News from The Valley

Changes to road system 'causing traffic chaos'

Posted on 25 June 2017 | 5:00 pm

MP Jake Berry said scores of angry drivers have contacted him about gridlock in central Rawtenstall

Rossendale defendants up before the courts

Posted on 23 June 2017 | 3:46 pm

Our weekly round-up from Burnley, Blackburn and Preston magistrates
Officials issued a 'stop notice' to developers after works began at Kippax Factory in Goodshawfold
Mum Gemma, 28, is undergoing immunotherapy cancer treatment in Germany
Our columnist is concerned over Lancashire Police's top cop's warning that 'cracks are appearing'
Organisers are hoping for sunshine and crowds of thousands
A public meeting will be held next month to discuss the Townscape Heritage Initiative plan
It's a relief for fire crews after more than TWO HUNDRED callouts to the Whitworth site
The BRGS pupil stunned judges with an emotional performance of 'Hallelujah'
Cameras will be installed in Bacup, Haslingden, Stacksteads and Rawtenstall
Haslingden High School bosses have written to parents following the tragic death of a teenager in Rochdale
Our columnist sees political chaos reigning for a good while yet after the public's inconclusive election verdict
Around 1,000 spectators enjoyed a 'festival' atmosphere at Marl Pits
The former Haslingden High School pupil is engaged - after a very romantic proposal in front of delighted co-stars
Duncan Goodenough, from Bacup, was diagnosed with cancer last year
Doctors were forced to switch off pregnant Michelle Inman's life support machine within hours of her being taken ill
The annual 24-hour event at Marl Pits in Rawtenstall has become a staple of the charity calendar in the Valley
Rossendales have apologised for disabling the Ratcliffe's car after a case of mistaken identity and 'human error'
Louis Rawlinson, from Bacup, demanded cash from the victim after responding to Facebook post