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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:59:10 +0100

Last Build Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:59:10 +0100


Belly dancers to wow diners at Rawtenstall's new Turkish restaurant

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:03:29 +0100

BELLY dancers are set to wow diners as a new Turkish restaurant opens its doors.

Straight fight between Labour and Conservative in borough is difficult to call

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:01:18 +0100

NEXT month's elections for Rossendale Council are pretty well a straight fight between Labour and the Conservatives.

Council admit pensioner fined for dropping crumbs wasn't 'telling porkie pies'

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:02:35 +0100

A COUNCIL has admitted officers who fined a pensioner for dropping pork pie crumbs were 'over-zealous.'

Printmaking workshop will be held at Whitaker art gallery

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:02:07 +0100

A PRINTMAKING workshop will be held in an art gallery next month.

CCTV appeal after woman attacked walking home

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:46:09 +0100

POLICE have released footage of two men they would like to speak to following a 'cowardly' attack on a woman.

COLD CASE: Did cross-dressing bus conductor really commit murder?

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:01:46 +0100

SEVENTY years ago Rawtenstall witnessed its first recorded murder.

Two teachers suspended at Haslingden High School following 'allegations of affair'

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:06:03 +0100

TWO members of staff at a high school have been suspended

Pensioner fined for dropping pie crumbs

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:07:29 +0100

A PENSIONER has been hit with a litter fine for dropping crumbs from a pork pie.

Printmakers exhibition coming to Rawtenstall's museum

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:01:57 +0100

A PRINTMAKER will be hosting a three-month art exhibition later this month.

INQUEST: Adored dad-of-4 took his own life

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 05:04:46 +0100

A FATHER-OF-FOUR hanged himself in a derelict barn, an inquest heard.

Witnesses asked to come forward after a man and child were injured following a double car crash

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:51:02 +0100

WITNESSES have been asked to come forward following a crash last month.

Father-of-two from Accrington has order extended after knife attack on man in Rawtenstall

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 12:01:36 +0100

A FATHER-OF-TWO has had his rehabilitation order extended for attacking a man with a knife.

REVEALED: Bid to demolish 'eyesore' former disabled centre for houses

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0100

AN ‘eyesore’ building which is said to have become a target for vandals could be demolished under new plans.

Temporary lights reducing traffic to a crawling pace warning for town centre

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 04:01:25 +0100

CONCERNS over temporary traffic lights affecting a town centre have been raised after a councillor was forced to turn away after waiting an hour in traffic.

Driver who was warned not to drive crashes into bus stop

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:34:10 +0100

A MOTORIST who was warned not to drive crashed into an occupied bus shelter.

Revised town centre scheme is now back on track

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:00:03 +0100

A CONTROVERSIAL multi-million pound town centre redevelopment is back on track after a new round of consultations led to changes in the scheme.

Man and child taken to hospital after Rawtenstall crash

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:27:03 +0100

A 31-year-old man and a seven-year-old boy have been taken to hospital after a two-car crash.

'Dad sexually abused me... but I still think he's a good father'

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 05:00:02 +0000

A WOMAN who was sexually abused by her father as a child and adult has described him as a ‘good dad’.

Place of worship for Muslims could expand under new plans

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:02:27 +0000

A PLACE of worship for Muslims could expand under new plans.

JAILED: Trio of armed robbers jailed for more than 60 years

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:10:11 +0000

A TRIO of armed robbers who raided a jewellers in Rawtenstall have been jailed for more than 60 years.

Pothole strands mum and three-week-old baby stranded on busy dual carriageway

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 05:03:57 +0000

A MUM is calling for the council to take action over potholes after she was left stranded on a busy dual carriageway junction with her three-week-old son.

Man jailed for life for murdering Leanne Collopy in 'frenzied attack'

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:11:03 +0000

A MAN who committed a 'frenzied attack' on a mum-of two has been given a life sentence.

East Lancashire model takes to catwalk at Milan Fashion Week

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 12:01:40 +0000

A RISING star of the modelling world has just returned from the catwalks of one of the world’s fashion capitals.

‘Ambitious’ plan for wedding venue at former supermarket site

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:04:03 +0000

‘AMBITIOUS’ plans have been lodged to open a luxury wedding venue which could cater for up to 1,000 guests and create 60 jobs. 

£5.4million town centre redevelopment is in 'turmoil'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:02:32 +0000

A MULTI-MILLION pound redevelopment of a town centre is in 'turmoil'.

Teens robbed man with samurai swords and threatened to chop his head off

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:03:27 +0000

A TEENAGER has been sent to custody for his role in a robbery which saw a man threatened with a samurai sword and told he would have his head chopped off if he went to the police.

Crews called out to fire in salon building

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:48:04 +0000

FOUR fire engines were called out to a fire in the basement of a salon.

Rashid Khan jailed for six and a half years for Accrington shooting

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:49:06 +0000

A MAN has been jailed for six and a half years for shooting through a window of a house in an act suspected of being connected to a family feud.

Famous voice of Rawtenstall’s Jane Horrocks in new kids' TV show

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 00:02:18 +0000

THE adventures of a beret-clad dog and his faithful sidekick will be brought to life by famous voices — including Rawtenstall’s Jane Horrocks.

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.

Oven fire at home in Rawtenstall

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:13:32 +0000

AN oven fire at a home near a main road was dealt with by fire crews.

£3million of investment ready to 'make East Lancs buses better'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:00 +0000

TWO bus operators have joined forces to help bring multi-million pounds worth of investment to East Lancashire.

Plans to build new semi-detached bungalows could be approved

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:03:03 +0000

PLANS to build a pair of semi-detached bungalows will be discussed by councillors tonight.

Man warned he faces prison for 'knife attack'

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:00:00 +0000

A MAN has been warned he is ‘almost inevitably’ going to prison after admitting to attacking a man with a weapon.

Praise for multi-million pound vision of Rawtenstall's future

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 06:04:51 +0000

THE future vision for a town centre has been praised by the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce.

CCTV appeal following card theft

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:31:24 +0000

POLICE have released CCTV images of two people they would like to speak to following a bank card theft.

45 bags of rubbish collected during town centre clean up

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:01:44 +0000

A VOLUNTARY group hosted its annual end of year town centre clean up.

Rawtenstall market plans given go-ahead

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:02:54 +0000

ROSSENDALE Council has agreed to hold an open competition to find a private investor to redevelop Rawtenstall Market.

Hotel, spa and cinema plan for ‘exciting’ £5.4m town centre revamp

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 07:00:00 +0000

THE next phase of a multi-million pound redevelopment of a town centre is underway.

How mum will spend Christmas Day - exactly 1 year after baby's death

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:00:00 +0000

A MOTHER whose premature son tragically died last Christmas Day is hoping to provide some festive support for parents with babies on the neonatal intensive care unit.

Former pupil helps spread anti-bullying message at school

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:02:15 +0000

SCHOOL pupils have been visited by a casting and modelling agent as part of a campaign to spread the anti-bullying message.

Winter wonderland to be opened by Paralympics medallist

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:02:51 +0000

A PARALYMPICS medal winner will be opening a winter wonderland special will be held in a town centre this weekend.

Private investor sought for historic market redevelopment

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:06:56 +0000

A COUNCIL is proposing to redevelop a century old town market.

Man ordered to repair collapsed house or demolish it

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0000

A MAN has been ordered to repair part of a collapsed house or demolish it.

Tracey's mission to help greyhound Seb

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:30:00 +0000

A FREELANCE group exercise instructor will complete a half-marathon on a treadmill to raise funds for surgery on a rescue dog that has been badly abused by his previous owner.

Mr England contestant gets new acting role

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:00:00 +0000

A BAR owner and former Mr England contestant has landed a role in a Channel Four television series as he looks to take the next step to his acting dream.

Winter Wonderland gets the Frozen treatment

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:01:47 +0000

A TOWN'S Wonderland will get the Frozen treatment this Christmas.

Priest set to carry out 50th and final festive fayre

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000

A PARISH priest is set to carry out his 50th and final Christmas Fayre before his retirement.

Former soldier who was imprisoned in India acquitted of illegal and unlicensed weapon charges

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:03:00 +0000

A MAN who was sentenced to five years imprisonment in India has been acquitted and will be expected to home in time for Christmas.