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Seddon director Christopher Seddon dies aged 73

Building firm director Christopher Seddon dies aged 73

SNIP: Mark Vandercan shaves Dave Hartigan's hair after donating £10 (held by Sally Ward) during the Brave The Shave Fundraising event at the Spread Eagle pub in Bromley Cross

Pub regular Dave has charity head shave ahead of cancer treatment — after growing his locks for 10 years

PILLS: Some of the drugs police believe may be involved.

Bolton revellers heard ‘talk of drugs’ at festival which saw teenager die and seven people – including Bolton 29-year-old – hospitalised

WORRIES: The two Metrolink employees who feature in the video

Caught on video - Metrolink bosses discuss how staffing issues could 'grind the network to a halt'

DIVISIVE: Belgian expert Goedele Liekens has some controversial methods when it comes to sex education

School slammed over ‘inappropriate’ role with explicit Channel 4 show discussing hard-core porn and sexual pleasure

Gornall, 39, of Brownhill Drive, Blackburn, pleaded guilty to driving with excess alcohol

Blackburn man celebrating promotion failed breathalyser after driving back to pay bar tab - then lost his job...

The Home Office contracts out the job of accommodating asylum seekers to private companies

Asylum seekers smuggled through Calais housed in Lancashire at taxpayer’s expense

Kevin Coates

POLICE APPEAL: Have you seen this man who could be in Blackburn or Darwen?

STOLEN: A sat nav

BEEN ROBBED? Police discover hoard of stolen goods in Blackburn arrest

FIERCE: The intense flames at the height of the fire

FIREBALL: Man held on suspicion of arson after huge blaze devastates historic Blackburn mill

GIG: Cilla Black at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, in 1981

Blackburn band knocked off number one spot by Cilla Black pay tribute to singer

The offender used a brick to smash a window to gain entry

POLICE APPEAL: Witnesses sought after Blackburn house break-in

Thieves struck twice in Manchester Road in just 12 hours on Saturday

Two homes in same street hit in 12-hour weekend theft spree

Police arrest three men after gang spotted lurking in back gardens

Police arrest three men after gang spotted lurking in back gardens

MISSED: Former headteacher Kenneth Bretherton

Tributes paid to popular Blackburn headteacher and police officer

Sport

Dan Agyei

Burnley sign AFC Wimbledon striker Dan Agyei

Expect Burnley to become a major force in world football over the next 1,000 years

Burnley set to become the most successful club in England - according to Football Manager...

DETERMINED: Tendayi Darikwa, who made his Clarets debut on Saturday, is ready to challenge Matt Lowton to be Burnley’s number one right back

Burnley new boy Tendayi Darikwa keen to make right back position his own

Rudy Gestede

Tim Sherwood: Aston Villa have got a bargain from Blackburn Rovers in Rudy Gestede

Elland Road

Burnley tie with Leeds United set to be shown across Africa

Fode Koita and Sacha Petshi

Blackburn Rovers reveal squad numbers ahead of season opener

Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer targets new signings

Adam Le Fondre

Adam Le Fondre on verge of signing for Blackburn Rovers' opening day opponents Wolves

Fredrik Ulvestad was injured on Saturday

Burnley midfielder Fredrik Ulvestad avoids serious injury

DOWN AND OUT: Fredrik Ulvestad went off for an X-ray just four minutes after coming on as a second half substitute in Michael Duff’s testimonial

Injury blow for Burnley ahead of Leeds United trip

Rudy Gestede

Gary Bowyer: Blackburn Rovers have lost an unbelievable striker in Rudy Gestede

Colin Hendry

Former Blackburn Rovers defender admits bombarding ex-girlfriend with texts and throwing stones at her window

PRAISE: Dyche and Michael Duff

Sean Dyche backs veteran defender Michael Duff to play major role at Burnley

Chris Taylor

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Chris Taylor to miss start of season after groin operation

National Sport

Rio Ferdinand believes John Stones, pictured, would fit in perfectly at Manchester United

Rio urges Stones to join United

Chuba Akpom has joined Arsenal team-mate Isaac Hayden on loan at Hull

Akpom completes Hull move

UK Sport chief Liz Nicholl has warned any Brits found to be doping will be stripped of funding for life

Dopers would face life funding ban

Gareth Bale's form has dipped since winning the Champions League in the summer of 2014

Robson backs Bale for United

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