Paul’s bid to stop child gambling addiction

Members of a Fence club were moved by the devastating yet uplifting tale of gambling addiction.

The Farnworth Rose team with a framed certificate from the hospice. (s)

Farnworth Rose staff ace bumper birthday charity challenge

It’s a double celebration for a group of kind-hearted Nelson colleagues marking both 10 years in business and 10 completed charity fund-raisers.

Fortune favoured Nelson over Colne in bets placed last year.

Nelson is Lancashire's fourth luckiest town

Lady Luck was on Nelson's side last year - for it was named the fourth luckiest town in Lancashire.

After going blind, Chris Tattersall discovered a new lease of life thanks to guide dog Goughy. (s)

Hear Chris’ inspiring tale of strength

A Clitheroe man who went blind aged 40 dreams of sharing his story about how a charity helped him to turn his life around.


Grace swaps village pub for arena tour

From village pub singer to X-Factor finalist, a Langho songwriter is taking to the same stage where international superstars have performed the world's biggest hits.


Rowenna's inspiring film dream

For animal lovers, the loss of a pet can be heart-breaking.
Prepare for punk-rock madness this weekend with gig headliners ALL HAIL HYENA! AKA singer Jay Stansfield, bassist Tom Cross and drummer Rob Ashworth. (s)

Rockers on song to unite two cities

A trio of Lancashire rockers is celebrating two Northern cities this weekend.

Cases of Aussie flu are increasingly spreading from Blackpool and the Flyde coast to the rest of Lancashire. (s)

Call to spot the signs of flu as cases rise in Lancashire

The NHS is warning people to be on the lookout for symptoms of the potentially deady "Aussie" flu following a rise in Lancashire cases.

Characters Eric and Kylie, otherwise known as The Doodlebugs! (s)

Comedy tackling dementia swinging into the Mechanics

This thought-provoking comedy with songs from the war years looks at love and loss in the face of dementia.

Theatre and Comedy
Prepare for fun and madness with Helmut and Ziggy (Jonathan Pye and Pete Morville), stars of The Snow Queen. (s)

Award-winning actors take on coolest panto in town

This colourful show presented by NODA Award-winning Burnley Pantomime Society has real comical bite.

Theatre and Comedy
Cheers! Coffee drinkers can get a discount for using reusable cups in coffee shops. (s)

Nelson firm questions coffee cup tax

A Nelson recycling firm is questioning MPs' proposed tax on take-away coffee cups.

Whats on
Winifred Dalley turns poetic in her column on the importance of daily prayer. (s)

A prayer a day keeps gloom away

Lord, clear my mind of trivial things so I can talk to you.

Dennis Royle commanding the stage in a production of Dad's Army. (s)

It's curtain-up for Dennis' legacy

To help eradicate the illness which took his grandfather's life, a Pendle singer is hosting a fabulous tribute show next month.

Theatre and Comedy
Members of Salterforth WI celebrating the club's milestone in style. (s)

Club still shining after 50 years

It was a golden day when members of Salterforth WI marked its 50th anniversary.

Skipton Puppet Festival Director Harold Hoggarth brought along a special friend to meet the members of Pendleside Probus Club. (s)

Caring puppeteer pulls on Pendle heartstrings

A Pendle club pulled some strings to top off the year with a fascinating talk on puppets.

Barbara Ratcliffe with her husband Keith. (s)

Barbara keeps legacy alight

By championing a cancer charity, a Nelson woman is keeping her caring husband’s amazing fund-raising legacy alight.

This week's Have Faith is about the best gifts we can give all year round. (s)

HAVE FAITH: Gifts to the world around us

Two carols link our journey from the season of Christmas to the feast of the Epiphany.

Audiences will laugh and cry at Paradise Lodge. (s)

Musical comedy strikes the right note

This thought-provoking musical comedy looks at love and loss through the devastating lens of dementia.

Theatre and Comedy
Greenbrook Pantomime Society. (s)

Fun panto makeover for classic fairy-tale

Greenbrook Pantomime Society is keeping the magic of Christmas alive well into the New Year with a sparkling production of a classic fairy-tale.
Theatre and Comedy
The talented cast of It's a Wonderful Life. (s)

Cracking Christmas show in Pendle

A cracker of a Christmas tale is coming back to Pendle for one night only.

Theatre and Comedy
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