Burnley car park chaos

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

PARKING chaos at council offices in Burnley has prompted bosses to tell hundreds of workers to park elsewhere.

Drugs kingpin should not be punished twice - barrister

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A DRUGS kingpin should not be punished twice for running a major cocaine and cannabis ring and money laundering, according to his barrister.

PLANS to increase stray dog fines slammed as a 'death sentence'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014


Ambitious plans to transform area around Brierfield Mill

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Work starts soon on Brierfield Mill site

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

AN AMBITIOUS plan to transform the area around Brierfield Mill has taken a giant stride foward.

Pendle school installs hi-tech security system

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: GV of CCTV camera. (4807999)

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A PENDLE school has installed a high-tech security system after being plagued by 'mindless vandalism' for several years.

Scotland votes 'NO' to independence

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: INDEPENDENCE VOTE: The Flags of  St George, the flag of Scotland and the Great Britain flag fly high in North Northumberland not far from the Scotish Boarders.

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE Scottish electorate's rejection of independence was greeted with delight by Prime Minister David Cameron, who said that the victory margin of around 55%-45% had settled the issue "for a generation... perhaps for a lifetime".

Lancashire tagged as third most haunted county in Britain - more ghoulies in Yorkshire

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:31am Friday 19th September 2014

FROM the legacy of the Pendle Witches to haunted Samlesbury Hall, Lancashire’s ties with the paranormal are very well-documented.

Man hit East Lancs housemate and broke window with teacup in row over darts

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:18am Friday 19th September 2014

A MIDDLE-aged man punched his housemate, leaving him needing three stitches in a row over a game of darts.

Worried residents speak out after alleged sex attack bid on terrified Burnley schoolgirl

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A COMMUNITY is calling for extra security measures at a subway following an alleged attempted sex attack on a schoolgirl.

TV spotlight on East Lancashire 'paedophile hunter'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:05am Friday 19th September 2014

A SELF-STYLED paedophile catcher whose sting operation helped convict an Accrington teacher is to feature in a new Channel 4 documentary.

Death riddle of East Lancs man who went missing

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

8:51am Friday 19th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the death of wildlife lover Trevor Whitehead, whose body was found in a stream as his rucksack hung from a tree 30 feet overhead.

RAIL INCIDENT: Police appeal after attack on worker

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

8:48am Friday 19th September 2014

PICTURES of two men police wish to speak to after an attack on a railway station worker have been released.

Aircraft crash which killed East Lancs man deemed ‘accidental’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:03am Friday 19th September 2014

A CORONER has recorded an accidental verdict on an East Lancashire passenger killed in a Welsh air crash which also saw his son and father seriously injured.

Funding for problem Burnley and Pendle families faces chop

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

9:20am Friday 19th September 2014

A DECISION to possibly axe a well-established scheme for problem families in Burnley and Pendle has come under fire from council bosses.

Sexual health importance highlighted in East Lancs

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:53am Friday 19th September 2014

THE importance of sexual and reproductive health has been highlighted in East Lancashire as part of a nationwide campaign.

STOPTOBER: East Lancs smokers encouraged to quit

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: POSED BY MODEL.File photo dated 12/03/12 of a man smoking a cigarette as children as young as seven are physically affected by their parents smoking, a study has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Those subjected to secon

11:03am Friday 19th September 2014

EAST Lancashire smokers have been encouraged to sign up to this years ‘Stoptober’ and take up the 28-day quitting challenge.

Police search for men after girl intimidated at Burnley bus stop

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

11:02am Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE have released a description of men they want to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was intimidated at a bus stop.

Remembering Maddi on her 10th birthday

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE parents of Madison Allan will mark what would have been the youngster’s 10th birthday tomorrow.

Barnoldswick running for ‘best high street’ in national award

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:44am Friday 19th September 2014

BARNOLDSWICK is in the running to be named one of the country’s best towns, in the Great British High Street Awards.

East Lancs inventor's brainchild recycles heat lost from stoves

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

AN inventor is hoping his brainchild will generate plenty of jobs for his home town – and not just be all hot air.

Money laundering charges

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Burnley Crown Court

2:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN accused of a money laundering allegation will have his case heard at Burnley Crown Court.

Council chiefs to approve tax plans

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: In Brief

2:29pm Friday 19th September 2014

MEMBERS of Burnley Council’s executive will be asked to approve the consultation regarding a range of council tax proposals when they meet next week.

Speak out on contraception

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

2:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE importance of sexual and reproductive health has been highlighted in East Lancashire as part of a nationwide campaign.

East Lancs brownies aid cancer tot who lost her eye

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS from a Brownies troop have helped the family of a child who lost an eye to cancer.

Award-winning Pendle football referee Jim Dick dies at 83

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A FOOTBALL referee who officiated at more than 1,700 local matches has died at the age of 83.

Burnley Buddhist worshippers to raise cash for equipment

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Buddhist service in Malvern

11:30am Friday 19th September 2014

WORSHIPPERS at Burnley’s new Buddhist temple are preparing to put themselves at other people’s mercies as they bid to equip their new home.

Burnley community worker hailed for sterling service

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A NEIGHBOURHOOD champion in Burnley has been given a rare honour – by the people she serves day in, day out.

Unemployment levels fall in Pendle again

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

11:10am Friday 19th September 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT levels in Pendle have fallen again, according to the borough’s MP Andrew Stephenson.

Clarets scheme will help to improve fitness of men

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:15am Friday 19th September 2014

PROMOTION to the Premier League is set to give Clarets fans a healthy dose of inspiration - both on and off the pitch – as part of a £90,000 initiative.

Police officer who shot dead Burnley colleague found guilty of gross misconduct - but keeps his job

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: PC Ian Terry was shot and killed during a ‘cops and robbers’-style training exercise, in June 2008.

9:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

A POLICE officer who shot dead a colleague has been given a reprimand but will keep his job despite being found guilty of gross misconduct.

Blackburn Rovers and Burnley record high fan arrest figures in Championship

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Burnley’s promotion is not just good news for the fans

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

ROVERS and Clarets fans clocked up some of the highest arrest figures in the Championship last season.

Hundred of jobs and homes to be created as Burnley mill plans given green light

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

NEW homes and around 250 jobs are set to be created in Burnley after plans to transform a derelict mill were given the green light.

East Lancs violence ‘hot spots’ to be targeted in binge drinking crackdown

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:38am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE dangers of irresponsible drinking are being highlighted as part of a week-long police campaign.

VIDEO: Lancashire Police hail knife amnesty a success

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

‘POTENTIALLY lethal wea-pons’ have been handed into police as part of a knife amnesty.

Alcoholic banned from Burnley town centre

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A WELL-KNOWN drunk has been back in court after he caused a nuisance to bus depot employees at 6.30am.

£50,000 a year East Lancs drink-driver’s crash shame

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Roadside checks will target drivers police suspect of having drunk alcohol or taken drugs.

1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A DRINK-driver more than twice the limit smashed his BMW into a lamp-post, walked off and told police the car had been stolen, a court heard.

East Lancashire charities staking a claim for grant aid

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHARITIES from all over East Lancashire have staked their claims for a grant from the Gannett Foundation.

East Lancs patients with Parkinson's to get help from specialist nurse

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PARKINSON’s disease patients are set to benefit from a specialist nurse for the first time, after years of campaigning to fund the post in East Lancashire.

Pendle Council chief executive role may be axed in cutbacks

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses in Pendle could become the first in Lancashire to scrap the post of chief executive after it was announced a 40-plus year veteran will be standing down.

Roughleee villagers flock to 'baamy' sheep race

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

11:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

VILLAGERS have gone ‘baamy’ for sheep racing in Roughlee.

Pendle residents could face new call-out charges

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

COUNCIL bosses and councillors in Pendle are tonight set to clash over the possible introduction of charges for dealing with rats, waste and stray dogs.

Burnley pupils and staff celebrate ‘exceptional’ start to academic year

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STAFF and students at a Burnley high school are celebrating an ‘exceptional’ start to the academic year.

Missing Burnley self-harmer found with knife

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE searching for a missing man found him covered in dried blood with a large knife and razor blade.

No plea over accusations of East Lancs OAP burglary

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

1:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A 34-year-old woman appeared before Burnley’s magistrates, accused of a “violent” burglary against an 86-year-old pensioner and defrauding her out of £12,000.

Towneley Hall earrings artwork voted nation’s favourite

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A PIECE of art hanging in Towneley Hall has been voted the nation’s favourite such project at a glittering ceremony.

Challenge faced by female politicians

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LANCASHIRE County Council Leader Jenny Mein yesterday addressed a conference on the challenges facing female politicians.

Padiham pupils in protest to save ‘environment’

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:57pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YEAR four children at Padiham Green CE Primary School have turned into environmental campaigners since hearing the news that Shuttleworth Mead Business Park plans to expand along the Padiham Greenway.

East Lancashire college hits cash problem

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:51pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE first university technical college to open in East Lancashire has run into financial difficulties just 12 months after opening.

East Lancs cocaine car wash gang jailed for 20 years

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

3:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A GANG who used a hand car wash to run a crack cocaine and cannabis operation in East Lancashire have been jailed for almost 20 years.

VIDEO: Clarets mad valeting boss celebrates Premier League promotion in style

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

4:49pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CAR valeting boss is hoping to give Burnley FC some 'va va vroom' with his freshly painted claret and blue Reliant Robin.


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