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'Please DO block our spaces' - read the heartwarming note left on ambulance in Lancashire

Nasty notes left on windscreens of ambulances while paramedics are nearby saving lives have dominated the headlines recently. One woman, a 26-year-old from Stoke, sparked outrage after scrawling a vile message that said she didn't care if the 'whole...

yesterday, 12:28 in Regional North West
 

Travel talk about long distance trek in the Alps

“The most famous walk in the World” - Le Tour du Mont Blanc is the final talk in a series of six Trinity Travel Talks by Steuart and Anita Kellington and will be presented next Friday, March 2nd. This Trinity Travel Talk is an account of a 100-mile...

yesterday, 08:18 in Regional North West
 

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. We have one pair of tickets to give away this week for Red Sparrow starring To be in with a chance of winning,...

Friday, 13:09 in Regional North West
 

Pendle in bid to breakaway from Lancashire County Council

Pendle Borough Council members have voted unanimously to kick off the process to break away from Lancashire County Council. The proposal was tabled by the Conservatives, but received support from the Labour and Liberal Democrat groups. The council...

Friday, 12:23 in Regional North West
 

Surprise of her life for business woman and community stalwart Kellie

A Whalley business woman and community stalwart got the surprise of her life on Saturday when friends and colleagues organised a party to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her business. Kellie Hughes arrived at her surprise party at Whalley Golf Club...

Friday, 12:01 in Regional North West
 

From Burnley to BT Sport, Accrington to America: the Rachel Brown-Finnis story

It was in the playground as an 11-year-old that Rachel Brown-Finnis first found her feet - and hands - in football. But little did the boys who ushered her into playing in goal know, the girl playing football whom they saw as a "novelty" was...

Friday, 11:24 in Regional North West
 

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses? Even Rory McIlroy has ventured on one of these greens. To view the vote click here /where-are-the-best-golf-clubs-and-courses-in-lancashire-1-9023466 NEXT WEEK: Where are the...

Friday, 09:58 in Regional North West
 

Jobs boost for Burnley with announcement of petrol station, store and coffee shop plans

A prominent Burnley site could be the location for a new petrol station, shop and drive-through coffee shop. Euro Garages are seeking planning permission from Burnley Council to develop land currently occupied by the former St Teresa’s RC Church and...

Thursday, 14:45 in Regional North West
 

REV RON GREENALL: Every picture tells a story

First of all, a few facts about what happened in this week in times past that has relevance for us today. READ MORE: Click here for more stories It was way back in 1678 that John Bunyan published the first art of The Pilgrim’s Progress, while the WI...

Thursday, 13:23 in Regional North West
 

More teachers are needed to stave off a classroom crisis

Teachers’ leaders fear a classroom crisis as fewer people are entering the profession. According to some statistics the number of would-be teachers has fallen and more qualified teachers are quitting the profession early. Data released by UCAS showed...

Thursday, 12:18 in Regional North West
 

REV RON GREENALL: Tall stories from Lancashire but always true

I’m asked if I tell you tall stories in these articles – the answer is no, for I deal in facts not fiction. READ MORE: Click here for more of Canon Ron’s weekly reflections However, I do deal in tall storeys when I talk about tall factory chimneys and...

Thursday, 10:50 in Regional North West
 

Massive pothole blighting village road has been fixed

A notorious pothole that had caused misery to motorists for months has been repaired. Dedicated highways workmen from Lancashire County Council spent most of yesterday morning (Wednesday) fixing Billington's biggest source of complaint - a massive...

Thursday, 10:26 in Regional North West
 

Residents express their priorities for the future of Clitheroe

No more houses should be built in the Ribble Valley until sufficient infrastructure is provided to deal with all the extra houses. This is according to results of a survey produced by Clitheroe Residents Action Group allowing the townspeople to have a...

Wednesday, 17:12 in Regional North West
 

Firefighters race to house blaze in early hours of the morning

Firefighters raced to a house blaze in the early hours of this morning after it was reported that someone was inside the property. The blaze broke out at the house in Whalley Road, Clitheroe, at around 1-30am. A search revealed the house was empty and...

Wednesday, 17:03 in Regional North West
 

Investigation launched into Padiham house gas blast

The cause of a gas explosion, which ripped through a house in Padiham on Sunday morning, is still being investigated. The occupant of the semi-detached house in Garden Street was rushed to hospital with burns after the explosion at 9-15am on Sunday...

Wednesday, 12:18 in Regional North West
 
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