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Dormouse bridge across railway line could help save endangered species
Tiny bridge in Lancashire will connect two wild populations of the tree-dwelling hazel dormouse

Miranda Bryant

30, Nov, 2021 @4:20 PM

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‘Having to close would be a disaster’: Omicron is ominous for hospitality
The Parkers Arms in Lancashire is fully booked for Christmas but its owner fears new variant could flatten festive spirit

Rob Davies

30, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Lancashire village buys its own pub – to add to its shop and library
Trawden’s residents are the first in the country to also own their library, shop and community centre

Gareth Rubin

21, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Man who guided people across Morecambe Bay for 56 years dies aged 88
Cedric Robinson, who was longest-serving Queen’s Guide to the Sands, steered hundreds of thousands of people across sands

Helen Pidd North of England editor

20, Nov, 2021 @1:38 PM

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Father injected one- and two-year-old with heroin ‘to make them sleep’
Child safeguarding review reveals ‘significant multi-agency involvement’ prior to incident in Lancashire

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @12:04 PM

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‘Inadequate’ Blackburn care home put into special measures
Inspectors who visited Longfield residential home found dementia patients living in ‘undignified’ and dirty conditions

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Oct, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Man dies after explosion causes house in Lancashire to collapse
Property in Chorley suffered severe fire, which resulted in death of man believed to be in his 50s

Tom Ambrose and agency

15, Oct, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Mother of woman who died after Lancashire police failings condemns officer
Mother speaks out after misconduct finding over death of Kelly Hartigan-Burns, who was found unresponsive in a Blackburn police cell

Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Eric Allison

12, Oct, 2021 @12:12 PM

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‘On the world stage’: Chorley prepares to host G7 speakers’ conference
Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle hopes meeting at his constituency will raise Lancashire town’s profile

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

17, Sep, 2021 @8:52 AM

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Terry Boyle obituary
Other lives: Manager at Courtaulds textile factory in Preston, and keen amateur dramatist, singer and poet

Alison Boyle

30, Aug, 2021 @10:43 AM

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Seven men found guilty of murder of Blackburn student Aya Hachem
The 19-year-old was shot on the street by a man hired by the owner of a car-wash business to kill a rival

Nicola Slawson

03, Aug, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Are northern English accents dying out? Are they eck as like | Stuart Maconie
Academics predict that northern dialects will soon fade away. That’s nobbut a load of soft southern blether

Stuart Maconie

01, Aug, 2021 @10:15 AM

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