.

Rishton house shaken by 'hit-and-run' car

Lancashire Telegraph: Allan Presho, of Parker Street, Rishton, inspects the damage to his house

10:30am Friday 20th December 2013

A PENSIONER has told of the moment he felt his house shake when it was hit by a driver – who then drove off.

Rishton company defends 'knock-on effects'

3:05pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A RISHTON company has defended itself after complaints of queuing lorries outside its warehouse.

New calls to report dangerous bike riders in Rishton

12:31pm Thursday 19th December 2013

FRESH calls have been made for the public in Rishton to report motorbike users who are riding illegally.

Rishton residents call for action over dangerous parking

Lancashire Telegraph: Norden High School, where two pupils were trapped at the weekend

10:00pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

RESIDENTS in Rishton have called on the council to take action over parking.

East Lancashire lottery winners spread festive cheer at Derian House

Lancashire Telegraph: Geoff Bennette with David Grundy at Derian House

2:30pm Friday 13th December 2013

SOME of Lancashire’s biggest lottery winners spread festive cheer at Derian House as they drove their ‘winner wonderland’ bus to the Chorley children’s hospice to hand out gifts.

UPDATED: Teen in four hour roof stand-off in Rishton

Lancashire Telegraph: The boy on the roof yesterday afternoon

12:00pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

A TEENAGER wanted on suspicion of assault evaded arrest for more than four hours by climbing on to the roof of a school.

Police stand-off with teenager on Rishton school roof

Lancashire Telegraph: Police stand-off with teenager on Rishton school roof

4:44pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A TEENAGER wanted on suspicion of assault has climbed on top of a Rishton school to avoid arrest.

Shock over hit and run of 5-year-old Oswaldtwistle boy

Lancashire Telegraph: Jamie Marsden, who suffered a severe gash to his leg in the incident.

5:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

THE dad of a five-year-old boy who suffered severe leg injuries in a hit-and-run accident has spoken of his anger that the driver has not come forward.

Rishton man accused of drugs offences appears in court

2:00pm Thursday 5th December 2013

A 27-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with producing 261 cannabis plants and abstracting electricity without authority.

Rishton crib improved

1:34pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

RISHTON’S crib - on display for Christmas - has been improved.

Vandals attack Christmas tree in Rishton

Lancashire Telegraph: COUN JUDITH ADDISON

1:33pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

A CHRISTMAS tree in Rishton was vandalised just hours after the lights were switched on.

Rishton 'small' Christmas tree row

3:30pm Saturday 30th November 2013

CHRISTMAS trees planted in Rishton have been branded ‘a laughing stock’ by residents.

Cash windfall to help East Lancashire sports pitches

10:00pm Friday 29th November 2013

SPORTS pitches across East Lancashire will be improved using funding from the National Lottery.

Canal reopened after Rishton sink holes repaired

Lancashire Telegraph: The canal is now open to boats

7:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A STRETCH of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has re-opened to boaters after repairs to a collapsed section of 200-year-old canal bed.

Rishton Lancashire Telegraph reader scoops £500 Bingo win

Lancashire Telegraph: Margaret Gregson

9:00am Wednesday 27th November 2013

DELIGHTED Margaret Gregson, who lives in Rishton, won £500 on the Telegraph bingo.

Rishton woman admits setting home on fire

6:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

A CROWN court judge has ordered psychiatric reports on a Hyndburn woman after her second conviction for arson.

Two ‘suspicious’ men spotted in Rishton

1:44pm Friday 22nd November 2013

TWO ‘suspicious’ men spotted at a disused mill in Rishton have been reported to police.

Rishton nursery praised by Ofsted

8:00pm Thursday 21st November 2013

A DAY nursery has been praised for its ‘good’ level of provision.

Rishton pervert tempted girls to have sex

6:00pm Monday 11th November 2013

A FACEBOOK pervert who asked three schoolgirl for sex acts was spared immediate jail.

Rishton man's £1k hospice ride for wife

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Davies on his trip

5:00pm Thursday 7th November 2013

A WIDOWER has completed an emotional journey across the Himalayas to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife.

Rishton will host Churches Together Christmas songs

3:30pm Monday 4th November 2013

A COMMUNITY is arranging its own musical Christmas event after a popular annual carol singing gathering was cancelled.

Churches help out in Rishton

2:36pm Tuesday 29th October 2013

A CHURCH group in Rishton will host a musical Christmas event after an annual radio show was cancelled.

Rishton children’s home couple cleared of abuse

Lancashire Telegraph: Sylvia and Kelvin Rostron

1:30pm Thursday 24th October 2013

A COUPLE accused of indecently assaulting two youngsters in care homes they ran have been cleared of all charges.

Plans to restore Rishton playground are scrapped

4:42pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

PLANS to restore a play park in Rishton have been scrapped.

Rishton canal workers release video of repair works

12:10pm Friday 18th October 2013

WORKERS repairing the Leeds to Liverpool canal in Rishton have released a video detailing their work.

Walks to be held in memory of tragic Blackburn band member

9:00pm Thursday 17th October 2013

A TRIP down the high street would normally involve browsing for a new outfit or picking up a loaf of bread.


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