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09/22/2017 07:01 AM
Health Fayre is just what the doctor ordered
THE East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust health fayre took place at Blackburn Cathedral on Wednesday.

09/22/2017 06:01 AM
Celebrity chefs serves up cooking masterclass to kids
Chef Nigel Haworth, visits Witton Park Academy, Blackburn to give a cooking workshop to pupils.

09/22/2017 04:00 AM
Town centre retractable bollard repair delayed by demand for parts after terror attacks
A COUNCIL has been unable to repair retractable traffic bollards in a pedestrianised town centre shopping street because of demand for parts following recent terrorists attacks.

09/22/2017 04:00 AM
IN PICTURES: First look at new 800-pupil boys school
THESE artist impressions give the first glimpse of how a new Islamic boys school could look.

09/21/2017 08:26 PM
Man arrested after car crashes into two stationary vehicles
A MAN has been arrested after he crashed a car into two stationary vehicles.

09/21/2017 01:38 PM
Disgraced former policeman guilty of voyeurism
A DISGRACED former policeman who secretly filmed himself having sex with a woman has been warned he is 'almost inevitably' going to jail after a jury found him guilty of voyeurism.

09/21/2017 01:00 PM
Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams visits Blackburn church for organ appeal
A FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury made a personal appearance at a Blackburn church to help fund the cost of repairing its historic organ.

09/21/2017 10:32 AM
Man breached order after row with ex
A COUPLE continued to have a relationship despite the man being made subject to an indefinite non-molestation order following an assault.

09/21/2017 09:02 AM
Pleasington 'village' outside bar plan provokes noise fears
PLANS for an outside bar and seating area at a community pub have sparked fears over noise.

09/21/2017 09:01 AM
College students design luxury collection for leading bed linen manufacturers Peter Reed
COLLEGE students have created a luxury collection for leading bed linen manufacturer Peter Reed.

09/21/2017 07:01 AM
"All the staff at Bowker’s called him Uncle Bill" - Tributes paid to 'wonderful family man'
A FORMER owner of an international transport provider and a ‘wonderful family man’ has died aged 81.

09/21/2017 06:56 AM
'Large quantity' of illegal tobacco seized by police
A 'LARGE quantity' of illegal tobacco has been seized by the police across Blackburn with Darwen.

09/21/2017 06:01 AM
Global wallpaper giant sees an international bounce back
SALES and profits at a Blackburn-based wallpaper manufacturer have bounced back after a challenging year in 2015.

09/20/2017 03:01 PM
Travellers finally moved along
TRAVELLERS who arrived in Darwen earlier this week have been moved along.

09/20/2017 11:20 AM
Man attacked woman's car after she parked in 'his' space
A WOMAN was left terrified after she stopped to answer a call on her mobile and a man ran over to her car and smashed the driver's side window with a metal bar.

09/20/2017 10:49 AM
IN PICTURES: Check out the £2million cinema revamp in Burnley
BURNLEY’S Reel Cinema is ready for its official opening after a £2million refurbishment.

09/20/2017 10:35 AM
REVEALED: The cheapest places to get petrol and diesel in East Lancashire
PEOPLE in Britain are struggling with the rising cost of living for some time.

09/20/2017 09:03 AM
Art classes earn Blackburn volunteer Heidi an award
A YOUNG volunteer has cause for celebration after she was recognised for the work she does for people with mental health conditions.

09/20/2017 09:01 AM
Evicted travellers set up new camp
TRAVELLERS have returned to Olive Lane park in Darwen.

09/20/2017 09:00 AM
Plans to carry out repair works to swimming pool roof at 500-year-old school lodged
PLANS to carry out repair works to a swimming pool roof at a 500-year-old school have been lodged.

09/20/2017 09:00 AM
Mum-of-two set to return to the classroom as one of the first trainees on the Tauheedul Future Teachers programme
A MUM-OF-TWO is set to return to the classroom as one of the first trainees on the Tauheedul Future Teachers programme.

09/20/2017 08:30 AM
Cathedral to offer new business boss up to £50k salary
THE Church of England’s premier place of worship in Lancashire is to appoint a £50,000-a-year executive director to run its administration.

09/20/2017 07:13 AM
Man who attacked two women had a 'dagger-style' knife, court heard
A 20-YEAR-OLD man who was arrested for assaulting two females was found to have a small dagger type knife in his possession.

09/20/2017 06:00 AM
Former Blackburn trade school could be demolished to make way for housing
A FORMER trade school could be demolished to make way for housing.

09/20/2017 04:00 AM
Man who plied teenage boy with drugs before raping and sexually assaulting him has been jailed for 19 years
A MAN who plied a teenage boy with drugs before raping and sexually assaulting him for 'depraved sexual satisfaction' has been jailed for 19 years.

09/19/2017 01:40 PM
Viral hit 'Songaminute Man' releases debut album after successful crowdfunding campaign
AN Alzheimer’s sufferer turned viral sensation is set to realise his dream as he releases his first album.

09/19/2017 11:01 AM
Media company invest in Direct Debit experts
WEB design agency have invested £40,000 in Direct Debit experts Fast Pay.

09/19/2017 10:09 AM
Calls for calming measures after accident in Blackburn
CALLS have been made for traffic calming measures after an accident in Blackburn this morning.

09/19/2017 09:00 AM
Fraudster directed friend's loan to his own account
A 27-YEAR-OLD man who was helping a "friend" who struggled with reading and writing apply for a benefits loan put his own bank details on the application form.

09/19/2017 04:39 AM
Entrepreneurs prepare for national awards
A BLACKBURN-born author who has helped more than 17,000 publish their work has been nominated for an award.

09/19/2017 04:00 AM
Driver warned he faces lengthy prison sentence after admitting causing the death of a nine-year-old schoolboy
A DRIVER has been warned he faces a long prison sentence after admitting causing the death of a nine-year-old boy.

09/18/2017 05:39 PM
Woman stole ornaments to feed drug habit
A 29-YEAR-OLD woman visiting a social housing complex helped herself to decorative items hanging on the walls.

09/18/2017 11:12 AM
Schools group secures property services deal
A MULTI-academy trust has awarded a two-year contract worth around £180,000 for property services at its schools.

09/18/2017 09:05 AM
Accountant brings on the next generation
AN accountancy firm is investing in the future by appointing two trainees in an expansion of its client service team.

09/18/2017 09:01 AM
Blackburn teenager's 'girl power' tackles mental health
A BLACKBURN teenager will be making a difference in her community after joining the ‘Action for Change’ advocacy network set up by Girlguiding.

09/18/2017 07:13 AM
Concerns raised for missing man
CONCERNS have been raised for a missing man.

09/18/2017 07:01 AM
MPs criticised for 'ignoring the will of the people' after Brexit law vote
LABOUR MPs have been criticised for voting against the European Repeal Bill.

09/18/2017 06:55 AM
REVEALED: 41 takeaways in East Lancashire with zero and one food hygiene ratings
THE LANCASHIRE Telegraph have researched the takeaways and sandwich shops across East Lancashire with the lowest scores of the doors for food hygiene according to the Food Standard Agency.

09/18/2017 04:04 AM
IN PICTURES: Restricted Forest Festival takes over Witton Park
A PARK became a party scene as ravers danced the night away to help a good cause.

09/18/2017 04:03 AM
Comedian who quit the rat race to become a monk parks up CARAVAN in Blackburn and invites strangers in for a brew
A COMEDIAN who quit the rat race to become a Buddhist monk parked up his caravan in Blackburn town centre and invited in strangers in for a brew.

09/17/2017 01:07 PM
M65 - car overturns near Darwen
POLICE and firecrews were despatched to care flipped on its roof on the M65 this morning.

09/17/2017 07:00 AM
Lancashire schools ‘Halal’ row is back on the menu
THE prospect of thousands of Muslim children in East Lancashire boycotting meat in school meals is back on the agenda after a new row over halal.

09/16/2017 03:39 PM
Missing Blackburn DJ 'safe and well'
Missing Blackburn DJ 'safe and well'

09/16/2017 09:01 AM
Soul night held to raise money for charity that supports newly bereaved parents
A FUNDRAISER was held recently to raise money for a charity that supports newly bereaved parents.

09/16/2017 09:01 AM
Show at theatre cancelled due to performers being stuck in Caribbean following recent hurricane
A SHOW at a theatre has been cancelled due to its performers being stuck in the Caribbean following the recent hurricane.

09/16/2017 08:59 AM
Top clergyman comes to Blackburn to back Church organ appeal
FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will be St Silas’ Church in Preston New Road, Blackburn, on Tuesday to support its organ appeal.

09/16/2017 04:03 AM
Major investment puts Blackburn manufacturer in mint condition
A MINT confectioner has been given a revamp after a near £1m investment at its manufacturing plant.

09/16/2017 04:00 AM
Lovebirds stranded on dream engagement trip to Disney World by Hurricane Irma
A WHIRLWIND romantic break to Disney World turned into a holiday from hell — after a couple were trapped overseas by Hurricane Irma.

09/15/2017 10:40 AM
Theo John James Brown is one of the biggest babies born in Blackburn tipping the scales at 12lbs
A FAMILY celebrating the birth of their new born baby were given a shock when he weighed in over an incredible 12lbs.

09/15/2017 10:37 AM
Broadband firm Plusnet sorry over 'C-word' slur after worker calls customer 'Mr C***'
A BROADBAND user complaining to a communications firm which prides itself on customer service was stunned to overhear an advisor describe him with a four-letter word.