SEAN Dyche has labelled Joey Barton’s 18-month ban from all football activity ‘a bit harsh’.
A TEENAGER has appeared in court charged with supplying ecstasy to a 16-year-old girl who died after taking the drugs.
AN air rifle has been fired in a Blackburn Street, police said.
A CHARITY has set up an online page to allow people to make donations.
LABOUR has highlighted Lancashire County Council’s pioneering ‘Heylo’ housing scheme, in a special report.
A COMMUNITY sewing hub and school uniform shop will be opening up in Darwen next week.
A GROUP of former students has made a series of donations to organisations working with young people in the area.
THE Football Association commission members that banned Joey Barton from all football activity for 18 months felt the punishment handed down to the Burnley midfielder was 'reasonable, proportionate and fair'.
A STOLEN car crashed into two walls and a lamppost this morning, police said.
BEN Mee is a doubt for Burnley's trip to Crystal Palace as he continues to battle a shin injury that saw him withdrawn at half-time against Manchester United last week.
PROFITS at Burnley-based boohoo.com have ballooned over a successful 12 months, it has been revealed.
St Mary's College's BTEC Sport group are attempting to climb Scafell Pike while raise money for a local charity.
SAM Allardyce believes one more win would rubber-stamp Crystal Palace's Premier League survival - but he has warned his players the three points will not come easy against Burnley on Saturday.
SEAN McConville has warned League Two that Accrington Stanley will come back stronger next year after seeing their slim hopes of promotion fade after defeat at Newport County last week.
SEAN Dyche has labelled Joey Barton's 18-month ban from all football activity 'a bit harsh'.
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray has almost a full squad to chose from for tomorrow's crunch clash at home to Aston Villa.
ROADS in the centre of Accrington were sealed off as police negotiators spoke with a man stood on the edge of the railway viaduct.
AN investigation is underway after a man suffered head injuries in a 'fight' at a fish and chip shop, police said.
A ‘SUPER star’ youngster who is suffering from a rare cancer is making a ‘positive’ recovery while receiving treatment in the USA.
BIRMINGHAM captain Paul Robinson has been banned for three games by the Football Association.
A CHURCH which is seeking to repair its crumbling roof is aiming for work to be completed by spring next year.
STANLEY boss John Coleman believes his side need to develop a ruthless edge after lamenting their results against the bottom four sides in League Two.
PLANS are moving forward for a proposed £600,000 development to transform East Lancashire Railway’s Rawtenstall Station.
FOOTBALL trading card collectors have been asked to help support Brierfield Celtic FC.
THE result might not have gone Burnley's way at Selhurst Park in October 2012 but they played their part in a seven-goal thriller.
THE Mall Blackburn has selected North West organisation Cash for Kids as its nominated charity for 2017.
NEW plans to build 126 homes in Darwen have been recommended for approval by council officers.
PEOPLE gathered at a village hall to celebrate the culture of Afghanistan.
ALEX Davies has heard the stories of great days out at a Lord’s final, but now he wants to experience one for himself as Lancashire target Royal London One-Day Cup success.
ACCRINGTON Stanley's play-off hopes took a hit last week when the Reds' long unbeaten run was ended at Newport County.
A DENTIST accused of stabbing his love rival when he came home to find him boozing and taking cocaine with his wife has been cleared of all charges.
IT is coming up to that time of the week when you start to think about eating out or having a takeaway.
FAYE McCoy’s second-half winner secured a second piece of silverware of the season for Blackburn Rovers Ladies as they lifted the Lancashire Challenge Cup for an 11th time with a 1-0 win over Fylde Ladies.
YOUNGSTERS will be bringing a village tradition back to life by performing a dance around a historic maypole.
A MAJOR event to celebrate the talents of young entrepreneurs is coming to Blackburn.
A FUNDRAISING campaign has been set up to help the family of a community stalwart in Accrington pay for her funeral.
PEOPLE have less than two weeks to spend or bank their old paper fivers before they lose their legal tender status.
TWO schools have been told they continue to be 'good' following short inspections.
PARENTS have launched a campaign to save a pre-school at risk of closure after was branded ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted.
DETECTIVES investigating two incidents in Chorley have released CCTV images in an appeal for information.
A 92-YEAR-OLD man has died after a collision in Bacup.
THERE is something for everyone to do this May Day Bank Holiday weekend.
AN ‘inspirational community hero’ has been named as Rossendale Woman of the Year 2017.
MORE than £3,000 was raised during the opening weekend of a new charity shop.
A COMPLETE shake-up of how a council does business could pay for the return of weekly bin collections, an opposition leader has said.
VISITS from the Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny and Santa Claus cost parents in East Lancashire more than £2,000 per child, new research shows.
Calico Enterprise have once again teamed up with Burnley FC in the Community to offer continued support to their tenants in the Burnley area.
WRECKLESS Eric is one of the music scene’s great characters.
CANADIAN duo Madison Violet will begin their UK tour with a date in Barnoldswick next week.
GUITAR virtuoso Dan Patlansky heads to Manchester next week buoyed by the success of his most recent album Intro-Vertigo.