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Burnley Council set to decide on selective licensing areas

Residents and landlords are set to be consulted on whether to continue selective licensing schemes in several areas of Burnley and Padiham.

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Burnley and District Historical Society talk on history of midwifery

At the latest meeting of Burnley and District Historical Society, Linda Sawley gave a lecture to a well attended audience on the history of midwifery.

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SSB Law: Burnley Express-backed petition calls for justice for victims of cavity wall insulation scandal

The Burnley Express is backing a petition calling for justice for the victims of the cavity wall insulation scandal.

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Independent Burnley councillor joins Conservatives

Independent Burnley councillor Neil Mottershead has joined the borough’s Conservative group.

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Burnley Leisure and Burnley Together launches 'Spring into Spring' outdoor clothing appeal

Do you have a spare pair of walking boots in your wardrobe or maybe a waterproof jacket that no longer fits?

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Salterforth Primary unveils redeveloped Forest School area to cultivate young minds

In a heart-warming celebration that defied the rain, Salterforth Primary proudly unveiled the transformed Forest School area, now affectionately known as 'Salterwood.'

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Burnley centenarian and great great great grandad Alan Stanworth credits dancing for his longevity

Burnley centenarian Alan Stanworth bought his first car at the age of 36 for the princely sum of £240. And the insurance was just £12 for the year.

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Housing developer Miller Homes say final finish 'still to be added' on controversial walkway at entrance to The Calders in Cliviger

The housing developer responsible for constructing a metal walkway, that has been blasted as being like an ‘industrial fire escape’ on a new estate, has said today it is still in the ‘early stages of construction.’

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One month to go for Burnley Business Awards 2024 entries

Businesses across borough of Burnley have just one month left to enter the Burnley Business Awards 2024.

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Antisocial behaviour: Public trust in the police increases in Padiham after Lancashire Constabulary's Operation Centurion put more officers on the street

A campaign putting more bobbies on the beat in Padiham has helped to increase public confidence in the police, new stats show.

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For sale: fantastic two-bedroom home for first-time buyers in Burnley

Our property spotlight todays falls on this charming two-bedroom terraced house in Burnley.

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United Utilities invests £77m. at Burnley wastewater treatment works

United Utilities is investing £77.7 million at its wastewater treatment works in Burnley to help improve water quality in the River Ribble.

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Councillors vote to raise council tax by maximum amount

Burnley councillors have voted to increase the authority's share of the council tax by the maximum permitted 2.99%.

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Why are councillors upping their allowances while upping council tax? | Burnley Express Letters

From: Cath Morrison, Hapton

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Amended plans for Rockwood Glass Marquee wedding venue on Burnley Pendle border recommended for refusal again

Pendle Borough Council Planning Department has again recommended for refusal an application to build a large outdoor wedding venue on land near to Nelson Golf Club.

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Critical step forward in the fight to reduce Earby flood risk and bid to gain Environment Agency funding

There was a critical step forward in the fight to reduce flood risk in Earby at Monday's meeting of Pendle Council.

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Whalley woman raises £23,000 for the Christie Charity on the Dales 30 Challenge

A Whalley woman has raised an amazing £23,000 for the Christie Hospital in memory of her beloved late husband.

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Huge metal walkway built at entrance to The Calders luxury housing development in Cliviger slated as 'monstrosity' by angry residents

A huge metal walkway, that has been built at the entrance to a luxury housing development in Burnley, has been described as a ‘monstrosity.’

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Work begins on 73-home development at former Burnley mill site

Ground has been broken on a new property development that is being built on a former mill site in Burnley.

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Burnley Nightlife: More photos from the town's bars and pubs including Remedy and Hatter's bar (part two)

Burnley’s bars and pubs were bouncing at the weekend as revellers painted the town red.