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Marathon runner June conquers iconic race in honour of her brave friend

The courage of her friend, who battled cancer with bravery and dignity, was the spur for June Darley to take part in one of the world's most iconic races.

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Some of the cast of from the Dance and Performing Arts course dance showcase at Burnley College.

Burnley students' dance showcase spectacular had audience on their feet

A glittering evening of dance received a standing ovation from a cheering audience at Burnley College.
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Lara Oddie described her dad Bill, who has died at the age of 76, as an "old fashioned gentleman and a wonderful father."

Daughter's loving tribute for popular and well known businessman

The daughter of a well known and popular businessman, who has died at the age of 76, has paid tribute to him as "an old fashioned gentleman and wonderful father."

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The Apprentice star Adam Corbally with some of the students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre during their careers week.

The Apprentice star gives tips for success to budding Burnley business moguls of the future

A TV star, who was one of the finalists in the smash hit show The Apprentice, came to Burnley to pass on some top tips to aspiring young people.

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Rogue traders warning to residents across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Rogue traders warning to residents across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Trading Standards are warning residents across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley to beware of rogue traders, following an increase in reports of doorstep crime.

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Bakery supremo Bill Oddie with Prince Charles when he visited the firm to mark its 100th anniversary

"True gentleman" tribute for Burnley born bakery boss Bill

A sports club chairman has paid tribute to bakery boss Bill Oddie who has died aged 76.

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A grill pan blaze at a house in Trawden had been put out by the time fire crews arrived.

One casualty after pan fire at house

A grill pan blaze at a house had been put out by the time firefighters arrived on the scene on Sunday evening.

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Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has paid his own tribute to  bakery owner Bill Oddie who has died at the age of 76

MP's personal tribute for well known Nelson bakery boss

An MP has paid tribute to well known bakery boss Mr Bill Oddie who has died at the age of 76.

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Police are looking into an arson attack in the early hours of the morning in Nelson.

Police probe suspected arson attack

Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car in Nelson.

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Firefighters used 10 litres of foam to put a car fire out on Saturday

Victim treated for burns at scene of car fire

A casualty had to be treated for burns at the scene of a car fire in Earby on Saturday.

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Some of the Blessed Trinity students during their charity bag pack

Burnley students bag pack in honour of their brave pal Ethan

Classmates gave up their Sunday to help raise funds for a charity set up in memory of one of their friends.

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Bill Oddie, who has died at the age of 76, with his daughter Lara who works as marketing director for the family business.

Death of well known Nelson bakery boss

The man  at the helm of one of East Lancashire's best known bakerys has died at the age of 76.

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Police are asking householders to be more vigilant after a rash of burglaries over the last two months.

Police launch appeal after spate of burglaries across Burnley, Pendle and Ribble Valley

Police have urged householders to be vigilant after a spate of break-ins across Burnley, Pendle and the Ribble Valley in the past two months.

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Molly hands over a cheque for 760 to Ethan's dad Andrew after  completing her haircut challenge.

Caring Burnley teenager's sacrifice is tribute for her lifelong friend

A teenager, who sacrificed her crowning glory in honour of her childhood friend who died after contracting the deadly sepsis bug, is the pride of her family and school.

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Jackie Johnson raised 1,300 for Pendleside Hospice at a race night in memory of her husband Harry who died last year.

Colne charity night held in honour of racing fan Harry

A race night held in memory of Harry Johnson, a year since he died, raised £1,300 for Pendleside Hospice.

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Police are appealing for information after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe yesterday morning.

Police appeal after daring lorry raid at Ribble Valley beauty spot

Detectives are appealing for dash cam footage after a lorry was raided in Clitheroe.

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Marsden Heights pupils Fiza Ahmed, Alisha Rizwan, Rahaab Ashraf, Tabassum Idrees, Izza Shaukat, Hifsa Farooq, Ryley Loveridge and Daine Procter, with Mrs Blackey, Miss Littlewood, and Pendleside fundraiser, Leah Hutchinson.

Nelson students gave up their time to raise money for a cause close to their hearts

A group of schoolchildren sacrificed their lunch-times and breaks to help raise money for Pendleside Hospice.

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Sam is back on duty as normal after her quick thinking action helped to save a woman's life

Pendle mum is reluctant heroine after her quick thinking action helps to save a woman's life

An assistant leisure centre manager has been hailed a heroine after her quick thinking action helped to save the life of a woman who had collapsed in the street.
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Tributes have been paid to Mrs Kathleen Bulcock, a talented writer and artist, who has died at the age of 91.

Tributes for former midwife and talented writer and artist Kath

One of the longest serving members of the Burnley and District Writers' Circle has died at the age of 91.

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Women are surging ahead of men when it comes to taking financial control in the 21st century.

Women are leading the men when it comes to taking financial control

Women's rights are at the centre of global news and when it comes to finances they are certainly in control.

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