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Published: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:59:03 +0000

Last Build Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:59:03 +0000


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.

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.

'We want as many weapons as possible' - Police to launch latest gun amnesty in the wake of fatal shooting

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:39:56 +0000

ILLEGAL gun owners in East Lancashire are being urged to hand in their weapons and ammunition to ensure they can't be used to 'harm or threaten our communities'.

Woman who died after her car crashed into a tree has been named

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 11:52:28 +0100

A WOMAN who was killed after her car crashed into a tree has been named.

Police are hunting a teenage boy who exposed himself on board a train at Hapton Railway Station

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:38:18 +0100

POLICE are hunting a teenage boy who exposed himself on board a train at Hapton Railway Station.

Artists invited finance workers become the centrepiece of their new art piece

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:02:05 +0100

FOUR employees of a fabric company had their lives, loves and work experiences brought to life in a special range of furnishings.

Councillor defends himself against allegations he shared a 'racist' video on social media

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0100

A COUNCILLOR has defended himself against allegations he shared racist material on Facebook.

Puppy rescued by lifesaving crew after it became stranded on a cliff ledge

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 18:14:17 +0100

A PUPPY was rescued by a lifesaving crew after it became stranded on a cliff ledge.

Popular pub set to be sold off

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:01:13 +0100

THE future of a popular pub hangs in the balance as its owners announce it is to be sold.

Anger over plans for three new 100-metre wind turbines in Hampton

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:00:00 +0100

THE outcome of controversial plans to build three huge wind turbines will be decided this week.

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.

'Larger than life' canon dies after long illness

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A LONGSTANDING former canon described as a‘larger than life’ character has died.

Horse trapped in canal rescued by fire crews

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:21:21 +0100

A HORSE got trapped in a canal and had to be rescued by firefighters.

Work begins on 'danger' road

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

WORK has begun on a busy road after claims were made the surface was so bad 'someone could be killed.'

NOSTALGIA: Looking back at Lancashire's rich seam of history down the coalmines

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:13:18 +0100

The Lancashire coalfield was once one of the most important in the country.

Wind turbine plan to be debated

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0100

PLANS to build three wind turbines up to 100 metres high near Hapton will be discussed at Burnley Council Planning committee meeting on Thursday.

Hapton CE Methodist Primary School is 'outstanding'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:16:31 +0100

A HAPTON school has been given an ‘outstanding’ rating following an inspection.

Controversial plans for three giant wind turbines in Hapton have been branded as 'vandalism of the countryside'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0100

CONTROVERSIAL plans for three giant wind turbines have been branded as 'vandalism of the countryside'.

Hope grows of jobs boost as foods firm mushrooms

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A FLOURISHING food company is likely to bring a jobs boost as it expands again just two years after doubling the size of its headquarters.

Scrambler biker riders are putting motorists at risk by cutting fencing leading to a main road near woodland in Hapton

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:42:42 +0100

SCRAMBLER biker riders are putting motorists at risk by cutting fencing leading to a main road near woodland in East Lancashire.

Shovels at the ready! Dig to find lost East Lancashire village set to start this week

Mon, 29 May 2017 08:28:19 +0100

AN HISTORIC dig to discover a lost East Lancashire medieval village is set to begin next week.

Railway station set to receive TLC from voluntary group

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 +0100

A VOLUNTARY group to help breathe life back into a 'sad' railway station is set to be formed.

Lottery funding boost for historic dig in Hapton

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:00:00 +0100

Woman banned after admitting drink-driving in Audi A3

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A WOMAN has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 18 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

D-Day looms for homes on former chemical site in Hapton

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0100

PROPOSALS to construct 202 family homes on the edge of Hapton are set to move a step further.

Plans to convert former public toilet into bungalow

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000

A DEVELOPER planning to demolish a former public toilet and build a bungalow hopes it will stop children congregating around the site.

‘Berlin Wall-style’ M65 noise barrier slammed by residents

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:00:00 +0100

PLANS to erect a “Berlin Wall-style” noise barrier along the M65 have been branded unnecessary.

Former Blackburn with Darwen councillor blames 'drink problem' for explicit messages to teen girl

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:00:00 +0000

MP SIMON Danczuk has said a "drink problem" led him to send sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl.

Accident forces police to close road

Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:50:00 +0100

A FUEL spillage has caused a main road near Hapton to be closed off.

UNUSUAL INCIDENT: Police hunt for knicker thief who made sexually suggestive comments through letterboxes

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:00:00 +0100

A PERVERT who made lewd comments through the letterboxes of two women before stealing a pair of knickers is being hunted by police.

Saturday night blockbuster to feature Hapton firm

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 06:00:00 +0100

WHEN ITV rolls out its newest primetime Saturday-night blockbuster this weekend, it will do so with the help of Hapton scaffolding experts Hardy Services.

Homes plan to save Hapton Boatyard

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:12:38 +0000

A BID to safeguard the future of Hapton Boatyard could take a major leap forward next week as plans for seven split-level bungalows are considered by councillors.

Grandfather of tragic teen calls for safety measures

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0100

THE grandfather of a teenager who lost her life in a road collision in Hapton is leading calls to improve a ‘danger bridge’.

Road safety call after teen death in Hapton

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0100

CALLS have been made to improve safety along a road where teenager Estelle Thompson died in an accident.

UPDATED: East Lancs teen dies on her birthday in tragic crash

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0100

A 17-YEAR-old girl died on her birthday when the car she was travelling in hit a stone wall.

Driver got out of car and punched Hapton schoolboy, 14

Tue, 13 May 2014 09:00:00 +0100

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy was left with cuts and bruises after he was attacked by a driver as he walked home from school.

Bungalows go-ahead could save Hapton boatyard

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:26:18 +0100

BOSSES at a boatyard near the Leeds and Liverpool Canal have said new housing developments are ‘necessary’ if the business is to survive.

Bonnet contest at Hapton family fun afternoon

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:40:00 +0100

AN Easter fun day organised by Hapton Parish Council takes place this Saturday from noon to 4pm on the recreation ground.

Hope at last after 15 years for Burnley skin sufferer

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:39:24 +0000

A MUM-of-three whose skin condition has made her life misery for 15 years has been given hope by a newly-licensed treatment normally used for asthma.

Tributes paid to Clarets legend 'Bomber' Harris

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000

BURNLEY FC have announced the death of Championship-winning midfielder Gordon Harris.

New Hapton play area set for launch

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:05:24 +0000

THE new Hapton play area is to be officially opened this Saturday, at 11am.

Jilted Hapton lover in blackmail plot

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000

A COCAINE smuggler tried to blackmail his love rival out of £100,000 while still serving a 16-year prison sentence, a court was told.

Hapton man warned after threatening to torch family home

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:02:46 +0000

A HAPTON man has been warned by magistrates about his future behaviour after he threatened to torch a family home.

Hapton-based Race2Recovery participant arrives in South America for race

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:52:39 +0000

RACE2RECOVERY, the group of severely injured soldiers who made history as the first disabled rally team to enter, and complete, the Dakar rally in 2013 have arrived in South America for the 2014 running of the toughest race in the world.

Grief as Hapton wife loses her cancer battle

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000

A HEARTBROKEN husband has paid tribute to his wife after she lost her two-year battle with cancer.

Burnley arts project turns heads at library

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:44:24 +0000

A NEW community arts project is turning heads at a library.

Hapton school praised for Ofsted ratings leap

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:30:00 +0000

INSPECTORS have praised ‘significant improvements’ at a church primary school in their latest report.

Hapton drug dealer awaiting sentence for £100,000 blackmail bid

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000

AN inquiry is underway after a drugs baron serving a 16-year prison sentence was able to launch a blackmail bid while still a serving prisoner.

Burnley man raises a mountain of money

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:19:12 +0000

A FATHER-of-three raised almost £6,000 for a children’s charity after completing the ‘experience of a lifetime’ climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.