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NHS celebrating breast-feeding in support of mums

Lancashire health professionals will celebrate breast-feeding with a series of events which support mums.

Nelson Fire Station was targeted by thieves while crews were answering an emergency call

Callous raiders ransack fire station while crews answer emergency call

Firefighters, who spent four hours battling a house blaze last night, returned to their station to find it had been broken into.

Salterforth villagers are unhappy with the proposals. (s)

Residents' anger at plans to build new homes in Salterforth

Angry residents have voiced concerns about "overcrowding" over plans to build 34 new homes in Salterforth, which they claim will "destroy" their village.


Harley Davidson leads cavalcade of motorbikes on Pendle biker's final journey

Around 200 mourners and a cavalcade of 40 motorcycles today paid their last respects to biker Steven Browne.

Burnley FC striker Chris Wood celebrates scoring at Turf Moor to enhance his side's already impressive home record.

Turf More: Burnley FC home record one of Premier League's best

New analysis of the home record of every 92 Premier League and Football League team since the start of the 2008/09 season has revealed which teams fare best in familiar environments, with Turf Moor amongst the UK's most impenetrable stadia.

Clitheroe woman Susan Ashworth will be sentenced next month

Ex-school bursar admits stealing £100k

A former bursar from Clitheroe has admitted she stole around £100,000 from a primary school.

Strike action is planned for tomorrow

No trains between Clitheroe and Blackburn on Saturday

Northern Rail is calling on all customers to plan their travel carefully tomorrow due to RMT strike action that will affect the Northern network.

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw.

Commissioner's Action Fund funds £70,000-worth of community projects across Lancashire

A charity fund set up by Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to small local groups to fund a range of community projects across the county.
Kimberley Thompson, director of Root Fifty Two, which is marking a decade in business with a fundraising drive for Pendleside Hospice

Company celebrates a decade in business with fundraising drive for Pendleside Hospice

A company is celebrating its 10th birthday with a series of fundraising events for Pendleside Hospice.

(from left) BBC Newsreader, Nicholas Owen; award-winner David Clegg; and Andrew Lynch, Fire Fighters Charity's Chair of the board of Trustees.

'Tireless' Lancs Fire & Rescue fundraiser scoops award

A member of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has been congratulated by Home Secretary, Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP at a reception at No.10 Downing Street after claiming a prestigious award at The Fire Fighters Charity’s Spirit of Fire Awards in London.

Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

A local estate agents are giving a group of local students an invaluable taste of the working world, drafting in Nelson and Colne College alumni to help create an advert for the firm.
The Classic Vehicle Show takes place this Sunday at Towneley Park, Burnley

Classic car show rolling into Burnley

Sunday marks the annual Classic Car Show at Burnley's Towneley Park.

Fire crews were called to the scene of a house blaze in Nelson last night.

Fire crews called to late night house blaze in Nelson

Fire crews spent four hours at the scene of house blaze last night.

The happy family

Toddler witnesses birth of baby brother at home in Colne

A youngster who woke up during the night while his mother was in labour during a home birth witnessed the moment his baby brother entered the world.

Air pollution in our homes is having a negative impact on children.

Study to focus on polluted indoor air's impact on children

With the UK population becoming more aware of the harmful impacts of air pollution, the first major study into the impact of poor indoor air quality on children is set to take place, with experts braced for shocking results.
The Pathetix

Pendle punk duo back on the scene

A pair of Pendle punk pioneers are making noise once again following a three-decade hiatus.
Two mojitos and a Prosecco: Millennials are increasingly opting for drinks other than the classic pint of lager.

Survey: World Cup-watching Millennials shun beer and the pub

Getting the pints in at the local ahead of that irresistibly obscure World Cup group match or crucial England Round of 16 tie is a quintessentially British concept, but a new study has revealed that Millennials increasingly prefer a soft drink in the comfort of their own home.
The defendent has a long record of similar alcohol-related incidents dating back to 2001.

Nelson drink-driver banned for three years

A Nelson man with a long record of drink-driving has been banned from getting behind the wheel for three years by magistrates after his latest incident in which he was more than double the limit.
Clarets fans face a drive of equivalent distance to a trip to Edmonton, Canada over the course of next season's Premier League campaign.

2018/19 Premier League away trips will see Burnley FC fans drive 6,500 miles

With Premier League fans already planning away trips to the far reaches of the UK for next season, a study has revealed that Burnley supporters will cover more than 6,500 miles should they follow the Clarets to every away game.
Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

A fundraising team from a local building society are gearing up for the climb of a lifetime as they prepare for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in a bid to raise money for various charities close to their heart.
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