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Dig in again as Ribchester is Revisited

UCLan is once again leading an archaeological dig in Ribchester. Fiona Finch caught up with Dig Co-Director Dr Jim Morris as this year’s team set up camp in the Ribble Valley village.

Paddy Turner clean bowls professional Matt Walker. Picture: Peter Naylor

Padiham make it to the final four of Ramsbottom Cup but Read miss out

Padiham are through to the semi-finals of the Ramsbottom Cup following a 27-run victory over Baxenden at Back Lane.


Pendle Hill poppies spectacular tribute to mark end of First World War

Iconic landmark Pendle Hill has been adorned with giant poppies in remembrance of the end of the First World War.

Dying medium: Just 10% of people met their other halves at a club or a bar.

Study: Tight-lipped Brits fine with office romance

Despite the majority of people in the UK admitting that they have or would consider dating a colleague from work, more than 75% of those who have had workplace relationships chose to keep quiet about it, according to a new study.

Rosie Garnett

Daredevil Rosie's leap into the unknown for Burnley school

A daredevil teaching assistant will face her fears head on when she attempts a tandem skydive to raise money for a charity at her school.

Operation Moorhen is a week-long crackdown launched by police

Police domestic violence crackdown: Burnley man wanted

Police have launched a special operation targeting wanted domestic abuse offenders - with men from Burnley and Colne among their top targets.

Michael and Dawn in front of the Royal Academy of Arts where his painting is part of the 250th anniversary exhibition.

Pendle and Ribble Valley art teacher's work chosen for prestigious Royal Academy exhibition

A painting, which an artist started work on in 2001, is among the 250th exhibition at London's Royal Academy of Arts this summer.

Fallon Boonsawet with her daughter Kenya and Great Places board member David Robinson

Burnley mum and award winner is an inspiration

An inspirational Burnley mum has been presented with an award after setting up her own business.

New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Gawthorpe Hall

Gawthorpe Hall 'Brothers in Arms' war exhibition

An exhibition to highlight the affect that the First World War had on the owners of Gawthorpe Hall and other people living in the area will go on display this month.

Where the Missing Go by Emma Rowley

Book review: Where the Missing Go by Emma Rowley

‘The thing about the missing is that they don’t always want to be found.’

Secrets Under the Sun by Nadia Marks

Book reviews: Get yourself beach ready with four super summer sagas

Escape to secrets and sunshine in beautiful Cyprus, raise a glass to fun and flirtation in a French vineyard, and enjoy the dramas and despairs of women finding friendship during wartime.
Queen of the North by Anne OBrien

Book review: Queen of the North by Anne O’Brien

‘This is no world to play with mammets and to tilt the lips: We must have bloody noses and crack’d crowns.’

The Woman in the Wood by Lesley Pearse

Book review: The Woman in the Wood by Lesley Pearse

Twenty-six years after her first novel hit the shelves, much-loved author Lesley Pearse has become something of a publishing sensation.
Liam Bedford

Burnley and ‘House remain on course to reach cup final

Burnley and Lowerhouse could face each other in the Worsley Cup showpiece after both clubs reached the semi-finals of the competition.


Burnley striker Nahki Wells linked with West Brom

Burnley and their Premier League rivals continue to be linked with a host of players as the new season draws near.
Cycling fund-raisers at the Turf

Testing day at Turf for Barry Kilby Prostate Appeal

The Barry Kilby Prostate Cancer Appeal is holding another testing day at Turf Moor on Saturday.

Police are still investigating

Pair bailed after Burnley road collision left teen in critical condition

Two people have been released on bail following a collision in Burnley on Saturday night.

Police have arrested a man in Burnley who was wanted on prison recall.

Man wanted on prison recall found in Burnley

A man who was wanted on recall to prison has been arrested.

Raise a glass to this year's pubwalk

Cheers! Best foot forward for pub walk

Charity supporters will lace up their walking boots this weekend and ensure their drinking arms are ready for a pub walk in aid of the East Lancashire Hospice.

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