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Published: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:51:06 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:51:06 +0000


Man jailed for persistently pestering his 70-year-old mum for cash

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A 70-YEAR-OLD mum who was constantly harassed by her drug addict son told police she felt her life was no longer her own.

Man threatened workman with a knife after he refused to 'buy his girlfriend'

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A MAN who threatened a workman with a knife after he refused to 'buy his girlfriend' kicked off in the dock when he was sentenced to six months in prison.

'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'.

Waterfoot shoe company has transformed itself into a successful online business selling directly to customers all over the world

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0000

A ROSSENDALE shoe company has transformed itself into a successful online business selling directly to customers all over the world.

East Lancashire hit by floods after heavy rain and high winds

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:57:11 +0100

FIRECREWS were tonight called out to several incidents of flooding as heavy rain lashed East Lancashire.

Rossendale's first ever film festival launches this month

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:02:30 +0100

THE first ever Rossendale Film Festival will take place this month.

A theatre group will retell an infamous true crime story.

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:09:05 +0100

A THEATRE group will retell an infamous true crime story.

Charity which helps people with learning disabilities live more independently branded 'inadequate' by CQC

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 05:05:45 +0100

A CHARITY which helps people with learning disabilities to live more independently has been branded 'inadequate' by a health watchdog.

Nephew of headteacher who 'was a big part of the community' set to tackle mammoth charity challenge in her memory

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0100

THE memory of a inspirational teacher is to be honoured by her nephew as he embarks on a charity challenge.

Demolition work to start within 48 hours after building is gutted by fire

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:20:14 +0100

WORK to demolish a house gutted by fire in the early hours of yesterday morning is set to start within the 48 hours.

Building fire leaves wall unsafe

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 09:48:43 +0100

THE back wall of a Rossendale house gutted by fire in the early hours of this morning may have to be demolished.

Carer of former Calderstones patient caught breach Sexual Offences Prevention Order by having internet enabled phone

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:44:00 +0100

A CARER for a 25-year-old man who was subject to a sexual offences prevention order spotted pictures of naked young girls on his phone.

Man turned up at his elderly mum's house banging on her window despite being subject to a non-molestation order

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A 37-YEAR-OLD man turned up at his elderly mum's house banging on her window despite being subject to a non-molestation order.

Accommodation plan for old school site

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A FORMER school could be turned into supported living accommodation for vulnerable adults.

Demolition plan ‘to save lives’ - developer

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000

A FORMER retail showroom and warehouse could be demolished over fears youngsters breaking into the site could lose their life by having an accident.

Man charged with attempted robbery

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:13:34 +0000

A  MAN has been arrested and charged over a botched robbery attempt when he allegedly threatened a ten-year-old boy with a knife.

Man arrested after attempted robbery

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:44:27 +0000

A man has been arrested after an attempted robbery in Waterfoot

Road closed due to 'unsafe' tree

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:18:43 +0000

A SECTION of road has been closed in Rossendale this evening due to an unsafe tree. 

Police release new picture of man who has been missing for a month

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:44:01 +0100

POLICE have released a new image in our search for a man who has been missing from home for almost a month.

Firefighters tackling major fire at flats in Waterfoot

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:21:31 +0100

FIREFIGHTERS are dealing with a major blaze at flats in Waterfoot.

VIDEO: Fun Waterfoot weekend event to mark completion of popular venue’s renovation

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:41:49 +0100

THE annual puppet festival at the Boo in Waterfoot this weekend will showcase the new-look venue which re-opens after a four-month refit.

Rossendale mill targeted by arsonists again

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:46:22 +0100

A NOTORIOUS Rossendale mill has been targeted by arsonists again.

Village bakery put up for sale

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:08:24 +0100

A POPULAR Rossendale village bakery has gone on sale.

Grieving couple strive to bring cash in to help parents spend time mourning their babies

Thu, 28 May 2015 15:13:51 +0100

A GRIEVING couple are using the death of their premature daughter to help comfort other parents coming to terms with the death of their children.

Teenagers arrested after being chased through fields by police

Thu, 21 May 2015 10:01:43 +0100

TWO teenagers have been detained by police after a foot chase through a number of Rossendale fields.

Local young actor set to make debut on West End stage

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 14:19:47 +0100

A YOUNG actor is set to make his debut on a West End stage.

Controversial housing development officially opened

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:59:25 +0100

A CONTROVERSIAL housing development in Waterfoot has been officially opened by nine-year-old Emily Coong.

Former primary school could be converted into 28 new homes

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:00 +0000

A FORMER primary school could be converted in to 28 new homes in Rossendale.

Man jailed after burglary probe nets stolen dumper trucks

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:57:47 +0000

AN investigation into suspected burglaries uncovered two stolen dumper trucks worth just under £20,000, a court heard.

Rossendale theatre lodges plan to upgrade

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:54:44 +0000

THEATRE bosses in Rossendale are hoping to make a popular venue 'more versatile' for the community with a £200,000 makeover.

Rossendale pupils find crafty way to honour WW1 centenary

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:52:27 +0100

FABRIC poppies handmade by children to commemorate the centenary of the First World War have been flying off the shelves.

Rossendale company lands big schools deal

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:32:36 +0100

ROSSENDALE construction firm B and E Boys has landed a lucrative contract to help expand a host of schools in Stockport.

Man hurt in serious Rossendale two-car smash

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0100

AN ELDERLY man has suffered a suspected fractured hip in a serious crash this morning in Lumb.

Festival praised by parliament hopeful Will Straw

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:00:47 +0100

SOME of the best local musical talent was showcased at The Fest in Edgeside Park.

Action urged over parking at Waterfoot school

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:40:00 +0100

ROSSENDALE's MP and a ward councillor are calling for urgent action to ease chaotic traffic outside a school before a child is injured.

Waterfoot Christian youth club to train a 'bouncer'

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:00:00 +0100

A YOUTH club run by a Christian charity is to train a bouncer to deal with the growing number of ‘fights and skirmishes’.

Relief as donations save threatened Waterfoot youth club

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:55:25 +0100

A YOUTH club under threat of closure if it could not raise the cash to pay the lease on its building has been saved.

Waterfoot puppet festival pulls all the right strings

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:31:00 +0100

The Puppet Festival at the Boo Theatre in Waterfoot was a big success.

Moorland march protest in bid to halt giant turbines

Tue, 27 May 2014 13:55:48 +0100

DOZENS of protesters from two communities took part in a moorland march to fight proposals to install 12 giant turbines between Waterfoot and the outskirts of Rochdale.

Waterfoot youth club's rent money woes

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:20:00 +0100

A WATERFOOT youth club could have to leave its base because it can no longer afford the rent.

Protesters to walk cobbled way to prevent development in Waterfoot

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:40:04 +0100

HUNDREDS of protesters are going to walk, cycle and ride on horseback across the length of a 19th Century cobbled route from Waterfoot to Rochdale in a bid to protect it from developers.

Waterfoot centenarian 'doesn't feel a day over 70'

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:55:13 +0100

EDNA Harrison was surprised’ to be celebrating her 100th birthday after surviving two world wars and a string of serious illnesses as a child.

Hospital comedies to be performed in Waterfoot this week

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0100

THREE one-act comedies set in a hospital ward are being staged in Waterfoot all this week.

Waterfoot puppet festival in appeal

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:23:13 +0000

A POPULAR puppet festival is appealing for donations after it has been hit by arts funding cuts.

Campaigners’ appeal to turbine developers to save cobbled road in Rossendale

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:52:00 +0000

CAMPAIGNERS have pleaded with windfarm developers not to destroy a much-loved cobbled road in Rossendale.

Apartments plan at Waterfoot school backed

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:55:59 +0000

PROPOSALS to convert a century-old former school into apartments have been welcomed.

East Lancashire benefits cheat claimed £7k while working as courier

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000

A BENEFITS cheat got about £7,000 from the public purse while earning up to £1,400 a month as a courier, a court heard.

Road reopened after smash in Waterfoot

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:50:00 +0000

A COLLISION between a bus and a car saw delays in Waterfoot.

East Lancs man died from lethal cocktail

Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:36:12 +0000

A 36-YEAR-OLD man was found dead by his girlfriend in her home in Haslingden after he accidentally took a lethal cocktail of drink and drugs, an inquest heard.

'Dangerous' 112-year-old holes in Waterfoot to be repaired

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000

TWO gaping holes which appeared next to a road in Waterfoot are finally set to be repaired after 112 years.