Burnley Council elections: Green Party wins first ever seat in Burnley

The Green Party has won its first ever seat in Burnley this morning at the local council elections.
Votes are being counted in the Burnley borough elections

Burnley Council elections: Counting under way

Counting is under way in the Burnley borough elections.

Burnley gearing up for all-day charity music festival

Music lovers will be served a real treat at an all-day festival later this month.


Beat-Herder Festival announces more names

A second wave of artists have been added to a Beat-Herder Festival bill already brimming with diverse brilliance.

Diane Smith with comedian Ted Robbins, who is fronting the campaign  and Linda Searle, Up and Active manager (s)

Inspiring Burnley weight-loss mum taking mile challenge in her stride

A mum-of-three who ballooned to a size 20 in the 20 years after having her first child decided enough was enough when she  reached her mid-forties.

How the Phase 8 development at Burnley General Teaching Hospital will look

Public, patients and staff invited to see Burnley Hospital development plans

A special open day has been organised for patients, residents and staff to see and discuss plans for the £15.6m Phase 8 development at Burnley General Teaching Hospital.

Inner Frenzy

Brilliant lineup for two-day charity music festival

A two-day festival will bring some of the area’s best acts together for a weekend of live music and charitable endeavour.

Bunrley DJ Mark Johnstone

Burnley DJ to play huge dance event

A Burnley DJ will be sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in dance when he presides over a huge three-date music event in Blackpool.


Burnley distillery 'one of world's best'

Burnley micro-distillery Batch is now mixing with some of the biggest names in the industry after scooping yet another award.
No injuries were reported

Fire crews tackle Burnley kitchen fire

A grill pan fire at a house in Burnley saw two crews called out today.

An investigation is now under way

Firefighters extinguish ‘deliberate’ rubbish fire next to Burnley house

An investigation has been launched after fire crews were called to a rubbish fire in Burnley.

Police ar growing increasingly concerned

Police concerns grow for missing teenager

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 18-year-old woman.

The inside of the property in Corporation Street, Clitheroe.

Fire crews put out house blaze in Clitheroe

Firefighters were called out to a house fire in Clitheroe yesterday.
Two crews from Burnley attended

Fire crews tackle Burnley chimney blaze

Two fire engines were called to a chimney fire at a house in Burnley.

The girl was found safe and well

Missing Burnley girl found

A Burnley teenager missing since Wednesday has been found.
Burnley Town Hall

Countdown to Burnley borough elections

Burnley voters go to the polls next Thursday to cast their votes in the Burnley Council elections.

Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
Burnley MP Julie Cooper with some of the NHS70 nominees

Burnley MP backs local 'health and care heroes' for NHS birthday awards

Burnley and Padiham MP Julie Cooper has announced the local health and care workers she has nominated for national awards to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS.

Shannon Baker

Police appeal for missing Burnley teenager

Police are appealing for information to help find a missing Burnley teenager

Stephen Alderson (Alderson and Horan Funeral Services and event sponsor), Helen McVey (chief executive), Chris Cheeseman (spiritual care coordinator) and Liz Jewitt (spiritual care team volunteer URC Minister in Burnley and Nelson) at the 2017 Sunflowers Memories Appeal.

Sunflower appeal will see Pendleside Hospice gardens blooming

An appeal that will see the gardens of Pendleside Hospice blooming with sunflower plaques dedicated to lost loves ones has been launched.
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