Crime talks

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Oswaldtwistle met with police officers to discuss crime during a Police and Communities Together (PACT) meeting. The policing team can be called on 01254 353103.

Story time

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FREE ‘story time’ event will be held at Clayton-le-Moors Library, Pickup Street, from 2.30 to 3pm on Tuesday. There is no need to book For more information, call the library on 0300 123 6703.

Police pledge

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE in Clayton-le-Moors have pledged to crack down on youths causing trouble in the Bell Lane area.

Back to roots

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Hyndburn Branch of the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society is hosting a workshop on Tuesday, which will show the different resources available to anyone wishing to trace their family history.

Family tour around park

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A GUIDED tour around Peel Park will be given by the Prospects Foundation and the council on Wednesday.

Drama tells story of Nazis victim

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

THERE will be a performance of ‘Through The Leaves of The Green Tree’ by Donna Worthington at The Civic Arts Centre in Oswaldtwistle on Thursday September 25.

Family fun day at the art gallery

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

MORE than 130 people enjoyed a family fun day at Haworth Art Gallery in Accrington.

Pub is set to be sold at auction

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

A RUNdown pub in Accrington town centre is set to go under the hammer.

Ban for driver

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:21pm Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE saw a car pull out on to Marsh House Lane in Darwen and mount the kerb in the process.

War remembrance on agenda

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE agenda has been published for Tuesday’s meeting of Darwen Town Council at the Town Hall in Croft Street.

‘Oldest’ pub is listed for sale

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE White Lion pub in The Green, Darwen, has been listed for sale by owners Thwaites.

Road charge

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN allegation that Ruth Porter, 46, of Beaumont Way, Darwen, drove without due care was adjourned until September 24 by magistrates.

Plan at house

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

AN extension could be built on the side of a house in Marabou Drive if a planning application submitted by Mr J Crook to Blackburn with Darwen Council is successful.

Musical tour

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

DARWEN DJ Craig CJay Shorrock will go ‘around the world in 80 songs’ tonight at Marigolds Cocktail Bar in The Green. Requests will be accepted but only if the artist or song title refers to a place name. It starts at 11pm.

Crown challenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

Darwen Cricket Club will stage its annual crown green bowling challenge on Sunday when members and players take to the green of Sunnyhurst Bowling Club from 2pm. all members are welcome.

Building plea

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PLANNING application has been submitted to build a lean-to rear extension on a house in Knowlesly Road, Darwen. Blackburn with Darwen Council planners will scrutinise the proposal to ensure it meets planning regulations.

Bowls green campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

LABOUR’S prospective parliamentary candidate for Darwen at next year’s General Election, Will Straw, will visit Sunnyhurst Bowling Green with MP John Woodcock on Friday as part of Mr Woodcock’s ‘Hands off our Bowling Greens’ campaign to save greens nationwide.

Ebola toll rising

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Ebola outbreak in West Africa could eventually exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times the current level, the World Health Organisation says. A new study by the UN health agency also assumes that in many hard-hit areas the actual number of cases may be two to four times higher than is currently reported. New figures show 1,552 people have now died from the Ebola virus from 3,069 cases reported so far.

Distrust over NHS

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

MORE than two out of five people do not trust the Government to protect the NHS, according to a study.

Patient focus groups

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

HEALTH bosses in the Ribble Valley are urging residents to share their experiences and thoughts to see if they are getting services right. Focus group meetings for patients take place on Wednesday, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Whalley Medical Centre, and on Friday, from 12pm to 2pm, at Clitheroe Health Centre.

Depression study

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

THREE out of four patients with cancer who are clinically depressed do not receive the support they require from psychological services, according to new reseach.

Obesity link to demetia risk

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

PEOPLE who are obese could be putting themselves at risk of dementia in later life, new research suggests.

Box office clash of titans

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Rekha's highly anticipated comeback film 'Super Nani' will clash with Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' at the box office.

Wembley Arena tops list of venues for singer Rahat

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Iconic singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has revealed that Wembley Arena is his favourite venue.

Rani hoping to empower women

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Rani Mukerji has said that she hopes her new film 'Mardaani' will help empower women.

Amitabh set for Piku

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan is all set to film his new movie 'Piku.' The 71-year-old took to social media to reveal his upcoming plans.

Female-oriented roles ‘still not top of the list’

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

Priyanka Chopra, who stars in new film 'Mary Kom', has said that female-oriented roles are still not a popular concept in Bollywood.

Live music

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

POP rockers Morocco will perform at The Grey Mare in Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, tonight. Entry is free.

Garage plan

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A HOUSEHOLDER has applied for planning permission to convert a garage at 4 Oakengreave Avenue, Rawtenstall, into a habitable room.

New porch

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:58pm Friday 29th August 2014

A RESIDENT has submitted plans to build front porch and rebuild and render the front gable of 19 Heightside Avenue, Rawtenstall.

Clothes help

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:58pm Friday 29th August 2014

A VARIETY of unwanted school uniforms have been donated to The Raft Foundation, Rossendale’s foodbank, and will be distributed to needy families.

MP’s surgery

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

JAKE Berry, Rossendale’s MP, will hold an advice surgery at Bacup Library, St James Square, today, 10am. To book an appointment, call 01706 215547.

Military fun at street fair

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:57pm Friday 29th August 2014

MILITARY attractions and music have been confirmed for Haslingden Community Street Fair on Monday, September 8.

‘Hippy’ market traders

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

TRADERS are being invited to hold stalls at a ‘hippy’ arts and crafts market in Bacup being held as part of the second annual Rossendale ’60s Festival next month.

Jimmy’s pensioners’ party

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

COUN Jimmy Eaton’s Pensioners’ Party will be held in Whitworth next month and businesses are being asked to donate raffle prizes.

Views on skatepark

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

MEMBERS of Ramsbottom Young People’s Project are encouraging skaters to get in touch with ideas on how the town’s park could be improved.

Annual walk hits the beat

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE annual Beating the Bounds event in Barnoldswick is on Sunday.

Bloom prizes

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:53pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Barnoldswick in Bloom Awards are next Wednesday in the Town Square Marquee at 6.30pm. The event honours the individuals, groups and organisations who have contributed to the floral appearance of the town. They are preceded by a finger buffet and refreshments from 6pm.

Babies’ fun time

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:53pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BABIES and toddlers session called Tiny Trumpets takes place on Tuesday, at the New Road Community Centre, in Earby, from 11am. The fun session includes traditional songs and stories.

Lights alert

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:52pm Friday 29th August 2014

COLNE and West Craven Police are reminding motorists to check that their headlights, brake lights and side lights are working as the nights begin to draw in. PC Nigel Keates said: “One light is never enough. A bulb is normally less than a few pounds but the life of a pedestrian or cyclist is priceless.”

Charities can get cash aid

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:52pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Yorkshire Building Society, which has a branch in Barnoldswick, will support 15 charity projects across the country with a donation of £10,000 as part of its 150th birthday celebrations.

Have a say on issues for debate

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:51pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BALLOT is under way to give young people from Lancashire their say on what issues are discussed at a special session of the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) to be held in the House of Commons.

Teenager jailed after damaging window

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

An 18-year-old man who failed to show any compliance with a suspended prison sentence order has been jailed for six months.

Bedroom fall woman’s death ‘was an accident’

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WOMAN died after falling in her bedroom in a Hapton care home, an inquest heard.

Teen had stolen generator ... but returned it to owner

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A teenager who accepted a stolen generator from a man returned it to the rightful owner when he found out he knew her.

Newsagents up for sale

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A NEWSAGENTS in Burnley Wood is set to go up for auction next month.

Market treat

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FARMERS’ Market will be held at Sawley Village Hall, near Clitheroe, on Sunday.

Village ‘live’

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

WHALLEY will host three days of entertainment this weekend as Whalley Live takes place. Music events will be held in all four pubs in the village and other venues such as Rendezvous Nightclub, Whalley Wine Shop and the Village Hall. The fun begins tonight at 8pm.

Anniversary match day

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

HAPTON FC will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a challenge match between past and present players.

Auditions for Cinderella

Lancashire Telegraph: Festival boasts 40 walks

12:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

OPEN auditions for a youth production of Cinderella will be held on Sunday at St Joseph’s in Barnoldswick.


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