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Pair sought after Baxenden man injures his spine in fall

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:57pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A DOG walker is thought to have fractured his spine when he was pushed down an embankment.

Baxenden bins full of rubbish must rot for 27 days

Lancashire Telegraph: GENERIC WHEELIE BINS IN NEWPORT (987952)

4:54pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

BINS filled with rubbish are being left to rot in the hot summer sun for almost a month because the council said it can’t afford to collect them, a councillor has claimed.

Baxenden grandma saved from house fire

Lancashire Telegraph: Debris from the fire at the house in Manchester Road

4:20pm Friday 27th June 2014

A GRANDMOTHER was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a kitchen fire at her Baxenden home.

Baxenden woman’s racist tirade

Lancashire Telegraph: Police have criticised the lack of response to appeals about the murder of Anowar Tagabo

1:34pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A 21-year-old woman launched a racially-motivated attack on a car belonging to a takeaway delivery driver.

Baxenden foundation founder honoured after years of community work

1:22pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A PROSPECTS Foundation volunteer has been honoured after years of community work.

Car found buried in Baxenden house wall

12:36pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Police called to an incident in Baxenden found a car buried in the wall of a house.

Baxenden families evacuated after backyards collapse

Lancashire Telegraph: Damage resulting from the collapse of the coal mine tunnel

9:40am Monday 3rd February 2014

FAMILIES in Baxenden were evacuated when a coal mine tunnel beneath their backyards collapsed.

Nursery bid for Baxenden Methodist Church

3:10pm Monday 3rd February 2014

A FORMER church is set to become a nursery school.

Brave terrier saves Baxenden family from blaze

Lancashire Telegraph: Bella the terrier. Below, the Bloors’ Baxenden home

12:01pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

A FAMILY were saved from a house fire in the early hours of the morning – by their dog.

Family flee from Baxenden home after boiler fire

8:47am Monday 13th January 2014

A FAMILY escaped from their home in the middle of the night when a blaze broke out in the bathroom.

Abandoned Baxenden dog with 'horrific' wound put down

Lancashire Telegraph: The spaniel had an infected leg wound, and her fur was matted with faeces

11:30am Monday 23rd December 2013

AN ABANDONED dog found roaming alone in Baxenden, with a ‘horrific’ leg injury and fur matted with faeces, had to be put down.

Vandals strike to wreck festive Baxenden tree

Lancashire Telegraph: The tree that was vandalised in Baxenden.

5:00pm Thursday 12th December 2013

BAXENDEN’S Christmas tree has been damaged by vandals.

MP: 'Haslingden and Baxenden cricket clubs under threat'

4:13pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

SPORTS clubs in Hyndburn and Haslingden are under threat, according to an East Lancashire MP.

Mayor opens Baxenden media room

4:32pm Thursday 14th November 2013

THE mayor and mayoress of Hyndburn have opened Baxenden Church of England School’s new media room.

Classic rockers to play in Baxenden tomorrow

7:30am Friday 8th November 2013

CLASSIC rockers Rawkuss will perform at The Bay Horse pub in Manchester Road, Baxenden, tomorrow night.

Smoke alarm stopped pan fire in Baxenden

11:17am Tuesday 15th October 2013

A SMOKE alarm prevented a pan fire getting out of hand at a home in Baxenden.

Baxenden residents celebrate as scrapyard goes for housing estate

3:14pm Monday 19th August 2013

RESIDENTS on a Baxenden street said they were ‘cracking open the Champagne’ after plans to build homes on the site of a scrap yard were given the go-ahead.

Evening stroll in Baxenden

1:25pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a series of evening walks as part of the ‘Stepping Out’ project.

Baxenden woman, 89, died after fall, inquest told

4:11pm Monday 15th July 2013

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a retired supervisor, aged 89.

Woman flown to hospital after injuring wrists in fall at Baxenden

Lancashire Telegraph: The woman is put into the helicopter

11:00am Monday 1st July 2013

A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital after injuring her wrists in a fall.

Family flees Baxenden log fire scare

2:00pm Friday 28th June 2013

A YOUNG family have told of their lucky escape after logs stored beside a wood-burning stove caught fire while they were asleep.

Power cut hits 2,000 homes in Baxenden

11:00am Thursday 9th May 2013

MORE than 2,000 properties were affected by an early morning power cut.

Hole-in-the-roof gang steals £3,500 weekend takings from Baxenden Cricket Club

Lancashire Telegraph: Vice-chairman Paul Clegg in the club's bar

11:00am Wednesday 24th April 2013

THIEVES ripped off panels to climb through a cricket club’s roof before stealing its safe containing £3,500.

Baxenden vehicle crime warning

1:26pm Monday 15th April 2013

MOTORISTS are being urged to keep their vehicles locked by police following a spate of thefts from vehicles in the Manchester Road area of Baxenden.

Fire crews tackle suspicious gas main fire in Baxenden

5:52pm Sunday 3rd March 2013

FIREFIGHTERS battled a gas main fire in the early hours today.

Baxenden man takes on Everest memorial trek

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Starkie trains for his trek

8:00pm Friday 22nd February 2013

A MAN is pushing himself to his limits to raise money for charity in memory of his father-in-law.

Memories of cop who snared Baxenden serial killer up for auction

Lancashire Telegraph: The cuffs owned by PC John White and Donald Neilson

3:49pm Thursday 13th September 2012

HANDCUFFS used in the 1975 capture of serial killer Donald Neilson and the Queen’s Gallantry medal given to the arresting officer are to be auctioned off.

Baxenden teen makes the grade after GCSE English re-mark

5:30pm Thursday 6th September 2012

A 16-YEAR-OLD who had his GCSE English paper re-marked after the exam controversy is celebrating his grade being boosted.

Killer Donald Neilson told doctors he didn't want to live

Lancashire Telegraph: Killer Donald Neilson (left) and Baxenden postmaster Derek Astin

10:01am Tuesday 14th August 2012

Serial killer Donald Neilson, who murdered an East Lancashire postmaster, had asked prison staff not to keep him alive if his health deteriorated, an inquest has heard.

North West Air Ambulance charity enables doctors to fly out to patients

Lancashire Telegraph: CRUCIAL  An air ambulance is ready to go to the rescue

12:00pm Friday 3rd August 2012

AIR ambulances in the North West will soon move bases to two of the region’s hospitals — so that doctors can now fly out to trauma incidents.

Baxenden girl who blew £33,000 in 12 months now living in a garage

Lancashire Telegraph: ROCK BOTTOM Jasmine Astin

11:30am Friday 3rd August 2012

A GIRL who inherited £50,000 on her 18th birthday blew £33,000 in just over 12 months – and ended up claiming benefits and living in a garage.

A piece of The Beatles' musical history on show in East Lancashire gallery

Lancashire Telegraph: SOUNDS OF THE SIXTIES Bernie Fullalove with the amplifier used by The Beatles

10:30am Friday 3rd August 2012

A PIECE of musical history has been unveilled at an East Lancashire gallery.

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has healthy computer skills

10:28am Friday 3rd August 2012

EAST Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is celebrating after being honoured with a “Centre of Excellence” award from the Department of Health.

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.

Baxenden benefits cheat ordered to pay back £19,498

9:00pm Sunday 1st July 2012

A £41,600 benefits cheat who was employed by the Department for Work and Pensions at the time, has been ordered to pay less than half of it back.

Baxenden pie firm Hollands wins prestigious award

8:30pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

AN East Lancashire pie firm proved the upper crust in the British Pie Awards.

Gold award for Holland's Pies at British Pie Awards

11:31am Tuesday 1st May 2012

AN East Lancashire pie firm proved the upper crust in the British Pie Awards.

Five illegal immigrants held in Baxenden car wash swoop

11:30am Thursday 29th March 2012

FIVE illegal immigrants were arrested after the car wash they were working at was raided.

Holland’s Pies mascot takes charity tour of UK

Lancashire Telegraph: PEDAL POWER The charity bikers with their trusty machine – they set off this weekend for Edinburgh on a tour for the Make-A-Wish Foundation inspired by the Olympic Games

1:52pm Friday 23rd March 2012

A TEAM including two posties and an electrician have launched a 600-mile tandem challenge – and will be followed by the Holland’s Pies mascot.

Baxenden vicar suspended over boy assault claim

Lancashire Telegraph: ARREST The Rev Joe Fielder

11:00am Tuesday 20th March 2012

A VICAR has been suspended after he was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an 11-year-old boy.

Baxenden-based firm Holland’s Pies gets trial at Arsenal

Lancashire Telegraph: EMIRATES HOPE Stan the Van Man with the Tony Adams statue at the Emirates

4:38pm Tuesday 31st January 2012

AN East Lancashire pie firm is gunning for a tasty deal with Premier League giants Arsenal.

Baxenden allotments row as rent is set to soar

Lancashire Telegraph: UP IN ARMS Brian Watts, left, chairman and Frank McVan, treasurer, of Baxenden Allotment and Garden Society

2:23pm Friday 6th January 2012

ALLOTMENT holders in Hyndburn face forking out hundreds of pounds after the council hit them with a rise in their rent.

Baxenden Cricket Club legend dies after 66 years on committee

10:20am Friday 18th November 2011

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “local legend” on the death of Baxenden Cricket Club stalwart Tom Barnes.

Baxenden pupils’ early taste of high school

2:08pm Thursday 13th October 2011

PRIMARY schoolchildren were given a taste a high school – a year ahead of schedule.

Search for Fred Dibnah’s Land Rover for Holland’s Pies exhibition

Lancashire Telegraph: TRUE COLOURS Fred Dibnah and his Holland’s-style vehicle

8:40am Tuesday 11th October 2011

AFTER a hard day’s work, so the story goes, steeplejack Fred Dibnah liked nothing better than a pint of Guinness and a good pie.

MP backs bid for Baxenden bus service

5:27pm Friday 7th October 2011

HYNDBURN’S MP is backing a campaign to reinstate a Baxenden bus service.

Hyndburn mother and son in meningitis awareness campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: CRUSADE Janet and Matthew

9:59am Tuesday 27th September 2011

A MOTHER and son are calling on the government to implement increased meningitis vaccines by sharing their story.


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