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07/20/2018 01:42 PM
Blackburn would-be car raider caught in the act
A HOUSEHOLDER disturbed late at night looked out to see a man trying the door of his car.

07/20/2018 01:01 PM
Network aims to hit new goals as Hive eyes future
IN a month where the phrase “football’s coming home” has been on everyone’s lips, Blackburn Rovers is aiming to be a second home for the community.

07/20/2018 12:06 PM
Busy night for police in East Lancashire as calls flood in and arrests made
A HIGH number of calls flooded into police as they endured a busy time last night.

07/20/2018 12:01 PM
Vampire bid for global success
FROM testing their own flavours to heading a multi-million pound vaping business, the last six years have been something of a blur for the boys from Vampire Vape.

07/20/2018 11:40 AM
Al-Hayat celebrating diversity and social integration
STUDENTS from Al-Hayat Language Centre celebrated their achievements in learning English and integrating into British society.

07/20/2018 10:54 AM
LETTER: I'm so upset with Rovers' new kit it put me off match
I ATTENDED the Rovers v Liverpool game last night at Ewood Park and was shocked by the significant changes to the new Rovers kit.

07/20/2018 09:02 AM
It’s all about the mix as firm aims for the right balance
YOUTH is definitely the key word for a chartered accountancy business preparing to celebrate its centenary.

07/20/2018 05:09 AM
REVEALED: Fraud investigations carried out by Blackburn with Darwen Council
STEPS to investigate fraud concerning Blackburn with Darwen Council last year have been revealed.

07/20/2018 04:43 AM
Switch to long-term borrowing plan mooted for council
RISING interest rates could lead to Blackburn with Darwen Council reverting to long-term borrowing.

07/20/2018 04:34 AM
Shadsworth student, 21, achieves first at University of Oxford
A HISTORY student from Shadsworth who achieved a first at Oxford University said she hopes to inspire other pupils from East Lancashire to study there.

07/20/2018 04:11 AM
Takeaway rules bid is approved by Lancashire County Council
LANCASHIRE County Council will write to district local authorities councils urging them introduce tough new guidelines for approving planning applications for fast food takeaways.

07/20/2018 04:09 AM
'Don't repair our road' residents tell council
RESIDENTS have complained to a council about the state of the road surface in their street - because engineers are due to resurface it!

07/20/2018 04:03 AM
East Lancashire hospitals held up by bed-blockers
BEDS are being occupied by patients who no longer need to stay in hospital, new figures have revealed.

07/20/2018 04:01 AM
REPORT: Complaints about 'temperature' on Royal Blackburn Hospital children's ward
MORE blankets or fans are needed to tackle concerns about the temperature in a children’s ward in a hospital.

07/20/2018 04:01 AM
MP advice
BLACKBURN MP, Kate Hollern, will hold two advice surgeries for constituents today (FRI). She will be at Blackburn Town Hall from 3pm to 4pm and at Audley Sports and Community Centre from 4.30pm to 5.30pm. No appointment is required.

07/19/2018 11:11 AM
Partner of man stabbed in stomach in Blackburn attack speaks out
THE partner of a man who was stabbed in the stomach in an unprovoked attack has told of her husband’s frightening ordeal.

07/19/2018 10:31 AM
Bid to block £10m Blackburn cinema project fails
THE council chief behind a multi-million pound cinema plan said the scheme was a “calculated risk worth taking” as moves to halt the development failed.

07/19/2018 09:48 AM
Steep rise in personal insolvencies in Blackburn and Darwen
The rate of personal insolvencies in Blackburn has significantly increased over the last two years, official data has revealed.

07/19/2018 09:26 AM
Man taken to hospital after Blackburn car crash
A MAN was taken to hospital after a two car crash left a road blocked.

07/19/2018 04:25 AM
Blackburn yob knocked out 10-year-old girl's tooth with beer can missile
A 10-YEAR-OLD girl was hit on the head with a full can of beer when a man threw it at his brother and missed.

07/19/2018 04:15 AM
'I'll use this door lock as a knuckleduster'
A MAN who was carrying a door lock when he was challenged by police told them it could be used as a knuckleduster.

07/19/2018 04:15 AM
Irresponsible drivers 'putting lives at risk' outside primary school
COMPLAINTS are being made about inconsiderate parents who park on a roundabout outside a school.

07/19/2018 04:05 AM
Don't leave kids 'home alone' plea to parents
A COUNCIL children's services boss has joined the NSPCC in warning parents of the dangers of leaving the offspring home alone during summer holidays.

07/19/2018 04:04 AM
Cathedral events to mark end of conflict
BLACKBURN Cathedral has released details of its commemorations of the end of the First World War.

07/19/2018 04:04 AM
Cyclists saddle up for epic 1,000km charity bike ride to France
A GROUP of hardy cyclists have saddled up for an epic bike ride to France in a bid to raise cash for a good cause.

07/19/2018 04:03 AM
Homes scheme for old church
PLANS to knock down a 19th century church to make way for seven homes have been revealed.

07/18/2018 11:00 PM
New Blackburn superstore opening date revealed
ICELAND has announced its new Food Warehouse in Blackburn will open in September creating 30 jobs.

07/18/2018 04:02 PM
Blues Bar's revamp before Reds visit
BLACKBURN Rovers' Blues Bar has undergone a £50,000 makeover as they look ahead to a new season in the Championship.

07/18/2018 06:53 AM
Motorist caught with no MOT, insurance and tax driving 'erratically' in town centre
AN 'erratically' driven car was stopped in Blackburn town centre by police

07/18/2018 06:42 AM
Firefighters called to grass fire in Blackburn
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a grass fire near the Knuzden Brook.

07/18/2018 05:03 AM
Woman, 47, flees after man exposes himself on public path
A WOMAN has spoken out after a man sexually exposed himself in front of her on a public path.

07/18/2018 04:07 AM
Work to resurface Blackburn with Darwen roads to take place next week
NINETEEN roads across Blackburn with Darwen Borough will be resurfaced next week to repair damage caused the severe winter.

07/18/2018 04:04 AM
'Ban takeaways near schools' call
LANCASHIRE’S district councils are being urged to follow Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn by using the planning system to ban new hot fast food outlets near schools.

07/18/2018 04:03 AM
School hols childcare costing £133 a week
PARENTS are now shelling out £133 a week per child on average for childcare during the school holidays, a report has found.

07/18/2018 04:00 AM
1,000 in Blackburn and Darwen 'with new sex superbug'
MORE than 1,000 people in Blackburn with Darwen could be carrying a sexually transmitted ‘superbug’ which can leave women infertile.

07/18/2018 03:54 AM
Man brandishes knife in street before fighting another man over alleged burglary
A MAN brandished a knife in a street before fighting with another man over a row about an alleged burglary, a court heard.

07/17/2018 01:43 PM
'Lessons must be learned' call from Blackburn tank blast soldier's widow
THE widow of one of a Blackburn soldier killed in a tank blast on a live-firing range, after a key design flaw went undetected, has said “lessons must be learned” from the deadly incident.

07/17/2018 12:01 PM
Lister gives Rocket Centre a boost
AN iconic building is to get a huge boost when it becomes the HQ for one of the region’s biggest automotive firms as part of its £10million expansion plans.

07/17/2018 10:57 AM
Warning as fraudsters con four residents out of £100k
FOUR residents have been conned out of £100,000 by telephone scammers.

07/17/2018 10:36 AM
Blackburn sports day raises over £800
TWO businesses organised a sports day that raised over £800 for the East Lancashire Hospice.

07/17/2018 06:48 AM
Water supplier United Utilities sets date for hosepipe ban
UNITED Utilities have announced they are going to introduce a temporary hosepipe ban across most of the North West on August 5.

07/17/2018 04:36 AM
NOSTALGIA: Blackburn's strange history of babies christened 'Doctor'
BRITISH historian based in Italy Simon Young has just completed some lesser-known Blackburn-related custom dating back to the 1700s regarding an unusual first name given to some baby boys. Here are his findings...

07/17/2018 04:15 AM
Public allowed into crunch Blackburn cinema meeting
PART of a last-ditch bid to stop Blackburn’s Reel Cinema development will be open to the press and public.

07/17/2018 04:07 AM
Smokers urged to stop lighting up on Royal Blackburn Hospital site
SMOKERS have been urged to stop ‘inappropriately’ smoking on a hospital site where it is banned.

07/17/2018 04:05 AM
Councils face losing battle tackling pothole problem
COUNCILS are not winning the battle against potholes as related vehicle breakdowns between April and June reached a three-year high, a motoring organisation has warned.

07/17/2018 04:04 AM
Plans for further £1.5m boost for centre
A £1.5MILLION investment programme will begin in Blackburn town centre if the renewal process for the Business Improvement District’s next five-year term is successful.

07/17/2018 04:02 AM
Residents opt to go online for council tax payments
MORE than 6,500 residents of Blackburn with Darwen now go online to check and pay their council tax bills.

07/17/2018 04:02 AM
Duke celebrates student's dramatic impact
A FORMER pupil of Bowland High School in Grindleton and Blackburn's St Mary’s College has been honoured by Prince Andrew.

07/17/2018 04:01 AM
Darwen's tribute to the World War One fallen proves a great draw to remembrance
A NEW memorial to the 1,300 men and women of a town who lost their lives in World War One is proving a major attraction for visitors.

07/16/2018 04:01 AM
Drivers face traffic delays before green light given to opening of business park service area
THE sliproads for Blackburn’s Junction 6 of the M65 will be shut at night for seven days from August 13 to allow the opening of the first part of a £100million business park the following week.