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Lancashire's National Rural Crime Survey aims to improve rural policing

After the National Rural Crime Survey launched yesterday, Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has urged people in provincial locations to have their say.
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The Colne hikers: (from left) Danny Steer, Shaun Ruddy, Scott Ruddy, and John Whitaker.

Colne hikers tackling National and Yorkshire Three Peaks in one epic challenge

Four bold Colne mountaineers are gearing up for the challenge of a lifetime as they aim to conquer both the Yorkshire Three Peaks and the National Three Peaks in a single, 40-hour hike.

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The Vintage Clarets in action.

Former Turf Moor stars set to feature in Burnley Vintage Clarets' charity match

A charity football match raising money for the renovation of a small village's local team is set to see Burnley FC stars of the past roll back the years in the name of fundraising for a good cause.
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Lisa Stuttard (left) with Keira Crossley ahead of one of their training runs.

Burnley duo tackling London Marathon for Brain Research Trust

Ready to tackle the 26.2 daunting miles through the nation's capital, the sister and widowed wife of a Burnley man who died last September after a four-month battle with an aggressive brain tumour are gearing up to run the London Marathon for Brain Research Trust.

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Burnley and Helmond fans mingling after the Leicester City match earlier this month.

Clarets across borders: Turf Moor's Dutch tribute to Burnley expat

Paying tribute to an adopted Dutchman from Burnley, dozens of football fans from the Netherlands headed to Turf Moor for the Leicester match earlier this month in honour of an expat Claret who died in 2014.

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Steve Hall.

Former army sergeant starts new Burnley travel business

A Burnley-born former army sergeant-turned corporate director has launched a new business travel management company in a bid to help Lancashire companies save time and money when arranging travel.
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Recycling Lives' Group MD, William Fletcher (centre), with the team at the Food Redistribution Centre.

Food charity saving Pendleside Hospice £15,000 per year

A Lancashire food charity that distributes surplus food which would otherwise go to landfills is helping Pendleside Hospice save around £15,000 each year and allowing the care provider to reinvest funds into patient services.

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A couple of Burnley players feature in the top 10 for players who have spent the most time on the bench this season.

Burnley benchwarmer: Claret star has spent most time on the bench in the Premier League this season

After assessing every game from the 2016/17 and '17/18 Premier League seasons so far, a bookmaker has calculated how much some top-flight footballers have earned by being sat on the bench, with a certain Burnley midfielder top of the pile.

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Keira's daughters Tia (far left) and Honey (far right) with Damian's son Henry at the bag-packing event in Sainsbury's.

Family's Sainsbury's bag-pack raises £1,300 in memory of Burnley dad

Raising funds in memory of their beloved father, brother, uncle, and husband, a family have come together to raise almost £1,350 at a charity bag-packing event at Sainsbury's in Burnley.
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New illustrated book delves into Lancashire's fascinating heritage

New illustrated book delves into Lancashire's fascinating heritage

A brand new book illustrating Lancashire's rich heritage and fascinating history through the medium of beautiful pictures and quirky accompanying tales is set for release next month.
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The Burnley College campus Employer Expo.

Burnley College Expo: East Lancs students embrace Apprenticeship Week 2018

Pupils across East Lancashire have been inspired to consider the wealth of opportunities available to them to start their dream career as a Themis Apprentice during Apprenticeship Week 2018.

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Hapton Valley miners  leaving the lamp room after collecting their lamps to go over to the surface drift.

Honour our miners: Campaign to commemorate Burnley's deceased pit-workers

A campaign to honour Burnley's rich mining heritage with a memorial to the pit-workers who lost their lives doing "probably the worst job in the world" is gathering traction.
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Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw.

Lancs Police and Crime Commissioner calls on government to rethink cuts as violent crime rates rise

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is calling on the government to reconsider police funding and free up funds to tackle violent crime amidst increasing demands for police.

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Paul (far right) and Louise (second from left) Anderson with the Mayor (far left) and Mayoress (second from right) of Burnley.

Turf Moor event raises over £10,000 for Pendleside Hospice

The Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley were amongst more than 150 attendees at a celebratory ball at Turf Moor in honour of Pendleside Hospice's 30th anniversary which raised more than £10,000 for the healthcare institution.

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The Burnley Clarets' juniors who will be heading to Holland.

Burnley cheer squad raising funds to get their Team UK members to Euro Championships

Members of a Burnley cheer and dance squad are raising money to help fund their Team UK representatives' trip to the Netherlands to compete at the European Cheerleading Championships in July by taking part in the annual Hyndburn Charity Walk.
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Tom Hamer won gold in theS14 200m freestyle in Australia.

Burnley Para swimmer and 'genuine lad' smashes world record for Commonwealth gold

A Burnley Para swimmer has smashed his own world record to claim a gold medal in the S14 200m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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Lancashire County Council want to spent almost half their total road maintenance budget on fixing potholes across the county.

Potholes: Lancs County Council plan to spend £10m over 12 months to improve roads

In a move to try and ensure that the most pressing issues on the county's roads are addressed more promptly, Lancashire County Council is changing they way it responds to highway maintenance issues.
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Heath Stockburn with his game.

American board games company snaps up Burnley father's design

A Burnley father-of-three has played his hand masterfully and received news that an American board games publisher has taken on his game design, which is now set for widespread release in January next year.

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Lucy Gordon with a selection of her portraits.

Read artist's 50-portrait exhibition to raise funds for Maggie's

An altruistic artist is harnessing the power of the paintbrush to raise invaluable funds for Maggie's Centres by selling over 50 portraits of her female friends and family from her '50 Portraits and Me' exhibition.

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Video: Hearse lead by pedigree Afghan Hounds at dog-lover's funeral

A late Burnley man's four beloved dogs lead out the hearse at his funeral last week, with the dogs - one of whom is a Crufts-winner - wearing claret and blue ribbons in honour of a "generous" man and a passionate Burnley supporter.

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