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FRAUD: Nawaz Jan Virmani was caught with 2,843 litres of illegal laundered diesel

JAILED: Blackburn petrol station owner caught selling hundreds of thousands of litres of illegal diesel

The North West Air Ambulance attended the scene

Baby allegedly attacked at house in Colne wakes up from coma

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans

Tory MP calls on district authority to leave County Council over Labour group’s ‘failure’

AFTERMATH: The wrecked Frankie’s Bar after the blaze in Darwen

Plans submitted to build four-storey hotel on site of former Darwen pub

Ewood Park

Can you help 83-year-old dementia sufferer get to watch his beloved Blackburn Rovers?

Coal Clough Wind Farm official opening in Cliviger

Statistics show 'Burnley is one of the greenest places in England'

Holly Grove School at Burnley Campus

Special school nominated for award for supporting kids with autism

Tim Bradley 10.02.2016
Christ Church Schools 175th birthday celebration week event  Victorian dressing up day. Christ Church CE Primary School, Bent Lane,  Colne.
with their school slates are (l-r) Sophie Thompson (6) and Jessie Morgan (7). (55583401)

Kids take a step back in time to mark anniversary

Warren East (55838384)

Aero-engine giant is picking up says Pendle MP

A trophy

Council quest is on for town hall’s trophies

COLIN HORNE  10.02.16

Vice Principal Jane Murphy with pupils vying for the punctuality awards at Suddell Primary School in Darwen during Punctuality Week.

Pupils are a class act after ‘punctuality week’

Suleman Khonat with Blackburn MP Kate Hollern.

Call for more protection from violence for newsagent shop staff

COLIN HORNE  10.02.16

Students at Darwen Vale High School created bycycle inspired sculptures with help from local 'Cycle Roots' based on Philip's Rd in Blackburn with the images to be sited around the school grounds. (55604300)

Students put the cycle into recycling with sculptures

Lily-Ann Whittaker

Three-year-old girl with rare condition is forced to carry a defibrillator around with her

SCENE: Naheem Ashraf's body was found on Christmas Eve

Police still treating death as 'unexplained' after man's body found on Christmas Eve

Marcus Bent admitted affray and possessing cocaine.

Former Blackburn Rovers striker confronted police officers with weapons whilst under influence of cocaine


Simeon Jackson sees a cross blocked. Pictures: CameraSport

FULL-TIME REPORT: Blackburn Rovers 0 Hull City 2

Matt Grimes sign for Rovers

Blackburn Rovers sign young Swansea City midfielder Matt Grimes on loan

Andre Gray looks dejected after missing his penalty

FULL-TIME: Reading 0, Burnley 0

Rovers will be without captain Grant Hanley for the first time in the league this season

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Hull City

James Tarkowski makes the Burnley squad but is named on the bench

Matchday live: Reading v Burnley

Sean Dyche

TEAM NEWS: Reading v Burnley

Jordi Gomez is set to make his home debut for Rovers

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Hull City

Rovers celebrate winning the Premiership title at Anfield in May 1995

Mike Newell: Leicester City winning the Premier League would be up there with what we achieved at Blackburn Rovers

Burnley's Manager Sean Dyche  celebrates as the game ends....Photographer Mick Walker/CameraSport....Football - The Football League Sky Bet Championship - Milton Keynes Dons v Burnley - Tuesday 12th January 2016 - Stadium:mk - Milton Keynes....© Camera

Burnley success is not a surprise

Danny Graham

Paul Lambert: Danny Graham is the old-fashioned centre-forward Rovers have been crying out for

Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce: Blackburn Rovers are better than their position in the table suggests

John Filan

U21 assistant coach John Filan leaves Blackburn Rovers

ON FIRE: John Coleman believes Matt Crooks is worth paying good money to watch

There are Premier League players who wouldn't get in my team, says Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman

Tre Pemberton celebrates his winner at Villa

Blackburn Rovers to host Luton Town in FA Youth Cup quarter-finals

National Sport

Roy Hodgson, right, is pleased Wayne Rooney has rediscovered his goalscoring touch with Manchester United

Roy Hodgson: Wayne Rooney an important player for England

Devin Toner, left, has admitted Ireland are now relying on favours from their rivals in their bid for a third-straight RBS 6 Nations title

Ireland lose control of Six Nations destiny after Paris defeat

Willian says Chelsea are full of confidence ahead of the Champions League tie at Paris St Germain

Willian: Much more confidence now in Chelsea camp

England's Alex Hales battled brilliantly for a century but wickets tumbled around him

Alex Hales hits century but England total looks beatable

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