BLACKBURN Rovers youth team boss Terry McPhillips admits his side were not at their best tonight - but is predicting an exciting second leg at Turf Moor.
SIGNS imposing a controversial speed limit in Rossendale have been vandalised.
TEN man Blackburn Rovers beat Burnley 1-0 in this evening's FA Youth Cup semi final first leg at Ewood Park.
A SUSPECTED arson attack behind a parade of shops in Burnley has left nearby traders counting the cost as the building is demolished.
A BUMPER Ewood Park crowd is expected for tonight's FA Youth Cup semi final first leg between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley.
BURNLEY defender Andre Amougou has signed for Bristol City on a month's loan.
TWO yobs are being hunted after they tried to mug a woman in Blackburn town centre.
AN MP says measures must be put in place to prevent ‘amateur landlords’ owning too many properties in the area.
MORE historic buildings were hit by crimes ranging from vandalism to metal theft in the North of England than in the rest of the country last year, English Heritage has said.
HELP is needed tracing names which belong on a recently-found First World War memorial.
Why does tiny Estonia always do so well in the Eurovision song contest?
Between March and mid April is the best time to find one of Lancashire’s rarest plants, which comes into flower early.
YOU can take the boy out of Blackburn but you can’t take Blackburn out of the boy, Wayne Hemingway assures me.
Grapes from the Caliterra estate in the Colchagua
This New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is not as subtle
CHOOSING a venue in central Blackburn to meet a friend and her baby twins for lunch was a challenge.
LANCASHIRE County Cricket star Gary Keedy is preparing for life after his playing career by studying to become a physiotherapist.
BLACKBURN Rovers have loaned out Josh Morris and Zac Aley for the rest of the season.
BURNLEY winger Keith Treacy has joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan until the end of the season.
DERBIES stir the senses, no matter what the level of competition.
A NEW expansion of super-fast broadband in Lancashire is coming to Longridge.
A strong month does not make a summer but the tide certainly seems to be turning after Rovers’ back-to-back wins.
A FOOTBALL freestyler from Burnley is set to cross the Atlantic to give America a taste of his tricks.
COME on, hands up: Who hasn’t spent a Sunday afternoon in front of the box watching Julie Andrews gallivant over the Austrian hills?
BURNLEY have allowed Zavon Hines to join Bournemouth on loan until the end of the season.
A 27-YEAR-OLD man who took up the cause of a blind man who was struggling to pass a delivery wagon ended up assaulting the driver.
REGARDING the ‘sprawling fair’ on the Cloverbrook site in Gannow Lane
EAST Lancashire has for many years been able to attract some of the top musical talent from across the world.
Police have launched an investigation after a small explosive device was found on a street in Nelson last night.
A NURSE accused of neglecting babies on a neonatal intensive care unit did not respond well to offers of support, it was claimed.
A FORMER councillor flooded the bar of a Colne hotel with Guinness in a midnight break-in, a court was told.
THE owner of a Darwen takeaway has been told to pay almost £2,000 for three separate offences.
PAPERS, artefacts, photographs and letters have helped piece together the picture of James Dixon, who founded Blackburn Orphanage more than 120 years ago.
WHOLESALERS, grocers and shoppers were all complaining one day in 1965, when the price of 35 products went up.
RAWTENSTALL’S oldest resident in 1961, William Albert Lord, who was known as Tom, died at the age of 90.
BACK in 1964, teenager Vicky Simpson was the only girl learning motor vehicle technology and electrical installation at Burnley Municipal College.
NOMINATIONS are being sought for the 2012 Rossendale Woman of the Year award.
A MAJOR new town centre nightspot will aid regeneration efforts in Rawtenstall, according to the bar’s supporters.
AN East Lancashire nightclub is celebrating netting another global superstar act in the shape of the Backstreet Boys.
A 30-YEAR-OLD Blackburn man went on a £5,000 wrecking spree after a row with his girlfriend.
A DECISION on whether to approve plans for a Tesco superstore in Barnoldswick has been deferred by councillors.
PATROLS have been stepped up in a park in Darwen after a spate of bird shootings.
RAIDERS got away with £10,000 of necklaces after smashing their way into a Nelson jewellers.
A TAXI driver was robbed at knife-point after picking up three men from outside a pub.
AN investigation has ruled that bullying was not a factor in the death of a schoolboy found hanged in his bedroom.