A WOMAN was robbed in the street after drawing out money from a cash machine in Burnley.
BLACKBURN Rovers have been drawn at home to Leicester City in the last 16 of the Under-21 Premier League Cup.
DRIVERS are facing major delays this evening after a lorry tipped on to its side on the A59.
SAM Vokes is touch and go for tomorrow's trip to Cardiff City.
BLACKBURN Rovers are hopeful Tom Lawrence will return to training tomorrow – to give himself every chance of being fit for Paul Lambert’s first home game in charge.
A FORMER soldier from Accrington has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences.
WELL, after an early rise to get up for the Brighton game, it’s certainly going to be a case of surfacing well before first light on Saturday in order to watch us take on our next opponents down in deepest Wales.
Is this Burnley team/squad better than the promotion winners two years ago?
ACCRINGTON Stanley boss John Coleman says his class of 2015/16 is encapsulating the spirit of his Conference-winning side.
BLACKBURN Diocese has officially moved its main base of operations out of the town centre.
WORK to tackle serious health inequalities in East Lancashire has received a blow after it was confirmed that a £900,000 scheme is to be scrapped with the loss of up to 20 jobs.
A RETIRED journalist is turning Longridge into the “Midsomer of the North” after releasing his fourth crime novel based on the area.
A BURNLEY brewery has launched a seasonal ale to tempt drinkers as it reaches the end of celebrations for its 150th anniversary.
IT HAS been a week of mixed fortunes for Burnley defender Kevin Long following his loan move to Barnsley.
A NEW £1million training centre is set to be launched in Blackburn with the aim of taking more than 250 people in the next two years.
POLITICIANS have raised concerns over policing in Ramsbottom as the future of the town’s police station is set to be decided today.
WARNINGS have been given about visitors to Ramsbottom being fined after parking at nearby supermarkets and walking into town.
THIS week’s review, I felt, was a mission of intrigue. Nothing underhand or conniving you understand. It was just I was lured by another opening of a bar in Burnley town centre.
CUTBACKS at County Hall could see libraries, children’s centres and older people’s centres move into community fire HQs, and police and ambulance stations.
A TALENTED singer from East Lancashire has triumphed in an international folk music gathering in South Korea.
BLACKBURN Rovers have confirmed that John O’Sullivan has joined Rochdale on loan.
THE emergency loan window closes today – and there could be further movement in and out of Blackburn Rovers.
THE head of a Darwen school has said that its recent GCSE results were the best on record despite tougher standards.
A BLACKBURN school has honoured its former year 11 students following news that its year seven is full for the first time in its history.
A FIRST World War exhibition is to be staged in Blackburn to mark the end of a year-long Heritage Lottery-funded project.
THE weather may be getting chillier, but turning up the thermostat isn’t always a good idea. In fact, it could be making you unwell, TIM MADGE reports.
BLACKBURN Rovers will host Southend United in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.
THREE men were racially abused as they travelled on a train from Blackburn to Colne.
A CHARITY organisation has called for better application of laws that protect UK birds, after illegal persecution continued.
A BOSS cheated an educational organisation for disabled children in East Lancashire out of £46,000.
ARSONISTS have struck again at a derelict former Darwen high school which has been plagued by intruders.
A BLACKBURN College student born with a genetic condition that has led to the degeneration of her eyesight has scooped an award for ‘The Most Inspirational Person’.
THE next steps for a community “Do It Yourself” Christmas have taken place with dozens of Christmas trees set to arrive.
POLICE chiefs and politicians have spoken of their initial relief after Chancellor George Osborne announced there will be no cuts to Lancashire Constabulary.
AN ENGINEERING apprentice from Darwen will represent the UK at the largest international skills competition in the world after grabbing gold in the national contest.
A DARWEN councillor has expressed his anger at the way a decision was made over a development in Cranberry Lane.
STORAGE Wars star Jesse McClure will be a special guest at Accrington’s Christ mas Lights Switch-on today.
A FORMER soldier who claims to have helped gun down ISIS terrorists in Syria was set to return home today.
OUR regular round-up of people who have appeared in Blackburn and Burnley courts.
A MAN was punched in the face by attackers who broke in to his Blackburn home.
DARWEN residents are being warned of a postcode lottery scam in the area.
A SCHOOL is trying to re-unite artwork created in the 1960s with former pupils after the pictures were ‘rediscovered’.
BLACKBURN motorists have been shamed online during a bumper year for bad parking.
AS the search for new QPR and Fulham managers threatens to stretch into a second month it underlines just how good a job Blackburn Rovers did in snapping up Paul Lambert.
I’M sure nobody is getting carried away, but since the progressive move of appointing Paul Lambert, more progress has been made, all with a confident stride.
CORRY Evans has urged Blackburn Rovers to carry on the good feeling that has spread throughout the club by making it back-to-back wins for the first time this season.
A FORMER paramedic who suggested that a drunk patient should be placed in the back of a police van, when he was in no fit state to be refused medical treatment, has been struck off.
A COUNCILLOR has branded it unacceptable that residents in a Blackburn street have waited for over two months to have a pot hole repaired.
ANDRE Gray has described fellow striker Rouwen Hennings as “technically one of the best” players the club has got.