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TRIP: From left Zain Esa aged 15, Ashia Diveli aged 16, Lucy Patterson aged 16, Tom Owen aged 15 and Ayasha Talati aged 15

School cancels annual trip to Paris after terror attacks

CRIME: The woman had taken money from the One Stop store’s cash machine in Burnley

‘Despicable’ robbers snatch 60-year-old woman’s cash outside One Stop

FIGHT: Harris Zafar with the petition and, from left, Amaari Gorji,  Aisha Rashid, parent Natalie Riley, parent Olivia Zafar and Amirah Rashid

Parents’ plea for anti-yob fence at Blackburn school

RETAIL THERAPY: Rochelle Derbyshire, of Blackburn, with some bargains picked up at the Mall

NO DRAMAS: Black Friday hits East Lancashire high streets and shopping centres

HISTORIC: But Holme Mill, which is currently disused, could get a new lease of life

Plan for 31-bedroom hotel, restaurant, bar and gym at historic Grade II listed site

The fireworks display as seen from Union Street

IN PICTURES: Hundreds attend star-studded Accrington Christmas switch-on

PLANS: An artist’s impression of how the new Rawtenstall bus station could look

Concerns over new town centre bus station vision

CRASH: The scene at Bridgeman Place this morning

Motorcyclist injured after crash in Bolton town centre

ACTION: David Crausby believes a multi-national army is required

Labour MPs believe 'boots on the ground' is only way to defeat ISIS death cult

ANNOUNCEMENT: Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd

'GMP needs share of £1bn tech fund to speed up introduction of hand-held devices for officers'

YOUNG WRITER: Thinking up story ideas is Ryley Dunn age ten, pupil at Devonshire Road, Primary School, Heaton

Children prove to famous author they are made of 'write stuff'

DANCERS: Reg and his dance partner Dorothy McKay

Keeeeeeeeep dancing! Reg, 87, puts long life down to 70 years of dancing

SPACE AGE: Science club members Joseph Dickman, aged 10, ready to take part in an outer of this world experiment

Space scientists conduct out of this world experiment

SHOW: Sammy Winward and Philip Glenister

First episode of eagerly-anticipated second series of hit drama Prey to be screened

FEAST: Bake Off star Luis Troyano will be appearing at the festival

TV chefs reveal mouth-watering menus for Winter Festival

LONDON EVENT: Saffron Ball met Prince Charles after being appointed an ambassador to a national campaign

Darwen student Saffron introduced to Prince Charles as part of social action drive

AFTERMATH: The badly damaged Mercedes, left, and Mr Malik’s written-off Audi

VIDEO: Watch moment Mercedes E-Class ploughs into parked car at high speed in Blackburn

CLOSED: Manchester Christmas Markets pictured last year PIC: Mark Waugh

UPDATE: Christmas Markets evacuated after report of suspicious package

TESCO: Crows gather outside the superstore in Horwich, which opened at 5am

Black Friday: All the bargains and mayhem from the busiest shopping day of the year

OPENING: The 5am Black Friday queues at Tesco Middlebrook where some shoppers even turned out in their dressing gowns

ROUND UP: Black Friday deals entice shoppers out early in Bolton

BRAVE: Hayley Jones speaking on Good Morning Britain

Mum left with life-changing injuries speaks out over crash driver's stag party curfew let-off

FUNNYMAN: Paddy with a copy of the mock-up Bolton News

TV star Paddy McGuinness poses with mock-up copy of The Bolton News

FAMILY: Kevin Juste with his cousins Georgia and Matthew Spence and mother Valerie

Son throws early festive party for mum after doctors say she may not live to see Christmas

Ramsbottom Police Station

Two police stations set to close - and officers could be based in libraries

Kieran Tames of Peel Environmental next to the proposed site of the anaerobic digestion plant

Anaerobic digestion plant proposal for Ramsbottom in doubt after long-awaited Government ruling

Police appealing for help over missing Blackburn man

Police appealing for help over missing Blackburn man

UPSET: (From left) Brodick Drive residents Adam Rowinski, Pat Hartley, Yogita Das-Patel and Betty Whittingham have expressed their anger at plans to install a cycle track at the back of their houses

Opinion split over plans to install cycle track on playing fields

Preston Crown Court

Woman smashed 72-year-old friend's head off wall and stole £20 from his pocket

HOLIDAY: Drink driver Jon Morton, right, on his five-day bachelor party abroad

Driver who caused motorway smash which left passengers seriously injured let off curfew - to enjoy five-day overseas stag do

Drunken Darwen man tried to bite ex-partner after turning up at her house

Drunken Darwen man tried to bite ex-partner after turning up at her house

Blackburn man assaulted partner in an argument over him going out

Blackburn man assaulted partner in an argument over him going out

SAVINGS: Asda drops petrol price in Black Friday u-turn

4p a litre knocked off unleaded petrol and diesel on supermarket forecourts

Woman moving into new house discovers gas leak in oven

Woman moving into new house discovers gas leak in oven

EXHIBITION: Lady Edith Crawley, played by Laura Carmichael, pictured in the show

Downton Abbey fans in for festive treat as costumes go on display in Bury

Ramsbottom Choral Society

Ramsbottom Choral Society and Orchestra to perform Verdi's Requiem

PROUD: Cllr John Walsh celebrates Lancashire Day in Bolton town centre

Bolton councillor marks Lancashire Day by presenting red rose to town's mayor

SIGNED: Bolton band The Jade Assembly have joined forces with Ugly Man Records

The Jade Assembly sign record deal with same label that helped launch Bury band Elbow’s career

Metrolink network on track to success

Metrolink network on track to success

Bolton Family History Society has made a change to its planned programme

Bolton Family History Society has made a change to its planned programme

CAMPAIGN: Cllr Derek Burrows with his white ribbon

Groups join forces in bid to end violence against women

Bolton Magistrates Court

Bolton men charged in gang plot to steal from 30 schools

Joe Robinson

Former Accrington soldier arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences after returning from Syria

British Transport Police released this image

CCTV APPEAL: Three men racially abused on Blackburn train

ARMED: A picture posted on Joe Robinson’s Twitter page of him ‘in Syria’

'We fired at them, we saw them drop': Accrington mercenary tells of bloody gun battles after 'fighting ISIS terrorists in Syria'


UPDATED: Heroic Bolton man earns bravery award for preventing violent aircraft passenger assault

DUO: Business partners Anthony Whittle and Robert Worsley in The Roundhouse which was converted from an old water tank

Developer wants to sell converted water tank site bought for £80,000 — as £550,000 luxury home

Woman robbed in street after visiting cash machine

Woman robbed in street after visiting cash machine

DISAPPOINTING: I think Craft Cafe Bar will struggle to compete

PUB OF THE WEEK: Craft Cafe Bar, Burnley

Linda Spruce, of Newbold Street, Elton, suffered a stroke at around 1pm on November 21 and was taken to Fairfield Hospital and sadly died two days later.

Popular ex-ambulance technician dies following a stroke, aged 57

STOCK: One of Amazon's cavernous distribution centres fully stocked for Black Friday

BLACK FRIDAY: The pitfalls, bargains and top 8 tips to succeed

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