News from The Valley

WATCH: World's best four-legged carer in action

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:43 pm

Wheelchair user Chloe has trained Springer Spaniel Ted to take off her socks, fetch her phone and even load the washing machine

Clod Lane Park's £100,000 facelift welcomed

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:06 pm

One mum said the park is a brighter place to be with new equipment

Step back in time with night out in Rawtenstall

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 2:58 pm

Here are more pictures from a night out on the town in 2010
Alder Grange, All Saints, Fearns, Haslingden High and Whitworth High have got teams
A concerned Whitworth resident called police at 4am on Wednesday
Tracey Booth, of Haslingden Hall and Lodge, has been shortlisted for a Great British Care Award

Firefighters tackle microwave fire in house

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 1:27 pm

Crews were called to Freeholds Terrace in Shawforth

Rossendale defendants up before the courts

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 8:27 am

Our weekly column from Blackburn and Burnley magistrates
Adrian Chiles presented them with the Upstanding Organisation Award at the No2H8 awards in London
Coun Alyson Barnes was asked why she said the slope was going from 'strength to strength' before its losses were revealed
They got engaged at 15 before they were separated by a family move
Gary, from Helmshore, wants to raise £30,000 for a cancer charity with the epic endurance feat
Joshua Stanley, from Haslingden, must serve at least eight years before he is eligible for parole
Locals enjoyed an event at Station House
But residents near the mansion fear it could create extra traffic and noise
All proceeds will go towards Leanne's family at Christmas
The developer was left "puzzled" after planners said the design was out of "character" with the area
Shane Smith, from Haslingden, later 'smeared excrement' over his police custody cell

New £35 charge for fortnightly brown bin collections

Posted on 12 October 2017 | 11:44 am

Councillors have approved the annual fee for removal of green waste from next year
Builder Steve Bradbury, of Weir, underwent the pioneering operation at Royal Blackburn
But council leader Alyson Barnes rejected claims it was time to sell the building for redevelopment
Jack Leigh, from Bacup, is raising awareness of the rare nervous system disease
Firefighters and mountain rescue teams were called to Lee Quarry with the task of finding Nemo

Biker, 43, rescued after suffering 'cardiac event'

Posted on 9 October 2017 | 10:14 am

Mountain rescuers and a helicopter were scrambled to Holcombe Moor
Emergency services were called to Helmshore Road in Haslingden