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Great Harwood dad-of-three jailed after brutal attack on mother of children

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

A DRUNK father of three who carried out a brutal, sustained attack on the petrified mother of his children, has been locked up for a year.

East Lancs midnight raiders walked into wrong flat - but stole cash anyway

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TWO men who walked into the wrong Great Harwood flat at midnight helped themselves to a key and some cash before they left, a court heard.

Police appeal after 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:08pm Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Great Harwood.

Great Harwood residents voice anger at homes plan

Lancashire Telegraph: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

10:54am Sunday 12th October 2014

ANGRY residents voiced their concerns at an extraordinary meeting called to discuss plans to sell the Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood.

Great Harwood man hit mum-in-law with dumbbell for 'interfering'

Lancashire Telegraph: Burnley Crown Court

12:00pm Sunday 5th October 2014

AN alcoholic hit his ‘interfering’ mother-in-law on the head with a dumbbell after getting angry over what he claimed were her meddling ways.

Great Harwood councillor caught up in Pakistan disaster launches appeal

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:23pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

GREAT Harwood councillor Noordad Aziz has pledged to raise money to help people displaced by devastating floods in Pakistan — after getting caught up in them.

Two injured in Great Harwood pub attack with mallet

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO men were hurt by an attacker wielding a wooden mallet outside a Great Harwood pub.

Great Harwood residents step up playing fields fight

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN ‘extraordinary’ coun-cil meeting will be called to discuss plans to sell the Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood in the face of increasing pressure from the community.

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.

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.

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.

Takeover of Churchfield House sealed by society

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:55pm Thursday 14th August 2014

NEXT week’s centuries-old traditional ‘Crying’ of the Great Harwood Fair will have added significance after the sealing of the take-over of the historic Churchfield House by the town’s Civic Society.

'Investment' hope for housing plans

Lancashire Telegraph: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

11:54am Monday 4th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS are celebrating after preventing a housing development from being created in the grounds of a bungalow.

Great Harwood playing fields could be sold to make way for 250 homes and new football club HQ

Lancashire Telegraph: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE sale of the Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood could lead to a 200 plus property housing estate and a new home for the town’s largest remaining soccer club.

Missing Great Harwood girl found safe and well

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A TEENAGER from Great Harwood who went missing last week has been found.

East Lancs decorative painter wins trophy in pal’s name

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:22pm Friday 18th July 2014

A GREAT Harwood decorative painter drew on all his knowledge and experience to win a trophy dedicated to a late friend and colleague.

60 horses in Great Harwood saved by social media campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: The dead foal has concerned the RSPCA

12:40pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A FACEBOOK campaign has succeeded in saving around 60 horses from being potentially sold to market.

Restaurant plan could rescue Great Harwood pub

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:55pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A VACANT Great Harwood pub could be saved by being partly converted into a restaurant.

Great Harwood pub honoured by Camra

1:00pm Saturday 21st June 2014

A LANDLADY in Great Harwood is celebrating after being told she has the best pub in Hyndburn.

Great Harwood bodybuilder goes from strength to strength

Lancashire Telegraph: Jacob Taylor in action

9:35am Tuesday 17th June 2014

BULKY Jacob Taylor is only two competitions into his bodybuilding career, but he has already been invited to compete against thousands of others in one of Europe’s largest events.

Plans to extend Great Harwood conservation area

12:30pm Thursday 12th June 2014

DOZENS of historic buildings in Great Harwood will be protected if plans to extend the town’s conservation area are given the go-ahead.

‘Stop playing soccer in street’ call after Great Harwood house is damaged

Lancashire Telegraph: Bovingdon Football Club raises £2,000 with five-a-side tournament

1:39pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

PARENTS in Great Harwood have been asked to stop their children playing football in the street.

Great Harwood viaduct petition ‘likely to fail’

Lancashire Telegraph: Letter: They’ll always find a way

2:47pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

A PETITION launched to reopen a popular walking spot is likely to fail, it was claimed.

Great Harwood artist draws from nature

Lancashire Telegraph: The Oak King

1:24pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A REIKI artist from Great Harwood has seen his work go on display.

Campaign to reopen 19th century viaduct between Great Harwood and Read

Lancashire Telegraph: Popular spot for walkers has been closed  since 2001

11:30am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A PETITION to reopen a popular walking spot has been launched.

Councillor praises the organisers of Great Harwood show

Lancashire Telegraph: Kerry Molineux

10:49am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

GREAT Harwood councillor Kerry Molineux praised the organisers of a record-breaking show in the town.

Great Harwood stalwart honoured for exceptional contribution to community

Lancashire Telegraph: Alan Whalley receives the inaugural Ruby Award from new mayor, Coun Munsif Dad

2:30pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A GREAT Harwood man has been honoured for his work in the community.

Record-breaking year as thousands turn out for Great Harwood Show

Lancashire Telegraph: Some of the cattle were a bit skittish while entering the arena for the pre-show parade at Great Harwood Agricultural Show. Here Oliver Partington wrestles with his charge.

1:15pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

ORGANISERS have hailed a record-breaking year as thousands turned out for the Great Harwood Show.

One arrest after four-vehicle crash in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Police and fire crews were called to the river around 10.40am on Church Road following reports a Citroen Picasso had crashed into the water

8:40pm Monday 26th May 2014

FOUR vehicles were involved in a collision in Great Harwood this evening.

10,000 expected to flock to enduring Great Harwood show

Lancashire Telegraph: Six-year-old Thomas Partington pulls his stubborn calf Ella into the show ring at last year’s show

11:56am Wednesday 21st May 2014

AROUND 10,000 people are expected to descend on Great Harwood on Bank Holiday Monday for the town’s annual show.

Pupils ‘fine’ parents for danger parking in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, PCSO Helena Cryer, PC Dave Render, Charles Gray, St Wulstan’s School, Hassan Mahmood, St John’s, Reuben Barnes, Great Harwood School, Milly Lofthouse, Paige Allison, both Our Lady and St Hubert’s, and Sam Anderson, St Bartholomew’s.

10:57am Tuesday 20th May 2014

SCHOOLchildren will ‘fine’ parents who park dangerously outside schools in Great Harwood as part of a 20mph campaign.

Affordable homes in Great Harwood a step closer

Lancashire Telegraph: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

11:09am Tuesday 13th May 2014

AN ‘affordable housing’ development on the site of an old church in Great Harwood has moved a step closer.

Great Harwood 'rape' claim investigated

Lancashire Telegraph: Helpless owner watches on as bike thief rides away

9:51am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A RAPE investigation was launched after a woman claimed she was sexually assaulted in Great Harwood.

Great Harwood user started drugs farm to pay debts

Lancashire Telegraph: Police seized six cannbis plants from an address on Coleman Road, Belvedere

6:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

A DRUG user who took cannabis to deal with health problems was asked to start his own ‘farm’ to repay his debts, a court heard.

Great Harwood gran's bid in memory of daughter she lost

Lancashire Telegraph: Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue team, whose members Alwyn Hayes and Mick Fanshawe are to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats

2:35pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

A GRANDMOTHER is set to cycle the length of Britain in memory of her daughter who died at just 13 months old from cancer.

Concern for Great Harwood home residents over staff

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission

11:44am Wednesday 30th April 2014

NEW concerns have been raised about a care home in Great Harwood, after inspectors found staff were not getting enough support to deliver good care.

999 call after suspected Great Harwood gas leak

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

12:25pm Sunday 27th April 2014

EMERGENCY services and National Grid engineers were called to a home in Great Harwood after a resident reported a suspected gas leak.

Hyndburn pensioner in fire smoke alert

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters tackled a blaze in Wormbridge this morning.

12:57pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A PENSIONER was treated for smoke inhalation after his cigarette sparked a small fire at his home.

Great Harwood politician visits Bosnia to raise awareness of genocide

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Noordad Aziz with the delegation at the residency of the Grand Mufti of Bosnia

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GREAT Harwood councillor said he pondered on the sacrifice soldiers from Hyndburn made while on a recent trip to Bosnia, which he visited as part of a government delegation.

Great Harwood man told to pay for repairs

Lancashire Telegraph: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

7:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A GREAT HARWOOD man will be forced to pay for damage to his home because he tried to repair the damage himself.

Great Harwood horses taken into the care of RSPCA

10:30am Saturday 19th April 2014

HORSES were taken away from land in Great Harwood over concerns for their welfare.

‘Affordable’ homes bid for Great Harwood church site

4:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

AN ‘affordable housing’ development has been earmarked for the site of a Great Harwood church.

Great Harwood wine bar in bid to play live music until the early hours of the morning

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A WINE bar in Great Harwood has applied for permission to host live music.

Great Harwood bowling club granted thousands for a new roof and shelter

4:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

RUSHTON Street Bowling Club, Great Harwood, has been granted £6,824 by Awards4All. It will pay for a new roof and to extend the outdoor shelter.

Vodafone carry out survey in Great Harwood

4:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

MOBILE network provider Vodafone carried out a photographic survey of the area yesterday, using a cherry picker in Balfour Street, Great Harwood.

Appeal for information about WW1 Great Harwood soldier buried in France

Lancashire Telegraph: World War One centenary

10:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

FRENCH villagers are appealing for information about a Great Harwood soldier who died during the First World War.

Fury at memorial stones theft bid in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Ian Wilkinson surveys the damage at the memorial

4:14pm Monday 31st March 2014

LARGE stone slabs at Great Harwood’s Memorial Park have been removed for safe keeping after they were targeted by thieves.

Leah steps out to help homeless in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Walking are Julia Bentley, Brooke, Tony Bentley, Leah and mum Joanne

11:50am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A KIND-hearted youngster braved the elements to walk from Great Harwood to Whalley and back again all in the name of charity.

19th century Great Harwood pub to be demolished

5:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

A NINETEENTH century pub built to accommodate nearby industrial workers will be replaced by eight flats, if planners agree.

Plans for new car wash at Great Harwood Tesco are received

Lancashire Telegraph: Tesco has confirmed that it has removed a petrol station from its plans for a new store in Ross.

12:44pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

SHOPPERS at Tesco in Great Harwood may soon be able to have their car washed whilst they shop.

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