ONE of the highlights of the Bank Holiday weekend was the World Gravy Wrestling Championships in Rossendale.
ALL Blackburn Rovers are supporters are invited to attend an open floor meeting to discuss the future of the club.
CEMETERY bosses have defended their decision to put ‘caution’ tape on 175 headstones deemed unsafe.
A MAN has been fined for being in possession of cigarettes which had packaging on that did not comply with the required warnings requirements.
TWO men have appeared at Blackburn Magistrates charged with aggravated burglary at a Church house during which the occupant was threatened with a knife.
A MAN has been given a suspended prison sentence after being found to be nearly four times over the drink drive limit.
CAR dealership the Chorley Group have introduced a four day working week which they plan to introduce to their Burnley site by the end of the year.
A 30-YEAR-OLD man has been banned from begging in Blackburn town centre after magistrates imposed a criminal anti-social behaviour order.
GIRLGUIDES from across the country descended on the Ribble Valley for an annual festival and fun weekend.
RESIDENTS in a deprived area of Darwen are being urged to work together to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.
TOM Cairney admitted his delight at firing high-flying Fulham to a last-gasp victory at Blackburn Rovers was tinged with sadness at piling the woe on his former club.
WE deliver our player ratings from Rovers' cruel late loss at home to the Cottagers.
ACCRINGTON Stanley’s first meeting of the season with Morecambe had all the components you’d expect from a local derby – but not the outcome the Reds have become accustomed to.
CLITHEROE completed the Ribblesdale League treble and made history after beating nearest rivals Settle.
WHAT a difference three years makes. Back in 2013 when Wilko Johnson left the International Stage a packed Colne Muni crowd feared they would never see him again.
A FIRE which caused a man to flee in the middle of the night was started deliberately, police say.
REPLACEMENT bus services have been drafted in after a problem with a level crossing between Burnley Central and Colne railway stations.
QUICK thinking firefighters prevented canal waters from flooding dozens of garden in Blackburn after lock gates failed overnight.
A FAMILY has paid tribute to a ‘loving’ and ‘loyal’ family man who died after being hit by a car while on his bicycle.
AN 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a Darwen.
BURNLEY manager Sean Dyche will aim to strengthen his midfield options further as he looks to confirm striker Patrick Bamford’s loan switch in the next 24 hours.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle wants the club’s owners Venky’s to reinvest more of the £10m they have banked in player sales this summer.
A MAN is facing a five-year ban from keeping horses after being convicted of animal cruelty.
A RETIRING landlady will go out on a high after seeing her Grade II-listed pub named one of Britain’s best for the 15th year running.
A WOMAN who suffered 70 per cent burns after her clothes caught fire in a freak accident has died.
THOUSANDS of people came together to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at the Burnley Canal Festival this weekend.
A LANCASHIRE businessman has been ordered to hand over nearly £100,000 after police intercepted a major consignment of ‘dirty money’.
BAKERS from East Lancashire rose to the occasion this weekend at a Great British Bake Off-style event to raise money for special needs swimming club.
PLANS to shut more than 20 libraries in East Lancashire as part of a major cuts programme have been branded a ‘disgrace’.
FREDERICK JOSEPH TURNER On 23rd August 2016, peacefully in hospital surrounded by his family, Fred aged 84 years of St. James Road, Blackburn. Loving husband of the late Ann, much loved father of Vincent, Christine, Christopher, Steven and Elizabeth,…