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FREE dog micro chipping will be available in Rawtenstall on Sunday.
Michaela Holt, from the group, said: "Micro chipping will not only be a legal requirement from April 6, 2016, but is an essential part of reuniting dog and owner in the unfortunate event of loss or, more commonly, theft of your dog."
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Police issue re-appeal for missing Accrington man on eve of his birthday
POLICE are re-appealing for information about a 50 year old man from Accrington who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Bacup's iconic buildings to be restored in September
Jake Berry, MP for Rossendale, said he has held a productive meeting with people involved with the A 2million regeneration of the town centre, adding that work will begin in five months.
7.5k parcels given to Blackburn's hungry residents in foodbank 'outrage'
THOUSANDS of people have received help from East Lancashire's food-banks in the past 12 months, new figures reveal.
Cash pot empty for Haslingden Brownies' big trip
The 8th Rossendale group, based at St Peter's Laneside Church, had hoped to receive a donation towards a trip to the Big Brownie Stayaway event in Edinburgh.
a Local Nut representative has backed the union's plans to strike in the summer.
Yesterday morning delegates at an NUT conference in Brighton voted in favour of national strike action, which will see members walk out at some point in the week beginning June 23. Jonathan Gleeson, Secretary of Rossendale NUT Association said: "Lancashire teachers strongly supported the NUT action on the March 26 - as the rally in Preston showed - ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Daily search for missing East Lancs worker continues
THE search for a missing Accrington man was continuing today after police confirmed they still had no idea where he was.
Number of East Lancashire motorists fined for using mobiles halves
THE number of motorists in East Lancashire fined for using their mobile phone behind the wheel has plummeted, according to new figures.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Burnley MP backs minimum alcohol price
BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle has called for a ban on cheap booze after shock figures revealed that the effects of alcohol cost every person in Burnley A 384 a year.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Friends concerned over missing East Lancs man
Trevor Whitehead, 50, has been missing since Wednesday, April 9, with police and Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team members searching the area near his home every day.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Booze kills 149 people in East Lancashire
ALCOHOL cost the lives of 149 people in four East Lancashire boroughs over two years - and left taxpayers with an annual bill of around A 122 million.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Former East Lancs mayor backs call for Sir Cyril Smith child abuse inquiry
A FORMER mayor who says he was beaten by Sir Cyril Smith is backing calls for a full public inquiry into allegations of child abuse.
Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The search goes on for Trevor Whitehead
The search for Trevor Whitehead, 50, has now entered its second week with police officers, the police helicopter, and teams from Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue searching the Accrington area every day.
One in five patients in Bradford are unable to make an appointment to see a GP
Across England more than seven million patients will benefit from the new measures, in which surgeries will offer access to GPs outside normal hours and by methods including phone, email and Skype.
Dementia awareness sessions in Rossendale
RESIDENTS will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding and awareness of dementia at a series of events to be held in Rossendale.
Police car crashes cost A 600,000
Car crash cops have racked up a bill of more than 600,000 over the past five years, according to official figures.
Police searching for missing East Lancs man
A SEARCH has been launched for an Accrington-man after he didn't turned up to work for three days.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Iain Duncan-Smith promotes new care apprentice scheme in Rossendale
CABINET welfare boss Iain Duncan-Smith came to Rossendale to promote a new scheme for care apprentices and rejected claims the government was ignoring East Lancashire.
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EXCLUSIVE: 'Honest Photographs with no Trickery'; In Conversation ...
A lecturer of Manchester Metropolitan University, recognized as John Hyatt, has claimed that he now has proof that fairies are real.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Fairy Godfather: Photographers worldwide swamp professor with new pictures of mystical creatures
Lecturer who claims he has proven the existence of fairies is bombarded with new magical images sent from more than 15 countries A man being dubbed the Fairy Godfather - after claiming he has proven the existence of fairies - is being inundated with photographs from around the globe whose owners insist capture the mini mythical creatures.