News from The Valley

Council-owned Rosso bus to be sold to private operator

Posted on 15 December 2017 | 12:02 pm

But council leaders say the deal to sell Rosso, which is majority owned by RBC, is 'not about resolving the council's financial challenges'
St Joseph's RC school in Stacksteads is closed due to ‘dangerous weather conditions’

Rossendale defendants up before the courts

Posted on 13 December 2017 | 6:51 pm

Our regular column from Burnley and Blackburn magistrates

Firefighters tackle cellar fire at house in Cowpe

Posted on 12 December 2017 | 12:54 pm

Three crews were called to Cowpe Road

CCTV appeal after three Ramsbottom burglary attempts

Posted on 12 December 2017 | 11:19 am

Two offenders tried to break in to the Eagle and Child pub

Motorists left facing long delays after A56 crash

Posted on 12 December 2017 | 9:31 am

One lane was closed southbound between the M65 at Huncoat and Rising Bridge
Forecasters say it will be colder than the Arctic Circle on Monday night
Firefighters were called to York Avenue in Haslingden
A vote will be held next week on holding an open competition for the management and long lease of the market site
MP Jake Berry has written to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to put the case for Rossendale lines to be reopened
Police said overnight snow had contributed to the road closure
Snow may be on our way but our columnist detects no shortage of 'hot air' circulating on the topic of a combined local authority
Professor L Peter Ormerod, of Helmshore, vowed to become a doctor after suffering TB aged 7
Elton Waring caused three fractures to her wrist
Theatre nurse Shantele Buckley, 33, has only been competing since last year
Jack Bradbury, 23, targeted the garage and vehicle in Bacup
A joint funeral will be held for Thomas and Maureen Connolly, who were married for 56 years
Ambulance crews were called to an incident near St Saviour's Primary in Bacup
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Rossendale
MP Jake Berry has written to bosses asking them to reconsider the "very disappointing" decision
The pilot scheme will see lottery cash for measures including improving parks, transport links and street lighting

Mystery over 'flash of green light' in sky solved

Posted on 6 December 2017 | 6:13 pm

There were reports on social media of a strange light in the sky on the night of December 2