Former footballer Gary Parkinson went to his first game yesterday since being diagnosed with locked-in syndrome.
Burnley's famous Queen Street Cotton Mill has been granted Grade I listed building status.
The coroner in the inquest of a mother found dead in a maternity unit says he has grave concerns about the quality of her care.
A film marking rivalry of Blackburn Rovers and Burnley derby has hit the internet.
It is written and narrated by Burnley actor Thomas Pickles.
Warburtons has been granted planning permission for a new £20million plant at its Burnley bakery.
The new plant will be built adjacent to the existing bakery on Billington Road and it is expected that over the long term the new development will create 60 new local jobs.
The 35 week build programme is due to start in this month and the plant is expected to be operational by January 2015.
Neil Campbell, Managing Director at Warburtons, said:
“This is an exciting time for the business and underlines our continued commitment to future growth. We recognise that consumer needs and tastes are changing and we must ensure we are fit to meet their needs, now and into the future. _
As a family business, we are able to take decision for the long term and we’re looking forward to expanding our presence in Burnley – a town which we have been a part of for over 30 years”_
Warburtons has been a part of the Burnley community for over 30 years and the site currently employees 250 people.
Former Burnley midfielder Gordon Harris has died at the age of 73.
He joined the Clarets in 1958 and played more than three hundred times for the the club including the 1961 FA Cup final where they lost to Tottenham.
A shopkeeper has been speaking about the moment he was attacked by a knifeman in his store in Burnley. Bhag Singh managed to wrestle his attacker out of his shop, as frightened customers and children watched in horror.
Anthony Doran, who was carrying the knife, has now been sent to a secure mental hospital indefinitely after Preston Crown Court heard he was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
Two men wearing balaclavas and armed with a knife have robbed an off licence on Barden Lane in Burnley.
They made off with cash and cigarettes. Police are looking for 2 men in dark jeans, dark bomber jackets and scarves. Police say the shopkeeper and his wife were shaken but no-one was hurt.
Police are appealing for information after a 19-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Burnley.
At around 1am on Boxing Day, police received reports of a fight involving a number of men on Herbert Street.
A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital with head injuries and is currently in a critical condition.
A 21-year-old man has been charged. He was due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court today.
A thief who stole a war veteran's ashes before throwing them in a wheelie bin has written to his victim to say sorry.
James Greenwood broke into a home in Burnley and took a a number of valuables as well as a casket containing the ashes of World War Two veteran John Clarkson.
Widower Mr Clarkson, a retired labourer died two days after his 91st birthday in January. Once Greenwood realised what he'd taken he dumped the ashes. Sadly refuse collectors took the bin away and the remains are now in a landfill site and have not been located despite searches.
The 43 year old was arrested by police and jailed for 20 months on Monday but admitted the sentence was not long enough.
Greenwood wrote to the veteran's family saying he would let them give him ‘a good beating’ when he got out.