It was founded in 1994. It was published by East Lancashire Newspapers (part of nationwide publishers of regional newspapers Johnston Press) and was a sub-edition of the Burnley Express. It was also a companion midweek title to ELN’s three Friday titles for the area, the Nelson Leader, the Colne Times and the Barnoldswick & Earby Times. The editorial offices were in Nelson and were shared with the rest of the Leader-Times series.
According to the website, it was particularly popular with fans of Burnley FC.
It came out on Tuesdays.
It ceased publication in mid-June 2011.