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Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:48:13 +0100

Last Build Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:48:13 +0100


Sailing taster sessions sets sail for East Lancashire

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:01:32 +0100

SAILING clubs across the county have invited people to 'get active' out of water.

Objections to bid to extend opening hours at Rishton Arms pub

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 05:06:09 +0100

FAMILIES are fighting plans to extend the opening hours at a pub.

7-page claims form asks drivers to 'sketch and photograph' potholes

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:05:01 +0100

A PENSIONER has expressed his despair at the red tape involved in claiming compensation for pothole damage to his car.

WATCH: Blackburn band inspired by The Smiths aim for music stardom

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 05:08:32 +0100

A PROMISING East Lancashire band is aiming for a 'massive' victory in a competition to help them take the music industry by storm.

Man wielding meat cleaver spared jail for drunkenly threatening couple

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 05:04:34 +0100

A 21-YEAR-OLD wielding a meat cleaver escaped jail after threatening to drunkenly threatening to 'chop up' a couple and scaring their four children.

£100m Frontier Park on track as steelwork starts to rise

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 05:04:41 +0100

WORK on a £100million business and industrial park near a motorway junction is well under way with steelwork for the first giant warehouse starting to rise from the 60-acre site.

Rishton police crackdown on nuisance off road bikes

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:02:24 +0100

POLICE will be cracking down on off road motorbikes.

'One in a billion' 36-year-old from Rishton dies after cancer battle

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:03:55 +0000

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 'one in a billion' 36-year-old after he lost his battle with a rare form of cancer.

Firm guilty of not improving eyesore home in one of ‘East Lancashire’s worst streets’

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:40:13 +0000

A COMPANY has been found guilty a second time of failing to improve an eyesore home in one of ‘East Lancashire’s worst streets’.

Woodland cemetery cherry tree planting

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:01:25 +0000

A FLOWERING cherry tree has been planted in a new cemetery offering borough residents a ‘woodland’ burial for the first time.

Iceland plans for new Food Warehouse

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:41:05 +0000

A BIG-NAME frozen food store could be coming to a retail park on the border of Blackburn and Hyndburn.

Firefighters tackle bedroom blaze in Rishton

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 08:11:02 +0000

FIREFIGHTERS attended a blaze which broke out in a bedroom.

Susan Shaw hit and run killer Damian Raeburn jailed for eight years

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:46:04 +0000

A DRIVER who killed a mum-of-two in a hit and run after a police pursuit on Boxing Day has been jailed for eight years.

New £128k fish bypass opens to bring salmon back to River Hyndburn

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:41:06 +0000

A NEW fish bypass has been opened in a £128,000 project to bring wildlife back to a local river.

Jail for burglar threatened to throw rocks and TV aerial at the police

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:01:26 +0000

A burglar who threatened to throw rocks and a TV aerial at police officers after he had been cornered on a roof has been jailed.

Rishton regeneration project improving 'one of area's worst streets'

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:03:55 +0000

A CANALSIDE site has been chosen for a regeneration scheme which will see refurbishments to ‘one of the worst streets in the area’, as well as 125 new homes.

Susan Shaw's mum: 'We've been given a life sentence' following her death

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:49:05 +0000

THE family of a mother-of-two, who died on Boxing Day last year when she was knocked down outside her home, said they have been given 'a life sentence' following her death.

GUILTY: Damian Raeburn faces jail for Susan Shaw road smash death

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:42:15 +0000

A MAN has been warned he faces a ‘very substantial period of imprisonment’ after admitting to causing the death of a mother-of-two by dangerous driving.

Traffic at 'standstill' after crash involving lorry and car on M65

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:53:08 +0000

TRAFFIC is at a 'standstill' after a car and lorry collided on the M65 this morning.

200 people turn out for funeral of mum killed in Boxing Day hit-and-run

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:30:30 +0000

A TOWN turned out to celebrate the life of a woman killed in a hit-and-run incident on Boxing Day.

Puppies dumped in 'awful state' near canal

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 17:23:06 +0000

Six puppies were found dumped near a canal in an 'awful state'. 

Mourners invited to wear bling and sparkle to funeral of much-loved mum of 2

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:16:10 +0000

A POLICE escort will accompany the family for the funeral of a much-loved mum of two from Rishton.

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.

Calls to help Rishton residents battling 'persistent' flooding issues

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:03:03 +0000

ELDERLY residents are having to battle with persistent flooding when heavy rainfall occurs.

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.

Takeaway cooks up a storm with HUGE fast food platter

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:25:11 +0000

IT LOOKS like a feast fit for a king, but a Rishton takeaway’s latest offering is something to bring families together.

Rishton roads could be connected after 40-year campaign

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:08:43 +0000

A 40-YEAR quest to join up two roads to prevent congestion and traffic problems could be about to end.

Four car crash causes delays on M65 near Accrington

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:53:24 +0000

A FOUR car crash on the M65 caused delays for motorists.

Appeal for Rishton Festival volunteers after poor attendance at previous meeting

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:04:29 +0000

CALLS are being made for volunteers to attend the first Rishton Festival meeting of the year after poor attendance last time out.

Motorist robbed at knife point

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:06:14 +0000

A MOTORIST has been robbed at knife point.

'Growing plague' of potholes leaving roads 'unusable' and dangerous

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 05:09:21 +0000

A 'GROWING plague' of potholes across East Lancashire is forcing people to avoid driving on certain roads, councillors have warned.

A tonne of household waste 'deliberately' set on fire in a woodland

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:30:04 +0000

A TONNE of household waste was 'deliberately' set on fire in a woodland last night.

Man, 31, charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 21:13:15 +0000

A MAN has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a mum-of-two died in a hit-and-run during a police pursuit.

Man arrested over Boxing Day hit-and-run in Rishton

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 20:06:21 +0000

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with the death of a mother-of-two in a hit-and-run during a police pursuit.

APPEAL: Man wanted over Boxing Day hit-and-run which killed mum-of-2 in Rishton

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:35:34 +0000

DETECTIVES have released a photograph of a man wanted in connection with a Boxing Day hit-and-run which killed a mother-of-two

UPDATE: Woman, 47, dies in hit and run chase smash

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 18:56:43 +0000

A WOMAN has died in a hit and run after being knocked down by a car being chased by police.

PICTURES: Schoolchildren visited by reindeer

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:01:46 +0000

A REINDEER visited schoolchildren to hear their Christmas wishes.

Investigation launched after theft of almost 100 aluminium panels

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:02:42 +0000

AN investigation has been launched by police after the theft of a large number of aluminium panels.

A police officer narrowly avoided being hit by a car which was driven straight at him

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A POLICE officer narrowly avoided being hit by a car which was driven straight at him.

'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'.

Father who grew £13k of cannabis and then blamed girlfriend given suspended sentence

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 05:08:15 +0000

A FORMER HGV driver who grew £13,000 of cannabis has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Man, believed to be solicitor, questioned over perverting the course of justice allegation

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A MAN has been questioned by police over an allegation he perverted the course of justice.

Magic moments as town falls under Harry’s spell

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0000

THERE were plenty of magical moments when Harry Potter and friends took over an East Lancashire town.

Residents object to 'ludicrous' house plan at former mill site

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:05:52 +0100

CONCERNS have been raised about overcrowding and traffic congestion after 'extremely disturbing' plans were submitted to build 43 homes at an old mill site.

Pre-school criticised for not supporting some children to 'manage their feelings and emotions'

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:02:24 +0100

A PRE-SCHOOL has been criticised for not supporting some children to manage their feelings and emotions.

FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2017: Vote for the best curry house in East Lancs

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:02:00 +0100

LANCASHIRE Telegraph readers have picked their best curry houses in East Lancashire for our food awards shortlist.

LT FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2017: Tell us your favourite curry house in East Lancashire?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:27:10 +0100

IT’S that time of the week again when the Lancashire Telegraph asks their readers to tell us about their favourite places to eat and drink for our Food and Drink Awards 2017.

Rehomed pony relishing new life after ordeal

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0100

A PONY whose owner was prosecuted and banned from keeping horses has left her difficult past behind her after being rehomed.

Dad speaks of his horror as car ploughs into 10-day-old baby's pram

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:20:00 +0100

A 10-DAY-OLD baby was inches from death after a car hit a pram on a pelican crossing.

Pram carrying 10-day-old baby hit by car on pelican crossing

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:08:24 +0100

A PRAM carrying a baby was hit by a car.