Rossendale tattoo studio hosting ‘Squid Game’ event An East Lancashire tattoo studio is hosting its very own ‘Squid Game’-inspired event with the lucky winner bagging a free tattoo. Iron Hotel Tattoo Studio in Haslingden has been inspired by the hit Netflix show and is planning to replicate some of the games featured in the television show.
Karen Kirkham is raising money for Breast Cancer Now after she received her own cancer diagnosis in March of this year A mum who has just completed radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer is now undertaking a 100-mile charity walk, supported by her daughters. Karen Kirkham lost her mother Susan to invasive bowel cancer, which spread to her liver and lungs in November 2019.
Man in court over threatening voicemails left for Jake Berry MP A MAN who threatened a politician and caused him to be in fear of violence will have to wait a while longer to be sentenced after a judge ordered further reports on him. Michael Glendenning admitted leaving a series of threatening voicemails for Darwen and Rossendale MP Jake Berry during an earlier court hearing.
Michael Glendinning made a series of 'very unpleasant' threats to the MP A man who put an MP in fear of violence has been warned he will be jailed if he approaches the MP or his office before his next court appearance. Michael Glendinning, 56, of Edgemoor Close in Shawforth, left a series of 'very hostile and threatening' voicemail messages for Rossendale and Darwen MP Jake Berry between March 2020 and January 2021.
County Coun Charlie Edwards believes Rossendale gets its fair share of funding At May’s local elections to Futures Park and county hall, the state of the Valley’s roads were - as always - a key issue on the doorsteps. Although the Conservatives maintained county council control, a leadership reshuffle saw a new cabinet member for roads and transport appointed, in place of Coun Keith Iddon.
A repeat offender who was charged with targeting numerous businesses in East Lancashire has once again appeared before the courts after he was re-arrested while out on bail. In May, police in Rossendale arrested Lee Quinn on suspicion of burgling a shop in Bacup. Quinn was charged with the offence but was released on bail pending trial.
Family members have left loving messages this week to relatives who have passed away Tributes have been left this week to remember loved ones in Rossendale who have recently passed away. Announcing the death of a family member has been a time-honoured tradition for family and loved ones. We have gathered the messages posted this week in one place.
Eight public objections centre around traffic and parking concerns Plans have been submitted for a new taxi office in part of a town earmarked for a proposed café culture area. Mr Aahid Gafoor has applied to Rossendale council for planning permission for the material change of use, and the renovation of the residential unit associated with the property, at 17 Union Street, Bacup.
From floating candles to 'castle walls', Sam Hornby pulled out all the stops for her little boy A Rossendale mum created the most magical bedroom make over for her Harry Potter mad son - and the whole transformation only cost her £600. After moving to their new home in Rossendale, in February, Sam Hornby, a mum of two, was set the task of creating a Ravenclaw-themed common room by her nine-year-old son.
By Sophie-May Clarke Chief Reporter CHECKS to ensure alcohol and tobacco are not being sold to underage teens have been conducted in shops – with three failing to pass the test. Officers, cadets and trading standards officials were out and about in Rossendale on Friday where they entered a total of 13 shops attempting to buy alcohol, cigarettes and fireworks.
AN East Lancashire YouTuber and former radio host has opened up being ‘catfished’ and has an important message for his viewers. Phil Lester, from Rawtenstall, posted the story to his ‘AmazingPhil’ YouTube channel, which has four million subscribers. In the video, he talked about the time he got catfished (lured into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona) around 16 years ago.
Manchester United's Mike Phelan and Luke Chadwick have been among those helping children in Rossendale take part in extra sporting activities Fun sporting activities were enjoyed by more than 150 children from nursery to Year 3 at a star-studded Ready Set Rossendale event held at the Adrenaline Centre in Haslingden.
Police have warned that 'basic locks in UPVC doors aren't very secure' A rural taskforce has seized cars and made one arrest after 'offenders' targeted unsafe locks. Rossendale Police said that three burglaries have been reported this week in which criminals snapped UPVC door locks to gain access in the early hours of the morning.
Three house burglaries were reported in the area this week Police have revealed how burglars are gaining entry to Rossendale homes. This comes after three house burglaries were reported in the area this week. Officers have confirmed that offenders have snapped UPVC door locks to enter the homes.
By Abigail Beaney News Reporter One person has been arrested and a car seized following a spate of burglaries. Three houses were burgled in Rossendale earlier this week, with the thieves snapping the UPVC door locks Last night (October 14), police were working on the Manchester border as it is believed those responsible for the burglaries live out the area.
Former RAF crewman Donald Braithwaite was an avid train enthusiast before his death on October 2 at the age of 88 A devoted son is giving his train enthusiast father the perfect final send-off - with a specially made coffin painted with the Flying Scotsman. Donald Braithwaite, who died on October 2, was an avid fan of railways and a model train club member for many decades.
Lee John Fennessey is wanted by police on recall to prison after being released in September. Fennessey, 44, of Rochdale, was initially jailed for burglary in 2015. He is known to have links to Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood, Oldham, Newton Heath and Longsight in Greater Manchester, and Whitworth in Rossendale.
The man has received a lengthy disqualification from driving and various fines A man was arrested after trying to make off from police in Bacup. Lancashire Police spotted a vehicle with 'evident damage' in the area in the early hours of Wednesday morning (October 13). A male was stopped by officers and was found to be intoxicated by means of a roadside screening device.
A sports bar in East Lancashire will be closing down at the end of the month – but they are planning to “go out with a bang” by serving £1 drinks and hosting an impressive party . Simon Smith, owner of Revival Sports Bar in Rawtenstall, said the announcement of their closure came quite suddenly.
Rossendale man tried to 'make a break for it' after drink driving arrest Officers from Rossendale Police were patrolling the Bacup area yesterday (October 13) when they spotted a vehicle with 'evident damage'. The male driver of the vehicle was subsequently stopped, breathalysed and found to be intoxicated.