Dog desperately tries to get into moving cars after reportedly being dumped on East Lancs road

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:44pm Friday 31st July 2015

A PET dog was seen desperately trying to get into moving cars after reports it was dumped in the middle of a busy road.

Drink driver stopped by police marksman is spared jail

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: ARREST: Police pulled over a suspected drink driver for travelling the wrong way down the motorway

11:21am Friday 31st July 2015

A YOUNG drink-driver who led police on a high-speed chase, and was only stopped by a police marksman, has been spared jail.

BAE hails boost in its sales and profits

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:31pm Friday 31st July 2015

BAE Systems, which has a base in Samlesbury, has seen its sales and profits rise over the last six months compared to the first six months of 2014.

Ex-weaver Mabel from Blackburn celebrates 105th birthday party!

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:21pm Friday 31st July 2015

ONE of East Lancashire’s oldest residents has celebrated her 105th birthday with her family.

Detectives issue warnings over car thefts after keys left in ignition

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:17pm Friday 31st July 2015

DETECTIVES have issued a warning after three cars were stolen after owners left the keys in the ignition.

Thieves from Oldham arrested after planning raids in East Lancs

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:57pm Friday 31st July 2015

TRAVELLING thieves have been arrested after planning raids in Burnley and Rossendale.

East Lancs elderly could be left in financial black hole

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:16am Friday 31st July 2015

EAST Lancashire’s pensioners could be left with no-one to care for them unless urgent action is taken to fill a financial black hole, it was claimed.

East Lancs hospital staff celebrate graduation from foundation degree

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:06pm Friday 31st July 2015

HOSPITAL staff have been celebrating their graduation following a two-year foundation degree in health and social care.

Bike racing legends all set to aid kids’ hospice

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:45pm Friday 31st July 2015

I’M A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! winner Carl Fogarty will be revving up support for a children’s hospice during an upcoming visit.

Archdeacon of Blackburn John Hawley bids farewell as he takes on new role

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:28pm Friday 31st July 2015

AN ARCHDEACON has said farewell to the diocese he served for 13 years with a picnic at Whalley Abbey.

Get fit with daily walks in and around Chorley

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Couple hiking in countryside with map (10782478)

2:24pm Friday 31st July 2015

THOSE looking to get active are invited to Find Your Feet health walks.

Former Burnley player Pat Dooney has a ball at surprise squad reunion

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:53pm Friday 31st July 2015

A FORMER Burnley starlet was overwhelmed after meeting his former team-mates for the first time in 40 years.

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs found dead

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

3:32pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs has died, a spokesman for his firm confirmed.

Stinson Hunter to launch live sex offender sting this weekend

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Stinson Hunter

12:17pm Thursday 30th July 2015

Paedophile hunter, Stinson Hunter, is planning to launch a sting operation broadcast live on the web - this operation, he has announced, will be his swansong.

Eight charged on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in dawn raids

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:06am Thursday 30th July 2015

Eight people have been arrested and charged on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and money laundering in a series of early morning raids across Preston, Accrington, Greater Manchester and Leicester that took place yesterday, Wednesday 29 July.

TRAVEL CHAOS: Major roads set for disruption as weekend work gets underway

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

ROAD closures could cause chaos for drivers as diversions come into force over the next two weekends.

Tributes paid to 'inspirational' charity manager who died after short illness

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:45am Thursday 30th July 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a woman who helped thousands of homeless and teenagers at risk by setting up the charity Nightsafe.

Cameron blames Calais for deepening crisis that claimed the life of a migrant

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:38pm Thursday 30th July 2015

David Cameron has blamed the Calais crisis on a "swarm" of migrants crossing the Mediterranean - as hundreds more stormed the Channel Tunnel.

Prolific thief spotted trying to steal four meat joints from Asda

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:53am Thursday 30th July 2015

A PROLIFIC thief who had been having problems with his benefits was spotted trying to steal four meat joints from a supermarket by a security guard, a court heard.

'Sarah's Law post code lottery' means children still at risk of abuse

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:36am Thursday 30th July 2015

Children may be at risk of abuse because of a "postcode lottery" in disclosures made under the paedophile warning system known as Sarah's Law, campaigners claim.

Boost for motorists as diesel prices fall

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

DIESEL is cheaper than petrol for the first time in 15 years, but the change is “too long in coming” according to the AA.

Flight MH370: Air safety investigators 'confident' that debris is Boeing 777 flaperon

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: SPOTTED: A NASA satellite image of what Mr Akers believes is the left wing of a jet plane

10:25am Thursday 30th July 2015

Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean shows a Boeing 777 wing component, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.

Northamptonshire Police close investigation into Sir Cyril Smith claims

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Sir Cyril Smith

8:50am Thursday 30th July 2015

A police probe into claims former Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith was released by officers after being found in possession of child pornography has closed due to a lack of evidence.

East Lancashire ready for deadly ‘Mers’ outbreak

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

EAST Lancashire is ready to contain any outbreak of a deadly viral respiratory disease linked to camels.

Darwen children's home told 'it requires improvement'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Ofsted inspectors said the care home had "improved effectiveness"

1:26pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A DARWEN children’s home has been told that it requires improvement in a number of areas following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Plan causes heat to rise at park talk

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Skateboarding at Highwoods Country Park?

1:00pm Thursday 30th July 2015

FEELINGS ran high at a special parish council meeting to discuss plans for a skate park in Silverdale.

Pub2Pub walk launched in honour of brave Gail

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:47am Thursday 30th July 2015

A NOVEL walk between two pubs could raise hundreds of pounds for Pendleside Hospice.

100 East Lancs jobs threatened under 'drastic' cuts

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:42am Thursday 30th July 2015

ALMOST 100 probation jobs in East Lancashire are being threatened with the axe under ‘drastic’ cuts according to unions.

East Lancs actress to star in comedy musical 'UKIP!'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:11am Thursday 30th July 2015

AN EAST Lancashire actress is hoping to take the stage by storm as she stars in a comedy musical about UKIP at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe next month.

Children under 12 referred to counter-radicalisation programme

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Sexual offences in the borough rose in 2012

9:00am Thursday 30th July 2015

CHILDREN under 12 and teenagers are being referred to the Government’s counter-radicalisation programme at a rate of one a day.

144 job vacancies in today's Westmorland Gazette

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Thursday 30th July 2015

Job seekers have even more reason to buy The Westmorland Gazette.

Gannett Foundation offers generous cash offer to charities

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Tim Bradley 13.04.2013
At Fulwood Fire Station, garstang Road, Preston Redcross recieve wheelchairs kindley donated by The Lancashire telegraph parent Company's Gannett Foundation.
Pictured here are (l-r) Alison Foy Co - ordinator Fire and Emergency Suppo

3:50pm Thursday 30th July 2015

CHARITIES across East Lancashire can apply for thousands of pounds from a pot of money from a major grant-giver.

Family's dream of smallholding turns to reality

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:18pm Thursday 30th July 2015

A FAMILY’S dream of a smallholding, woodland and bed and breakfast hotel came a step closer after they moved onto the premises.

Giggleswick pupils take a journey through time

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:31am Thursday 30th July 2015

GIGGLESWICK Primary School children have taken a trip through time.

Police warn Burnley residents after increase in break-ins

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:31am Thursday 30th July 2015

POLICE are warning residents in parts of Burnley after a series of break ins.

Delight as East Lancs bed company Silenthight turns fortunes around

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Silentnight's Henry The Hippo visits Linthorpe Beds and Bishop Auckland!

9:27am Thursday 30th July 2015

BEDMAKER Silentnight has announced a 15 per cent rise in turnover to £125m – four years after it faced collapse.

East Lancs mini marketeers hoping to make a small fortune

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:20am Thursday 30th July 2015

A NURSERY Market Stall is attracting Colne’s next generation of entrepreneurs.

British Airways flight from Las Vegas lands in Montreal after bomb threat

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:10pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A BRITISH Airways flight from Las Vegas to London has landed in Montreal after a bomb threat.

Parents of tragic East Lancashire nurse taking stalker fight to Westminster

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Barrowford nurse Jane Clough

3:11pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

THE parents of tragic East Lancashire nurse Jane Clough hope to meet Home Secretary Theresa May as they step up their campaign for tougher action against stalkers after Saturday’s “poignant and painful” fifth anniversary of her murder.

Incident blocks A56 near Hapton

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

6:50pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TRAFFIC was blocked on the A56 after a collision.

'Devious' paedophile who murdered 15-year-old girl jailed for 33 years

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:51pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A 'DEVIOUS' paedophile who murdered a 15-year-old girl to stop her reporting their sexual contact has been jailed for a minimum of 33 years.

Tributes paid to 'exceptional student' found dead just days after high school prom

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A HEADTEACHER has paid tribute to one of his students who died just days after going to his high school prom.

TV presenters forced to apologise to viewers after Dame Helen Mirren slip up

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Dame Helen Mirren: Don't call me sexy

1:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

DAME Helen Mirren prompted TV presenters to apologise to viewers after she said it "p****d with rain".

Sunshine on its way to Lancashire - but only briefly...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Blackburn College student Roseanna Rainford, 19, is looking forward to the sunny weather

9:58am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A BRIEF glimpse of summer could be on offer later this week – but it is not likely to last.

Health visitor given suspension after lying about work he was supposed to carry out

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:52am Tuesday 28th July 2015

A HEALTH visitor who lied about the work he was supposed to carry out supporting vulnerable mothers in Lancashire has been suspended for six months.

Madeleine McCann: Police contact Australian cops over suitcase body

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

8:03am Tuesday 28th July 2015

POLICE officers investigating missing Madeleine McCann have contacted Australian authorities over their discovery of a young girl's remains in a suitcase, Scotland Yard said.

Former professional goalkeeper cleared of 'stalking' ex-wife

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

5:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

CLITHEROE Town’s former goalkeeping hero Carlo Nash has been cleared of stalking his ex-wife.

Revived Royal Lancashire Show ‘will not be a washout’

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:30pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

ORGANISERS of The Royal Lancashire Show say they are confident that next month’s event will be the start of an exciting new chapter following a decade of problems and cancellations.

Turner Prize-winning transvestite spends day with Lancashire Police

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:24pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

TURNER Prize-winning transvestite Grayson Perry spent a day with Lancashire Police in his quest for masculinity.

Top school place for young local dancer Leona

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:10pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A DANCER will study at one of the country’s most famous stage schools after winning a much sought-after scholarship.


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