• Rescuers and paramedics called as woman injured by cow

    PARAMEDICS and rescuers were called after a woman was injured by a cow. Volunteers from the Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team were called into action for a third time over the weekend, having received reports of an injured woman close

  • University graded with five star excellence in global ratings

    A university has been given a string of five-star awards in the Research Excellence Framework. Staff and students at the University of Central Lancashire are celebrating following the release of the results, with the university receiving a string

  • Why a new recycling service takes the biscuit

    A BOROUGH today (MONDAY) launched a new recycling service to take items normally headed for the general rubbish bin. It means householders can send waste such as biscuit wrappers, Pringles tubes, plastic toothbrushes and coffee bags for reprocessing

  • Archbishop of York to visit Lancashire for weekend services

    The Archbishop of York will be visiting Lancashire for three days this month. During his time in the county from May 27 until May 29, Archbishop Stephen Cottrell will see a huge range of work taking place across The Church of England in Lancashire

  • Bob Lipp

    LIPP Bob Suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 17th May, whilst on the bus to go and walk Monty, Bob aged 77 years, beloved husband of the late Eileen, loving dad of Tina and devoted grandad of Lily and Ruby. Funeral service and cremation will take place

  • Marjorie Wade

    WADE Marjorie (Former Director of Wm Alty and Sons) Peacefully on Sunday 15th May 2022 at Royal Blackburn Hospital, Marjorie aged 94 years. The dearly loved wife of the late John, a much loved mother of John and Stewart, dear mother-in-law of Emma and


    JACKSON Kathleen Suddenly on Friday 13th May, at home. Kathleen aged 70 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Kevin, a much loved mum of Karen, Mark and Carl, a devoted grandma of Matthew, Tailor, Caitlin and Hollie-Mae, a doting great grandma of Oliver


    JAMES Glyn Reece On 16th May 2022, Glyn passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home in Brockhall Village, aged 62 years. The much loved and loving husband of Virginia, loving dad of Will and Oli, much loved son of the late Olive, loved son in law


    BARTON Irene On Saturday 14th May, 2022 peacefully in hospital, Irene, the beloved wife of Donald, devoted mother of Lesley Anne and the late David and loved by daughter in law Julie. Loving grandma of Richard, Jemma, Abigail and Jordan and loving great

  • Mary Smithson

    SMITHSON Mary 23 May 2014 Called away from us much too soon eight years ago. Loved with a love beyond all feeling, Missed with a grief beyond all tears. In our hearts forever. From all your loving family x