SHANE Duffy went from zero to hero as he scored an extra-time winner to send Rovers into the third round of the EFL Cup on a night of drama at a deserted Ewood Park.
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TRAVELLERS encamped on land adjacent to Harvey Street in Oswaldtwistle have been told they have to leave.
BURNLEY striker Andre Gray has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association in regards to homophobic tweets he posted four years ago.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to save a cat that was stuck on a roof for several hours in Blackburn.
Sixty volunteers took to the streets to clean-up their local area.
THE founder of a school uniform recycle group labelled the ‘high’ price tag on school equipment and uniforms ‘absolutely ridiculous’.
BURNLEY star David Brown believes there is no better tonic for getting over their LCB Cup semi-final defeat by Denton West than going on and winning the Lancashire League.
WHAT a fantastic victory for Sean Dyche’s men on Saturday and one that shows how they need to go about their business in the Premier League this season, writes Paul Weller.
A CHILD sex offender who was banned from having a mobile phone with an integrated camera tried to conceal he owned such a device from police.
JOHN Coleman has told his players there will be no second chances in a Stanley shirt this season as they head into a huge week for the club.
A 52-YEAR-OLD woman has been taken to hospital after suffering a head injury this morning.
SELFIE-LOVERS are being urged to ‘Goth up’ and help raise cash in memory of Sophie Lancaster who was brutally murdered for being dressed as a goth.
A man who set out to visit all seven wonders of the modern world 9 years ago has completed his challenge.
A BLACKBURN motorist who spotted his car for sale on the internet eventually got his vehicle back in better condition than when it was stolen.
A MAN was left fighting for his life after being stabbed in a Blackburn estate.
PLANS to re-vamp one of Blackburn’s main eyesores have taken a step closer, according to local residents.
WE’VE got just over a week until the transfer window closes and Blackburn Rovers must sort out the futures of Shane Duffy and Ben Marshall before then.
ORGANISERS in Darwen are calling for the town’s main events to be held on separate days to boost business and attract more visitors.
NEIGHBOURS in Oswaldtwistle have called on council bosses to deal with overhanging trees that are ‘blinding drivers’ turning onto a main road.
A NEW mum has praised East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for giving her the birth she dreamed of in a rare caesarean procedure.
THOSE inspired into action by Mo Farah and Team GB’s impressive showing in the Olympics can get free access to a number of sports on Saturday.
A BURNLEY communications firm has signed a deal with Europe’s largest concert giant to install high-tech IT equipment at its venues.
WES Brown was given a run out as Blackburn Rovers Under-23s drew 0-0 with Middlesbrough in their first Premier League 2 game at their new home of the County Ground in Leyland.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle will freshen up his starting line-up for tonight’s EFL Cup second-round tie at home to Crewe Alexandra.
SAM Vokes insists scoring the first goal will be crucial for Burnley this season after he rocked Liverpool with a second-minute stunner.
MORE than £1million in cash has been seized from criminals in Lancashire by one highly-trained team.
BLACKBURN Rovers will not have any new signings in place for tonight’s EFL Cup second-round tie with Crewe Alexandra at Ewood Park – but Owen Coyle is hoping to bolster his injury-hit squad in time for Saturday’s Championship clash with Fulham.
PLANS to convert a former Ribble Valley pub into four dwellings have been rejected after a heated debate between councillors.
SHANE Duffy will come back into contention for Blackburn Rovers tonight after being given the chance to reflect on the events that led up to the worst night of his Ewood Park career.
A BUSINESS in Accrington has submitted plans to Hyndburn Council to open up a takeaway.
A GYM instructor is combining playing the Pokémon Go computer game with fitness classes after he saw the potential for the game to ‘make people more active’.
ANDRE Gray says he never doubted he would find the net in the top flight after breaking his Premier League duck against Liverpool on Saturday.
A THIEF who broke into an ambulance response car while paramedics were attending to a 59-year-old man has been warned they put lives at risk.
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THOMAS ALBAN BRADLEY On Wednesday 17th August 2016, peacefully at his home with his family by his side, Tommy aged 47 year's. The beloved husband of Anastasia, dearly loved dad of Jack and Thomas dear step dad of Danny and Ben much loved son of…
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MARJORIE KELLY On Friday, 12th August, 2016, at 6.00 pm, peacefully in Queens Lodge Nursing Home, Marjorie aged 89 years. The dearly beloved wife of the late Thomas Heyes Kelly, much loved mother of Michael and a loving auntie and friend. A 10.45 am…
KATHLEEN ELLEN POVEY On Thursday, 18th August, 2016, peacefully in Birch Hall Care Centre, Kathleen, aged 71 years. The dearly beloved wife of David, much loved mum of Simon and Michelle, mother in law of Kerry and Lee and a loving nanna of Kyle and…