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Town ablaze with spirit of charity

Kindness blazed through the town last month when Burnley firefighters held a charity car wash in support of a disabled child.

Take That Wonderland tour

REVIEW: Take That supported by All Saints at Manchester Arena

Along with tens of thousands of my closest friends, I popped out to see the Mancunian boys made good who have arrived for a barn-storming return to the city they call home.

Revellers celebrate Christmas at the Cat's Whiskers in the 1970s.

Countdown to massive reunion of town's most iconic nightclubs

Tickets have gone on sale for a "mother of all reunions" to celebrate the heyday of some of Burnley's most iconic nightclubs.

Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

These smiling children who are (from left to right) Logan Pickett, E'Mani Robinson, Lottie Duerden and Harry Lunniss enjoy outdoor fun in the sunshine at Whitegate Nursery in Padiham that is to hold an open day in June.

Den building and painting will be fun activities on offer at nursery open day

A nursery is to throw open its doors to the public next month.

GAME OF THE WEEK: Little Nightmares, Platform PC, Xbox One, PS4, Genre Horror. Picture credit: PA PhotoHandout.

Games Central: The best bad dreams

This week it's horror from Little Nightmares and whimsy from Seasons After Fall on Xbox One, while we try to survive Prey and live as a Black & White Bushido on PS4.
The taster session takes place on Wednesday 31st May at the Central Methodist Church.

Free Bodyfit taster session perfect for the whole family

Lancashire Women’s Centres are coming together with local partners to put on a fitness event for the whole family to showcase the Bodyfit project.

Brave and loving mum Sarah Reed, who is battling cancer, with her daughter Chloe.

Race is on to save brave cancer victim Sarah's life

A newly wed mum, who is battling cancer, has inspired people across the UK  to raise money for revolutionary treatment that could help to save her life.

Students at Shuttleworth College celebrate being praised by Ofsted inspectors for reading more. They are (back)Jason Goldsworthy and Gabriella Lambert.
(Front) Kobe Barrett, Ross McWhinnie, Broen Bleasdale and Katie Walsh

High school wins praise from Oftsted inspectors

A Padiham high school, which Ofsted said required improvement last year, is on track to be rated as "good."

Lynsey Cotton and her daughter Katie

Mum's hospital walk for neonatal units

A mum will be walking from Blackburn to Preston in aid of the hospital which helped to save her daughter’s life.
Foot like a traction engine

Can you score a goal in one?

The exciting new game of footgolf is ready to kick off in Burnley.

Gardening expert Sue Jeffries is to lead another guided Wildflower Walk around Whalley this month.

Guided walk will reveal the darling buds of May

A guided Wildflower Walk is being held later this month.

Rockers can look forward to singing and dancing the night away to some classic anthems on Friday.

Air guitars at the ready to blast out some classic rock anthems

Soft rock fans are in for a treat on Friday.

Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

TV and Film
The former Cat's Whiskers nightclub in its heyday, which is now home to Gala Bingo at the foot of Centenary Way in Burnley.

Cat's Whiskers grand reunion WILL go ahead thanks to nurse Debbie's disco fever

An appeal from Down Under to organise a "mother of all reunions" to celebrate the heyday of some of Burnley's most iconic nightclubs certainly hit the right note.
Champion fund raiser Audrey Bates with the stray cat Macho who visits her everyday.

Animal crackers Audrey is a real charity champ

What does a caring grandmother from Burnley have in common with celebrities Joanna Lumley, Bryan Adams, John Cleese, Amanda Holden and Peter Andre?

Grunge lost a legend in this year

1994: A look back at the big stories

This week in 1994, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died in a New-York City hospital four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
David Walsh and John Richmond will be riding their motorbikes across Europe for Derian House

Two bikers raise smiles with their Derian House challenge

Two big-hearted bikers are planning the trip of a lifetime to mark their 50th birthdays, raising funds for a children’s hospice.
Do you remember going down "The Cat's" as iconic nightclub the Cat's Whiskers was known as.

Hop down to the Cat's for a dream of a reunion

An appeal from Down Under to organise a "mother of all reunions" to celebrate the heyday of some of Burnley's most iconic nightclubs may be on the cards.
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These two youngters are clearly ready for the Easter fun and celebrations at Burnley's Towneley Hall

Time to celebrate a cracking great Easter at historic hall

Hunts for rabbits and eggs and guided tours are being laid on at Burnley's Towneley Hall for an Easter extravaganza weekend.

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