Burnley gym offers non-football fans amazing World Cup deal

While World Cup fever may be sweeping the country ahead of England's game against Tunisia, a Burnley gym is offering those less predisposed to watching the World Cup a free pass while Gareth Southgate's men are playing.

The successful Unity College athletes.

Young Unity athletes sweep Burnley Schools awards

Sweeping the awards at the Burnley Schools Athletics meet, the Year 7 and Year 8 students at a local secondary school have been praised by their teachers as "credits to the school."

The aim of the Give Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign is to get more kids active  and to rehydrate with healthy drinks such as water or low-fat milk.

Lancashire's football clubs unite to tackle sugary drinks head-on

Three football clubs in Lancashire – including Preston North End – have teamed up with community organisations and the county council to bring an end to sugary drinks and encourage physical activity. TOM EARNSHAW reports.
The Bentham dance band Donut.

Make family memories at Testifest

The much acclaimed two-day Testifest charity music festival, which is equally a celebration of family, is to have a 70s groove when it returns to its Hartley’s Farm campsite home in Tosside next month for what will be its fifth consecutive year.

Nicola Alden,(a new trustee with Pendleside Hospice) congratulates the President of Burnley Rotary Club, Neil Beecham, on a successful day.

Hospice was the winner in annual golf tournament

Fifteen teams took part in Burnley Rotary Club's annual golf day.

Burnley Magistrates Court.

Inquest: Rossendale woman died 13 days after surgery

An inquest at Burnley Magistrates Court has found that a 63-year-old woman died despite having surgery just 13 days prior.
Local band Drive.

Touching tribute concert to inspirational Kate Anne

Kate Anne Douglas captured the hearts of Lancashire with her courageous battle against cancer.

The NICU Three Peaks Team out training at the top of Pendle Hill

Mountainous challenge for Burnley's smallest babies

Britain's three highest mountains await a team of intrepid Burnley medics planning to conquer them all in 24 hours, and raise money to improve care for some of the tiniest babies in the area.

Mr Simon Hill and Dr Ravi Singh

Doctors to tackle their own World Cup

Forget the World Cup, two hospital doctors from East Lancashire will be representing their country in the forthcoming World Medical Football Championships.

Pendleside Hospice fundraiser Leah Hutchinson from Pendleside receives the cheque at Brierfield Working Men's Club from Luke Hamilton, Phil Schofield and other club members.

Music festival opened by legendary 60s pop star raises thousands for hospice

A music festival, that was opened by Bobby Elliott of the legendary band The Hollies, raised almost £4,000.
Mark Conway

Inquest reveals Burnley father's drink and drug-related death

An inquest at Burnley Magistrates into the death of a 33-year-old man has revealed that the father-of-one died after ingesting "an excessive amount of drugs and alcohol," according to the coroner.
Steve Neary, Melanie Crook and Darren Moss of Burnley Work and Pensions Department with a cheque for the cash they raised for Pendleside Hospice in 2017.

Burnley colleagues give thumbs up to hospice as their Charity of the Year

Generous colleagues spent a year fund raising for a cause close to their hearts.

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Our hospitals engaging patients with mobile phone appointments

Patients in East Lancashire can now receive information about their hospital appointments via mobile phone.

Do you recognise anyone in this photograph taken in the children's ward at Burnley General Hospital in 1976?

Clarets visit to children's hospital ward sparks nostalgic appeal

Do to recognise any of the children on this photograph?
Elizabeth Jackson (right) has organised a craft fair to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care as her sisters Rachel (left)and  Linda have both had the disease.

Sisters' brave battle against cancer is inspiration for charity fundraising event

A Burnley woman, whose two sisters have both battled breast cancer, has organised a fundraising event.

Barnoldswick well-being group out to fight social isolation across Pendle

With studies showing that socially isolated people are six times more likely to frequent GP services, loneliness has long been a pressing issue for communities. But a Barnoldswick well-being group is out to make a difference.

Volunteers for St John Ambulance have been thanked for giving their time

Organisation head pays tribute to volunteers who give a million hours of time

A team of volunteers who give up their time to help out at events across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley have been given a huge vote of thanks.

Sister Andrea Warburton (right) with Ward 15 staff at Burnley General Teaching Hospital (s)

Burnley hospital ward recognised for outstanding patient care

Nurses, healthcare assistants and support staff on Ward 15 at Burnley General Teaching Hospital are celebrating after receiving an award for outstanding patient care.

Jamie Kennedy is the Director of the company and one of FX's Personal Trainers.

Taking the Fitness Experience to the next level in Burnley

The cliché of someone with a gym membership who doesn’t work out is alien at Fitness Experience, with the world-class facility offering bespoke personal training for everyone from pro footballers to those aiming to get fitter. Put simply, they get results.

Kara with two of her classmates and Chris Whittaker (right), the school's Assistant Headteacher.

Coal Clough student overcomes anxiety to flourish at "amazing" school

Moving schools can be a traumatic experience for any student, let alone for a teenager who has suffered with severe anxiety. But for a Burnley 16-year-old, a move to Coal Clough Academy has been simply "amazing".
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