A MAN has been cleared of historic sex abuse involving his female cousin.
VOLUNTEERS have been thanked for helping to clear drainage channels at a historic beauty spot in Darwen.
AN activity group set up by youngsters with learning disabilities has been shortlisted for an award.
DANNY Graham claimed the top prize at the Blackburn Rovers Disabled Supporters Club awards on Tuesday night.
A 53-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after crashing his car into a wall.
Managing Director of Accrington based Cummins Mellor Group, an IRP award winning recruitment business for Best Candidate Experience, Michelle Mellor participated in the panel discussion at the ‘Scale Up’ event on 25th April 2017.
TWO men were kicked and punched to the ground in an attempted robbery, police said.
JOEY Barton has thanked Burnley fans for their support during his time at Turf Moor.
COLNE boss Steve Cunningham wants his squad to use the disappointment of their Evo-Stik League Division One North play-off semi-final defeat to fuel another promotion tilt next season.
JOEY Barton plans to appeal his 18-month ban from all football activity after saying he was 'disappointed at the harshness sanction'.
JOEY Barton has been banned from all football activity for 18 months with immediate affect after he admitted an FA misconduct charge in relation to betting.
SOCIAL media has been rife with reports of a man walking with an emu on a lead in Chorley.
A TEENAGER encouraged his eight-year-old cousin to perform sex acts on him if he scored a goal against her in football, a jury has been told.
FIRE crews are dealing with a blaze at the Christie Hospital in Manchester.
A 46-YEAR-OLD man grabbed his 21-year-old daughter round the throat with both hands during a row.
CLARETS captain Tom Heaton was the toast of Burnley fans as he claimed the Supporters’ Player of the Year title at the annual awards evening at Turf Moor on Wednesday night.
THE chief executive of Blackburn-based youth empowerment charity SLYNCS is to step down.
A SPORTS science teacher has been honoured with an outstanding achievement award.
THE fire service is continuing investigations into a major fire which seriously damaged a Grade II-listed building.
CLARETS reporter Tyrone Marshall looks at the reasons why Burley have no need to panic over the final four weeks of the Premier League season.
MORE than 200 taxi drivers from Hyndburn have completed training to help them be more aware of safeguarding issues like human trafficking and child sexual exploitation.
A HEADTEACHER has spoken of his 'pride' after his Rossendale school was rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.
CONTROVERSIAL plans for three new wind turbines look set to be halted by planners after almost 1,400 objections.
BLACKBURN Rovers Ladies will look to add another piece of silverware to their trophy cabinet when they face AFC Fylde in the Lancashire County Cup final tonight (7.30pm).
A FATHER has turned 'irreplaceable' pictures from the past into vital funds for a charity.
CAMPAIGNERS laid flowers and held banners during a peaceful vigil at a slaughterhouse subject to a government cruelty probe.
FORMER Accrington Stanley manager and Blackburn Rovers player James Beattie has been praised for helping to rescue two children from a yacht which ran into the Sandbanks chain ferry.
Burnley-based fridge van conversion specialist CoolKit Ltd has launched a brand-new solution for a refrigerated box body at this year’s CV Show.
DARWEN boxing prospect Mickey Ellison fell to his first career defeat when he was beaten on points by Carl Wild on Friday night, and insists it was a fight he should have won.
A WOMAN has appeared before a judge to deny murdering a man in Blackburn.
A BABY chick is safely recovering in its new home after being rescued from a busy road days before Easter.
A WARNING has been issued about several scams targeting the elderly and vulnerable.
TWO bus services reinstated after hundreds of people signed a petition to bring them back have been abandoned after only a handful actually used them.
THE refurbishment of a ‘dilapidated’ tennis clubhouse is almost complete.
A HISTORIC theatre group is looking for support as it fights financial problems ahead of its 125th birthday.
A RECORD number of emergency supplies were given out at foodbanks in the last 12 months, new figures show.
TWO runners are to attempt a mammoth challenge in the Lake District to inspire people to become fit and active.
ROBBIE Brady insists Burnley have 'plenty left in the tank' for the final four games of the Premier League campaign.
AMY Gornall hopes to use the Tour de Yorkshire this weekend as a springboard back into the big time.
BALLET, which originated in the courts of Italy, 600 years ago, is an artistic form of dance.
A SPEECH therapist who accused interviewers of racism and homophobia after failing to secure a new post has been punished by a health watchdog.
VITAL work to protect a small town from flooding should be speeded up, a councillor has demanded.
THE prospect of Colne’s former market hall becoming home to a rock venue and bars appears to be fading.
PRIMARY school pupils in Blackburn have been getting lessons in how to manage debt.
SCOTT Arfield believes the freedom Sean Dyche gives his players on the pitch has helped so many of them improve during their time at Burnley.
DEFENDER Darragh Lenihan is a hoping three points against Aston Villa this weekend can give Rovers momentum to take in to the final day at Brentford.
A RETIRED vicar and former teacher are toast of the village after celebrating 25 years running a pub.
A CONVICTED drug dealer who tried to con a neighbour with learning difficulties out of £14,000 during a campaign of intimidation has been jailed.
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