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Motorcyclist killed in tragic accident

A motorcyclist has been killed in a tragic accident near Clitheroe. Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision near Clitheroe in which a motorcyclist sadly died. At 12-30pm on Saturday August 18th, a white Peugeot Boxer van travelling on...

yesterday, 09:28 in Regional North West
 

Machete attack in home

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered serious injuries in a machete attack at his home. The frightening incident happened at 11-55pm on Friday when two men dressed in dark clothing and balaclavas, went into the house in Napier...

Saturday, 13:39 in Regional North West
 

Burglary suspect arrested at scene

Police arrested a man in the process of a burglary in Nelson. The incident happened last night (Friday) when officers were called to a suspected break-in at a takeaway in Larch Street. Team 3 from Pendle Police Tactical Ops Division and local officers...

Saturday, 12:22 in Regional North West
 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across Lancashire This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. What can you do if you...

Friday, 17:18 in Regional North West
 

Stonyhurst head praises 'outstanding' results

Pupils from Stonyhurst College are celebrating A-level success with 36 per cent of all entries achieving an A* or A grade and 61 per cent achieving A* to B. These results will take Stonyhurst students onto a range of prestigious university courses in...

Friday, 16:12 in Regional North West
 

Switch to blue paper was right touch for Nelson and Colne College student Harry

A switch from white paper to blue for class work and exams sparked the key difference in performance for Nelson and Colne College student Harry Smales. Former Park High School student Harry (18) from Colne, is progressing on to the University of Leeds...

Friday, 15:34 in Regional North West
 

Triple A student Alexandra is swapping Trawden for Oxford

A Nelson and Colne College student has said she “couldn’t have asked for anything better” from her time at college as she heads off to the University of Oxford. Alexandra Mitchell-Males (18) has achieved triple As in English Literature, History and...

Friday, 14:33 in Regional North West
 

Minbu the elephant gets a front row view as the Red Arrows ZOOm into Blackpool

Being in the zoo doesn't mean you have to miss out on one of the best shows of the summer. At least that was what Minbu was thinking when she got herself to the top of the hill just in time to see the RAF's finest jet into the resort for the...

Friday, 14:15 in Regional North West
 

Why inspectors say children's services in Lancashire "require improvement"

Lancashire County Council's children's services "require improvement", according to regulators. During a four-week visit, OFSTED inspectors examined a random selection of 200 cases. They then spoke to children and young people themselves, as...

Friday, 13:43 in Regional North West
 

Brilliant Burnley student Ishaq wins place at top London university

It was As across the board for Burnley teenager Ishaq Akbar at A'level results day yesterday. Nelson and Colne College student Ishaq achieved A* and two As in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. Ishaq (18) is progressing on to University College London...

Friday, 12:50 in Regional North West
 

Reedley student lands coveted place at US investment bank

A potential career at top US investment bank Goldman Sachs awaits a young woman from Reedley who has secured a much sought after place at the international giant. Hope Carr-Oddie (18) achieved A grades in maths and computer science and a B in further...

Friday, 12:33 in Regional North West
 

Burnley estate agent set to get fund raising idea off his chest

Estate agent Aaron Tunbridge has set himself a hair raising, or should that be that a hair losing challenge? In Petty’s 90th year and as part of their corporate challenge events for Pendleside Hospice, associate director Aaron has agreed to have his...

Friday, 11:59 in Regional North West
 

Bethanie has her sights set on career in civil service after A'level success

Working at the heart of the civil service in either the Home or Foreign office is the ambition of talented Bethanie Reeves. Former West Craven High School student Bethanie (18) from Barnoldswick, is progressing on to study International Relations at...

Friday, 11:23 in Regional North West
 

Happy 130th birthday to Burnley and Pendle NSPCC branch!

The Burnley and Pendle branch of the NSPCC has celebrated 130 years of fund-raising at its latest AGM with the news they have raised nearly £12,000 in the last year alone. The branch was established way back in June 1888 and in its present form as The...

Friday, 10:20 in Regional North West
 

Outstanding results add up to an exciting future for CRGS pupils

There were lots of hugs, happy phone calls and tears of joy as Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Sixth-Form students nervously came to pick up their results. It was another exceptional year for the school as 60% of all grades were awarded at A*-B and 83%...

Friday, 10:17 in Regional North West
 
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