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  • Mind that language

    IN RESPONSE to Andy Neild's report on the crisis in non-League football (LET, February 11), apart from the money involved, one of the main reasons for the big decline below Conference level is the bad language and discipline of both the players and the people in the dug-outs. read more

  • Rovers fan 'kicked unconscious'

    A FOOTBALL fan has told how he was set upon and kicked unconscious after Blackburn Rovers' crunch cup tie against Newcastle. read more

  • Rangers fuming after Bo-Bo swoop

    RANGERS boss Dick Advocaat has read the riot act to his scouting staff after being beaten by Blackburn Rovers in the chase for St Mirren's teenage starlets Burton O'Brien and David McNamee. read more

  • Clarets hope for end to Howey transfer

    LEE Howey's protracted move to Northampton Town should go ahead this week - and for Burnley it won't come soon enough. read more

  • Schools soccer needs organising

    REGARDING your report 'Kidd must take lead' (LET, February 5), I delayed responding until reading 'Solutions'. read more

  • Jobs cut pay fear

    HUNDREDS of Lancashire Royal Ordnance workers have been warned that they could face pay cuts this year because of falling orders. read more

  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Graham Hawkins

    BEEN there, done it, watched the video, bought the T-shirt . . . Graham Hawkins is your man. read more

  • Is game up for paying public?

    HAVING read the recent articles and letters concerning the situation at the Blackburn Arena, there still appears to be many questions unanswered. read more

  • What's on: Events in East Lancs tomorrow

    Organ Recital, Blackburn Cathedral, 1pm-1.30pm. read more

  • Sons' appeal after mum, 78, attacked

    THE sons of a woman who was viciously assaulted at home have pleaded with the public: "Turn these thugs in." read more

  • Unhappy Valentine date for Crook

    BOXING: Rossendale's Chris Crook lost his lightweight ABA Senior Championship contest against Altrincham's Lee Valentine by an 11-3 points decision in the North West Counties Finals at Preston last night. read more

  • TEN YEARS AGO: Jobless total up

    UNEMPLOYMENT fell below two million nationwide for the first time in eight years, but East Lancashire's figures went against the trend with a slight increase. In Blackburn and Darwen, 5,831 people, around nine per cent, were unemployed, while 6,137 people were out of work in Accrington, Hydburn and Rossendale. read more

  • CRICKET: Gloucestershire track Rammy pro Harvey

    RAMSBOTTOM fear they could lose professional Ian Harvey to Gloucestershire. read more

  • FIVE YEARS AGO: Disasters centre

    A HIGH tech command centre costing £376,000 was set up to help emergency services cope with major disasters. Nuclear Electric, which ran the Heysham power plant, funded the new centre at Lancashire police's Hutton headquarters. Nuclear Electric staff were also housed there to help cope in the event of a nuclear disaster. read more

  • Purple patches don't last forever

    MR EDDIE Brandon (Sports Letters, February 9), the fantastically funny man whose sarcasm often appears on this page, really cracks me up -unfortunately, not because it is funny and entertaining, but because of his fickle and misinformed opinion. read more

  • Hoddle's Sutton rethink - Kidd

    BRIAN KIDD believes that Glenn Hoddle could well have given Chris Sutton an England recall if he had still been the national coach. read more

  • Health talks

    A DIABETES awareness scheme aimed at Asian women will be launched at St John's Centre, Victoria Street, Blackburn. read more

  • Women get the vote

    MORE than a century of male dominance was swept away after a Conservative club voted to give full membership to women. read more

  • Reporters should stick to facts

    IS PETER White upset because Neil Yates (Sports Letters, February 9) suggests that he is biased in favour of Blackburn Rovers? read more

  • Ian lights way to greener future

    HOUSEHOLDER Ian Mack has literally seen the light since deciding to go green. read more

  • Tennis 'centre of excellence' plan

    SPORTS fans are hoping to net support for a proposed tennis centre of excellence in Haslingden. read more

  • Super tour trouper Neil has the lot

    DURING this current triangular series in which England are competing, one of the outstanding successes of the tour has been the performances of Neil Fairbrother. He has shown calm, foresight and resilience in sometimes tense situations. read more

  • Party time for Muslims

    THE Muslim festival of Eid was celebrated with a party at Bangor Street Community Centre, Blackburn, for more than 500 people. read more

  • Kidnap teacher happy to be alive

    A TEACHER who was taken hostage at gunpoint and bundled into a speedboat by kidnappers in Nigeria today told his East Lancashire-based sister: "I am so happy to be alive." read more

  • Fans must show their loyalty, too!

    WE ARE writing in response to the letter from Eddie Brandon (February 9) regarding the transfer request from Tim Flowers read more

  • Tragedy of death crash bike dad

    A MOTORCYCLIST who died instantly in a smash with a milk truck lived for his love of bikes, his wife revealed today. read more

  • Dementia victims to get more help

    HEALTH chiefs and council leaders are to put together a plan to give more help to elderly people suffering from mental illness. read more

  • Fan base moves deserve applause

    IT IS about time that season ticket holders of Blackburn Rovers realised that the club is not a Manchester United or Arsenal, with people applying for season tickets and having to wait for years before they stand a small chance of succeeding. read more

  • Standing risk at Ewood Park worries authorities

    COUNCIL chiefs have urged soccer supremos to crack down on away fans standing up at Ewood Park after claiming they were causing a serious safety risk. read more

  • Down by the Riverside with Phil lloyd

    THE ceasefire, when it came, was something of a relief. Yet another patched-up detachment of blue and white troops had barricaded themselves in, this time at the New Castle, and repelled the attacks of those loyal to The Dreadlocked One. read more

  • Cummings and Goings with Stephen Cummings

    ANOTHER poor result, another chorus of boos and another sea of saddened souls traipsing disconsolately down Brunshaw Road - probably to drown their sorrows. Alas and alack! Suffering and woe! Will the Clarets ever rediscover the form that moved the pundits to re-christen the ground, "Fortress Turf Moor?" read more

  • Challenge an experience

    FOR readers who relish a challenge, the British Heart Foundation World Experiences have two superb events this year - a 300km bike ride in Vietnam (May 16-25) and a 110km walk along the Great Wall of China (October 17-26). To join, participants must raise sponorship money for the Foundation. read more

  • Broken gas main hits businesses

    FORTY businesses in Burnley were left without gas heating yesterday after contractors working on a water main ruptured an eight-inch main. read more

  • Star treatment

    SUPERSTARS David Bowie and Placido Domingo will have a touch of Northern hospitality at tonight's Brit Awards - from Burnley girl Justine Russell. read more

  • Snub thumping!

    AN anarchist pop group who caused a Brit Awards storm by tipping water over Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott have been snubbed by organisers of this year's event. read more

  • Clarets hope for end to Howey transfer

    LEE Howey's protracted move to Northampton Town should go ahead this week - and for Burnley it won't come soon enough. read more

  • Top Tory sees Typhoon work

    SHADOW Defence Secretary John Maples toured BAe at Samlesbury and saw the £3 million assembly engineering building where 300 employees are working on the Eurofighter Typhoon programme. read more

  • Difficulty of deadlines

    YOUNGSTERS in Accrington kept one eye on the clock as they worked flat out to complete our Deadline activity. read more

  • Fabrics firm seals Malta contract

    A CONTRACT worth more than £150,000 for a new hotel complex has been won by a Burnley fabrics firm. read more

  • Paper in the picture

    TWO tours of the Lancashire Evening Telegraph please, and make it snappy! read more

  • Fear over spray jobs recedes

    A MOVE to ban the use of PVC in car production which would have threatened hundreds of Lancashire jobs has been blocked. read more

  • Every word a winner

    THE half term holiday could be just the right time for a trip to the cinema and if you are wondering which movie to go for, read on to get the views of three young people whose entries were judged the winners in our film review competition. read more

  • Call for pay-out in A666 misery

    A CALL has been made for residents along the A666 to be compensated for the months of road works misery they have had to suffer. read more

  • Jobs cut pay fear

    HUNDREDS of Lancashire Royal Ordnance workers have been warned that they could face pay cuts this year because of falling orders. read more

  • Kidnap teacher happy to be alive

    A TEACHER who was taken hostage at gunpoint and bundled into a speedboat by kidnappers in Nigeria today told his East Lancashire-based sister: "I am so happy to be alive." read more

  • Councillor's apology for absence . . . it's a girl!

    LIBERAL Democrat Mozaquir Ali had to miss Burnley Council's development control committee to take care of a little development of his own - his wife was having a baby. read more

  • Life sentence for Aids chimps

    IT was announced this month that an almost-extinct sub-species of chimpanzee - pan troglodytes troglodytes - had been identified as the original source of the HIV virus which causes Aids. read more

  • NON-LEAGUE: It's not right to blame White

    FORMER Colne Dynamoes skipper Simon Westwell has slammed suggestions his old club are to blame for the current crisis in non-League football in East Lancashire. read more

  • Bad planning - rotten caring

    JUST days after this newspaper revealed how pettifogging planners' refusal of an access ramp forced a disabled Blackburn pensioner to do her banking in the street, we find a wheelchair-bound Ribble Valley mother having to do the same at Whalley. read more

  • Fashion has deserted fur

    MANY top fashion designers are still using fur. Fashion is about moving with the times as well as evolving moral and ethical perceptions. Only 13 designers out of 120 have made a commitment not to use fur, including Stella McCartney. read more

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