Lancashire care provider seeks rescue plan after financial pressures

Financial pressures have forced one of the country's biggest private home care providers to seek a rescue plan.

Sean Dyche and Arsene Wenger

Dyche out to spoil Wenger’s farewell

Sean Dyche admits it would be “nice” to spoil Arsene Wenger’s Emirates farewell.

Vianden Castle in the Ardennes region of Luxembourg

Travel: Rich history of nation the size of Lancashire

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg may be a little country but it has a lot to offer visitors as Mike Hill discovered
Police were called

Kirkby couple sentenced for bus shelter sex session

A Kirkby couple who hit the headlines after they were filmed having sex in a bus shelter have been sentenced for outraging public decency.

Staff, management and volunteers pitch in to turn Burnley green

Staff, management and volunteers pitch in to turn Burnley green

Workers and managers from a Burnley based company rolled up their sleeves and spent the day sprucing up the town as part of Earth Day

The old Burnley Grammar School

Historic Burnley building to be transformed through ambitious project

A Burnley businessman is helping breathe new life into one of the town's most iconic buildings.
The Shyte home page. The name is an acronym for 'seriously helps you to energise"

Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

A Canadian chocolatier has the internet in hysterics after eagle-eyed Scots spotted his very cheeky brand name online.

Pam and Emily with their runner bean chutney in the new BBC2 show Top of the Shops with Tom Kerridge

Top of the Shop with Tom Kerridge - A flop from top to bottom

Napoleon, in one of his wilder flights of fancy, is alleged to have called Britain “a nation of shopkeepers”.
TV and Film
Sean Dyche and Arsene Wenger

Wenger is a legend of the game

Sean Dyche has hailed Arsenal Wenger as a “legend of the game” after news that he is to step down as Arsenal boss after 21 years in charge.

James Tarkowski

Tarkowski expected to shake off knock to face Stoke

Clarets centre back James Tarkowski is expected to shake off a knock to face Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium on Sunday.

Police are asking householders to be more vigilant after a rash of burglaries over the last two months.

Police launch appeal after spate of burglaries across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Police have urged householders to be vigilant after a spate of break-ins across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley in the past two months.

Burnley fans

Burnley explain Arsenal ticketing situation after fan complaints

Burnley have responded to disappointment from Burnley FC Supporters Groups at a reduced ticket allocation for the last away game of the season at Arsenal.

Molly hands over a cheque for 760 to Ethan's dad Andrew after  completing her haircut challenge.

Caring Burnley teenager's sacrifice is tribute for her lifelong friend

A teenager, who sacrificed her crowning glory in honour of her childhood friend who died after contracting the deadly sepsis bug, is the pride of her family and school.

Susan Ashworth is awaiting her fate.

Case against bursar who stole £140,000 from school is adjourned

A former bursar who stole more than £140,000 from a primary school is still awaiting her fate after a delay in legal proceedings over the sums of money involved in the case.

Starring are Marilyn McGinty, Jackie Williamson, Marina Butterworth, Rosemary Osborne and Simon Bailey (left to right).

Expect riotous laughs as the Farndale Ladies return to the Little Theatre

Mishaps abound in this rip-roaring comedy about an incompetent amateur dramatic group.

Theatre and Comedy
Kevin Kay is back in the directors chair with The Garrick. (s)

The Garrick is back with school-day fun

A scheming head teacher must reform his self-obsessed ways and transform his school after it receives a terrible inspection report.

Theatre and Comedy
From a Burnley stage to West End stardom

From a Burnley stage to West End stardom

Anna Marsland and Mark Conway dreamed of showbiz careers when they performed in plays for Burnley Youth Theatre.
Theatre and Comedy
Jackie Johnson raised 1,300 for Pendleside Hospice at a race night in memory of her husband Harry who died last year.

Colne charity night held in honour of racing fan Harry

A race night held in memory of Harry Johnson, a year since he died, raised £1,300 for Pendleside Hospice.

The successful Marsden Heights team

Formula One powers into Burnley for young engineers event

The engineers of tomorrow competed in a day of 'Enjoy-neering' hosted by Themis at Burnley College.

Andrew Rushton for Read in their game against Ribblesdale Wanderers

Read hoping to be among the title challengers

Read captain Andrew Rushton is aiming to be among the challengers this season in the Ribblesdale Cricket League, which gets underway on Saturday.

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