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Lancashire Police rated 'good' in latest inspection

Lancashire Police has received a good rating for keeping people safe and preventing crime.
Director Simon Rumley

Film director giving away £15 to people who watch his film in Burnley

A film director is offering £15 to the first 10 people who go to see his new film at Burnley's Reel Cinema.
Have you seen Courtney Johnstone?

Police appeal for missing teen

Police are appealing for information about a missing teenage girl.

The savvy spellers: '(back row) Saleyha Zafar, Syed Ateeb Hassan, and Yaminah Miah.'(front row:) Umme-habeebah Miah, Aadam Asghar, and Ismail Yasin.

Burnley school's superstars light up local Spelling Bee

A Burnley primary school is celebrating having five out of the six finalists in a local Spelling Bee after their stellar spelling superstars almost swept the field in the local competition with other schools.


Shocking Burnley life expectancy figures highlight need for action

Astonishing figures have revealed how living in one area of Burnley compared to another can cut a person’s life expectancy by more than a decade.
Burnley Reel Cinema

Competition: Win tickets to Burnley's Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has once again teamed up with Burnley's Reel Cinema to offer readers the chance to win a pair of film tickets.
Coun. Christine White has praised staff at Burnley General Hospital for their care after she was injured during a fall.

Councillor's praise for "wonderful and kind" hospital staff after fall drama

A councillor has praised staff at Burnley General Hospital who came to her aid she fell while taking photographs of neglected back streets on her patch.
Lancashire Police took 106 knives off the county's streets in just one week.

Lancashire Police reveals knives handed in during amnesty

Lancashire Police is warning residents about the dangers of knives after taking 106 off the county's streets in just one week.

Briercliffe Gala in its heyday (s)

Briercliffe Gala set to return

Family fun will be the order of the day when Briercliffe Gala returns this summer more than a decade after the last one was held.

Crews from Burnley attended the fire

Crews tackle Burnley chimney fire

Firefighters were called out to a chimney fire at a house in Burnley yesterday.

Burnley JobCentre

You can make a name for yourself in Burnley

Opportunities to make a success out of yourself are possible in Burnley, according to the town’s JobCentre.

Towneley Hall

Football, fairytales and freezeframe at Towneley this year

From the history of steam railways to what makes football ‘the beautiful game’ – Towneley Hall has it all in a packed programme of events and artistic adventures over the coming year.
Some of the students at Burnley's Holy Trinity Primary School show off their animal themed painted egg creations

Children made an eggstra special effort for Easter competition

From dinosaur eggs to underwater creatures, pupils at a Burnley primary school came up with some imaginative ideas for an egg painting competition.

Fire crews tackled a house blaze in Burnley last night

Firefighters tackle house blaze

Firefighters raced to a house fire in Burnley in the early hours of this morning.
Helen with her niece Heidi

Helen set to run London Marathon all for the love of her niece

A chartered surveyor is preparing to run the London Marathon for Bliss, the premature and sick baby charity, in honour of her niece who was born six weeks early.
An artists impression of how Padiham High Street could look (s)

Regeneration cash will breathe new life into Padiham

A lottery-funded project aimed at protecting and preserving Padiham’s heritage has taken a further step forward.

Chris Walton will be raising for Crohn's and Colitis UK.

Guitarist's Burnley Mechanics birthday bash expo to raise funds for charity

Deciding against traditional birthday celebrations, a Burnley-based guitarist is gearing up to celebrate turning 40 by hosting The UK Guitar Expo 2018 at Burnley Mechanics to raise vital funds for charity.
The damage

'Senseless' vandal tears up football pitch with 4x4

Children’s football matches could be abandoned after a “senseless” Range Rover driver tore up a village pitch in his vehicle.

Seafood Pub Company Managing Director Joycelyn Neve receives the award for best food offer from sponsor, Bruce Ray, Vice President of Independent Free Trade from Carlsberg

Company scoops top award for third time

It was third time lucky in prestigious industry awards for a company that owns three pubs in Pendle.

Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall will take to the stage as duo OdAll in France this weekend.

Vive La France for talented teenage music duo

Teenage musicians Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall have been invited to play at a prestigious music festival this weekend.
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