Funding boost for Cliviger

A third pot of money has been made available to help improve Cliviger.

Burnley Market Hall trader Donald Smith has vowed to continue with his long established delicatessen business despite a break-in.

"Business as usual" for theft victim and well known market trader Donald

One of Burnley’s best known traders has vowed it is “business as usual” after a thief broke into his shop and made off with the safe.

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Under threat golf course is saved

Professional golfer Neil Reeves is taking over the operation of Marsden Park Golf Course in Nelson.

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Broken down horse trailer temporarily shuts M6

The M6 was closed south of Preston earlier this afternoon to allow for a horse to be moved from a broken down trailer to a replacement, police said.

Boohoo can now build a second warehouse

Boohoo given green light for second huge warehouse despite objections

Controversial plans to build a second huge warehouse at Boohoo, recently slated in a television documentary, have been given the green light by councillors.
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Top tips on how to lower your energy bills

As three of the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers announce price hikes, experts are reminding householders of small changes that can help slash how much they spend on gas and electricity.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Staff at the new Burnley Aldi store

New jobs at new Aldi

Aldi has opened its second store in Burnley – and created 14 new jobs.

Just 13% of people claimed that they would rather live for today than save for tomorrow.

North West's savvy savers

People in the North West have proved themselves to be financially aware when it comes to ensuring that rainy-day funds remain suitably topped-up, with a survey revealing that 66% of us class ourselves as regular savers.
Debenhams Retail giant Debenhams was accused of failing to pay almost 135,000 to just under 12,000 workers.

Listed: All 360 businesses that failed to pay staff properly

The Government has named and shamed 360 businesses for underpaying thousands of workers a total of almost £1m.

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Fashion giant Boohoo's new warehouse plans set for green light

Councillors are expected to approve controversial plans to build a second huge warehouse for fashion retailer Boohoo this week.

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Rolls Royce have a major plant in Barnoldswick

Heavy losses for Rolls-Royce

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has posted the biggest loss in its history after it slumped into the red by £4.64 billion after being hit by the pound’s plunge and a corruption scandal.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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The Prom Queen line-up at the Lancashire Wedding House

Teen beauty queens light up catwalk for hospice

Aspiring beauty queens took to the catwalk in Barrowford for a teen Prom Queen competition.
Police want to find this man who stole a safe from a popular and long established shop in Burnley Market Hall.

Police hunt for safe thief

Police have launched an appeal to find this man who stole a safe from one of Burnley’s most respected and admired shopkeepers.

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A blueprint to pump millions of pounds into Padiham is on the table

Exciting blueprint to boost future of Padiham

An ambitious plan to breathe new life into Padiham and make it more attractive for residents, workers and visitors is set to be rubber-stamped by councillors next week.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Blessed Trinity RC College students pictured with the award they received for taking part in the Tesco Neighbourhood Food challenge.

Award winning students take the praise for their role in charity food challenge

The generous nature of kind students from Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC College has been rewarded.

Claire Nangle (land and partnerships director for Keepmoat), Coun.John Harbour, Mick Cartledge (Burnley Council director of community services) and Gareth Roberts (regional managing director for Keepmoat)

Multi-million pound homes boost for Burnley

A further £7m. has been injected into a new housing scheme in Burnley aimed at transforming derelict land.
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Staff at Craggs Energy celebrate receiving the company's top award.

Top award for company that fuels young talent

A Padiham based company has won a prestigious award for championing apprentices into the world of work.

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