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Lancashire Telegraph

Latest news from the Lancashire Telegraph

Trees fall and roads flooded as Storm Doris batters Lancashire

1:28pm Thu 23 Feb 17

STORM Doris has caused havoc across the UK as trees fall and roads are flooded in East Lancashire.

'Bullying' Blackburn stepdad 'forced children to attack each other and used boy as human dartboard'

9:10am Thu 23 Feb 17

TWO sisters were forced to beat their brother with steel-toed boots and stilettos by their bully of a stepfather, a…

JAILED: Blackburn child rapist, 19, fled to Pakistan to evade justice

8:00am Thu 23 Feb 17

A CHILD rapist who fled to Pakistan to evade justice has been jailed for almost 10 years.

REVEALED: The 32 food outlets in Lancashire given a ZERO hygiene rating

9:10am Thu 23 Feb 17

THIRTY two food outlets in Lancashire currently have a zero rating for food hygiene — meaning urgent improvement…

JAILED: Man molested and twice raped woman he met on Plenty of Fish website

8:00am Thu 23 Feb 17

AN aeronautics graduate who raped an East Lancashire woman he met on a popular dating website has been jailed.

UPDATE: Two lanes closed on M65 after car crashes into central reservation

10:00am Thu 23 Feb 17

TWO lanes were closed on the M65 this morning after a car hit the central reservation. 

Mum praises Royal Blackburn Hospital staff after son's 'amazing' treatment

9:19am Thu 23 Feb 17

A MUM has thanked doctors for their help and support after her three-year-old son was treated in hospital for a…

Dying woman given final moments of joy as dogs visit hospital ward

8:00am Thu 23 Feb 17

A DYING woman was given moments of joy during her final days when hospital staff brought in a therapy dog to give…

Man ‘feared for lives’ of other drivers after 'near fatal' driving on A59

8:00am Thu 23 Feb 17

A MAN said he ‘feared for the lives’ of drivers when he said he witnessed a motorist overtake his car and five…

Dog poo spotters offered new £50 reward in Hyndburn

11:11am Thu 23 Feb 17

A £50 reward is being offered by Hyndburn Council for people who help catch dog owners who fail up to clear their…







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