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AN investigation is being held into a suspected arson attempt in the toilets in a park in Burnley.
A HISTORIC painting will be back on the walls of a community centre next week following its renovation.
Pope Francis has warned that "a good part of humanity" will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy and a revived United Nations to take the lead in negotiating a resolution.
BANDS from across Burnley and Pendle have rallied round music student Frankie Harrison-Bradley to help her complete her degree project.
firefighters attended the scene in Clitheroe Road at around 9pm last night but when they arrived the people had already escaped the vehicle and left the area.
Crews were called to Ashley Court at around 7.30pm last night after a man said he could smell chemicals. He was taken to hospital for precautionary treatment and firefighters carried out checks on the area and found no leaks.
AN investigation is underway by police after a man was assaulted in Darwen.
We're now hoping Lancashire gets its act together and realises that it's meant to be Spring now. But the dramatic weather means there's been some stunning ...
Don't be the last to know! Get the latest local news straight to your inbox. Sign up. firefighters were called to a terraced house this morning after curtains caught alight from a candle.
PEOPLE have been urged to take part in the up-coming election to Lancashire County Council.
A MAN groped a 77-year old pensioner while he was visiting a residential care home. Blackburn magistrates heard Robert Ernest Bristow claimed he was looking at the victim's beads but then grabbed her breasts.
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THE mastermind of a plot to kill a man in Burnley has been told that his life sentence is justified by some of the country's top judges.
INSPECTION. Ofsted will be involved in inspecting how agencies are tackling child neglect. Picture: Amanda Spielman, Ofsted chief inspector.
A 37-YEAR-OLD Accrington man has been convicted of murder.
A spokesperson for Lancashire police said: "We were called at around 9.25am to reports that a vehicle had hit the central reservation and ended up on the hard shoulder.
NEW figures have shown that textile manufacturing in Lancashire is experiencing a revival after millions has been invested in the industry.
Iconic retailer Woolworths could be set for a return to our high streets almost a decade after it shut down, according to the Daily Star online.
A Kia Sedona and a Volkswagen Golf collided in Preston New Road, near the Samlesbury Hotel. An ambulance service spokesman said two patients were checked over by paramedics but refused to go to hospital.
A NEWSPAPERMAN who brought millions of stories to the people of East Lancashire has died aged 101. Tributes have been paid to former Lancashire Telegraph production manager William Main, who oversaw the printing presses at Blackburn from 1969 to ...
The Lancashire Telegraph. News, sport and Entertainment from all over East Lancashire. Our twitter feeds. @lancstelegraph.
A SECOND cat has been found shot in the head in two weeks in Hyndburn. Stray Rufus was taken to pet organisation Friends Of The Cats after being found by a resident in Bold Street, Accrington.
ST GEORGE was in the hearts and minds of East Lancashire folk as celebrations in his honour took place across the weekend.
A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision with a four-by-four vehicle on the outskirts of Burnley on Sunday afternoon.
A 'COMMUNITY champion' for Accrington has had thousands of messages left in her memory after she died. Evonne Harwood, ran the Pink Magpie Vintage Emporium and organised several large events in Hyndburn, such as the Dickensian Christmas Night.
It's claimed that patients and even doctors and nurses are in the dark about huge changes coming to Lancashire. According to NHS England, the STP for Lancashire will help people stay healthy and make it easier for people to see a GP. They're promising ...
RIDING clubs have raised concerns about the dangers off-roading and motorbikes are creating for horseriders. A national survey of riding clubs and bridleway groups found some of the worst problems were in Lancashire with motorbikers illegally using ...
Home Office rejects Lancashire police request for extra cash to deal with demonstrations.
The signing of Ryan McLaren as Lancashire's overseas player last October did not prompt wild rejoicing in Chorley or street-parties in Bacup.
YOUTHS have been issued with 'acceptable behaviour contracts' in a move aimed at tackling nuisance. For months residents in Harle Syke have been suffering from gangs of young people disrupting traffic, throwing stones and being abusive.
Virgin money Giving has apologised for a website malfunction which left last-minute well-wishers unable to donate to London Marathon causes.
SCOUTS from across Bolton gathered to celebrate St George's Day with the town's largest parade to date.
Scores of divers have been taking part in renewed efforts to find the bodies of two winchmen from an Irish Coast Guard helicopter which crashed in the Atlantic last month.
firefighters were called out to tackle a large wildfire that scorched a field in Rivington. Fire engines from Bolton North and Lancashire attended the incident at 4.30pm off Belmont Road yesterday. Passers-by watched on as crews tried to battle back ...
Labour has insisted it still supports the retention of Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to throw its commitment into doubt.
A drunk driver in Blackpool led Road police right to his door after crashing his car. That's because he left a trail of coolant on the road as he drove away.
A grieving father who lost his baby son said he has been "destroyed" by the theft of precious mementoes from his car. A blue, grey and black striped blanket in which the baby boy was wrapped at birth, a red toy dinosaur and a baby blue mirror were ...
Jane Gent, from Lancashire Care mental health trust, said Mr Fielding was referred on August 8, before an assessment was carried out on August 16, and it was reported he wasn't feeling suicidal.
CAMPAIGNERS have been fighting to reopen a 'popular' path used 'for more than 30 years' after it was closed by a railing.
teachers have a profound impact on the life chances of a child - that is why it is so important to recognise good practice.
UNDERPERFORMING: Research found hundreds of schools were classed as 'underperforming' across the area. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.
It'll provide a much needed space for serving and former members of the British Army, Royal navy and Royal Air Force to meet and share experiences.
A MAJOR music festival will take place at Witton Country Park in Blackburn next month.
A driver who fell asleep at the wheel caused a crash described as "catastrophic" by police. The incident on London Road, Preston, outside the Ashbridge on Ribble Nursery, was involving a white van and saw police and fire crews attend.
police were called to reports of a burglary at the British Heart Foundation shop in market Street, Bury, shortly after 10.30pm on Wednesday, April 5. Steve Hodgen, aged 29, of Parkside Walk, Bury, Thomas Rouse, aged 41, of Sawyer Street, Tottington and ...


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