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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'

Police searching for violent gang after Blackburn man attacked in his home

Police searching for violent gang after Blackburn man attacked in his home

Blackburn Magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 5 people who appeared in Blackburn/Burnley courts this week

IN PICTURES: 10 of the worst car parking examples in Blackburn

IN PICTURES: We showed you some bad parking in Blackburn - and you sent us more...

Former paramedic struck off over ‘drunk’ patient

Former paramedic struck off over ‘drunk’ patient

HOTSPOT: The A56 at Haslingden, where the work will take place

ROAD MISERY: Delays expected over safety work on A56

WORRY: Shear Brow ward councillor Hussain Akhtar with the pothole in Brookfield Street

UNACCEPTABLE: Blackburn residents forced to wait two months for pot hole to be repaired

GUESTS: Maryam Khan, deputy headteacher Majid Ditta, headteacher Diane Atkinson, deputy headteacher Shanaz Hussain, last year’s head boy Moaz Sidat, guest speaker Col Myszka Guzkowska, head of year Gary Chinery and deputy head girl Lucy Fletcher

GCSE results lead to rush for places at Blackburn school

DERELICT: Darwen Moorland School

'The sooner it's knocked down the better': Arsonists strike again at derelict former Darwen high school

SENTENCE: Feeraz Begum

Boss cheated educational organisation for disabled children in East Lancashire out of £46,000

IMPRESSION: The scheme

Anger over controversial housing scheme decision in Darwen

Jesse McClure

American TV star to switch on Accrington’s Christmas Lights

Maddie Elliott and Jessica Millward

WHERE ART THOU? Blackburn school trying to re-unite 1960s artwork with former pupils

PRIDE: Brendan Loughran and Apprentice-winning special guest Ashleigh Porter-Exley with the Year 11 special awards winners

Darwen school's GCSE results best on record despite tougher standards

WARMING UP: Most people whack the heating on high in winter – but does it have a downside?

Could central heating be making us unwell?


John O'Sullivan

Blackburn Rovers braced for further business on loan deadline day

John O'Sullivan

Blackburn Rovers midfielder John O'Sullivan joins Rochdale on loan

Rovers supporters in full voice on Saturday

Simon Smith column: Positivity and patience can help make Rovers' season one to remember

Corry Evans has urged Rovers to make it back-to-back wins for the first time this season in Paul Lambert’s first home game in charge

Corry Evans: Blackburn Rovers feeling good and ready to make it back-to-back wins

QUALITY: Hennings

Andre Gray: Striker Rouwen Hennings is 'technically one of the best' players at Burnley

Chris Taylor

FANS' JURY: What Rovers player would you like to get more of a chance under Paul Lambert?

Rovers U18s boss Billy Barr

Blackburn Rovers to host Southend United in FA Youth Cup

Rovers are in talks with winger Craig Conway over a new contract

Derek Shaw: We will work with Rovers boss to decide future of out-of-contract players

Danny Ings in action for Burnley

Burnley closing in on compensation for Liverpool striker Danny Ings

Doneil Henry clears the ball in Rovers' last-gasp derby victory over Bolton last season

Paul Lambert delighted to bring Doneil Henry back to Blackburn Rovers

Andy Cole

FLASHBACK: Blackburn Rovers 4 Sheffield Wednesday 2

CELEBRATIONS: Sean Dyche and his squad celebrate promotion at Turf Moor in 2013/14

Burnley plot similar path to matching promotion feats of two years ago

HAPPY: Joey Barton

Joey Barton putting 'bad boy' image behind him - because he's happy at Burnley

John O’Sullivan

John O'Sullivan sets his sight on first-team place after penning new Blackburn Rovers deal


National Sport

Graeme Swann thinks day-night Test cricket would suit England

Graeme Swann thinks day-night Test cricket in England isn't too far away

Jack Grealish has been axed from the Aston Villa squad

Jack Grealish dropped and rebuked by Aston Villa boss Remi Garde

Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, saw Joe Hart limp off in Turin

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini upbeat despite defeat and Joe Hart injury

It was a frustrating night for Wayne Rooney and his Manchester United team-mates

Wayne Rooney urges Manchester United to be more clinical after PSV stalemate


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