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Hole lot of fun as Prairie Sports Village unveil mini golf launch

The new mini golf and short game area at Prairie Sports Village is already proving a “hole” lot of fun.

Operations director Mohammed Asjad, of Mayfair Developments, and County Coun. Terry Burns (s)

Charity's work to aid land mine detection

Life-saving drones designed to detect land mines could soon be saving hundreds of lives thanks to help from a Burnley charity.
Baby Ashley Hodgson with his mum and dad, Ryan and Toyah and brothers and sisters (left ro right) Jessica, Alfie, Holly-Ann and Joe.

Brave baby Ashley's battle for life

A battling baby boy has stunned medics with his amazing progress after they thought he would never survive when he was born 10 weeks prematurely.

Top Shop, formerly Zee's Convenience Store. Photo: Google

Time called on Burnley shop’s alcohol licence

A Burnley convenience store has lost its licence to sell alcohol following action by Lancashire County Council’s Trading Standards Service and Lancashire Police.
Advice on how to keep rats at bay

Advice on how to keep rats at bay

It’s that time of year again when households across the borough are plagued by rats.

The team were raising funds for Pendleside Hospice.

McDermott Homes employees conquer Yorkshire Three Peaks

A group of 10 employees from McDermott Homes have raised £3,500 in aid of Pendleside Hospice by conquering the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

Burnley Jobcentre

Christmas recruitment campaign as Burnley job market remains buoyant

Burnley’s jobs market remains buoyant according to the town’s Jobcentre, but the number of people claiming out-of-work benefit rose slightly last month.

A member of the Bethany Choir demonstrates how to carry a bucket of water on her head to children at St Mary Magdalene's RC Primary School in Burnley ((s)

African choir hit the right note with Burnley schoolchildren

The art of carrying buckets of water on their heads was demonstrated to pupils at Burnley's St Mary Magdalene's RC Primary School this week.

The store in Burnley Town Centre

Burnley company boohoo links up with Pendleside Hospice

boohoo global distribution centre is situated in Burnley in northwest England and less than 30 miles from the head office in Manchester.
France thanks Arthur for D-Day service

France thanks Arthur for D-Day service

A modest gentleman has received France’s highest military honour for his role in the historic D-Day landings.

Pudsey paid a visit to Burnley Town Hall

Burnley Town Hall gets very special visit

The BBC's very own Pudsey Bear has visited Burnley Town Hall to kickstart the initiative Children in Need fundraising campaign.

Families get into the festive spirit for last year's Winter Wander

Countdown is on to festive Winter Wander

It is almost Winter Wander time again!

Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver stumbled into petrol station

A drink-driver almost three times the limit was caught after he pulled up next to police at a petrol station and stumbled into the premises, a court heard.

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Proud palace day for Building Bridges stalwart

Proud palace day for Building Bridges stalwart

A well-respected retired headteacher and churchman from Burnley picked up his well-deserved MBE at Buckingham Palace.

It can be hard coming to terms with the loss of a pet

Help with loss of a pet

Anyone who has lost a beloved pet will know just how hard it can be coming to terms with the grief.

The meeting will be regarding OPA and Johnes Disease.

Farmers meeting addresses ovine health

A free evening meeting, designed to help farmers and vets achieve more effective control of OPA and Johne’s Disease, will be held in Skipton in November.

Cy Holt (s)

Police hunt serial school burglar

Police are asking for help in tracing a man believed to be behind a spate of primary school burglaries.

Canal helped to transform Burnley into world’s greatest textile centre

Enthusiasts of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal took a trip back in time on Tuesday – exactly 200 years to the day since the first barge sailed through Burnley.
Real ale

Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

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Stewart Carysforth

Appeal for help piecing together final movements of 73-year-old Ribchester man

Police are appealing for help piecing together the final movements of a 73-year-old man whose body was found in the River Ribble.
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