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GRITWATCH 2015: Further school closures as fresh snow falls overnight

7:24am Fri 30 Jan 15

SNOW has fallen again across East Lancashire forcing a number of schools to close.

Drivers urged to take care on roads following overnight snowfall

6:59am Fri 30 Jan 15

COMMUTERS are being urged to take extra care on the roads this morning following more snowfall overnight.

SNOW GO: Traffic misery across East Lancashire despite gritters battling night and day

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

MOTORISTS experienced traffic misery yesterday after an articulated lorry overturned on the M65 blocking all three…

AHEAD OF SCHEDULE: New Blackburn leisure complex set for spring opening

7:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

THE final stage of Blackburn’s new leisure centre complex is on target to open in spring well ahead of the…

Darwen man fired air rifle at neighbour’s car in dispute over disabled parking bay

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

A MAN took “pot shots” at a neighbour’s car with an air rifle following a dispute over a disabled parking…

HOOLIGANS: Rocks and snowballs thrown at gritters as they worked to clear roads

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

‘HOOLIGANS’ threw rocks and snowballs at gritters as they worked to clear East Lancashire’s roads of snow.

Blunder as NW electricity giant makes thousands of phone calls in the middle of the night

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

THOUSANDS of people were left angry after being woken up by early hours phone calls mistakenly made by Electricity…

Retail giant Sports Direct set to open store in Accrington

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

THE decision by a retail giant to open up shop in Accrington has been welcomed.

Asda supermarket announces plans for extensive refurbishment

6:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

A COLNE supermarket has announced it is set to undergo a major refurbishment.

Blood-covered victim ran into Blackburn pub claiming he had been slashed with machete

12:00am Fri 30 Jan 15

DRINKERS at a Blackburn pub were left shocked after a bloodied man “ran in” claiming he had been slashed with a…


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