STEVE Kean will have his Blackburn Rovers fate delivered to him tomorrow after being locked in talks for three hours with the club’s owners in India today.
BURNLEY MP Gordon Birtwistle is to chair a new Parliamentary group to promote industry apprenticeships.
A SMART meter company in East Lancashire says it remains profitable with a strong balance sheet of £3.5million, despite ‘challenging trading conditions’.
HEN harriers are ‘perilously close’ to being wiped out from their last remaining stronghold in the country — in the Ribble Valley.
UNEMPLOYMENT in East Lancashire is now the worst it has been for many years and the young are suffering badly.
AN East Lancashire pub has won an award for its burgers in a national competition.
THOUSANDS of pounds of farm equipment, including a two-tonne generator, has been found by police just two days after the launch of a new crime prevention scheme.
Former Cabinet minister Jack Straw has told how he often used to "gossip" with Rebekah Brooks on the train.
THE historic Accrington Conservative Club is on fire.
THOUSANDS of people turned out in Burnley and Accrington today to greet the Queen on her Jubilee tour of East Lancashire.
THE Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Rev Nicholas Reade, has hit out against Government plans to reform the House of Lords.
ENCOURAGMENT from friends and relatives gave Sabiha the push she needed to enter The Mall Blackburn’s annual Retail Factor contest.
SHOPLIFTERS are using female swimsuits when they go out stealing in East Lancashire, a court has been told.
A ‘WELL-OFF’ Bacup woman defrauded Marks and Spencer out of hundreds of pounds in a bogus receipts refund scam, a court heard.
The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles in Lancashire as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour.
BOSSES at a Blackburn primary school that had a £3million council funded expansion have explained their reasons to pursue academy status.
ONE of East Lancashire’s top restaurants, run by celebrity chef Paul Heathcote, has closed after 22 years.
The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles are in East Lancashire today - follow our reporters live throughout the day.
TRAFFIC fears over a ‘nightmare junction’ have resurfaced after plans to open a supermarket at the site were announced.
PEOPLE being supported by Burnley homeless charity Emmaus are to cross the Channel – to sell their wares to the Parisians.
THE Queen has praised Prince Charles for the ‘considerable difference’ his charities have made to the regeneration of Burnley.
Rio Ferdinand has been left out of England's Euro 2012 squad but John Terry has been named in the party.
A RAWTENSTALL cafe is having its cake and eating it – after being labelled as one of the top cupcake shops in the country.
NELSON-based communications firm Daisy has created 80 new jobs after its customer contact centre became a 24-hour operation.
A DAD who set off for his ex-partner's home armed with an axe, has been jailed for 21 months.
IT’S a damp day at the end of a wet week and suddenly a ball pops and raps a batsman on the knuckles – and some players seem to think the world is going to end.
FOUR family members have been jailed for their ‘inhuman’ treatment of a relative who was subjected to a three-year campaign of cruelty and violence.
LONG-serving Darwen councillor Eileen Entwistle has spoken of her pride after being named the town council’s new mayor.
A MAN was poisoned by fatal carbon monoxide fumes from the stove that heated his narrowboat, an inquest heard.
NEW Burnley professional Cameron Howieson could become the club’s youngest ever international after being fast-tracked into the New Zealand senior squad.
A LARGE-SCALE security operation swung into action in readiness for the royal visit to East Lancashire today.