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UPDATE: Police searching for missing woman find body in river

5:00pm Wed 1 Apr 15

POLICE searching for a missing woman from Rambottom have found a body in the River Irwell.

UPDATE: Man found dead by Blackburn river identified

5:00pm Wed 1 Apr 15

THE body discovered by the River Blakewater in Blackburn on Monday has been identified.

Play PAC-MAN around the streets of Blackburn on Google Maps...

4:19pm Wed 1 Apr 15

WE'VE almost all played PAC-MAN at some point in our life - and now you can around the streets of Blackburn thanks…

BARRED: Father encouraged children to ‘engage in sexual activity between themselves’

5:00am Wed 1 Apr 15

A FATHER has been barred from having contact with his three children after a family court judge concluded he…

EASTER TREATS: Top things to do around East Lancashire this weekend

4:50pm Wed 1 Apr 15

VISITORS are expected to take in a plethora of Easter treats this weekend, with events set to be held across the…

I THOUGHT I MISSED HER: Blackburn taxi driver saw tragic pensioner ‘too late’

11:00am Wed 1 Apr 15

A TEARFUL taxi driver told an inquest how he only saw a pensioner crossing a busy road in Burnley when it was too…

Work starts on new £4.8m link road from M65 Whitebirk Roundabout

9:40am Wed 1 Apr 15

WORK has started on the new section of the £4.8 million Furthergate Link Road from the M65 Whitebirk Roundabout to…

Thwaites in £25m brewing sell-out to rivals

9:20am Wed 1 Apr 15

BLACKBURN brewery Daniel Thwaites is set to sell most of its beer division to rivals Marston’s in a deal worth…

Former Burnley defender Clarke Carlisle splits from wife over impact of suicide attempt

9:14am Wed 1 Apr 15

FORMER Burnley defender Clarke Carlisle has revealed he has split from his wife over the impact his depression and…

Left-handers rejoice as new law is passed

9:43am Wed 1 Apr 15

TRADERS across East Lancashire have voiced their anger after a new European directive said all shops must now stock…


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