Shoppers, staff and volunteers go extra mile to bag £2,000 for charity

Staff and customers at Burnley's Tesco store lived up to the supermarket's slogan of "every little helps" when it comes to making a difference to a worthy cause.

Leah Carrington, Jasmine Majed and Rory Wilcock  are jumping for joy the the good Ofsted report their school, St Augustine's RC Primary in Burnley, has received.

Burnley headteacher praised for helping pupils to flourish

Inspectors have praised a Burnley primary school as being a "haven for pupils where they can flourish."

Students at Blessed Trinity RC College in Burnley  enjoy a week devoted to the subject of science.

Mad Scientists stage takeover at Burnley school

Students became "mad scientists" for the day as part of a special Science Week.

Burnley Lion Frank Seed outside Buckingham Palace where he attended a reception to honour the organisations centenary year.

Lion Frank rubs shoulders with royalty at special VIP Palace reception

Burnley Lion Frank Seed rubbed shoulders with royalty at a special reception hosted by the Countess of Wessex at Buckingham Palace.

Burnley Air Cadets will be among 150 cadets taking part in a 100th anniversary walk next month

Burnley to host 100th anniversary parade for Royal Air Force

Burnley is set to witness a grand spectacle next month.

Anthony Attard is has been appointed as the new high sheriff of Lancashire

Award winning businessman appointed to prestigious role

The new High Sheriff of Lancashire has been announced as award winning businessman Anthony Attard OBE.

Hard working youngsters from Padiham Primary School after their litter pick in woods next to their school.

Youngsters earn pat on the back for litter pick campaign

Pupils rolled up their sleeves and tidied up woods close to their school.

Barrie and Muriel Maden,who have been married for 56 years, were born on the same day and delivered  by the same midwife.

Couple were born to be together

A couple, who were born on the same day, within a few hours of each other, and just a few streets apart have just celebrated their 80th birthdays.
The Rev Michael Burgess has died at the age of 83

Death of former electrical engineer who became a popular vicar

A popular and well known vicar, in Burnley and Nelson, has died at the age of 83.

Talented Brandon Incles is destined for a glittering career on the stage.

Talented Brandon tipped for future stardom

A rising young star from Burnley, who won his first role at the age of eight, looks destined for stardom after catching the eye of some of the top scouts in the world of showbusiness.

The funeral of Ethan Hunt, who died on Monday aged 16, will take place next week.

Funeral of popular teen Ethan this week

The funeral of Ethan Hunt, the teenager who died after contracting the deadly sepsis virus, will be held on Thursday.
Nadia Sattar, Hanna Jones and Mia Hope were among those from St Augustine;s RC Choir performing at the Sing Together event at King George's Hall in Blackburn.

Students were in fine voice for music extravaganza

The choir from Burnley's St Augustine's RC Primary School were among hundreds of children who took part in the annual Sing Together event.

Joshua Glass, Sophie McGuigan and Eleanor Bottomley will be wearing Colours for Peace at St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley next week.

Pupils take part in special day to promote world peace

Burnley schoolchildren are using bright colours to help promote peace.

Ethan Hunt with his sister Jodie-Leigh, who broke the news of his death aged 16, this week.

Schoolgirl's moving song leads emotional tributes for popular Ethan

A song, written and performed by a pupil at the school he attended, is just one of the hundreds of moving tributes for Burnley teenager Ethan Hunt, who died this week.

Former Bullseye host Jim Bowen, who has died aged 80, worked as a dustbin man in Burnley as a teenager.

Popular comedian and Bullseye host began his working life in Burnley

Broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, who began his working life as a dustman in Burnley at the age of 15, has died at the age of 80.

Little battler Harry with his parents,Stephanie George and Lee Murdoch

Parents' pride at taking part in clinical research to help premature babies

A family, whose son was born more than 15 weeks early, have spoken of their pride at taking part in clinical research which will help future premature babies.

The young Clayton Harriers, who are (left to right) Briony Holt, Ella Dorrington, Helana White, Josh Hall, Robbie Smedley with their Lancashire teammate Jack Villiers Trawden AC.

Young harriers represent county in cross country competition

Five talented young runners from Burnley and Pendle represented Lancashire at a cross country event.
The school where Ethan Hunt, who has died aged 16 after battling sepsis, has paid tribute to him

School pays tribute to "lovely young man" Ethan

Classmates of Ethan Hunt, who died last night after battling sepsis, were told the tragic news of his death this afternoon.

Tragic Ethan Hunt, who has died at the age of 16 after contracting sepsis, with his sister Jodie-Leigh.

Brave teen dies four weeks after losing both his legs to deadly bug

A teenage boy, who had to have both his legs amputated after he was struck down with a deadly virus, has died.
Richard on the set of Masterchef

Talented chef Richard almost had the competition licked in top TV competition

His grandparents owned and ran a successful ice cream business.

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