UPDATED: Man plunges to his death down lift shaft

This Is Lancashire:

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 27-YEAR-OLD man has died after falling five floors down a lift shaft in a block of town centre flats.

Masked men raid Pound Bakery in Prestwich

This Is Lancashire: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

10:50am Monday 1st September 2014

THREE masked men threatened members of staff during a terrifying raid at a Pound Bakery in Prestwich.

Police probe arson attack on Darwen home

This Is Lancashire:

12:40pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A LORRY driver was left distraught after a suspected arson attack gutted his home.

Accrington teen an X Factor hit

This Is Lancashire:

9:36am Monday 1st September 2014

TEENAGER Reece Bibby made it through to the next round of The X Factor – after persuading Simon Cowell he could ditch his guitar.

Royal Blackburn Hospital 'responding well' in sepsis fight

This Is Lancashire:

10:05am Monday 1st September 2014

A TOP consultant said hospital staff have responded well to changes that were imposed after the death of a patient.

First public baptisms take place in Burnley

This Is Lancashire:

10:02am Monday 1st September 2014

BURNLEY’S first public baptisms saw young and old alike proclaim their faith last night.

Former Blackburn Rugby Club president and solicitor dies, aged 77

This Is Lancashire:

9:58am Monday 1st September 2014

FORMER Blackburn Rugby Club president and long-standing East Lancashire solicitor John ‘Willie’ Parker has passed away.

Burnley delivery driver terrorised village shop assistant

This Is Lancashire: Burnley Crown Court

9:51am Monday 1st September 2014

A DRUNKEN delivery driver terrorised a lone young assistant in a village shop, a court heard Nathan Chambers, 25, repeatedly went into the premises and was rowdy and swearing.

Special Sunday opening for Blackburn Market on heritage weekend

This Is Lancashire:

9:46am Monday 1st September 2014

BLACKBURN Market will hold a rare Sunday opening this month for the town’s Heritage Festival.

Great Harwood attacker apologised via Facebook

This Is Lancashire: Figures released following freedom of information request

9:33am Monday 1st September 2014

A MARTIAL art fan who attacked a teenager, leaving him with a smashed jaw in two places, was caught by police after he admitted the offence on Facebook.

Turkey holiday death dad could have been hit-and-run victim

This Is Lancashire:

9:29am Monday 1st September 2014

A DAD who died unexpectedly while on holiday in Turkey may have been the victim of a hit-and-run, a coroner has heard.

Residents evacuated after fire at Accrington nursing home

This Is Lancashire:

8:43am Monday 1st September 2014

A NURSING home was evacuated last night after a resident’s bedroom caught fire.

Ex-Chorley MP cleared in expenses probe

This Is Lancashire: Den Dover MEP

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Former Chorley MP Den Dover will not face criminal charges over allegations of expenses misconduct while representing the Tory Party at Brussels and Strasbourg.

Blackburn group seals deal with London backers

This Is Lancashire:

10:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

AN asset valuation and recovery group in Blackburn has received backing from a London-based investment firm.

Special concert will honour Accrington Pals

This Is Lancashire: Accrington Pals leave Salisbury Plain for active service

9:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE heroics of the Accrington Pals will be marked with a special concert exactly 100 years to the day after the battalion marched through the town to show their support for the war effort.

Darwen bridegroom soothes pre-wedding jitters with 5k run

This Is Lancashire:

6:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

WHEN a bridegroom wears running shoes on the morning of a wedding, that is usually a cause for concern.

Clitheroe artist drew his way back from heartache

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

It took 30 years for Tony Begolo to rediscover his creative gift. Now he’s making up for lost time as an acclaimed artist, as TONY DEWHURST discovered

Burnley man breached ASBO

This Is Lancashire: Burnley Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BURNLEY man banned from tormenting his neighbours has admitted shouting abuse and threats, a court heard.

Blackburn life coach's grief at death of his sister

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A GRIEVING brother and life coach has spoken out about the dangers of alcoholism and drugs after tragically losing his sister.

Former Burnley Labour councillor passes away

This Is Lancashire:

9:10am Monday 1st September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Labour councillor and former miner who has died at his home in Burnley at the age of 77.

Hundreds take part in Bolton's first colour run

This Is Lancashire:

10:01am Monday 1st September 2014

HUNDREDS of people were doused in paint as they took part in the first Colour Run in aid of Bolton Hospice.

Firefighters give £1,100 to school boy they rescued from horsebox horror accident

This Is Lancashire:

5:34pm Monday 1st September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have presented a £1,100 cheque to a schoolboy they rescued from beneath a horsebox after an horrific accident.

One of Bury's best-known pubs to reopen doors next month after major renovation

This Is Lancashire:

5:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

ONE of Bury’s best known pubs has undergone a huge renovation and is set to open its doors again.

Bury woman returns home after 20 years helping people with AIDS in Guatemala

This Is Lancashire:

5:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BURY woman who has spent 20 years helping people with AIDS and HIV in Guatemala has returned home for the summer to mark the anniversary.

Netball star returns to Bury to encourage others to take up sport

This Is Lancashire:

5:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NETBALL star has returned to her roots to encourage females of all ages across Bury to try the game.

Blocked sewer work continues in Bury town centre

This Is Lancashire:

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORKS to repair a blocked sewer under a town centre road are set to continue for at least another two weeks.

Soil sample reports at 3 Bury schools were faked

This Is Lancashire:

5:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

A DIRECTOR of an environmental firm falsified soil sample reports on the sites of three schools in the borough.

Bury nursery gets 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

This Is Lancashire:

5:04pm Monday 1st September 2014

A PRIVATE Bury nursery is celebrating success after being rated as “outstanding” following an Ofsted inspection.

Business meetings back on in Blackburn

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

5:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

THE Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID) has announced that monthly breakfast meetings return to Liz 'n' Lil's on Thursday, with an update on progress in the first year after a short break over the holiday period.

Protest over future of Blackburn former hospital site

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:59pm Monday 1st September 2014

AROUND a dozen protesters camped outside the former Blackburn Royal Infirmary building to oppose its demolition.

Theatre group to recreate World War One soldiers leaving Bury

This Is Lancashire: East Lancashire Railway - Red Rose Diners

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A RECREATION of World War One soldiers leaving Bury’s Bolton Street Station for the front will take place next month.

Blackburn workshop on making most of mobiles

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:56pm Monday 1st September 2014

AGE UK Blackburn with Darwen is working with the EE shop in Blackburn, offering a free session for the over 50s on how to make the most of their mobile phone or tablet. Older people are invited to bring along their own equipment, and staff from EE will be available to show them how to make best use of their devices, including using them for keeping in touch with friends or family.

Blackburn with Darwen health chiefs invite public to meeting

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

HEALTH chiefs have invited members of the public to attend their next public meeting at Blackburn Central Library.

Clitheroe man set fire to ex-partner's clothes

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Magistrates Court

4:53pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 49-year-old man filmed himself burning clothes belonging to his ex-partner and then posted the clip on Facebook.

Accrington shoplifter jailed for six months

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Magistrates Court

4:49pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 52-year-old persistent shoplifter has been jailed for six months after admitting she deliberately set out to steal to fund a drug habit.

Clitheroe Concerts Society reveals new dates

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

CLITHEROE Concerts Society has announced details of its new season.

Nelson care home gets good report

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

A CARE home in Nelson was given the thumbs up after a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.

Burnley road to close for improvements

This Is Lancashire: Festival boasts 40 walks

4:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

HIGHWAYS chiefs have pledged that road improvements ‘will make Burnley a better place to live’.

Parklife: 5 new witnesses police want to speak to over Robert Hart death

This Is Lancashire:

11:44am Monday 1st September 2014

Police investigating the death of Robert Hart at Parklife have issued five new pictures of potential witnesses they believe may hold the key to tracking down his attacker.

College axes AS-level courses at last minute

This Is Lancashire:

10:55am Monday 1st September 2014

A COLLEGE has decided to no longer take students on for AS-levels at its Leigh campus — but did not tell students until they tried to enrol.

Bolton Indian Sports Club celebrates 50th anniversary

This Is Lancashire:

6:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

IT was a special day for a sports club when it celebrated its 50th anniversary.

In pictures: 6th annual Glaston-Bury festival

This Is Lancashire:

5:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A SPECTACULAR annual live music festival saw Bury town centre become “one big smile” despite a drizzly bank holiday Monday.

Open day at Bury Cancer Support Centre tomorrow

This Is Lancashire: Bury Times news

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

BURY Cancer Support Centre will throw open the doors of its new base to the public tomorrow.

Boy, 13, injured in Blackburn roof fall

This Is Lancashire: Figures released following freedom of information request

8:22pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A TEENAGER is in hospital tonight after he fell from the roof of an industrial unit in Blackburn.

UPDATED: 'Absolute legend' - tributes to man who died after house party in Harwood

This Is Lancashire:

1:29pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A MAN has died this morning after a night drinking with friends.

American dream for Chorley Buccaneer after exam joy

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A budding American Footballer is dreaming of a scholarship in the United States after he passed his GCSEs with flying colours.

Public baptisms to take place in Burnley

This Is Lancashire: 'Jesus did not just want to impart information but to bring about transformation'

5:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

YOUNG worshippers are set to be publicly ‘baptised’ in a Burnley town centre ceremony to proclaim their faith tonight.

Ex-servicemen take on coast-to-coast walk for Burnley charity

This Is Lancashire: The man was with a friend, paragliding off Pendle Hill

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THREE army veterans are to walk 192 miles from coast to coast to raise money for a Burnley charity.

Tributes to former Burnley headteacher

This Is Lancashire:

12:41pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A FORMER headteacher who taught at Burnley schools for 36 years has died.

Wife's tribute to RAF veteran killed in motorbike crash

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

THE widow of an RAF veteran killed in a motorbike crash has paid tribute to him as “a marvellous man who brought everything to life.”







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