Do you ever dream of discovering hidden treasure? Are your eyes peeled as you walk across fields looking for a glint of bronze or silver in the ground ? For some people finding such treasure is not the stuff of children’s storybooks but a dream which comes true.
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.
Burnley's much discussed Local Plan, which sets out potential future locations for homes and industry in the borough, has identified the scope for 4,400 new jobs and 3,880 new homes in the coming years.
Cuadrilla has today submitted an application to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy for consent to frack in its second horizontal shale gas exploration well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire.
An agricultural expert has expressed concerns at the impact the recent lack of rainfall could have on local farming, with this summer's arid weather having forced authorities into imposing a hosepipe ban across the North West.