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Oswaldtwistle

WELL DONE: Ken gets his trophy

Church and Oswaldtwistle club praises top efforts of member

Oswaldtwistle man banned from driving for 26 months

Oswaldtwistle man banned from driving for 26 months

ANGRY: Suzzan Gilbert says her business was affected after her phone went dead for a week after she changed provider

Pampered Pets owner ‘£700 down’ after telephone lines go dead for a week

Cannabis dealer awaiting sentence after handing drug out to friends

Cannabis dealer awaiting sentence after handing drug out to friends

Comedian filming his new DVD in Oswaldtwistle

Comedian filming his new DVD in Oswaldtwistle

Lily Gaskell celebrates her 100th birthday at the Church View Residential Home, Oswaldtwistle. Picture by Paul Heyes, Friday June 12, 2015. (29011214)

Oswaldtwistle woman Lily celebrates 100th birthday

Follett, of Stanley Street, Oswaldtwistle, pleaded guilty to assaulting Sheila Follett

Man slapped his mum, attacked her car with a walking stick and smeared poo on camera in his prison cell

Keenan, of Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, pleaded guilty to assaulting John Patrick McKeown

Man hit himself over the head with stone slab during argument outside neighbour’s house

FACING JAIL: Kristian Kirk, who has admitted attempting to meet a fictitious boy aged 14, outside Burnley Crown Court.

PAEDOPHILE HUNTER: Wannabe police officer with 'sock fetish' caught trying to meet fake 14-year-old boy for sex

SENTENCED: Gary Ward

UNBELIEVABLE RECORD: Prolific burglar jailed for four years after 12 convictions

FACTORY: Drug plants

‘Sophisticated’ £150k cannabis farm discovered during police raid

Mr West, of Hargreaves Road, Oswaldtwistle, had been to see his doctor every year since 2007

Former upholsterer died of lung cancer following years spent working around asbestos

LEADER: Cllr Britcliffe goes to Broadway, as Accrington’s new image is unveiled

Tributes pour in as council veteran quits Conservative party leader’s role

The Malone family

WHO NAMES A PLACE OSWALDTWISTLE? Re-live hilarious moment from hit Channel 4 show Gogglebox

CAMP: Travellers on the waste ground beside Oswald-twistle Civic Theatre

Travellers ‘being good neighbours’ in Oswaldtwistle

CAMP: Travellers on the waste ground beside Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre, the former site of Peel Court

Travellers ordered to move from popular Baxenden park pitch up in Oswaldtwistle...

Man pleads guilty to assaulting mother and damaging her car

Man pleads guilty to assaulting mother and damaging her car

Parker, of Roegreave Road, Oswaldtwistle, admitted causing £1,264 worth of damage to Lukman Patel’s car

Woman kicked police officer after being arrested for damaging car

Paving stone theft in Oswaldtwistle labelled 'despicable'

Paving stone theft in Oswaldtwistle labelled 'despicable'

Creative vistor will help youngsters at Oswaldtwistle Mills

Creative vistor will help youngsters at Oswaldtwistle Mills

Characters created by David Walliams to come to life in Oswaldtwistle

Characters created by David Walliams to come to life in Oswaldtwistle

LAUGHS: Top comedian Jason Manford has set up Manford’s Comedy Club in the Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre

Charity behind Civic Arts Centre in Oswaldtwistle takes over Civic Theatre - attracting big names...

Train services disrupted following ‘trespass incident’

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after trespassing on railway

SUCCESS: David Reid, who spent two years campaigning for improvements at the play area, gets a push from the Mayor of Hyndburn Cllr Munsif Dad on part of the new play equipment at West End, Oswaldtwistle

Oswaldtwistle play area opens after £103k refurbishment

Cat rescued from behind fitted wardrobe

Cat rescued from behind fitted wardrobe

Oswaldtwistle teen suffers broken shins in car crash

Oswaldtwistle teen suffers broken shins in car crash

WORK: Broadfield school

Students at ‘outstanding’ school set to benefit from new classrooms

HOME BOY: Buster has finally been reunited with his owner

BUSTER'S BACK: Dog stolen from back garden reunited with owner two-and-a-half years later

FLASHBACK: Lewis Baker-Vose during a previous fundraiser for East Lancashire Hospice with Kimberley Hall of the hospice, Colin Battrick and Ron Pickup, of Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary Club

Courageous disabled teen in 10k walk for his grandma

PAIN: Rubbish which was dumped at the old chemical works at the top of Nook Lane, Oswaldtwistle

INTOLERABLE: Businessman who helped create ‘plague of flies’ admits letting illegal waste be dumped on his land

Blackburn magistrates heard police recovered fingerprints from a Pot Noodle which lead them to Gary Kevin Ward

CAUGHT OUT: Hungry burglar jailed after leaving fingerprints on Pot Noodle

It was the third break-in there in just eight months

Trail of blood left by burglar could lead to arrest

Parrot and cat killed in house fire in Oswaldtwistle

Parrot and cat killed in house fire in Oswaldtwistle

Blackburn magistrates heard Hilary Lee told the Department of Work and Pensions she only had savings of £500 during a telephone interview

67-year-old fraudster with more than £100k in the bank claimed £20,000 in bogus benefits

CAMPAIGN: Rotarians are improving the look of Church and Oswaldtwistle railway station

First phase finished in volunteers’ bid to make train station best in East Lancashire

Jake Singleton, 10, Tom Young, 10, and Leo Lee, 11

SPELLBOUND: Youngsters enjoy first ever national Harry Potter Day

SMILES: Staff and pupils from White Ash Specialist School in Oswaldtwistle, are celebrating after being judged as Outstanding in their latest Ofsted report

OUTSTANDING: Special school celebrating after glowing Ofsted report

BIRTHDAY: Alice Horne, of Oswaldtwistle, celebrates her 108th birthday                 Picture: TIM BRADLEY

108 NOT OUT: Mayor in tribute visit to East Lancashire’s oldest resident on her birthday

PASSED: Broadfield Specialist School in Oswaldtwistle

OUTSTANDING: Top marks for school in Ofsted inspection

Claire and John Hardy

Oswaldtwistle man involved in £4k deal for picture of Prince William dressed as a Bond girl, court told

Norman Road, Oswaldtwistle

Worries raised about Oswaldtwistle factory house project

VISIT: Jimmy with Jean Allan and Hazel Archer.  Pictures: Tim Bradley

Much loved comedian Jimmy Cricket gets sweet surprise on Oswaldtwistle visit

Oswaldtwistle waste company ordered to pay more than £10k after admitting operating illegally

Oswaldtwistle waste company ordered to pay more than £10k after admitting operating illegally

CLOSED: The abandoned Rhyddings Park petting corner in Oswaldtwistle

Popular Oswaldtwistle zoo closed due to animal welfare complaints

SHOCKED: Pensioner George Bates who was punched and knocked unconscious in attack

CRUEL: Great-grandfather punched and knocked unconscious in attack outside his home

ANNOYED: Alan Brindle is frustrated that the dog bin is rarely emptied

Dog waste bin often left overflowing for weeks, says walker

PLAN: Sarah Hawking, who is set for a series of runs, and Lauren’s mum Dawn

Mental health nurse to run 1,000 miles in memory of tragic Oswaldtwistle teenager

FOR SALE: The cleared 27-acre site which was formerly the base of Joesph Metcalf until the firm’s closure in 2008

Oswaldtwistle industrial site on the market for £1.95m

TRAGEDY: Ava-Jai McInerney died in October aged 14 months.

Family of tragic baby girl donate gifts to hospital

BUSY: Blackburn Road at the junction with Henry Street

DISRUPTION: Motorists told to avoid busy junction for four months

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