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East Lancs postman caught stealing comparethemarket.com meerkat toys

6:00am Tue 16 Sep 14

A POSTMAN stole almost 80 meerkat toys from packages and sold them on eBay, netting around £1,500, a court was…

UPDATE: Rawtenstall traffic chaos as crash driver cut from car

10:00am Tue 16 Sep 14

MOTORISTS faced rush-hour chaos yesterday after a serious crash caused a main road to be closed.

East Lancs mother attacked nightclub staff with stilettos after she was caught 'engaging in sexual activity'

9:35am Tue 16 Sep 14

A MOTHER threw her stiletto heel shoes at a bouncer and hit another staff member with her handbag while being…

Controversial plan to turn former Blackburn bakery into Muslim school gets the nod

9:23am Tue 16 Sep 14

A CONTROVERSIAL scheme to turn a former bakery into a religious school for Muslim children with learning…

Trouble-hit mobile company Phones 4u closes East Lancashire stores

9:25am Tue 16 Sep 14

MOBILE phone retailer Phones 4u had closed its four outlets in the area yesterday as a decision over the future of…

Woman's anger as Blackburn street 'plagued by rats'

9:28am Tue 16 Sep 14

A WOMAN has spoken of her disgust after rats plagued her street.

East Lancs teens warned over 'sharing' explicit photos

9:10am Mon 15 Sep 14

A WARNING has gone out to young people not to circulate revealing pictures of themselves via text message or social…

VIDEO: Hundreds turn out for World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

10:18am Mon 15 Sep 14

A GRANDFATHER smashed his son-in-law’s record to be crowned the World Black Pudding Throwing Champion.

Six evacuated from Blackburn flats after ‘arson’

9:22am Mon 15 Sep 14

SIX people were evacuated from smoke-filled flats when a suspicious fire broke out in Blackburn.

Warnings over malicious emails sent to East Lancs addresses

9:00am Mon 15 Sep 14

AN ONLINE scam warning has been issued about malicious emails containing software which can access personal and…


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