East Lancs man had part of ear bitten off by alleged attacker who slept with his wife weeks before

Chorley Citizen:

1:07pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A MAN had part of his ear bitten off in a pub, by an alleged attacker who had had sex with his wife just weeks before, a jury heard.

East Lancashire 'party houses' shut after weeks of hell

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

TWO ‘party houses’ in the same street have been shut down by police after a barrage of complaints from residents.

M65 barriers will cost cash-strapped council extra £1.65m

Chorley Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN extra £1.65million will need to be found by cash-strapped Lancashire County Council to upgrade the central reservation on the M65 in part of East Lancashire.

East Lancs hospital workers vote for strike in row over pay

Chorley Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

12:45pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THOUSANDS of health workers in East Lancashire look set to take strike action in a row over pay.

Police search for man after woman allegedly attacked in East Lancs park

Chorley Citizen:

9:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THIS is the face of a man Lancashire Police want to quiz in relation to a sustained attack on a woman in an East Lancashire park – after a man was challenged about abusing his pet dogs.

VIDEO: Blackburn man who travelled with hostage pleads for his release by Jihadist militants

Chorley Citizen:

9:18am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN East Lancashire community worker who almost joined hostage Alan Henning on December’s aid convoy to Syria has appealed for his release.

East Lancs shop assistant wows nation on Channel 4 talent show

Chorley Citizen:

7:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A YOUNG singer performed live in front of millions on a TV talent competition.

Birdwatchers flock to East Lancashire to catch glimpse of rare species

Chorley Citizen:

9:35am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BIRDWATCHERS are flocking to see a rare species at Lancashire wildlife parks.

Comedian Seann Walsh set to appear in Chorley

Chorley Citizen:

5:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

FOLLOWING his sell-out spectacular at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014, comedian Seann Walsh is back touring with his brand new show ‘28’.

THE GREAT OUTDOORS: East Lancs headteacher wants to hold classes in the woods

Chorley Citizen:

2:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HEADTEACHER is considering converting her new primary into a ‘forest school’.

Striking Lancashire County Council staff lose £222,866 in pay

Chorley Citizen: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

1:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

JULY’S one-day strike cost more than 5,000 Lancashire County Council workers almost £225,000 in lost pay.

Brave East Lancs cancer patient backs child campaign

Chorley Citizen:

1:40pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A YOUNG cancer patient and his family are backing a national campaign aimed at raising awareness of childhood cancer.

Top East Lancs school’s pupils congratulated on their achievements

Chorley Citizen:

2:14pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LEADING a senior school through the last year has been an ‘epic journey’, its principal said.

East Lancs volunteers needed for stone circle project

Chorley Citizen:

1:34pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

VOLUNTEERS from across East Lancashire are needed to help complete a stone circle overlooking a wildlife park.

East Lancashire protestors join fight for climate protection

Chorley Citizen: CONSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTION: Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street, in Westminster, central London, following a no vote in the Scottish independence referendum

12:54pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CAMPAIGN group ‘Keep East Lancashire Frack Free’ joined over 2,000 people in Manchester on Sunday calling for greater action on climate change.

East Lancs drink-driver who was five times the limit stopped by motorists who snatched her keys

Chorley Citizen:

2:32pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A WOMAN almost five times the drink-drive limit was stopped on a busy dual carriageway at rush hour by public-spirited motorists who blocked her in and snatched her car keys.

Four East Lancashire boroughs in England’s ‘top six’ for drug deaths

Chorley Citizen:

9:49am Monday 22nd September 2014

A FORMER addict has warned of the increasing use of heroin in East Lancashire, after four boroughs appeared in England’s ‘top six’ for drug deaths.

HEAD OVER HEELS: £120k BMX and skatepark opens in East Lancashire

Chorley Citizen:

3:10pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW £120,000 indoor BMX and skatepark, the first of its kind in East Lancashire, has opened its doors.

Boss struggles to recruit apprentices for East Lancashire firm

Chorley Citizen:

2:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A FORMER pilot behind a booming painting firm has revealed his trouble finding skilled apprentices.

National store boost for East Lancashire town

Chorley Citizen:

10:15am Monday 22nd September 2014

A NATIONAL retailer’s decision to open a new store in the centre of Burnley has been welcomed by the council leader.

£5.6m boost for young workers across East Lancashire

Chorley Citizen: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

3:22pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A NEW £5.6million scheme is set to help hundreds of employees across East Lancashire, it has been announced.

Lancashire 'Titanic' museum finds new HQ

Chorley Citizen:

3:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

LANCASHIRE’S Titanic Museum has docked at its new home.

Thousands of revellers enjoy Ramsbottom Festival

Chorley Citizen:

2:50pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of revellers enjoyed three day of live music at the annual Ramsbottom Festival.

Plea for threatened Christians in Iraq

Chorley Citizen:

3:24pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A CATHOLIC priest’s petiton to rally support for the plight of Christians in Iraq has attracted almost 1,000 signatures from across the world.

War veteran families get help group

Chorley Citizen:

3:05pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE families of war veterans who are struggling with issues such as single-parenting are to be offered support at weekly meetings from next month.

Gawthorpe Hall in the spotlight at lecture

Chorley Citizen:

2:45pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A LECTURE on Gawthorpe Hall and the First World War is to be given in Padiham.

Concern at staffing for 101 calls

Chorley Citizen:

2:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over the level of staffing of 101 call handlers.

Scotland votes 'NO' to independence

Chorley Citizen: INDEPENDENCE VOTE: The Flags of  St George, the flag of Scotland and the Great Britain flag fly high in North Northumberland not far from the Scotish Boarders.

8:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE Scottish electorate's rejection of independence was greeted with delight by Prime Minister David Cameron, who said that the victory margin of around 55%-45% had settled the issue "for a generation... perhaps for a lifetime".

Lancashire tagged as third most haunted county in Britain - more ghoulies in Yorkshire

Chorley Citizen:

11:31am Friday 19th September 2014

FROM the legacy of the Pendle Witches to haunted Samlesbury Hall, Lancashire’s ties with the paranormal are very well-documented.

Man hit East Lancs housemate and broke window with teacup in row over darts

Chorley Citizen:

11:18am Friday 19th September 2014

A MIDDLE-aged man punched his housemate, leaving him needing three stitches in a row over a game of darts.

TV spotlight on East Lancashire 'paedophile hunter'

Chorley Citizen:

9:05am Friday 19th September 2014

A SELF-STYLED paedophile catcher whose sting operation helped convict an Accrington teacher is to feature in a new Channel 4 documentary.

Aircraft crash which killed East Lancs man deemed ‘accidental’

Chorley Citizen:

9:03am Friday 19th September 2014

A CORONER has recorded an accidental verdict on an East Lancashire passenger killed in a Welsh air crash which also saw his son and father seriously injured.

Death riddle of East Lancs man who went missing

Chorley Citizen:

8:51am Friday 19th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the death of wildlife lover Trevor Whitehead, whose body was found in a stream as his rucksack hung from a tree 30 feet overhead.

RAIL INCIDENT: Police appeal after attack on worker

Chorley Citizen:

8:48am Friday 19th September 2014

PICTURES of two men police wish to speak to after an attack on a railway station worker have been released.

Sexual health importance highlighted in East Lancs

Chorley Citizen:

11:53am Friday 19th September 2014

THE importance of sexual and reproductive health has been highlighted in East Lancashire as part of a nationwide campaign.

STOPTOBER: East Lancs smokers encouraged to quit

Chorley Citizen: POSED BY MODEL.File photo dated 12/03/12 of a man smoking a cigarette as children as young as seven are physically affected by their parents smoking, a study has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Those subjected to secon

11:03am Friday 19th September 2014

EAST Lancashire smokers have been encouraged to sign up to this years ‘Stoptober’ and take up the 28-day quitting challenge.

Remembering Maddi on her 10th birthday

Chorley Citizen:

12:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE parents of Madison Allan will mark what would have been the youngster’s 10th birthday tomorrow.

East Lancs inventor's brainchild recycles heat lost from stoves

Chorley Citizen:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

AN inventor is hoping his brainchild will generate plenty of jobs for his home town – and not just be all hot air.

Money laundering charges

Chorley Citizen: Burnley Crown Court

2:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN accused of a money laundering allegation will have his case heard at Burnley Crown Court.

Council chiefs to approve tax plans

Chorley Citizen: In Brief

2:29pm Friday 19th September 2014

MEMBERS of Burnley Council’s executive will be asked to approve the consultation regarding a range of council tax proposals when they meet next week.

Speak out on contraception

Chorley Citizen:

2:11pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE importance of sexual and reproductive health has been highlighted in East Lancashire as part of a nationwide campaign.

East Lancs brownies aid cancer tot who lost her eye

Chorley Citizen:

12:40pm Friday 19th September 2014

YOUNGSTERS from a Brownies troop have helped the family of a child who lost an eye to cancer.

Blackburn Rovers and Burnley record high fan arrest figures in Championship

Chorley Citizen: Burnley’s promotion is not just good news for the fans

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

ROVERS and Clarets fans clocked up some of the highest arrest figures in the Championship last season.

East Lancs violence ‘hot spots’ to be targeted in binge drinking crackdown

Chorley Citizen:

9:38am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE dangers of irresponsible drinking are being highlighted as part of a week-long police campaign.

VIDEO: Lancashire Police hail knife amnesty a success

Chorley Citizen:

9:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

‘POTENTIALLY lethal wea-pons’ have been handed into police as part of a knife amnesty.

£50,000 a year East Lancs drink-driver’s crash shame

Chorley Citizen: Roadside checks will target drivers police suspect of having drunk alcohol or taken drugs.

1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A DRINK-driver more than twice the limit smashed his BMW into a lamp-post, walked off and told police the car had been stolen, a court heard.

East Lancashire charities staking a claim for grant aid

Chorley Citizen:

1:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHARITIES from all over East Lancashire have staked their claims for a grant from the Gannett Foundation.

East Lancs patients with Parkinson's to get help from specialist nurse

Chorley Citizen:

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

PARKINSON’s disease patients are set to benefit from a specialist nurse for the first time, after years of campaigning to fund the post in East Lancashire.

Roughleee villagers flock to 'baamy' sheep race

Chorley Citizen:

11:59am Thursday 18th September 2014

VILLAGERS have gone ‘baamy’ for sheep racing in Roughlee.

Missing Burnley self-harmer found with knife

Chorley Citizen: Police warning after thefts in car parks

1:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE searching for a missing man found him covered in dried blood with a large knife and razor blade.

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