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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:50:01 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:50:01 +0000

 



M65 closed after car sets on fire in rush hour traffic

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 17:09:43 +0000

THE M65 was closed after a car burst into flames on the hard shoulder



Rail staff protest outside railway station after dispute with rail company

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:55:25 +0000

RAIL staff took to the streets in protest following a dispute with a railway company.



Which properties in East Lancashire should be given an UGLY BUILDING award?

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:56:29 +0100

WHICH buildings in Blackburn and Burnley should be given an UGLY BUILDING award?



'I hope the police throw the book at them' - anger as motorist filmed travelling at 130 miles per hour on M65

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:10:00 +0100

A MOTORIST was caught driving down the M65 at 130miles per hour last night.



Comment: Shaming drivers to slow down

Tue, 20 May 2014 12:44:04 +0100

DRIVERS who park dangerously outside schools will be ‘fined’ by children as part of a new campaign.



Review: Lapping up the luxury in Dubai

Sun, 18 May 2014 00:00:00 +0100

AS I look up at the beautiful mosaic ceiling, I sigh indulgently as the masseuse pours silky suds all over my freshly exfoliated skin.I'm having my first ever Turkish hammam and I like it, a lot.



Comment: The shame of cable thieves

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:29:09 +0100

THIEVES who stole metal cable from a mobile cancer screening unit are the lowest of the low.



Nutrition crisis must be tackled

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:28:45 +0100

Unfortunately, we’ve got very used to poverty and health indicators which underline the deep social problems in East Lancashire.



Comment: Centenary must be observed

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:02:04 +0000

THIS year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. East Lancs soldiers who fought and died in the conflict will be remembered with special services and events.



Ghan’s 10-year journey

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:35:38 +0000

The Ghan made its first journey – all the way from the bottom of South Australia to the top of the Northern Territory– in 2004.



Review: Disney Magic Med Cruise

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:58:34 +0000

Someone whose childhood did not involve a lot of Disney, those Mickey ears are a constant source of amazement.



The lessons must be learned

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:40:07 +0000

BACK in the 1980s, dog licences cost just 37p. They might as well have not bothered.



Health risk caused by poachers

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:11:53 +0000

WHILE town centre drug raids, robberies and assaults make the headlines, a different type of crime is being busted in East Lancashire’s countryside.



Olympians will do us proud

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:04:33 +0000

OUR Winter Olympians will soon be competing in some of the most dangerous sports in the world.



Rossendalebus announces improved Ramsbottom route

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:19:57 +0000

ROSSENDALE’S main bus provider has announced a new Ramsbottom route.



Review: Iceland

Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:07:44 +0000

MY desire to see the Northern Lights has taken me to the Arctic Circle twice.



Comment: Care plan concerns justified

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:48:44 +0000

OVER the past few years we have seen big cuts in local authority services forced on councils by central government budget reductions.



Review: Cadbury World, Birmingham

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:01:03 +0000

MUM, it’s nothing like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” my two daughters told me sternly on the journey to Cadbury World in Birmingham.



Review: Grenada

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:09:10 +0000

THERE'S something comfortingly festive about the sweet, warming aroma of nutmeg.



East Lancashire bus operator to trial new payment technology

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:30:00 +0000

A DEAL has been struck between a Lancashire bus operator and a high street bank which could bring ticketing into the 21st Century.



Call for bus services between Barnoldswick and Skipton

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:33:14 +0000

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has asked Lancashire County Council to provide late evening bus services between Barnoldswick and Skipton.



East Lancashire NHS trial new patients

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:34:49 +0000

BOSSES at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust have been trialling a new system which offers unhappy patients and families a meeting with the relevant consultant.



Take the Witch Way from East Lancashire to Manchester

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:03:03 +0000

CITY-bound travellers are being told ‘witch’ way to turn after a new £3million fleet was unveiled to run between East Lancashire and Manchester.



Warning to East Lancashire motorists to check your tyres this winter

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:06:14 +0000

SAFETY experts are urging East Lancashire motorists to check their tyres as the darker colder nights draw in.



Call to nationalise Northern Rail

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:28:43 +0000

A SENIOR councillor has suggested Northern Rail should be nationalised after it emerged there were not enough trains to run the new Burnley to Manchester service.



East Lancashire on track for revamped carriages

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000

RAIL passengers are hopeful that an £800,000 train carriage refit will benefit East Lancashire.



Jack Straw backs HS2

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:42:47 +0000

JACK Straw said he was committed to the HS2 high-speed rail project which will result in benefits to local rail services in the north.



Pendle MP: HS2 cash ‘would just go to London’

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:30:17 +0100

PENDLE’S Lib Dem peer Lord Tony Greaves has hit back at comments by Labour prospective candidate Azhar Ali over the high speed rail scheme.



Blackburn to Manchester link set to get massive improvements

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:08:26 +0100

THE vital rail link between Blackburn, Clitheroe and Manchester looks set to be revolutionised ending a massive campaign which has gone on for years.



East Lancashire councillor's first bus trip in 50 years was a 'bone-shaking' ride

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:29:51 +0100

SENIOR Tory Alan Cottam revealed his first bus trip in 50 years convinced him he was right to demand a rethink on council plans to halve the number of highway inspections.



Landlord hits out at zebra crossing plan outside Oswaldtwistle pub

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:48:53 +0100

AN angry landlord has hit out at plans to install a zebra crossing outside his Oswaldtwistle pub.



No cash to fix faulty Blackburn parking meters

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0100

BLACKBURN Council has said that a lack of funding may prevent faulty parking machines in the town centre from being fixed.



Clitheroe motorist with 29 points could still be on the road

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:03:45 +0100

A CLITHEROE motorist who clocked up 29 points, almost three times the legal limit, could still be on the roads according to data released by the Institute of Advanced Motorists.



Driver cut free after lorry veers off the M6 in Lancashire

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:34:20 +0100

A LORRY driver was taken to hospital with minor head injuries after his vehicle veered off the motorway.



Police M6 patrol hub at Samlesbury faces closure

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:31:04 +0100

LANCASHIRE police's dedicated motorway patrol hub near the M6 junction at Samlesbury is facing closure at the end of the year.



Crash on the M6 in Lancashire causes delays for commuters

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:30:09 +0100

Commuters faced delays this morning after two vehicles were involved in a collision on the M6 near Bamber Bridge.



Anger over Mellor potholes

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0100

MELLOR neighbours have spoken out against Lancashire County Council because of pot holes in their road.



New-look fleet of Rossendale buses ready to roll

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:10:44 +0100

A £500,000 fleet of greener, more customer-friendly buses will roll into action from tomorrow.



Darwen residents' fury over parking

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:00:00 +0100

HOPES residents-only parking will be introduced in a residential road are likely to be dashed.



Backing for East Lancashire rail plan

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:01:14 +0100

PLANS to hand the management of rail franchises to local authorities have been given the backing of a public transport boss in Lancashire.



Student 'critical' after Whalley road crash

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:09:40 +0100

A STUDENT at Blackburn College is in a critical condition after she and her sister were in a serious road accident.



Police launch East Lancashire cycle safety campaign

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:03:47 +0100

CYCLISTS are being offered tips on staying safe on East Lancashire’s roads.



Drunk lies under train in Blackburn - and lives

Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:30:00 +0100

A DRUNKEN man who lay down between train tracks to sleep, miraculously survived when a packed commuter train sped over him.



Blackburn student's bus travel dissertation

Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:31:39 +0100

A STUDENT is hoping to explore an area’s bus travel habits with a wide-ranging survey.



Blackburn College students urged to car-share

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:44:14 +0100

BLACKBURN College wants its students and staff to ‘go green’ when they come to class, sharing cars, walking cycling or getting the bus.



Guide for parents

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 10:37:14 +0100

A COLLEGE is offering specialist advice for parents as the school leaving age is raised to 18.



Axe set to fall on Pendle disc parking scheme

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0100

PENDLE’S disc parking scheme could be scrapped after traders labelled the current system ‘confusing’.



Bus fare rises looming on Burnley and Bacup services

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:00:00 +0100

BUS passengers on two services in Burnley and Bacup have been told to brace themselves for fresh fare increases to keep their routes afloat.



East Lancashire young drink-drive project wins praise

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:36:59 +0100

A PROJECT showing young people the consequences of drinking and driving using the wreckage of a Vauxhall Corsa in which a Simonstone teenager died has been commended in a major transport awards.



Cuts may be needed to fund 20mph zones in Lancashire

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:28:42 +0100

COUNTY council bosses have defended a “u-turn” over extending 20mph zones to the rest of Lancashire’s residential roads.