Open event is time to see the best

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HOLY Cross Catholic High School’s new head Ivan Gaughan is keen for year five and six pupils to come and see for themselves how excellent his school is – and he aims to make it even better.

App plan to report bullies

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN online app could be developed for children to safely report bullying in schools, under plans being considered by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan.

Revisit old school

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ASHLEIGH Primary School in Ross Street, Darwen, will hold an open day on Wednesday, October 8, for former pupils to look around the school as it celebrates its 100th year.

Make the right choice

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A-LEVELS in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, exams regulator Ofqual has promised.

Get an insight into learning

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STAFF and students will be on hand at a school open evening to give future students an insight into learning there.

Headteachers move on

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:21pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FOUR headteachers of Blackburn with Darwen schools moved on over the summer, borough education boss Dave Harling has told fellow councillors.

Minister promises 'world class teachers'

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:20pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SHADOW education secretary Tristram Hunt has promised a "world class teacher in every classroom" and pledged to increase free childcare provision if Labour is elected next year.

Councillor hails street resurfacing

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WORK to resurface the road and pavement in Bridge Street, Rishton, has been completed.

Talk to cadets and join the sea fun

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:17pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ACCRINGTON and District Sea Cadets has invited residents to visit its new recruitment shop.

Accident leads to play zone closing

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN at Peel Park Primary School have been stopped from using play equipment there.

Hire new pitch

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:15pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ST Christopher’s High School, in Queens Road West, Accrington, has made its new floodlight astroturf pitches available for hire.

Chocs away!

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:15pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

RISHTON Free Gardeners Club, in Parker Street, is hosting a Thorntons Chocolate Night on Thursday, October 16.

Road works

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:14pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ENFIELD Road in Accrington will be closed this weekend.

Work set to cause delays

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:13pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE lane will be closed and temporary traffic lights will be used in Blackburn Road, Accrington, when roadworks get under way on Thursday.

Exhibitions mark war centenary

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

4:08pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TWO exhibitions marking 100 years since the beginning of World War One are on show at the Museum of Lancashire until November 17.

Pet rabbits a concern for vets

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4:07pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A BRITISH Veterinary Association (BVA) survey shows one in five vets are concerned about rabbits kept as pets.

Theft denied

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DEREK Holt, 39, of Thorneyholme Road, Accrington, was on bailed by Blackburn magistrates after denying theft of car keys belonging to Mohammed Ashgar.

Quilts display

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:59pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ST James Church in Haslingden is hosting a quilt show from October 3 to 5. Entry is from 1pm to 4pm on the Friday and Sunday, and 10am to 5pm on Saturday, with admission £2 and proceeds split between church funds and charity.

Burglary case

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:57pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PAUL Anthony Mountain, 38, of Lloyd Street, Darwen, was bailed by Blackburn magistrates after pleading guilty to burglary at a shed in Harwood Street with intent to steal.

Roman show

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:41pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN exhibition of Roman military costume, Sons of Mars, with illustrations by artists Graham Sumner, will remain on exhibition at Helmshore Mills Textile Museum until November 2.

Attacker given bail

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DANIEL Adam Gibbons, 25, of Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn, was remanded on bail By Blackburn magistrates for preparation of a pre-sentence report when he admitted assaulting Carla Alston and damaging kitchen items worth £100 belonging to her.

New venue is found

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:35pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A NEW venue has been found for the dementia coffee morning in Haslingden, with the next gathering taking place on Saturday at the community room in Greenfield Gardens, from 11am to 1pm, with a Christmas stall and raffle planned.

Drink charge

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:27pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ALEX Fishwick, 38, of Bury Road, Rawtenstall, was given a conditional discharge for 12 months by Blackburn magistrates after pleading guilty to being drunk and disorderly.

Vehicle fire

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:26pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIRE crews from Blackburn were called out at around 3am after receiving reports of a car on fire in Bolton Road. The vehicle was completely destroyed.

Assault case

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:26pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Anthony Stuart Longson, 39, of Harrison Street, Blackburn, was remanded on bail for a pre-sentence report by Blackburn magistrates after pleading guilty to assaulting Marie Louise Cox.

Safety first on agenda

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMUNITY Crime and Safety Day will be held at Rishton Library, in High Street, from 10am to noon on Monday, October 13.

Live music night for cancer aid

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:21pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A NIGHT of live chart topping hits and 90s anthems will be raising money for Macmillan Nurses and Royal Blackburn Hospital Oncology Unit next month.

Flare 'fan' escapes football match ban

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:20pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A TRANMERE Rovers fan seen waving a lit flare during the game at Accrington Stanley has escaped a football banning order.

Family flee after arson attack

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A BLACKBURN family escaped from a house after an arson attack.

Talks over retail park

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:46pm Friday 19th September 2014

MAJOR national retailers and businesses are in talks with Rossendale Council about opening up on the New Hall Hey retail park.

Majority don't like bin change

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:44pm Friday 19th September 2014

MORE than 90 per cent of people who answered a survey on changes to bin collection services in Bury are against the decision.

Chance to help create a 'compost corner' in park

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

PARK keepers and the working group in Valley Gardens, Barnoldswick, are inviting people to join them to create a compost area in the park.

'Surfing' for the over-50's

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

AGE UK Lancashire is looking to inspire Pendle’s over-50s to become ‘silver surfers’.

That's sum result for maths star Eisah

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE head of St Paul’s School in Nelson has praised a former pupil who was awarded a level 6 in his maths SATS test.

Bollard crash man is jailed

Lancashire Telegraph: Manchester bollard

2:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 19-YEAR-OLD man who took a car without consent ran off after crashing it into a bollard.

A judge takes bike off the defendant

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN found in a yard looking for things to steal in the early hours had his transport confiscated - his bike.

Speak out on contraception

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE importance of sexual and reproductive health has been highlighted in East Lancashire as part of a nationwide campaign.

Auction is backing cancer fight

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:05pm Friday 19th September 2014

ROSEMERE Cancer Foundation has teamed up with Clitheroe-based auction house Silverwoods to put on a special antiques and fine art auction in October.

Burglary gang targets homes

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

RESIDENTS have been left reeling after a spate of six burglaries hit Clitheroe.

Stepping Out for good cause

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:54pm Friday 19th September 2014

RIBBLE Valley residents have been invited to stay a step ahead of breast cancer.

E-cigarettes are banned from taxis

Lancashire Telegraph: METER ISSUES: Two taxi drivers have faced magistrates for driving without their meters switched on.

1:53pm Friday 19th September 2014

SMOKING electronic cigarettes in taxis in the Ribble Valley has been banned by the borough council.

Baby's memory spurs on fundraisers

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:41pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING event in memory of a baby who died at birth will be held at the Prince of Wales pub in Quaker Lane, Darwen, on Sunday, November 2.

Donations wish for Gambia soccer trip

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE man who organises a charity trip from Darwen to Gambia every year has appealed for donations of musical equipment, medical supplies and toys.

Childminder has 'safe and welcoming home'

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:39pm Friday 19th September 2014

A DARWEN childminder met the quality and standards of the early- years provision during a recent Ofsted inspection.

Equipment services: Tell us what you think

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:31pm Friday 19th September 2014

RESIDENTS in East Lancashire have been invited to comment on community equipment services for their area.

'I'm usually a burglar' shop thief told police

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:29pm Friday 19th September 2014

A 36-YEAR-OLD man caught stealing from Debenhams told police he was usually a burglar and not a shoplifter.

Fill up now and avoid fuel rush

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:28pm Friday 19th September 2014

PEOPLE in East Lancashire who use oil to keep their home warm have been advised to dodge the annual winter rush.

Ex-patient 'helped' by magistrates

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:25pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN suffering mental health difficulties was caught stealing groceries worth £83 from Morrisons.

Cyclist injured

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:22pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Darwen yesterday.

Local history society

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

1:21pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Local History Society will host its next meeting on Tuesday, from 7.30pm at Blackburn Central Library in Town Hall Street.


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