High praise for nursery

Millie the Giraffe accompanied the Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle to a nursery which has gained high praise for a child safety initiative.

Andrew Hamling

Whodunnit on the bowling green

Fans of detective fiction will soon be able to discern whodunnit and whereabouts in Burnley in a local author’s latest novel.

Linda and Chris McCreadie (centre) with neighbours Sally and Nigel Harris at Greenberfield Locks

'Jewel in the crown of canal' under threat of new housing plans

Campaigners fighting to preserve a historic local heritage site from the threat of housing want other residents to join their cause.

Breast Feeding Champion Sue Henry

Hospital Trust champions breastfeeding for staff

A magnificent seven hospital workers have volunteered to become Staff Breastfeeding Champions and support colleagues returning to work after maternity.

The young Prince's Trust volunteers at Emmaus

Young volunteers help the homeless

A group of unemployed young people from Burnley and Pendle have volunteered to make a positive impact in their local community, by helping to paint and decorate rooms at homelessness charity Emmaus Burnley.
Ian Pilkington

Tributes to respected former Burnley Express columnist

A respected former Burnley Express journalist has died after a short illness.
The Witchway service had been disrupted

Latest on local bus services

We have an update on the situation regarding buses travelling into and out of Burnley in the current weather conditions.
Aftermath of the break-in

Couple's upset over village shop ransacking

The upset owner of a family corner village shop has spoken of her disgust after heartless thieves ransacked the business.

Police warning

Police advice following heavy snow

Police are advising people in Burnley to delay their journeys until mid morning after heavy snow fell overnight.

Police are investigating

Appeal over theft from car

Police are appealing for information after a man was arrested in Padiam

Fire crews attended

Electrical fault causes fire call out

Fire crews were called to an electrical fault at a house in Billington.
Police are investigating

Police appeal over two shocking attacks

Police believe two brazen attacks may be linked.
The shop was investigated by police

Burnley shop's teen cigs and booze rap

A Burnley shopkeeper has surrendered her alcohol licence following an incident in which a 14 year-old girl was admitted to hospital after drinking a bottle of vodka bought from the shop.

Coun. Joe Cooney

Former council leader reports rival over 'fat controller' jibe

The former leader of the Pendle Conservative group has made a formal complaint against a prominent Liberal Democrat who he has accused of calling him the 'fat controller'.

Primark is coming to Burnley

Burnley Primark opening date finally revealed

The Burnley Express can reveal when the town's eagerly awaited new Primark store will open.
Crown Point Road

Pothole blows tyres out on Crown Point Road

A Burnley mum found herself stranded on Crown Point Road with her three young children after a pothole burst one of the tyres on her car.

Members of the men's group

Church group's gift to hospice

A men's group at a Worsthorne church has raised much needed funds for Pendleside Hospice.


Drug dealer jailed

A Bradford drug dealer arrested in Colne has been jailed.

Brian Hough from Pendleside receives a cheque from president David Alexander of Rotary Club of Padiham

Rotary Christmas cheer in spring for the hospice

Dedicated members of the Padiham Rotary Club raised Christmas cheer and cash for Pendleside Hospice on Santa's sleigh.
Directors Arif Khan, Holly Noonan and new staff Shabaz Ahmed and Katie Nolan

Let's all try to be good neighbours

A 'Talking Society' aimed at improving community cohesion will launch on Tuesday in Pendle.

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