BLACKBURN Rovers owners Venky’s have released a statement on the club’s official website expressing they ‘remain totally committed to supporting all areas of the football club’.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle has given his take on the departure of England manager Sam Allardyce.
CAMPAIGNERS in Colne have been left with a "bittersweet" feeling after successfully fighting off plans for 270 homes - but seeing 90 properties allowed for a rural site.
A MAN has been arrested after a high-speed pursuit with police through East Lancashire in which the stolen car he was driving was clocked at doing over 100 miles per hour.
AN eight-year-old girl has taken supermarket giant Tesco to task over the less than inspirational slogans on its range of girls’ clothing.
SAM Vokes has been called-up by Wales as they continue their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign against Austria and Georgia next week.
A NATURE reserve is celebrating after seeing a boost in the number of visitors it has attracted over the past year.
THE first occupant of the office block at the heart of Blackburn’s new £34million Cathedral Quarter has moved in.
EAST Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners have welcomed Labour’s party conference commitment to ban the controversial process.
ANOTHER game of two halves left Stanley boss John Coleman frustrated, but pleased with a point against Mansfield.
A TROUBLED Burnley school is being run by an acting headteacher from Preston while governors decide how to recruit a successor.
A ‘WELLBEING survey’ has rated happiness, life satisfaction and anxiety levels across the entire country.
YOU’VE heard of the phrase ‘The early bird catches the worm’ - well that describes some of our top amateur photographers who had their alarm clocks at the ready to capture these great early morning pictures in East Lancashire.
A MANHUNT is continuing after two men were seeing carrying a knife and a handgun whilst arguing in a Padiham street.
A RESTAURANT boss called police to his award-winning Indian after a customer claimed to have found a dead mouse in her curry.
ROVERS head to Birmingham City on Saturday looking to make it nine points from the last 12. We asked our fans' jury whether their expectations for the season have changed...
CHILDREN from a Tanzanian orphanage are celebrating a 25-year partnership with an East Lancashire charity by performing at local schools.
THE Clarets turned on the style in front of the Sky TV cameras on Monday night and I think they also helped allay a few creeping fears about whether we could cut it in the Premier League.
THE key moments in that 25-pass move at the iPro were obviously the last two passes and finish, but Craig Conway’s Herculean effort to keep the ball in play, not to mention his fantastic skill to keep possession, was the reason the goal went on to…
VOLUNTEERS have been working to remove a ‘lake’ at Darwen Cricket Club ahead of next season in a new league.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of an Accrington man are appealing for the community’s help to catch his killer.
CAMPAIGNERS have voiced their upset after a planning inspector allowed the construction of 31 extra homes in Barnoldswick.
A FATHER-OF-ONE attempted to strangle his fiancée and punched her in the face after a drunken argument, a court has heard.
A GP surgery in Blackburn has been placed in ‘special measures’ after a health watchdog raised a string of concerns following an inspection.
OWEN Coyle has hinted he will freshen up his attack as Blackburn Rovers look to bounce back from the defeat which ended their mini winning run.
JEFF Hendrick has praised Dean Marney’s unsung influence in Burnley’s midfield triangle.
AN 80 per cent drop in motorists being caught illegally using mobile phones while driving has been blamed on a cut in traffic officers.
A MAN who offered sanctuary to two young children who said they were frightened of their dad was attacked in his own home.
BASS legend Mark King is ready to hit the road with Level 42 with a UK tour which calls in at the Lowry, Salford Quays, on Tuesday.
SUE Lowry admits she has set herself a pretty hard task in paying tribute to one of the legends of country music.
LOUDON Wainwright III has a confession to make ahead of a series of much-awaited shows in the UK.
FOR Brooke Vincent, the experience of leaving the cobbles of Coronation Street behind to take to stages around the country has been an amazing one.
BIG Country will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their album The Seer by playing it in its entirety at their show in Blackburn next Saturday.
THE very best of the county’s attractions and businesses, which together draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, have been nominated in the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2016.
AN emergency motion has been passed unanimously by Ribble Valley Borough Council opposing plans to carve up the constituency.
NEW names are in the pipeline for the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General Hospitals to reflect its educational aspirations.
ALEXANDER (ALECK) BUNTING The family of the late Aleck Bunting wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their cards of condolence, kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and donations received during…
IRENA SAGAL On 25th September, 2016, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at Royal Black-burn Hospital, aged 85. Beloved wife of the late Mykola, and loving mother of Tomasz and Rychard. To a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend -…
ELLEN COLBERT On Wednesday 31st August 2016, in Sunrise Nursing Home, Solihull, Ellen, aged 91 years. The beloved wife of John, loving mother of Paul and Wendy, and treasured grandmother of Craig, Marc, Hannah, Candice, Michelle and Josiah, and a…
Eric Duxbury On 25th September 2016, suddenly in hospital. Eric aged 74 years. Beloved husband of Brenda, much loved dad of Alastair, dear father-in-law of Catherine, treasured grandad of Nicole, Chloe and Nathan also dear brother-in-law of Harry and…
JOHN McKENZIE On Saturday 24th September 2016, suddenly but peacefully in hospital, John aged 78 years the beloved husband of Elaine dearly loved dad of Kim, Mark, Kirsten and Bill, a dear father-in-law of Steve, Sharon and Daryl, also a devoted…
MARGARET CRAIG Birthday memories of a dearly loved wife and friend. Gone, but not forgotten. Love, Jimmy and Lisa xx
JOYCE WHEWELL Died peacefully at Higher Bank Residential Home, Blackburn on 24th September 2016 aged 91 years. Wife of the late Frank, mum to Norman, Kathleen and Sandra, grandma to Andrew, Alison, James and Amelia, great grandma to Amelia, Leighton…