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Burnley and Pendle Citizen: British Gas owner Centrica is set to take over Ireland's Bord Gais.
British Gas owner Centrica is in line to take over the energy supply arm of Ireland's state-owned Bord Gais as part of a 1.12 billion euro deal.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
East Lancs police campaign marks jail sentence milestone
POLICE have marked more than 300 years in jail sentences against 150 criminals in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale with a poster campaign.
Clitheroe Advertiser and Times
New book takes walkers in footsteps of the Pendle 'witches'
A detailed walk book produced by two local authors is now available for the sustainable long-distance walk commemorating the Lancashire Witches Two years ago local walkers from Clitheroe, Burnley and Lancaster constructed the new 51-mile walk, starting in Barrowford and finishing at Lancaster Castle and commemorating the 400th anniversary of the ... (more)
Bacup pensioner in A 16k drugs farm 'first'
A BACUP pensioner who has never broken the law before was running a potential A 16,000 cannabis farm, a court heard.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Artists Caroline Wright with her photos
The exhibition, entitled Significant Ties, is a display of 12 large photographs of the residents on the exterior walls of Coal Clough Library, in Coal Clough Lane, Burnley.
THE Post Office in Burnley could move to the town centre WHSmith store under new proposals.
The company has revealed plans to open the branch in the shop in Charter Walk Shopping Centre, 290 metres from its Hargreaves Street site.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
This Is Lancashire
Cadets lay wreaths in memory of Accrington Pals
As part of the tour, eight cadets from Accrington's 1035 Air Training Corps, two from Burnley and one from Blackburn, reflected on the loss suffered by the region's most well known regiment.
New fitness centre to be unveiled in Burnley
A NEW fitness centre and sports store is expected to be unveiled in the middle of Burnley over the next 12 months.
Kids' goalden day with Burnley stars
Baby Thomas Hartley with his full Burnley kit on with his dad Ashley meet players Kieran Trippier and Ross Wallace Sean Dyche and the entire Turf Moor first-team squad went to the Royal Blackburn Hospital with gifts for the children's ward.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Burnley shopkeeper 'tried to hide' fake tobacco
A BURNLEY shopkeeper found guilty of selling illegal tobacco products tried to hide the goods in a secret compartment underneath a gas cooker.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Burnley primary school branded as inadequate
Burnley St James' Church of England Primary School, which was previously rated as 'good', was found to have issues with pupils' progress in reading, writing and mathematics.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Drugs case aginst Burnley prison reform mum dropped
A penal reform campaigner alleged to have conspired to supply heroin has been told the case against her will not go ahead.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Headteacher Gill Broom says problems at Hameldon College are being addressed
STAFF and governors at an embattled Burnley 'super school' have been told that it has 'serious weaknesses' and teaching standards require improvement.
Strong winds cause havoc across East Lancs
Gusts of up to 90mph and driving rain spread across the region throughout today, prompting an amber weather warning to be put in place by the Met Office.
Public toilets in Burnley and Pendle set to be axed
PEOPLE caught short in parts of Burnley and Pendle may face a problem - after plans to close eight public toilets were unveiled.
Accused Brierfield man makes court appearance
A BRIERFIELD man has appeared before Burnley magistrates accused of an attempted raid at a newsagents in the town on Monday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Burnley man (20) jailed for attacking pregnant girlfriend
Casey Hedgecock swung a punch at Shelby Bonner before flipping the sofa over, throwing her to the floor, Burnley Crown Court heard.
Burnley house evacuated after electrical fire
A WOMAN in her 60s and her son had to evacuate their home when an electrical fire started in the living room without warning.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
East Lancs tobacco firm heads crackdown
A MAJOR tobacco manufacturer has teamed up with independent retailers in East Lancashire to crack down on cigarettes being sold to under-18s.
Burnley businessman's pride at new role with government
Ejaz Hussain, the managing director of Burnley Telematics, will assist Burnley MP Gordon Birtwistle in his role as the coalition's Apprenticeship Ambassador.