News from The Valley

Petrol price war as Tesco sparks round of cuts

Posted on 24 March 2017 | 4:56 pm

"We strongly urge other retailers - large and small - to follow suit and bring the price of petrol and diesel down around the country."
Rossendale 'ranks third in East Lancashire' for adultery according to dating website
Paul and Lisa Murray are facing a £30k bill and have been told the collapsed riverside wall is 'their responsibility'
Janet Isherwood Jewellery in Rawtenstall was targeted in July 2016
Waterfoot's police station front counter could be closed under budget cuts
Daniel Shaw, from Bacup, left the victim 'significantly affected and traumatised'
Jake Berry MP said his thoughts are with the family of 'personal friend' Travis Frain and wishes him a 'speedy recovery'
The works form part of the Townscape Heritage Initiative
Winners also performed at the gala concert
Andy Shaw, of Haslingden, has never smoked but has incurable lung cancer
The Nuttall Park project has repaired damage to the river bank from Storm Eva in December 2015
Mrs Bartlett was the friendly face greeting pupils on their first day at Stubbins Primary School
St Anne's Edgeside are cheering on Lynn Gibbons and Joanne Lynch in the cookery contest
Year 6 pupils at the Bacup school all gained 100 per cent in their national SATs
Rossendale council say they are 'prioritising' the development at Futures Park approved back in 2013

Rossendale defendants before the courts

Posted on 20 March 2017 | 11:01 am

Our weekly round up from Burnley, Blackburn and Preston magistrates
The Great Tree Inn on Blackburn Road was built in the 1860s
Boarsgreave Lodge in Cowpe was drained as part of the former Kearns Mill development
The victim's mum, from Bacup, said the attack made her feel sick
Noel O'Brien, from Helmshore, was being sentenced for racially abusing a taxi driver and threatening court staff
This week's Time-trip shines a spotlight on wacky costumes
Engineers were called to fix power to properties in the OL13 postcode area
Terry Doherty, from Rawtenstall, was walking in an unlit area wearing dark clothes
The Crawshawbooth-based choir has over 60 members from the local area
New plans have been drawn up for the former Mytholme House site after a 500-signature petition