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Dancing on Ice star Tom returns to his Lancashire roots

One of the stars of ITV’s hit TV show Dancing on Ice has skated home to the Fylde coast. Pro skater Tom Naylor was greeted with cheers and applause when he returned Blackpool to visit a private hospital where staff have been following his every twist...

31 min. ago in Regional North West

Police respond to ‘serious’ incident in Burnley

Police are at the scene of what appears to be a major incident on Cleaver Street. The area has been cordoned off with police tape and emergency services are on the scene this evening. More details will follow on this website shortly. Big drop in drugs...

yesterday, 20:11 in Regional North West

Channel 4's outlandish new cooking show may be crazy, but it certainly isn't delicious

Food can be sustenance, just something to fill you up. At other times it’s comfort, a way of bringing of cheer on the darkest days. For the cooks on Crazy Delicious (Channel 4, Tuesdays, 8pm), however, food is unicorn dreams with glittery sprinkles,...

yesterday, 17:46 in Regional North West

Big drop in drugs seizures across Lancashire

The number of drug seizures fell to a record low in Lancashire last year. The Police Federation of England and Wales warned that a “proliferation of illicit drugs on the streets of the UK” is being used to fund serious crime, following the first rise...

yesterday, 17:11 in Regional North West

This is how you could appear on TV with Ant and Dec

Television favourites Ant and Dec are looking for a couple from Lancashire to star in their new show. The duo are trying to find a couple in their seventies who have who are yet to get engaged or married for a feature on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night...

yesterday, 17:03 in Regional North West

Police urge caution after elderly Ribble Valley man is tricked out of thousands of pounds

Elderly and vulnerable residents, especially those living alone, are being advised to be on their guard after a victim was defrauded out of a significant amount of money. Police said the methods used were "very sophisticated" and they would...

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional North West

Cbeebies star Andy and the Odd Socks visit lucky Clitheroe school

Pupils at St Michael and St John's Primary School received a very special visit from the nation’s most in-demand live music act for children as lucky winners of the 2019 Odd Socks Day competition. In aid of Odd Socks Day on November 12th, 2019,...

yesterday, 14:36 in Regional North West

Tributes to well-respected and inspirational former Burnley headteacher and church lay reader

Tributes have been paid after the death of a well-loved ex-headteacher who was described as a "true gentleman". James Chadwick Scott, who was a former headteacher at Wellfield Methodist and Anglican Church School and St Stephen's Primary...

yesterday, 12:54 in Regional North West

Lancashire firefighters taking longer to reach serious fires

Fire crews in Lancashire took more than half a minute longer to reach the most serious fires last year than they did five years ago, new figures show. The Fire Brigades Union warns that a matter of seconds "could be the difference between life...

yesterday, 11:46 in Regional North West

Valley's Red Rose support for cancer charity

Members of the Red Rose Social Club, which meets twice monthly at Billington’s Foxfields Country Hotel, have presented Rosemere Cancer Foundation with a cheque for £265.80. Their donation – raised during 2019 through club raffles and crafts sales –...

yesterday, 10:43 in Regional North West

Knife crimes hit a seven year high in Lancashire

Hundreds of criminals were convicted or cautioned for knife and offensive weapons crimes in Lancashire last year, as the number of offences dealt with hit a seven-year high Ministry of Justice statistics show that criminals were cautioned or sentenced...

yesterday, 06:20 in Regional North West

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service response times among quickest in country despite taking longer to get to...

Firefighters in Lancashire took more than half a minute longer to reach the most serious fires last year than they did five years ago, new figures show. Despite this a spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said today that its response times...

Thursday, 15:42 in Regional North West

Turf Moor to host key England U21 fixture

Turf Moor will play host to a key England Under 21 fixture in March. The European U21 Championship qualifier on Monday, March 30th, will see Aidy Boothroyd's side take on Turkey in a 7-45pm kick-off. The game is part of a qualifying double-header,...

Thursday, 14:32 in Regional North West

Chart topping pop star Olly Murs backs campaign to raise cash for popular Ribble Valley delivery driver...

Chart topping pop star Olly Murs is supporting the family of a well known and much loved Ribble Valley delivery driver who has been struck down by the deadly sepsis bug. Olly, who first found fame on ITV's X Factor and has had two number one hits,...

Thursday, 13:20 in Regional North West

Pair of Pendle pubs bought by Thwaites

Two popular Pendle pubs have been bought by the Daniel Thwaites Brewery. The Pendle Inn, Barley, and the Hare and Hounds, Foulridge, were bought by the national brewer based in Lancashire. Set at the foot of Pendle Hill, the Pendle Inn was built in...

Thursday, 11:24 in Regional North West

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