UPDATE: Man and four children hurt in Accrington crash

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A MAN and four children were taken to hospital following a crash in Accrington.

Wheelton bypass gastro-pub set for name change

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A gastro-pub is set for a name change – and a new lease of life, after it hass bee acquired by a restaurant owner.

Accrington schoolgirl missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks

This Is Lancashire:

8:30am Monday 20th October 2014

ACCRINGTON schoolgirl Olivia Diamond missed out on a life-saving vaccination by less than two weeks, it has emerged.

Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley

This Is Lancashire:

5:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

CLARETS legend Jimmy McIlroy is the toast of Burnley after receiving one of football's highest honours.

DARWEN town crier is looking for a new bell

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DARWEN’S town crier Anthony Meleady is looking for a bell to hit the right note to go with his new uniform.

Blackburn woman told her dog could be destroyed if it attacks postman again

This Is Lancashire:

11:31am Sunday 19th October 2014

A FAMILY pet could be destroyed after it attacked a postman.

Chorley man suffered burns after falling asleep with cigarette

This Is Lancashire:

10:43am Sunday 19th October 2014

A CHORLEY man was taken to hospital with stomach burns after falling asleep with a lit cigarette last night

Birtenshaw's plan to turn former care home into special college

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

AMBITIOUS plans to transform a former care home into a college for young people with disabilities have been revealed.

Crowds roll up for fun-filled Ramsbottom Pie Festival

This Is Lancashire:

5:14pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A PIE festival “filled” Ramsbottom with joy, as thousands of pastry lovers got their hands on the town’s finest local delicacies.

Firework season starts with a bang at Bradshaw Cricket Club

This Is Lancashire:

4:27pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THE cricket season may be over — but the firework season started with a bang at Bradshaw Cricket Club.

Accrington chemical leak victims given the all clear

This Is Lancashire:

8:20pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO office workers and two firefighters have been given the all clear after crews investigated a possible chemical leak in Accrington town centre.

Police cordon off part off Accrington town centre

This Is Lancashire:

6:41pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TEN fire crews have been called to Accrington town centre this afternoon after reports of a possible chemical leak in a town centre estate agent.

Electric car charging points coming to Accrington

This Is Lancashire: Miles Parkinson says that jobs are Hyndburn’s priority, although boarded-up shops are an issue.

6:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HYNDBURN is to get its first charging point for electric cars, it can be revealed.

Engineering firm bosses in court over death of 16-year-old apprentice

This Is Lancashire: Cameron Minshull

12:41pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO men and two companies have been summonsed to court over the death of a 16-year-old apprentice from Bury.

Rossendale actress wows crowds

This Is Lancashire:

9:54am Saturday 18th October 2014

SUPERMODEL-turned-actress Agyness Deyn wowed crowds at a film premiere in London with a sleek new look.

Long-lost sisters meet for first time

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

LONG lost sisters who grew-up without knowing each other have met for the first time — thanks to The Bolton News.

Police in warning about keeping firearms secure

This Is Lancashire:

5:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

POLICE have warned gun owners to make sure that their firearms are being kept securely as officers begin a series of unannounced home visits.

Man charged in connection with Accrington double fatal crash

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Magistrates Court

11:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

A 24 year old man has appeared in court on death by dangerous driving charges following the fatal two car crash in Hyndburn Road, Accrington, last week.

New Bolton Interchange structure starts to go up

This Is Lancashire:

4:02pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WORK on the Bolton Interchange is pressing ahead, with the first signs of the new structure appearing on site.

Free wi-fi now available at Bolton train station

This Is Lancashire:

3:22pm Saturday 18th October 2014

RAIL commuters will spend less time "waiting for connections" — after a free wi-fi scheme was launched at Bolton train station.

Woman injured after colliding with bus in Darwen

This Is Lancashire:

8:14pm Friday 17th October 2014

A 28-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a bus in Darwen.

Drugs worth £1 million found at Bury woman's home

This Is Lancashire:

6:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

A STASH of drugs worth more than £1 million was found at the home of a Bury woman, a court heard.

Revellers evacuated from dancefloor after smoke fills nightclub

This Is Lancashire:

9:12am Friday 17th October 2014

MORE than 50 revellers were evacuated from a 1980s revival bar after smoke filled the dancefloor.

Nelson man wanted by police in connection with drugs offences

This Is Lancashire:

4:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE are looking to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with drugs offences.

Former East Lancashire headteacher found dead had sent suicide letter to police

This Is Lancashire: Former headteacher Alan Robinson, who died suddenly, was a keen sportsman

3:08pm Friday 17th October 2014

A FORMER headteacher was found dead at his home after sending police a letter saying he intended to kill himself, an inquest has been told.

VIDEO: Blackburn town centre redevelopment starting to take shape

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE 70ft of steelwork for Blackburn’s new hotel now towers above the town centre as the £33 million Cathedral Quarter starts to rise from the ground.

VIDEO: Blackburn students celebrate a degree of success

This Is Lancashire:

5:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

STUDENTS graduating in Blackburn took part in a series of processions flanked by trumpeters and distinguished guests.

Budding builders replicate Blackburn's architectural history - using toast...

This Is Lancashire:

3:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

BUDDING builders raised a toast to Blackburn’s architectural history by replicating the town’s most iconic structures – using bread!

Burnley sexual predator jailed after attacking teen at party

This Is Lancashire:

1:43pm Friday 17th October 2014

A SEXUAL predator who attacked a 16-year-old girl has been put behind bars.

VIDEO: Clarets fans given chance to bring Turf Moor seats to their living rooms

This Is Lancashire:

1:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

THOUSANDS of Clarets fans feel at home in their Turf Moor seats - now they’re being given the chance to bring replicas into their own homes.

X Factor twins Jedward chosen to switch on Blackburn Christmas lights

This Is Lancashire:

9:52am Friday 17th October 2014

X FACTOR twins Jedward will turn on Blackburn’s Christmas lights this year, it has been announced.

Blackburn nurse ‘yelled at elderly patient’ who pawed at her breasts

This Is Lancashire: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

9:37am Friday 17th October 2014

A NURSE yelled ‘don’t nip my boobs’ when an elderly dementia patient pawed at her breasts, a tribunal heard.

Controversial Accrington bus station plans get go ahead

This Is Lancashire:

3:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to move Accrington bus station to speed up public transport in East Lancashire, have been passed.

Listen: Pianist's moving musical tribute to Alan Henning

This Is Lancashire:

10:38pm Friday 17th October 2014

A PROMINENT Bolton pianist has created a moving musical piece in tribute to murdered aid worker Alan Henning.

Young Darwen business ideas given a major boost

This Is Lancashire: Positivity needed

3:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNG entrepreneurs in Darwen can start their own business by taking advantage of vacancies at a dedicated business hub.

Ofsted praises differences seen at Clitheroe school

This Is Lancashire: Ofsted logo

2:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

A RIBBLE Valley secondary school has been praised by Ofsted a year after being rated as requiring improvement.

Burnley shoplifter given second chance despite breach

This Is Lancashire: Alice Schofield, 49, and Mark Schofield, 40, from Devoke Avenue in Clinkham Wood, each face five charges.

1:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

A WOMAN who went out shoplifting while subject to a suspended sentence has been given another chance.

Join St Joseph's Players in Bury for a night that will make you think

This Is Lancashire:

10:57am Friday 17th October 2014

THE talented cast and crew from a Bury acting group have taken on a new challenge – and you can see the results from Thursday.

Pensioner gets 100ft thrill ride in Victoria Square

This Is Lancashire:

11:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

A THRILL-seeking pensioner who was out shopping was hoisted 100ft into the air on a firefighter’s aerial platform in Victoria Square.

Bolton College's £4.3 million STEM Centre opens

This Is Lancashire:

10:56pm Friday 17th October 2014

BOLTON College’s £4.3 million STEM Centre — science, technology, engineering, and maths — has been officially opened.

Cleveland Preparatory School pupils perform in bi-annual concert

This Is Lancashire:

10:52pm Friday 17th October 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Cleveland Preparatory School brought music to people’s ears when the school hosted its bi-annual concert.

VIDEO: East Lancs drug raids lead to football manager arrest

This Is Lancashire:

9:14am Thursday 16th October 2014

HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds worth of suspected drugs have been seized during dawn raids at 17 homes.

Ava-Jayne: Ex-boyfriend’s sick taunt at Blackburn mum of baby savaged to death by his dog

This Is Lancashire: Baby Ava-Jayne

9:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN whose dog killed an 11-month-old child has admitted harassing the baby’s mother and telling her the girl’s death was her fault.

Chorley teacher: Ray Cole’s release unbelievable

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Chorley man who launched a campaign to secure free a man jailed in Morocco for being gay is overjoyed at his release.

Murderer's bid to clear her name

This Is Lancashire: Driver lied about insurance

6:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

A DENTAL student who was jailed for life for the murder of her lover's pregnant teenage wife in Bury has launched a second bid to overturn her conviction.

Pile-up on M65 causes traffic misery

This Is Lancashire:

8:37am Thursday 16th October 2014

COMMUTERS using the M65 faced traffic chaos this morning after a pile-up.

Accrington man kicked down mum's door after she refused to cook for him

This Is Lancashire: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:20pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man kicked out at the door to his mother’s flat when she refused to make him something to eat.

Firefighters called to Clitheroe nursery

This Is Lancashire:

1:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a Clitheroe nursery after the smell of burning was reported.

Burnley newsagent: I sold man a £4million winning scratchcard!

This Is Lancashire:

9:29am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MYSTERY gambler from Burnley is said to have walked away with a £4million jackpot after striking gold at his local newsagent.

Darwen pair charged in Preston gang murder case

This Is Lancashire:

9:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO people from Darwen have been charged in connection with the murder of a Preston teenager.







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