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NHS celebrating breast-feeding in support of mums

Lancashire health professionals will celebrate breast-feeding with a series of events which support mums. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust will join other health and voluntary organisations in marking National Breastfeeding Celebration Week. The...

today, 16:32 in Regional North West
 

Callous raiders ransack fire station while crews answer emergency call

Firefighters, who spent four hours battling a house blaze last night, returned to their station to find it had been broken into. Crews returned to Nelson Fire Station at 5am to discover thieves had broken in to the Bradley Road premises and stolen a...

today, 16:32 in Regional North West
 

Harley Davidson leads cavalcade of motorbikes on Pendle biker's final journey

Around 200 mourners and a cavalcade of 40 motorcycles today paid their last respects to biker Steven Browne. Steven (46) was killed in a tragic accident while out for a ride in Settle on his Triumph Tiger. His coffin was carried by a Harley Davidson,...

today, 16:06 in Regional North West
 

Residents' anger at plans to build new homes in Salterforth

Angry residents have voiced concerns about "overcrowding" over plans to build 34 new homes in Salterforth, which they claim will "destroy" their village. Under the proposals, which have been submitted to Pendle Borough Council by...

today, 16:01 in Regional North West
 

Turf More: Burnley FC home record one of Premier League's best

New analysis of the home record of every 92 Premier League and Football League team since the start of the 2008/09 season has revealed which teams fare best in familiar environments, with Turf Moor amongst the UK's most impenetrable stadia. Whilst mot...

today, 15:17 in Regional North West
 

Ex-school bursar admits stealing £100k

A former bursar from Clitheroe has admitted she stole around £100,000 from a primary school. Susan Margaret Ashworth (57), from Dorset Drive, stole the money from her employers Baxenden St John’s CE Primary School between January 2011 and August...

today, 13:45 in Regional North West
 

No trains between Clitheroe and Blackburn on Saturday

Northern Rail is calling on all customers to plan their travel carefully tomorrow due to RMT strike action that will affect the Northern network. The train operator will run around 850 services on Saturday to keep as many customers on the move as...

today, 11:56 in Regional North West
 

Commissioner's Action Fund funds £70,000-worth of community projects across Lancashire

A charity fund set up by Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to small local groups to fund a range of community projects across the county. The Commissioner's Action Fund awards grants to allow residents and...

today, 11:56 in Regional North West
 

Company celebrates a decade in business with fundraising drive for Pendleside Hospice

A company is celebrating its 10th birthday with a series of fundraising events for Pendleside Hospice. Established in 2008, Burnley based marketing agency, Root Fifty Two has created a not-for-profit magazine and all money raised through sponsorship...

today, 11:23 in Regional North West
 

'Tireless' Lancs Fire & Rescue fundraiser scoops award

A member of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has been congratulated by Home Secretary, Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP at a reception at No.10 Downing Street after claiming a prestigious award at The Fire Fighters Charity’s Spirit of Fire Awards in London....

today, 10:59 in Regional North West
 

Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

A local estate agents are giving a group of local students an invaluable taste of the working world, drafting in Nelson and Colne College alumni to help create an advert for the firm. Giving some second year students on NCC's Extended Diploma in...

today, 10:43 in Regional North West
 

Classic car show rolling into Burnley

Sunday marks the annual Classic Car Show at Burnley's Towneley Park. A car lover's dream, the day includes a collection of classic and modern cars, steam engines, army vehicles, buses and HGVs. Organised by the Rotary Club of Burnley and Burnley...

today, 10:16 in Regional North West
 

Lancashire recommends... the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire

You don't have to travel for for some Spanish culture.... Here is a list of the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire - as voted by readers. To view the vote click here /where-are-the-best-spanish-restaurants-in-lancashire-1-9210795 To view tapas...

today, 09:36 in Regional North West
 

Fire crews called to late night house blaze in Nelson

Fire crews spent four hours at the scene of house blaze last night. The fire broke out at the end terraced property in Whitehall Street, Nelson at 12-30pm and two fire engines from Nelson, one from Colne and the aerial ladder platform from Hyndburn...

today, 09:25 in Regional North West
 

Toddler witnesses birth of baby brother at home in Colne

A youngster who woke up during the night while his mother was in labour during a home birth witnessed the moment his baby brother entered the world. Two-year-old Walter Brown was not perturbed at the experience at all and wanted to stay awake and...

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional North West
 
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