A MAN has suffered head injuries after he reportedly jumped from a bridge in Colne.
WE'VE got a library jam-packed full of photographs and we have been on the hunt for more images to stir memories for our readers.
Sheffield’s Ponds Forge was the host pool for the 10th Derventio Excel April Level 1 Meet where 39 Pioneer 79 Swimming Club members aged between 10 and 19 competed over two days. This competition is well attended year upon year, and attracts some…
12 year old Pioneer 79 Para-Swimmer, Ethan Naisbitt competed in Glasgow at the British Para-Swimming International Meet recently. The competition was also being used for selection of swimmers to compete at this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio. This…
Pioneer 79 Swimmers, Niamh Robinson and Ben Martin, both 16 years of age, competed in Glasgow recently at the British Championships. This event was being used as a selection event for numerous competitions including the Olympic Games to be held in…
PIONEER 79 Swimming Club’s younger competitive swimmers competed in their ‘home round’ of the Micro League of the North West, at Accrington Academy.
MORE than 40 Pioneer 79 swimmers travelled over the border to Yorkshire to compete in the Harrogate Spa Gala – and returned to Lancashire with a clutch of medals.
RAILWAY Club made up for missing out on the Burnley Miners Sunday League Premier Division title after they beat Weir FC 2-1 to lift the Towneley Cup.
GAZ Hampson has picked up just about everything going in small table snooker in the Darwen and Blackburn area. But he's never landed a loyalty bonus.
AN East Lancashire author could see a huge windfall in film and TV rights for his new crime thriller, producers, actors and directors say.
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CROWDS came from far and wide to the East Lancashire Railway over the Bank Holiday for a nostalgic trip back to the 1940s.
FANS of super cars were left all revved up when an East Lancashire motor show returned.
TOM Heaton has been confirmed as a member of England's final 23-man squad for the European Championships in France.
PUPILS are waging a campaign against irresponsible parking near their school by issuing their own warning letters.
DARWEN's biggest music festival is said to have attracted 'more people than ever before' in its 16th year.
A DAY of fun, sport and music was enjoyed by hundreds in support of a charity set up in memory of a 17-month-old girl who lost her battle with cancer earlier this month.
THE sun shone and thousands turned out to bring town and country together for the 149th Great Harwood Show yesterday (MON).
A 25-YEAR-OLD soldier has re-joined his regiment after being given the all clear following a traumatic cancer diagnosis.
A TEENAGER was airlifted to hospital after coming off a quad bike in Sabden.
HAIR and beauty students proved they had style during a spectacular show held in Colne.
Happy 13th Birthday to a very Special Princess CHEYANNE BARTON Have an amazing day, with lots of love from Mum, Nan and Family. Xxx
JAMES Anderson has jumped above his England pace partner Stuart Broad to the top of the International Cricket Council's Test bowling rankings, for the first time in his career.
A MAN who suffered serious head injuries crashing his motorcycle into a stone wall has died.
The borough’s best businesses have been crowned winners at the Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards.
MICHAEL Duff believes Tom Heaton’s England debut is just reward for his Clarets consistency.
A 49-YEAR-OLD man with 257 offences on his record pleaded guilty to three charges of being drunk and disorderly.
A DECISION for key funding to extend one of East Lancashire’s largest business parks is set to provoke controversy, with campaigners claiming roads won’t cope.
AS TEMPERATURES reached the dizzy heights of 19 degrees in Lancashire on Sunday, one hiker was ‘dressed’ for the occasion when he was spotted on Winter Hill.
A 21-YEAR-OLD man from Blackburn was seriously injured after his car clipped a kerb, flipped on its roof and landed in a field.
WE ARE no nearer to knowing who will be Blackburn’s new manager and this is now going to have an impact on recruitment for the new season.
BLACKBURN Rovers ace Jason Lowe believes it is no surprise that skipper Grant Hanley is catching the eye of other clubs.
JACQUES STANLEY STAN May 18th, 2016. Peacefully at Glan Clwyd Hospital after a short illness aged 81 years and of Dyserth, North Wales, formerly of Accrington. Dearly loved father of Sandra and a loving brother and uncle. Sadly missed by all his…
LESLEY WADMAN Please spare a moment to remember Lesley, died 31st May, 2009. Still missed, still remembered. From Dad, Mum and family.
DEAR HEART OF JESUS In the past I have asked for many favours, this time I ask you this special one (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your Father sees it, then in His merciful eyes it will become your…
NORA HACKING On the 26th May 2016 Nora passed away at the Royal Blackburn Hospital. Beloved wife of 69 years to Jim. Much loved mother of David and mother in law to Linda. Devoted nan to Louise, Jon and great nan to Amelia, Bethany, James and Jordan.…