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Big Ferry Fortnight Ballot opens with over 2,400 pairs of ferry tickets up for grabs

The Big Ferry Fortnight public ballot is now open, with over 2,400 free pairs of ferry tickets up for grabs during Big Ferry Fortnight, which runs from March 23 to April 6 this year. Residents from the UK and the Isle of Man can now apply for tickets...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional North West

Win tickets to see Dumbo at Burnley Reel Cinema

East Lancashire Newspapers has teamed up with Burnley Reel Cinema to offer film lovers a chance to win a pair of cinema tickets. This week’s offering is Dumbo starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito. To be in with a chance of winning a...

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional North West

Mystery of the orange water returns to Colne

The recent heavy rain has brought back mysterious orange water to a street in Colne. Despite investigations by United Utilities, Lancashire County Council and Pendle Borough Council, the source of the organge water in Knotts Lane is still not clear....

yesterday, 16:26 in Regional North West

Highways England's £300,000 study to improve major road link between M65 and Yorkshire

Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study looking at major improvements to road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today. The study – due to start in April – will consider...

yesterday, 15:27 in Regional North West

New live music venue in Colne will showcase local talent

Three local businessmen have opened a new live music venue in Colne aiming to bring a totally new experience to town's high street. Paul White, Glenn Stock and Tom Shaw have opened The Live Lounge in what was The Lesser Muni, Albert Road, in the...

yesterday, 15:16 in Regional North West

Handy guides now available for visitors to Burnley General Hospital

Handy guides for visiting Burnley General Hospital and the Royal Blackburn Hospital have been produced. East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has partnered with AccessAble to create the guides with more on their way covering Pendle Community Hospital,...

yesterday, 15:06 in Regional North West

MP calls for action on knife crime after teenage boy (15) stabbed in 'idyllic' Ribble Valley town

An MP has made an impassioned plea for action on knife crime after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Clitheroe yesterday Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans spoke in Parliament at Business Questions this morning just hours after the shocking incident took...

yesterday, 15:01 in Regional North West

Police investigation after teenage boy (15) stabbed in Ribble Valley

Police are investigating after a teenager was stabbed in Clitheroe yesterday. Police were called just before 5pm to reports that a boy aged 15 had been attacked by another teenage boy on Greenacre Street. The victim received a cut to his abdomen but...

yesterday, 14:25 in Regional North West

Appeal after food and other items stolen from Pendleside Hospice

Police are appealing for witnesses after two thefts from Pendleside Hospice. As revealed in the Burnley Express, burglars broke into the hospice building in Reedley and stole £200 worth of food, which was going to be used by the residents. It was the...

yesterday, 14:25 in Regional North West

Nine Burnley streets could soon be fitted with alleygates in bid to cut down crime

More alleygates are set to be installed as part of a crackdown on crime in Burnley. Proposals to introduce the measures on a number of streets in the borough are due to go before Burnley Council’s development control committee this evening. And...

yesterday, 12:17 in Regional North West

Vital charities helping young homeless in Burnley, Pendle and the Ribbley Valley

Breathing Space Lancashire, a project that brings together providers of support for homeless young people in East Lancashire, has launched a new website that aims to help prevent homelessness before it happens. Delivered by Lancashire County Council,...

yesterday, 11:37 in Regional North West

Pendleside Hospice's £4k boost

Pendleside Hospice has received a superb donation thanks to civil servants working in Burnley. Throughout last year, the Department for Work and Pensions Burnley team raised a massive £4,252 by organising numerous events and challenges and by also...

yesterday, 11:27 in Regional North West

Police warn of delays on the M6

Police have warned motorists of potential delays on the M6 this weekend. Pro-Brexit truckers threaten go-slow protest There will be an abnormal load moving between Southwaite and Scotch Corner on Sunday, March 24 at around 1pm. The load will be slow...

yesterday, 11:16 in Regional North West

Victims let down after nearly a third of Lancashire's 1,500 racist hate crimes go unsolved

Nearly a third of all racist hate crimes reported to police in Lancashire went unpunished last year, according to latest Home Office figures. The new figures published on Monday (March 21) reveal that a total of 1, 553 racially and religiously...

yesterday, 10:58 in Regional North West

Eggs are a cracking good meal and top of food favourites for people in the North West

How D'Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning? The question in the title of that catchy song by Dean Martin and Helen O'Connell would be answered by the majority of people in the North West as omelette. For that is how around 30% prefer to have them served...

yesterday, 10:17 in Regional North West

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