Campaigners win fight to reduce speed limits on Wilpshire roads

This Is Lancashire: 20mph speed limit to be introduced

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE speed limit on two Wilpshire ‘rat run’ roads is set to be lowered following a long running campaign.

MURDER PROBE: Blackburn man died of single stab wound, police reveal

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN who died after suffering fatal injuries at a house in Blackburn was stabbed, murder probe police have confirmed.

VIDEO: Clarets fan takes on 'Ice Bucket Challenge' in New York

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A CLARETS fan living in New York has joined an internet celebrity craze where people pour buckets of ice cold water over themselves for charity.

LUCKY LYNDA: Blackburn bingo enthusiast wins dream holiday

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LUCKY bingo enthusiast has won a dream holiday for two after winning a national competition through her local club.

Blackburn Mall spending up - but fewer visiting

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Mall

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

VISITOR numbers fell at Blackburn’s main town centre shopping hub last year - but bosses believe spending has gone up.

Complex £4million roadworks get underway in Blackburn

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

MAJOR works starting this week to improve one of Blackburn’s most complex road systems will be well worth any disruption, borough transport boss Maureen Bateson has promised.

'FREE PALASTINE' painted on historic Blackburn landmarks

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

COMMUNITY leaders have condemned a gang who painted ‘Free Palastine’ on historic Blackburn landmarks.

UPDATED: Tributes to 'highly regarded' RAF veteran killed in motorbike crash

This Is Lancashire:

10:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE family of a "highly regarded" RAF veteran have paid tribute after he was killed in a motorbike crash.

Biker from East Lancashire killed near Darwen

This Is Lancashire:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was killed in a crash on the A666 out of Darwen last night.

Fun for all as clowns roll into Chorley

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A fortnight of fun in Chorley town centre kicks off this week with shoppers being entertained throughout the last two weeks of August.

New Burnley free school set to open next month - but it could only be a third full

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

A NEW free school is set to open in Burnley next month but will only be around a third full, according to the charity behind it.

Live GCSE results day

This Is Lancashire:

7:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of students all over Bury are getting their GCSE results today.

Live GCSE results day

This Is Lancashire:

7:48am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of students all over Bolton are getting their GCSE results today.

Mum with cancer and her carer daughter given first ever holiday to Pontins

This Is Lancashire:

11:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

A MUM with incurable cancer and her daughter are to enjoy their first holiday away together thanks to a Bolton charity.

200 flock to Edgworth Horticultural Society’s annual show

This Is Lancashire:

8:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

GREENFINGERED guests had a blooming marvellous day out at Edgworth Horticultural Society’s annual show.

Ladybridge teacher aiming to be top 3D printing teacher for second year running

This Is Lancashire:

8:09am Thursday 21st August 2014

A HIGH school teacher is aiming to become the UK’s number one teacher of 3D printing — for the second year running.

UPDATED: Man dies in motorbike crash on A666 near Egerton

This Is Lancashire:

6:07pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been killed in a road crash near Egerton.

Tributes paid after death of Chorley mother and her toddler

This Is Lancashire:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tributes have been paid to a woman and toddler who were found dead at their home in Chorley.

‘Steely’ Blackburn landlady dies at 92

This Is Lancashire:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an East Lancashire landlady, who died at the age of 92.

Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy gets 1958 World Cup cap

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CLARETS legend Jimmy McIlroy has finally been recognised for his role in one of his country’s greatest football achievements – more than half a century on.

VIDEO: Watch moment large road sweeper collides with parked car in Blackburn - then drives off

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THIS is the moment a road sweeper collided with a car parked at the side of the road.

Migrant to be deported after Home Office immigration swoop in Blackburn

This Is Lancashire: Immigration officials have been questioning the couple

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 29-YEAR-OLD man is to be deported after being found to be in the country illegally.

Burnley teen Declan Edwards found hanged after drugs binge, inquest hears

This Is Lancashire: Declan Edwards, 16,

6:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BURNLEY teenager who sparked a major search was found hanged after a weekend drink and drugs binge, an inquest heard.

Burnley troublemaker could face jail after shining torch at police helicopter

This Is Lancashire:

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TROUBLEMAKER once dubbed ‘The Joker’ could be facing jail after trying to shine a torch at a police helicopter in Burnley.

Redevelopment will follow demolition of Chorley building

This Is Lancashire: Coun Peter Wilson

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A derelict former children’s home which has blighted a neighbourhood for decades is set to be bulldozed to make way for affordable housing for local people.

Chance to take on ex-world champion Mark Webster in Nelson

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NELSON residents will have the chance to take on former darts world champion Mark Webster next week.

Ex-Claret is new face of mental health charity Mind

This Is Lancashire: Clarke Carlisle on his first day at Bootham Crescent talks with The Press’ York City  reporter Dave Flett

2:10pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CLARKE Carlisle, the former Clarets skipper, has been named as a new ambassador for leading mental health charity Mind.

Community united in grief after shock Blackburn death

This Is Lancashire:

1:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MOURNERS gathered at Jamia Ghosia Mosque in Chester Street, Audley, near Bilal Saddique’s family home, to offer up prayers yesterday.

Mystery as dog walker attacks woman in Little Hulton

This Is Lancashire:

5:19pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A DOG walker attacked a woman as she was out walking in Little Hulton.

Acrington post office closes for major revamp

This Is Lancashire:

3:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ACCRINGTON Post Office will close for two weeks while it undergoes an extensive renovation.

Teaching assistant named one of best school gardeners in country

This Is Lancashire:

12:18pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEN gardener Lynn Clarkson is blooming after being hailed as one of the top school gardeners in the country.

Bolton parents to save £3.5 million as thousands of kids get free school meals from September

This Is Lancashire: Tasty: School dinners are horse meat free

11:31am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THOUSANDS of youngsters in Bolton will get free school meals from September — with parents set to save £3.5 million.

Search starts for the best of the best at Bolton Town Hall

This Is Lancashire:

9:35am Wednesday 20th August 2014

READERS of The Bolton News have the opportunity to crown a winner in the Bolton’s Best 2014 awards.

Police appeal for witnesses of Belmont crash

This Is Lancashire:

8:53am Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses of a crash in Belmont that left two women in hospital.

Can you crack colonel’s war code that is still unsolved after almost 100 years?

This Is Lancashire:

5:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VISITORS to Bury Art Museum are being given the opportunity to crack a code which has remained unsolved for nearly a century.

Spaces available on Mount Kilimanjaro trek

This Is Lancashire:

11:36am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A GROUP of volunteers are inviting people to join them on a trek up Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Bolton Hospice.

Man dies after Morrisons car park smash

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POLICE officers in Nelson are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man died following a collision in a supermarket car park yesterday.

Blackburn estate to get £3.5m ‘community hub’

This Is Lancashire:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NEW £3.5million community hub is to be built at Blackburn’s Shadsworth Estate.

Ring and ride changes will leave elderly isolated, warns MP

This Is Lancashire: Bury South MP Ivan Lewis

5:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PETITION has been launched by an MP calling on changes to a ring and ride service to be scrapped because campaigners say it will leave the elderly isolated.

Woman injured after being hit by firework in Blackburn

This Is Lancashire: East Lancashire's critical care patients at risk following ambulance figures

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A WOMAN escaped serious harm after being hit by a firework thrown by a gang of youths.

Burnley warehouse worker denies possessing criminal property

This Is Lancashire: Failed businessman made £130,000 growing cannabis in factories for gang

11:02am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A STORAGE company employee had no idea his boss was using a warehouse to stash drugs money, a court has heard.

Shock as gang smash into Blackburn nurseries stealing thousands of pounds

This Is Lancashire:

6:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A GANG smashed their way into five children’s nurseries to steal thousands of pounds in cash and laptop computers.

Gruelling bike ride boosts care funds

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Big-hearted volunteers from two local firms raised more than £14,000 Sue Ryder Cuerden Hall by cycling the difficult and challenging 170-mile-long ‘Way of the Roses’.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after collision in Burnley

This Is Lancashire:

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital following a collision.

Rats scare behind Darwen superstores

This Is Lancashire:

4:06pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A GINNEL that runs close to two national supermarket chains in Darwen town centre has been labelled a ‘health risk’ after a resident saw a rat nearby.

Burnley fans’ mosaic shows pride as club returns to Premier League

This Is Lancashire:

3:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE Clarets were welcomed back to the big time last night as fans declared to the world their pride in ‘Our Turf’.

UPDATED: Car plunges down embankment near Belmont

This Is Lancashire:

11:19am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A CAR plunged down an embankment near Belmont after the driver "tried to overtake another vehicle".

Phil Neville's wife Julie strips off naked to promote new health shop

This Is Lancashire:

5:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE wife of one of Bury’s most famous footballing personalities has stripped off to celebrate the opening of her health and nutrition store in Manchester.

Footballing fans’ goal is helping little Mila

This Is Lancashire: Bury Times news

5:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE new football season is now kicking in — and fans are getting into the spirit in aid of a little girl.

Dementia care plan for Blackburn care home

This Is Lancashire: There will be a special ‘Quiet Area’ at the Show, where family members or carers can leave a person with dementia in a calm environment supported by a specialist team

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

BLACKBURN’S Linden House Care Home is set to almost double in size if councillors approve a major extension on Thursday.







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