East Lancs man who performed painful surgery on pet without anaesthetic banned from keeping dogs

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

A MAN who performed painful surgery without anaesthetic on his lurcher after it ripped open its chest on a barbed wire has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years.

Burnley road closure for resurfacing

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: PLANS Kay Group has lodged a planning application for new retail and commercial units at Trafalgar Street, Burnley

8:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

TRAFALGAR Street in Burnley will be closed for two weeks from tomorrow as Lancashire County Council carries out resurfacing connected with the Weavers Triangle regeneration project.

East Lancs hospital food defended

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Hospital food doesn’t agree with everyone

12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A PATIENT champion has defended the hospital food served up to patients in East Lancashire, after it received poor ratings in a newly published report.

Strictly too skimpy say East Lancs dance experts

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Actress pledges to defy pain to continue dance show triumph

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

HIT BBC show Strictly Come Dancing has one again come under fire for asking female dancers to wear outfits that are too revealing.

East Lancs restaurant owner says police should be more considerate when closing Grane Road

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

A RESTAURATEUR has called on police to be more considerate of local businesses when dealing with incidents on one of East Lancashire’s most notorious roads.

East Lancs taxi driver attempted sexual assault on undercover police officer after waving vibrator at her

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:24am Friday 29th August 2014

A TAXI driver has admitted attempted sexual assault on an undercover police officer 11 months after he was cleared of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Thieves in £35k East Lancs wedding dress raid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THIEVES escaped with £35,000 of wedding dresses after raiding a van in East Lancashire.

East Lancs heart disease teen backs national campaign

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

A BARNOLDSWICK teenager born with congenital heart disease is backing a national campaign.

East Lancs metal theft figures plummet - but stone thefts on the rise

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

METAL theft in East Lancashire has tumbled dramatically, new figures revealed.

Paper road tax discs set to be abolished

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:08am Friday 29th August 2014

THE paper tax disc will be relegated to the depths of history at the end of next month, after being a feature of British motoring for almost 100 years.

Police call for calm as Clarets prepare to face Manchester United

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Fans are hoping to cheer Burnley all the way to the Premier League

9:27am Friday 29th August 2014

POLICE have called on fans attending Burnley’s crunch game against Manchester United tomorrow to enjoy the occasion, and not get into trouble.

Tragic East Lancs teen’s grandad petitions for change

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:45pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE grandfather of a teenager who died in an accident in Hapton has handed over a petition to highways bosses calling for safety improvements at a dangerous bridge.

Demolition of Brierfield units urged as firefighters find gas cylinders

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:05am Friday 29th August 2014

SEVERAL garage owners in Brierfield are set to be asked to move out amid fears that the complex is a ‘major explosion’ risk.

Volunteers land £10,000 to fund community events

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

A PARKS group that prides itself on bringing a community together has secured a grant of almost £10,000 to continue its work.

Pendle pilot scheme to boost ambulance responses

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

2:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

PENDLE could become part of a new North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) project to improve response times in rural areas.

Colne family firm selected for business awards finals

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

FAMILY firm Text Styles, based in Albert Road, Colne, has been named as a finalist in the 2014 E3 Business Awards.

Military museum's £200k upgrade nears completion

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:59pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FOUR-year, £200,000 project to modernise and upgrade Lancashire’s Regimental Museum will be completed next week.

East Lancs solicitors don pink tutus to raise money for Katy trust

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:56pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOUR of East Lancashire’s best-known solicitors were in the pink as they ran from Bacup to Burnley dressed as fairies.

Bereaved East Lancs couple lay on family fun day to help finance counselling sessions

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

MORE than 150 people attended a poignant fundraising event at a Ramsbottom pub in memory of a stillborn baby.

End support for Israel, say Pendle twinning group

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE Pendle Palestine Twinning group is calling on the Government to end its support for Israel over the Gaza conflict.

Brave East Lancs war hero pedals into action for Invictus Games

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:42pm Friday 29th August 2014

A WAR hero who was confined to a wheelchair for two years after being wounded in action has been selected to cycle in an athletics competition at Olympic Park in London next month.

East Lancs musician to play in front of his biggest crowd at Blackpool lights switch-on

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

A MUSICIAN from East Lancashire will perform in front of the biggest crowd of his life tonight when he plays at the switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations.

East Lancs Muslims warned over bogus pilgrim travel packages

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: File photo dated 08/10/10 of a passport as a union has warned of industrial action over a passport backlog it says has been caused by job cuts. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 9, 2014. The Public and Commercial Services union said job cut

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

THOUSANDS of East Lancashire Muslims planning pilgrimages to the Mecca have been warned about bogus packages.

GANNETT FOUNDATION: East Lancs charity grants up for grabs

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORTHY causes have just over two weeks to apply for cash from the Gannett Foundation.

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE: Our favourites from across the web...

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral with celebrities such as David Beckham, Lady Gaga and Britney Spears all dumping ice cold water on themselves in the name of charity. Here are a few of our favourites...

Race is on to light up £1.3m Weavers Triangle centrepiece

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NEW lighting is set to be installed around the Weavers Triangle development as council chiefs rush to beat the deadline to spend Government funding.

Former Premier League footballer will run to Turf Moor as part of £1million fundraiser

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FORMER Premier League footballer running nearly 1,000 miles in three weeks to raise £1million for Cancer Research will arrive at Turf Moor tonight.

East Lancs farmer accused of driving tractor at police has case dropped

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:37am Thursday 28th August 2014

A HILL farmer from Rossendale accused of driving his tractor at a police officer neighbour and hitting him in the leg as part of a lengthy dispute has seen all charges against him dropped.

Two East Lancs restaurants in Good Food Guide’s leading 50 eateries

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:35am Thursday 28th August 2014

TWO East Lancashire restaurants have been named among the top 50 in the country.

Mother’s tribute as hundreds say farewell to tragic East Lancs teen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:24am Thursday 28th August 2014

HUNDREDS of mourners gathered to say their final goodbyes to a Church teenager, who died following a long battle with a rare heart disorder.

Burnley man to star in new BBC drama

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

AN EAST Lancashire actor is to star in a new BBC drama about the history of Chester Zoo.

REVEALED: Burnley Mechanics given first makeover in 35 years

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:32am Thursday 28th August 2014

A NEW ‘home from home’ is being created at Burnley Mechanics — as the Lancashire Telegraph reveals details of its first major makeover for 35 years.

Concern as East Lancs Asian women fail to take up sessions after heart attacks

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Monday morning is said to be the time when people are most likely to have a heart attack

9:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

EAST Lancashire health chiefs have raised concerns about the apparent reluctance of Asian women to attend rehab sessions after suffering a heart attack.

Success on a plate for Burnley foodie festival

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:40pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A FLEDGLING food festival is set to be staged in Burnley tomorrow and Saturday – featuring a top BBC chef – as town centre leaders look to benefit from our revived culinary appetites.

Barrowford Morrisons’ mini store bid sparks plans row

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: BANNED: Morrisons has had an advert for its burgers barred

5:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A ROW has broken out over the opening of a supermarket in Barrowford.

Charity curry evening at Emmaus Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Explore Raw Cookery School - Getting Started With Raw Foods

5:20pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A CURRY evening in aid of a Burnley homeless charity takes place next month.

Designers invited each month to showcase their work in Pendle

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:22pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A YOUNG interior design specialist from Pendle is determined to help fellow creative types get ahead with a new showcase.

Nelson songwriter’s bald ambition to raise £1,000

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

NELSON songwriter Jay Stansfield has promised to allow barbers to shave his head ‘to the bone’ with traditional razors, if he can raise £1,000 in sponsorship money for Pendleside Hospice.

Pendle MP hits out at hoax websites

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson helps resolve safety concern

5:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has spoken out about hoax websites that are made to look like official government sites, stating that a number of Pendle residents have fallen victim to the scam.

SAVAGES: Police hunt East Lancs gang after sheep slaughtered

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A GANG of youths whose dogs have killed 12 sheep on a disused farm are being hunted by police and animal welfare officers.

Man airlifted to hospital with 'serious leg injury' after being hit by car in Shawforth

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: An air ambulance over East Lancashire

5:46pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN 81-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with a 'serious leg injury' after being struck by a car.

East Lancs students taught how to recognise depression following spate of suicides

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

5:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN EAST Lancashire college will be teaching pupils to recognise the signs of depression and other mental health issues in the coming academic year.

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans called to support sexual offences anonymity campaign

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Nigel Evans MP receives a warm welcome from the residents of Ribble Valley

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A LAWYER has called on Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans to support his campaign for people accused of sexual offences to remain anonymous during trials.

APPLY NOW: Gannett Foundation's grants for East Lancs charities

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:21pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHARITIES across East Lancashire can apply for thousands of pounds from a pot of money from a major grant-giver.

Shadow minister’s shock at Lancashire police cuts

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police officers on patrol

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SHADOW home office minister visited Burnley to discuss concerns over cuts to frontline policing.

Hospital bosses told to slash cost of parking

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HOSPITAL bosses have been told to slash the cost of parking for certain groups of patients, under new government guidelines.

HISTORY: Catholic East Lancs school appoints first Muslim head boy

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:50am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMAAL Iqbal is only 15 but he’s set to make history when he returns to his school in September – as its first ever Muslim head boy.

Clarets star Ings kicks off new season with spectacular set of tattoos

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TATT who? Here's Clarets hitman Danny Ings as you've never seen him before.

Hackers target East Lancs cycling supremo's email account

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Brian Cookson

10:17am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HACKERS have targeted the email account of East Lancashire cycling supremo Brian Cookson, claiming he had been mugged and needed money to pay his hotel bills.

Bid to build 105 Longridge homes rejected

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CAMPAIGNERS in the Ribble Valley are celebrating after the council’s planning committee unanimously rejected an application to build more than 100 new homes in Longridge.


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