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Mountain rescue called to help injured cyclist in Gisburn

Members of the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team were called out this afternoon after a cyclist dislocated his knee cap while on a popular bike track. The incident happened just after 1pm at the Gisburn Forest Bike Trails and the cyclist was taken...

yesterday, 19:57 in Regional North West
 

Police release CCTV image of man after Colne supermarket incident

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify in relation to an incident at Lidl supermarket in Colne at 8-30pm on Friday. A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "Anyone with information please contact PC Eyre on...

yesterday, 10:57 in Regional North West
 

Children removed from Lancashire's Mountwood Academy after Ofsted visits

Young residents have been removed from a privately-run special needs Lancashire children’s home at short notice following repeated visits by Government watchdog Ofsted. In a critical report, Ofsted revealed that in the past year several residents had...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Burnley College students receive Duke of Edinburgh awards at Buckingham Palace

Outstanding former students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre headed to Buckingham Palace to receive their prestigious Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards. The students, who displayed physical and emotional strength, commitment and determination to...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Priority order drawn up for places at new Lancashire care facilities

Places at new housing developments for older people across Lancashire are to be allocated on the basis of their care and accommodation needs. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed the priority order in which spaces in so-called “extra care”...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Dial-a-bus and taxi contract up for renewal for first time since funding cut

Community transport operators are being invited to bid for a new contract to run the dial-a-bus service in parts of Lancashire. It is the first time that the service has gone out to tender since its budget was cut by Lancashire County Council last...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Government stats show Burnley falling behind UK on installing electric car charging points

Burnley is falling behind on installing electric car charging points according to a new government league table, with Transport Minister Grant Shapps calling on councils to make electric cares the "new normal". With figures revealing gaps in...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Unemployed Colne dad given lifeline by next door building site

A long term unemployed father of three was given a lucky break whilst on the school run. James Hawkes (27) from Colne, had not worked for three years when the manager of the building site next to his house handed him a lifeline. After a couple of...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Here is how spices can keep us healthy this winter

Faced with wintery weather, I enjoy turning to food to give me some comfort. Faced with wintery weather, I enjoy turning to food to give me some comfort. I like big stew pots, steaming bowls of soup and anything seasoned with spices to warm me up....

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Five candidates confirmed to stand in Pendle at general election

Five final candidates have been confirmed to battle it out to become Pendle's next Member of Parliament. Conservative Andrew Stephenson, who has been elected in the last three general elections, will hope to hold onto his seat against the challenge of...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Here's how much buried treasure has been found in Lancashire

Fortune hunters and hobbyists have found dozens of buried treasure troves in Lancashire since records began seven years ago, figures reveal. The British Museum says the scale of artefacts unearthed across the country exceeds expectations, with...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

The North Poll election podcast: how will a Brexit Party electoral pact affect the North?

The North Poll is the podcast that gets to the heart of issues impacting the North of England in the build-up to the general election. Join political journalists from across the North as they debate the issues, unpack the campaign trail twists and...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

General election 2019: The North Poll podcast - how will a Brexit Party electoral pact affect the North?

The North Poll is the podcast that gets to the heart of issues impacting the North of England in the build-up to the general election. Join political journalists from across the North as they debate the issues, unpack the campaign trail twists and...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Colne drug-driver caught eight-times the cannabis limit

A drug-driver who was eight-times the cannabis limit in Colne has been banned for a year. Burnley Magistrates’ Court was told Dominic Hamilton had 16 microgrammes of delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood in his system when he was tested at...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 

Valley residents asked to beat the cold and dark and vote by post

The UK goes to the polls next month in the first General Election in December in nearly a century. And Ribble Valley residents worried about getting to a polling station in the cold and dark can vote from the comfort of their own home if they register...

yesterday, 08:45 in Regional North West
 


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