Obituaries

Eileen Nicholson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Eileen Nicholson of Edinburgh Drive, Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away on Sunday 22nd April 2018, whilst surrounded by her loving family, after an illness bravely fought, aged 69 years. Throughout her working life Eileen worked for various companies including the Royal Ordinance Factory, the Gas Board and the Civil Service (VAT office). In her spare time… Read more »

Michael Hindle (Whitbread Mick)

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Michael Hindle of Oswaldtwistle, passed away unexpectedly in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Saturday 14th April 2018, aged 66 years. Known to many as “Whitbread Mick”, in his younger years he worked at the Daisy Dairy in the Lab, before becoming a Cellar Service Engineer for Whitbread (West Pennine Ltd) at Guide, where he stayed… Read more »

Barry Allen

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Barry Allen of St Ledger Court, Accrington, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday 5th April 2018, aged 71 years. In his early years Barry became an engineer in Clitheroe and also worked for various schools there.  He then took on the role of Landlord at the Kings Arms in Accrington, before working as a… Read more »

Gayle Ann Taylor

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Gayle Ann Taylor of Plantation Road, Accrington, sadly passed away on Monday 9th April 2018, aged 56 years. In her youth Gayle attended Hollins High School and later worked for Woodcocks Solicitors for about thirteen years before working in the Arndale Centre for a few years afterwards. Gayle loved animals so she enjoyed visiting Wildlife… Read more »