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Children’s fancy foot work wows audience

Pupils at Chatburn Primary School drew inspiration through watching the foot work of Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke when they performed a dance in front of their parents and friends. The school’s class two pupils have been learning about the film Mary P

yesterday, 12:49 in Regional North West
 

Don’t miss this festive civic carol service

Slaidburn Silver Band will play at a joint carol service next week organised by three local service organisations. The civic carol service, which is being staged by the Rotary Clubs of Clitheroe and Ribblesdale with Clitheroe Lions, will be held at St Ja

yesterday, 08:59 in Regional North West
 

Gardener’s appeal after thieves steal van

A landscape gardener is asking people to keep a look out for his van after it was stolen while he was finishing off a job in Clitheroe this week. Former St James’ CE Primary School and Ribblesdale High School pupil Mark Leach (28) was at a gardening job

Friday, 17:19 in Regional North West
 

Church service for bereaved parents

A service for bereaved parents who have lost babies through stillbirth, miscarriage, neo natal death or cot death will be held in Nelson this Sunday. The service will be held at Christ Church, Carr Road, at 2pm and all are welcome. Clare Duxbury, who has

Friday, 15:03 in Regional North West
 

Road reopens following A59 smash

The A59 has just reopened following a crash involving four people near the McDonald’s restaurant roundabout. Police officers, paramedics and firefighters were called to the scene at around 10-15am and the A59 was closed from its junction with Whalley Roa

Friday, 14:20 in Regional North West
 

Food festival features on interactive map

Clitheroe Food Festival is being highlighted by international online travel group Expedia as one of the best food and drink events in the country. The annual festival is being highlighted by Expedia.co.uk on a new interactive map aimed at travellers plan

Friday, 14:20 in Regional North West
 

One lane closed on Southbound M61 due to accident

A lane closure is in place on the Southbound M61 between junctions 8 (Chorley) and 6 (Horwich) this morning (8 December). The accident, which involved two cars, happened at around 6.15 am. One car is thought to be on the hard shoulder of the motorway. Dr

Friday, 14:20 in Regional North West
 

Care manager jailed after admitting theft of £35,000 from vulnerable victims

A care manager whose job was to look after the bank accounts of vulnerable people in Burnley has been jailed for 14 months after admitting stealing £35,395 from them. Carl Storer (29) of Herbert Street, Padiham, siphoned the money from the bank accounts

Friday, 12:11 in Regional North West
 

Investigation launched into death of woman in police custody

A 35-year-old woman has died after being found unresponsive in the cells of a Lancashire police station. The woman was taken to Greenbank police headquarters on Whitebirk Drive in Blackburn after being arrested in Darwen on Saturday, December 3. At aroun

Friday, 11:42 in Regional North West
 

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend. FREE: Croston Fair, Sunday December 11 The fair will be held throughout Croston, with craft stalls at the old school, community centre, church and primary school together with entertainers, food stalls, the

Friday, 11:42 in Regional North West
 

Burnley to welcome Syrian refugee families

Burnley is set to welcome Syrian refugee families in the New Year. A number of families will be relocated to the area as Burnley Borough Council pledged to do its bit to help those in desperate need. The report proposal will be that Burnley resettles a n

Thursday, 15:51 in Regional North West
 

Warning after cold call scam

Members of the public are being warned to be vigilant after a cold call scam in Burnley. Johnston Press has been notified of a fraudulent caller using the Burnley Express name to extract card details. The caller was very convincing using language the cus

Thursday, 15:25 in Regional North West
 

Burnley FC backs Samaritans’ We Listen campaign

Premier League football club Burnley FC is hosting an awareness-raising day for Samaritans on Saturday 10 December 2016, when The Clarets welcome AFC Bournemouth to Turf Moor. Players from both teams will warm up for the game in the charity’s distinctive

Thursday, 10:55 in Regional North West
 

UPDATE: All lanes have reopened but delays still reported on M6 Northbound

A lane has now been reopened on the M6 northbound between junctions 29 (Lostock Hall) and 31 (Samlesbury) after earlier flooding led to one lane being closed. Traffic is still moving very slowly through the area. Drivers are advised to approach with caut

Thursday, 10:41 in Regional North West
 

Unique birthday celebrations

A local artist celebrated her 90th birthday with an exhibition and sale of her work. Local Artist Elizabeth Foster will celebrate her 90th birthday with an exhibition and sale of her work at Sabden Parish Church. The exhibition will be open on Saturday f

Thursday, 10:02 in Regional North West
 
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