BLACKBURN Rovers Ladies ensured their name would remain on the Lancashire FA Women’s Challenge Cup following a 2-1 victory over Preston North End at the County Ground in Leyland on Thursday.
MOTORISTS are being urged to avoid the A666 Bolton Road, Blackburn after an accident.
DRIVERS escaped injury following a two-car collision on the M65 this evening.
BLACKBURN Rovers have released a statement to clarify the position of Alan Myers, confirming he is on gardening leave and that he is no longer a director of the club.
MANAGERS and directors come and go at football clubs, and under Venky’s, they have done so at an alarming rate at Blackburn Rovers.
AWARD-WINNING Stanley House Hotel and Spa, Mellor has announced a duo of promotions.
A DRUG dealer lived a life of flash cars and expensive properties on money he made pedalling misery on the streets of East Lancashire.
THE top level of a ‘suicide hot spot’ car park in Nelson has been blocked off after a man has had to be talked down by police three times in the last two months.
DANNY Ings is closing in on a return to action for Liverpool as Reds boss Jurgen Klopp said he 'respected' the tribunal decision which set a fee for his move to Burnley this week.
I THINK it’s all going to come down to a test of nerve for Burnley now.
BURNLEY captain Tom Heaton believes the form of the Championship’s top three teams will see the promotion race go down to the final day of the season.
THREE armed masked men walked into a bookmakers in Blackburn and threatened a female worker with bats.
A YOUNGSTER who dreams of being a professional animator has been given a boost by getting his work retweeted by celebrities.
A HALFWAY house has been slammed by locals over "antisocial behaviour" and faces calls to be shut down.
POLICE officers in Merseyside are becoming increasingly concerned for a missing 15-year-old boy.
A MAN was attacked from behind in an unprovoked assault as he walked with friends in Clitheroe.
A MOTHER took her own life after becoming depressed when her husband left, an inquest heard.
BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche will be keeping an eye on how Middlesbrough get on at Birmingham tonight as the Championship promotion race approaches the home straight.
I HALF expected the news that Paul Lambert would not be Blackburn Rovers manager next season as it looks like the things he was promised by the owners have not been delivered.
A WOMAN was injured after two vehicles collided on a Blackburn roundabout this morning.
PAUL Lambert yesterday announced his decision to leave Blackburn Rovers at the end of the season – after failing to receive assurances from Venky’s.
ROADWORKS and speed restrictions on the M65 between Padiham and Nelson will be removed over the coming week.
THE latest phone scam going round could scarily cost you hundreds of pounds - and you wouldn't even know until your bill came in.
AS part of our daily look back for our readers' memories we have delved into our library to get shots of different areas.
ROADS across East Lancashire are being described as 'hazardous' this morning after snow fell across the region again.
PAUL Lambert conducted his pre-match press conference for tomorrow’s trip to Rotherham United as usual – after announcing he will leave his position as Blackburn Rovers boss at the end of the season.
SEAN Dyche insists the Clarets’ renowned ‘never-say-die’ attitude is something he believed in as a player and was determined to take into his coaching career.
A 65-YEAR-OLD man who had drunk 20 to 30 cans of lager attacked his sister when she came to tell him his mother, who he lived with, had gone into a nursing home and would not be coming back.
A DESIGNER bathroom manufacturer founded in Burnley has been fined £826,000 after threatening retailers with sanctions if they offered discounts for their products online.
A FORMER security guard died after breaking his leg and developing pneumonia, an inquest heard.
KATHLEEN AINSWORTH Geoff, Janet, Bridie, Graham and family wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their loving support, cards and messages of condolence received during their sad loss. Thank you to all who…
GERARD (Ged) MACNEALL Nicola, Robert and David wish to thank all friends, family and neighbours for their support and help during this sad time and for all the cards of condolence received and the many flowers. To everyone who attended the funeral we…
ANDREW HOLT (Andy) The family of the late Andy Holt wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards of condolence, expressions of sympathy and donations made for the East Lancashire Hospice. Thanking also…
LILIAN MATTHEWS Christine, Paul and family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to all relations, friends, past colleagues, neighbours and the congregation of The Church of the Saviour for all the many cards, letters, telephone calls, prayers…
JOHN DAMIEN GRIMSHAW The family of the late John Grimshaw wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their time of sadness. Also for the cards, floral tributes and…
BARBARA ST. LAWRENCE GASS Vivian would like to express his sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards of condolence, kind expressions of sympathy and donations made for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Thanking also…
NORMA MACHIN 29th April A year ago you passed away, your family miss you every day, we think of you, you're in our hearts, it helps us through the difficult parts. Precious, treasured, memories of a much loved wife, mum and gran xxx Ken, Ian, Ruth,…
ANDREW LEAVER Heather, Joan, Chelsea, Drew and Freddie would like to thank family, friends, neighbours also work colleagues past and present for all the thoughtful cards, flowers and messages sent to us following Andy’s passing. We would also like…
GARY JAMES CARRINGTON Peacefully at his home on 27th April 2016 with his devoted wife by his side, Gary aged 55 years of Lower Darwen, the devoted husband of Judith, much loved son of Bett and the late Jim, loving father of January and Autumn,…
VALERIE (Val) BANCROFT Unexpectedly on Saturday 23rd April 2016, at her home, Val aged 82 years. The dearly loved wife of Russell, cherished mum of Louise, Judith and Katie, a dear mother-in-law of Stuart and Charles and a devoted granny of Jonny,…
THOMAS DOUGHERTY (TOM) On Sunday April 24th 2016 peacefully in hospital after a short illness, Tom aged 80 years. The beloved husband of the late Nancy, much loved dad of Joan, Peter and Nadine, treasured grandad of Matthew, Joseph, Thomas and Simon,…
LORRAINE LAMBTON (Dolly) On 26th April 2016, peacefully in hospital. Lorraine aged 66 years. Beloved wife of Ron, much loved mam of Rebecca and the late Rachel, dear mother-in-law of Stephen also cherished grandma of Jack. Funeral service at…
KIERAN PETER KEIGHER On Tuesday 26th April, 2016 surrounded by people who love him, Kieran aged 34 years. Dearly loved husband of Rachel, precious son of Philomena and the late Thomas Keigher, loved brother of Kevin, David and John, brother-in-law to…
PAUL VINCENT MAHON Peacefully in his sleep on 24th April 2016, aged 58 years. Much loved son, brother, step dad, uncle and friend. Reposing in the Mill Hill Chapel of Rest, 9 New Wellington Street, Blackburn. Funeral service and cremation to take…
HARRY HEATON Birthday wishes Always in our thoughts Love your loving wife Irene and son Harry Junior Miss you sweetheart xxxx
BERYL LE MOINE Passed away 29th April, 2013. Time is swiftly passing by, But love and memories never die. With love from Eric, Steven, Gary and all your family and friends xxxx
POLICE looking into allegations of human trafficking in Blackburn "discovered a cannabis farm" during their investigation.