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Helmshore schoolboy loses his fight with cancer

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Sunday 28th September 2014

A BRAVE schoolboy who ‘loved life’ has lost his fight with an extremely rare form of cancer.

Shirtless ex-convict swore at the police in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN ex-con involved in an early hours altercation was bare-chested when police arrived at the scene in Haslingden.

Drunk passenger beat up Haslingden taxi driver

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

1:56pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HASLINGDEN taxi diver was left temporarily blinded, bleeding heavily and with loose teeth after a frenzied attack by a passenger in a fare dispute.

Haslingden resident left with £260 fly-tipping legal bill

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:23pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A HASLINGDEN resident was left with a £260 legal bill for fly-tipping after claiming she trusted a friend to dump nine bags of rubbish.

All revved up at Rossendale scooterfest

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:43pm Monday 15th September 2014

ROSSENDALE’S 60s festival revved up with a collection of vintage scooters at Scootfest at Haslingden Cricket Club.

Man killed and three others serious after Belthorn crash

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Monday 25th August 2014

A 20-YEAR-OLD man was killed and three people were seriously injured in a crash on one of East Lancashire’s most notorious roads.

Homes evacuated after Haslingden gas leak

Lancashire Telegraph: Sedgefield Development Trust has been working alongside the Belgian not-for-profit company iChoosr to introduce a collective switching scheme for gas and electricity ,

10:51am Saturday 23rd August 2014

FOUR homes had to be evacuated after a gas leak was discovered in Blackburn Road, Haslingden.

Man left with serious head injuries after Haslingden truncheon attack

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN was left with severe head injuries after being attacked in a Haslingden street.

UPDATE: Gang leave victim covered in blood after brutal Haslingden stabbing

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

ARMED intruders stabbed a man in the leg and back after bursting into his house and attacking him with a baseball bat.

Petition launched to ban Sophie attacker from Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Lancaster

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling for one of the gang members who attacked murdered Sophie Lancaster’s boyfriend not to be allowed into Rossendale.

Black Pud boss to share secret success

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:15am Monday 4th August 2014

A HASLINGDEN businessman who launched the award-winning Real Lancashire Black Pudding Company will be sharing his recipe for success at an upcoming business network event.

School stars at Symphony Hall

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:28pm Friday 1st August 2014

MUSICAL students from Haslingden High School delighted crowds at Birmingham's Symphony Hall.

Care home fails four standards

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission

2:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A CARE home has been rapped by a health watchdog for unacceptable standards of hygiene, maintenance and staffing.

Residents' bid to take over Haslingden pool

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW group is hoping to block Rossendale Council’s sale of the former Haslingden Pool.

Haslingden MP chases up plans for trains on Curve line

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

3:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

PLANS to provide trains for the Todmorden Curve scheme are being chased by Haslingden’s MP.

Police step up Haslingden water safety patrols

Lancashire Telegraph: Figures released following freedom of information request

2:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE have repeated their calls for parents to know where their children are during the summer holidays following warnings about youngsters risking their lives diving into open water.

Haslingden High headteacher celebrating top Ofsted rating

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A HEADTEACHER is celebrating recognition of his school’s top ratings.

Police sound ‘lock windows’ alert after spate of Haslingden sneak-in burglaries

Lancashire Telegraph: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:50pm Friday 11th July 2014

TWO burglaries have been committed in Haslingden where offenders got in through open ground floor windows.

Plea to Justice Minister over Sophie Lancaster attacker’s parole

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Lancaster died in 2007

1:57pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE mother of murdered Haslingden woman Sophie Lancaster is to challenge a decision to let one of people involved in the attack back into Rossendale.

Fish found dead after thousands of litres of fuel leak into East Lancs river

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:27am Wednesday 9th July 2014

DOZENS of dead fish have been found in the River Irwell following a diesel spill from a Haslingden supermarket.

Haslingden student to raise money for charity in onesie

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:41pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A HASLINGDEN High student will be donning her onesie as she walks around Rossendale to raise money in memory of her grandmother who died of cancer.

Fuel leaks into East Lancs waterway near Tesco

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A PROBE has been launched after a petrol leak at a supermarket affected a nearby waterway.

Leak at Haslingden petrol station

Lancashire Telegraph: Tesco has confirmed that it has removed a petrol station from its plans for a new store in Ross.

10:47am Saturday 5th July 2014

A PROBE has been launched after a petrol leak - affecting a nearby waterway - has been reported at a supermarket in East Lancashire.

Haslingden MP thanks military charity for good work

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

1:32pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

AN MP has thanked a Haslingden military charity for the work the group’s volunteers do in the community.

Family join forces to take on lake challenge in aid of Pendleside Hospice

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:36pm Monday 30th June 2014

AN accountant is riding on the crest of a wave after completing a challenging open water swim – even though an accident meant he couldn’t start training until a few weeks before the event.

Haslingden-based home care firm praised for tackling string of problems

Lancashire Telegraph: Care Quality Commission logo

2:30pm Monday 30th June 2014

A MAJOR home care agency has addressed several shortcomings highlighted by inspectors last year, says a health watchdog.

Travel delays in Haslingden after possible sewer collapse

Lancashire Telegraph: Multi-million pound Wirral sewerage upgrade in pipeline

4:17pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

HIGHWAYS engineers from Lancashire County Council are warning of travel delays on the B62321 Grane Road due to a possible sewer collapse.

For sale sign goes up at closed Haslingden swim pool

Lancashire Telegraph: Haslingden Pool could still be considered for leisure, from gym to a  dance studio, concert venue or bingo hall

1:30pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A FOR sale sign has been erected outside Haslingden Pool - seven months since the 78-year-old venue was controversially closed down.

M65 to reopen after police talk down man from bridge

4:59pm Saturday 21st June 2014

POLICE are set to reopen the M65 after talking down a man from abridge.

Firefighters called after fire at Haslingden care home

4:54pm Saturday 21st June 2014

FIRE crews were called to a care home in Haslingden by a ‘concerned staff member’ after a small fire at the back of a fridge.

Bread muffins dumped in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: The bread dumped in Greens Lane

1:08pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

AROUND 100 bread muffins have been dumped on the side of a quiet road in Haslingden.

Haslingden post office to move

8:25pm Sunday 15th June 2014

HASLINGDEN Post Office is set to relocate later this month - 140 metres down the road.

Haslingden residents can have insight into dementia

Lancashire Telegraph: CARE CAREER: Coleg Sir Gâr’s Ammanford campus is to host a taster course to help people enter the health and social care sector.

1:52pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

RESIDENTS in Haslingden will be given the chance to learn more about dementia during a series of workshops.

Haslingden student's artwork selected to be used at Lancashire cinema

Lancashire Telegraph: Lauren with her  artwork and cinema manager Matthew Rawcliffe

12:01pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

ART WORK by a Haslingden High School student has been selected by film giant Disney to be used at a Lancashire cinema.

Haslingden eaterie in bid to build extension

Lancashire Telegraph: The Anat Kali restaurant is in the Farmers Glory pub

11:25am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A POPULAR Indian restaurant in Haslingden has plans to expand the business to cope with growing customer demand.

Battlefield trip for Haslingden students ‘puts life into perspective’

Lancashire Telegraph: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

9:35am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A HISTORY trip to First World War battlefields left lasting memories for students at Haslingden High School.

Burglar found asleep in Haslingden school wendy house

Lancashire Telegraph: Halton Magistrates Court

6:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

A CONVICTED burglar found asleep after smashing his way into a primary school's ‘Wendy House’ was identified immediately - as he was an ex-pupil.

Young people must have a stake in future of Haslingden: MP

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

2:10pm Friday 30th May 2014

IT is vital that young people have a stake in the regeneration of Haslingden, according to an MP.

Haslingden dad commits suicide after marriage split

Lancashire Telegraph: Stroud Depression Group (4144351)

2:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

A FATHER-OF-FOUR suffering from depression following the breakdown of his marriage hanged himself, a coroner has concluded.

Workers tackle looms blaze at Haslingden textile mill

Lancashire Telegraph: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

10:43am Friday 23rd May 2014

WORK has been disrupted at a textile mill in Haslingden after a fire broke out beneath one of the looms.

Animal magic for Haslingden students

Lancashire Telegraph: The meerkat pup

12:53pm Friday 16th May 2014

ALL creatures great and small went into Haslingden High School during a visit from Zoo2U.

‘Be vigilant’ after spate of car crime in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

10:46am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A NUMBER of car crimes in Haslingden in recent days has prompted police to urge drivers to be vigilant.

Haslingden crash cyclist ‘in serious condition’

Lancashire Telegraph: Haslingden drash cyclist ‘serious’

2:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

A CYCLIST was seriously hurt after being knocked off his bike during last evening rush hour.

Talented graduates wanted for teacher training in Haslingden

Lancashire Telegraph: Tor View Community Special School

10:30am Tuesday 13th May 2014

A SCHOOL in Haslingden is opening a teacher training course for talented graduates choosing a career in the classroom.

Cyclist seriously injured in Haslingden crash

Lancashire Telegraph: Dead body discovered in quarry

7:50pm Monday 12th May 2014

A CYCLIST is seriously ill after being knocked off his bike during the evening rush hour.

Terrified young family in Haslingden house blast terror

Lancashire Telegraph: Neighbours of the £270,000 house in Cambrian Way, Haslingden, said they felt their homes shake as the explosion ripped through the building

9:00am Friday 9th May 2014

AN EXPLOSION caused a terrified young family to flee their home in the middle of the night.

Haslingden veterans’ cash help

Lancashire Telegraph: Cash boost given to Duke of Edinburgh Award project

1:11pm Friday 9th May 2014

A YARD sale held by Haslingden-based military charity Veterans in Communities at their centre in Bury Road raised more than £140 for the organisation, and more than 50 people attended.

Man injured in Haslingden explosion

Lancashire Telegraph: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

8:49am Thursday 8th May 2014

AN EXPLOSION has injured a man overnight.

Hyndburn and Haslingden MP’s heart-felt backing for campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: MP Graham Jones

3:03pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

GRAHAM Jones, MP for Hyndburn and Haslingden, is backing a campaign for parents to check for warning signs of possible heart problems in babies.

First World War wicker man theft from Whitworth sparks anger

Lancashire Telegraph: The wicker statue of a soldier stolen from Healey Corner, Whitworth.

12:55pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

A THIEF has stolen a willow sculpture of a soldier made to commemorate the First World War.


What's on in Rossendale

Soul II Soul top Sunday list at Ramsbottom Festival (link)

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/leisure 3:14pm Thu 26 Jun 14

DANCE and R&B pioneers Soul II Soul have been announced as the Sunday night headliners for this year’s Ramsbottom…

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…

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