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Take dog along for free micro-chipping in Rawtenstall

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter my guide dog

2:05pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

FREE dog micro chipping will be available in Rawtenstall on Sunday.

Refurbishment hopes for ‘dilapidated’ park in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: Proffitts has been working with the Friends of Fallbarn, residents, and Rossendale Council, to come up with designs for an improved, Fallbarn Park

2:02pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A COMMUNITY group is calling on the public to come forward with ideas on how to give a ‘dilapidated’ park a major revamp.

Man freed from car after Edenfield accident

Lancashire Telegraph: Traffic problems on A30 near Victoria after crash and hail storm

9:42pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A MAN was freed from his car after being involved in a crash this evening.

Bacup residents left without water

Lancashire Telegraph: United Utilities said there was a problem with a valve on a large trunk main

4:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

RESIDENTS in Bacup have been left with no water and poor supply.

Bacup's iconic buildings to be restored in September

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Jake Berry

1:24pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WORK on 51 of Bacup’s most iconic buildings is set to begin in September, it has been announced.

Bacup quarry must grow to safeguard jobs

Lancashire Telegraph: Cheesewring Quarry

1:22pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BOSSES at a Bacup quarry have warned it must expand, or jobs will be lost.

Haslingden and Hyndburn MP marks World Health Day

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

12:46pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN EAST Lancashire MP has taken part in an event in Parliament to raise awareness of malaria.

Newbuild will bring jobs Helmshore

Lancashire Telegraph: WHAT GOES UP: Developers have been told not to neglect building roads and pavements.

11:35am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

PLANS to build a house on an end of terrace in Helmshore countryside, which have attracted four letters of objection, were expected to be passed at a meeting today.

Cash pot empty for Haslingden Brownies’ big trip

Lancashire Telegraph: Anne Cheetham

10:59am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A HASLINGDEN Brownie pack has missed out on a £775 grant from the town’s county councillor.

Grant help for new vehicle for Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team

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9:10am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team have received a £1,000 grant from The Craven Trust.

Suspected poachers spotted in Haslingden

10:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A GROUP of men suspected of poaching have been spotted in Grane Road, Haslingden.

Woman taken to hospital after accident in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: Woman taken to hospital after accident in Haslingden

6:11pm Friday 18th April 2014

POLICE have been called to the scene of an accident in Blackburn Road, Haslingden.

Bacup twins part of TV team up for Bafta

Lancashire Telegraph: Joe and Tom with Derren Brown.

4:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TWIN pensioners from Bacup who ‘snatched’ a £100,000 painting from a renowned art collector as part of a televised Derren Brown heist are part of the team nominated for a Bafta.

‘High rates and rents’ blamed for Rawtenstall business closure

Lancashire Telegraph: Other traders and supporters of Nate Nicholson, centre, back, outside the Deli

1:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A RAWTENSTALL trader, who has poured his life savings into his business, has closed it down as he can't afford to keep it running.

Dementia awareness sessions in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: Residents aim to build more dementia-friendly community

12:42pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

RESIDENTS will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding and awareness of dementia at a series of events to be held in Rossendale.

Protesters to walk cobbled way to prevent development in Waterfoot

5:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

HUNDREDS of protesters are going to walk, cycle and ride on horseback across the length of a 19th Century cobbled route from Waterfoot to Rochdale in a bid to protect it from developers.

Haslingden fire prompts warning

7:35pm Sunday 13th April 2014

A FIRE caused by smoking materials has left one householder suffering from burns and another treated by paramedics for inhaling fumes.

Iain Duncan-Smith promotes new care apprentice scheme in Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: The Work and Pensions Secretary defended his crackdown on benefits claimants

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

CABINET welfare boss Iain Duncan-Smith came to Rossendale to promote a new scheme for care apprentices and rejected claims the government was ignoring East Lancashire.

Gruelling charity challenge for East Lancs man

Lancashire Telegraph: Justin Packman is gearing up for a full-day challenge

4:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

A CHARITY champion will be canoeing, off-road mountain biking and hiking from dawn to dusk to raise cash for the NSPCC.

£800k to repair Rossendale bridges

Lancashire Telegraph: Lumb bridge, near Edenfield, is one that will be repaired

3:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

MORE than £800,000 is to be spent carrying out vital repairs to four bridges in the Valley.

Appeal for Bacup First World War memories

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

5:24pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PEOPLE with photos, documents, stories or family history of Bacup during the First World War are being encouraged to come along to the A, B and D Centre on Saturday. The Bacup Time Travellers event has been organised by people involved with the Bacup Heritage Initiative, and is part of a project to show what it would have been like to live in Bacup in 1914.

Waterfoot centenarian 'doesn't feel a day over 70'

Lancashire Telegraph: Edna Harrison blows out the candles on her 100th birthday cake

4:55pm Thursday 10th April 2014

EDNA Harrison was surprised’ to be celebrating her 100th birthday after surviving two world wars and a string of serious illnesses as a child.

Dog fouling 'an ongoing problem' in Whitworth

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

3:07pm Thursday 10th April 2014

DOG fouling has become ‘an ongoing problem all over Whitworth’, according to a ward councillor.

Rossendale climate change evening

Lancashire Telegraph: In Brief

2:53pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ROSSENDALE Climate Change Group are planning to hold a Lancashire evening in Bacup on Tuesday, September 23, and are looking for musicians that would like to perform.

Widow of Ramsbottom victim tells Hillsborough inquest of her grief

Lancashire Telegraph: Barry Glover

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE widow of a Ramsbottom man who died in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago has told the inquest about her ‘thoughtful’ husband.

Children's play area in Helmshore reopened after £162,000 makeover

Lancashire Telegraph: The mayor of Rossendale, councillor Amanda Robertson, officially reopens the revamped play area at Snig Hole Park

8:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A CHILDREN’S play park has been officially reopened after a £162,000 makeover.

Stacksteads pub to be flattened to make way for new houses

2:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A STACKSTEADS pub is to be demolished to make way for houses, despite protests from regulars.

'Harmful' eye drops stolen during Holcombe Brook burglary

2:40pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

EYE drops which police say are ‘potentially harmful’ have been stolen from a business in Holcombe Brook.

Hospital comedies to be performed in Waterfoot this week

3:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THREE one-act comedies set in a hospital ward are being staged in Waterfoot all this week.

Volunteers to bag pack in Haslingden supermarket

4:36pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

VOLUNTEERS will be bag packing at Haslingden Tesco on Saturday, April 26, from 10am to 4pm. They will be aiming to raise cash for the Wonderful Things children’s activities in the Valley.

Edenfield Village Residents' Assocation to meet

4:29pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

EDENFIELD Village Residents’ Association will meet at the cricket club in Gincroft Lane on Wednesday, April 16 at 8pm.

Volunteers wanted to work on a Rawtenstall park

4:28pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

COMMUNITY gardening group Incredible Edible Rossendale is inviting people to help with maintenance work at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall on Saturday from 1.30pm to 3pm.

Rossendale volunteers in clean up operation

4:27pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

HASLINGDEN Civic Pride volunteers removed 44 bags of litter, four tyres and discarded signs from St Crispin Way, and Rawtenstall Civic Pride team cleared 94 bin liners of rubbish from the woods near Rawtenstall Tesco.

Haslingden property owner want an extension

4:18pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A HOUSEHOLDER is seeking permission from Rossendale Council to build a two-storey extension to a property in Musden Avenue, Haslingden.

Rawtenstall support group for dementia carers to be held

4:16pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A SUPPORT group for dementia carers will meet for an open discussion in the Old School Room, at St James the Less Church, in Burnley Road, Rawtenstall, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on April 17. Call 01282 421233.

New homes planned for Haslingden

4:15pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

PLANS to build two houses on land at the back of a property, in Pilling Street, Haslingden, have been submitted to Rossendale Council.

Indoor farmers' market heading to Bacup

4:14pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A NEW indoor farmers’ market is coming to Bacup next month.

Plans for two homes submitted to Rossendale Council

3:39pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

PLANS to build two houses on land at the back of a property, in Pilling Street, Haslingden, have been submitted to Rossendale Council.

Snig Hole Park in Helmshore to be reopened after £162k makeover

Lancashire Telegraph: Snig Hole Park in Helmshore to be reopened after £162k makeover

8:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A CHILDREN’S play park has been officially re-opened after being given a £162,000 makeover.

Angry Rossendale dad pushed mum down stairs

Lancashire Telegraph: Event shines a light on domestic violence

6:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

AN angry dad left his ex-partner with a broken arm after pushing her down the steps outside his home, a court heard.

Baking festival to be brought to Ramsbottom for the first time

Lancashire Telegraph: The old Keats bakery was known for its ribbon sandwich cakes

2:02pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A BAKING festival is to be brought to Ramsbottom for the first time by the same team who organise the town’s popular chocolate and pie festivals.

Rawtenstall boy reaches top 16 of Pokemon tournament

Lancashire Telegraph: Jacob Myers

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A KEEN teen videogame player from Rawtenstall reached the top 16 of 250 entrants at a Pokémon gaming tournament in Manchester.

Ramsbottom-based entrepreneur to make technology an asset

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Stokes

4:14pm Monday 7th April 2014

A Ramsbottom-based entrepreneur has launched Red Plane, an IT consultancy that hopes to revolutionise how businesses operate.

Rossendale pupils knit blanket for Philippine typhoon victims

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, Olivia, Leon, Maisie and Rayanne

3:42pm Monday 7th April 2014

YOUNGSTERS are knitting a blanket to send out to vulnerable children at risk in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

New bid to save historic Padiham pub

Lancashire Telegraph: The Alma Inn

3:16pm Monday 7th April 2014

THE owner of an award-winning real ale brewery is making a last bid to buy an historic pub threatened with closure.

Rawtenstall dad broke ex's arm

6:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

AN angry dad left his ex-partner with a broken arm after pushing her down the steps outside his home, a court heard.

Thieves steal laptops from Haslingden firm

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

5:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

THIEVES stole £1,500 of laptops and £300 in cash from businesses in Haslingden.

Rossendale businesswoman sells up to fight cancer

Lancashire Telegraph: The Bacup Hub

12:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A VALLEY businesswoman has announced she is selling up as she faces a battle against cancer.

Top Rossendale restaurant owner bowing out

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris and Lu

3:21pm Friday 4th April 2014

THE owner of a multi-award winning restaurant in Ramsbottom is hanging up his chef's hat after 29 years.

Pledge of share in fund if Rossendale wind farm approved, say supporters

Lancashire Telegraph: GREEN LIGHT: Carmarthenshire's planning committee approved an application to erect a wind turbine on land off Heol Ddu on the outskirts of Ammanford.

3:10pm Friday 4th April 2014

SUPPORTERS of a proposed new wind farm have said that comm-unities in Rossendale could share in a £2million community fund if turbines are approved.


Rossendale what's on

Political animal Bez is ready for DJ party (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 10:14am Tue 22 Apr 14

HAPPY Monday’s freaky dancer Bez has revealed plans to run for MP in next year’s general election... But he…

Valley Academy to perform Grease (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:52pm Tue 8 Apr 14

GREASE is the word for 60 young performers taking to the stage this week.

Diamonds Are Forever: The Royal Court Theatre, Bacup (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:40pm Tue 1 Apr 14

Diamonds Are Forever for one night only at the Royal Court Theatre, Bacup, this weekend.

Visiting Hours: New Millennium Theatre, Waterfoot (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 2:36pm Tue 1 Apr 14

ACTORS hope to have their audiences in stitches at the New Millennium Theatre from Saturday with a medical comedy…

Former Accrington and Rossendale College goes back to his own uni days (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 4:01pm Tue 25 Mar 14

MEMBERS of a new theatre company will relive the hangovers and headaches of student life in a play written by their…

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