PEOPLE are being warned about an "Arctic Blast" set to hit East Lancashire overnight.
BLACKBURN band New York Tourists will open for the Kaiser Chiefs at the Scarborough Open Air Theatre for a special homecoming show in May.
A NEW inspection regime is to be introduced to examine how councils, health and probation services and the police are working together to protect children living with, or at risk of, neglect.
FOUR hero police officers have been praised after their quick-thinking actions helped save a motorist’s life.
HOLLYWOOD superstar Will Smith will team up with DJ Jazzy Jeff to headline a brand new festival heading to Blackpool over the August Bank Holiday.
IT may not have been the result we wanted but it did not stop Clarets fans being all smiles before and during their game with Manchester United.
A WOMAN has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 29 months after admitting to drink-driving.
ST GEORGE was in the hearts and minds of East Lancashire folk as celebrations in his honour took place across the weekend.
A SHOPKEEPER in Blackburn has been given a suspended prison sentence after masterminding a £25,000 fake tobacco scam.
The Cummins Mellor Group have welcomed experienced sales professional Jack Mellor into the business, the fourth and final member of the Mellor family now actively working within the organisation.
SPEEDING drivers will soon face stricter penalties and much higher fines based on what they earn.
A BUSINESSMAN has called for the Labour Party to pay the cost a by-election where their winning candidate declared himself disqualified on polling day.
CLARETS reporter Tyrone Marshall discusses the talking points from Burnley's 2-0 defeat to Manchester United at Turf Moor.
PUNK legends The Stranglers will headline this year’s Head For The Hills festival.
A NEWSPAPERMAN who brought millions of stories to the people of East Lancashire has died aged 101.
A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a collision with a four-by-four vehicle on the outskirts of Burnley on Sunday afternoon.
TWO cars were involved in a crash in Samlesbury this morning.
FIREFIGHTERS battled a moorland fire that broke out last night in Belmont for almost three hours.
IT is certainly coming together for two of the region’s most progressive technology companies.
IT’S Alice in Wonderland, but not as you know it!
A LEADING Darwen councillor has clashed with a borough boss over the involvement of his assistant in saving a park in her own ward.
NEW figures have shown that textile manufacturing in Lancashire is experiencing a revival after millions has been invested in the industry.
A MAN was forced to climb out of his first-floor window after a kitchen fire last night.
PLANS are in place for a Blackburn-based furniture firm to expand as the result of a £400,000 investment package.
THOUSANDS of people pounded the streets at the London Marathon yesterday.
A RIBBLE Valley care home has been told to make improvements after breaching health regulations.
YOUTHS have been issued with 'acceptable behaviour contracts' in a move aimed at tackling nuisance.
A TEENAGE driver stopped for a routine check was found to have cannabis in his system.
PLANS to get tougher on drivers who break speed limits have been welcomed by campaigners.
TWO bikers are set to travel on an 8,000 mile journey across Europe to raise money for charity.
DARRAGH Lenihan admits Rovers lacked a cutting edge at Wolves which leaves them facing an uphill battle going in to their final two games.
JAMES Tarkowski insists Burnley remain full of belief despite seeing the gap over the bottom three cut to five points.
PLANNING bosses are set to green light the conversion of a former iconic Burnley pub into flats and shops, in the face of local opposition.
A SHOPKEEPER has condemned a council for forcing him to take down external roller shutters only for his windows to be vandalised.
A PREGNANT Shetland pony 'savagely attacked' by a dog in a field had to be put down.
ELIZABETH GRIMSHAW If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again. My heart still aches in sadness and secret tears still flow. What it means to lose you, no one will ever know. Your loving…
BERYL LEIGH 1939 - 2016 In memory of a wonderful loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and a good friend to many, who passed away on 24th April, 2016. Gone but not forgotten. Brian, Gillian, Ian and family.
CHRISTINA BRIERTON On Wednesday 12th April 2017, suddenly in hospital, Christina aged 79 years. Beloved Wife of the late Peter, much loved Mum of Michelle, the late Anthony and the late Mandy, loving Mother in Law, special Nan to Madison, cherished…
JOHN SHORROCK Please note the Requiem Mass will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Edwards Darwen on Thursday 27th April at 1.30 pm followed by interment at Pleasington Cemetery at 3pm. All enq to Darwen Funeral Service, 59-61…
EVA WHIPP (nee Aspin) On 15th April 2017, at Springfield Care Home, after a long illness, formerly of Cherry Tree, Eva aged 96 years. The beloved wife of the late Alan and sister of the late Tom and Betty and a good friend to many. A Service and…
JOE HUTCHEON Thinking of you on your 21st birthday. Love Dad, Angie, brothers and sisters. xxx
MARY FLORENCE PICKUP Peacefully on Sunday 16th April 2017, at Cheshire Grange Nursing Home, Mary aged 95 years. The dearly loved wife of Bill, a much loved mother of Anne and Jane, a dear mother-in-law of Barry and Mervyn, a loving granny of Stephen,…
PAUL Lambert admitted Wolves didn’t do enough to beat his former side Blackburn Rovers in what was a ‘really poor’ game at Molineux.