News from The Valley

Despite 'positive' recent announcements there are many questions still unanswered about this project
Crawshaw Hall Medical Nursing Home was rated ‘Good’ in all areas
Frank, who died on May 22, has been described as 'Mr Bacup'
The gruelling race takes place on Sunday, May 27
A managing director said the Honda was driven off in a white van
We were given a tour ahead of the grand re-opening on May 26
Cadent say they are working to fix the leak under Bolton Road West
Visitors will be transported back to wartime Britain right along the Irwell Valley
A minute's silence is due to be held at 2.30pm on Tuesday
The 54-year-old is believed to have family in Bacup
Crews were called to a lane off Holland Avenue
There were patriotic market stalls, street parties and wedding re-enactments
There will be a North African barbecue, summery tunes and real ales
Firefighters were called to incidents in Rawtenstall and Shawforth

Rossendale defendants before the courts

Posted on 19 May 2018 | 8:46 am

Our weekly round-up from Burnley and Blackburn magistrates

Rural reservoir could be yours - for £15,000

Posted on 19 May 2018 | 8:43 am

The former Mills Reservoir, near Rawtenstall, is going under the hammer
Bus changes and recycling cuts are on our columnist's mind this week
Pupils at St Paul's CE in Rawtenstall have been learning about the damage plastic causes to the oceans
Basha Ullah stole cash, jewellery and a selfie stick
Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19
Members praised the 'quick response' of the fire service
Francis Brown, from Rawtenstall, pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention

Bacup drugs gang jailed for 15 years

Posted on 17 May 2018 | 2:35 pm

Officers found two loaded shotguns and a stash of drugs during a house raid
Plans are in the offing to repeat the Edgeside event next year
The council and heritage groups are working on the future of Waterside Mill in Bacup