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Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

OSWALDTWISTLE Civic Arts Centre will host spiritualist medium David Holt tonight at 7.30pm. Tickets are £15 and available from www.spiritsurvival.com or on 01254 380293.

Rocking on

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

POPLAR Social Club in Wellington Street, Accrington, will host Eddie’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Night from 8pm this evening. For details call 01254871020.

Help is here to quit

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

ONE-to-one help to quit smoking will be offered at Great Harwood Health Centre from 11am to 6pm on Monday. For details call 01254 283370 or 0800 3286297.

Plastic fire already out

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

FIRE crews were called to an Accrington venue yesterday after a plastic sheet set alight.

A new ‘Stepping Out’ health walk is launched

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEW ‘Stepping Out’ health walk has been launched in Accrington by the NHS.

Fiddle and banjo duo roll into cricket club

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

OLD-TIME fiddle and banjo music will be coming to Enfield Cricket Club next month as part of a special American night.

New students urged to sign up to iPad scheme

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

NEW students at a high school are being urged to sign up for their very own iPad device.

Time to get your skates on

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE state-of-the-art indoor BMX and skatepark is set to open in the Darwen next month.

Franky’s Bar is sold again

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE former Franky’s Bar in Darwen was yesterday sold at auction for £50,000.

Cafe plan for stables at gift store site

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE owners of Darwen Furniture and Gifts in Bolton Road, Darwen, will transform the former stables at the old building into a new cafe.

Library talks

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:58pm Friday 25th July 2014

LONGRIDGE Library is to hold two talks to commemorate the start of the First World War. A Longridge Soldier’s Life is on Monday, July 28. A Wartime Family - Experience Life in 1914 Lancashire is on Monday, August 4.

Forest film

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:58pm Friday 25th July 2014

PICNIC Cinema is set to return to the Ribble Valley next month. Film lovers can camp out overnight and watch their favourite flick.

Family fun day will help boost money for charity

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

WILLOWS, Wags and Whiskers dog kennels, cattery and stables in Crawshawbooth is hosting a family fun day featuring a sniffer dog demonstration.

National Flood Forum looking to form group

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:55pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE National Flood Forum is looking to form a group in Whitworth.

MP is impressed with creativity of students

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:55pm Friday 25th July 2014

ROSSENDALE MP Jake Berry was impressed by the ‘real creativity’ of students’ work at a Rawtenstall school’s enterprise week.

Youth club

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

A NEW youth club has started at St John’s Church Centre, in Barkerhouse Road, Nelson, from 6.30 to 8pm on Friday nights. The club is for people in years six to eight and entry is £1 which includes refreshments.

Beauty bid

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

A FORMER shop at 45 Scotland Road, Nelson, could be turned into a sunbed salon and beauty parlour after plans for the work were submitted to Pendle Council.

Soup and socialise

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

A SOUP and social event takes place at St Luke’s Church, in Burnley Road, Brierfield, today from 12pm.

Homes return

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

LANS to build four new homes on land off Waidshouse Road, in Nelson, have been re-submitted to Pendle Council.

ATM plans

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN application to install a cashpoint at the new Morrisons M Local store, in Gisburn Road, Barrowford, has been submitted. The store will open in the former Metro Filling Station.

Call out for residents

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE CLOVERHILL Residents Action Group in Nelson is appealing for more residents to come to their monthly meetings.

‘Spell out wish to be a donor’

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has urged people to spell out their wish to be an organ donor.

Plea to female engineers

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN engineer who works in Barnoldswick is calling on other women in the industry to enter for a prestigious award.

Museum bid for space

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:42pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MINING museum could be expanded after plans for the work were submitted.

Suitable first aid tips

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:42pm Friday 25th July 2014

St John Ambulance wants parents across East Lancashire to learn first aid.

Firms’ Typhoon boon

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:41pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE team behind the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft spent more than £23m with their suppliers in the north west last year.

Helping to quit

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

A STOP smoking clinic runs at the 4 Court Pharmacy in King Street, Blackburn from 2.30pm to 7pm on Monday to Wednesday and from 3pm to 7pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

Open session

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

BURNLEY’S Alzheimer’s Society support group will hold an open session at the Resource Centre, at 62/64 Yorkshire Street, from 6pm to 8pm on August 13.

Healthy walking

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS from the Walking for Health project will lead a moderate to fast walk around Clayton-le-Moors on Monday from 1.15pm. It sets off from the Wellington Inn in Barnes Square. Call Fran Riley on 01254 358046.

Paracetamol study

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

PARACETAMOL used to treat acute lower back pain is no better than a dummy pill, research in the Lancet has suggested.

‘Casual’ rap over mad cow disease

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE government has developed a ‘casual attitude’ to the human form of mad cow disease, MPs have warned.

Pioneers unveil new knee op

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

SURGEONS have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis and extend sporting careers.

Music history

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

POSTERS of a Music Revolution, an exhibition focusing on the vibrant artistic scene in the North West during the late 1970s, is open at The Whitaker art gallery, in Haslingden Old Road, Rawtenstall, until Sunday.

MP sets out his stall

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle is running an advice stall in the town centre every Saturday, weather permitting.

Tales shared to find best

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

A GROUP of 23 children from a Burnley nursery school have taken part in Lancashire County Council’s Share a Story award.

Drug arrest

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:35pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CLAMPDOWN on cannabis production, by Burnley Police, led to seizures of several large plants from properties in Straight Mile Court and Granville Street on Tuesday.

Stan van man

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:34pm Friday 25th July 2014

STAN the Van, Rossendale Council’s travelling customer services vehicle, will be parked in Rawtenstall town square on Monday, August 4, from 9.30am to 4pm.

Proceeds of crime case

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE case against Jordan Liam O’Mara, 24, of Saltburn Street, Burnley, was adjourned by the town's magistrates.

Warning after fire at playground

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS battled a blaze at a children’s play area in Bacup.

Attack denied

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

Thomas Keenan, 27, of Lowerhouse Lane, Burnley, is facing trial before Burnley magistrates,after denying assault by beating.

Extra patrols

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are to increase patrols around Red Spar Road, in Briercliffe, after complaints of problems with dangerous bike riding and double parking.

Speed protest

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:22pm Friday 25th July 2014

RESIDENTS in the villages of Barrow, Sabden, Read and Simonstone have reported speeding motorists to community police, who have pledged to tackle the problem as a priority.

Patient hit two staff

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

A Calderstones resident who assaulted two staff was ordered to pay a total of £400 in compensation by Blackburn magistrates.

MP impressed by rescue team

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

GRAHAM Jones, MP for Haslingden and Hyndburn, spent a day with Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team.

Grand sum to boost work of hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

THREE members of a Cliviger church have raised £1,000 for Pendleside Hospice.

Management buyout at firm

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

A PENDLE firm has undergone a management buyout giving it a 'stronger platform for further growth'.

Metal thief caught in house

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CAREER crook said to have been part of a gang of raiders which left a £50,000 trail of destruction at a Nelson ex-care home, is facing jail.

Park patrols

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are to increase patrols around Barrow Park, in the Ribble Valley, after complaints of anti-social behaviour in the area were made by park users.

‘Hams’ club

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE East Lancs Radio Club, for radio amateurs and short wave listeners, will hold their next meeting on Monday, from 7pm, at the Gannow Community Centre, in Adamson Street, Burnley.

50 plus games

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

AN activity afternoon for the over 50s organised by Age UK Lancashire takes place on Wednesdays, from 2pm, at the Best Centre, in Bridgewater Close, Hapton.



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