CLITHEROE'S Alex Hartley made her England debut as Heather Knight's side made it three consecutive 50-over victories against Pakistan.
OUT-OF-CONTRACT defender Tommy Spurr has left Blackburn Rovers to join Lancashire rivals Preston North End.
ONE of East Lancashire’s most popular military gatherings attracted thousands - in a poignant year for First World War commemorations.
PUPILS from schools across Lancashire are gearing up for the largest youth sporting event in the county after months of battling it out in a range of sports to secure places in the SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals.
PAUL Robinson has signed a new one-year contract at Burnley.
SHANE Duffy is hungry for more after cutting his teeth in international football at the Euro 2016 finals.
A 19-YEAR-OLD man who refused to accept police advice to calm down ended up being Pava sprayed and arrested.
FIREFIGHTERS dealt with a roof blaze at a house after solar panels burst into flames.
BUSINESSES in Blackburn received a major boost after thousands of people turned out for a spectacular town centre festival.
A MOTHER-of-two whose fiancé was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment in India has been forced to wait for the appeal against his conviction to start.
A MAJOR consultation exercise is underway as Burnley Council looks to plug a £4 million funding black hole which is envisaged by 2020.
A MILE-long procession snaked its way through Bacup as the town’s revived carnival really came of age in 2016.
STEPHEN Ward said there was 'immense pride' in the Republic of Ireland squad after they exited Euro 2016 after defeat to hosts France.
A 22-YEAR-OLD man suffered a broken back in a horror crash on the outskirts of Pendle, police said.
WHEN it comes to seeking academic qualifications Burnley’s development squad coach Michael Jolley may have a head start given his degree in economics from Cambridge University.
A 23-YEAR-OLD man who volunteered himself at the police station on one matter ended up being arrested for another.
TWO masked raiders stole thousands of pounds at knifepoint from a man heading to deposit cash in a bank, police said.
A 13-YEAR-OLD girl was airlifted to hospital with neck and pelvis injuries after a car hit a lamppost in Blackburn.
WHEN Margaret Sherlock opened her hairdressing salon the day she brought her 10-day old baby home from hospital, little did she realise that 60 years later she would still be styling hair.
A FITNESS instructor has praised four men for losing more than 15 stone in what is thought of as “a woman’s world”.
A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after the car he was allegedly driving crashed through a fence and landed upside down in a farmer's field.
AN 11-year-old boy suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car in Burnley while riding a scooter.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle has backed returning winger Liam Feeney to show why he is a ‘far better player’ in his second spell with the club.
AS a delighted Danny Graham took in the familiar surroundings of Ewood Park very little appeared to have changed.
MICHAEL Duff has hailed the player who took his place in Burnley’s defence last season as ‘better than I ever was’.
A SERVING East Lancashire police officer and former Commonwealth Games middle distance runner is set to appear in court accused of voyeurism.
THIEVES cut their way through fencing before stealing thousands of pounds of tools from seven vans parked in a company compound in Darwen.
A RURAL pub has completed a hat-trick of accolades for its beer quality and community contribution.
FIREFIGHTERS managed to haul a car back to its correct position after it overturned following a crash in Blackburn.
A FOOTBALL fan who invaded the fringe of the pitch at the Macron Stadium has been fined.
A YOUNG mother whose new born son fell critically ill shortly said her decision to continue to breastfeed him ‘gave him the best chance of recovery’.
PETER FLANAGAN Peacefully on Wednesday 22nd June 2016, at Ravenswing Manor, formerly of Bacup, Peter aged 93 Years. The dearly loved Husband of Mary, a much loved Father of Catherine, Stephen and Sheila, a dear Father-in-Law of Michael, and Amanda, a…
JOHN LAMONT (LITTLE JOHN) On Monday, 20th June, 2016, peacefully in Eachstep Care Home, John aged 68 years. Much loved brother of Brian, dear father of Thomas and his fiancée Zoe and a treasured grandad to Zapphire, Maddox and Thorgan. Reposing in…
PAULINE NOONE (nee Dudgeon) 17th July, 1926. Much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Suddenly in hospital on 21st June, 2016. Service to be held at Accrington Crematorium at 11.45. Family flowers only please, donations to the…
STEPHEN MUSGROVE The family of the late Stephen would like to thank all relatives, friends and colleagues for all the messages of sympathy received at this sad time. Also a very big thank you to all who contributed to Guide Dogs for the Blind in…
MARGARET HOLBORN ELLIOTT (nee Churchill) (nee Poynton) Marion, Susan, Jean, grand children and great grand children, relatives and friends had a wonderful celebration of Margarets life, held at Trinity United Reformed Church on Tuesday 14th June.…
MICHAEL MADIGAN TODAY Happy 60th Birthday. Lots of Love, Janet, Elana, Melissa, Lee, Kiren, Donny, Jason, Grandchildren Ava and Harry x x x x x