Councillor's praise for "wonderful and kind" hospital staff after fall drama

A councillor has praised staff at Burnley General Hospital who came to her aid she fell while taking photographs of neglected back streets on her patch.
Helen with her niece Heidi

Helen set to run London Marathon all for the love of her niece

A chartered surveyor is preparing to run the London Marathon for Bliss, the premature and sick baby charity, in honour of her niece who was born six weeks early.
The Seafood Pub Company Managing Director Joycelyn Neve receives the award for best food offer from sponsor, Bruce Ray, Vice President of Independent Free Trade from Carlsberg.

Owner of top Ribble Valley pub scoops top award for third time

A food offer described as ‘quality, creative, colourful, different, versatile and value for money’ has been recognised in prestigious industry awards.

Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall will take to the stage as duo OdAll in France this weekend.

Vive La France for talented teenage music duo

Teenage musicians Nick Wood and Kyle Worrall have been invited to play at a prestigious music festival this weekend.
Donna is presented with her award from Kelly Cookson of Freedom Travel Group.

World is oyster for travel agent Donna and her "super team"

A Clitheroe based independent travel agents is celebrating after receiving a top award.
Brave Ethan with his mum and dad , Melanie and Andrew and sister Jodie.

Family's moving tributes for "brave and kind" Ethan

The devastated parents of a Burnley teenager, who died last week at the age of 16, have paid tribute to their "brave and kind" son.

Rosemere volunteers at the latest Tesco bag pack with the stores community champion Billie Jean Horne ( fourth from the left) and Rosemere Cancer Foundations East Lancs fundraising co-ordinator Louise Grant  sixth from left)'The volunteers ( left to right) are Bob Tuffnell, Frank Dinsdale, Kathy Webb, Anne Hayes and Trudy Tuffnell

Shoppers, staff and volunteers go extra mile to bag £2,000 for charity

Staff and customers at Burnley's Tesco store lived up to the supermarket's slogan of "every little helps" when it comes to making a difference to a worthy cause.

Anthony Attard is has been appointed as the new high sheriff of Lancashire

Award winning businessman appointed to prestigious role

The new High Sheriff of Lancashire has been announced as award winning businessman Anthony Attard OBE.

Barrie and Muriel Maden,who have been married for 56 years, were born on the same day and delivered  by the same midwife.

Couple were born to be together

A couple, who were born on the same day, within a few hours of each other, and just a few streets apart have just celebrated their 80th birthdays.
The funeral of Ethan Hunt, who died on Monday aged 16, will take place next week.

Funeral of popular teen Ethan this week

The funeral of Ethan Hunt, the teenager who died after contracting the deadly sepsis virus, will be held on Thursday.
Ethan Hunt with his sister Jodie-Leigh, who broke the news of his death aged 16, this week.

Schoolgirl's moving song leads emotional tributes for popular Ethan

A song, written and performed by a pupil at the school he attended, is just one of the hundreds of moving tributes for Burnley teenager Ethan Hunt, who died this week.

Former Bullseye host Jim Bowen, who has died aged 80, worked as a dustbin man in Burnley as a teenager.

Popular comedian and Bullseye host began his working life in Burnley

Broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, who began his working life as a dustman in Burnley at the age of 15, has died at the age of 80.

Little battler Harry with his parents,Stephanie George and Lee Murdoch

Parents' pride at taking part in clinical research to help premature babies

A family, whose son was born more than 15 weeks early, have spoken of their pride at taking part in clinical research which will help future premature babies.

The school where Ethan Hunt, who has died aged 16 after battling sepsis, has paid tribute to him

School pays tribute to "lovely young man" Ethan

Classmates of Ethan Hunt, who died last night after battling sepsis, were told the tragic news of his death this afternoon.

Tragic Ethan Hunt, who has died at the age of 16 after contracting sepsis, with his sister Jodie-Leigh.

Brave teen dies four weeks after losing both his legs to deadly bug

A teenage boy, who had to have both his legs amputated after he was struck down with a deadly virus, has died.
Fire crews dealt with a blaze in Colne in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters tackle blaze in early hours of morning

A blaze broke out at a property in Colne in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters gave first aid to a casualty after a road accident last night in Sawley.

Fire crews race to midnight car crash

Firefighters raced to Gisburn Road in Sawley last night after receiving reports that a motorist was trapped in a car after an accident.

Photographer Danielle Hancock is pursuing her hobby as a career

Danielle loves life behind the lens

A love of photography has led to a whole new career for talented Danielle Hancock who has returned to study in the evenings at Burnley College.

Oakhill School, Whalley has been rated outstanding in a Government inspection.

School celebrates "outstanding" report

An independent school is celebrating after being judged as outstanding across the board in a government inspection.
Experts at data protection masterclass at Themis Burnley College

Experts lead masterclass in data protection

A masterclass in protecting your identity and personal details from hackers was held at Burnley College.

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