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East Lancashire

ANGER: Michael Hackett, workshop manager at Bailey’s

Raiders steal six cars and equipment worth £60,000 from garage

Foulridge reservoir

Did you drop your Saturday night treat? Police's message to fisherman who left drugs in tent

Good Morning Britain forced to evacuate studio

Good Morning Britain forced to evacuate studio

ALERT: Workers at Rolls Royce remain confident about their future despite the largest share holder demanding cuts

Workers at East Lancashire Rolls-Royce factories remain confident about their futures

BOUNCING BOMB: Tributes paid to last surviving Dambuster

BOUNCING BOMB: Tributes paid to last surviving Dambuster

INSPIRATION: Rosanna Ogden who was born with a tumour on her heart led an array of athletes at a swimming event in Chorley.

Five-year-old born with heart issues in swim for charity

JAIL: Gail Talbot

Drug addict pair jailed after amateurish post office raid with imitation gun and police-style baton

The motorist eventually pulled the van over but tried to run off and was caught by officers trying to scale a fence nearby

Suspected drink-driver startled householder who found him sleeping on sofa

Coral is still betting on 2015 being the hottest year in UK history

Bookies slash odds on August being the hottest on record in the UK

Sophie Hitchon (Pictures courtesy of Women’s Health/ John Wright)

Lancashire Olympians bare all for naked Women’s Health photoshoot

PAST MASTERS: Former Lancashire and England stars Graeme Fowler (left) and Neil Fairbrother chat during the match

Celebrity cricket match raises money for leukaemia and lymphoma charity

Tributes pour in for 'national treasure' Cilla Black after sudden death

Tributes pour in for 'national treasure' Cilla Black after sudden death

TAKE CARE: There have been calls for more older people to take up the offer of free home fire safety checks

Elderly encouraged to take up offer of free home fire safety checks

Police refute claims about sexual offenders

Police refute claims about sexual offenders

Clive Grunshaw

Youngsters pitch their idea to Lancashire police chief

Firefighters take on 168-mile station walk for charity

Firefighters take on 168-mile station walk for charity

Fracking plans facing two-year delay

Fracking plans facing two-year delay

Eurofighter Typhoon

Government to promote East Lancs-made Typhoon worldwide

Flashback to last year's event

More drugs casualties at Kendal Calling music festival

STRONGMAN: East Lancs man to take part in national event

STRONGMAN: East Lancs man to take part in national event

Dog desperately tries to get into moving cars after reportedly being dumped on East Lancs road

Dog desperately tries to get into moving cars after reportedly being dumped on East Lancs road

Drink driver stopped by police marksman

Drink driver stopped by police marksman is spared jail

BAE hails boost in its sales and profits

BAE hails boost in its sales and profits

FAMILY: Mabel Jones celebrates her 105th birthday with staff, family and friends

Ex-weaver Mabel from Blackburn celebrates 105th birthday party!

Detective issue warnings over car thefts after keys left in ignition

Detectives issue warnings over car thefts after keys left in ignition

Thieves from Oldham arrested after planning raids in East Lancs

Thieves from Oldham arrested after planning raids in East Lancs

East Lancs elderly could be left in financial black hole

East Lancs elderly could be left in financial black hole

East Lancs hospital staff celebrate graduation from foundation degree

East Lancs hospital staff celebrate graduation from foundation degree

Bike racing legends all set to aid kids’ hospice

Bike racing legends all set to aid kids’ hospice

PICNIC: Arch- deacon John Hawley with his secretary, Christine Ellis and wearing the ‘Archy’T-shirt presented to him

Archdeacon of Blackburn John Hawley bids farewell as he takes on new role

Get fit with daily walks

Get fit with daily walks in and around Chorley

Former Burnley player Pat Dooney has a ball at surprise squad reunion

Former Burnley player Pat Dooney has a ball at surprise squad reunion

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs found dead

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs found dead

Stinson Hunter to launch live sex offender sting this weekend

Stinson Hunter to launch live sex offender sting this weekend

Eight charged on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in dawn raids

Eight charged on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in dawn raids

HOLD-UPS: Part of the A56

TRAVEL CHAOS: Major roads set for disruption as weekend work gets underway

Tributes paid to 'inspirational' charity manager who died after short illness

Tributes paid to 'inspirational' charity manager who died after short illness

Cameron blames Calais for deepening crisis that claimed the life of a migrant

Cameron blames Calais for deepening crisis that claimed the life of a migrant

Prolific thief spotted trying to steal four meat joints from Asda

Prolific thief spotted trying to steal four meat joints from Asda

'Sarah's Law post code lottery' means children still at risk of abuse

'Sarah's Law post code lottery' means children still at risk of abuse

Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons and Asda have dropped the price of diesel by up to two pence per litre

Boost for motorists as diesel prices fall

Flight MH370: Air safety investigators 'confident' that debris is Boeing 777 flaperon

Flight MH370: Air safety investigators 'confident' that debris is Boeing 777 flaperon

Northamptonshire Police close investigation into Sir Cyril Smith

Northamptonshire Police close investigation into Sir Cyril Smith claims

ALERT: A member of staff wears a mask outside the Manchester Royal Hospital after two suspected cases of Mers

East Lancashire ready for deadly ‘Mers’ outbreak

Darwen children's home told 'it requires improvement'

Darwen children's home told 'it requires improvement'

Pub2Pub walk launched in honour of brave Gail

Pub2Pub walk launched in honour of brave Gail

100 East Lancs jobs threatened under 'drastic' cuts

100 East Lancs jobs threatened under 'drastic' cuts

East Lancs actress to star in comedy musical 'UKIP!'

East Lancs actress to star in comedy musical 'UKIP!'

Children under 12 referred to counter-radicalisation programme

Children under 12 referred to counter-radicalisation programme

Tim Bradley 13.04.2013At Fulwood Fire Station, garstang Road, Preston Redcross recieve wheelchairs kindley donated by The Lancashire telegraph parent Company's Gannett Foundation.Pictured here are (l-r) Alison Foy Co - ordinator Fire and Emergency Suppo

Gannett Foundation offers generous cash offer to charities

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