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Helping others in Twiggy's memory

Donations collected at the funeral of a well known Nelson man will help two of the organisations he benefited from during his final years.


Protesters lay flowers at under-fire slaughterhouse

Animal rights protesters laid flowers outside a slaughterhouse currently being investigated over claims of animal cruelty.
Sam Gelder

Tragic motorcyclist named

The young motorcyclist killed in Burnley on Sunday has been named by police.
The Life Church Lancashire on Sycamore Avenue.

'Because you're loved': Christian charity's weekend event

A local Christian charity, Pais GB, is planning a weekend of practical service and fun activities for the citizens of Burnley over the first May bank holiday weekend.
Aleenas Garden, a multi-sensory production for preschoolers, is coming to Burnley Arts Centre next month. (s)

Aleena’s Garden; Burnley Arts Centre

Adventure will sprout up all over the place when this interactive new show comes to town.
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The Padiham floods, Boxing Day, 2015

Padiham to be flooded with cash

Padiham is set for a huge £7m. investment to defend it from future floods and preserve its historic town centre.

The accident happened on the M65 this morning

Two injured after two-car smash in second accident of the morning on M65

Two people were injured after a second crash on the M65 this morning, say police.
Alan Wood and the police officers who saved his life

Hero police officers praised

Four hero police officers have been praised after their quick-thinking actions helped save a motorist’s life in Burnley.
Sir Keir Starmer MP

Shadow Brexit Secretary to speak at Burnley's May Day Festival

The Shadow Brexit minister Sir Keir Starmer will speak at Monday’s historic Burnley May Day festival.

The fatal accident happened on the Long Causeway

Motorcyclist dies on country road in Burnley

A motorcyclist has died following an accident involving two cars, despite the best efforts of passers-by to save him.
Actresses Emily Williamson and Cathryn Osborne rehearsing for Be My Baby, a musical to be staged by Colne Dramatic Society next week. (s)

Be My Baby; Colne Dramatic Society

A pendulum of musical theatre conjuring tears and laughter, Be My Baby will swing audiences back to the sixties next week.
Whats on
(From left:) Andrew Wellock; Linda Entwistle, Hotel Administrator; Andrew Lambert; Sam Jackson, Hotel Team Member; Kerian Barnes, Operations Director; Steve Walmsley, General Manager; Darren Schembri, Revenue Manager; and Tim OBrien, Compliance Manager.

Burnley hotel backs coast-to-coast canoe trip

Ahead of an epic coast-to-coast charity canoe trip, a pair of rowers have been given the support of a Burnley hotel to aid them on their mammoth challenge.
Carla O'Connell

Police appeal for missing teen

Police are appealing for help finding a missing teeenager.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Man exposes himself to young girl

Police are appealing for information after a man indecently exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl in Burnley.
Police are urging residents to be vigilant

Police warning after alleged car break-ins

Police have arrested three men this morning on suspicion of breaking into cars in Padiham.

Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver also tested positive for cocaine

A driver stopped just after midnight on Christmas Eve was over the alcohol limit and also had nearly twice the limit of a cocaine by-product in his system.

Burnley Magistrates' Court

Binge-drinking tenant smashed landlord's window

An upset tenant who got evicted over parties at his home, “lost it” and smashed his landlord’s window, a court heard.

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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?

Police are appealing for information

Police investigate car fire

Police have released CCTV images as part of an investigation into a car being set on fire in Brierfield in the early hours of yesterday morning (Thursday).
Mindfulness Teacher Martin Grindrod is bringing therapy sessions for tinnitus to Burnley. (s)

Martin’s life-altering therapy

Imagine a sound cutting in its persistence - a clock ticking, a tap dripping, nails screeching - following you wherever you go.

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