Parents pay tribute to Padiham 'cheeky smiling boy'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:27am Monday 1st September 2014

THE parents of a three-year-old boy who died during an emergency operation have paid tribute to their ‘cheeky, smiling boy’.

First public baptisms take place in Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:02am Monday 1st September 2014

BURNLEY’S first public baptisms saw young and old alike proclaim their faith last night.

Woman jailed over death of Boundary Mill founder

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:54am Monday 1st September 2014

A WOMAN has been jailed for three years after causing the death of Tom Bannister, whose family founded the Boundary Mill retail chain in Colne.

Burnley delivery driver terrorised village shop assistant

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Burnley Crown Court

9:51am Monday 1st September 2014

A DRUNKEN delivery driver terrorised a lone young assistant in a village shop, a court heard Nathan Chambers, 25, repeatedly went into the premises and was rowdy and swearing.

East Lancashire anti-social behaviour victims to be given new rights

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Redbridge council will hold a anti-social behaviour surgery at South Woodford Library

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

VICTIMS of anti-social behaviour in East Lancashire will soon be given the right to demand persistent troublemaking is dealt with.

Burnley man breached ASBO

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Burnley Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BURNLEY man banned from tormenting his neighbours has admitted shouting abuse and threats, a court heard.

Briercliffe nursery told to improve

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

10:15am Monday 1st September 2014

A BRIERCLIFFE nursery has been given a warning notice after it was rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted for the second time this year.

Former Burnley Labour councillor passes away

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

9:10am Monday 1st September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Labour councillor and former miner who has died at his home in Burnley at the age of 77.

Highlighting plight of MS sufferers

4:58pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE latest information and developments in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) will be highlighted to people affected by the condition on Thursday, September 11, when the Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn branch of the MS Society hosts two special guests.

Myths surround family planning

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:51pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW survey has shown that a number of myths and misperceptions continue to exist around family planning.

County health chief challenges Pendle MP on NHS

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: County Coun Azhar Ali

4:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

HEALTH chief Azhar Ali has challenged Pendle’s MP to a public debate on the NHS.

Nelson care home gets good report

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CARE home in Nelson was given the thumbs up after a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Plan to boose cancer drugs fund gets Pendle MP's welcome

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

4:44pm Monday 1st September 2014

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will boost the Cancer Drugs Fund by £160m in the next two years.

Burnley road to close for improvements

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

HIGHWAYS chiefs have pledged that road improvements ‘will make Burnley a better place to live’.

Demand for better wages for women

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:41pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CALL has been made for more women in Lancashire to be paid the living wage.

Women in dark on cancer symptoms

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:39pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEARLY a third of female survey respondents in the North West could not name a single correct symptom of any of the five gynaecological cancers, according to a women’s cancer research charity.

Memories of Rolling Stones' Pendle gigs rekindled

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Rolling Stones when they performed in Bradford in 1964 at the Gaumont Theatre

9:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A LIFELONG Rolling Stones fan is appealing for information about the band's two gigs in Pendle to ensure memories will 'not fade away'.

Public baptisms to take place in Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: 'Jesus did not just want to impart information but to bring about transformation'

5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

YOUNG worshippers are set to be publicly ‘baptised’ in a Burnley town centre ceremony to proclaim their faith tonight.

Ex-servicemen take on coast-to-coast walk for Burnley charity

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The man was with a friend, paragliding off Pendle Hill

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THREE army veterans are to walk 192 miles from coast to coast to raise money for a Burnley charity.

Tributes to former Burnley headteacher

Burnley and Pendle Citizen:

12:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A FORMER headteacher who taught at Burnley schools for 36 years has died.

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.









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