WHILE Mikey Worswick’s world title winning performance was the undoubted highlight of the evening, it was another memorable home show for Kokoro Kick Boxing Club.
A new state of the art shopping website launched by a North West company has gone live.
IT'S that time of year when some of us go and get our winter coats in preparation of the cold weather ahead.
A TEENAGER had been airlifted to hospital after crashing his motorbike into a wall.
WOLVES have announced head coach Walter Zenga's contract has been terminated with immediate effect.
STUDENTS will get hands-on experience working in a busy hotel as part of a new link-up with a national hotel chain.
A NINE-YEAR-OLD girl who suffers from a rare kidney disorder had her dream come true after she got to sing at Wembley stadium alongside pop star Nicole Scherzinger.
HOSPITAL patients who may go hungry are being offered vouchers by food bank bosses before they are discharged home.
A RETAINED firefighter acted quickly when a tumble dryer burst into flames, spewing out toxic smoke.
A SOCIAL worker who was found to have obstructed a child abuse investigation has been suspended for four months by his professional watchdog.
ARSONISTS who set fire to tonnes of rubbish dumped in Hyndburn have been branded ‘morons’ by residents.
BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche has once again refused to rule out a return for former Clarets midfielder Joey Barton.
A HORSE walks into a bar and the barman says, ‘Why the long face? We beat Everton 2-1’.
ROVERS Under-23s boss Damien Johnson insists his side will continue to work on improving their finishing after a disappointing 1-0 defeat at West Brom.
WE all know how important Burnley’s home form is and it was a big result to pick up three points against Everton on Saturday.
CHELSEA winger Pedro’s opening goal in the 4-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday, following a terrible mistake from Red Devils skipper Chris Smalling, came after an astonishing 30 seconds.
A MAN taking his granddaughter to nursery was subject to abuse and threats by a 23-year-old man enraged by what he saw as inconsiderate parking.
SATURDAY’S late defeat at Bristol City on Saturday was a bit of a sickener for Rovers, but it’s all about getting results at the moment.
AN appeal for information has been launched after bank cards were stolen from a car and used in shops.
A MAN was arrested for possessing cocaine after finding himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.
DARWEN Live’s organisers have started recruiting volunteer security staff as they prepare a bid for a second town centre stage at next year’s festival.
A GIRL was 'thrown into the air' after being hit by a car in Huncoat this morning.
A 19-YEAR-OLD man has suffered back and rib injuries after coming off his bike in Huncoat.
A DOG walker said he felt ‘lucky to be alive’ after a car struck him in a hit-and-run.
A MOTHER and her six-year-old son were ‘left shaken’ when two cars collided in Knuzden.
A 55-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a house fire in the Ribble Valley this morning.
A MAN jumped 30 feet into a shallow brook in a failed bid to evade police.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a 'large fire' at a toilet paper manufacturing plant in Blackburn last night.
DARRAGH Lenihan’s old-school qualities make him an excellent stand-in centre-half, according to Rovers manager Owen Coyle.
A HYNDBURN primary school is seeking permission to replace its unsecure front fencing after its pupils were spotted trying to ‘escape’.
THE father of a man left fighting for his life after being attacked in a Darwen nightclub has launched a fundraising appeal for his care.
MATT Lowton is hoping Burnley’s late winning goal against Everton will give the Clarets a lift all week as they seek to claim a first away win of the season at Old Trafford on Saturday.
A TEENAGE drug dealer was jailed after being found with hundreds of pounds worth of cannabis following a police chase.
JOAN COOPER I.S.M Died 25th October 2011. So sadly missed by son Steven. No words, just memories
JOHN MAXWELL JAGGER The family of the late John Maxwell (Max) would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for their kind messages of sympathy, cards and donations received during their recent sad loss.
DOROTHY FATKIN (nee Worswick) On 20th October 2016, peacefully in hospital. Dorothy aged 88 years. We thank you for being in our lives. Beloved wife of the late Rodney also a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A service in St…
ERNEST HOLDEN On Wednesday 19th October 2016, peacefully in hospital after a short illness Ernest aged 86 years. The beloved husband of Audrey, dearly loved father of Debby, dear father-in-law of Robin, devoted grandpa of Jonathan and Emerson. A…
JOHN EDWARD SEDDON Of Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle, died peacefully in hospital on Friday 21st October 2016, aged 75 years. A celebration of life service will take place at 3.00pm on Thursday 27th October 2016 at Accrington Crematorium. Family…
STEPHEN GREGSON Suddenly on Tuesday 18th October 2016, at Royal Blackburn Hospital, Stephen aged 35 Years. The dearly loved partner and soulmate of Tanya, treasured dad of Corben, Logan and Gabriella, a much loved brother of Coleen, Paula and…
HARRY SMALLEY Peacefully on Monday 17th October 2016, at East Lancs Hospice, Harry aged 85 years. The wonderful & loving husband of Mavis, a dearly loved dad, brother and a wonderful grandad & loving brother-in-law. Harry will be sadly missed…
WRIGHT On 18th October 2016 GEORGE Aged 80 years The beloved husband of Josie, devoted daddy of Heather, father in law of Paul, dear grandpa of Freya and Arlo, and sadly missed by all his family and friends. ‘You lived your life so graciously, you…
HALINA BRIGGS (nee SKOCZEN) After a long illness, died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Thursday, 20th October, aged 68. Halina was a dearly beloved wife to Kevin, much loved mother of Paul, Julian and Emma, dearest Mother-In-Law to…
EDYTHE ALFREDA BURNETT-HURST (nee Wilson) Suddenly on Sunday 16th October 2016, at Royal Blackburn Hospital, Edythe aged 82 years. The devoted wife of Stafford. A Service and cremation will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday 1st November…
DIANE BEACH (nee Latus) On Thursday, 20th October, 2016, peacefully in hospital, Diane, aged 61 years, of Canalside, Blackburn. The dearly loved wife of Phil, much loved mum of Martin, devoted gran of Riley, loving sister of Barbara and Alison,…
DAVID WAYNE SMITH 1970-2009 Not a day goes by when we don't think of you and love you, till we all meet again our beautiful son, David. Love from Mum, Dad, Rachel, Glenn and family xxxxx
FRED HUGHES Loving birthday memories of a dear husband and dad on his 89th birthday. Loved forever, missed always. From loving wife Treasa and family x
JUNE ROSE HARWOOD On Saturday October 15th 2016, peacefully, June aged 80 years. Wife of the late Derek, deepest regrets from all family and friends. Reposing in the Darwen Chapel of Rest, Blackburn Road, Darwen. Funeral Service and Committal will…