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15:43, 29 MAR 2018
PICTURES: Volunteers lead fightback against 'vile' grot spots
Nearly 90 bags of rubbish were cleared from the Clayton-le-Moors canal in a clean-up weekend
Girl, 9, 'devastated' after pet cat shot with air rifle and dumped in canal
A £500 reward has been offering following a string of sick animal killings in the area
Canal 'returning to normal' after oil slick appears near Church Kirk
A dog walker said the '30 to 40ft' slick was close to wild birds
PICTURES: Firefighters tackle huge scrapyard fire involving 120 vehicles
An arson investigation has been launched into the blaze at the Moorfield Industrial Estate
Charitable students to work at one of India's largest orphanages
Pupils from St Christopher's High School will spend a week with the charity
Friends in charity bike ride in memory of former landlord Ian Walsh
The ride coincided with the three-day Rishton beer festival
Depressed husband found dead in canal hours after opening Christmas presents
David Butler, 49, was found under the M65 bridge near Enfield Wharf on Boxing Day
Man found dead in canal is named
An inquest is set to be opened on Thursday after David Butler was found in the Leeds-Liverpool Canal in Clayton
Police launch investigation after man's body found in canal
The body was found at Enfield Wharf, Clayton-le-Moors on Boxing Day
Man found dead in Rishton canal had taken '10 times fatal' drug overdose - inquest
Brian Prescott, 52, was found by two walkers as they went along the tow path between Harwood Road and Cut Lane
Calf rescued from Clayton-le-Moors canal after getting trapped in mud
Firefighters were called to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal near Read Street at 3.45am today
Man's body found in Leeds Liverpool canal
Police received a call at around 12.50pm on Sunday reporting the body of a man in the water near to Blackburn Road.
Man rescued from Rishton canal
Emergency services were called to the Leeds-Liverpool Canal near Cut Lane after a man in his early 40s was in the water.
Rishton farmer says cows at risk from dog fouling
Paul Threlfall has slammed irresponsible pet owners who allow dogs to foul on his land.
Accrington and Rossendale College
Accrington and Rossendale College lecturer drowned after falling into canal
Gary Forkasiewicz was found on December 21.
Reveller went on rampage and had three hour stand-off with police in Clayton-le-Moors after jibe
Liam Leah ran away from officers, swam across a canal and spent nearly three hours on the roof of a coach in a bid to evade arrest, Blackburn Magistrates Court was told.
Walkers raise more than £20k for charity
At least £20,000 has been raised by determined walkers who participated in an annual walk.
Man wanted for exposing himself on canal tow path in Clayton Le Moors
An image of a man who indecently exposed himself to a woman while she was out walking her dog in Clayton Le Moors has been released by police.
£170k facelift for cycle path
A canal towpath is set to get a £170,000 facelift to create a more cycle friendly route for school children. The scheme will see the widening of the path at the side of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal.
Plaques planned to mark Rishton history
Plaques to commemorate Rishton’s historic past are set to be placed around the town.
Swimming cow is rescued from Leeds-Liverpool Canal
The animal became stuck in a stretch of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal after straying from a field in Altham and going for a dip.
Plan to build bridge between Sefton Farm estate and Clayton-le-Moors scrapped
A scheme to build a bridge across the Leeds-Liverpool Canal to link the Sefton Farm housing estate with Clayton-le-Moors has been dropped.
Heritage on danger list as historic buildings could crumble to dust
Two historic Hyndburn structures have been named as "at risk’’ by a preservation group.
Happy walkers take our appeal past £34,000
FUND-raising walkers have given a big boost to our appeal to raise money to save the Accrington Pals Memorial Chapel in beautiful and historic St John’s Church.