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05/30/2017 06:43 AM
IN PICTURES: Taking a trip down memory lane at Blackburn primary schools...
WE have gone back to school today to try to stir happy memories for our readers.

05/30/2017 05:00 AM
Woman spat at man on street
A 28-YEAR-OLD woman laughed after spitting on a total stranger as the passed in the street.

05/30/2017 04:00 AM
Community 10K run organised in memory of Manchester terror attack
A COMMUNITY 5K run has been organised in memory of the Manchester terror attacks.

05/29/2017 11:00 AM
Celebration planned at restaurant to mark the 400th anniversary of King James I knighting 'Sirloin' steak
A WEEK long celebration is to take place at a Hoghton restaurant to mark the 400th anniversary of King James I knighting a piece of beef – creating the first ‘Sirloin’ steak.

05/29/2017 07:40 AM
IN PICTURES: Are these the 20 photos the worst examples of poor parking in East Lancashire?
IT is a pet hate for all motorists....poor parking.

05/29/2017 07:30 AM
Man arrested by police on suspicion of making threats to kill
A MAN from Blackburn has been arrested by police on suspicion of making threats to kill.

05/29/2017 07:10 AM
UPDATED: Stand-off between man on Blackburn roof and police ends
POLICE have sealed off an area of Blackburn after a man climbed onto the roof of a house.

05/29/2017 06:00 AM
New deal is struck for obesity surgery in East Lancashire
HEALTH bosses in East Lancashire have drafted in expertise from the Midlands to deal with morbidly obese patients.

05/29/2017 05:00 AM
Blackburn private hospital’s clean bill of health
ONE of the leading private hospital providers in East Lancashire has been given a clean bill of health.

05/29/2017 05:00 AM
Drunk woman attacked sister while holding baby
A DRUNKEN 22-year-old woman had her eight-month-old baby in one arm while she was attacking her sister with the other.

05/28/2017 02:41 PM
Man wore brown paper bag from McDonalds on head to burgle restaurant
A 39-YEAR-OLD man was caught on CCTV searching the McDonalds in King Street, Blackburn, wearing one of the chain's famous brown paper bags over his head.

05/27/2017 09:58 AM
Driver who failed a drug test blamed cannabis cookies he had inadvertently eaten at a barbecue
A 39-YEAR-OLD motorist who failed a drug test blamed cannabis cookies he had inadvertently eaten at a barbecue.

05/27/2017 04:00 AM
Charity dance night to remember ‘lovely’ girl and commemorate her birthday
A CHARITY dance evening is to take place to celebrate what would have been the birthday of a ‘lovely and fantastic’ girl.

05/27/2017 04:00 AM
Blackburn charity launches global feeding campaign during Ramadhan
A CHARITY has launched a global feeding campaign aiming to spread peace and feed starving people across the world.

05/27/2017 04:00 AM
Dangerous driver jailed after leading police on chase which ended in him smashing another car into a shop
A 'DANGEROUS' driver who led police on a chase which ended in him smashing another car into a shop front has been jailed.

05/26/2017 12:30 PM
'Vengeful' company director jailed for more than nine years after subjecting his former partner to a 'horrific' attack
A 'VENGEFUL' company director who subjected his former partner to a 'horrific' attack in her home has been jailed for nine years and seven months.

05/26/2017 09:50 AM
Hey Mr. Mayor you can't park there! Hypocrisy row over mayoral car parking on double-yellow lines
A NEW mayor has been accused of 'rank hypocrisy' after his official car was spotted parked on double yellow lines outside his village home.

05/26/2017 04:00 AM
'Manipulative' paedophile jailed for five years
A ‘MANIPULATIVE’ paedophile groomed a teenage girl by giving her cannabis before going on to have sex with her.

05/25/2017 01:20 PM
UPDATED: No injuries to motorists involved in four-car crash on motorway
EMERGENCY services are at the scene of what is thought to be a four-vehicle crash on the M65 this morning.

05/25/2017 01:10 PM
UPDATED: 'Something needs to be done before someone is injured or killed' - Watch as run-away car ploughs into travel agents
THIS is the moment a car rolled back and crashed into a shop in Blackburn.

05/25/2017 11:00 AM
Cafe popular with commuters could be transformed
A CAFE that has served commuters for almost 80 years could reopen later this year after being transformed.

05/25/2017 09:00 AM
Plans being drawn up to mark the 175th anniversary of a riot by textile workers in Blackburn
PLANS are being put together to mark the 175th anniversary of a riot by textile workers in Blackburn.

05/25/2017 09:00 AM
Brewery worker praised for worth ethic
A LONG-STANDING Thwaites employee has been rewarded for the support he has shown to his colleagues over his career with the beer giant.

05/25/2017 06:00 AM
Figure8Fashion boss hoping to bring jobs to Blackburn meets college students
A BUSINESSMAN has been 'overwhelmed' by the interest shown since he announced plans to bring 200 jobs to Blackburn.

05/25/2017 04:00 AM
Football club builds and names stand in memory of manager
THE manager of an amateur football club, who died from an aggressive rare form of cancer, has been honoured.

05/25/2017 04:00 AM
Blackburn and Pendle bus service changes anger passengers
TRANSDEV has come under fire over changes to bus services in Blackburn and Pendle following cuts to subsidies it receives.

05/24/2017 12:57 PM
Police warnings after two 'asian gold' type burglaries in Blackburn
TWO burglaries took place in Blackburn on Tuesday targeting Asian gold.

05/24/2017 09:00 AM
Woman arrested for assaulting friend after passersby heard cries for help
A MEMBER of the public alerted police after hearing a woman screaming for help.

05/24/2017 06:33 AM
'We'll never let them win' - East Lancashire stands against terrorism
POLITICAL and religious leaders across East Lancashire have appealed for communities to stand together in the face on Monday night's Manchester Arena bombing.

05/24/2017 06:18 AM
Elton John gig to go ahead, amid security checks after Manchester Arena bombing
ELTON John's Ewood Park concert is set to go ahead next month subject to a security review.

05/24/2017 04:00 AM
Water leak is 'wrecking' home, Blackburn dad claims
A DAD has said he is worried for the health of his children because of a continuing water leak which is ‘wrecking’ his home.

05/23/2017 09:17 AM
Police concerned over missing man's welfare
A MISSING man could be in Blackburn, police said.

05/23/2017 09:00 AM
Wilko's set to employ 50 staff in Blackburn this summer
DISCOUNT retail giant Wilko has revealed its new Blackburn store will employ more than 50 staff as progress towards a summer opening is well on track.

05/23/2017 09:00 AM
Big Tribute Event will raise money to help mum-of-two battling cancer
A TRIBUTE event is to be held to raise money for a mum-of-two battling cancer.

05/23/2017 09:00 AM
Motorist who crashed through a garden fence was found to be nearly four times the legal drink drive limit
A 51-YEAR-OLD motorist who crashed through a garden fence was found to be nearly four times the legal drink drive limit.

05/23/2017 09:00 AM
'If she continues to live where she is she may not see the end of the year, it's that sad and it's that stark' - shoplifter's defence lawyer said
A 48-YEAR-OLD woman said to be killing herself through drink was given a final chance to change her life.

05/23/2017 09:00 AM
Martholme Greenway bridges built by Blackburn College students set to be installed
TWO new footbridges that have been built by students are set to installed in the Ribble Valley.

05/23/2017 08:20 AM
Three members of an organised crime ring convicted of their roles in the supply of drugs after £1.3million of heroin was found stitched into clothing in a suitcase at Manchester Airport
THREE members of an organised crime ring have been convicted of their roles in the supply of drugs after £1.3million of heroin was found stitched into clothing in a suitcase at Manchester Airport.

05/23/2017 04:00 AM
Prostitute accused of bludgeoning her 71-year-old lover to death told a friend he had gone on a fishing trip, a court heard
A STREET prostitute accused of bludgeoning her 71-year-old lover to death told a friend he had gone on a fishing trip, a court heard.

05/22/2017 05:00 PM
Activities to be staged at Blackburn Museum for Refugee Week
A REFUGEE Week celebration event will take place next month.

05/22/2017 02:39 PM
Three men injured in alleged Blackburn assault
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after three men were injured following an alleged assault in Blackburn.

05/22/2017 01:41 PM
CCTV appeal after Good Samaritan had purse stolen
POLICE have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to after with a purse theft in Darwen.

05/22/2017 11:00 AM
UPDATED: Child taken to Alder Hey Hospital by helicopter after suffering 'trauma' injuries
THE North West Air Ambulance took a child to Alder Hey Hospital earlier this morning.

05/22/2017 09:50 AM
'Dangerous' man who had sex with a teenage runaway is jailed for 40 months
A DANGEROUS man who had sex with a teenage runaway has been jailed.

05/22/2017 09:00 AM
‘Not being able to hear doesn’t hold me back’ - Deaf chef talks about cooking up success
The inner workings of a professional kitchen is alien territory for most of us - even more so if you are deaf or hard of hearing. Lancashire Telegraph reporter NEIL ATHEY has been to visit the East Lancashire Deaf Society’s Courthouse Restaurant to find out how it’s chefs get around the problem...

05/22/2017 09:00 AM
East Lancashire hospitals pair set for royal gathering
TWO long-serving members of staff at the Royal Blackburn Hospital will soon find themselves in some truly regal surroundings.

05/22/2017 07:58 AM
Crews put out large rubbish fire in Blackburn
FIREFIGHTERS tackled a large rubbish fire in Blackburn on Sunday night.

05/22/2017 06:00 AM
Mayors clash in angry Darwen market spat over traders
A BITTER new row has broken out over the closure and proposed demolition of Darwen's three-day market.

05/22/2017 04:00 AM
Airline’s coffee venture flying into Blackburn and Burnley town centres
THE first two Northern outlets of budget airline easyJet’s coffee shop offshoot are set to land in Blackburn and Burnley this summer.

05/22/2017 04:00 AM
Neighbours waging war on litter louts after chipping in to buy CCTV cameras to catch them in the act
NEIGHBOURS are waging war on litter louts after chipping in to buy CCTV cameras to catch them in the act.