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Haslingden charity slams handyman contract decision
A HOUSING charity has condemned a decision to award a major handyman contract to a commercial concern - without any consultation.
Sat May 18, 2013
Charity's mission to repair Rossendale war graves
A VETERANS charity is on a mission to repair more than 60 damaged war graves in time for the 100th anniversary of the First World War.
Fri May 17, 2013
Using the power of the press to change lives
THE Lancashire Telegraph led the way with an investigation back in 2006 which found up to 100 girls aged between 12 and 16 in East Lancashire had been targeted by gangs of older predatory males.
Thu May 16, 2013
Boy, six, heads to world golf event
A six-year-old boy who only started playing golf 15 months ago has qualified for the Junior World Golf Championships.
Rossendale man wins legal fight exhume family remains
A MAN has won a legal battle to have the remains of his parents and sister unearthed from beneath a disused church, so they can be laid to rest again.
Wed May 15, 2013
Dog walker attacked on moors between Burnley and Rossendale
The 41-year-old woman was walking a terrier on land near the junction of Burnley Road and Crown Point Road, between 7am and 7.50am on Monday when she was assaulted.
Tue May 14, 2013
DISAPPOINTED' Peter Hayler, said his arrest and subsequent conviction was - amazing'
COUNCILLOR and school governor convicted of assaulting a 14-year-old boy has lost his fight to clear his name.
Residents in fight to save Rossendale playing fields
FURIOUS residents have vowed to fight plans to build a A 15m retirement village on a council-owned playing field.
East Lancashire parents to face fines tougher for holidaying during term time
A 'BLANKET ban' stopping children going on holiday during term time could see parents saddled with fines of hundreds of pounds if they ignore the warning.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ark and films to celebrate Leeds Liverpool canal
AN ark is set to be floated down the Leeds Liverpool Canal to tell the inspirational story of East Lancashire's landscape.
Booze battle inspires Rossendale woman's new career
Repeated binge drinking left the 37-year-old at an all-time low last June, when she had drunk her-self into such a state that she needed five days in hospital to detox.
Bear Grylls visits East Lancashire Scout camp
Bear Grylls throws a flaming spear to light a beacon at the opening of the Running Bear Teepee village at Bowley Camp, watched by Daniel Hayden, THERE was a special treat for one young lad when his hero Bear Grylls dropped in at an East Lancashire Scout camp.
Fri May 10, 2013
Fears raised over Ramsbottom landfill expansion
THE owners of a Rossendale landfill site are planning to expand the industrial rubbish tip to include food and farm waste.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sell-off floated in bid to save Haslingden swimming pool
Rossendale Council bosses, Friends of Rossendale Pools, and two groups of campaigners came together to discuss their proposals for taking over management of the East Bank Avenue baths.
Couple's adventurous mountain ride wedding
The couple tied the knot in a registry office ceremony before being driven to the top of Holcombe Hill in a 4x4 vehicle used by the Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team.
More youngsters getting involved in Lancashire issues
In an annual report it celebrated campaigns to create positive images of young people, promote equality and diversity and work with schools on relationships and sex education.
Rossendale company secures 'recession-fighting' deal to make 'One Direction' shoes
A ROSSENDALE shoe company has secured a deal to produce footwear featuring the logo and images of the world's biggest boy band One Direction.
Wed May 08, 2013
'I cannot stand Jewish people': Lawyer almost loses her career over...
A female lawyer who blurted out: 'I cannot stand Jewish people' during an office rant has been left with a huge legal bill after a discrimination case was brought against her by a former colleague.
Tue May 07, 2013
Three arrests after heavy machinery is stolen
The men, who are aged, 40, 40 and 56, were arrested after a series of raids in Burnley, Rossendale and Accrington.
'Driving lessons' for East Lancashire over-65s to put brakes on crashes
OLDER motorists who want to keep on driving safely are being urged to take a special course after concerns about their high involvement in serious accidents.