Extra date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN exhibition of artwork and sculpures at Churchfield House, in Church Street, Great Harwood, has been extended for another three weeks due to popular demand. It will now end on Saturday, May 2.

Plans sent in

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MR and Mrs Cougill, of Hazel Grove, Knuzden, have asked for planning permission to build a dormer at the front and back of their home.

Fund helps roof repairs

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A RISHTON club has been successful in a bid for funding.

Dug-outs ready

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AFC Darwen has had new dug-outs installed at the WEC Group Anchor Ground.

Quiz time

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DARWEN Tennis Club’s next quiz night is on Friday, April 25 at 7.30pm.

Singer night

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SINGER Jamie Mac will perform at the Prince of Wales in Quaker Lane, Darwen, on Saturday from 8pm.

Up for sale

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE former home of Urban Kitchens and Bathrooms, at 99 Duckworth Street, Darwen, has been listed for sale at £69,950 by Proctors Estate Agency.

Punk legends play

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

PUNK legends Vice Squad perform at Darwen Library Theatre in Knott Street on Saturday, June 7, from 8pm. Tickets for the gig are still available and cost £10 in advance. Call 01254 706006 to book.

Property bid is rejected

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:25pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AUSTIN Molloy has been refused planning permission to build a property with a detached garage on land at Hall Moss Quarry, Brookside Farm, Darwen.

Make a PACT

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:22pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Longridge, Chipping and Ribchester PACT meeting will be held today, from 7pm at The Conservatory at The Station Buildings in Berry Lane, Longridge.

Folk night

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:21pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A RIBBLE Valley community centre is set to stage a performance by a folk singer-songwriter.

MP hosts surgery

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NIGEL Evans will he holding a constituency surgery at the Ribble Valley Conservative Association offices in Railway View, Clitheroe from 6pm tonight. Local people wishing to attend should ring 01200 425939 to book an appointment with their MP.

Cultural care for gardens

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COURSE focusing on planning and caring for your garden is set to start in the Ribble Valley next month.

Guided walk is all set

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A GUIDED walk of the Bacup Trail will be given on Saturday.

Catching on

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JUNIOR fishing training sessions are held on Mondays by Ramsbottom Angling Association. Visit www.ramsbottomanglers.co.uk, or call 07939 527854.

Traffic plans

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TRAFFIC calming measures in Whitworth will be discussed at the town council meeting at the council chamber in the civic hall, in Market Street, on Thursday, April 24 at 7.30pm.

Animated comedy date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

DESPICABLE Me 2, an animated family comedy film, will be screened at Real2Reel Cinema on Friday at 8pm. Doors will open at 7.15pm. Tickets are £5 on the door, or £4 for concessions. To book online, visit the website www.summerseatplayers.co.uk. For more information, call 01706 826760.

Make friends

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FRIENDLY meet-up group for the over-50s, organised by Age UK, takes place on Tuesday at Fence Village Hall, from 10am to midday.

Rhyme time

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A BABY bounce and rhyme session for babies up to 18 months takes place at Nelson Library, in Market Square, tomorrow from 10.30am to 11.15am.

Baby, it sounds fun

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FUN session featuring songs and music for babies under two years takes place on Monday from 9.30am at the Methodist Church in Gisburn Road, Barrowford.

Internet help

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A DROP-in session for anyone needing help with computers or the internet takes place tomorrow from 10am to 11.30am, at Brierfield Library, in Colne Road.

Join the big egg hunt

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN Easter egg hunt for children is taking place at Colne Market this week. Youngsters can turn up at the market and have a go, while there is also a craft fair at the venue.

Cash stolen at supermarket

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SHOPPER who forgot to pick up cash from a till in Accrington had it stolen.

Chance to be a trainee chef

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A TRAINING group is looking to recruit would-be chefs.

Abuse of ex-Rovers and Clarets player

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A DRUNK airline passenger from Dublin has been jailed for racially abusing former Blackburn Rovers and Clarets striker Andrew Cole.

Join ‘Tour de Pendle’

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ‘TOUR de Pendle’ challenge is set to be held in May in aid of Sabden Live and the North West Air Ambulance.

Service closure

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MENTAL health service in Nelson is to be decommissioned by Lancashire County Council.

Walk this way

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN eight-mile walk around Crummock Dale takes place on Saturday as part of the Burnley and Pendle Ramblers latest programme.

Cocaine found after tip-offs

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TRACES of cocaine have been found by police at two addresses in Bacup following tip offs from neighbouring residents.

Radio meet

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

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

Horse worry

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE were called when a horse was seen near the M65 yesterday. Officers said they had received reports that the animal was close to junction seven at Accrington around 5.20pm. When they arrived the horse had disappeared.

Hospice fears

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

CONCERNS for the financial future of the East Lancashire Hospice are to be raised with the Government by Blackburn with Darwen Council. Its executive board resolved at its meeting this month to take up the issue of future funding with ministers after receiving a petition on the issue.

Easter service

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SERVICE is to be held at an Altham church tomorrow as part of its Easter celebrations.

Charity coffee date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:05pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A COFFEE morning raising funds for the Christian Aid charity takes place in St Mary’s Community Hall, in Sabden, from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, May 10. Entry is £2.

Time to sing

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:04pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SINGING for pleasure group called Folkus will meet today from 7.30pm, at Sabden Baptist Church, in Clitheroe Road.

Debris leads to road block

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:03pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A ROLLING road block was put in place after debris was spotted on the M65 at 7.25am yesterday.

Man on the run for an ACE show

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

REHEARSALS are under way for the final play in the Garrick’s 2013/14 season, the fast-paced thriller 39 Steps.

Moto matters

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POLICE in the Queensgate area of Burnley are set to look into complaints of mini-moto and quad bike nuisance in the area, after representations were made by residents.

Allotment thefts

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:59pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A SPATE of thefts and incidents of damage at the allotments in Netherwood Road, Burnley, have been reported to local police at a community action meeting.

Complaints of drug dealing

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:58pm Thursday 17th April 2014

COMPLAINTS of drug dealing around Latham Street, Rylands Street and Edmund Street in Burnley have been made to neighbourhood police at a recent community action meeting with residents.

Lunch club

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A LUNCH club is held at Read United Reformed Church on the third Tuesday of every month. The event, at the church in East View, is open to all senior citizens.

Calls achieved

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NORTH West Ambulance Service met its region-wide target for responding to Red 1 calls in February, with 75.3 per cent of incidents responded to within eight minutes.

Bus service

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

BUS operator Transdev has published its service timetables for the Easter weekend. Tomorrow, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday will have have a Sunday service in place. On Saturday, a normal Saturday service will be in operation.

Target is missed

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NORTH West Ambulance Service missed its target for closing calls with telephone advice in February, which relates to patients deemed not to need an emergency response. Just 2.1 per cent of 999 calls were closed with telephone advice, against a target of more than 3.7 per cent.

'Car on fire'

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:52pm Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the M65 westbound between junction seven, Rishton and Accrington, and junction six, Blackburn and Whitebirk Roundabout, after reports of a car on fire at around 7am yesterday.

Vintage craft event date

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A VINTAGE craft event is set to be held at Brockholes Nature Reserve in May.

No more big estates – plea

1:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

AN online petition opposing large housing developments in Longridge has been signed by more than 600 people.

Campfire alert for youngsters

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS in East Lancashire have been warned not to play with fire.

Scrutiny agenda

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council’s health scrutiny committee will meet on Tuesday, April 22, at 10.30 am in Cabinet Room C at County Hall, Preston. On the agenda are reports from the care complaints and the NHS health check task groups.

Be a firefighter

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

INFORMATION sessions on how to become a retained firefighter have been taking place this week. Sessions at Rawtenstall, Bacup and Haslingden fire stations took place on Monday as part of a county-wide drive. For more information on the service’s vacancies visit www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk online.



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