A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of her newborn baby.
WITH a week left to go before the transfer window closes, I hope Rovers can bring in some fresh faces to help strengthen the squad.
JOHN Coleman praised Stanley’s goalscoring hero Shay McCartan for his willingness to take a risk to earn his glory.
A TEENAGER is making history after becoming Accrington Academy’s first student to be offered a place at Oxford University.
BURNLEY’S fine form in front of their own fans has given the squad renewed belief that they can put an end to their away day woes once their luck turns, according to defender Michael Keane.
A THREE-DAY strike began at a Blackburn school this morning over performance-related pay.
A FORMER journalist is continuing his dream job as an author and is set to release his second novel.
JOSHUA John Stanley, 18, of Old School Mews, Clegg Street, Haslingden, was sent in custody to Preston Crown Court when he appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court charged with engaging in sex with a 14-year-old girl.
EAST Lancashire is to benefit from a multi-million pound boost for projects including an advanced manufacturing research centre in Samlesbury and the Lomeshaye Industrial Estate in Nelson.
BLACKBURN-born children’s author Christina Gabbitas, who has ambitions to set up a reading festival in the town, spoke to Lancashire Telegraph reporter Harriet Whitehead about her journey and what inspires her to write.
THE number of teens classed as not in education, employment and training (NEET) in Blackburn with Darwen is falling thanks to a new team, figures show.
AN investigation has been launched after a car was deliberately set on fire in Blackburn.
‘PASSIONATE’ Clarets fans from Uganda are aiming to set up their own supporters club.
BLACKBURN Rovers are hoping that Charlie Mulgrew won’t be out for any longer than his previous spell on the sidelines with a groin injury.
A WOMAN has suffered a bleed on the brain after being hit by a car in Accrington.
A DARWEN soul artist is set to release a charity single with the help of some Northern Soul greats.
DOGS are in store for a ‘pawfect’ treat with the opening of a new specialist bakery in Great Harwood.
‘DIRE’ housing levels in Accrington could be helped by new plans to build up to 50 homes at a hotspot for anti-social behaviour.
Specialist Metering company Rospen has made the move to Rossendale bringing 30 new jobs to the region.
THE Government will do "all that is necessary" to implement a ruling of the Supreme Court that Parliament must give its approval to trigger the process of leaving the EU, Attorney General Jeremy Wright has said.
DAMIEN Johnson declared himself very pleased with his Blackburn Rovers Under-23s side as they moved a step closer to progression in the Premier League 2 Cup with a 4-0 win over Burnley.
MICHAEL Jolley felt his Burnley Under-23 side were hard done by in their East Lancashire derby defeat to Blackburn Rovers.
A CHILD has died after a crash on the M61 motorway.
TWO men racially abused the manager of a Blackburn hostel when he spoke to them about their behaviour and suggested they go outside and get some fresh air.
A MOTHER said she was ‘distraught and heartbroken’ after video footage was posted online of her ‘vulnerable’ son being punched and beaten inside a prison cell.
A BURGLAR hid behind a sofa and smoked cigarettes while waiting for the householders to go upstairs to bed, a jury has been told.
POLICE have arrested a man on suspicion of rape after a woman was attacked in the grounds of a town centre church.
AN URGENT appeal has been issued to find a missing boy and girl.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle is in no doubt his side are in need of new blood with just a week to go before the January transfer window closes.
AN MP has accused Blackburn with Darwen Council of ‘airbrushing’ part of his constituency from its official correspondence.
A WOMAN has appeared in court accused of murdering a pensioner.
SEAN Dyche believes it’s a matter of time before video technology is introduced in the Premier League.
OWEN Coyle hopes Scott Wharton can come back from his loan spell with Cambridge United ready to push to be a regular Blackburn Rovers first-team player.
EDNA HARPER The family of the late Edna would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy, floral tributes and cards. Thanks to Reverend David Bacon for his kind ministrations, Whitehall Hotel for their…
Joan Riley Big thank you to family, friends and neighbours for the cards, presents and good wishes received on Joan's 80th birthday. Thanks also for the £200 raised for Altham Animal Shelter. Love from Joan and Alison xx
DANNY RUSH Treasured memories of a much loved husband, father, father in law and nonno. Treasured forever are memories of you, Today, tomorrow and all life through,to us you were so special, Your smile we miss so much, what more can we say,except to…
SHEILA HARRISON (nee Boyle) Remembering a much loved and missed wife, mum and grandma. Love from husband Bill, daughters Linda and Lorraine and all the family xxx
JOHN HENRY DOLAN "Thoughts go back to happy days, Life goes on but memory stays" From sister Sheila
MICHAEL (Mick) KELLY Mrs Mary Kelly and the rest of Michaels family would like to express their sincere thanks to all family, friends, neighbours and colleagues who attended the service and for the many cards of condolence, expressions of sympathy,…
FRED PERKINS Peacefully on Tuesday 17th January, 2017 with his loving family by his side, Fred, aged 83 years. The dearly loved husband of Muriel, a much loved dad to Anthony, Ann and Mark, grandpa to Aimee, Emma and Tom, great grandpa to Blake and…
BARRIE WALMSLEY After a short illness peacefully in hospital, on January 16th 2017, aged 69 years. Much loved Husband of Denise, dear Father of Caroline, Jacqueline and Sharon. Devoted Grandfather of Jake, Ellie, Matthew, Niamh and Chloe. Devoted…
ELSIE SHAW On Thursday 19th January 2017 peacefully in Hospital and formerly of Showley Court, Clayton le Dale, Elsie Aged 94 years. The dearly beloved wife of the late Tom, devoted mother of Sandra and Caron, dear mother in law of Jim and Stephen,…
RAMON (RAY) LEECY Passed away on 18th January 2017, Ray aged 87 years. Beloved husband of the late Maureen. Much loved dad of Bernard, David, Joan and Sheila. Loving brother of Tony, Steven and the late Heather and a cherished grandad. Reposing in…
LORRAINE ADAMS Peacefully on Sunday 15th January 2017, at Magdalene House, with her loving family by her side, after a long illness, Lorraine aged 80 years. The devoted and much loved wife of the late David, the dearly loved mother of Vicki and…
CATHERINE ((CATH) MCGRATH (nee Higginson) Peacefully on Monday 16th January 2017, at Magdalene House, Cath aged 87 years. The loving wife of Richard, a cherished mum to Linda and Brenda, a loving nan to Nicola, Zoe and Keeley, a loving great gran to…
ANDREW BOOTH 25/01/1960 - 17/01/2017 Beloved Son of Irene and the late George. Loving Dad of Jessica, Abigail and Niall. Former Husband of Julie. A Service and cremation will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday 30th January 2017 at 1.30pm.…