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Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:32:46 +0000

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:32:46 +0000


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.

Calls to solve traffic problems as part of 'last chance' to connect area

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 08:00:00 +0100

CALLS have been made for traffic problems to be addressed as part of proposals to build new homes at a former mill site.

Man led to safety after bin fire

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:03:07 +0100

AN elderly man was led to safety after a bin caught fire at his house.

Owners of rundown house on 'East Lancashire's worst street' is found guilty

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A COMPANY has been ordered to pay over £1,900 after failing to make improvements to an eyesore property in what has been dubbed ‘East Lancashire’s worst street’.

Green light for 50 new homes at former mill

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:01:18 +0100

PLANS to build 42 houses and eight apartments at a derelict former mill site in Rishton have been given to go-ahead.

Community group call for help to fund Christmas events after 'disappointing' support

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:01:08 +0100

A COMMUNITY group in Rishton has called for more people to support them after a disappointing turnout to its latest event.

Man appears in court over robbery at Rishton Mini Market

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:39:00 +0100

A 31-year-old man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with robbery at Rishton Mini Market.

Armed police swoop as four are arrested over knife-point robbery

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:58:20 +0100

ARMED police have arrested two men in connection with a knife-robbery at a convenience store.

Traffic chaos in town could continue until next week

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:57:25 +0100

A TOWN hit by traffic chaos has been warned it is likely to last until next week.

Road closed as burst water main threatens weeks of traffic disruption

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:16:12 +0100

A burst water main has brought traffic disruption in Rishton that could last several weeks.

Man to stand trial over biting incident

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:01:00 +0100

A 24-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged in connection with an incident when a woman allegedly had a chunk bitten out of her arm.

Reservoir partially emptied as £200,000 'essential repair work' carried out due to vandals

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:01:45 +0100

A RESERVOIR has been partially emptied to allow for £200,000 worth of repairs due to damage caused by vandals.

UPDATED: VIDEO/PICTURES: Masked thieves armed with a knife rob Rishton convenience store

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:50:00 +0100

THIS is the dramatic moment when masked armed robbers fled after raiding a Rishton convenience store this morning.

Cemetery work set to be finalised by 'October or November'

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0100

WORK on a new cemetery site in Rishton is set to be completed by the end of year.

Medical practice branded 'inadequate' by health watchdog last year now rated 'good'

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 08:01:13 +0100

A MEDICAL practice branded ‘inadequate’ by a health watchdog last year has shaken off its failing status.

Sisters rescued by police in human trafficking probe

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:06:27 +0100

TWO sisters have been rescued by police investigating alleged human trafficking.

Special pet service offers owners paws for thought

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:04:10 +0100

CREATURES big and small were the centre of attention as a church held its second pet blessing ceremony.

Registered blind photographer receives award

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:32:55 +0100

A PHOTOGRAPHER registered blind has received an award for his hard work in overcoming difficulties.

East Lancashire library re-opening timetable revealed

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:00:31 +0100

THE re-opening of Lancashire libraries shut or earmarked for closure by the previous Labour county council leadership will start in November.

'Fantastic' curry night raises more than £1,000 for East Lancashire Hospice

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:00:14 +0100

A CHARITY night at an Indian restaurant has raised more than £1,000.

Man with 'history of violence' sought after by police

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:11:19 +0100

A 'VIOLENT' man is on the run, police said.

Derelict former mill site could receive new lease of life under new plans to build 50 homes

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:00:09 +0100

A DERELICT former mill site could soon receive a new lease of life under new plans to build 50 homes.

Councillor praises success of annual Rishton festival

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

COUNCILLORS have praised the success of this years Rishton Festival.

Charity installs eight funded defibrillator

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:01:22 +0100

A CHARITY set up in memory of a popular Hyndburn sportsman has installed its eight defibrillator in the area.

Curry night raises more than £200 for terrorist attack victims

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0100

A CURRY restaurant has raised more than £200 in memory of victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester.

Boy, 11, airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being attacked by dog

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:56:13 +0100

AN 11-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being bitten by a dog.

Curry house to hold night to remember terror victims

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:29:21 +0100

A CHARITY curry and prayer night is taking place to raise money for the victims of the terror attacks in Manchester and London.

Sex offender is warned about contact with girls

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0100

A CONVICTED sex offender caught sending social media messages to two under-age girls has been warned he could be facing significant jail sentences in future.

'Inadequate' Norden to change name and take on executive principal

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:00 +0100

AN executive principal has been appointed to an 'inadequate' school which has announced it will change its name.

Chopping board left on hob causes fire

Mon, 08 May 2017 19:54:28 +0100

A KITCHEN fire broke out at a house in Rishton.

Fire crews tackle blaze at former paper mill site

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:51:14 +0100

FIREFIGHTERS were called after youths set fire to some tyres next to the derelict Rishton papermill. 

Headteacher of 'inadequate' school resigns after five years in charge

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:50:00 +0100

A HEADTEACHER of an ‘inadequate’ secondary school that is set to become an academy has resigned.

Balti house aims to help more people

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:00:00 +0100

A CURRY house is looking to build on a successful first event to aid those in need and help even more people.

Knitted chickens gives hospice an Easter boost

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Pizza box fire at house

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:35:40 +0000

FIREFIGHTERS attended a house fire in Rishton after a pizza box was inadvertently left in the oven.

Inadequate school to join trust in September

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000

NORDEN High School and Sports College has announced it will officially join the United Learning multi-academy trust.

Curry house in Rishton to open doors to needy

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:00 +0000

A CURRY house is starting a new scheme to ‘give something back to the community’ and help feed those in need.

New play facilities unlikely to come

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:00:00 +0000

NEW playground equipment is unlikely to be brought into Rishton due to cost according to councillors for the area.