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Retired policeman from Knuzden to make a splash for 90th birthday

Lancashire Telegraph: Helped by store's efforts

5:25pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A RETIRED police officer is marking his ninetieth birthday in a rather unusual fashion.

Garden in Knuzden will be a quiet place for all in memory of Iain

Lancashire Telegraph: Reverend Anne Morris with friends and family of Iain Stuart Smith in the Quiet Garden created in memory of Iain Hill (inset).

7:00pm Tuesday 6th August 2013

A QUIET Garden is set to open at Knuzden’s St Oswald’s Church in memory of a much-loved local man Iain Hill.

Investigation into flipped car near Knuzden

Lancashire Telegraph: The scene of the crash

1:57pm Tuesday 20th November 2012

POLICE are investigating whether a car that overturned in Haslingden Old Road was stolen.

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.

Police uncover £200,000 cannabis haul in Blackburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Inside the cannabis-growing bunker.

10:10am Friday 2nd March 2012

AN ‘ingenious’ cannabis factory buried underground has been found by police.

Blackburn teenagers to face Hyndburn farmer whose chicks they killed

Lancashire Telegraph: SO CRUEL Some of the 100 chicks which were battered to death at Knuzden Brook poultry farm in Knuzden

7:00pm Friday 14th October 2011

YOUTHS who killed more than 100 chicks by hitting them with bricks and rocks have been handed cautions.

£39.5m funding bid for revised East Lancashire bus scheme

9:56am Friday 12th August 2011

A REVISED bid for a £39.5million bus scheme for East Lancashire will be submitted to Government bosses.

20mph speed limits set to be rolled out across Lancashire

9:50am Monday 18th July 2011

MORE 20mph speed limits are set to be introduced in the Lancashire County Council area by the end of the year.

Horror at East Lancashire youths who killed 100 chicks

Lancashire Telegraph: SO CRUEL Some of the 100 chicks which were battered to death at Knuzden Brook poultry farm in Knuzden

10:00am Thursday 14th April 2011

THE managing director of an East Lancashire farm where 100 chicks were bricked to death said she was ‘absolutely horrified’.

Chicks killed at East Lancashire farm

9:10pm Wednesday 13th April 2011

UPDATE: One hundred chicks were killed in a ‘sick’ and ‘disgusting’ attack on a poultry farm last night.

East Lancs mums who lost 4st to share weight loss secrets

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancs mums who lost 4st to share weight loss secrets

11:19am Wednesday 12th January 2011

THE best things come in smaller packages, according to petite mums Joanne Dean and Karen Wignall.

East Lancashire women's fury at retirement age raise

Lancashire Telegraph: UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Colette Holden

2:30pm Wednesday 27th October 2010

WOMEN look set to be forced to work six years longer than their own mothers did before receiving state pension. We asked the women of East Lancashire what they thought about raising the retirement age.

East Lancashire bin man's 41 years in the job

Lancashire Telegraph: HARD WORKER: Roy Wilcock, right, receives his award from Blackburn with Darwen Council’s director

3:58pm Tuesday 19th October 2010

BIN man Roy Wilcock has been praised after notching up 41 years in the job – with hardly a day off.

Firefighters tackle bedroom blaze in Knuzden

12:50pm Saturday 11th September 2010

A BEDROOM was wrecked after a candle caught fire at a detached house in Abbott Close at 7.15pm yesterday.

Man threatens to jump from Lancashire motorway bridge

8:43am Friday 10th September 2010

A MAN threatening to jump from a motorway bridge caused police to put roadblocks in place early this morning.

Knuzden children stop speeding motorists

3:47pm Friday 27th August 2010

CHILDREN gave speeding motorists a telling-off after catching them out using a police hand held camera.

Owner's thanks after East Lancs Great Dane escape drama

Lancashire Telegraph: GOOD TO BE BACK: Molly with Ellie, Amy and Pauline Treagus

10:20am Sunday 22nd August 2010

A DOG owner has thanked people who helped search for her lost pet after the Great Dane brought traffic to a standstill.

Knuzden family’s holiday collapse misery

Lancashire Telegraph: BLOW: The Idiens family whose holiday in Turkey was cancelled

8:30am Monday 19th July 2010

A FAMILY were left in tears after learning their dream holiday had been cancelled because their travel operator had gone into administration.

Hyndburn businesses to create 17 new jobs

3:11pm Friday 4th June 2010

TWO businesses in Hyndburn are to create 17 new jobs after a £44,825 funding windfall.

Hyndburn seaside bus trips for £1

Lancashire Telegraph: ALL ABOARD! From left, Coun Peter Britcliffe, Doug Hayes and Roy Atkinson with the Red Rose Travel bus

10:30am Wednesday 31st March 2010

A SCHEME providing Hyndburn residents with seaside trips from £1 will go ahead after council bosses stepped in.

Kids hurling eggs and stones at houses in Knuzden

Lancashire Telegraph: YOUTH NUISANCE: Residents in Oxford Drive, Knuzden are calling for a ginnel halfway down the street

11:18am Thursday 12th November 2009

A GROUP of residents say they have been subjected to months of anti-social behaviour at the hands of children as young as eight years old.

Knuzden woman’s amazing battle to create a new career

Lancashire Telegraph: Knuzden woman’s amazing battle to create a new career

11:26am Wednesday 11th November 2009

WHAT doesn’t kill you makes you stronger — that saying couldn’t be more true for mum-of-two Christine Hunter.

Bailiffs change after death of Hyndburn pensioner

Lancashire Telegraph: TRAGEDY: Andy Miller

8:00pm Monday 10th August 2009

BAILIFFS will no longer be allowed to judge a householder’s ‘vulnerability’ following a report into the death of pensioner Andy Miller.

Knuzden pensioner left shaken after being pushed by burglars

12:48pm Monday 3rd August 2009

A PENSIONER was confronted in her home by burglars who pushed her to the ground and demanded money.

Knuzden mini-mart banned from selling alcohol for one month

Lancashire Telegraph: COMPLAINTS: Knuzden Supermarket in Windsor Road

8:30pm Monday 27th July 2009

A NEIGHBOURHOOD minimart has been stripped of its alcohol licence after reports of children drinking in the street.

Strong leadership improves Knuzden school

5:30pm Saturday 4th July 2009

A primary school which was given notice to improve has now been graded ‘satisfactory’.

Blaze near Knuzden pub

Lancashire Telegraph: Blaze near Knuzden pub

5:01pm Thursday 2nd July 2009

Firefighters were called to a blaze at the rear of the Old Mother Redcap pub, Blackburn Road, Knuzden, last night.

Close race on hovers at Knuzden

Lancashire Telegraph: Close race on hovers at Knuzden

1:32pm Wednesday 6th May 2009

Hundreds turned out to watch the first race of the National Series hovercraft competition in Knuzden on Sunday.

Knuzden flood work’s pleasing spin-off

Lancashire Telegraph: HARD WORK: Local resident Tom Billsborough

11:20am Friday 17th April 2009

UPDATE A haven for wildlife has been created following work to create an underground flood tank in Knuzden.

Knuzden builder hit by recession helped grow cannabis

10:55am Wednesday 1st April 2009

A BUILDER hit by the recession and a broken arm which stopped him working got involved in cannabis production to try to ease his financial worries, a court was told.

Three arrests after raid on Knuzden pub

Lancashire Telegraph: RAID: Police outside the Old Mother Redcap, Knuzden

5:40pm Sunday 8th March 2009

THREE burglars were foiled when they tried to launch a late-night raid on a pub.

999 worker attacked on call out to Knuzden

6:06pm Thursday 5th March 2009

AN AMBULANCE technician trying to treat a Knuzden patient with suspected heart problems was attacked by a partygoer, a court heard.

Youngsters stop speeding motorists outside Knuzden school

Lancashire Telegraph: ON THE BEAT: Callum Chapman, 10, is shown how to use the speed camera by Sergeant Graham Brownsmith.

5:13pm Monday 9th February 2009

CHILDREN told speeding motorists to stop and think before putting their foot down when driving.

Riddle of high-speed car chase through Blackburn and Hyndburn

Lancashire Telegraph: Riddle of high-speed car chase through Blackburn and Hyndburn

9:29pm Thursday 5th February 2009

POLICE were “mystified” by a Ford Mondeo which sped off and led them on a five-mile high-speed pursuit.

Knuzden flood protection tank nears completion

4:29pm Thursday 5th February 2009

AFTER six months of digging, water giant United Utilities is putting the lid on a huge hole in the road in Knuzden.

Knuzden pensioner, 84, swims 84 lengths for charity

Lancashire Telegraph: IN THE SWIM: Bill Marlow in the pool

3:30pm Monday 26th January 2009

A PENSIONER has swum a length for every year of his life in his first ever fundraising event at the age of 84.

Event in memory of Accrington bailiff death man

Lancashire Telegraph: PROBE: An investigation has been ordered into the death of Andy Miller

2:20pm Monday 19th January 2009

A NIGHT has been organised to celebrate the life of a former pub landlord who died of a heart attack after a bailiff turned up on his doorstep.

From hole to nature haven

1:20pm Monday 19th January 2009

AFTER six months of digging, water bosses have closed up a giant hole and pledged to create a nature haven.

£600k to improve Hyndburn's pot-holed roads

Lancashire Telegraph: £600k to improve Hyndburn's pot-holed roads

8:19am Tuesday 13th January 2009

WORK has begun on a £600,000 scheme to repair a borough’s pot-hole filled roads.

Lancashire ramblers could help solve 'murder'

Lancashire Telegraph: HUNT: Victim Alan Street

9:44am Monday 12th January 2009

DOG walkers and ramblers have been asked to help solve a 'murder' as police continue their hunt for a body.

Experts called in to Oswaldtwistle and Rivington to find body of 'murdered' rapist

Lancashire Telegraph: SEARCH: Specialist teams are to look for the body of Alan Street on Rivington Pike

10:48am Friday 9th January 2009

SPECIALIST police search teams and mountain rescue experts are being brought in to help find the body of a 'murdered' rapist.

'Murdered' man may be buried in moorland at Oswaldtwistle or Rivington

Lancashire Telegraph: GRIM SECRET: Haslingden Old Road

7:40am Wednesday 7th January 2009

A 'MURDERED' rapist whose body has been missing for three weeks may be buried in remote moorland, police have revealed.

You can’t ‘lick’ Knuzden man's offer

Lancashire Telegraph: You can’t ‘lick’ Knuzden man's offer

1:11pm Friday 12th December 2008

A LOLLIPOP man is swapping Christmas presents for cash to help raise money for a children’s charity.

Drunken teen's 'idiotic rampage' in Knuzden

11:40am Tuesday 2nd December 2008

A DRUNKEN teenager went on what he described to police as an “idiotic rampage” causing more than £4,000 worth of damage to parked cars.

‘Two of a kind’ prizes for East Lancashire students

Lancashire Telegraph: AWARDS: Jade, left, and Kelly display their certificates

9:23am Tuesday 4th November 2008

TWO best friends have received special awards at Blackburn College’s care, health and public services presentation evening.

Americans in East Lancashire backing Barack Obama

Lancashire Telegraph: Americans in East Lancashire backing Barack Obama

7:50pm Thursday 30th October 2008

With America going to the polls on Tuesday, we tracked down members of East Lancashire’s American population as well as Lancastrians now living in the United States to find out their thoughts.

Woman harassed former in-law

7:10pm Monday 13th October 2008

A 28-year-old woman bombarded her former ‘mother-in-law’ with late night phone calls after the relationship with her son broke down.


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