Earby Post Office
Earby shown within Lancashire
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Earby is a small town and civil parish within the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, England. It is 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Colne, 7 miles (11.3 km) south-west of Skipton, and 11 miles (17.7 km) north-east of Burnley. The parish had a population of 4,348 recorded in the 2001 census,
Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from 1909 to 1974, Earby formed an urban district. Since 1974 Earby has been in the West Craven area of Pendle, has a town council, and is part of the West Craven Area Committee on Pendle Borough Council.
Local media 
Earby is served by television from both Leeds and Manchester; ITV (Yorkshire Television) and BBC North are both transmitted from the television mast at East Marton, 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Earby. BBC North West and ITV (Granada Television) are both received directly from the main Winter Hill transmitter. The BBC has a relay that overlooks Earby and has the four main BBC national FM radio stations (Radio 1 to 4). Fresh Radio in Skipton covers the area on MW 1413 kHz.
The local press is published weekly; the Barnoldswick and Earby Times is published on Fridays and is covered at Pendle Today. Some of the Yorkshire press is circulated in the area - due to the geographical anomaly. The Craven Herald & Pioneer and Yorkshire Post are prominent.
In 2011, residents of the new 'Beckside' housing aka Grove Street, Earby, created their own website for the comings and goings on in the town. http://www.becksidemassive.co.uk
- "Parish headcount". Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 2009-01-10.
- West Craven Online Website
- West Craven Area Committee (Pendle Borough Council)
- Lancashire Parish Councils Website
- Skipton/Craven Area TV Transmitter
- Winter Hill Transmitter
- Local BBC FM transmitter
- Fresh Radio Website
- Barnoldswick & Earby Times
- Craven Herald & Pioneer Newspaper
- Yorkshire Post
In 2012, a local radio station was broadcast for the first time. West Craven Community Radio is an online based station that serves the community of West Craven area of Pendle and beyond, including listeners afar as San Francisco. Currently airing 3 days a weeks and run by non-paid volunteers, it is anticipated the station will go 7 days a week in late 2012 and early 2013.
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