CHRIS Waddle's outspoken stance over heckling Turf Moor fans has mellowed as he begins the build-up to Saturday's vital home game against Wigan Athletic.
AN investment programme at a factory of more than £1.5 million is paying dividends.
HOME Secretary and Blackburn MP Jack Straw agreed that small businesses would be unable to compete with large stores this Christmas, with the controversial crackdown on outdoor displays.
Blackburn Rovers 3 Bolton Wanderers 1 - Peter White's big match verdict
REGARDING the Government's recent "U-turn" on tobacco advertisements connected with motor racing and that they may make it illegal to sell cigarettes to anyone under 18. Is it not now time to do something positive to eradicate the smoking problem out of…
A FURIOUS florist is calling for the scrapping of a "crazy" council ruling to prevent further job losses in East Lancashire.
BLACKBURN brewers Daniel Thwaites were planning massive investment to transform a disused town centre warehouse into a leisure complex.
A BLAZE which gutted a popular school sports pavilion was under investigation.
DAVID Whelan, who suffered a broken leg in Blackburn Rovers' last FA Cup final appearance, will make a nostalgic return to Ewood Park on Saturday, January 3 - as chairman of Wigan Athletic.
Blackburn Hawks 8 Paisley Pirates 4 ; Murrayfield Royals 5 Blackburn Hawks 8
A PART-TIME East Lancashire firefighter, found guilty of making hoax 999 calls in order to claim call-out pay, awaits sentence by the courts.
IF THE government's determination to press on with cuts in single parents' benefits is a sign of its radical approach to welfare, then the disclosure today that it may tax or means test all state benefits suggests that Tony Blair's order to "think the…
LABOUR has launched its agenda for the Presidency of the European Union with a promise that it will be good for areas like East Lancs.
LARS Bohinen summed up his Ewood dilemma today - "I am too good to be sold but not good enough to play, that's the problem."
HARRY and Barry Turner, joint managing directors of the Brookhouse Group of Companies, proudly presented long service awards to five employees of the Darwen-based business.
Looking Back, with Eric Leaver
IF ANYTHING epitomises the lack of intelligence and common sense exuding from Hyndburn Council, it's the recent comments by Councillors Goldsmith, Dickinson and Thom in your article "Conflict of views on road humps' (LET. December 2).
BRITISH Aerospace is claiming a controversial TV documentary could threaten the future of Eurofighter project.
CARPET and tile group Gaskell is looking forward to bumper profits.