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Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:37:50 +0000

Last Build Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:37:50 +0000


Northern Rail to introduce improved connections for East Lancashire rail commuters

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:17:41 +0000

NORTHERN Rail has improved connections for rail commuters on lines between East Lancashire and Preston and Manchester.

Festive fundraiser launched by car firm

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:01:46 +0000

AN East Lancashire firm hoping to raise thousand for charity with its annual fundraising Christmas video has confirmed it has gone live.

Man assaulted by three youths in 'unprovoked attack'

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:40:00 +0000

THREE youths are sought after following the assault of a man, police said.

Magnificent Seven: East Lancashire's most influential people entered into Who's Who 2018 edition

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:04:06 +0000

SEVEN people from East Lancashire have been entered into the latest edition of Who’s Who.

Man stole spirits from pub after falling asleep in toilets

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:13:38 +0000

A 36-YEAR-OLD man had a lock in with a difference after falling asleep in the toilets of a Colne pub.

Worried residents call for cameras to be installed on road to stop traffic light jumpers

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000

RECKLESS drivers are putting lives at risk say residents calling for new cameras to be placed on a busy road.

Trio charged with murder over the death of Colne man Stephen Pye

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:41:58 +0000

THREE men have appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with the murder of Stephen Pye outside his Colne home in July.

PICTURES: Colne annual festive market ahead of town's Christmas lights switch-on

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 12:51:36 +0000

A TOWN came to light to mark the start of its Christmas shopping season.

Festive fun as East Lancashire firm's employees record charity Christmas song

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:20:00 +0000

FESTIVE cheer is to be brought to those in need thanks to employees of an East Lancashire firm who have cleared there throats for a Christmas song.

Baker who joined Oddies Bakery when beer cost just 25p a pint reaches 40 years service

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

WHEN Andy Howes knocked on the door at Oddie’s Bakery on Scotland Road in Nelson, the king of rock and roll Elvis Presley was top of the pops, a pint of beer cost 25p and England was celebrating the 1977 Queen’s Silver Jubilee.

A group set up to help patients and their carers has been branded a ‘lifeline’ by its members

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:05:34 +0000

A SUPPORT group set up to help patients and their carers as they battle illness has been branded a ‘lifeline’ by its members.

Group organise mental health awareness event in memory of their friend

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:00:00 +0000

FRIENDS of a man who committed suicide have organised an event to raise awareness around mental and emotional health in his memory.

Three men are set to be charged with murder after a man died after he was attacked outside his home in Colne

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

THREE men are set to be charged with murder after a man was attacked outside his home.

Chocolate thief left with bitter taste in his mouth

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:22:28 +0000

A THIEF who stole taps and chocolate was left with a bitter taste in his mouth after being made subject of a community order.

All aboard for model railway show

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:09:43 +0000

TRAIN enthusiasts from across East Lancashire experienced a ‘rock n rail’ show as part of a society’s annual exhibition.

Councillor: What's the future of our police stations?

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:56:00 +0000

COUNCILLORS are calling for police officials to ‘come clean’ about planned police station closures.

Pensioner taken to hospital after collision

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:08:25 +0000

AN elderly man was taken to hospital after coming into collision with car earlier this evening.

Woman denies stealing tens of thousands of pounds from her former employer

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:37:00 +0000

A WOMAN has appeared before a Judge and denied stealing tens of thousands of pounds from her former employer.

Winners from a now-defunct speech and drama competition are being urged to return their trophies to the organisers

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

WINNERS from a now-defunct speech and drama competition are being urged to return their trophies to the organisers.

Cricket club appeal to help clear debts

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A CRICKET club has slashed its crippling debt from £103,000 to £78,000 in just 18 months and is looking forward to a brighter future.

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’.

East Lancashire transport cash plea to Chancellor

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000

THE government has been told it must invest more in transport in Lancashire.

Graduates enjoy evening to remember as red carpet is rolled out for ceremony

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:22:48 +0000

GRADUATES celebrated their achievements alongside family and friends as the red carpet was rolled out for their graduation ceremony.

Woman in her 80s suffers head injury after being hit by car in Colne

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:27:19 +0000

A WOMAN in her 80s has been taken to hospital with a head injury after she was hit by a car.

Cash from sale of council land 'must be invested back into town'

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A BITTER new row has broken out over the redevelopment of two parcels of council-owned land.

'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'.

East Lancashire’s Got Flower Power

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:36:59 +0000

EAST Lancashire is celebrating a variety of horticultural success stories as part of a regional awards ceremony.

Century old ring stolen in burglary discovered by family returning from holiday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:17:55 +0000

A COLNE woman and her family returned from holiday to find their home had been ransacked.

Community leader calls on police to 'up their act' in policing anti social behaviour

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:00:00 +0000

A COUNCIL leader is warning police they need to ‘up their game’ when dealing with nuisance crime in a town.

Sort out East Lancashire Line minister is told by Pendle peer

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:37:49 +0000

A GOVERNMENT minister has been told to sort out the recurring problems of the East Lancashire Line with train operator Northern.

Investigation launched after transit van was deliberately set on fire

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:54:18 +0000

A CAR was deliberately set on fire last night.

Man denies stabbing supermarket manageress with 'dirty needle'

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 08:38:00 +0000

A MAN has denied stabbing the manageress of Colne Lidl in the arm with a ‘dirty’ needle.

Man denies rape and wounding charges

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:48:29 +0000

A MAN is set to stand trial over allegations of rape and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Public consultation to be held to decide future of leisure centre

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:03:00 +0000

A PUBLIC consultation will take place to decide the future of a leisure centre after it was set to be redeveloped.

Changing Rooms star Laurence Llewelyn Bowen hosts afternoon tea at new Boundary Mill tea rooms

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

FLAMBOYANT telly star Laurence Llewelyn Bowen has given his seal of approval to a new 1940s themed tea rooms.

Grandma who fought in court to win possession of her own rented property said she was devastated to discover the tenant had left it covered in animal faeces

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000

A LANDLORD who fought in court to win possession of her rented property was devastated to discover the tenant had left it covered in animal faeces.

Dancers compete in Strictly Come Dancing themed night

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 05:10:53 +0000

CHILDREN's dance teachers and parents partnered up for a strictly come dancing themed dance competition.

Mum jailed after passing out drunk as house was on fire with six-year-old daughter inside

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

A MUM has been jailed for endangering the life of her daughter after passing out drunk as her house was on fire for the second time.

Fireworks to light up Lancashire's skies this weekend

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:02:59 +0000

FIREWORKS are set to light up the skies this weekend as revellers gear up to celebrate bonfire night.

Deliberate fire

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 09:08:19 +0100

Caravan arson attack in car park

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 09:04:20 +0100

A CARAVAN was deliberately set on fire in a car park.

Photographic collection puts county in focus

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0100

STRIKING images of East Lancashire feature in a new collection of pictures by an accomplished photographer.

Man told his pregnant partner to get back the £50 deposit they had paid on a pram because he had no money for tobacco

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:14:00 +0100

A 22-YEAR-OLD man told his pregnant partner to get back the £50 deposit they had paid on a pram because he had no money for tobacco.

Together Housing Group is upgrading its East Lancashire offices

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:00:00 +0100

TOGETHER Housing Group is reorganising its offices with a major refurbishment of its Blackburn premises and concentrating its Rossendale operation in a new property Rawtenstall.

Spooktacular day in Colne this Hallowe'en

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

A SPOOKTACULAR day has been organised in Colne town centre this Hallowe'en.

£114k grant will help tackle inactivity at Nelson and Colne College

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0100

AN EAST Lancashire college has been given more than £114,000 to help tackle inactivity on campus.

Deal secures future for historic town hall

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:00:00 +0100

A HISTORIC town hall has been saved from an uncertain future after being taken over.

Trans-Pennine rail and road links plea to ministers

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:41:11 +0100

TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling and northern powerhouse minister Jake Berry have been urged to extend the East Lancashire rail line and M65 across the Pennines.

No blues for festival fans: 2018 event confirmed for Colne

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:01:34 +0100

THE Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival will be back on Colne on August Bank Holiday Weekend next year.

Petition launched against 'privatisation' of Airedale General Hospital

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:01:23 +0100

MORE than 500 people have signed a petition fighting against 'privatisation' plans at Airedale General Hospital.