WARNING: Speed camera crackdown for M65 motorists

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:50pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

LANCASHIRE County Council is to install average speed limit cameras on major M65 roadworks between Burnley and Colne, it has been announced.

Teenager 'lucky to be alive' after being stabbed at music festival

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A TEENAGER has described the shocking moment he was stabbed at a music festival.

Lancashire Police's 10 most wanted - July 7

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:38am Tuesday 7th July 2015

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

Fuel spillage shuts road at busy Blackburn roundabout

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:10am Tuesday 7th July 2015

THE M65 exit slip road at junction six westbound - at the Whitebirk roundabout - was closed earlier this morning after an accident left fuel spilled on the road.

Benefits cheat who claimed he could ‘barely walk’ caught playing bowls

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A MAN claiming disability living allowance on the basis he could ‘barely walk’ was seen playing bowls and working as the greenkeeper.

Courageous 11-year-old boy saved mum's life after she fell into river

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:23pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

A COURAGEOUS 11-year-old boy who helped save his mum’s life has been commended by the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS).

Care home resident: We’re locked up like prisoners...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:40am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A CARE home where an elderly resident complained about being locked up ‘like a prisoner’ and inspectors found some rooms to be ‘dirty’, ‘cold’, and ‘dimly-lit’ has been ordered to improve.

Islamic State terrorists 'crossing Mediterranean to Europe' on smugglers' boats

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: FIGHTERS: Members of Isis, pictured in Iraq

5:00am Tuesday 7th July 2015

The European Union's top prosecutor said she has been told that smugglers' boats bringing migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe are also carrying terrorist fighters from Islamic State.

Residents get police training on speed guns to clamp down on racers

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:57am Tuesday 7th July 2015

RESIDENTS will be trained by the police to help clamp down on speeding motorists in two neighbouring towns.

WORLD NEWS: Briton gored in Pamplona bull run

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:54am Tuesday 7th July 2015

A BRITON and two Americans were gored and eight others were injured as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls in the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival, organisers said.

CONSUMER DISENGAGEMENT: Is your household overpaying for gas and electricity?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:38am Tuesday 7th July 2015

BRITISH households are overpaying for their energy by around £1.2 billion a year and are failing to switch to get the best deals, the competition watchdog said today.

Triumphant comeback for Carnforth Carnival

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Carnforth Carnival. (31027609)

9:27am Tuesday 7th July 2015

CHEERING crowds lined the streets of Carnforth on Saturday to greet the return of the town's carnival after 27 years.

Bishop of Blackburn and Lord Shuttleworth to don hard hats and scale new clergy court

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Bishop of Blackburn, Julian Tudor Henderson. (31047109)

5:06am Tuesday 7th July 2015

BISHOP Julian Henderson and Lord Shuttleworth will don hard hats and 'hi-vis' jackets later this month to scramble to the top of the new clergy court next to Blackburn Cathedral.

East Lancashire pensioner pens the story of his pilgrimages in northern Spain

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:30pm Tuesday 7th July 2015

WHEN two East Lancashire pensioners decided to walk the 500-mile Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage route they decided to do it in style.

Motorcyclist dies two weeks after hitting stone wall

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: STOCK police accident
FOR WEB USE (28420540)

9:20am Monday 6th July 2015

A MOTORCYCLIST has died in hospital after crashing into a stone wall in West Craven.

Weather warning after two killed by summer storms lightning

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:39am Monday 6th July 2015

TWO people died after they were hit by lightning while out walking as summer thunderstorms battered Britain.

Lucky winner scoops £5.5 million jackpot in National Lottery

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:48am Monday 6th July 2015

ONE lucky winner scooped the jackpot of £5.5 million in Saturday's National Lottery, Camelot said.

British IS schoolgirl 'laughs' at Tunisia beach massacre

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: People, some displaying a Tunisian flag, stand in silence next to flowers during a gathering at the scene of the attack in Sousse, Tunisia, Sunday, June 28, 2015. The Friday attack on tourists at a beach is expected to be a huge blow to Tunisia's tourism

5:00am Monday 6th July 2015

A BRITISH schoolgirl who fled to Syria has gloated over the fate of the tourists massacred on the beach in Tunisia.

£350,000 facelift helps popular pub win top award

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00pm Monday 6th July 2015

A RIBBLE Valley pub has scooped an accolade at the Thwaites Awards for Excellence, which rate food, drink, entertainment and hospitality.

Salmon spotted in Burnley and Colne for first time in several decades

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:08pm Monday 6th July 2015

SALMON have been spotted in Burnley’s Towneley Park and Colne town centre for the first time in several decades.

Status Quo still get ‘em rocking all over the tower

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:51pm Monday 6th July 2015

THEY might have been rocking out since the 1960s but British legends Status Quo showed they can still thrill a crowd.

New tea room is a glass act at Haworth Art Gallery

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:45pm Monday 6th July 2015

VISITORS to Haworth Art Gallery can now partake of brunch and afternoon tea at a sumptuous new tea room which has opened there.

Does your pet have a drinking problem?

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Vicar of Dibley style Pets Service at Flixton Festival

9:55am Monday 6th July 2015

AS the weather hots up, Brits show a surprising lack of awareness when it comes to their pet's hydration and are happy to let them drink puddle water, milk and even the nation's favourite brew - tea.

Former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis auctioning off signed pair of gloves

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Rachel Brown-Finnis

4:59pm Monday 6th July 2015

A STAR women's footballer is auctioning off a signed pair of gloves to raise money for St Andrews Scout group in Burnley.

Nineteenth-century banner Flag was rescued from burning church in France during First World War

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:17pm Monday 6th July 2015

A PIECE of history rescued from a burning church during the First World War has been returned to its rightful home.

Budding teenage sailor picks up top award for clocking up 100 nautical miles

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:50pm Monday 6th July 2015

A BUDDING teenage sailor is celebrating after receiving a top award for clocking up 100 nautical miles off the west coast of Scotland.

The only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 London bombings warns of Islamophobia

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:05am Sunday 5th July 2015

THE only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 London bombings has urged the country to stand together against the growing threat of Islamophobia the way it did against terrorism a decade ago.

Hospitals in East Lancashire among best for caring for youngsters, according to patients

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Royal Blackburn Hospital

5:00am Sunday 5th July 2015

HOSPITALS in East Lancashire are among the best for caring for youngsters, its patients and their families said.

Fancy a game of pickleball? You might want to find out what it is first...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Sunday 5th July 2015

PEOPLE from across the UK travelled to Burnley to be the first in the country to put their swing to the test as part of a new pickleball training course.

Super slimmer sheds seven stone after being told where the nearest “big man” shop was while shopping

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

A MAN has lost seven stone after being told where the nearest “big man” shop was while shopping.

Female Calderstones patient found guilty of staff assaults

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

A FEMALE Calderstones patient assaulted a member of staff for no apparent reason.

SEXSOMNIA: Rapist who claimed he committed offences whilst asleep jailed for eight years

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

A SCOUT leader who tried to escape rape convictions by saying he committed the offences whilst asleep has been jailed for eight years.

Northern Rail staff set to go on strike adding to East Lancashire’s commuter chaos

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A Northern Rail train in Bolton

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

WORKERS on Northern Rail have voted to go on strike in a row over jobs and safety — adding to East Lancashire’s commuter chaos.

'Inadequate’ schools praised after latest follow-up Ofsted inspections

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Ofsted carried out the follow-up inspection

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

A PAIR of ‘inadequate’ schools have been praised after their latest follow-up Ofsted inspections.

DEADLINE: Parents urged to make sure they secure their child’s Education Travelpass

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

PARENTS in East Lancashire are being urged to make sure they secure their child’s Education Travelpass before the deadline this month.

June 'unseasonably' cool for East Lancs in spite of heatwave on last day

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Saturday 4th July 2015

LAST month was “unseasonably” cool in East Lancashire.

American Airlines Flight AA241 declares mid-air emergency - lands at Heathrow

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:30am Friday 3rd July 2015

AMERICAN Airlines Flight AA241 has declared a mid-air emergency and has landed at Heathrow.

Teenage girl arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence bailed

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Terrorism training has been carried out in Pembrokeshire according to experts. PICTURE: PA (22285516)

12:00pm Friday 3rd July 2015

A TEENAGE girl arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence has been bailed.

East Lancashire residents warned as more spectacular thunderstorms expected

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

EAST Lancashire’s skies are set to continue hosting stunning light shows and thundering booms for another two nights at least, weather experts say.

7 things to do this weekend across East Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:43pm Friday 3rd July 2015

NO-ONE can complain of being bored in East Lancashire this weekend with a host of events lined up for one of the busiest weekends of the year.

‘Disgusting lowlifes’ hunted after booze theft

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:29am Friday 3rd July 2015

CCTV footage is being used to identify a gang of thieves who stole beer and spirits from a Chorley wedding venue.

Report reveals fears on fracking ‘damage’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:30pm Friday 3rd July 2015

FRACKING could cut house prices, increase traffic and noise, and damage the rural landscape according to the full version of a government report which was published yesterday.

VIDEO: East Lancashire hit by summer thunderstorm

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

7:34am Thursday 2nd July 2015

EAST Lancashire was hit with rain, hailstones, thunder and lightning as the hot and humid weather turned unsettled.

Lancashire Alton Towers crash victim posts first picture after leg amputation

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:01am Thursday 2nd July 2015

LANCASHIRE Alton Towers crash victim Vicky Balch has posted her first picture on Twitter after having her right leg amputated below the knee.

Facebook pervert pressured 13-year-old girl into sex and told other girls he wanted to make them pregnant

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00am Thursday 2nd July 2015

A PERVERT who trawled the social-media website Facebook grooming young teenage girls for sexual purposes has been jailed for four years.

Victorian oil painting sold for £250 set to fetch £150,000 at auction

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:22pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

A VICTORIAN oil painting, which used to be owned by a wealthy Accrington-born businessman and which was sold for the equivalent of about £250 after his death, is now set to fetch up to £150,000 at auction.

Google apologise to black couple labelled 'gorillas' on new app

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:43pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

GOOGLE says it is "appalled" and has apologised to a black couple after the firm's new Photos app mistakenly labelled them as "gorillas".

ODD NEWS: Woman's parking ticket cancelled after missing comma in village law

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:59pm Thursday 2nd July 2015

AN appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

Ryanair passenger banned for life after 'inappropriate behaviour' towards women on flight

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:43am Thursday 2nd July 2015

A MAN travelling on a Ryanair flight from the UK to Tenerife was pinned down on an airport apron and detained after becoming aggressive on board.

7 striking lightning shots over East Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:03am Thursday 2nd July 2015

READERS took some impressive shots of the lightning over East Lancashire last night.









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