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NORTH WEST ROADWORKS: 23-29 January 2017

Here are all planned roadworks across the region from Monday January, 23 to Sunday January, 29 2017. M6 junctions 16 to 19: Cheshire smart motorway Work is underway to upgrade the M6 to a smart motorway between Crewe and Knutsford, converting the hard sh

yesterday, 16:03 in Regional North West

Soccersixes' six-a-side Nelson league

Soccersixes have introduced a brand-new six-a-side Community Football League for over-16s to take part in weekly exercise at Nelson and Colne College. Taking place on Sunday evenings at Nelson & Colne College's 3G surface, the fantastic new league...

yesterday, 11:44 in Regional North West

Care home told to improve after alert

A Burnley care home which looks after people with mental health issues has been visited by an inspector after an alert was raised over safety issues. Oakmount House in Westgate was reviewed by the Care Quality Commission after it received information of

Thursday, 15:33 in Regional North West

Historic club under threat

The future of one of Burnley’s most iconic clubs could hinge on a huge day of live music next month. Dwindling attendances and rising running costs have left Byerden House fighting an uphill battle as it struggles on day-to-day . Secretary Mark Proctor c

Thursday, 15:22 in Regional North West

Company's ire leads to council's fly-tipping clean-up

After an engineering firm in Nelson threatened to move due to an abundance of refuse in the area, Pendle Borough Council have carried out an extensive clean-up operation. PDS (CNC) Engineering Ltd – a precision manufacturing company which has worked with

Thursday, 14:49 in Regional North West

Boost your well-being at health event

To keep the feel-good vibes flowing this January, head down to this blissful Health and Well-being Day. Indulge in free sessions designed to empower and revitalise both body and mind, such as Bowen therapy, a reiki demonstration, meditation, oracle card

Thursday, 14:44 in Regional North West

Estate agent in line for prestigious award

An estate agent, with branches in Burnley and Pendle, is one of three shortlisted for a prestigious award at the North West Residential Property Awards. Petty are in the running for the Residential Sales and Letting Agent of the Year and face two huge ri

Thursday, 12:22 in Regional North West

Lancashire MP sets off for inauguration of president-elect Trump

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is travelling to Washington for tomorrow’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the USA. It is understood Mr Evans has paid for his trip himself. The Conservative MP announced the trip on Twitter with a picture of him

Thursday, 12:04 in Regional North West

Drink-driver crashed into roundabout

A drink-drive graphic designer more than twice the limit crashed into a roundabout over the New Year, a court heard. Burnley Magistrates’ Court was told that 38-year-old Benjamin Bradley, who had been drinking until 3am, got himself some breakfast from M

Thursday, 11:12 in Regional North West

Hundreds expected at funeral for popular teacher, Clarets fan and father

Family, friends, colleagues and pupils, past and present, will gather next week to say goodbye to the much admired teacher who died after he fell climbing one of Britain’s highest mountains. The funeral of Mr Mark Bowling will be held at St Matthew’s Chu

Thursday, 10:33 in Regional North West

Murder investigation launched after baby death

A murder investigation has been launched by detectives following the death of a baby in Burnley. Police were called to an address in Wellington Court shortly before 3pm on Monday to reports of a sudden death. Officers attended and the body of a new born

Wednesday, 18:44 in Regional North West

Burnley to resettle five Syrian refugee families this year

Five Syrian refugee families are likely to be housed in Burnley in the coming months. As revealed in the Burnley Express in December, Burnley Borough Council will help to resettle a number of families in the coming years, with five expected this year. An

Wednesday, 15:02 in Regional North West

Hard working volunteers bag £12,000 for charity

Volunteers surpassed themselves by raising the fantastic sum of £12,896 bag packing and collecting loose change over the festive period. Around 200 volunteers spent most of December hard at work in Burnley's Marks and Spencer store to raise the total for

Wednesday, 14:50 in Regional North West

NHS bill for swimming infections

It is always recommended that we teach our children to swim because it could be a life-saver. But those lessons come at a hefty cost to the NHS, research reveals. And that’s because £1.3m will be spent on medicine alone this year to treat contaminated wa

Wednesday, 14:50 in Regional North West

Police release two people arrested after death of baby

Two people arrested in connection with the sudden death of a baby have been released by police. Officers were called shortly before 3pm on 16 January to reports of the death of a baby in Burnley. They attended an address at Wellington Court in the town a

Wednesday, 11:43 in Regional North West

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