Local children celebrate official opening of £85,000 new play area

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 24th May 2015

CHILDREN in Stacksteads celebrated the official opening of an £85,000 new play area with the borough mayor and a soccer match.

East Lancashire's 5 most wanted - May 22, 2015

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:11pm Friday 22nd May 2015

EACH week we appeal to readers of The Lancashire Telegraph for help finding wanted suspects.

QUARRY KILLER: Man jailed for at least 28 years after leaving pensioner to drown and stealing life savings

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:50am Friday 22nd May 2015

A MAN has been jailed for at least 28 years after he was found guilty of murdering an East Lancashire pensioner at a disused quarry.

Fancy a glass of raw milk? One local farmer swears by it and says it even helps disruptive children...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:56pm Friday 22nd May 2015

A RIMINGTON dairy farmer says raw milk can sooth even the most disruptive children and has been hailed by cancer patients.

Man fined £255 after throwing cabinet off a bridge into Leeds Liverpool canal

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:32am Friday 22nd May 2015

A MAN faces a £255 bill after he pleaded guilty to throwing a cabinet off a bridge into the canal.

LANKY TWANG: Calls for Lancashire phrases to follow 'shizzle and 'obvs' into Scrabble list

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:37am Friday 22nd May 2015

A CHAMPION of Lanky Twang has called on a popular board game to help resurrect the county’s lost language.

GREAT ESCAPE: Pet tortoise back home after sneaky bid for freedom

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 22nd May 2015

TORTOISES are known for their slow speeds —but one Altham pet had a great escape.

New scheme to give passengers ability to easily report troublemakers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Clitheroe to Manchester line, currently single track

3:10pm Friday 22nd May 2015

RAIL bosses have kick-started a scheme in East Lancashire which will enable concerned passengers to discretely blow the whistle on train troublemakers.

Disabled people hit by 200% hate crime rise in Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:20pm Friday 22nd May 2015

REPORTS of hate crime against disabled people in Lancashire rocketed by almost 200 per cent in the the last two years.

East Lancashire stars of the future put on dazzling dance extravaganza

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:40pm Friday 22nd May 2015

THE East Lancashire stars of the future laid on a dazzling dance extravaganza.

VIDEO: Celebs and pet owners get the inside word on ticks

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:02pm Friday 22nd May 2015

IN support of Bayer’s ‘No Bite Is Right’ campaign ‘Tick-Nics’ have been held around the country where celebs such as TOWIE’s Lydia Bright and Brendan Lynch have mixed with dog owners for plenty of advice on keeping their pets free from pests this summer.

East Lancashire set for bank holiday bonanza in dry weather

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:23pm Thursday 21st May 2015

THE rain is set to hold off for a huge range of special events that are due to take place in East Lancashire over the bank holiday weekend.

UPDATE: Family of man who murdered wife take out advert to trace jurors who sent him down

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: APPEAL: The newspaper advert in which Ian Workman's family appeal to jurors in his case to come forward

9:10am Thursday 21st May 2015

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after the family of a man jailed for murdering his wife took out a newspaper advert to trace the jurors involved in his trial.

HOLA! Spanish students appealing for East Lancashire ‘buddies’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:31pm Thursday 21st May 2015

SPANISH students are looking for British ‘buddies’ as part of an exchange trip next month.

Planned 24-hour bank holiday train strike called off

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Campaigners in call to electrify East Lancs railway networke

4:11pm Thursday 21st May 2015

TRAINS are back on track through Burnley and Blackburn next week after a 24-hour strike was cancelled.

Chelsea Flower Show judges impressed by piece telling the story of RAF navigator

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:50pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A GARDEN which reflects the amazing story of selfless bravery that began in 1943 involving an injured RAF navigator and a courageous group of French people has won a silver gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

East Lancs residents invited to have their say on new face of £20 note

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:50pm Thursday 21st May 2015

EAST Lancashire residents are being invited to have their say on who will be the face of the new £20 note.

East Lancashire aerospace giant Euravia sold to Canadian firm in £30m deal

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:26pm Thursday 21st May 2015

EAST Lancashire aerospace giant Euravia has been sold to a Canadian firm in a deal worth up to £30 million.

Princely pelican is top of Blackpool Zoo’s pecking order

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:54pm Thursday 21st May 2015

A NEW arrival at Lancashire’s flagship zoo has been given the royal treatment – after being born just three hours before Princess Charlotte.

TODMORDEN CURVE: 500 metres of track has opened up new world

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:50pm Thursday 21st May 2015

BURNLEY has had a period of solid growth in economic terms and the arrival of our new rail link should only improve upon this.

East Lancs students get set to sing for England at Old Trafford

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:59pm Thursday 21st May 2015

WHILE many performers start off small with their first gig, pupils at one Rossendale school will make their singing debut at one of the country’s biggest stadiums in front of thousands of cricket fans and millions of TV viewers.

What’s this Russian spy plane doing in East Lancashire skies?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:30pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A RUSSIAN spy plane spotted flying over East Lancashire has provoked MPs to table questions in the House of Commons.

Lancashire Police tweet as Blackburn man assaulted and left covered in blood

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:50am Wednesday 20th May 2015

THE discovery of a dead body, a bailiff having his car stolen, and a man exposing himself outside a school were all incidents highlighted by police yesterday.

Council step in to save historic former pub

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

7:51am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A HISTORIC former pub has been added to a problem building list to try and prevent it falling further into ruin.

Jail threat for man who terrorised ex-partner - forcing her out of her home

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:08am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A JUDGE has told an East Lancashire man – who left his former partner distraught after forcing her out of her home – that he risks longer prison sentences if he does not control his temper.

Praise for web hunt as dog found dying on East Lancashire moor

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:12am Wednesday 20th May 2015

A DOG-LOVER praised a website that galvanised thousands of people to help search for her missing pet.

Comedian Ted Robbins makes TV return after on-stage heart attack

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:01pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

COMIC Ted Robbins is appearing before TV cameras for the first time since his on-stage heart attack during the Phoenix Nights live show in Manchester – and he couldn’t be happier.

Lancaster duo develop new drug to tackle Alzheimer's Disease

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:53pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A NEW drug developed at Lancaster University that may help to prevent the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease is to enter clinical trials.

VC is to be honoured by paving plaque a century on

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:42pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A COMMEMORATIVE paving stone is set to be unveiled to honour the memory of an East Lancashire Victoria Cross winner, exactly a century to the day after he won the award.

SCHOOLS AWARDS 2015: Deadline approaches for education heroes

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:10pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

TIME is running out to nominate your education champions in this year’s Lancashire Telegraph School Awards.

Silverdale open gardens weekend raises more than £2,700 for charity

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: In bloom: Free compost will be given away next Saturday to get your garden looking as pretty as these lovely flowers

12:34pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

GARDEN owners and enthusiasts raised more than £2,700 for Silverdale Village Institute and St John's Hospice, Lancaster, during Silverdale Open Gardens Weekend.

First Burnley commuters board Manchester train which could carry 300,000 a year

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 19th May 2015

COMMUTERS who will ultimately make or break the new faster service from East Lancashire to Manchester have finally got their chance to see what all the fuss is about.

UPDATE: Lane reopened on M65

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:43pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A vehicle has overturned on the M65.

East Lancs trio lead focus on retirement

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:46pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

A TRIO of East Lancashire residents have been selected to take the helm of a national online community focused on retirement.

‘Coasting’ heads may face future dismissal

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:17pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

HEAD teachers at “coasting” East Lancashire schools could be sacked under new plans to improve failing institutions, it has been announced.

Time running out for East Lancs charities to gather support for cash pot

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Mountain Rescue team hits 50 years' service

12:15pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

EAST Lancashire charities have until the end of the month to mobilise their supporters in a bid to win a public vote to secure vital funding.

Gun licence interviews to be carried out over the phone to cut costs

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Excluded from school for a broken plastic gun

12:06pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

CHANGES to the way gun owners are monitored has ‘put the public at an increased risk’, an East Lancashire MP has said.

Cash fines are issued to East Lancs litterbugs

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: LITTER AND EMPTIED BIN

11:40am Tuesday 19th May 2015

FOURTEEN people have been fined £75 for dropping rubbish across Colne since January 1 – including five offences at the district’s recycling facilities.

Residents are given diabetes facts at roadshow

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: York digital health Start up delivers real results in the fight against Cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes

10:46am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A HEALTH roadshow in Blackburn shocked 126 residents by telling them they were at danger of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Labour ‘must win voters in leafier parts of seat’ says Will Straw

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Labour Party Drop-in

10:37am Tuesday 19th May 2015

UNSUCCESSFUL Darwen Labour candidate Will Straw said the party must win back voters in “the leafier bits” of the constituency to win there again.

Blackburn youngster is on right target after achieving top record

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:33am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A TEN-YEAR-OLD Blackburn schoolgirl is adding new strings to her bow after smashing Lancashire Archery Association’s long held record.

Police get to grips with challenges of future

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police Dave Jones

10:30am Tuesday 19th May 2015

AN INCREASING amount of police time is being spent on public protection work such as managing high-risk offenders and protecting victims who are at risk and often vulnerable, according to new figures.

VIDEO: Todmorden Curve reopens putting East Lancashire ‘firmly on map’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:30am Monday 18th May 2015

AN early-morning rail departure has signalled a brighter future for East Lancashire – and ended a 50-year wait for a fully-fledged connection to Manchester.

WANTED: Five most wanted East Lancashire, May 18

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:03am Monday 18th May 2015

Do you know the whereabouts of these wanted people with links to East Lancashire? Lancashire police are currently trying to trace these people. If you know where they are please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Undercover pensioner snares bogus police officer who defrauded elderly victims out of thousands of pounds

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 17th May 2015

A BOGUS police officer who defrauded elderly victims out of thousands of pounds was caught in a police sting involving an undercover pensioner.

Fire crews use cutting gear to free animal trapped in horsebox partition

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 17th May 2015

A TRAPPED horse proved ‘neigh problem’ for expert firefighters to free after it got stuck in the partition of a van.

VERNON KAY backs Turton FC Premier Division petition

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:38am Monday 18th May 2015

MORE than 2,500 people have signed a petition urging West Lancashire League officials to allow Turton FC to be promoted to the Premier Division.

Whalley Arms' future uncertain after closing doors

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Coun Terry Hill

4:04pm Monday 18th May 2015

THE future of an historic Ribble Valley pub has been thrown into doubt after it closed its doors.

Almost £10k available in East Lancashire Hospice lottery

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Hit The Jackpot With This Festive Prize Courtesy of East Lancashire Hospice Lottery

3:58pm Monday 18th May 2015

ALMOST £10,000 is up for grabs next week in the East Lancashire Hospice’s weekly lottery.

Lancaster University scoops award

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:27pm Monday 18th May 2015

LANCASTER University scooped a prestigious national award in recognition of its 'exceptional' facilities.


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