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11/22/2017 12:20 PM
Pile of bricks dumped in street causes disruption
A PILE of bricks dumped in the middle of the road caused chaos last night.

11/22/2017 10:03 AM
Mall staff to tackle sleep out challenge for homeless charity
TWO members of staff at The Mall Blackburn are digging out their thermals for a charity sleep out.

11/22/2017 10:03 AM
Fifty at anti-fracking meeting
FIFTY people attended a public meeting opposed to fracking Burnley’s Central Methodist Church Hall.

11/22/2017 10:03 AM
Students get benefit of Jack’s knowledge
FORMER Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has shared his knowledge of international diplomacy with students and staff at the University Centre at Blackburn College.

11/22/2017 10:03 AM
MP Kate Hollern joins rail boss to back new half-hourly service
BLACKBURN MP Kate Hollern was at hand to join Northern Rail boss Liam Sumpter and the official launch of the town's half-hourly service to Manchester.

11/22/2017 09:47 AM
LT FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS: Vote for the best cafe in East Lancashire?
LANCASHIRE Telegraph readers have been voting in their droves for the best cafe in East Lancashire.

11/22/2017 08:59 AM
Fire ravaged former recycling site has new owner who promises to prevent further blazes
THE new owner of a fire-ravaged plastics recycling facility has pledged to step-up security and clear the site ready to make way for a new housing.

11/22/2017 05:49 AM
Teenager was falsely imprisoned, beaten and unlawfully wounded in so-called honour attack, judge rules
A TEENAGER was falsely imprisoned, beaten and unlawfully wounded in a so-called honour attack, a judge has ruled.

11/22/2017 05:00 AM
Man left with serious stab wounds after family feud over car parking, a court heard
A BITTER feud between two neighbouring families which ended with a man receiving serious stab wounds was caused by a parking dispute, a court heard.

11/22/2017 05:00 AM
Panto stars prepare to bring the magic to King George's Hall, Blackburn with Beauty and the Beast
PREPARATIONS are well underway for East Lancashire's biggest family pantomime.

11/22/2017 05:00 AM
Two East Lancashire schools pick up prizes in the North West's 'biggest celebration of education'
TWO schools have celebrated being honoured as part of the ‘biggest celebration of education in the North West’.

11/21/2017 03:24 PM
Shoppers receiving poignant road safety message
SHOPPERS are being given a poignant lesson in the importance of not being reckless on the road.

11/21/2017 01:30 PM
E Lancs boroughs top UK's total fertility rates
TWO East Lancashire boroughs have some of the UK’s top fertility rates according to a new report.

11/21/2017 12:24 PM
Police apologise to family after son's death used in Grane Road speed camera launch campaign
POLICE have apologised to the family of a young man who died in a crash on the Grane Road after his story was used in a publicity campaign.

11/21/2017 10:01 AM
Adoptive mum-of-two encourages others to do the same as new 'super team' launches
AN adoptive mum is encouraging people to support a new ‘super team’ to help children find families after ‘following her dream.’

11/21/2017 10:00 AM
Rossendale and Darwen MP Jake Berry hails new transport powers
NEW powers and cash for Transport for the North have been welcomed by Rossendale and Darwen MP Jake Berry.

11/21/2017 07:00 AM
Homes for 'frail' elderly plan scrapped in favour of estate of family houses
A COUNCIL has dropped plans for specialist housing for frail over-85s in favour of 30 family properties.

11/21/2017 05:00 AM
Landmark site in middle of town centre regeneration to go for sale at auction
AN eyesore blighting the multi-million pound redevelopment of a town centre is going under the hammer.

11/21/2017 05:00 AM
Woman glassed rival's partner in the face
A BEAUTY therapist left a man with permanent facial scars after hitting him in the face with a bottle.

11/20/2017 04:30 PM
Lanterns to let it shine at Festival of Light
A FESTIVE lantern parade is set to light up the skies of a town centre next month.

11/20/2017 12:00 PM
A therapy clinic using ultra low temperatures has launched a range of whole body treatments
A THERAPY clinic using ultra low temperatures has launched a range of whole body treatments.

11/20/2017 11:51 AM
Residents face a whole lot more traffic misery because of housing developments
TRAFFIC misery for residents of a Blackburn road near three major housing development sites is set to continue until the spring.

11/20/2017 09:20 AM
IN PICTURES: Take a look behind the New Bees Knees bar as it makes a flying start
A NEW town centre bar in a former bank had to delay its opening this weekend for a day but then saw dozens of customers pack the premises for football and an opening party.

11/20/2017 09:17 AM
GOOD NEIGHBOURS AWARDS: Blackburn manufacturer gets behind campaign in support of the whole community
BLACKBURN manufacturer MGS Technical Plastics has thrown its weight behind a campaign to celebrate the unsung heroes of its local community.

11/20/2017 09:13 AM
GOOD NEIGHBOURS AWARDS: Your neighbours were much more than people who just lived nearby
THOSE of a certain age will remember the days when neighbours were more than that.

11/20/2017 09:07 AM
GOOD NEIGHBOURS AWARDS: A perfect showcase for people who will go the extra mile
THE Good Neighbours Awards is now in its sixth year and over the years it has showcased the best of Blackburn with Darwen.

11/20/2017 09:03 AM
GOOD NEIGHBOURS AWARDS: The search is on for our unsung local heroes
UNSUNG heroes who make a real difference to the lives of those around them are set to be recognised once again thanks to the Good Neighbours Awards.

11/20/2017 08:00 AM
Controversial housing scheme gets the go-ahead
A CONTROVERSIAL £40million scheme to build 272 upmarket homes on greenfield land has been approved despite strong opposition.

11/20/2017 08:00 AM
Vehicle safety company Vision Techniques have broken all records by being the first company to win the Best Innovation Award for three years in a row
VEHICLE safety company Vision Techniques have broken all records by being the first company to win the Best Innovation Award for three years in a row at the prestigious CIWM Awards in London.

11/20/2017 06:00 AM
Blackburn digital marketing agency has helped launch the world’s first luxury leather booster seat aimed at supercar markets
A DIGITAL marketing agency has helped launch the world’s first luxury leather booster seat aimed specifically at the exclusive and supercar markets.

11/19/2017 10:13 AM
Restaurant staff save life of canal fall woman in freezing weather
LIFE-SAVING Indian restaurant staff rescued a young woman from the freezing waters of a canal.

11/19/2017 09:35 AM
Passing 'hero' grabs elderly lady's cash back from 'despicable' robber
A HEROIC Good Samaritan saved the day for a woman after a robber snatched an envelope from her hands containing thousands of pounds in cash as she left a bank.

11/18/2017 11:13 AM
Two Asian girls were threatened and racially abused by a man carrying a knife
TWO Asian girls were threatened and racially abused by a man carrying a knife in Colne Road, Burnley.

11/18/2017 08:36 AM
VIDEO: Burst water pipe causes flooding and road closure
A BURST water main caused flooding and left hundreds of people without water in their homes across Blackburn and Darwen.

11/18/2017 08:00 AM
Blackburn Cathedral works are complete well before Christmas
MAJOR repair work on Blackburn Cathedral has been completed well in time for Christmas and now the man in charge is looking for more cash to complete its facelift.

11/18/2017 05:00 AM
Expanding Euro firm keeps its HQ in home town of Blackburn
AN expanding service station company’s plans to build a band new three-storey European headquarters in its home town are now on track for completion in the summer.

11/18/2017 05:00 AM
Parents and pupils give councillors a road safety lesson
A CAMPAIGN by parents and pupils has lead to road safety improvements outside a school.

11/17/2017 02:16 PM
IN PICTURES: Children In Need 2017
LANCASHIRE Telegraph readers have been in touch in their droves to send photographs of themselves raising money for Children In Need.

11/17/2017 01:16 PM
Police stepped up the battle against child sexual exploitation
THE battle against child sexual exploitation (CSE) stepped up a gear as police looked into how they crackdown on the issue.

11/17/2017 10:01 AM
College host entrepreneurship week
BLACKBURN College hosted an entrepreneurial event for high school pupils.

11/17/2017 08:10 AM
ASDA try to take the hassle out of your Christmas dinner
WE all spend hours slaving over a hot stove trying to prepare the best Christmas dinner.

11/17/2017 05:46 AM
Mall asked to pay up after accident
THE husband of a disabled woman is calling on the owners of a shopping centre to pay the bulk of the cost of a replacement motor scooter after an accident at the centre.

11/17/2017 05:00 AM
Man gives up long-standing career as builder to open own dog grooming salon
A FORMER builder has swapped cement for canines to follow his dream of opening his own dog grooming salon.

11/17/2017 05:00 AM
Convenience store gets booze licence stripped
A CONVENIENCE store has lost its licence to sell alcohol following a string of offences for selling alcohol and tobacco to children.

11/17/2017 05:00 AM
Stroke survivor left struggling to talk hopes to raise awareness of the communication difficulties the condition can cause
A STROKE survivor left struggling to talk hopes to raise awareness of the communication difficulties the condition can cause.

11/17/2017 05:00 AM
Parents of an 11-year-old boy have hit out at a school for expelling their son for carrying a 'plastic gun' in his bag
THE parents of an 11-year-old boy have hit out at a school for expelling their son for carrying a 'plastic gun' in his bag.

11/16/2017 03:22 PM
Spilled paint causes chaos in the high street
GALLONS of white paint has been spilled in a town centre.

11/16/2017 05:00 AM
PICTURES: Dog bins overflowing for 'weeks' despite council clampdown on fouling, say furious pet owners
DOGS bins in parks have been overflowing for weeks despite a council clampdown on fouling, according to furious pet owners.

11/16/2017 05:00 AM
Tradesman who misled customers and failed to return deposits when jobs went wrong banned from being company director
A TRADESMAN who misled customers and failed to return deposits when jobs went wrong has been banned from being a company director for five years

11/16/2017 05:00 AM
Former owner of a fire plagued plastics recycling centre site has appeared in court charged with environmental protection offences relating to the fire risk posed by the site
THE former owner of the fire plagued site of a plastics recycling centre has appeared in court charged with environmental protection offences relating to the fire risk posed by the site.