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Pendle Hill poppies spectacular tribute to mark end of First World War

Iconic landmark Pendle Hill has been adorned with giant poppies in remembrance of the end of the First World War.

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Gawthorpe Hall

Gawthorpe Hall 'Brothers in Arms' war exhibition

An exhibition to highlight the affect that the First World War had on the owners of Gawthorpe Hall and other people living in the area will go on display this month.

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Cycling fund-raisers at the Turf

Testing day at Turf for Barry Kilby Prostate Appeal

The Barry Kilby Prostate Cancer Appeal is holding another testing day at Turf Moor on Saturday.

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Anni Smith

Police search for missing girl

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing girl.
Crime
Police are dealing with an incident

Bridge incident on M65

An ongoing incident on a bridge is currently causing long delays on the M65 motorway.

Transport
War Horse

Never forget the power of War Horse

Damnation has never been so visually stunning.
Theatre and Comedy
Police appeal

Police hunting man with Burnley and Pendle links for prison recall

Police are appealing for information about a man who is wanted on recall to prison.

Crime
The Blackadder cast

Laughter and tears at Pendle's Blackadder tribute

Two years ago, the Pendle Hippodrome Theatre Company staged three episodes of Blackadder, risking criticism from die-hard Blackadder fans, after all, it takes a strong cast to step into the shoes of Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson, Tim McInnerney and Stephen Fry.

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Coun. Alan Hosker

Burnley UKIP councillor accused of sharing 'Islamophobic' video

A Burnley Borough Council UKIP councillor is being investigated by the council after a complaint was made that he shared an Islamophobic video on his official Facebook page.
Politics
Police and Trading Standards conducted the raids

Cash and illegal tobacco seized in raids on shop and house

Around £100,000 of unaccounted-for cash plus a stash of illegal tobacco has been seized in joint Trading Standards and police raids.
Crime
Stephen Maden

Popular Pendle figure dies days before Queen's honour

A hugely respected founder member of Pendle Voice Talking Newspaper died suddenly at home, just days before he was named in the Queen’s Honours List for receiving a British Empire Medal.
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Woodend Road, Reedley

Van crashes into river following police pursuit in Burnley and Pendle

A police pursuit ended in dramatic fashion when a stolen van careered into a river on the border between Burnley and Pendle.
Crime
Jared performing

'International Elvis' winner Jared is all shook up

Elvis has been spotted in Bridlington – in the form of talented Burnley tribute artist Jared Warne.

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The NICU Three Peaks Team out training at the top of Pendle Hill

Mountainous challenge for Burnley's smallest babies

Britain's three highest mountains await a team of intrepid Burnley medics planning to conquer them all in 24 hours, and raise money to improve care for some of the tiniest babies in the area.

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Burnley Manchester Road station

Burnley MP demands answers from Northern Rail boss

Burnley MP Julie Cooper has met with under-fire Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and chief executive of Northern Rail David Brown to demand action over the ongoing rail chaos.

Transport
Mr Simon Hill and Dr Ravi Singh

Doctors to tackle their own World Cup

Forget the World Cup, two hospital doctors from East Lancashire will be representing their country in the forthcoming World Medical Football Championships.

Health
Youngsters enjoying themselves at a previous Colne Gala

Floats away for historic Colne Gala display

The popular Colne Gala, more than half a century in the making, is returning to the town next week.

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Appointment information will be sent to your mobile

Our hospitals engaging patients with mobile phone appointments

Patients in East Lancashire can now receive information about their hospital appointments via mobile phone.

Health
The cast of 'Secondary Cause of Death'

Laughter is the best medicine to a night of murder and mayhem

A large ensemble cast of suspects gathered at the New Millennium Theatre for a devilishly funny murder mystery spoof, courtesy of the Rossendale Players.

Theatre and Comedy
Police have warned they will take further action

Call for action after police pelted with stones and abused in Nelson and Brierfield

Police have warmed they will not tolerate abuse after two shocking incidents in Nelson and Brierfield saw officers surrounded by angry groups of youths.

Crime
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