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03/17/2018 12:31 PM
Man ‘tempted’ to take electricity from meter
Police investigating a report from neighbours of two strangers entering a Blackburn address discovered the electricity meter had been tampered with.

03/17/2018 11:58 AM
Shoplifter ‘in drinking spiral’ lands jail sentence
A 32 year old man who continued to offend despite being subject to two community orders and a post prison supervision order has been jailed.

03/17/2018 08:54 AM
Yellow weather warning for snow and ice in place across East Lancashire this weekend
PEOPLE across East Lancashire are being warned to brace themselves for more snow and ice following on from the 'Beast from the East'.

03/17/2018 06:51 AM
Barber from Blackburn sold counterfeit cigarettes in shop
A BARBER from Blackburn who sold counterfeit cigarettes to his customers has been fined.

03/17/2018 06:08 AM
Thousands of Blackburn litter louts stung with £75 fine
MORE than 3,000 litterbugs have been given on-the-spot fines over the last five months.

03/17/2018 06:02 AM
Affordable housing plan for eyesore former care home
AN eyesore care home which has stood empty for more than 10 years could be set for a new lease of life.

03/17/2018 05:43 AM
'I couldn't find the grave' - anger at overgrown Blackburn cemetery
A WOMAN has spoken of her anguish after discovering the graveyard where family members are buried was so overgrown she could not see the grave.

03/17/2018 05:08 AM
Conservatives in plot to scrap Waves cinema plan
PLANS for a major new entertainment complex in Blackburn could be scrapped if the Tories triumph in upcoming elections.

03/16/2018 08:51 PM
BREAKING: Blackburn pharmacist Moonira reaches MasterChef knockout week
A PHARMACIST from Blackburn has reached the semi-finals of BBC One's MasterChef.

03/16/2018 04:38 PM
Warning issued following pan fire
A WARNING has been issued after firefighters battled a pan fire.

03/16/2018 12:07 PM
Fewer GPs per 1,000 people in Blackburn with Darwen than the national average
The region struggles to attract new doctors to the area compared to richer parts of the country.

03/16/2018 12:06 PM
33 jobs lost as firm goes into administration
A BLACKBURN firm has called in administrators, with 33 jobs gone.

03/16/2018 12:02 PM
Secret Santa charity make donations to Apple Tree hub
A NOT-for profit organisation have donated toys and games to a youth club for disabled young people.

03/16/2018 11:33 AM
Benefits cheat claimed as 'she wasn't living or having sex with partner'
A WOMAN who failed to tell the Benefits Agency she was living with a man claimed they were not in a sexual relationship.

03/16/2018 10:05 AM
Grants to help women each month
THE trustees of Blackburn charity The John Bury Trust awarded two grants to help tackle ‘period poverty’ on International Women’s Day.

03/16/2018 10:01 AM
Coroners sworn in at castle
THE official 'Swearing of Oath' ceremony has taken place for the new merged Coroners Service for Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.

03/16/2018 10:01 AM
Women urged to be watchful for symptoms of ovarian cancer
A CANCER expert has urged women to be watchful for the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

03/16/2018 09:09 AM
Man stabbed in the back in Blackburn
A MAN has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in the back.

03/16/2018 08:01 AM
Borough officers in record illegal tobacco seizure after co-ordinated raids
A BOROUGH'S trading standards officers supported by the police have made their biggest-ever seizure of illegal cigarettes and tobacco.

03/16/2018 06:33 AM
TRAVEL UPDATE: March 16 - All the latest from the roads in Blackburn, Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn, Rossendale and Ribble Valley
MOTORISTS can expect some delays on the B632 Grane Road in Haslingden and there is already a build-up of traffic.

03/16/2018 05:04 AM
GP workloads in Blackburn with Darwen increase
GPs across Blackburn with Darwen have seen their workload increase by 15 per cent in a year.

03/16/2018 05:03 AM
English language tests mooted for Blackburn with Darwen taxi drivers
ENGLISH language tests could be introduced for prospective taxi drivers.

03/15/2018 03:33 PM
Jailed ringleader of illegal Blackburn cigarette network ordered to pay back £478,000
THE jailed ringleader of an illegal cigarette network in Blackburn has been ordered to pay back more than £478,000.

03/15/2018 01:38 PM
Yellow warning for ice and snow across Burnley and North West England this weekend
ANOTHER cold spell of weather is set to hit the North West of England over the next few days after forecasters released a warning.

03/15/2018 12:01 PM
Banned pitbull allowed to stay with Blackburn family
A PITBULL type dog has been spared from destruction after its owner said the animal was a family pet with a lovely nature.

03/15/2018 06:40 AM
TRAVEL UPDATE: March 15 - Check out the latest on our roads in Blackburn, Burnley, Rossendale, Pendle, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley
DRIVERS should expect some disruption on the M65 after an exit slip road is closed for electricity work.

03/15/2018 06:18 AM
Plans for £2m Wetherspoons hotel in Blackburn are given the green light
PLANS for a £2m hotel in Blackburn town centre have been approved.

03/15/2018 05:06 AM
Ice hockey player, 30, found hanged in disused mill - INQUEST
AN ice hockey player was found hanged in a disused mill, an inquest heard.

03/15/2018 05:04 AM
Delays hit multi-million pound north Blackburn 'super-surgery' plan
Plans to create a ‘super-surgery’ serving tens of thousands of patients in the north of Blackburn are on hold.

03/14/2018 02:26 PM
How fighting is bringing children from different backgrounds together in Blackburn
A sports coach is encouraging children to shatter segregation barriers together by taking part in martial arts lessons. SOPHIE-MAY CLARKE finds out more

03/14/2018 11:32 AM
Blackburn pharmacist reaches quarter finals of MasterChef
A PHARMACIST said she was ‘proud’ to represent her home town on BBC One’s MasterChef competition after she progressed to the quarter-finals.

03/14/2018 10:01 AM
‘Give us more cash to head off children’s crisis’
BLACKBURN with Darwen children’s services boss Cllr Maureen Bateson has joined 19 of her North West council counterparts in signing a letter to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning they need more cash to tackle a ‘growing crisis’.

03/14/2018 09:33 AM
Blackburn with Darwen pupils to be taught 'British values'
BLACKBURN with Darwen has been chosen by the government as one of five pilot boroughsto take part in a £50million project to integrate communities.

03/14/2018 07:32 AM
Two women suffer 'serious' injuries in Darwen Street, Blackburn town centre horror crash
POLICE are investigating a crash on the Darwen Street, Mincing Lane, George Street and Weir Street junction. Two women with ‘serious traumatic injuries’ were cut from the vehicle and taken to the Royal Preston Hospital.

03/14/2018 07:08 AM
WEATHER FORECAST: Cold start to morning in Blackburn and Burnley
IT is a bit of a nippy start to Wednesday so you may need your coats to keep warm.

03/14/2018 06:24 AM
TRAVEL UPDATE: March 14 - Latest on the roads in Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle and Rossendale
MOTORISTS can expect some disruption on the M65 as an exit slip road is closed for electricity work.

03/14/2018 06:00 AM
WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: Car flips on roof and smashes into shop
A CAR flipped on its roof and smashed into a shop front after narrowly avoiding a family leaving Blackburn Youth Zone.

03/14/2018 05:06 AM
10 ways illegal traveller camps are dealt with
THE way illegal traveller camps are dealt with on council land has been updated to speed up getting them moved on.

03/14/2018 05:05 AM
Nursery governing board axed by council after Ofsted report
A GOVERNING body has been sacked by a council after an ‘inadequate’ Ofsted rating.

03/14/2018 05:05 AM
Islamic prayer centre in Blackburn set to be approved
PROPOSALS to provide a new Islamic prayer facility are set to be approved temporarily despite objections.

03/14/2018 05:04 AM
Drunk Blackburn woman left boy, 6, outside club in freezing cold
A WOMAN who had been drinking left a six-year-old child outside a Burnley club unsupervised.

03/14/2018 05:03 AM
Action plan following Blackburn with Darwen children's services inspection
Steps to help improve children’s services in Blackburn with Darwen have been set out.

03/13/2018 09:14 PM
Warning after householders pour water over hot oil in kitchen fire
FIREFIGHTERS are urging people to never pour water over hot oil after a kitchen fire this evening.

03/13/2018 11:52 AM
VOTE for the best place to get a pie in East Lancashire
EVERYONE loves a pie.

03/13/2018 11:36 AM
Church of England names Dr Jill Duff as first female bishop in Lancashire
THE Church of England in Lancashire is to get its first female Bishop following the appointment of Dr Jill Duff.

03/13/2018 10:17 AM
Food vendors with hygiene rating lower than 3 could be refused licence
Ice cream sellers could be forced to trade at least 50 metres apart in potential changes to street trading rules.

03/13/2018 06:30 AM
WEATHER FORECAST: Cloud and mist to lift this morning but you may still need your coats across Blackburn, Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn and Rossendale
THERE will be a bit of a cloudy or misty start to today but looks set to clear this morning according to Met Office reports.

03/13/2018 06:18 AM
TRAVEL UPDATE: March 13: Latest on roads across Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle and Rossendale
A WARNING has been issued for motorists about potential disruption on the M65.

03/13/2018 05:05 AM
Woodland cemetery owner defends plans for dog kennels
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build new dog kennels near a woodland cemetery have been defended.

03/13/2018 05:05 AM
Blakey’s closure paves way for new eastZeast restaurant in Blackburn
PLANS to press ahead with a new restaurant in a major entertainment complex have been backed after assurances were received.