A PENSIONER is calling for action after comparing the football pitches near Pleasington Cemetery to ‘slums’ following weekend football matches.
A BIKE enthusiast has set himself the challenge of cycling 1,000 miles to raise £1,000 in aid of “the world’s oldest teenager”.
A TWELVE-YEAR-OLD Blackburn boy has come 10th in the world for his maths skills.
AN ENVIRONMENTALIST has brought to life the sounds of a famous wood by laying the them down on a CD.
A MEMBER of staff at Blackburn College has been sacked after police began an investigation into suspicions of financial irregularities.
ONE of Wallace Hartley’s relatives is looking forward to seeing musicians pay tribute to his illustrious descendant.
THE MOST senior officer to survive the disaster was Second Officer, Charles Lightoller.
SUPPORTERS of Blackburn Rovers made a significant contribution to the Titanic Relief Fund as the Ewood club enjoyed its most successful year to date.
THE sheer scale of the Titanic disaster unfolded slowly for anxious relatives and friends back in Britain.
THE heroics of the bandmaster who played on as the Titanic sank has touched the hearts of millions - but had an even greater impact on the fiancee he left behind.
PROTESTORS furious at the ‘pasty tax’ imposed in the budget will be wearing George Osborne masks as they take to the streets of Burnley next week.
A MAN was taken to hospital by air ambulance after his car collided with a bin wagon in Mellor this afternoon.
MORE than 20 years into their career, doom-goth rockers Paradise Lost are back with their 13th long player.
A ROSSENDALE woman has spoken of her horror at being sexual assaulted at a house party by a man claiming to suffer from ‘sexsomnia’.
THE father of a corporal who died from injuries sustained in a roadside bomb attack has revealed his son was just a few weeks away from coming home from Afghanistan.
BURNLEY defender Michael Duff has agreed a new 12-month deal to remain at Turf Moor.
BURNLEY manager Eddie Howe has not ruled out a return for Jay Rodriguez before the end of the season, but says Martin Paterson is unlikely to play again this term after suffering a secondary hamstring injury.
WITH their urgent and frenetic garage rock sound, Evans The Death are a throwback to the likes of The Fall, The Jam and Lush.
FORMER indie-rock favourites the Milltown Brothers are set for a rare live appearance as several East Lancashire bands plan a nine-hour charity event later in the year.
A BAN on tobacco displays is coming into force in England – with ministers promising it will help curb the number of young people taking up smoking.
Religion of any kind should not be taught in schools.
Roger Ball (Letters, April 10) is right to express concern about speeding motorcyclists.
A PRO boxer and two friends sprinted across six lanes of the M65 to rescue the driver of a car after it flipped over into an embankment.
REGARDING the tributes to Barnoldswick florist Gail Usher, who ran House of Flowers, in Frank Street (LT, April 11), I was so very sorry to hear of Gail’s death.
The plan for a free school in Blackburn (LT, April 6) is fantastic news.
THE boss of an East Lancashire bar has pulled off a major coup by attracting two superstar DJs to spin the decks at his revamped venue.
MIKE England fears Premier League relegation could be ‘footballing armageddon’ for Blackburn Rovers after describing the next five games as among “the most important in the club’s existence”.
SEEING Burnley back in the Premier League would be a dream for any Clarets fan.
THIS detached house, probably the cheapest in Blackburn, is on the market for just £10,000.