TWO men have been jailed for a total of 26 years after a 'violent' armed robbery at a Blackburn town centre jewellers.
KENDAL Calling has revealed the first acts for this summer’s festival, with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Rudimental, Madness and The Charlatans announced as headliners.
CHRIS Brown will return from suspension into what is set to be an otherwise unchanged Blackburn Rovers squad for Saturday’s home clash with Hull City.
Burnley and England bowler James Anderson has said becoming the nation's record Test wicket-taker has yet to "sink in" as he was awarded an OBE.
CCTV images have been released of a man police officers would like to speak to after a woman was threatened with a knife at a petrol station in Burnley.
A MAN was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after he was involved in a three-car crash in Accrington.
FIRE crews were dealing with a serious blaze at a car repair workshop in Darwen this morning.
Lancashire County Council are discussing their budget this afternoon. Reporter Peter Magill will be keeping you updated with the main decisions and how it will affect you. Tell us what you think of the latest news tweet us @lancstelegraph.
DETECTIVES are continuing to investigate after a woman was dragged into an alleyway and gang raped in an ‘extremely traumatic’ attack.
A LITTLE Blackburn Rovers fan who captured hearts with his broken-hearted reaction to the news Jordan Rhodes had left the club has had a special meeting with his hero.
A NEW contract will be imposed on junior doctors after negotiations with the British Medical Association failed, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said.
PROSECUTORS in the Netherlands have dramatically dropped a murder charge against a Dutch drugs dealer they had alleged was responsible for the death of a former Burnley College student.
A 25-YEAR-OLD man who found nearly £3,000 had been deposited in his bank account spent it all on his terminally ill father.
THERE'S plenty of great places to sup a pint in Pendle - but do you remember some of these lost pubs?
CCTV images have been released of two people police officers would like to speak to after a man was assaulted outside Nelson bus station.
Youth group SLYNCS has welcomed three female key officers to its board.
SAM Vokes said Burnley will be 'looking for a big of revenge' against Reading this week after the Royals took all three points at Turf Moor back in September.
OUR regular round-up of people who have appeared in Blackburn and Burnley courts this week.
A SURGE in emergency calls to the North West Ambulance Service drove up patient waiting times, according to new figures.
CAPTAIN Tom Heaton has backed the promotion winning experience in the Burnley squad to play a key factor as the battle to reach the Premier League intensifies.
A VILLAGE pub has served up a world record 623 varieties of gins – with one priced at £1,000 a shot.
RIBBLE Valley MP Nigel Evans has called on Lancashire County Council to reduce the speed limit on a country lane after a serious accident.
COME on, who else forgot to draw breath for the last 10 or so minutes on Saturday when it inevitably went to 1-1 and Jordan Rhodes had just entered the pitch?
THE family of a woman who jumped to her death in Blackburn said she had been let down again after a coroner ruled no-one else was to blame for her death.
BLACKBURN Rovers kick-start a run of seven home games in the space of a month on Saturday when they entertain Hull City. But they will go into the Tigers clash having won just three and drawn seven of the 14 matches they have played at Ewood Park…
THREE men have been arrested after a car crashed into a house following a police chase.
CONCERN over the amount of takeaways in Darwen has yet again emerged after plans to replace a former bridal shop with a fast food outlet were approved.
THIS week I wish to highlight the growth of the locality's micro pubs - an alternative type of drinking destination, usually a small free house, devoid of musical entertainment, Sky TV, fizzy lager and gaming machines. It's a social hub where…
IT’S been an extraordinary twelve months for Manchester’s GoGo Penguin.
WITH exquisite harmonies and a sound that blends folk, country and rock it’s easy to easy why Cattle and Cane’s debut tour at the back end of last year saw sold out signs going up at venues around the UK.
THEY are the five-piece who stole the nation’s heart when they won Britain’s Got Talent in 2014 and now Collabro are back on the road promising something bigger and better than ever before.
AFTER spending much of 2015 touring the world with Eric Clapton you could perhaps forgive Pail Carrack for taking things easy for a while.
SLAVEN Bilic has warned his West Ham United side they will be knocked out of the FA Cup by Blackburn Rovers if they drop their standards by ‘five per cent’.
PAUL Lambert still sees Ben Marshall’s long-term future at Blackburn Rovers being further up the field.
BURNLEY’S 1-0 victory over Hull on Saturday continued their turnaround in results against their promotion rivals.
BLACKBURN'S historic Blakey Moor and Northgate is earmarked as a 'restaurant quarter' under a £3million plus Heritage Lottery cash bid.
DAVID RICHARD WHITE Peacefully on Sunday 7th February 2016, David aged 71 years. The loving husband of Eileen, a cherished dad of Glenn and Kimberley, a loving grandad to Joshua and Callum, father-in-law to Joan, brother to John, brother-in-law to…
MARGARET KAY On Sunday 7th February, Margaret aged 86 years of Cherry Tree, Blackburn, peacefully in hospital. The much loved aunty of Alan and Diane, the dearly loved great aunt and great great aunt. Funeral details to be finalised. Family flowers…
DAVID WILLIAM CRAIG Winifred (Wyn) and family of the late David Craig would like to thank all relatives, friends and former colleagues for their kind expressions of sympathy, Mass offerings, and donations to charity in his memory. The support of all…
Kenneth (Ken) CHEW The family of the late Ken Chew wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends, neighbours and former work colleagues for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their time of sadness. Also for the cards of…
John "Jack" Whittaker 9th February 2016 Dearest Grandad, we love you so much. It's now time for you to be with Grandma again. We will miss you dearly & will never forget you. Love from Nigel, Gareth, Craig, Nicola, Austin, Esme, Thomas, Kerrie,…
BRADSHAW (Formerly CROSSLEY, nee HALL) Peacefully, on 7th February 2016, in hospital and of Clayton-le-Woods, VALERIE JOAN (VAL) The dearly loved wife of John, loving mum of Howard, Victoria and Lydia, dear mother-in-law to David and Lewis, devoted…
WILDING William (Billy) Peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital, on Saturday, 6th February, 2016, Billy, aged 66 years, the much loved dad to Karl and Danielle, loving brother to Roy and Mary, brother in law to Peter and Kathleen, also a dear…