Protest outside Blackburn Tesco

This Is Lancashire:

10:01pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CROWD of people have once again gathered outside Blackburn’s Tesco superstore to raise awareness of the situation in Palestine.

Drink drive East Lancs mum drove 35 miles with children in back

This Is Lancashire: Police warning after thefts in car parks

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A WOMAN with two young children in the back of her car drove more than 35 miles along busy motorways while three times over the drink-drive limit.

Blackburn colleagues at Bowker BMW scoop £20,000 on Lotto Raffle

This Is Lancashire:

3:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEAM of valeters at a Blackburn car dealership have cleaned up – after scooping £20,000 on the National Lottery.

MP demands changes after Royal Blackburn Hospital patient death

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN MP is calling for changes at Royal Blackburn Hospital after a cancer sufferer died after waiting for treatment in the A&E department.

UPDATED: Young woman found dead in Rivington reservoir named

This Is Lancashire:

11:35am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE young woman found drowned in Rivington Reservoir had a tragic life, it has emerged.

Police: We got it wrong about Blackburn anti-Israel Tesco banner

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE have admitted wrongly ordering the removal of a banner calling for a boycott of Tesco from a Blackburn building.

Family of former Blackburn journalist killed in Malaysia Airlines crash ‘hoping and praying’ body can be laid to rest

This Is Lancashire:

9:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

FRIENDS and family of one-time Blackburn journalist Glenn Thomas who was killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash in the Ukraine are ‘hoping and praying’ for the early return of his remains, an ex-colleague said.

‘Despicable’ Darwen thief jailed for six years

This Is Lancashire:

9:29am Thursday 31st July 2014

A ‘TRULY despicable’ career criminal who burgled three East Lancashire homes has been sent to prison.

Parks fly Green Flag for South Ribble

This Is Lancashire: Wild flowers in Brintons Park

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Three of South Ribble’s parks have retained their Green Flag status hot on the heels of the announcement of a major new park for the borough.

UPDATED: Pane of glass falls 10 feet onto shopper in main entrance of Harwood Morrisons

This Is Lancashire:

8:26pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PANE of glass fell on a stunned shopper as he was standing in the entrance to the Morrisons supermarket in Harwood.

Bury will come to standstill as town remembers World War One

This Is Lancashire:

9:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

BURY will come to a standstill as the town marks the centenary of the start of World War One.

Former host of TV’s Bullseye Jim Bowen set to return to limelight in Clitheroe

This Is Lancashire: ILL Jim Bowen

3:50pm Thursday 31st July 2014

COMEDIAN Jim Bowen is back on ‘the circuit’ three years after he suffered two strokes.

Rethink delays plan for whitehall wetland habitat

This Is Lancashire:

3:59pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WORK to turn a former reservoir into a local beauty spot has been put on hold pending a review.

Visitors’ plea at old Blackburn cemetery before World War One anniversary

This Is Lancashire:

3:51pm Thursday 31st July 2014

COUNCIL bosses have come under fire for the state of war graves in Blackburn Old Cemetery just days before Monday’s centenary of the 1914/1918 conflict.

Feast of food and fun for Blackburn homeless

This Is Lancashire:

3:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

KIND-hearted volunteers turned a Blackburn car park into a street party for homeless people last night.

Essa Academy appoints new head after departure of Showk Badat

This Is Lancashire:

3:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ESSA Academy has appointed the deputy headteacher as principal after the sudden departure of Showk Badat in December last year.

Burnley pays respects to wartime soldier

This Is Lancashire:

3:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGE soldier who was killed a week before the end of the First World War has been remembered at a ceremony at Burnley Town Hall.

Thornleigh pupils design app to help deli counter shoppers

This Is Lancashire:

1:44pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HOW often do you leave the deli counter with too much or too little of the foods on offer?

Three week bins plan for Bury 'railroaded through'

This Is Lancashire:

12:37pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for Bury householders to become the first in England to have their grey bins emptied once every three weeks have been “railroaded though”, it has been claimed.

Veterans currently showing off therapeutic artworks in Mill Gate Centre pop up shop

This Is Lancashire:

12:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

VETERANS are showing off colourful artwork with an important purpose in a pop-up shop in Bury town centre.

Free tips on how to sell goods

This Is Lancashire: In Brief

12:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FREE marketing workshops will take place in Burnley in October.

Soap star serves up jam-tastic treats at restaurant

This Is Lancashire:

10:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

SOAP star Jennie McAlpine threw open the doors of her restaurant for a jam session.

Domestic violence refuge's plea to replace play area

This Is Lancashire:

9:03am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON’S refuge for women and youngsters escaping domestic violence is asking local people to help them replace vital play equipment that helps its often traumatised children.

Atherton Free School gets 'good' Ofsted report

This Is Lancashire:

8:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

A NEW school — opened after a campaign by parents angry over the local authority’s controversial decision to axe Atherton’s only high school — is celebrating after education watchdogs judged it was “good”.

Lancashire meals on wheels trial works a treat

This Is Lancashire: Changes to meals on wheels service finalised

5:11pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MEALS on wheels service aimed at ensuring people have access to a hot meal is being rolled out across the borough after a successful trial.

Blackburn burglary turns Eid joy to heartbreak

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of Asian heritage gold jewellery with huge sentimental value was stolen when burglars ransacked a home as the owners were celebrating Eid.

Former Man United boss David Moyes to face no action over Clitheroe wine bar assault claim

This Is Lancashire: GONE: David Moyes' departure provides proof that Manchester United are now no different to anyone else

3:41pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POLICE investigating allegations former Manchester United boss David Moyes assaulted a man outside a Clitheroe bar have decided not to take any further action.

Fundraiser in memory of tragic Nelson quad biker

This Is Lancashire: Scott Thompson

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TRIBUTE night has been arranged at a Burnley venue for a Nelson man who died in a quad biking accident in Australia earlier this year.

Blackburn widower to sue hospital for ‘negligence’ after wife’s death

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WIDOWER is to sue Royal Blackburn Hospital following the death of his wife.

Armed Burnley heroin dealer jailed for 60 weeks

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A CONVICTED heroin dealer caught during a police sting operation has been jailed for 60 weeks after being found with a knife.

UPDATED: Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash with car in Bury

This Is Lancashire: Hunt for man called off

1:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BIKER is in a critical condition with serious chest and leg injuries after a horror smash in Bury.

Hundreds of young Blackburn Rovers fans pack Ewood Park for fun day

This Is Lancashire:

12:16pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

YOUNG Rovers fans got the chance to see their heroes up close as the first team trained at Ewood Park yesterday.

Blackburn man linked to Class A drugs factory jailed for five years

This Is Lancashire:

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN with links to a Blackburn drug packaging factory, where Class A substances worth £3,000 were discovered, has been jailed for nearly five years and eight months.

Road delays on M65 and A59 near Blackburn after accidents

This Is Lancashire:

10:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

There were delays this morning on the M65 and A59 after accidents.

Man found covered in blood after attack on Blackburn street

This Is Lancashire: Police warning after thefts in car parks

9:24am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MAN was found covered in blood in a Blackburn street after being attacked.

Drink driver crashed after date from hell in Blackburn

This Is Lancashire:

9:11am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A WOMAN got in her car and drove away after an internet date went horribly wrong.

Burnley teenage burglar jailed for four years after raid

This Is Lancashire:

9:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TEENAGE home raider who struck for a third time has been locked up four years after he committed his first break-in.

UPDATED: Body found in Rivington reservoir

This Is Lancashire:

8:35am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE body of a woman has been found in Rivington.

Breightmet mum wins £200,000 on National Lottery

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MUM was left “in a daze” after she scooped nearly £200,000 in a Lotto draw.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

This Is Lancashire: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Chorley manager Flitcroft’s managing nicely with new eco business

This Is Lancashire:

5:35pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Chorley FC manager Garry Flitcroft is hoping to corner the property market after launching his own eco-friendly timber frame housing business.

Sheep stuck in mud between Rivington Pike and Winter Hill

This Is Lancashire:

5:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

It was certainly a rescue with a difference when these sheep had to be saved after they got stuck in some mud.

Microbrewer celebrates 10th year with Darwen themed ales

This Is Lancashire:

4:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

DARWEN’S microbrewery has celebrated a special year by unveiling a number of locally inspired brews.

Caring Blackburn couple set up kinship group

This Is Lancashire:

4:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A COUPLE who took in their grandson have set up a support group to help other Lancashire ‘kinship’ carers.

Sister of terminally ill Accrington dad vows to help him make memories with son

This Is Lancashire:

4:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE sister of a terminally ill Accrington dad has vowed to help him make precious memories with his son.

Clitheroe taxi was unfit for passengers

This Is Lancashire: Heathrow Airport Taxis Morden, 02082543388, Morden Airport Cabs Taxi

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A TAXI driver was forced to take his vehicle off the road immediately because it was unfit to carry passengers.

Burnley solicitor up for national award

This Is Lancashire:

3:50pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FAMILY law solicitor has been shortlisted for a national award.

Burnley primary school back on track

This Is Lancashire: Ofsted logo

3:45pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

TEACHERS and pupils at a Burnley primary school have been given a great start to their holidays after being told they are back on track.

Former Clarendon Primary School will be demolished this week after mystery fire

This Is Lancashire:

2:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A PRIMARY school building — destroyed in a mystery blaze — is set to be bulldozed this week.

'Dream over' for developer of Ainsworth bungalow threatened with demolition

This Is Lancashire: Bury Times news

1:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HOMEOWNER has been given permission to alter a bungalow threatened with demolition because Bury Council planners said it was built in the wrong place.







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