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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.

Spending a penny in Great Harwood could earn pounds

Lancashire Telegraph: Outside Churchfield House are Maureen Tomlinson, Coun Kerry Molyneux, and Lyn Wilson

12:06pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

SHOPS, pubs and cafes in Great Harwood will be asked to let shoppers spend a penny in the hope of encouraging them to spend their pounds.

Great Harwood school children call lights camera, action

Lancashire Telegraph: Some of the youngsters with Victoria Berry

11:01am Tuesday 11th March 2014

YOUNGSTERS at a Great Harwood school wrote, shot and directed their own movie under the watchful eye of a published author.

Great Harwood domestic violence victim welcomes Clare's Law

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

1:00pm Saturday 8th March 2014

A VICTIM of domestic violence has welcomed the introduction of a new law allowing women to check their partner’s criminal history.

Great Harwood taxidermy ‘Curiosity Shop’ to be unveiled

Lancashire Telegraph: Nicola Hebson

11:58am Wednesday 5th March 2014

AN ARTIST and taxidermist from Great Harwood will unveil her very own ‘Curiosity Shop’ in Blackburn tomorrow.

£70,000 target for church roof repair in Hyndburn

Lancashire Telegraph: The culprit was seen dropping the money but it has not been recovered. Police say whoever took it could face prosecution if they failed to hand it in.

11:56am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A FUNDRAISING initiative has been launched to help raise £70,000 for repairs to the roof at one of Hyndburn’s oldest churches.

Great Harwood pub bids for late licence

1:00pm Sunday 2nd March 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to allow a Great Harwood pub to open later and to host live music will be discussed by councillors tomorrow.

Great Harwood changing rooms get facelift

Lancashire Telegraph: Ciaran Wells

11:58am Wednesday 26th February 2014

THE changing rooms at a Great Harwood park have been given a facelift.

Faeces found on wall at failing East Lancashire care home

Lancashire Telegraph: The West of England Rural Partnership wants to keep heating costs down for elderly householders

1:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

A CARE home has failed to meet two essential standards after watchdogs found faeces on a wall and residents wearing ‘several layers of clothing’ to keep warm.

Driver cut from car after hitting wall in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: The wreckage of the car

9:42am Monday 17th February 2014

A DRIVER was taken to hospital with a suspected heart problem after his car hit a wall in Great Harwood.

UPDATED: Man cut out of car after Great Harwood crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

3:40pm Sunday 16th February 2014

A MAN has been taken to hospital with a suspected heart problem after his car hit a wall in Great Harwood this morning.

Girl, 5, involved in Great Harwood crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

11:45am Sunday 16th February 2014

A FIVE-year-old girl was treated for shock after being involved in a crash in Great Harwood today.

Missing Great Harwood woman found safe

Lancashire Telegraph: Appeal to find missing Great Harwood woman

1:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

A MISSING Great Harwood woman has been found safe and well.

Great Harwood men in court on cannabis farm charge

Lancashire Telegraph: South Oxhey man 'unaware' of £250k of cannabis growing in his garage

11:00am Friday 14th February 2014

TWO people have appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged in connection with the discovery of a cannabis production facility by fire-fighters called to a blaze in the attic of a house in Great Harwood.

East Lancashire man killed in Thailand road accident

Lancashire Telegraph: Police hunt man suspected of raping woman in her 20s

9:53am Thursday 13th February 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been killed in a road accident in Thailand.

Great Harwood firm provides ‘cover’ for hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:22pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A GREAT Harwood business has provided ‘cover’ for its local hospice by sponsoring a brand new gazebo.

Hyndburn taxidermist turns dead rat into £345 purse

Lancashire Telegraph: The rat purse

2:51pm Monday 10th February 2014

TAXIDERMIST Nicola Hebson is used to turning dead animals into striking works of art.

Great Harwood couple's anger at 'insensitive' letter over baby's memorial tree

Lancashire Telegraph: Great Harwood couple's anger at 'insensitive' letter over baby's memorial tree

7:30am Thursday 6th February 2014

THE parents of a baby who died at four-days-old have been told to remove items from a tree planted in his memory or see them thrown away by council workers.

Great Harwood British Legion volunteers are top poppy sellers

Lancashire Telegraph: Great Harwood British Legion volunteers are top poppy sellers

2:40pm Monday 27th January 2014

VOLUNTEERS at a branch of the Royal British Legion are celebrating after winning an award for selling the most poppies in Lancashire.

Assaulted Great Harwood landlord calls for more to join pubwatch

3:00pm Saturday 25th January 2014

A PUBLICAN who was subjected to a ‘prolonged and frenzied attack’ has called for more pubs in Hyndburn to join a pub watch scheme.

Residents’ anger as play area is stripped in Great Harwood

Lancashire Telegraph: Disgruntled parents and children on the playground

8:00pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

EQUIPMENT at a popular children’s park in Great Harwood has been removed, to the anger of residents.

Cash for The Base

3:30pm Monday 20th January 2014

CASHIERS at a Great Harwood bank have presented a local charity with a cheque for more than £700.

Great Harwood Farmers’ markets a boost for town

1:54pm Friday 17th January 2014

GREAT Harwood Farmers’ Market has raised more than £4,000 for charity.

Workman hurt as Great Harwood school roof catches fire

Lancashire Telegraph: St Wulstan’s RC Primary School, in Great Harwood, was evacuated

1:30pm Thursday 16th January 2014

A WORKMAN was taken to hospital with burns and pupils needed first aid after a school roof caught fire.

School dreams come true for Great Harwood youngster Neave Evans

Lancashire Telegraph: Neave Evans on her first day at White Ash Primary School in Oswaldtwistle Picture: JADE DOHERTY

2:00pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

A TOT with four-limb cerebral palsy has started school, to the delight of her parents.

Man suffers burns to face in Great Harwood primary school fire

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

10:03am Wednesday 15th January 2014

A MAN suffered burns to his face after a fire broke out at a school yesterday afternoon.

Great Harwood dentist meets inspection requirements

2:41pm Monday 13th January 2014

DAWN Brooks Dental Practice in Great Harwood met all the essential standards during a recent inspection which was carried out by the Care Quality Commission.

Woman steals £136 worth of diesel from Great Harwood petrol station

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

10:00pm Wednesday 8th January 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.

Second man arrested after Great Harwood street brawl

12:33pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

A SECOND man has been arrested in connection with an assault in which a 59-year-old suffered a serious head injury.

UPDATED: Man suffers head injury after Great Harwood street fight

Lancashire Telegraph: Emergency workers at the scene

11:30am Tuesday 7th January 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital with head injuries after an eight-man brawl in a residential street.

Attempted arson attack on Great Harwood mill

Lancashire Telegraph: Attempted arson attack on Great Harwood mill

7:00pm Friday 3rd January 2014

WOULD-be arsonists got onto the roof of a former mill and poured flammable liquid over the electrics in a bungled attempt to cause ‘devastating damage’.

Great Harwood businesses win awards for best festive windows

3:10pm Thursday 19th December 2013

GREAT Harwood businesses have won awards for the best festive windows in the town.

Great Harwood supermarket granted alcohol licence

5:40pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

A SUPERMARKET in Great Harwood has been granted a licence to sell alcohol.

Santa joins revellers at switch-on in Great Harwood

1:43pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

EIGHT hundred people saw the switch on of Great Harwood’s Christmas lights.

Dave Fishwick appears at Great Harwood aquatic centre

4:30pm Monday 16th December 2013

HE is famous for tackling loan sharks on his Bank of Dave show, but Pendle businessman Dave Fishwick came face to face with different type of predator at the new Aquascope store in Clayton-le-Moors - blacktip reef sharks.

Woman trapped between car and wall after crash in Great Harwood

6:11pm Friday 13th December 2013

A WOMAN got trapped between a car and a wall following a crash at 11.30am today.

South Africa-born East Lancashire man's tribute to Nelson Mandela

Lancashire Telegraph: Richard Pratt's painting of Nelson Mandela

9:30am Friday 13th December 2013

AN artist born in South Africa and brought up in East Lancashire is auctioning a new work, painted in memory of Nelson Mandela for the politician’s children’s charity.

Christmas fair at Great Harwood Golf Club

4:07pm Friday 29th November 2013

A CHRISTMAS fair will be held at Great Harwood Golf Club on Saturday from 11am until 1pm.

Last Great Harwood farmer' market of the year

4:06pm Friday 29th November 2013

THE last Farmers’ Market of the year will be held in Great Harwood on Sunday.


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