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Published: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:14:31 +0000

Last Build Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:14:31 +0000


How veterans’ charity helped suicidal soldier turn his life around

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 05:02:35 +0000

IT IS four years since Fusilier Andy Greaves left the army and at first he was struggling, but thanks to support from a veterans’ charity he has turned his life around.

Former pub landlord and keen golfer dies aged 77

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:03:27 +0000

A FORMER publican has died at the age of 77.

Deputy head teacher accused of sexually abusing pupils denies pushing groin against girls

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:06:27 +0000

A FORMER deputy head teacher said ‘he had no favourites’ as he denied claims he sexually abused pupils, a jury was told.

Deputy head teacher accused of sex abuse ‘sat pupils on his knee’

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:05:28 +0000

A FORMER deputy head teacher allegedly pressed himself up against pupils as they cleaned the blackboard, a jury has been told.

Deputy headteacher ‘sexually abused’ 25 schoolgirls

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:10:00 +0000

A FORMER deputy headteacher allegedly sexually abused 25 girls and rubbed dog mess on the nose of a boy, a jury has been told.

'Fabulous' festive plans for townships across Hyndburn

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:02:24 +0000

DETAILS have been announced of festive light switch-ons which are set to take place across Hyndburn.

Senior police officer has criticised a prison sentence given to a prolific thief as 'no deterrent' and an 'inappropriate punishment'

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A SENIOR police officer has criticised a prolific thief's jail sentence as ‘no deterrent’ and an ‘inappropriate punishment’.

Builder paid upfront to build a conservatory said he could not do the work because he dog was ill

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A BUILDER who was paid in advance to put up a conservatory didn't even start the job, a court heard.

Dentist thanks community for support after £1,000 damage

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:01:04 +0100

A DENTIST has thanked the community for its support after his business was targeted by vandals.

WATCH: The moment brazen thieves stole a 4x4 vehicle from outside the home of a pensioner recovering from a stroke

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

THIS is the moment brazen thieves stole the 'pride of joy' of a pensioner recovering from a stroke.

Road left ‘mutilated’ at development site

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:24:14 +0100

A COMPLAINT has been made over a ‘mutilated’ road caused by a controversial development at a former care home site.

'This is not fair on people living nearby,' - Empty property owner fined and given anti-social remedial order

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 12:27:20 +0100

THE owner of a derelict property has been fined and told to clean up the house after failing to carry out repairs.

Daredevil teen plans parachute jump in memory of friend who died

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:01:15 +0100

A DAREDEVIL schoolgirl is planning to jump out of a plane to raise money in memory of a friend who died.

New plans needed after 'disappointing' meeting on park removal

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

COUNCILLORS were left ‘disappointed’ by the turnout at a public meeting looking into restoring a play park removed without warning.

'Furious' residents hit back after play park removed without warning

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

'UPSET' residents have hit back after a children’s play park was removed without warning.

Calls to ‘give love’ to play area in need

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0100

CALLS have been made for funds to be made available for a ‘dilapidated’ play park in Baxenden.

Fencing joy in bid to stop travellers

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0100

NEW fencing is set to be installed at a popular playing fields to deter unwanted guests pitching up.

Anger as traveller refuse to move from Baxenden Recreational Ground

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:00:00 +0100

TRAVELLERS have refused to move from a recreation ground almost two weeks after they parked up.

Former deputy headteacher will appear in court charged with 46 cases of historical sex offences and child cruelty

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:44:32 +0100

A FORMER deputy headteacher will appear in court charged with 46 cases of historical sex offences and child cruelty.

Student selected to help more girls into sport

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A NETBALL player is set to inspire more girls to get into sport after being made an ambassador for Sport England.

UPDATED: Notice issued to 'nuisance' caravans on recreational field

Fri, 12 May 2017 12:16:52 +0100

A NOTICE has been issued to travellers who have moved onto a site in Baxenden.

Golden gift to charity as part of 50th wedding celebration

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A COUPLE have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a golden gift to a cancer charity to say thank you for all its help.

Former deputy headteacher accused of sexually assaulting 13 girls at primary school

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:20:00 +0000

A FORMER primary school deputy headteacher has been charged with sexually assaulting 13 former pupils.

'It's an eyesore' - car repairs boss fined over 'scrapyard'

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:30:00 +0000

FURTHER action has been called for by residents after the owner of an illegally-run scrapyard, which had been branded an 'eyesore', was fined.

Family plead with missing man to get in contact as they start to fear the worst

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0000

THE family of a man who has been missing for six weeks have issued an emotional plea for him to get in contact and put them out of their misery.

Single punch on former friend in pub toilet costs man £900

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:54:35 +0100

A SINGLE punch attack on a former friend proved costly for a 38-year-old Baxenden man.

Family-of-five treated for smoke inhalation after late-night chip pan fire

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0100

FIRE crews were called to a house in the early hours of this morning after a chip pan ignited.

TRAVELLER SITE: East Lancs residents voice anger at new proposals

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:00:00 +0100

RESIDENTS in Rising Bridge have joined forces to oppose plans to house a permanent Traveller site in the village.

Building firm set to close down after hitting financial difficulties

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:52:58 +0100

A BUILDING firm based in Baxenden is set to close down after hitting financial difficulties.

Disused allotment land turned into community food garden

Sun, 21 Jun 2015 14:27:09 +0100

DISUSED land at an allotment in Baxenden is being turned into a community food growing site for youngsters and residents to enjoy.

Holland's Pies to give homeless free festive treat

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:54:52 +0000

BAXENDEN-BASED Holland’s Pies is to give hungry homeless people a free festive treat.

Baxenden parents warned over bad school parking habits

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:16:15 +0000

PARENTS with children at Baxenden Church of England School have been warned about their parking habits.

Pair sought after Baxenden man injures his spine in fall

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:57:27 +0100

A DOG walker is thought to have fractured his spine when he was pushed down an embankment.

Baxenden bins full of rubbish must rot for 27 days

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:54:28 +0100

BINS filled with rubbish are being left to rot in the hot summer sun for almost a month because the council said it can’t afford to collect them, a councillor has claimed.

Baxenden grandma saved from house fire

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:20:00 +0100

A GRANDMOTHER was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a kitchen fire at her Baxenden home.

Baxenden woman’s racist tirade

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:34:47 +0100

A 21-year-old woman launched a racially-motivated attack on a car belonging to a takeaway delivery driver.

Baxenden foundation founder honoured after years of community work

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:22:50 +0100

A PROSPECTS Foundation volunteer has been honoured after years of community work.

Car found buried in Baxenden house wall

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:36:59 +0100

Police called to an incident in Baxenden found a car buried in the wall of a house.

Baxenden families evacuated after backyards collapse

Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:40:00 +0000

FAMILIES in Baxenden were evacuated when a coal mine tunnel beneath their backyards collapsed.

Nursery bid for Baxenden Methodist Church

Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:10:00 +0000

A FORMER church is set to become a nursery school.

Brave terrier saves Baxenden family from blaze

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:01:02 +0000

A FAMILY were saved from a house fire in the early hours of the morning – by their dog.

Family flee from Baxenden home after boiler fire

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 08:47:17 +0000

A FAMILY escaped from their home in the middle of the night when a blaze broke out in the bathroom.

Abandoned Baxenden dog with 'horrific' wound put down

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:30:00 +0000

AN ABANDONED dog found roaming alone in Baxenden, with a ‘horrific’ leg injury and fur matted with faeces, had to be put down.

Vandals strike to wreck festive Baxenden tree

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000

BAXENDEN’S Christmas tree has been damaged by vandals.

MP: 'Haslingden and Baxenden cricket clubs under threat'

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:13:40 +0000

SPORTS clubs in Hyndburn and Haslingden are under threat, according to an East Lancashire MP.

Mayor opens Baxenden media room

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:32:46 +0000

THE mayor and mayoress of Hyndburn have opened Baxenden Church of England School’s new media room.

Classic rockers to play in Baxenden tomorrow

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 07:30:00 +0000

CLASSIC rockers Rawkuss will perform at The Bay Horse pub in Manchester Road, Baxenden, tomorrow night.

Smoke alarm stopped pan fire in Baxenden

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:17:18 +0100

A SMOKE alarm prevented a pan fire getting out of hand at a home in Baxenden.

Baxenden residents celebrate as scrapyard goes for housing estate

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:14:51 +0100

RESIDENTS on a Baxenden street said they were ‘cracking open the Champagne’ after plans to build homes on the site of a scrap yard were given the go-ahead.

Evening stroll in Baxenden

Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:25:50 +0100

PEOPLE are being invited to take part in a series of evening walks as part of the ‘Stepping Out’ project.