About Cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Are you a fan of gravy on your chips?

Twenty things you only know when you were born in the 'North'

ANGER: Michael Hackett, workshop manager at Bailey’s

Raiders steal six cars and equipment worth £60,000 from garage

The Home Office contracts out the job of accommodating asylum seekers to private companies

Asylum seekers smuggled through Calais housed in Lancashire at taxpayer’s expense

Kevin Coates

POLICE APPEAL: Have you seen this man who could be in Blackburn or Darwen?

STOLEN: A sat nav

BEEN ROBBED? Police discover hoard of stolen goods in Blackburn arrest

Foulridge reservoir

Did you drop your Saturday night treat? Police's message to fisherman who left drugs in tent

FIERCE: The intense flames at the height of the fire

FIREBALL: Man held on suspicion of arson after huge blaze devastates historic Blackburn mill

FINE: Dog owners may be banned on health grounds

HEFTY FINE: Dogs set to be banned from sports pitches

ANGUISH: James’ dad Pete and mum Mel with the ‘J’ mosaic at the opening of the garden before the damage

Mum devastated after thieves trash garden created in memory of son who died while swimming in reservoir

Good Morning Britain forced to evacuate studio

Good Morning Britain forced to evacuate studio

Thieves struck twice in Manchester Road in just 12 hours on Saturday

Two homes in same street hit in 12-hour weekend theft spree

Police arrest three men after gang spotted lurking in back gardens

Police arrest three men after gang spotted lurking in back gardens

MISSED: Former headteacher Kenneth Bretherton

Tributes paid to popular Blackburn headteacher and police officer

SCENE: Mayfield Flats

Police seize ‘LSD’ following accidental overdose of Darwen man

ATTRACTION: The Singing Ringing Tree has been named as a top landmark, on a list that includes the London Eye

Burnley's Singing Ringing Tree named one of the UK’s top landmarks


Dan Agyei

Burnley sign AFC Wimbledon striker Dan Agyei

Expect Burnley to become a major force in world football over the next 1,000 years

Burnley set to become the most successful club in England - according to Football Manager...

DETERMINED: Tendayi Darikwa, who made his Clarets debut on Saturday, is ready to challenge Matt Lowton to be Burnley’s number one right back

Burnley new boy Tendayi Darikwa keen to make right back position his own

Rudy Gestede

Tim Sherwood: Aston Villa have got a bargain from Blackburn Rovers in Rudy Gestede

Fode Koita and Sacha Petshi

Blackburn Rovers reveal squad numbers ahead of season opener

INCREDIBLE: Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit has hit 1,126 Lancashire League runs at an average of 140 and also has a bowling average of 7.75

Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit’s 140 average hailed as ‘super human’

Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer targets new signings

Adam Le Fondre

Adam Le Fondre on verge of signing for Blackburn Rovers' opening day opponents Wolves

Fredrik Ulvestad was injured on Saturday

Burnley midfielder Fredrik Ulvestad avoids serious injury

DOWN AND OUT: Fredrik Ulvestad went off for an X-ray just four minutes after coming on as a second half substitute in Michael Duff’s testimonial

Injury blow for Burnley ahead of Leeds United trip

Rudy Gestede

Gary Bowyer: Blackburn Rovers have lost an unbelievable striker in Rudy Gestede

Colin Hendry

Former Blackburn Rovers defender admits bombarding ex-girlfriend with texts and throwing stones at her window

PRAISE: Dyche and Michael Duff

Sean Dyche backs veteran defender Michael Duff to play major role at Burnley

Chris Taylor

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Chris Taylor to miss start of season after groin operation

National Sport

UK Sport chief Liz Nicholl has warned any Brits found to be doping will be stripped of funding for life

Dopers would face life funding ban

Bastian Schweinsteiger completed his switch to Manchester United last month

Pep reveals Schweinsteiger concern

Rio Ferdinand believes John Stones, pictured, would fit in perfectly at Manchester United

Rio urges Stones to join United

Gareth Bale's form has dipped since winning the Champions League in the summer of 2014

Robson backs Bale for United

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most read stories

  • 1

Your local area