Reward comes to he, or she, who walks Some places are not particularly inviting to the countryside walker and therefore tend to be overlooked or, even worse, dismissed. Opposite the hotel on Whalley Road is the entrance to The Woodlands. The route does not go into this delightful amenity but crosses to Warwick Avenue and continues alongside the park. Readers who feel they are being cheated need to be patient. Incidentally Hyndburn Council have made the trails friendly for those with disabilities as part of its ‘Wheels for All’ programme.Pressing on with patient readers, keep ahead to where the road turns to the right and join a footpath alongside the woods on the left and a major pipeline project on the right.A narrow corridor between is the right of way (the United Utilities pipeline project started in summer and will continue for another year).After a kissing gate, the walk assumes a more rural character. Keep ahead to a second kissing gate giving out onto a farm track. … [Read more...] about Weekend Walk: Clayton-le-Moors
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The caring, compassion and dedication of NHS staff from across East Lancashire was recognised at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust’s (ELHT) annual awards ceremony. Fifteen awards were presented to teams and individuals from across the Trust who go above and beyond to provide safe, personal and effective treatment and care to the people of East Lancashire.Kevin McGee, ELHT Chief Executive, told staff during the glamorous event at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel:“Congratulations to the winners and the 350 staff who were shortlisted and nominated for this year’s STAR Awards.“I believe the huge number of nominations from both patients and colleagues truly reflects the outstanding efforts of our exceptional staff to provide the best possible quality of care to patients. "Our STAR Awards are an incredible opportunity to celebrate and recognise the high quality standard of care that staff deliver to so many patients across East Lancashire and Blackburn with … [Read more...] about East Lancashire hospital staff are real stars
Voters in Hyndburn have gone to the ballot box again - this time to vote in their local councillors. Council seats are up for grabs in all Hyndburn wards including Altham, Barnfield, Baxenden, Central, Church, Clayton-le-Moors. Huncoat, Immanuel, Milnshaw, Overton, Rishton and St Oswalds. Polls closed at 10pm on Thursday May 2 with results set to be announced on Friday. There are no Lancashire county council elections this year, with the last election taking place in 2017. The next county council elections will take place in 2021. You can see the results for all the wards in Hyndburn in the interactive widget below. Simply click on the ward you want to know about to get a breakdown of each candidate and how many votes they received. Got a story or an issue you want us to investigate? Want to tell us about something going on where you live? Let us know - in complete confidence - by emailing [email protected], calling us on 0161 211 2920, tweeting us @MENnewsdesk or messaging us on … [Read more...] about What are the Hyndburn local election 2019 results?
A career crook with 277 offences on his record - and a collection of mugshots to his name - was branded 'a thorough menace' by a judge. Peter Everall is a 'self-confessed scumbag' with a list of convictions dating back to when he was just 11 years old. and even carried out ten raids whilst pretending he was going straight, a court heard. Former cake shop worker Everall, 45, was freed for three months by Judge Philip Parry after falsely claiming to the court he had bagged a new job at a sweet factory. But just weeks later the convicted criminal was carrying out more raids on schools - even dressing in work uniforms when he went to probation appointments to keep up the ruse that he was employed. Justice caught up with Everall when an employers' reference he handed in was found to be littered with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. A probation officer later rang the factory's bosses - only to find the prolific thief had never worked there. A further call was then made to … [Read more...] about The many mugshots of ‘self confessed scumbag’ with 277 offences on his record
There is no stopping this pair of young Burnley runners who completed their 100th junior parkruns at the weekend. Amelia Southam (12) and Imogen Ferguson (13) both crossed the finish line at the Towneley Park 2km event on Sunday morning to complete the amazing milestone.Amelia finished her first parkrun back in August, 2016, in a time of 9:33. She recorded her PB - 7:50 - at the October 21st run last year.In that time the Burnley Athletic Club athlete has picked up her half-marathon, marathon, ultra marathon and volunteer award. Imogen, a Clayton-le-Moors Harrier athlete, completed her first parkrun in July, 2016, with a time of 9:35. Her current PB - 8:01 - was recorded at this year's January 20th run.She has completed junior parkruns in Burnley, Helix, Bodmin, Clitheroe Castle, Inverleith, Knavesmire, Prestwick Oval, Ramsbottom and Stanley Park and has also picked up half-marathon, marathon, ultra marathon and volunteer awards.A spokesman for Burnley junior parkrun said: … [Read more...] about Two young Burnley runners celebrate completing 100 parkruns