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07/27/2017 02:16 PM
Jealous boyfriend assaulted partner after she exposed her breasts in Blackburn town centre in row over explicit snaps on phone
A JEALOUS boyfriend assaulted his partner after she exposed her breasts in Blackburn town centre — following a row over explicit 'selfies' on the thug's phone.

07/27/2017 02:06 PM
Sisters rescued by police in human trafficking probe
TWO sisters have been rescued by police investigating alleged human trafficking.

07/27/2017 01:43 PM
Promise of newer trains for East Lancashire Line
NORTHERN has given details of the new and refurbished trains it will be running on the East Lancashire Line.

07/27/2017 01:26 PM
British holidaymakers forced to sleep on beaches after wildfires rip through southern France
BRITISH holidaymakers have been forced to sleep on beaches after wildfire ripped through the south of France, it has been reported.

07/27/2017 09:01 AM
Natural England bosses approve protected status decision
BOSSES at Natural England have approved the appointment of West Pennine Moors becoming a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSI).

07/27/2017 08:21 AM
PICTURES/VIDEO: Watch dramatic dash cam footage of lightning in East Lancashire as region battered by heavy rain
PARTS of East Lancashire were hit with thunder and lightning last night and the Met Office has warned the bad weather is set to continue.

07/27/2017 07:43 AM
UPDATED: Pensioner rescued from car after it crashes into tree and rolls into ditch
A DRIVER, who lost control of his convertible sports car and crashed into a tree, escaped with minor head injuries.

07/27/2017 04:03 AM
Labour in Lancashire primary class-size warning
MORE than 15,000 primary children are in classes of more than 30 in Lancashire County Council schools, Labour claimed today.

07/27/2017 04:02 AM
Summer scheme to plug the ‘holiday hunger’ gap
CHILDREN from hard-up families are receiving packed lunches over the summer holidays to make up for the loss of free school meals thank to a new charity project.

07/27/2017 04:00 AM
Banned dangerous driver who led police on high-speed chase thought he was being followed by people connected with prostitution
A DISQUALIFIED driver who led police on a high-speed chase around Blackburn that ended with him being bitten by a police dog has been jailed.

07/26/2017 03:16 PM
Need to post a letter? Soon you could be able to hand it straight to your postman
HOUSEHOLDERS in East Lancashire could soon be handing over letters and parcels direct to their postman — if new trials are a success.

07/26/2017 02:50 PM
Inquest into wedding guest killed walking on M66 adjourned after Blackburn student who was driving Audi A5 fails to turn up
AN inquest into the death of a wedding guest who was hit a car on the M66 has been adjourned — after the Blackburn student who was driving the vehicle failed to appear at the hearing.

07/26/2017 02:12 PM
Firefighters carrying out safety checks in Blackburn town centre
FIREFIGHTERS are in Blackburn town centre this afternoon.

07/26/2017 09:00 AM
'Although people’s life expectancy has increased substantially over recent decades, there are signs that this is slowing down in some parts of the county' - health boss on the rise of state pension age
A PUBLIC health boss has warned that many Lancashire residents aged between 39 and 47 face an extra year in work before they get their state pension and they may not survive to enjoy it.

07/26/2017 09:00 AM
Long walk to help East Lancashire Hospice which cared
THE skills of Lancashire artists will go on display in a new exhibition in the Steward’s Gallery at Clitheroe Castle from August 8.

07/26/2017 08:42 AM
UPDATED: 'Cyclists need to know what is dangerous and what is frankly stupid behaviour' - Shock as cyclists seen weaving between lanes on the M65
TWO cyclists were caught riding down the M65.

07/26/2017 06:00 AM
UPDATED: 'We're working hard to 'strike the correct balance of fast food outlets' - say bosses as Blackburn with Darwen is revealed to have the highest proportion of takeaways in England
BLACKBURN with Darwen has the highest proportion of fast food takeaways in England, shock new data has revealed.

07/26/2017 04:00 AM
'We understand that many students at the University Centre at Blackburn College are worried that they have not yet received their results and we fully sympathise with their situation' - Senior academic speaks out on grades delays
A SENIOR academic has blamed a ‘systems issue’ for delays frustrating students awaiting final grades.

07/25/2017 05:01 PM
Clinical Commissioning Group previously branded ‘outstanding downgraded in recent review by health chiefs
A CLINICAL commissioning group previously branded as ‘outstanding’ has been downgraded in a recent review by health chiefs.

07/25/2017 04:32 PM
Digital future sign for Blackburn
BLACKBURN has got a new interactive billboard offerings prime digital advertising space at a key road junction near the town centre.

07/25/2017 10:27 AM
NOSTALGIA: Blackburn's William Bentley recalls successful mission
WHEN William Bentley witnessed what was then the biggest man made explosion of all time, it marked the success of a mission he was never to forget,

07/25/2017 07:50 AM
Former Blackburn Rovers skipper declared bankrupt
FORMER Blackburn Rovers captain Barry Ferguson has been made bankrupt with debts of more than £1.4 million.

07/25/2017 07:39 AM
Man wanted by police
POLICE are trying to find a wanted man.

07/25/2017 06:50 AM
UPDATED: Father speaks out about finding CCTV camera pointing at his daughter's bedroom
A FATHER has spoken out at the horror of finding a Blackburn Rovers CCTV camera had been pointing at his daughter’s bedroom window.

07/25/2017 04:00 AM
Can you help museum track down family of East Lancashire soldier so they can return his war medal?
A MUSEUM is trying to track down the family of a World War 1 soldier from East Lancashire to return his medal.

07/25/2017 04:00 AM
Students ‘must wait two more weeks’ for grades
DEGREE students angry at delays to their final grades have been told they may have to wait another two weeks.

07/24/2017 03:06 PM
Government's new ‘drone’ safety rules welcomed by East Lancashire model flyers as step in right direction
NEW government proposals to introduce registration and safety awareness courses for owners of small unmanned ‘drone’ aircrafts have been welcomed in East Lancashire.

07/24/2017 03:00 PM
Fun and a safety message by the banks of East Lancashire's canal
A WONDERFUL wet summer roadshow with a special safety message was in Burnley at the weekend before heading to Blackburn yesterday.

07/24/2017 01:35 PM
Police to extend knife amnesty by further week
A POLICE amnesty for people to hand in knives has been extended by a further week.

07/24/2017 12:26 PM
Appeal to find Blackburn man wanted on recall to prison
POLICE are appealing for help to find a wanted Blackburn man.

07/24/2017 11:40 AM
Missing Blackburn teenager is thought to be sleeping rough
A MISSING Blackburn teenager is thought to have travelled to Leeds.

07/24/2017 11:00 AM
Rovers Trust hope to safeguard future of club's 'world-class' training and academy facility
THE Blackburn Rovers Supporters Trust has is attempting to club's world-class training and academy facility at Brockhall.

07/24/2017 10:42 AM
Blackburn students help cancer patients by raising thousands for Rosemere Cancer Foundation
CANCER patients across Lancashire are to benefit from state-of-the-art robotic surgical equipment thanks to the fundraising efforts of youngsters at a Blackburn School.

07/24/2017 09:00 AM
PICTURES/VIDEO: Thwaites say move is on track as they reveal they have no plans for Blackburn town centre site
WORK is well under way at Thwaites new Ribble Valley home but company bosses have yet to decide what to do with their existing Star Brewery site in Blackburn.

07/24/2017 09:00 AM
Man who had sex with girl, 14, in the back of his car is jailed
A MAN who had sex with a 14-year-old girl in the back of his car has been jailed.

07/24/2017 08:01 AM
Outstanding clinical commissioning group gets good marks in NHS review
BOSSES at East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are celebrating after being recognised nationally as performing well.

07/24/2017 07:49 AM
Time is running out for tax credit claimants to renew, HMRC bosses warn
TAX credit claimants are reminded they only have one week to renew or risk having their payments stopped.

07/24/2017 04:00 AM
'In the face of intolerable suffering I am being denied any say over how and when I die' - former St Wilfrid's head boy speaks of High Court struggle
THE former head boy of a Blackburn school has asked the High Court for the 'right to die' has spoken of his 'intolerable suffering'.

07/24/2017 04:00 AM
Walk with an Angel event in memory of Darwen woman aims to smash stigma around suicide
A CHARITY walk started in memory of a 21-year-old woman who took her own life is to be held next week.

07/24/2017 04:00 AM
MP backs new ‘Save our Parks’ petition
BLACKBURN MP Kate Hollern has pledged to press the government to protect parks across East Lancashire and the UK after being presented with a petition signed by more than 300,000 people.

07/23/2017 07:32 PM
Darwen man hurt in Grane Road accident
A MAN from Darwen was injured in an accident on the Grane Road out of Blackburn this evening.

07/23/2017 02:00 PM
Schools say emotional farewell to deputy head who has served school for 28 years
A DEPUTY head teacher said she will miss the ‘wonderful pupils, staff and parents’ after retiring after 28 years.

07/23/2017 12:39 PM
Man living in supported accommodation in Accrington armed himself with a knife during a dispute with the father of another resident
A 22-YEAR-OLD man living in supported accommodation armed himself with a knife during a dispute with the father of another resident.

07/23/2017 10:51 AM
Hundreds of families head to Blackburn's Witton Park as the fair roles into town
HUNDREDS of children met their cartoon heroes as the fair returned to town.

07/23/2017 09:01 AM
East Lancashire's health trust is praised for savings
A LEADING health reform expert this week came to East Lancashire to see the local hospital trust’s work to save cash on purchasing drugs and equipment.

07/23/2017 04:00 AM
Blackburn manhunt continues as railway sex attacks rise across the UK
SEXUAL offences on trains have been revealed to have more than doubled in five years nationally, just days after police issued a CCTV image of a man suspected of indecent assault on a service through East Lancashire.

07/22/2017 08:10 PM
Armed police called to Blackburn after man allegedly threatens neighbour with firearm
ARMED police were called to Blackburn after a man allegedly threatened his neighbour with a firearm.

07/22/2017 08:34 AM
UPDATE: Man remains 'critical' after late-night town centre collision
A MAN remained critically injured in hospital today after being cut free from a car involved in a late-night two vehicle collision.

07/22/2017 04:00 AM
Parents of boy who lost a tooth after being punched in the face three times call for school to protect their son
THE parents of a seven-year-old boy said he was punched three times in the face and lost a tooth after being attacked by a bully at school.

07/21/2017 05:03 PM
Degree students still waiting for results two weeks after result day at Blackburn College University Centre
A COLLEGE has told of its 'disappointment and regret' as frustrated students await their delayed results.