Plan to expand England’s second biggest onshore wind farm officially submitted

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:00am Monday 27th April 2015

A PLAN to expand England’s second biggest onshore wind farm has been officially submitted.

East Lancashire weekend hospital 'death rates' drop significantly

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: SITE Royal Blackburn Hospital

9:29am Monday 27th April 2015

THE ‘death rate’ for patients treated at the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals during the weekend has dropped significantly - following an increase in senior doctors on the wards.

Labour-run Lancashire County Council blasted over advert for ‘zero-hours jobs’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:55am Monday 27th April 2015

THE Labour-run Lancashire County Council has been criticised after appearing to offer zero-hours contracts.

Royals pay tribute to our 600 fallen heroes of Gallipoli

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:09am Monday 27th April 2015

SIX hundred soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were among those remembered in a dawn pilgrimage to mark the 100th anniversary of the doomed Gallipoli campaign on Saturday.

TODMORDEN CURVES: Nude life drawings inspired by re-opening of train junction

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:47am Monday 27th April 2015

THE Todmorden Curves are finally going on show in East Lancashire – but it is not what you would think.

WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Ghostbusters 'ECTO-1' yours for £1,400...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Sunday 26th April 2015

EVER wanted to own a Ghostbusters car? Well here’s ‘who you gonna call’.

Specialist Lancashire nurses issued mental health restraint alert

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: File photo dated 06/11/10 of an NHS logo as figures suggest that NHS hospitals spend more than £750 million a year on hiring temporary doctors - and the cost has almost doubled in two years. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday November 10, 201

5:00am Saturday 25th April 2015

A TEAM of specialist nurses wrote to NHS executives to raise ‘significant concerns’ about the use of dangerous face-down restraint techniques on mental health wards in Lancashire, it has been revealed.

Blackburn bride broke leg after tripping on wedding dress - forcing her to miss dream Mexico honeymoon

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:10am Friday 24th April 2015

A BRIDE broke her leg badly when she tripped on her wedding dress while dancing at her reception.

SCHOOLS AWARDS 2015: Nominate the best for deserved honours

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:07pm Friday 24th April 2015

THE Lancashire Telegraph is once again seeking the best pupils, staff, teachers and support staff, as it today launches the Lancashire Telegraph Schools Awards 2015.

Game of Thrones actress to battle Joey Essex at Turf Moor Soccer Six tournament

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:20am Friday 24th April 2015

THREE more celebrities have been confirmed for this year’s Soccer Six football tournament in Burnley.

Lancashire County Council defer on fracking plan decision

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:54pm Friday 24th April 2015

COUNTY council chiefs have agreed to extend the the window for councillors to decide on a controversial fracking application.

Woman cut from car after two-car smash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:52am Friday 24th April 2015

A DRIVER had to be cut free from her car after a collision near Ramsbottom yesterday.

Wildlife experts are aiming to save wild grey partridges

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:55pm Friday 24th April 2015

RESEARCHERS at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust is calling on East Lancashire residents to record the number of wild grey partridges they see this spring.

Sun and roses for favourite blooming saint

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:04pm Friday 24th April 2015

EAST Lancashire residents young and old enjoyed the sunshine as they celebrated St George’s Day in style.

73-year-old man charged with harassing young Blackburn shop assistant

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: JINGLE TILLS The Mall in Blackburn reported the best trade in the area

1:58pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

A 73-YEAR-OLD Wilpshire man has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with harassing a shop assistant.

DISGRACE: Lancashire named in RSPCA animal suffering hall of shame

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:34pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

LANCASHIRE is one of the worst counties in the country for inflicting suffering on animals, shock new figures from the RSPCA have revealed.

Events lined up to celebrate St George's Day in style

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:20pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

PATRIOTIC Lancastrians will be out in force to celebrate St George’s Day this weekend.

East Lancashire beauty spot car park fee blasted as ‘picnic tax’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:29pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

MACHINES are being installed within days to impose controversial new car parking charges at two East Lancashire beauty spots.

WANTED: Veteran Blackburn hairdresser looking for expert to paint his pole

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:05pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

VETERAN hairdresser Jeff Stone is on the lookout for an expert to paint his barber shop pole.

Record crowds under the spell of Blackpool Zoo’s animal magic

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:42pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

VISITORS from East Lancashire helped Blackpool Zoo record its best figures for the sixth year running.

VIDEO: Youngsters step back in time in spectacular show to mark WW2 victory

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:20pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

THE day victory in Europe was finally declared after six years of bloody war was celebrated with a night of 1940s music, dress, and dance.

M65 lane closed after three-car smash

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:32pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

ONE lane was closed on the M65 in Blackburn after an accident involving three cars.

Despair as number of foodbank users hits 1m

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:58pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE number of people using foodbanks has reached a record one million due to an increase in workers on low pay having to seek emergency help for food, new figures have revealed.

Recycled plant pots from cannabis raids used to grow herbs for the community

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:54pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

PLANT pots seized during cannabis raids have been recycled – to grow herbs for the community.

Darwen Market group to do fancy dress walk for cancer victim

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:56pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

SEVERAL market traders will don bee costumes in memory of a much-loved former colleague, as they take part in a fundraising 10-mile walk.

QUIZ: How well do you know East Lancashire?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:41pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

Do you know your Pleasington from your Sabden? Find out here with the Lancashire Telegraph's historical places quiz.

TRAGIC LOSS: Heartbreak as teenage girl found hanged

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:40am Tuesday 21st April 2015

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl has died after being found hanged.

Smoke spotted above East Lancashire as crews tackle two more moorland fires

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:01pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

WALKERS have been reminded to take extra precautions after another two moor fires in East Lancashire.

Stables wound up by High Court days after arsonists strike

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 21st April 2015

A STABLES that provided horses for London 2012 has been wound up by the High Court.

Blackburn fire crews called out five times in three days to suspiciously-started blazes

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:17am Tuesday 21st April 2015

AN investigation has been launched after a spate of nuisance fires.

Lower Darwen mum calls on people to help boost cancer charity

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:36am Tuesday 21st April 2015

THE mum of a brave seven-year-old who died from a rare form of cancer is calling on the community to help back a charity set up in her memory.

UPDATE: Teen girl dies after being found hanged

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:40pm Monday 20th April 2015

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl has died after being found hanged.

POLICE APPEAL: East Lancashire's most wanted men...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:23pm Monday 20th April 2015

POLICE are appealing for help to trace four men who are wanted across East Lancashire.

Jailed father-of-eight blames Illuminati for child porn after being caught with nearly 20,000 images

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Monday 20th April 2015

A FATHER-OF-EIGHT from Colne caught with nearly 20,000 child porn images on his computer claimed he was investigating a shadowy cabal alleged to control world affairs.

39th richest man in UK steps down from board at Hargreaves Lansdown

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Monday 20th April 2015

A BILLIONAIRE who went to school in East Lancashire has stepped down from the board of his company.

Kendal Calling 2015 line-up complete

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:07pm Monday 20th April 2015

KENDALl Calling Festival has always championed exciting homegrown talent alongside huge national acts, and this year is no different.

Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team celebrate the opening of new base

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:46pm Monday 20th April 2015

HUNDREDS of visitors welcomed in the beginning of a new era as Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team opened its new base.

Comedian Eddie Izzard takes to East Lancashire campaign trail

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:58pm Monday 20th April 2015

COMEDIAN Eddie Izzard turned heads in East Lancashire on Saturday as he hit the campaign trail in support of three Labour election candidates.

Emergency campervan on the move - but 999 service needs more volunteers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:10pm Monday 20th April 2015

A SPECIALLY adapted campervan, which provides immediate support to fire and flood victims has moved to a new home, and needs more volunteers to keep the service running smoothly.

Respect right to wear veil in court, urges top judge

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

7:00am Sunday 19th April 2015

LANCASHIRE Council of Mosques (LCM) chairman has welcomed the UK’s most senior judge’s comments that courts must show respect to women who choose to keep their faces veiled due to their religious beliefs.

Man jailed after pulling knife on friends at house party

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: police officer rear

5:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

A KNIFEMAN claimed he had not threatened friends after a heavy drinking session – but was caught out when one of his victims dialled 999 and allowed police operators to listen in.

Brockholes nature reserve hit by vandals

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

THE Lancashire Wildlife Trust has slammed vandals who caused thousands of pounds-worth of damage to car parking machines at an East Lancashire nature reserve.

East Lancs teen faces trial after father-of-two killed by JCB

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

A TEENAGER from East Lancashire is set to stand trial in relation to the death of a father-of-two who died after being struck by a JCB.

Emirates’ £6bn deal a boost for Rolls-Royce's East Lancashire staff

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

7:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

ROLLS-ROYCE’S East Lancashire staff were given a welcome boost after the firm won a £6 billion deal to provide engines made in Pendle.

Queen’s honour for adventurous Guide who saved Darwen club from closure

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

A GIRL Guide who helped save a Darwen club from closure has been given the Queen’s Guide Award.

Lancashire’s oldest football club ready for revamp

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

LANCASHIRE’S oldest surviving football club, Turton FC formed in 1871, has won permission to construct a new changing block and revamp its clubhouse.

Celebrities back fitness instructor as he takes on charity challenge

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 18th April 2015

A FITNESS instructor had a barrel of laughs when he took on a charity challenge supported by celebrities.

Lake District designer of the Queen’s fifth coin portrait kicks off circulating production

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:00pm Saturday 18th April 2015

THE Lake District designer of The Queen’s fifth coin portrait has kicked off production of the new 2015 circulating coins.

Burnley man in court after brutal meat cleaver attack left man with severed fingers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:46am Friday 17th April 2015

A BURNLEY man has appeared before town magistrates charged in relation to an incident which saw a man allegedly have his fingers severed by a meat cleaver.

Astronomers fear ‘ring of turbines’ across South Pennine Moors

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:35pm Friday 17th April 2015

SUPPORTERS of the largest amateur observatory in the UK fear they are being slowly overshadowed by a ring of wind turbines across the South Pennine Moors.


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