News from Regional North West

New homes and medical practice plans for Lune Valley village

Plans to build 76 new homes and a new medical practice in Hornby have been submitted to Lancaster City Council. Story Homes is applying for hybrid planning permission to build houses in a field north of Hornby Park School in Melling Road, along with...

Lancaster Guardian, yesterday, 11:41
 

Campaign launched to save Wigan branch of RBS

Customers have voiced despair and anger at the news that their Wigan community is set to lose its last bank. And account-holders with the Royal Bank of Scotland in High Street, Standish – set to close in the new year along with five others in the...

Wigan Today, yesterday, 11:33
 
Thieves steal diesel in Workington commercial burglary

Thieves steal diesel in Workington commercial burglary

Diesel was stolen in a burglary at a business in Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington, over the weekend. The incident happened between between 2pm on Saturday, September 15 and 7am on Monday, September 17. Property was damaged. Anyone with...

News & Star, yesterday, 11:32
 

'Shameful' Burnley Football Club slammed by fans for unpaid work ad

Burnley Football Club have been slammed by supporters after the Premier League club advertised for unpaid matchday volunteers. The Turf Moor outfit, currently bottom of the table, posted an advertisement on its official Twitter page today asking for...

Pendle Today, yesterday, 11:23
 

Liverpool's controversial plans for Anfield are APPROVED

Liverpool Football Club has had its controversial plans for the future of Anfield APPROVED. The Reds have brought a difficult planning saga to an end today, winning a key victory at Liverpool Town Hall that means a key aspect of its long-term strategy...

Liverpool Echo, yesterday, 11:21
 

'Shameful' Burnley Football Club slammed by fans for unpaid work ad

Burnley Football Club have been slammed by supporters after the Premier League club advertised for unpaid matchday volunteers. The Turf Moor outfit, currently bottom of the table, posted an advertisement on its official Twitter page today asking for...

Burnley Express, yesterday, 11:20
 

MP speaks to Secretary of State for Housing

Ribble Valley Nigel Evans has asked the Secretary of State for Housing, James Brokenshire, to make changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) which would provide protections to rural areas and give more control to local councils. In...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 11:14
 
Police investigate Workington burglary

Police investigate Workington burglary

A Blu-Ray player was among the items stolen during a burglary at a house in Workington. It happened in Moss Bay Road on Monday, September 3. Thieves broke in between noon and 5pm. Cumbria police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information...

News & Star, yesterday, 11:13
 

Blackpool chip shop serves a circus mash up

Talk about a chip off the old block. Circus ringmaster Joel Hatton and wife Ashleigh brought Mexican clown Chico from Circus Starr to their childhood home to pick up a sack of spuds to use in his show. Ashleigh’s mum Sue Miller owns the Harrowside...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 11:10
 

Drivers vs cyclists: study reveals North West commuter anger

A new survey has shown the relationship between drivers and cyclists in the North West to be amongst the worst in the UK after commuters were asked to rate how well they got on with each other on the roads. The data, compiled by car leasing company...

Clitheroe Advertiser, yesterday, 11:01
 

Young Fylde business owner wins award for inspiration

A Fylde entrepreneur has become the BIBAs’ most inspiring young person of the Year. Henry Hargreaves from Lytham founded his educational company Gledus following his own experiences as a student studying overseas. Gledus launched last November and...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:59
 

Book tells story of women MPs

0 Have your say Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith has contributed to a new book about female MPs. The Honourable Ladies profiles every woman MP, from 1918 to 1996, and celebrates the pioneers who over the last 100 years fought tenaciously to...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:59
 

Fylde coast business awards winners show diversity of expertise

The breadth and talent of the companies which make Lancashire the business powerhouse it is were put in the spotlight in the glittering surroundings of Blackpool Tower Ballroom in the BIBAS awards ceremony. And the man who picked up the lifetime...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:59
 

Super slimmer Emma’s sharing her secret

0 Have your say A super slimmer who trans-formed her life by losing 4st is using her success to shape a new career and help others lose weight too. Emma Jones, of Kirkham, joined Slimming World in 2015 after her third baby – and 10 months later, after...

Blackpool Gazette, yesterday, 10:59
 
Crash closes A595 in West Cumbria

Crash closes A595 in West Cumbria

The A595 has been shut as emergency services deal with a crash. Police and paramedics are dealing with the incident between Gosforth and Holmrook. It is understood the crash happened around 9.30am and involved two cars. Cumbria police are diverting...

News & Star, yesterday, 10:57
 


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