Become one of the country set

There’s a real taste of countryside life coming to the north west next month, and you could win one of five pairs of adult day tickets.

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In pictures: Bands in the Park makes triumphant return to Burnley

Not even the rain could put a dampener on a riveting day of live music as Bands in the Park made a triumphant return to the town.
Brian Parker with his wife Jane are moving to the Ighten Leigh Social Club

Popular Burnley landlord moving to pastures new

Well-known Burnley landlord Brian Parker leaves the Commercial in Harle Syke this weekend...but he isn’t going very far.

In pictures: Blessed Trinity Prom 2017

It was time for the girls to put on their prom frocks and the boys to get suited and booted as pupils at Blessed Trinity RC College held their end-of-year prom evening.

Hoghton Tower

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These youngsters from Holy Trinity Primary School, Burnley, rounded off the end of half term with an outward bound trip to Shrewsbury.

Youngsters had a high old time on activity holiday adventure

Zip wiring, survival training, raft building, archery and climbing walls were the new things that children from a Burnley primary school got the chance to try on an activity holiday.

HorseHeard coaching

Overcoming challenges with HorseHeard

The use of animals to soothe people in distress can be traced back thousands of years.

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.
Rotary Club of Burnley Pendleside 2017 Pendle Pub Walk organisers

New Pendle Pub walk route unveiled

The ever-popular Pendle Pub walk returns next month with over 1,000 walkers expected to take on the 10 mile route through Pendleside and Barrowford.
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.
With interest in joining the Scouts skyrocketing, more volunteers are needed.

Bear Grylls support sees Lancs Scouts figures soar

With a wave a new support spearheaded by double Paralympic medallist Tom Hamer and survival expert Bear Grylls, the Scouts in Burnley and Pendle have reported the highest number of adult members on record in their latest annual membership figures.


Burnley Tornados creating a real sporting storm

When it comes to American football, the UK has always adopted a somewhat sceptical stance.

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The perimeter of the ice rink. Photo: Peter Stawicki

Cool ice rink set for Burnley

Cool plans are afoot to create a huge outdoor ice rink in Burnley town centre.

100 Voices of Gospel

Join 100 Voices of Gospel

One lucky choir from Lancashire will get the chance to join the internationally renowned 100 Voices of Gospel when they head to the county next month.

Red Rosettes

Have a go at... a cappella singing

Barbershop quartets tend to opt for a cappella singing, without music accompaniment.

The International Festival of Working and Assistance Dogs, Blackpool

Top things to do at the weekend (February 3 to 5)

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Top things to do in Lancashire this weekend (January 27 to 29)

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Coun. Mark Townsend, Burnley Councils head of greenspaces and amenities Simon Goff, park ranger Tracey Dowson, park ranger Edward Kershaw, and chairman of the Friends of Thompson and Queens parks Michelle Wolfenden on the bridge over the boating lake at Thompson Park.

Thompson Park improvements green for go

The green light has been given to start improvement work to one of Burnley's oldest parks.
Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

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