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Published: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:15:41 +0000

Last Build Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:15:41 +0000


Road to be closed following snowfall

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:33:24 +0000

A ROAD under 4 inches of snow will be closed by police.

Two people taken to hospital after 'serious' crash on major road

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:24:01 +0000

TWO people were taken to hospital after a serious crash closed a major road.

New speed cameras will go live on East Lancashire road from Friday

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:23:47 +0100

THE FIRST section of a new average speed camera scheme will go live from Friday on the A675 at Belmont, it has been confirmed.

Man suffers head injuries after car overturns down an embankment

Mon, 15 May 2017 08:35:28 +0100

A CAR passenger has been hospitalised with a head injury after a car careered down an embankment on a West Pennines road last night.

Stolen car crashed into two walls and a lamppost

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:07:47 +0100

A STOLEN car crashed into two walls and a lamppost this morning, police said.

IN PICTURES: Fire fighters battle Belmont moorland blaze

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:45:25 +0100

FIREFIGHTERS battled a moorland fire that broke out last night in Belmont for almost three hours.

Pupils puts best foot forward for walking to school week

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:00:00 +0100

SCORES of youngsters enjoyed a stroll through the area's most beautiful countryside as they made their way to school.

'Vision' for Turton Tower to be debated

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:54:37 +0000

A CONSULTATION day to discuss a new vision for Turton Tower stables is taking place tomorrow

BLUE LAGOON: Final plans for controversial wedding reception venue near Darwen revealed

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:00:00 +0100

FINAL plans for a controversial wedding reception venue and multi-use function room at East Lancashire’s Blue Lagoon beauty spot have been revealed.

Children 'simply love going to school', say watchdogs

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 18:25:10 +0100

A VILLAGE school is somewhere that pupils simply love attending, according to education inspectors.

Large moor fire near Winter Hill

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 17:27:38 +0100

FIRE crews from across Lancashire and Greater Manchester were alerted just before 4pm today to a blaze on the West Pennine Moors.

Famous Edgworth ice cream business set for new seated parlour

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:23:53 +0100

COUNCILLORS have approved plans for a new seated parlour at the rear of Edgworth’s famous Holden’s Ice Cream.

Darwen ice cream firm set to extend premises

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:11:57 +0100

AN ICE cream firm is to increase the size of its premises in Edgworth.

Outrage as oldest surviving football club in Lancashire denied promotion

Tue, 12 May 2015 13:02:01 +0100

TURTON FC have been rocked by a decision to deny them a return to the West Lancashire League Premier Division after failing to meet a ground improvement deadline.

Darwen MP hails superfast broadband

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:05:21 +0000

DARWEN MP Jake Berry has welcomed the news that superfast fibre broadband will be rolled out across the Turton area in the coming weeks.

Proposals for high-quality development in Edgworth given go-ahead

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:59:28 +0000

PROPOSALS for a high-quality development of eight detached homes in Edgworth have been given the go-ahead by councillors.

Turton and Edgworth Primary School rated “good” by Ofsted

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:02:29 +0000

TURTON and Edgworth Primary School has been rated “good” by Ofsted.

Changes to transport of pupils to be discussed in Edgworth

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:13:59 +0000

PARLIAMENTARY hopeful Will Straw will host a meeting at The Barlow Institute in Edgworth to talk about changes to school transport in the village.

UPDATE: Cyclist killed in Belmont accident

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0100

A CYCLIST has died following a crash with a motorbike.

Countdown to big awards final for school caterers

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:10:22 +0100

CATERERS at a village primary school have made it to tomorrow’s finals of a national competition.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after Belmont smash

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:48:26 +0100

A MOTORCYCLIST suffered suspected leg injuries after his bike collided with a car near Belmont.

Darwen garage plan approved

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:43:12 +0100

PLANNING permission has been granted for Kay Rowlands to demolish the garage of her home in Bolton Road, Edgworth, to make way for a new double garage after an application was submitted to Blackburn with Darwen Council.

Still time to enter runs in Edgworth

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:44:10 +0100

THERE is still time for people to enter this year’s Edgworth Reservoir Challenge on Sunday, June 8.

Turton young farmer face of convention

Sat, 10 May 2014 16:00:00 +0100

AN East Lancashire farmer will fly the flag for the region at the annual Young Farmers Convention this weekend.

Pupils set for Great Edgworth Bake Off bonanza

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:01:52 +0100

THE Great Edgworth Bake Off takes place next week at Turton and Edgworth Primary School.

50,000 views for Turton motorcycle safety video

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:36:17 +0100

A VIDEO promoting motorcycle safety has had more than 50,000 views on YouTube.

Edgworth primary pupils to perform in Wizard of Oz at The Barlow

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:46:49 +0100

SIXTY-five children aged seven to nine from Turton and Edgworth Primary School will perform The Wizard of Oz on stage at The Barlow, Bolton Road, Edgworth.

Edgworth Wellbeing Farm going for national glory

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:25:07 +0000

THE Wellbeing Farm in Edgworth will represent the North West at the Countryside Alliance’s ‘Rural Oscars’ next month.

Edgworth Bowling Club in top 3 in country

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:23:36 +0000

EDGWORTH Bowling Club has been awarded Clubmark status after being assessed by their governing body, the British Crown Green Bowling Association.

Darwen MP welcomes free bus passes U-turn for Edgworth and Belmont children

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:44:43 +0000

AN MP has welcomed a council decision to bring back transport funding for Edgworth and Belmont children attending Turton High School.

Edgworth community hub’s £200,000 repairs shocker

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:12:27 +0000

A COMMUNITY hub is in need of urgent repairs costing hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Clean bill of health for Edgworth Medical centre

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:01:51 +0000

EDGWORTH Medical Centre met all essential standards during a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Boy, 16, fighting for life after Belmont road crash

Sat, 18 Jan 2014 14:30:00 +0000

A ‘DANGEROUS’ country road must be improved residents have said after a 16-year-old was left fighting for his life following a crash.

Gratitude of rescued Entwistle Reservoir fall victim

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:36:58 +0000

A WOMAN helped by mountain rescuers after falling near Entwistle Reservoir has thanked her heroes.

Woman, 60, rescued at Entwistle Reservoir

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:38:51 +0000

MOUNTAIN rescuers stretchered a 60-year-old woman to safety after she fell and fractured her leg near a reservoir.

Claim kids' free meals, head urges

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:59:37 +0000

A HEADTEACHER is urging parents to check entitlement for free school meals.

Unique car parts stolen from Edgworth farm

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000

HELICOPTERS are set to search for the unique bodykit, wheels and tyres from a one-off race car that were stolen from an Edgworth farm.

‘No money’ blow after 683 back Edgworth bus service petition

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:41:19 +0000

EDGWORTH residents have asked Blackburn with Darwen Council to revive the full 537 bus service from the village to Bolton.

Invitation to bulbs bonanza in Turton

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:14:52 +0000

GARDEN lovers are being recruited to help organisers of a free family fun day in Edgworth plant more than 1,000 bulbs.

Edgworth folk festival hailed ‘best’

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:29:40 +0000

ORGANISERS of a popular folk festival have hailed it their ‘best yet’.

Darwen election hopeful joins Edgworth bus row

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0100

LABOUR candidate for Darwen at the next General Election Will Straw has written to the Government’s transport secretary over the axing of a village bus service.

Barlow Institute to hold volunteer open day

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:42:04 +0100

THE Barlow Institute in Edgworth will hold a volunteer open day on Saturday.

Darwen MP campaigns for Edgworth bus service

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:40:19 +0100

DARWEN MP Jake Berry has launched a campaign to save an Edgworth bus service.

Preparations under way for Edgworth ale festival

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:13:23 +0100

PREPARATIONS are under way for the Edgworth Real Ale festival, set to run from Friday, September 27 to Sunday, September 29.

'Folk at the Barlow Institute' to resume in Edgworth

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:40:32 +0100

FOLLOWING on from their successful events before the summer, Folk at The Barlow Institute resumes with the appearance of Bill Whaley and Dave Fletcher on Friday, from 8pm.

'Hero' in Belmont crash was banned driver

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:57:30 +0100

A MOTORCYCLIST dragged under a car after a collision was rescued when the driver and a passenger lifted the VW Golf off him.

Learn about lambs from farm to plate at Edgworth farm

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:51:58 +0100

VISITORS will get an introduction to lamb butchery at Wheatsheaf Hill Farm in Edgworth on July 10.

Turton couple win approval for special hotel for families with newly-adopted children

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:31:33 +0100

STEVEN and Mandy Worsley have got the green light for their dream of a bed and breakfast hotel for parents with newly-adopted children.

Turton's Barlow Institute to hold barn dances

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:56:02 +0100

THE Barlow Institute, in Bolton Road, Edgworth, will hold the second in a series of village barn dances on Saturday, June 29, from 7.30pm.

Darrener wins annual Turton Rotary Club brook race

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:03:25 +0100

A DARRENER scooped a £1,000 prize in an annual duck race organised by Turton Rotary Club.