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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.

Production follows in steps of Lancashire war poet

Lancashire Telegraph: WILFRED OWEN

1:51pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW production celebrating a famous war hero is coming to Oswaldtwistle.

Cancer battler from Oswaldtwistle took his own life after 'struggling with chemotherapy'

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A FATHER suffering from terminal lung cancer took his own life, an inquest heard.

Man fined over tethered horse in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Horses continue to graze in Warndon Villages after two of the animals are impounded

3:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A LABOURER has been allowed to keep his prized stallion by magistrates after its tether was found wrapped around a tree.

Walk on in Oswaldtwistle Rotary annual event

Lancashire Telegraph: Rotarians organising charity swim

12:52pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

REGISTRATION has opened for an annual charity walk.

Doctor retires from Oswaldtwistle practice after 23 years

Lancashire Telegraph: Dr Bhat looks forward to  retirement

10:49am Tuesday 1st April 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle doctor has retired.

Oswaldtwistle student's heart-wrenching cancer video

2:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle student who filmed a heart-wrenching ‘advert’ based on his own experiences has been approached by MacMillan Cancer Support.

Oswaldtwistle boss faces jail over swindle

Lancashire Telegraph: Christopher Horsfield

8:40am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A COMPANY boss has been warned he faces prison after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of pounds.

Police hunt for serial flasher in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Meet police in St Peter's next week

8:33am Tuesday 25th March 2014

CONCERNS are growing after a spate of indecent exposures over the past year.

Friends of Oswaldtwistle cancer battling mum post 'no makeup selfies'

Lancashire Telegraph: Sing Alone and Beat Cancer

2:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

FRIENDS of a mother-of-two struck down by breast cancer have been inspired to bare their make-up-free faces for charity.

Fire at Oswaldtwistle pub

Lancashire Telegraph: Elation as bid to downgrade Ammanford fire station is rejected

10:00am Friday 21st March 2014

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at an Oswaldtwistle pub last night after receiving reports of smoke coming out of the roof.

Owner’s fears for stolen Oswaldtwistle puppy

Lancashire Telegraph: Stolen pup Sniff

12:00pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

THE devastated owner of a stolen puppy has spoken of his worry over how she is being treated by the man who took her.

Oswaldtwistle foodbank stays open after trial

Lancashire Telegraph: Founders Peter and Eve Gattei at the opening of their Food Bank

3:20pm Monday 17th March 2014

OSWALDTWISTLE’S first foodbank will remain open following a busy trial period.

Anger at 'stream of slurry' in Oswaldtwistle

1:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

A STREAM of obnoxious smelling slurry was spotted running down an Oswaldtwistle lane, to the disgust of residents.

Appeal after puppy stolen in Oswaldtwistle burglary

Lancashire Telegraph: Sniff

5:50pm Friday 14th March 2014

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help after a 13-week-old Staffordshire terrier puppy was stolen during a burglary at a house in Oswaldtwistle.

Public consulted on plans to relocate Oswaldtwistle post office

Lancashire Telegraph: Postmaster Bill Aspin outside West End Post Office, Oswaldtwistle

2:30pm Friday 14th March 2014

A PUBLIC consultation has been launched to discuss plans to move a Hyndburn post office.

New issues found in third report at White Ash Brook home in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: White Ash Brook

11:16am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A HEALTH watchdog has raised further concerns about a care home in Oswaldtwistle, after the third inspection in six months.

Oswaldtwistle mum launches chemical-free beauty products

Lancashire Telegraph: Kate Furer at her unit in Accrington Market Hall.

11:14am Monday 10th March 2014

A FEW years ago Kate Furer was a single mother with a drink problem, living on benefits with her disabled daughter.

Vehicles seized in raids on two East Lancashire farms

Lancashire Telegraph: Officers at Wolfenden Farm, in  Oswaldtwistle yesterday

2:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

HORSE boxes and vehicles were among hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of property seized during raids at two farms.

Hyndburn residents fear toppling trees

Lancashire Telegraph: The tree that came down in Rhyddings Park

4:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

FEARS ancient trees could topple on to houses in an Oswaldtwistle street have been raised with the council.

Speed crackdown on 20mph Hyndburn streets

Lancashire Telegraph: High Street in Oswaldtwisdtle

2:22pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A CRACKDOWN on dangerous drivers will be launched this month, it has been announced.

Manford promotes Oswaldtwistle comedy tour

Lancashire Telegraph: Back to his roots: comedian Jason Manford

10:06am Tuesday 25th February 2014

TICKETS have gone on sale for a comedy tour promoted by stand-up comedian Jason Manford.

Oswaldtwistle firm sets its sights on Chinese market

Lancashire Telegraph: Pneumatrol’s sales director Andy Nash seals the deal

2:59pm Monday 24th February 2014

A LEADING Oswaldtwistle-based pneumatic firm has signed a major deal to expand into the Chinese market.

Oswaldtwistle repair shop plan hits the buffers

Lancashire Telegraph: The crossing in Union Road, Oswaldtwistle

2:50pm Monday 24th February 2014

PLANS to turn a vacant craft shop into a white goods repair shop look set to be rejected — because council officers claim it could harm Oswaldtwistle town centre.

Road partly blocked in Oswaldtwistle after smash

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

6:46pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

BLACKBURN Road in Oswaldtwistle is partly blocked after two vehicles were involved in a crash.

East Lancashire mum pleads guilty to child cruelty

Lancashire Telegraph: Tracy McKenzie

1:00pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

A MUM from Oswaldtwistle has admitted cruelty to her baby boy after initially denying the charge in court.

Sewer works blamed for Oswaldtwistle ’chaos’

Lancashire Telegraph: The road closed sign at the roadworks in Union Road, Oswaldtwistle

2:40pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

EMERGENCY work to a sewer has caused ‘traffic chaos’ in one of Oswaldtwistle’s busiest streets.

East Lancashire carer stole using OAP's bank card

Lancashire Telegraph: Number of people in debt on the rise in St Albans

10:00pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

A SENIOR care worker at a nursing home repeatedly used a bank card belonging to a 91-year-old resident without her permission.

'Baby had 9 broken bones' - Oswaldtwistle couple on baby neglect charges

Lancashire Telegraph: Oswaldtwistle couple on baby neglect charges

4:20pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

A THREE-month-old baby found with a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain may have been 'vigorously shaken', doctors believe.

Oswaldtwistle car chase driver locked up

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

2:56pm Monday 17th February 2014

A DRIVER who led police on an early hours chase while subject to a suspended jail term is behind bars for 18 months.

Oswaldtwistle student meets her photography idol

Lancashire Telegraph: Rebekah Doyle with one of her photos

2:42pm Monday 17th February 2014

A photography student met her idol – and now wants to follow in his footsteps.

Residents won’t toe line in Oswaldtwistle parking row

Lancashire Telegraph: SPREADING: The dreaded double yellow lines

11:42am Wednesday 12th February 2014

A ROW has broken out over parking restrictions in an Oswaldtwistle street.

Oswaldtwistle school told it must improve

Lancashire Telegraph: Ofsted logo

4:50pm Monday 10th February 2014

PUPILS at an Oswaldtwistle primary school do not make good progress in all subjects, Ofsted inspectors found.

Oswaldtwistle woman celebrates 107th birthday

5:07pm Saturday 8th February 2014

ONE of the oldest women in the country has celebrated her birthday.

Search on for Oswaldtwistle's top dog

Lancashire Telegraph: Expensive taste - Luce the border collie

1:45pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

THE search is on for Oswaldtwistle’s top dog.

Blaze hits former restaurant in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters at the scene of the fire

9:01am Tuesday 4th February 2014

A FIRE broke out at a former Indian restaurant in Oswaldtwistle yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters battling blaze at Oswaldtwistle restaurant

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

1:50pm Monday 3rd February 2014

FIREfighters are battling a blaze at an Indian restaurant in Oswaldtwistle.

Roof leak making my children ill, says Oswaldtwistle mum

Lancashire Telegraph: Joanne Welch with 10-month-old Tiana-Rose

9:51am Monday 3rd February 2014

A LEAKING roof is making life difficult for a young Oswaldtwistle family.

Probe as Oswaldtwistle snooker club opens, but still boarded up

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Peter Britcliffe outside Ossy Snooker and Pool, in the former Golden Cross Inn, in Union Road

9:00pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

AN investigation into a new snooker club in Oswaldtwistle was launched after it opened for business while its windows were still boarded up.

Oswaldtwistle mother left ‘petrified’ after burglar stole children's money

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

3:00pm Wednesday 29th January 2014

A MOTHER-of-four was left petrified after being confronted by a house raider who took cash from her children's money boxes, a court heard.

Derelict garage set alight in Oswaldtwistle

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

9:49pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at a derelict garage near allotments behind Haworth Street and Catlow Hall Street in Oswaldtwistle earlier tonight.

Council set to shut door on Oswaldtwistle homes bid

2:30pm Monday 20th January 2014

PLANS for a major planning development in Oswaldtwistle look set to be rejected.

Oswaldtwistle thug left victim ‘like a rag doll’

2:16pm Monday 20th January 2014

A THUG attacked a man in the street, leaving him like a ‘rag doll’ on the ground in front of two women, a court heard.

Woman suffers burns in Oswaldtwistle fire accident

Lancashire Telegraph: Cuts fear over Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service emergency cover

2:30pm Sunday 19th January 2014

A WOMAN suffered burns to her face after adding fuel to her living room fire before it had gone out, firefighters said.

Oswaldtwistle blaze pair 'saved' by smoke alarm

Lancashire Telegraph: A barn fire was extinguished by firefighters from Watford, Garston and Borehamwood yesterday morning

10:22am Saturday 18th January 2014

A FORGOTTEN chip pan sparked a fire at an Oswaldtwistle home in the early hours of this morning.

Cycling heroin supplier from Oswaldtwistle is jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Street dealer Alexander McPake was jailed for two years

1:00pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

A BICYCLING heroin supplier who was caught with a stash of wraps has been jailed for two years.

Oswaldtwistle park set for £100k makeover

Lancashire Telegraph: Rhyddings Park, which will have a major revamp

6:00pm Monday 13th January 2014

AN Oswaldtwistle park could be set for a million pound makeover after funding was secured to develop plans.

Petition sent over Oswaldtwistle derelict building

2:36pm Friday 10th January 2014

FED-up residents in an Oswaldtwistle street have signed a petition calling on the council to take action on a derelict house.


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