BURNLEY will get a quick reunion with Joey Barton at Ibrox as they come face-to-face with the midfielder who opted for a move north of the border this summer, ending his one-year association with the Clarets.
A VARIETY of events will be happening throughout East Lancashire this weekend to entertain the whole family.
OWEN Coyle will be looking to give each of his first team squad a full 90-minute run-out as the club faces two friendlies in 24 hours this weekend.
A TEENAGER from East Lancashire caught throwing "numerous" bottles at French police during violent football disturbances has been banned from attending games for three years.
TOMORROW sees the official opening of The Mall Blackburn’s redeveloped Ainsworth entrance giving direct access to the town’s £4.7million new bus station.
MATT Lowton believes any new additions to the Clarets squad this summer must buy into the team ethic to fit in at Turf Moor.
AN eye test could be used to spot dementia years before sufferers experience memory symptoms, a new study has suggested.
PEOPLE are being warned about the precautions of pet care ahead of the release of the latest Pixar film ‘Finding Dory’.
FORMER Westholme School pupil Helen Flanagan has revealed how motherhood has “completed” her after she felt “lost”.
AN East Lancashire celebrity’s final hand proved too hard to beat as he out-witted his rivals at the final of The partypoker Big Bluff charity event.
A LANCASHIRE woman is suing the Government for “symbolic recognition” of her bereavement after the death of her partner of 16 years.
A 24-YEAR-OLD woman threw her partner's guitar and his keyboard out of the window of his flat after he had told her he wanted her to move out.
HUNDREDS of families had fun in the sun and rain when the fairground came to town – and there is more to come.
SHARES in Rolls-Royce soared yesterday after boss Warren East pledged up to £200 million in cost savings by 2017 and swung the axe on 400 top jobs at the engine maker.
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle has confirmed that the club has turned down an offer from Brighton and Hove Albion for centre-half Shane Duffy.
TRADERS in illegal cigarettes and shisha have been warned by trading standards ‘we will find and get you’.
AN Accrington expat said it is a ‘great honour’ to be leading a prestigious event with more than 70,000 artists across the world taking part.
CAMPAIGNERS have been told that Chorley Hospital’s accident and emergency department is not likely to reopen in August.
BLACKBURN Rovers have rejected a bid from Brighton & Hove Albion for defender Shane Duffy.
NEW questions have been raised about the borough’s plans to demolish and redevelop Darwen Three-Day Market.
A FESTIVAL that celebrates Burnley’s waterways is to expand this year.
DOORS and windows were thrown off their hinges after a bag of shopping exploded and caught fire at a house in Bacup.
SEVERAL Rovers youngsters could be getting a chance in the two friendlies this weekend and that is great to see, writes Simon Garner.
A MAN who had sent a car to a mechanic to be repaired ended up seeing the vehicle for sale on Facebook.
A SHOP owner who was slashed across the chest with a knife has described his attackers as ‘plain evil’.
AN award-winning food business has added another historic pub to its growing empire across East Lancashire.
PET owners are being put on alert after two cats from the same street in Colne were allegedly deliberately poisoned.
A WOMAN accused of murdering her love rival told police she was ill in bed reading Game Of Thrones on the night of the killing.
SEAN Dyche said Burnley are continuing to try and work on bringing new signings to Turf Moor, but admitted the financial structure of the club was making it ‘very challenging’.
NORMA (Mrs. C) CHADBURN Miss you more and more each passing year, But memories are always here. Your loving husband Tom.
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