A raft of worrying new statistics have revealed that 31% of employees in the North West have considered quitting their jobs due to loneliness, with one in three having called in sick due to the mental stresses of feeling isolated in the workplace.
The elephant in the room at a quirky £1.5m Lancashire mansion dotted with statues of exotic animals is a giraffe poking its head up onto the first floor landing from the atrium, which is saying something when there is also literally an elephant in the lounge.
A Burnley estate agents' have gotten into the spirit of transfer deadline day by resigning a former member of staff who first joined as a junior at the age of 16, appointing her as one of their new Senior Sales Negotiators.
A fast-growing Burnley business travel company has announced a new partnership deal with a leading corporate events management company, whose director has called the affiliation an "outstanding opportunity".
Despite access to areas around Winter Hill and Rivington Pike being reopened following this summer's large moorland fire, people are still being warned to stick to public paths to allow the damaged ground to recover.
A 'devastated' Padiham woman undergoing chemotherapy for a brain tumour is appealing for information regarding her lost dog who has been by her side throughout her illness, saying she can't eat or sleep without her 'bed buddy'.
In recognition of the dangers faced by police whilst keeping Lancashire safe, the county's Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a facility managed by a charitable fund which supports officers with their physical and mental health.
A book detailing the evolution of football and the passion surrounding the game in Britain is set to be released later this month, while an exhibition of the author's photography is also heading to Towneley Hall.
The 50th anniversary reunion for Nelson Grammar School and Edge End High School's Class of '68 is fast approaching, with all pupils from that year group welcome to attend a joint celebration at Nelson Cricket Club.
A Burnley-based cancer charity has pledged £25,000 to the East Lancashire Hospital Trust's official charity to kickstart an appeal to pay for a new Endoscopy Suite at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.
The practice manager at a Burnley medical centre has expressed health and safety concerns after a pile of fly-tipped waste was left dumped outside a Burnley medical centre for two weeks and was attracting rats before the council removed it.