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Mourners gather in pink for tragic Oswaldtwistle baby's funeral

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:17pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE shattered family of tragic Oswaldtwistle baby Ava-Jai McInerney said their final farewells yesterday.

Comedian Jason Manford praises Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre staff

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:41pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

COMEDIAN and TV presenter Jason Manford has praised staff at the Civic Arts Centre in Oswaldtwistle.

Oswaldtwistle baby who beat Leukaemia dies of mystery illness

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:12am Friday 17th October 2014

A BABY girl who had beaten leukaemia died in her parents’ arms after succumbing to a mystery illness.

Oswaldtwistle mum with rare neurological condition fears for her children

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:24pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A MUM is campaigning for more research into an incurable condition that causes her to fall over, in the hope that both her children could be treated for the disease.

Concerns about rats in Oswaldtwistle park

Lancashire Telegraph: Image for Kidderminster Pest Control

6:00pm Sunday 12th October 2014

EXTERMINATORS were called to a Hyndburn park after complaints it was infested with rats.

'Despicable Me' Minion appears in Oswaldtwistle farmer’s field

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:43pm Friday 10th October 2014

A STRAW bale statue of a Minion character from the Despicable Me movies has appeared in a farmer’s field in Haslingden Old Road, Oswaldtwistle.

Oswaldtwistle residents meet to discuss future of Bury Wood - with ideas put forward

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:05pm Thursday 9th October 2014

COUNTRY park land in Oswaldtwistle could soon be controlled by the local community.

Oswaldtwistle couple knocked unconscious in brutal attack outside pub

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:40am Saturday 4th October 2014

A HUSBAND and wife were left unconscious in a brutal and unprovoked assault in a town centre.

Anger at plans for Oswaldtwistle farm wind turbine

Lancashire Telegraph: Campaigners in Pencombe are fighting plans for a large wind turbine in the village.

3:57pm Friday 3rd October 2014

PLANS to build a wind turbine at an Oswaldtwistle farm have been met with anger.

Woman knocked unconscious after serious assault outside Oswaldtwistle pub

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:02pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A COUPLE were seriously assaulted in an attack outside the Black Dog pub in Union Road, Oswadtwistle.

£100,000 boost to make Oswaldtwistle refurbishment a reality

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:24pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

AMBITIOUS plans for an Oswaldtwistle park have been revealed.

Woman’s horror at finding Oswaldtwistle canal body

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:22am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER who found a dead body floating in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal has said she has been unable to sleep since making the gruesome discovery.

Oswaldtwistle pub aiming to keep hospice ale and hearty

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle pub aims to raise enough charity cash to fund 24 hours of care at East Lancashire Hospice.

MYSTERY: ‘Unexplained’ death of man at Oswaldtwistle canal spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the identity of a man whose body was found in the canal in Oswaldtwistle, police said.

Reward offer over Oswaldtwsitle club blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE owners of a former working men’s club in Oswaldtwistle have appealed for witnesses to come forward after it was destroyed by fire.

Thief on bike snatched woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Thief takes woman's purse in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A MAN who snatched a purse from a woman’s hand in Oswaldtwistle is being hunted by police.

Police probe Oswaldtwistle club blaze

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

8:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A SUSPICIOUS fire ripped through a former working men’s club.

Social media praised in Hyndburn dog return

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

4:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

HYNDBURN’S MP Graham Jones praised the power of social media after the owner of a lost dog he was caring for came forward.

Missing teens found in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Police searched for a missing elderly woman in Haugh Woods.

7:30pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THREE brothers who went missing from Sunderland four days ago were found in Oswaldtwistle.

Brave Oswaldtwsitle teen in head shave for charity

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A TEENAGER has raised almost £1,000 in memory of her grandmother after having her beloved locks chopped off for charity.

Pregnant mum had drug farm

Lancashire Telegraph: ENCOURAGING: Dramatic fall in teenage pregnancies recorded since 1998

2:52pm Friday 1st August 2014

A HEAVILY-pregnant mum had a large cannabis factory with a potential value of £16,000 hidden in the attic of her Oswaldtwistle family home.

Police appeal after man knocked off bike in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a cyclist was knocked off his bike.

Councillor blasts bid for four more Oswaldtwistle wind turbines

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE developer of Oswaldtwistle Moor’s controversial wind farm has applied for planning permission to extend it by a third.

Oswaldtwistle teen’s dream nearing fruition

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:15pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

IMPROVEMENTS which are worth £103,000 at a children’s play area in Oswaldtwistle have moved a step closer to completion after architects unveiled their final design for the park.

Fond farewell to Rhyddings High School deputy head

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:03pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A DEPUTY headteacher is retiring after nearly four decades serving a community.

East Lancs teens help prevent spread of roof blaze

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A RELIEVED resident has thanked two teenagers who helped prevent a major fire after they spotted clouds of smoke billowing from his roof.

‘Ossy Pals’ is part of historical project with young people

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

AN ARTS centre has scripted a moving play as a unique way to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War.

Oswaldtwistle home damaged in loft fire

Lancashire Telegraph: 100 km charity walk raises money for The County Air Ambulance & The Fire Fighters Charity. Fire Station, Hereford.
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9:38pm Sunday 29th June 2014

A COUPLE fled their home when a fire broke out in the loft.

Oswaldtwistle school celebrates more Ofsted sucess

Lancashire Telegraph: Busy classroom scene

11:03am Saturday 28th June 2014

A HIGH school is celebrating its third ‘good’ Ofsted report in a row.

East Lancs car repair boss jailed over £24k drugs farm

Lancashire Telegraph: Cannabis plants

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A CAR repair boss set up a potential £24,000 cannabis farm in an old lift shaft at Vine Mill in Oswaldtwistle.

Hyndburn worshippers escape car carnage at centre

Lancashire Telegraph: Devastation inside Hippings Vale Community Centre after the car crash

1:56pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A GROUP of Christian worshippers narrowly escaped serious harm after a car smashed into a community centre just minutes after they had finished using it.

Oswaldtwistle couple complain after plane incident

11:05am Saturday 21st June 2014

A COUPLE from Oswaldtwistle said they had been left traumatised after the cabin of their plane filled with what appeared to be smoke on their flight home from a holiday in Bulgaria.

Tributes to tragic Oswaldtwistle teen who died after falling from Accrington Arndale

Lancashire Telegraph: Lauren Johnson fell to her death from the top of the Arndale Centre’s car park

12:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

THE devastated parents of tragic teen Lauren Johnson have said ‘our daughter’s death needs to be the last’ at Accrington’s Arndale Centre.

Oswaldtwistle play area dream nearing fruition

Lancashire Telegraph: David Reid with Allan Dobson, Hyndburn Funeral Services, who have worked in conjunction with David and David's brother Jack Reid

2:44pm Monday 9th June 2014

A FATHER and son’s dream to turn an ‘unsafe’ play area into an under 15s fun park is on the verge of coming true.

Hyndburn councillor vows to ‘vigorously’ oppose four new turbines

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN LIGHT: Carmarthenshire's planning committee approved an application to erect a wind turbine on land off Heol Ddu on the outskirts of Ammanford.

11:14am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE developer of Oswald-twistle Moor’s controv-ersial wind farm has ann- ounced plans to extend it by a third.

Acclaimed gospel singer to appear in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: We’re asking our readers to send in audition videos or audio files of them doing what they do best.

10:57am Tuesday 20th May 2014

AN award-winning gospel singer and songwriter will perform in Oswaldtwistle early next month.

Hyndburn motorhome hire centre given nod

Lancashire Telegraph: Malvern Caravan & Motorhome Show

2:20pm Friday 16th May 2014

A MOTORHOME and vehicle hire centre is set to move into Osw-aldtwistle after councillors gave the green light.

Oswaldtwistle singer in bid to reach national final of ‘Teenstar’

Lancashire Telegraph: Callum Thomas, 17, will perform his own song, Paralysed, while playing keyboards

11:43am Wednesday 14th May 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle teenager is through to the area final of one of the UK’s biggest singing competitions.

Turbines bring in a £100k windfall to Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Investment in wind turbines is needed

12:45pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

COMMUNITY groups are benefitting from cash grants of £100,000 because of the Oswaldtwistle Moor windfarm.

Road partially blocked in Oswaldtwistle after car collides with lorry

Lancashire Telegraph: Traffic problems on A30 near Victoria after crash and hail storm

5:12pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

A MAJOR road in Oswaldtwistle has been partially blocked after a collision involving a car and a lorry this afternoon.

Rat nightmare for Oswaldtwistle residents

Lancashire Telegraph: Rats as big as cats spotted in Southampton

6:00pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

RATS are running rampant in an Oswaldtwistle back alley, it was claimed.

Oswaldtwistle woman does DIY job on war memorial weeds

Lancashire Telegraph: Susan pulling out the weeds in boxes round the memorial

11:59am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A DISABLED Oswaldtwistle woman became so fed up of seeing weeds at the town’s war memorial that she pulled them out herself.

Players set to bring Terry Pratchett fantasy play to life

Lancashire Telegraph: Sir Terry Pratchett

11:16am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A TERRY Pratchett play will open for its first night this evening.

Brave Oswaldtwistle boy joins walk for charity that helped him

Lancashire Telegraph: Harrison at a family gathering

4:00pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

A LITTLE boy with a rare brain condition will recreate the walk his family made when he was first diagnosed.

East Lancs finance director stole £150k as firm laid off staff

Lancashire Telegraph: Christopher Horsfield

5:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

A ‘CALCULATED’ finance director stole around £150,000 from a sportswear firm while workers were losing their jobs, a court heard.

Oswaldtwistle wheelchair teen’s big charity push

Lancashire Telegraph: Lewis with brother Oliver

1:57pm Monday 28th April 2014

A COURAGEOUS teenager with cerebral palsy will put his difficulties aside to tackle a lengthy charity walk.

East Lancashire teachers could strike again

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire teachers could strike again

11:00am Monday 21st April 2014

TEACHERS could be set to walk out of schools in June over a long-running dispute over teachers' pay and workload.

Number of East Lancashire motorists fined for using mobiles halves

Lancashire Telegraph: SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES: More than 5,000 people in Gwent currently have licence points for driving while using a mobile phone

10:00am Monday 21st April 2014

THE number of motorists in East Lancashire fined for using their mobile phone behind the wheel has plummeted, according to new figures.

Oswaldtwistle baby receives life-saving bone marrow transplant

6:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A BABY girl has received a life-saving bone marrow transplant thanks to a kind-hearted stranger.

Hyndburn entertainment previews

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