38 min ago
Edgworth residents celebrate axed bus service campaign victory
A CAMPAIGN to restore a crucial bus link has won a major battle now a new service has been announced.
4 hrs ago
East Lancashire councils to receive 6.3m bonus for promoting new homes
EAST Lancashire's borough councils will next year get a government cash bonus of more than A 6million for promoting new homes in their areas.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
2,500 sign petition for Rossendale rail link
A PETITION calling for a commuter rail link to be restored to Rossendale has been signed by nearly 2,500 people.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Rossendale residents urged to help set next year's budget
COUNCIL bosses are urging residents in Rossendale to given them a helping hand when it comes to setting next year's budget.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen
Lancashire's 20mph speed limit decision at - Time for 20' conference
Rod King, founder of the national '20's Plenty for Us' campaign, will praise its foresight and urge other authorities, including Blackburn with Darwen, to follow suit.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Pay rise plan for East Lancashire MPs is slammed
HYNDBURN MP Graham Jones has condemned plans to give MPs an 11 per cent pay rise in 2015 and called for the independent body which recommended it to be scrapped.
Debbie Nash in a ski seat, with Dr Mike Ions, left, and Dr Peter Williams
THOUSANDS of people hurt themselves skiing every year, but now NHS chiefs believe the sport can actually help people recover from injuries.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Repair work on Rossendale telephones
Several numbers and extensions will be worked on but the revenues and benefits number, 0845 900 0500, and the emergency number, 0845 300 6478, will not be affected by the changes and will remain in full operation.
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.
Rossendale accountants aiming for Christmas Number 1 spot
A FIRM of Rossendale-based accountants are aiming for a Christmas 'number 1' after starring in their very own pop video.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Hyndburn and Rossendale mentor scheme helps work bid
STUDENTS and staff from Hyndburn and Rossendale embarked on a 'remarkable journey' when they worked on a project to help young people with special needs into the world of work.
Fabrice Muamba survived his heart stopping during a match (photo courtesy of Struway).
Life-saving defibrillators are set to be installed in Ramsbottom - and the public are being invited to learn how to use them.
Lancashire county council to cut numbers of homecare providers
LANCASHIRE county council has defended plans to cut the number of homecare providers to the disabled and elderly amid fears the change will reduce choice and quality.
North West Cyclo Cross Association
Rossendale 'Cross - Preview
'Cross is back in the 'dale. Five years on from a snowy day in 2008 on the hilly course at Edgeside Park, Waterfoot, the Rossendale Road Club are putting on an event on 22nd December.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Three East Lancashire MPs would give away pay rise
JACK Straw has defended plans to give MPs an 11 per cent pay rise of A 7,600 a year in 2015 as three colleagues pledged to give the extra to charity if re-elected.
This Is Lancashire
Will Straw volunteers at Raft Foundation foodbank in Rawtenstall
THE Labour Party's prospective candidate for Rossendale and Darwen, Will Straw, spent a morning volunteering at The Raft Foundation foodbank last week.
Parkinson's nurse bid for East Lancashire
A BID has been placed by East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group to bring a specialist Parkinson's nurse to the area.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
War heritage money put to use in Bacup
THE co-ordinator of a project documenting and recording the Valley's fallen of the First World War has announced how a A 10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant will be used.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Haslingden firm to take on 60 new workers
WORK on a 10,000 sq ft extension at a Haslingden flooring firm has secured 175 jobs in Haslingden and created a further 61. Interfloor, which has its headquarters in Broadway, said the new facility was the final part of a A 3m initiative launched last year, to help it keep up with changes in the industry.