THROUGHOUT the Lancashire Telegraph's 130-year history the newspaper has always prided itself on providing informed, accurate and the most up-to-date information first - and that is no different in the digital age.

With social media, it has never been easier for everyone to find out about what is going on near them.

But at the Telegraph, a lot of hard work goes into bringing the news that matters to readers when they want it.

The Telegraph is an institution in East Lancashire, and continues to strive to reach as many readers as possible on a daily basis.

The printed edition is still a very important commodity in the community as it the popular Telegraph website.

Evolving with the digital age, the paper has 24,014 Facebook followers and 76,987 Twitter followers.

Telegraph journalists understand both online and print readers want different things from a newspaper and unique content is provided for both.

Videos and live posting is growing ever popular and the Telegraph often shares interviews with its journalists.

Readers of all types can contact the paper 24/7 via letter, phone, email, Facebook, Twitter or via the website by using the 'Send us your News' tab.

Reporters stagger their shift provide readers the news from early morning until late in the evening.

Rob Kelly, Lancashire Telegraph web editor, believes it has never been more important for readers to feel part of the community and their newspaper.

He said: "The Telegraph's readers are the reason the paper strives to provide the biggest and best stories first.

"Want to hear from our readers more than ever and that is why we have tried to make it as easy as possible.

"For football fans, they can 'Like' and 'Follow' the Lancashire Telegraph's Facebook pages dedicated to Blackburn Rovers and Burnley news.

"There is also 'The Lancashire Telegraph Camera Club' where anyone amateur photographers can get snapping and share their pictures and see them in print."