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05/26/2018 04:05 AM
Ribble Valley-born Tory cleared of sexual assault
A RIBBLE Valley-born Conservative politician has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a woman at a party.

05/26/2018 04:05 AM
Fears developers could ignore local plans for housing
DEVELOPERS could be free to build almost 165,000 houses in areas where local people do not want them because of proposed changes to planning rules, the Local Government Association has warned.

05/26/2018 04:02 AM
Inquest: Father-of-one died due to alcohol and drugs
A FATHER-OF-ONE found collapsed in a hostel died as a result of alcohol and drugs.

05/26/2018 04:00 AM
Couple return from honeymoon to find dream home 'ruined' by 6-foot fence
A NEWLY-WED couple say they are ‘hostages’ imprisoned in their dream home after a 6ft high fence was put up outside their front window.

05/25/2018 03:21 PM
Blackburn town centre Italian restaurant closes after just six months
AN Italian restaurant which opened at the end of November shut permanently yesterday.

05/25/2018 01:37 PM
VIDEO: Street fight in Whalley Range, Blackburn, captured on smartphone
A STREET fight involving at least eight men has been captured on video in Whalley Range, Blackburn.

05/25/2018 01:01 PM
Thief escapes jail after stealing TV
A MAN who walked out of a store with a 32 inch TV told police someone had asked him to take it.

05/25/2018 11:34 AM
Man comes forward following shoulder stabbing appeal
A MAN sought by police in connection with a stabbing has come forward.

05/25/2018 11:12 AM
Amended plans for Blackburn 'road to nowhere' approved
WORK is finally scheduled to begin on a 600-yard ‘missing’ stretch of road.

05/25/2018 08:56 AM
Rovers fan banned for 3 years after spitting at police officer
A TEENAGE Blackburn Rovers fan has been banned from all football matches for three years after spitting at a police officer who was helping to deal with a situation outside Ewood Park.

05/25/2018 06:02 AM
APPEAL: Police try to find missing teenager
POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for Creddy Knight who is missing from his home in Blackburn.

05/25/2018 04:04 AM
New referral system could see reduced waiting times for hospital patients
PATIENTS across East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are starting to benefit from a more efficient process when their GP refers them for a hospital appointment, according to health chiefs.

05/25/2018 04:02 AM
Blackburn town centre shop plan for former cafe
A FORMER town centre cafe could be transformed into a shop.

05/25/2018 04:02 AM
Fundraisers inspired to raise funds in memory of seven-week-old
FUNDRAISERS have raised money in memory of a seven-week-old child who died unexpectedly.

05/25/2018 04:02 AM
INQUEST: Blackburn man, 24, killed after crashing Renault car during police chase
A YOUNG driver was killed in an early-hours road smash as he was chased by police.

05/25/2018 04:02 AM
Blackburn factory homes plan moves closer
PLANS for a trail-blazing housing estate which could help regenerate part of Blackburn have moved a step closer.

05/25/2018 04:01 AM
Superfan 'Birdy' gets the borough banner to celebrate Rover's promotion
LIFELONG Rovers superfan Alan ‘Birdy’ Birkbeck has been given the civic banner used to celebrate the club's latest promotion by Blackburn with Darwen Council.

05/25/2018 04:01 AM
Mum and son set up mindset business to help autistic children
A MUM has revealed how she and her son have set up a mindset business to help autistic children.

05/24/2018 03:55 PM
Man taken to hospital after being hit by vehicle
A MAN has been taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle.

05/24/2018 03:26 PM
Armed police surround house after man seen with 'shotgun'
ARMED police officers surrounded a house after reports of men 'with a shotgun and a machete' going into a house.

05/24/2018 12:29 PM
Community invited to break fast and celebrate diversity
DIVERSITY, one of Blackburn's proudest traits, will be on full show this weekend as people are invited to break fast with the town's Muslim community.

05/24/2018 12:01 PM
APPROVED: Chicken restaurant plan gets the green light
A FORMER steakhouse will be granted a new lease of life as a chicken restaurant.

05/24/2018 10:01 AM
NOSTALGIA: Car park packed as fans flock to see Blackburn Rovers
FINDING a car parking spot on a match day is often a problem for all football fans and the issue was clearly prevalent here in the 1920s.

05/24/2018 04:04 AM
Palestine advert appeal is rejected by council
BLACKBURN with Darwen Council has confirmed its refusal of an advertisement expressing solidarity with Palestinians its digital billboard.

05/24/2018 04:02 AM
Blackburn with Darwen Council admits fag butt fine was wrong
A COUNCIL has backed down after one of its litter police issued a fine to a cigarette butt dropper on private land despite the owner telling them to keep off .

05/23/2018 03:01 PM
The Mall will rock this half-term
IT’S paintbrushes poised and rocks at the ready at The Mall Blackburn this half-term.

05/23/2018 02:11 PM
Man wanted by police following shoulder stabbing
A MAN is sought by police after another man was stabbed in the shoulder.

05/23/2018 10:01 AM
NOSTALGIA: Drama performance about road safety at Blackburn College
A THEATRE company visited a secondary school to raise awareness about the dangers on the roads.

05/23/2018 09:17 AM
Religious teacher cleared after arrest on suspicion of inciting child to engage in sexual activity
A RELIGIOUS teacher has been cleared following his arrest on suspicion of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

05/23/2018 08:04 AM
Masterchef finalist Moonira Hinglotwala will appear at Country Fest
MASTERCHEF finalist Moonira Hinglotwala will be appearing as a special guest at Westmorland's Country Fest next month.

05/23/2018 04:17 AM
Drunken 999-ban timewaster called police about neighbours
A MAN who was banned by a criminal behaviour order from making unnecessary contact with the emergency services used the 999 number to call police and complain about his neighbours.

05/23/2018 04:11 AM
Complaints about 'high cost' of drinks at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital A&E
A ‘SIGNIFICANT’ number of complaints has been made by patients about the cost of drinks at a East Lancashire's only A&E.

05/23/2018 04:11 AM
County council pothole compensation bill tops £1million
POTHOLE compensation claims cost Lancashire County Council £1.18million in the last financial year.

05/23/2018 04:11 AM
Traffic calming measures come to Ewood street after van ploughs into garden
A NEW electronic sign warning motorists about their speed will be installed on a 'danger road' following a major crash.

05/23/2018 04:11 AM
REVEALED: Blackburn with Darwen has highest number of suicides in East Lancashire
BLACKBURN with Darwen has had the highest number of suicides in East Lancashire in the last 14 years, government statistics have revealed.

05/23/2018 04:06 AM
Cancer patient waited more than half a year for treatment at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust
ONE cancer patient at East Lancashire Hospitals Trust waited more than half a year for treatment, new figures have revealed.

05/23/2018 04:05 AM
REVEALED: New dessert restaurant plan for listed Waterloo Pavilions building
PLANS to convert a historic listed building in the heart of Blackburn have been given the green light.

05/22/2018 04:16 PM
Store employees face anxious wait over jobs
EAST Lancashire Marks & Spencers employees face an anxious wait after the firm announced a new round of store closures.

05/22/2018 03:12 PM
Blackburn with Darwen remembers Manchester Arena attack victims
HUNDREDS of people gathered to hear a message of defiant solidarity on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack.

05/22/2018 02:00 PM
Tory group leader accuses senior Blackburn with Darwen councillors of 'swindling' taxpayer money
SENIOR figures on Blackburn with Darwen Council have been accused of “swindling” £10,000 of taxpayers’ cash.

05/22/2018 01:00 PM
999 call which saved heart attack dad's life
A FATHER who suffered a cardiac arrest in his home has met the 999 call handler who helped save his life.

05/22/2018 12:38 PM
MARGO GRIMSHAW: Royals don't have it easy in perpetual public gaze
WELL what a Royal Wedding that was! A very big event and how I loved it, all that pomp and ceremony.

05/22/2018 10:43 AM
Tributes to East Lancashire Regiment chronicler Ray Walsh, 92
A FORMER East Lancashire Regiment soldier who went on to document the burial places of all those who served in the regiment has died aged 92.

05/22/2018 10:37 AM
On Our Way Back - pick up your special promotion edition celebrating Rovers' promotion to the Championship
ROVERS enjoyed a season to remember in 2017-18 as Tony Mowbray's men secured promotion to the Championship.

05/22/2018 10:01 AM
Mary's tree-mendous honour at Corporation Park
A COMPETITION winner had the privilege of planting the first tree in a new woodland area in Corporation Park, Blackburn.

05/22/2018 04:17 AM
Mobility scooter rider's polite notices on cars blocking pavement
A PENSIONER who rides a mobility scooter has put 'polite notices' on car windows asking them to 'think before they park' after she found her path blocked.

05/22/2018 04:07 AM
Blackburn with Darwen Council accused of secrecy over spending
A COUNCIL has been accused to throwing ‘a cloak of secrecy’ over its financial dealings after rejecting two Freedom of Information requests.

05/22/2018 04:05 AM
Anniversary events brings Whalley family back painful memories
THE son of Manchester Arena bombing victim Michelle Kiss said today’s anniversary of her death had brought back the pain and sadness to her family.

05/22/2018 04:05 AM
City in programme of events to remember the victims
TODAY'S programme of remembrance events for the Arena bombing in central Manchester includes:

05/22/2018 04:03 AM
Plans for new town centre cafe revealed
AN arts centre is raising money to set up a cafe to become self-sustaining.