Rossendale MP calls for - definitive action' over future of Rawtenstall town centre
Plans for the former Valley Centre site were unveiled by architects yesterday and today at public meetings held at Longholme Methodist Church, in Bacup Road.
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Red Prince Will Straw: The New "Emperor of Blackburn"
Red Prince Will Straw doesn't seem to be taking his bid to follow his father Jack into parliament that seriously.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Bogus golfers who raided East Lancashire clubhouses jailed
BURGLARS who posed as golfers to carry out raids on clubhouses in East Lancashire have been jailed - after they were caught on camera.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Mini relay invitation in Rawtenstall
A MINI relay is to be held in Rawtenstall Town Square in the run-up to the Relay For Life Rossendale.
a Man has appeared at crown court in Cornwall charged with the murder of a former Rossendale man.
Kevin Cooper, 33, from Redruth, is accused of killing David Alderson, who is originally from Rawtenstall, and whose body was found in disused mine works on January 18. Cooper is to face trial later this year accused of murdering the 72-year-old retired driving instructor, who was discovered in a shallow pool by a dog walker at Wheal Maid, near ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Woman mugged walking her dogs in Rossendale
The robbery took place at around 11.30pm in a grassed area at the junction of Market Street and Gandy Lane, Whitworth.
Whitaker, Rossendale Museum and Art Gallery to host vinyl sharing nights
The gallery in Rawtenstall will be offering a selection of craft beers and nibbles for those wishing to share their favourite LP records.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Chief Executive on move from Calico Group
Dr Michael Birkett, who has been in charge of Calico Group since 2006, has joined Bolton-based organisation The Regenda Group.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
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PLANS outlining the future of Rawtenstall town centre will be unveiled by architects next weekend.
Developers and councillors will meet residents, business owners and traders to discuss their vision for the former Valley Centre site on Friday and Saturday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
East Lancashire benefits cheat claimed A 7k while working as courier
A BENEFITS cheat got about A 7,000 from the public purse while earning up to A 1,400 a month as a courier, a court heard.
Rossendale hoax callers rapped after putting lives at risk
HOAX callers have been slammed for putting lives at risk after making 24 calls to the emergency services from the same phone box.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
My View: Chairman of Rawtenstall Chamber of Commerce
During the 22 years I have worked in Rossendale, the subject of redeveloping Rawtenstall town centre has come up many times.
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Tragic: Henry Tattersall was found hanged in his bedroom after racking up a large bill for Xbox games on his mother's credit card A teenage boy hanged himself after he used his mother's credit card to spend 420 online buying games for his Xbox console.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Traders pulling out stops to win customers in Rawtenstall
TRADERS hit by roadworks in Rawtenstall are using a 12ft billboard, a live street webcam, and a smart phone app to bring customers back to their businesses.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Youngsters flock to Rossendale Youth Zone in big thumbs-up
THE manager of Rossendale Youth Zone says he has been overwhelmed by the number of young people coming from across the valley to use the newly- updated centre.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Praise for Lancashire County Council's new chief executive
She has held the job on an interim basis since last August since her predecessor Phil Halsall was suspended and then left county hall in October.
Supporters hail first Rossendale gay night date
Organisers at Lancashire LGBT have planned the bi-weekly event at The Deli in Bank Street for people to enjoy a coffee with like-minded people in a 'friendly, fun and relaxed environment'.
PROPOSALS for two separate wind farm projects in Rossendale have angered campaigners.
The Lancashire Telegraph revealed how Peel Energy wants to double the number of turbines on Edenfield's Scout Moor to 52 while 17 more were planned by Coronation Power for Rooley Moor, near Whitworth.