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Published: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 04:48:13 +0000

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Villagers battle through snow in Worsthorne for funeral of 'Sir Hodgy'

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:12:21 +0000

VILLAGERS battled through the snow to pay their respects to a lifelong Burnley fan who died from cancer.

Tributes to Burnley fan 'Mr Worsthorne' who died from cancer

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:53:56 +0000

TRIBUTES have been paid to one of Burnley FC’s biggest fans who has died of cancer.

Towns 'left nothing' in transport improvement plan, Pendle peer claims

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 05:05:22 +0000

PROPOSED plans to shape the North’s transport links for the next 30 years have ‘left nothing’ for smaller towns, it has been claimed.

Police appeal to trace two missing teen girls from Burnley

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:32:03 +0000

POLICE are looking to find two missing teenage girls.

WEATHER: Snow and ice warning issued for East Lancashire

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:16:11 +0000

A WEATHER warning of snow and ice has been issued for East Lancashire.

B&B owners win Channel 4's Four in a Bed show

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:07:04 +0000

AN East Lancashire couple who run a bed and breakfast has won Channel 4's 'Four in a Bed'.

Worsthorne guest house couple star on Channel 4's Four in a Bed

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:08:22 +0000

AN East Lancashire bed and breakfast has appeared on Channel 4’s ‘Four in a Bed’.

'Chaos' housing plan given the green light

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

HOUSES which are to be built on land opposite a primary school ‘would cause chaos’ to a village, a councillor said.

Woman from Burnley to tackle New York marathon in memory of her relative

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:01:09 +0100

A WOMAN who moved to Los Angeles is set to take on the New York marathon in aid of a charity.

Anger over plans to build 24 homes in Brownside Road, Worsthorne, opposite Worsthorne Primary School

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0100

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build 24 homes on a road that links Burnley and Worsthorne have come under fire.

Burnley Council's 15-year development plan to build 2,500 homes sent off to Whitehall

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

PLANS to shape Burnley's housing future have been sent off to the government for examination.

People asked to remain vigilant after man filmed trying to open car doors

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:50:00 +0100

PEOPLE have been asked to remain vigilant after a man was filmed trying the doors of cars in Worsthorne.

Saved library group call on volunteers to help out

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:00:00 +0100

PEOPLE from all corners of the community have been asked to come forward and volunteer at a newly saved library.

Housing proposal branded 'dangerous'

Fri, 05 May 2017 08:30:00 +0100

PLANS to build homes on land that links Burnley and Worsthorne have been branded ‘crazy’ and ‘dangerous’.

Hay-mazing response to Burnley villages' debut scarecrow festival

Tue, 02 May 2017 09:00:00 +0100

THE first-ever scarecrow festival in Worsthorne and Hurstwood has become the feelgood hit of spring.

Picture perfect Peter’s hospice gift via friends

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0000

A CALENDAR featuring the photographic talents of a Worsthorne man has generated £3,376 for Pendleside Hospice.

Dog rescued from rabbit warren by firefighters

Sun, 11 Dec 2016 18:17:55 +0000

FIREFIGHTERS dug away earth over a rabbit warren to free a trapped dog this afternoon.

Village playground set for revamp - with help from family whose mum fought for its creation

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:40:00 +0100

A VILLAGE playground is to be given a revamp – with a little help from a family whose mum fought for it to be created.

Tributes paid to Worsthorne farmer

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:57:46 +0100

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular farmer and grandfather-of-nine who died suddenly after suffering a heart attack at home on Sunday.

Gang raid nursery and steal van in Worsthorne

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:30:00 +0000

A GANG of thieves stole a minibus from a nursery school as well as laptops and cameras in a raid.

Worsthorne parish council meet

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:21:15 +0000

The November meeting of the parish council was held on Tuesday in the Reading Rooms, Worsthorne.

Worsthorne and its PACT priority

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:45:49 +0000

THE last meeting this year of Worsthorne with Hurstwood Parish Council will be tomorrow at 7pm in the Reading Rooms, Worsthorne.

Man who beat and injured mother as she held child is spared jail

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:00:00 +0100

A DAD who beat up the mother of his son and turned on a friend, was spared jail.

Driver jailed over death of Worsthorne motorcyclist

Sat, 10 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0100

A DRIVER who killed a motorcyclist after he slammed on his brakes along the M65 has been jailed.

U-turn over plans to cut Worsthorne bus service

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0100

A VILLAGE which was facing being cut off because a bus service was set to be axed is celebrating after transport bosses made a U-turn.

Driver guilty of causing Worsthorne biker's death could face prison sentence

Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:00:00 +0100

A FATHER-OF-TWO who killed a motorcyclist by braking ‘violently’ on the M65 has been found guilty and could be facing a prison sentence.

Crash that killed Worsthorne biker 'was not an act of devilment'

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:00:00 +0100

A COMMISSIONING engineer said to have killed a motorcyclist when he was crushed under his car on the M65, was an experienced driver and had never had an accident, a jury heard.

Fears for Worsthorne as it loses its bus service

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 08:51:56 +0100

A HEADTEACHER says parents are concerned how they are going to get their children to school when a bus service is axed later this month.

M65 motorcyclist from Worsthorne was killed after sliding under car

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:00:00 +0100

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed on the M65 after a driver allegedly braked suddenly, causing him to fall off and slide under the car, a jury was told.

Plan to cut Worsthorne bus services

Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0100

WORSTHORNE residents may be left with no daytime bus service in the village after Transdev Burnley and Pendle announced that it will no longer run the number 2 service from the end of July.

Worsthorne football club homeless as rent hike drives them out

Thu, 09 May 2013 16:25:25 +0100

AN AMATEUR football club could become homeless after a hike in rental costs for its ground.

Tributes paid to former Burnley union stalwart

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:00:00 +0000

TRIBUTES have been paid to a stalwart former union man who lost a short battle with cancer.

'Friend' stole from helpful Worsthorne pub landlord

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:00:00 +0000

A MAN repaid a friend who gave him somewhere to stay when he fell on hard times by stealing £1,400, a court heard.

Video: Christian singing star Noel Richards to perform at Hurstwood church

Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:32:31 +0000

A CHRISTIAN singer who has performed in front of thousands of people at Wembley Stadium and across the world will be at the small Hurstwood village church next month.

Hurstwood villagers invite visitors to carol service

Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:00:00 +0000

VILLAGERS in Hurstwood are urging people in good voice to join them for a carol service at one of East Lancashire’s most picturesque locations.

Worsthorne primary school raided during Christmas play

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 20:00:00 +0000

A PRIMARY school was broken into while around 200 people watched the pupils perform the Christmas play.

Worsthorne man crashed car after drinking half a bottle of vodka

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:06:31 +0000

A SELF-EMPLOYED fitness instructor and sports coach has been warned he could face prison after causing a motorway crash when he was nearly four times the drink- drive limit.

Burnley mum, 35, had heart attack while out jogging

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:15:16 +0000

A DEPUTY headteacher has thanked paramedics who saved her life after she suffered a heart attack while out jogging.

Police hunt Worsthorne flasher who has posted obscene notes to women

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:56:53 +0000

A FLASHER who has targeted three women in a village, including sending obscene letters, is being hunted by police.

Burst pipe leaves Worsthorne without water for six hours

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:48:27 +0100

MORE than 200 homes, businesses and a school were left without water for six hours after a water mains burst yesterday morning.

Hundreds of residents left without water in Burnley village

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:12:05 +0100

WATER has been cut off to hundreds of properties in the village of Worsthorne.

Pub blaze in Worsthorne 'caused by lights'

Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:30:00 +0000

A FIRE caused damage to the inside of a pub the day before it was due to close for refurbishments.

Helicopters to fly in to save Burnley moorland

Tue, 22 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000

HELICOPTERS will be coming to the rescue of the moors above Burnley.

Family's heartache at death of Burnley dad of three in motorcycle crash

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 10:30:00 +0000

A 41-YEAR-OLD dad-of-three who died in a motorcycle crash has been described as ‘the rock of his family‘.

Burnley motorcyclist killed in M65 crash named

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 15:00:46 +0000

A MAN who died in a motorcycle crash on the M65 in East Lancashire yesterday has been named as Peter Sarchet, 41, of Worsthorne.

County will subsidise Burnley-Pendle bus service

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 11:37:38 +0100

Lancashire County Council will subsidise an evening bus service between Higherford, Nelson, Burnley and Worsthorne.

Fire crews rescue man from lift at Worsthorne nursing home

Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:00:00 +0100

AN elderly man had to be rescued from a lift after getting trapped at 6am today.

Funeral of Worsthorne parish council chairman

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 17:59:41 +0100

A PARISH council chairman is believed to have suffered a fatal heart attack before falling from a tree.

Worsthorne traffic jam talks

Sat, 24 Sep 2011 13:30:00 +0100

TALKS are set to take place between a school, councillors and the owners of a mill to try to ease traffic problems in Worsthorne.

Campaigners to meet over Worsthorne wind turbine plan

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 13:51:25 +0100

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for a 55-metre high wind turbine on a farm near Worsthorne will meet to discuss the issue next week.