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East Lancashire

BEFORE: Adam Hek,who is in semi-final of the man of the year award for Slimming World

Super slimmer sheds seven stone after being told where the nearest “big man” shop was while shopping


Female Calderstones patient found guilty of staff assaults

Already train travellers are facing having to use replacement buses for five weeks when the Blackburn-Bolton line shuts

Northern Rail staff set to go on strike adding to East Lancashire’s commuter chaos

Fearns was given the education watchdog’s lowest rating in June

'Inadequate’ schools praised after latest follow-up Ofsted inspections

DEADLINE: Parents urged to make sure they secure their child’s Education Travelpass

DEADLINE: Parents urged to make sure they secure their child’s Education Travelpass

BOOM: A lightning strike

June 'unseasonably' cool for East Lancs in spite of heatwave on last day

The plane landed safely at Heathrow

American Airlines Flight AA241 declares mid-air emergency - lands at Heathrow

She was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorism

Teenage girl arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence bailed

SPECTACULAR: Forked lightning over East Lancashire

East Lancashire residents warned as more spectacular thunderstorms expected

ON SONG: No Teef

7 things to do this weekend across East Lancashire

The thieves are known to locals and the police

‘Disgusting lowlifes’ hunted after booze theft

VOICE: Protesters against fracking lie down outside County Hall

Report reveals fears on fracking ‘damage’

Lightning over Burnley (Picture: Kath O'Callaghan)

VIDEO: East Lancashire hit by summer thunderstorm

Vicky Balch (right) with Major Kate Philp

Lancashire Alton Towers crash victim posts first picture after leg amputation

Liam Goulding, 20, of King Street, Bacup, told the youngsters he wanted to marry them

Facebook pervert pressured 13-year-old girl into sex and told other girls he wanted to make them pregnant

SALE: Catarina

Victorian oil painting sold for £250 set to fetch £150,000 at auction

The app uses artificial intelligence to scan and identify subjects in images before labelling them

Google apologise to black couple labelled 'gorillas' on new app

The law lists several types of vehicles that cannot be parked longer than 24 hours

ODD NEWS: Woman's parking ticket cancelled after missing comma in village law

It is thought that the man was behaving inappropriately towards women on the service

Ryanair passenger banned for life after 'inappropriate behaviour' towards women on flight

7 striking lightning shots over East Lancashire

7 striking lightning shots over East Lancashire

River Esk

Man dies after rescuing young girl from river

AUTHOR: Sophie Jackson, from Chorley, has had a publishing dream come true with A Pound Of Flesh

Meet the Lancashire teacher who swapped classroom for steamy prison sex scenes

Nineteen-year-old Irslaan Nowkhaiz had been asked to ‘mind’ seven grams of the drug

Teenager who hid heroin in grandfather’s shed jailed for more than a year

CASE: Karen Wilson

UNFAIRLY DISMISSED: Former Calderstones boss wins tribunal after ‘unlawful victimisation’

Abdul Shahid

Four jailed after husband and wife caught hiding Bangladeshi man under pile of suitcases

TALES ON THE RIVERBANK: Georgina Snape, Samantha Hubbard and Amanda Riding at Edisford Bridge

East Lancashire basks in hot weather as temperatures reach whopping 29C

OFF TO WORK: Peter Kay and Sian Gibson star in hit TV comedy Car Share

CAR SHARE: East Lancashire workers following Peter Kay’s lead in daily commute

The measure is part of the Government’s One Nation attempt to tackle extremism

Teachers’ union outlines fears over impact of extremism law

FIGHTERS: Members of Isis, pictured in Iraq

BBC to continue using term Islamic State (IS) despite "negative connotations"

AERIAL: How the new solar power farm at Samlesbury looks above

BAE’s 9,000-panel solar farm goes live - and it's the size of eight football pitches

RISING STAR: Grace O’Malley has been awarded the Helen Catto Prize from the Junior Northern College of Music

East Lancashire teenage opera sensation wins prestigious honour

Police want to remind people of the stark dangers posed by drink-driving

VIDEO: Watch shocking footage of drink driver swerving through traffic before flipping on roof

Flight UA914 landed at Heathrow

UPDATE: United Airlines Flight UA914 declares mid-air emergency

PHEW, WHAT A SCORCHER: Lucy Lonsdale from Clitheroe

Roads melt as Britain bakes on hottest July day on record

Would you save a dog trapped in a hot car?

Would you break a car window to save a dog from the heat? Find out if it's legal...

Harry Shaw

JCB TRAGEDY: Teenager killed father-of-two after raised bucket blocked his view of the road

Unfortunately, thermometer-watching employees in Blackburn should not down tools yet

HEATWAVE: How hot does it really have to be before we can go home?

East Lancastrians making a trip to the seaside in the warm weather could be lucky enough to see bottlenose dolphins

VIDEO: Pod of dolphins spotted swimming off the coast of Blackpool

JAIL: Anwara and Shohidul Islam

Four jailed for total of 11 years after immigration and passport scam conviction

Lucky man wins £19,000 after mistakenly buying wrong lottery ticket

Lucky man wins £19,000 after mistakenly buying wrong lottery ticket

The fire service issued a statement warning people to take precautions as temperatures rise

Man's body found in reservoir prompting fresh warning

Children could be branded 'extremists' for boycotting McDonalds, MP claims as new anti-terror laws come into force

Children could be branded 'extremists' for boycotting McDonalds, MP claims as new anti-terror laws come into force

East Lancashire ‘taxi drivers are being attacked every weekend’

East Lancashire ‘taxi drivers are being attacked every weekend’

Founded in the USA in 1987, Hotel Express International was the first travel club of its kind

Discounts hotels website launched for UK customers

The report has returned to the council and told them it actually needs to provide 11 permanent pitches

Council to fight travellers’ bid after extra 11 sites suggested

Tunisian beach massacre: Repatriation of British bodies begins today

Tunisian beach massacre: Repatriation of British bodies begins today

Jenson Button

VIDEO: Highlights from World famous Goodwood Festival of Speed

Grady Memorial Hospital

WORLD NEWS: Hearse with body inside stolen from outside hospital

DICING WITH DEATH: Children on a railway track - there have been eight near-misses recently

DICING WITH DEATH: Police warn children trespassing on railways after eight near-misses in a month

TOP OF THE CLASS: The winners celebrate at the Lancashire Telegraph Schools Awards 2015 at Stanley House, Mellor

SCHOOLS AWARDS 2015: Night of celebration for schools and pupils a roaring success

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