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The road was completely blocked off

Blackburn road blocked after two-car smash

The fire service confirmed there was no one trapped in the car

Man taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after M65 crash

The A56 junction on Grane Road

Three injured after collision on Grane Road

CRASH: The blue Volkswagen Golf

UPDATE: Man suffers broken neck and four others injured after crash in Blackburn

Train operators Northern Rail are advising that there may be delays of up to 40 minutes

DELAYS: More chaos for Blackburn and Clitheroe commuters

The road was closed for a number of hours

UPDATE: Armed police surround house after stand-off with officers

STORM-LASHED: East Lancashire was hit by high winds

UPDATE: Weather warning for snow as bad weather hits East Lancashire

Kevin King-Yates

Accrington man with links to Blackburn wanted on prison recall

Blackburn magistrates

Blackburn offender praised for drug control after stealing from Debenhams

MONITOR: A GATSO speed camera

NEW CAMERAS: Drivers face heavy fines if they contravene major lanes

Stonyhurst College

Stonyhurst College students suspended after smoking cannabis

Shadsworth Leisure Centre

Council-run swimming pools in Blackburn could be saved from closure

An online appeal via Facebook saw footage of Haliwell being watched more than a million times

Burglar whose break-in ‘went viral’ on Facebook jailed for three years

TRIBUTE: Martin McMulkin and his fellow walkers prepare to set off on the Memorial Walk from Holcombe Village.

Tributes to woman 'strangled and killed by husband' on hills surrounding East Lancashire

Blackburn Magistrates

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


Hope Akpan celebrates his first goal for Rovers. Picture: CLIVE LAWRENCE

THREE TALKING POINTS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

CHANGE: David Jones

Burnley boss Sean Dyche lauds substitutes’ impact in Cardiff thriller

Jordan Rhodes goes close with a later header. Pictures: CLIVE LAWRENCE

PAUL WHEELOCK VERDICT: Blackburn Rovers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

HHope Akpan opens the scoring for Rovers with his first goal for the club. Pictures: CLIVE LAWRENCE

Hope Akpan: Maiden Blackburn Rovers goal has to be the first of many

RELENTLESS: Burnley boss Sean Dyche was happy with his side’s mentaility after fighting back to draw at Cardiff

Burnley players’ ‘mentality’ fills Sean Dyche with pride

Hope Akpan celebrates his first goal for Rovers. Picture: CLIVE LAWRENCE

Blackburn Rovers fans react to Sheffield Wednesday draw on Twitter

Olive Brown, 88, who has been watching Rovers for 80 years, cheers on her side on Saturday. Pictures: CLIVE LAWRENCE

IN PICTURES: Blackburn Rovers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

COMEBACK: Burnley’s Michael Keane watches on as his header is deflected into his own net by Cardiff’s Matthew Connolly to earn the Clarets a point

THERE'S MORE TO COME: Burnley striker Hennings breaks goal duck

Paul Lambert is cheered on to the pitch before his first game in charge of Rovers. Pictures: CLIVE LAWRENCE

Paul Lambert: No need for Blackburn Rovers to feel 'too dejected' by Sheffield Wednesday draw

RESCUE MISSION: Michael Keane heads Dean Marney’s cross towards goal resulting in Matthew Connolly turning the ball into his own net for Burnley’s late equaliser

SUZANNE GELDARD VERDICT: Cardiff City 2 Burnley 2

Corry Evans tries to escape the attentions of Sheffield Wednesday players. Pictures: CLIVE LAWRENCE

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

Corry Evans is mobbed after scoring his first goal of the season. Picture: CLIVE LAWRENCE

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

PHYSICAILITY: Burnley’s Chris Long comes under pressure from Cardiff’s Craig Noone in the 2-2 draw

Stephen Cummings column: Late goals earn a rare point at Burnley bogey ground

GOAL: Accrington Stanley striker Billy Kee taps home his side’s second in the 5-1 away success at York City in League Two                       Pictures: KIPAX

MATCH ANALYSIS: York City 1 Accrington Stanley 5


National Sport

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Tyson Fury is prepared to fight his cousin rather than David Haye

Alexis Sanchez, right, is one of 10 Arsenal players currently out injured

Leading physiotherapist says Arsenal injuries could be down to tactical approach

Branislav Ivanovic believes Diego Costa, pictured, will react to his omission from the team in a positive way

Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic says team must come first after Diego Costa row

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has been shortlisted for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or award

Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo on Ballon d'Or shortlist

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