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Altham meat trader turns over £3m in first year

Lancashire Telegraph: GREAT MEAT ROBBERY: Criminal gang steals £12,000 of meat from East Lancs butchers

11:51am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN Altham meat wholesaler is on schedule to achieve a turnover in excess of £3m in its first year.

Altham firm announces expansion

Lancashire Telegraph: Welsh Liberal Democrats Spring Conference 2014 in Newport.  Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats takes questions from journalists prior to taking to the stage. (5167316)

9:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

AN ALTHAM firm has announced expansion plans after it landed a share of a £23million government funding pot.

MP vows to tackle fuel costs

3:29pm Monday 20th January 2014

HYNDBURN MP Graham Jones said he was left ‘amazed’ after visiting a local company.

Altham RSPCA worker wins award for saving dog's life

11:24am Sunday 12th January 2014

A WOMAN who risked her life to save a dog after it got into difficulty in a reservoir has been given a national award.

Touch of glass to mark 500 years of Altham church

Lancashire Telegraph: The Rev John Tranter (left) and the Rev Chris Cousins with the new stained glass windows

12:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

AN Altham church rounded off its 500-year celebrations with a new stained glass window.

Altham based firm Scancapture gets help from Boost Business

Lancashire Telegraph: MD Steve Smith

12:42pm Monday 2nd December 2013

AN East Lancashire business that specialises in staff and customer surveys is poised for expansion after taking part in Boost Business Lancashire’s Growth Accelerator pro-gramme.

Contact new Altham parish councillor

3:31pm Thursday 28th November 2013

THE new Altham Parish Council clerk, Denny Randall-Felix, can be contacted by calling 01254 306236, or emailing strongestpr@

Star won’t quit Strictly despite injury

Lancashire Telegraph: Actress pledges to defy pain to continue dance show triumph

11:58am Friday 18th October 2013

EAST Lancashire’s Strictly Come Dancing favourite Natalie Gumede is set to fight through the pain barrier and dance tomorrow night.

Key issues identified in new Clayton-le-Moors 'neighbourhood' plan

1:12pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013

A ‘NEIGHBOURHOOD’ plan is to be drawn up for Clayton-le-Moors and Altham.

Police to crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Altham

3:58pm Monday 29th July 2013

A CRACKDOWN on anti-social behaviour is to take place over the next few weeks.

Altham man accused of breaching restraining order

2:09pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

A WOMAN who moved to Accrington to get away from her former partner found him turning up on her doorstep.

Altham furniture firm Senator International to open store in New York's Fifth Avenue

Lancashire Telegraph: Chief executive Colin Mustoe

9:57am Monday 8th July 2013

A FURNITURE manufacturer is gearing up to launch a showroom on one of the most prestigious streets in New York.

Altham man takes on 2,000-mile charity ride

9:22am Saturday 6th July 2013

AN EX-SERVICEMAN is taking on a 2,000-mile motorcycle ride around England’s police headquarters to raise money for fallen soldiers and police officers.

Visitors urged to see Altham's beautiful church

Lancashire Telegraph: Churchwarden Les Moore admires the stained glass windows

5:02pm Monday 17th June 2013

A CHURCH described as a ‘hidden jewel’ wants tourists and picnickers to enjoy its 12th century grounds.

Tour Altham church

5:08pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

A CHURCH described as a ‘hidden jewel’ wants tourists and picnickers to visit their 12th century grounds.

Altham burger van man bought £12,000 of stolen goods

12:08pm Tuesday 4th June 2013

A BURGER van man who set up an early morning meeting with a man he met at a football match to buy stolen equipment worth £12,000 has walked free from court.

Burger van owner from Altham bought stolen goods worth £12,000

6:30pm Thursday 23rd May 2013

A BURGER van man set up an early morning meeting with a man he met at a football match to buy equipment worth £12,000, a court heard.

Altham uniform company shows off transformation

5:16pm Tuesday 21st May 2013

MP Graham Jones has visited the offices of Altham-based Kwintet to see how the company has transformed over the last 18 months.

Altham firm increases production of synthetic turf

3:47pm Monday 20th May 2013

THE grass is greener for an Altham company after it increased production of its synthetic turf to roll out at schools and sports clubs.

Motorway near Altham blighted by 'festival of litter'

7:00pm Thursday 18th April 2013

RUBBISH blowing from a landfill site is said to be creating a “festival of litter” on the M65.

Prestigious award for Altham school

Lancashire Telegraph: Altham pupils and staff celebrate

12:50pm Wednesday 17th April 2013

Pupils and staff at an Altham primary school are celebrating after receiving a prestigious award.

Plan to halt burglaries at Altham Business Park

Lancashire Telegraph: Chief inspector Joanne McHugh

9:27am Wednesday 10th April 2013

POLICE, councillors and businesses have come together to tackle a ‘constant’ stream of burglaries and thefts.

Masked gang handcuff security guard to radiator in raid on Altham electronics firm

10:40am Monday 18th February 2013

A MASKED gang hand-cuffed a 59-year-old security guard to a radiator before escaping with £100,000 worth of computer equipment from an Altham firm.

Bodyshop deal set to bump up jobs in Hyndburn

4:44pm Friday 15th February 2013

MORE than 20 jobs are set to be created with the takeover of a long-established accident repair centre in Hyndburn.

Ex-soldier, 26, killed after hitting road sign in Altham

Lancashire Telegraph: NEW YEAR TRAGEDY Police at the scene of the crash outside the Walton Arms, Altham, with the bike in the foreground.

11:00am Wednesday 2nd January 2013

A FORMER soldier died after losing control of his motorbike and hitting a road sign.

Residents cause a stink over stench from Altham landfill site

Lancashire Telegraph: Whinney Hill tip, near Altham

3:48pm Friday 23rd November 2012

ANGRY families living near the Whinney Hill tip are to take legal action to stop the stench from the landfill site.

Moped involved in Altham road collision

4:24pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

A moped was involved in a collision in Burnley Road, Altham, at about 4pm today.

East Lancashire 's RSPCA fundraiser cancelled

2:14pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

RSPCA fundrasers in East Lancashire have had to cancel their annual ball due to a lack of ticket sales.

Altham firm gets third Queen's Award for Business

7:30pm Monday 17th September 2012

AN EAST Lancashire manufacturing company is celebrating after winning a Queen's award for the third time.

‘Thank you’ for £1,000 donation

3:34pm Thursday 26th July 2012

A CANCER charity has thanked a Haslingden group after it raised £1,000.

Free compost given to Hyndburn residents as a thank you for recycling

8:00pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

FREE compost is to be given away by a borough council as a thank-you to residents for recycling.

Warning to Hyndburn fly-tippers

5:30pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

HOUSEHOLDERS are being warned they face prosecution if they use a ‘man with a van’ to get rid of waste.

Con artists target Hyndburn pensioners

9:00am Saturday 21st July 2012

CON artists have been targeting elderly women at their homes to trick them into handing over their bank cards.

Hyndburn voters will receive forms early

12:45pm Friday 20th July 2012

VOTERS in Hyndburn will receive their electoral registration forms now instead of in August as usual.

Hyndburn MP Graham Jones' warning over skip tax

11:00pm Thursday 31st May 2012

A SKIP hire firm has warned it may have to make 18 people redundant after a new waste tax was introduced.

Workers flee from blaze at Altham factory

Lancashire Telegraph: SCENE Workers were evacuated from the Skyware Global factory

2:30pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

FORTY workers had to be evacuated after a fire took hold at a factory in Altham.

Protest fails to stop Whinney Hall Quarry proposals

4:00pm Thursday 24th May 2012

A BID to remove nearly 600,000 tonnes of sandstone from an East Lancashire quarry has been passed despite concerns from villagers.

Crash bus driver taken to hospital

3:32pm Thursday 24th May 2012

THE driver of a bus was taken to hospital following a collision with a car, which smashed the front windscreen.

Police launch ‘Farmwatch’ in East Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: RECOVERED The stolen generator

4:47pm Wednesday 16th May 2012

THOUSANDS of pounds of farm equipment, including a two-tonne generator, has been found by police just two days after the launch of a new crime prevention scheme.

Archbishop of York leads parade to celebrate 500 years of East Lancashire church

3:00pm Sunday 1st April 2012

THE Archbishop of York joined in a colourful, musical, procession through Altham to celebrate the 500th anniversary of one of Lancashire’s smallest churches.

Archbishop will lead Palm Sunday parade in Altham

4:00am Saturday 24th March 2012

THE Archbishop of York and a donkey will lead a parade for the 500th anniversary celebrations at an East Lancashire church on Palm Sunday.

East Lancashire solar panel firm blasts Government for court appeal over payments

1:30pm Friday 6th January 2012

AN EAST Lancs renewable energy firm says the Government is ‘creating uncertainty’ by launching an appeal against a court ruling on cuts to solar power tariffs.

Great Harwood factory worker gets Eddie Stobart lorry named after her

Lancashire Telegraph: NAMESAKE  Gwyneth Joy with the lorry of the same name

12:40pm Friday 18th November 2011

AN EAST Lancashire factory worker has had an Eddie Stobart lorry named after her.

East Lancashire engineer found dead, aged 25

Lancashire Telegraph: ‘TRUE GENTLEMAN’ George Howarth

11:00am Friday 4th November 2011

A ‘POPULAR and charming’ 25-year-old engineer has been found dead at his London flat.

Turkish delight for Hyndburn company Altham Oak

Lancashire Telegraph: TEAMWORK With the truss are, left to right, Jeff Haworth, Rosy Marshall and Liam Casey.

8:00pm Friday 14th October 2011

STAFF at an East Lancashire firm are beaming with delight after landing a £100,000 deal to build oak fra-mes for a housing project in Turkey.

East Lancashire residents hit by water cuts to get £45 payout

Lancashire Telegraph: GUSHING The scene in Burnley Road, Altham

1:55pm Friday 14th October 2011

WATER giant United Utilities is set to pay out compensation to residents in Blackburn and Hyndburn whose water was cut off last month.

Hyndburn plastics firm given green light to expand to greenbelt

Lancashire Telegraph: EXPANDING THE BUSINESS What More UK director Tony Grimshaw, with some of the firm’s products

11:05am Friday 14th October 2011

A FIRM has been given the go-ahead to expand into the greenbelt to create more manufacturing jobs.

Hyndburn and Blackburn residents left without water can claim compensation

Lancashire Telegraph: STOCKING UP Tessa Carus and her daughter Imogen Clayton, two, of Rhyddings St, Oswaldtwistle fill up their bottles with water delivered by a tanker

4:00pm Saturday 1st October 2011

RESIDENTS who were left without water because of a mains burst will be able to claim compensation.

Trials for 20mph speed limits outside East Lancashire schools

Lancashire Telegraph: TRIALS Plans for 20mph speed limits outside East Lancashire schools get go-ahead

10:22am Tuesday 20th September 2011

TRIALS to cut drivers’ speed outside five East Lancashire schools have been given the go-ahead.

East Lancashire friends pedal 50 miles on a bicycle made for... eight!

Lancashire Telegraph: SILLY CYCLE The friends on the eight-seater ‘conference bike’ which helped them raise cash on a ride around Edinburgh

1:01pm Monday 5th September 2011

EIGHT madcap pals from East Lancashire pedalled 50 miles to raise £1,000 for charity — all on the same bike!

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