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The scene in Rising Bridge where three men with machetes stormed a Post Office

Breaking Three men with machetes storm Post Office

ASSAULTS: Karl Dearn

Thug fractured girl's jaw and kicked her as she lay on the ground outside Darwen nightclub

JAILED: David Hodgson-Smith

Father-of-two caught burglar asleep on his couch - and called police when he couldn't wake him

Bank Top police team executed a warrant on Revidge Road, Blackburn

Come and get your cannabis - Blackburn police ask drug dealer to ‘retrieve’ his 100-plant crop

Entwistle, who taught at Ladybridge High School, was suspended and later resigned

Darwen teacher 'who loved 15-year-old pupil' banned from the classroom after 'sexually motivated relationship'

The plane landed safely at Heathrow

Live American Airlines Flight AA241 declares mid-air emergency - lands at Heathrow

WANTED: Do you recognise this man?

Blackburn and Burnley's 5 most wanted - July 3

An investigation is now being led by the RSPCA

Dead dog found stuffed inside suitcase by horrified walker

She was arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorism

Teenage girl arrested on suspicion of terrorism offence bailed

SPECTACULAR: Forked lightning over East Lancashire

East Lancashire residents warned as more spectacular thunderstorms expected

White chalk markings have been discovered on the rear gates of several properties

Police left baffled by mysterious markings on residents' walls

The emergency services were called after an explosion in Great Harwood. Pic: Lee Sherrington

UPDATE: Industrial power cabinet explodes causing lengthy power cut

SCENE: Bowen Street, Blackburn

Blackburn man punched in the face and has car vandalised with scaffolding pole

CLUE: CCTV of a man sought in connection with the bogus workmen theft

UPDATE: Police hunting bogus Blackburn workman who conned vulnerable pensioner

There have been several reports of vehicles being damaged

Darwen police patrols stepped up after vehicles damaged

Sport

Kevin Davies (second left) celebrates Preston's play-off win at Wembley

Blackburn Rovers not interested in Kevin Davies and Sandro Wagner

Craig Conway, pictured battling for the ball with Stoke's former Rovers striker Mame Biram Diouf last season, wants to extend his stay at Ewood Park

Craig Conway expresses his desire to stay at Blackburn Rovers for years to come

Striker Jelle Vossen

Burnley in talks over possible £3m move for striker Jelle Vossen

Michael Duff

Veteran Clarets defender Duff signs new one-year deal

PRE-SEASON TRAINING: Matt Lowton, Matt Taylor and Lukas Jutkiewicz among the Burnley players put through their paces at Gawthorpe yesterday

Clarets boss Dyche hoping to add two new signings before pre-season training camp

Chris Taylor, pictured scoring in the FA Cup last season, has signed a new Rovers contract

Gary Bowyer delighted after Chris Taylor signs new Blackburn Rovers deal

Gary Bowyer

Simon Garner column: I admire job Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has done in difficult circumstances

Garry Flitcroft

Matt Jansen takes over at Chorley after Garry Flitcroft stands down

Chris Taylor

Midfielder Chris Taylor signs new Blackburn Rovers contract

Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor set to follow Darragh Lenihan and sign new Blackburn Rovers deal

Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Leicester make no contact with Clarets over boss Dyche

GOODBYE: Nigel Pearson has been sacked by Leicester City after a host of controversies during the 2014/15 season

Suzanne Geldard column: Offer Dyche a deal to keep Leicester away

NEW BOY: Right back Matt Lowton has been backed to succeed at Burnley after arriving from Aston Villa

Defender Lowton tipped to succeed at Turf Moor by Clarets team-mate

Ryan Nyambe, alongside Rovers football secretary Ian Silvester, puts pen to paper earlier this summer. Picture: BRFC

Big seasons ahead for young Blackburn Rovers duo Ryan Nyambe and Anton Forrester

National Sport

Slaven Bilic was presented to the West Ham fans but left his academy director in charge for the night

Bilic: I respect FC Lusitans

Nico Rosberg was quickest at Silverstone

Rosberg fastest at Silverstone

Tim Henman has backed Jonas Bjorkman, pictured, to get the very best out of Andy Murray

Bjorkman will boost Murray's talent

Charlie Austin scored 18 goals as QPR were relegated from the Premier League last season

Foxes fail with Austin bid

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