Care firm to host fundraiser

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CLITHEROE firm which cares for the elderly and disabled is set to hold a coffee and activity day in Whalley on Friday.

It’s covered

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:53pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Crown pub in Redearth Road, Darwen, has live music on Friday night from popular covers band The Burritos from 9.30pm. Saturday night is karaoke from 9.30pm and Sunday is blues and acoustic open mic from 8.30pm, hosted by Craig Priestley.

Bowling challenge ‘not to be missed’

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:51pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TWO Gates Bowling and Social Club will host a Federation Bowling Competition on Sunday from 2pm. Some of the top local players are taking part in an event billed as ‘not to be missed’ by club bosses. Spectators can watch from indoors while enjoying a drink.

School tweet

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:51pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DARWEN St James’ Primary School in St James Crescent has launched its own page on social networking site Twitter. Parents and children can keep up with school events and communicate with bosses by visiting @DarwenStJ

Self-managed club’s honour

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EDGWORTH Bowling Club, the first in Blackburn with Darwen to go self-managed because of local government funding cuts, has become one of only four clubs nationally to hold the prestigious Club Mark award. Blackburn with Darwen Council environment boss Coun Jim Smith will use the club as an example of successes in the borough at tonight’s full council forum meeting.

Annual date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:48pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Clitheroe Round Table will hold its annual general meeting this weekend.

Festival meet

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:48pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Whalley Pickwick festival’s AGM takes place tonight, in The Great Hall at Whalley Abbey from 7.30pm.

Musical folk

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A RIBBLE Valley community centre is set to host folk singer-songwriter.

Care firm to host fundraiser

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A CLITHEROE firm which cares for the elderly and disabled is set to hold a coffee and activity day in Whalley on Friday.

Drop off food

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A DONATION point for The Raft Foundation, Rossendale’s Foodbank, has opened at Asda, in Rawtenstall. The drop-off point is located inside the store, and donations can be left during the store’s opening hours.

Monkeys tribute band

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:43pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Desert Monkeys, an Arctic Monkeys tribute band, are playing Cafe Artisan, in Rawtenstall, on Friday night. To book tickets, visit www.thedesert monkeys.com

Folk and rock date for hospice

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:42pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A FOLK and rock night will be held at St Mary’s Football Club, in Haslingden, on Saturday, to raise cash for Rossendale Hospice.

Advice offer

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:41pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN advice and help surgery for Earby residents is being run by the town council on Friday from 11am to noon.

Fitness call

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:41pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A HEALTHY lifestyle and fit club takes place at the St Philip’s Grassroots Centre, in Nelson, on Thursday from 10.30am to noon.

Ladies’ walk

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A WEEKLY walk for ladies only takes place every Friday from 10am until 11am. Participants should meet at the Yarnspinners Medical Centre, in Nelson.

Meeting for art

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN art group open to all meets at the Grassroots Centre at St Philip’s Church, in Leeds Road, Nelson, from 1pm to 5pm on Monday.

Bloom as one

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:39pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NELSON in Bloom is encouraging schools, businesses and community organisations to get involved with their schemes this year.

Dance chance, rhyme time

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:39pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A DANCE and rhyme event for children under the age of five takes place every Thursday at Colne Children’s Centre, in Walton Street.

Gently does it

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:37pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PILATES class takes place at Worsthorne Social Club, in Clegg Street, every Thursday from 6pm.

‘Blue’ season

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:36pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

SKIPTON Auction Mart’s pedigree beef season begins next Wednesday, April 30, with ‘Blue Wednesday’, the annual show and sale of 20 British Blue breeding cattle – 18 pedigree bulls, one female and one pure-bred breeding bull.

Play opportunity

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:34pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PLAY group for young children takes place every Tuesday at All Saints with St John the Baptist, in Habergham, from 9.30am.

Cricket club quiz

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:47pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A RIBBLE Valley cricket club will be holding a pub quiz today to raise money for the club.

Taps run dry

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

HOMES in Bacup were left with no water or poor supply after a leak was detected in Newchurch Road. United Utilities received reports of customers experiencing problems shortly after 3.15pm yesterday. Fernhill Crescent was also affected.

MP advises

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

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

Quiz night

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BURNLEY and District Services Club holds a quiz night every Wednesday from 7.30pm at Plumbe Street Miners Club, in Burnley.

Bottleology theme of heritage talk

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:21pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

JIMMY Whittaker, from Hyndburn Heritage Museum, will give a talk about bottleology at St James’ Church, in Regent Street, Haslingden, from 7pm tomorrow. Entry is free.

Garage and car burnt out

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A GARAGE was completely destroyed when a fire broke out in Colne.

Crown order for shoplifter

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:18pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD man is to appear at the crown court charged with shoplifting.

Bird charity teams up to show estate

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A SERIES of walks led by the RSPB are being held aimed at revealing the moorland wildlife at the United Utilities Bowland Estate.

Heart machine launch looms

Lancashire Telegraph: Heart machine launch looms

2:17pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WORK to refurbish an old phone box in Clitheroe and instal a defibrillator is set to be complete by the end of the month.

Scouting for help in Sabden

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:15pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Scouts in Sabden are appealing for more members and leaders.

Book stall at Scope fun day

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:05pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DISABILITY charity Scope is inviting local businesses and independent stallholders to book their place at a fun day in Haslingden.

Voters’ registration reminder

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:55pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

PENDLE Council is reminding residents to check they are on the electoral register ahead of the elections in May.

Mill engine back in steam

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:54pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE largest cotton mill engine still working in Lancashire will be in steam this Sunday.

Bands ready to rock pub

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:46pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE landlord of The Arden Inn, Abbey Street, Accrington, has unveiled a weekend of live entertainment coming up.

Craft craze leads to web plea for East Lancs residents

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WITH shows such as the Great British Sewing Bee inspiring the nation to get in touch with their crafty side, a company has appealing to the people of East Lancashire to turn their hobby into cash by listing their handmade wares for free on its website.

Firm tour impresses students from Nelson and Colne Sixth Form

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BUSINESS students from Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form recently visited a building materials supplier.

Approval for car park plan

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:22pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A NEW car park is to be created at a Burnley industrial estate after plans for the work were approved.

Crime concerns

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

RESIDENTS in Accrington town centre will be able to meet with officers from the neighbourhood policing team tomorrow to discuss any issues of concern.

Volunteers plea

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:45pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COMMUNITY group in Hyndburn is looking for volunteers.

First World War display at Haworth museum

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:44pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

AN Accrington Pals and First World War exhibition is being held at an art gallery until May 25.

Football trials

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

CROWN Paints under-10s football team is looking for new players.

New shop turns back clock

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:34pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A NEW shop selling old vinyl records as well as CDs and cassettes has opened in Darwen.

Residents’ complaints noted

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

12:33pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

POLICE in the Sudell area of Darwen have outlined their priorities following a meeting with residents.

Bus station: January date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:53am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BLACKBURN’S interim bus station on the northern part of old market site is expected to operate until January next year.

Show you Care by volunteering to help

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:38am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE volunteering team at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has encouraged people to give up some of their time to help patients.

Hospice to open new charity shop

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:24am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

EAST Lancashire Hospice will add to it’s chain of charity shops in the county when it opens the doors of it’s newest in Whalley Road., Blackburn The shop, which will raise money for the much-loved respite centre, will open on Tuesday at 10am.

Tree-felling rumour proves rootless

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:22am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

RUMOURS that a tree in Rishton was cut down by the council following complaints from a resident have been quashed.

Volunteer organisers to meet

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:21am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

BLACKBURN with Darwen CVS will host another volunteer organisers’ networking event next week.

War heroes’ families sought

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

11:18am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Blackburn with Darwen Council is still trying to find the relatives of three soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross, including Lt Cdr Dean, so they can attend the laying of special paving stones.



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