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FRAUD: Nawaz Jan Virmani was caught with 2,843 litres of illegal laundered diesel

JAILED: Blackburn petrol station owner caught selling hundreds of thousands of litres of illegal diesel

The North West Air Ambulance attended the scene

Baby allegedly attacked at house in Colne wakes up from coma

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans

Tory MP calls on district authority to leave County Council over Labour group’s ‘failure’

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AFTERMATH: The wrecked Frankie’s Bar after the blaze in Darwen

Plans submitted to build four-storey hotel on site of former Darwen pub

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Ewood Park

Can you help 83-year-old dementia sufferer get to watch his beloved Blackburn Rovers?

Coal Clough Wind Farm official opening in Cliviger

Statistics show 'Burnley is one of the greenest places in England'

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Holly Grove School at Burnley Campus

Special school nominated for award for supporting kids with autism

Tim Bradley 10.02.2016
Christ Church Schools 175th birthday celebration week event  Victorian dressing up day. Christ Church CE Primary School, Bent Lane,  Colne.
with their school slates are (l-r) Sophie Thompson (6) and Jessie Morgan (7). (55583401)

Kids take a step back in time to mark anniversary

Warren East (55838384)

Aero-engine giant is picking up says Pendle MP

A trophy

Council quest is on for town hall’s trophies

COLIN HORNE  10.02.16

Vice Principal Jane Murphy with pupils vying for the punctuality awards at Suddell Primary School in Darwen during Punctuality Week.
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Pupils are a class act after ‘punctuality week’

Suleman Khonat with Blackburn MP Kate Hollern.

Call for more protection from violence for newsagent shop staff

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COLIN HORNE  10.02.16

Students at Darwen Vale High School created bycycle inspired sculptures with help from local 'Cycle Roots' based on Philip's Rd in Blackburn with the images to be sited around the school grounds. (55604300)

Students put the cycle into recycling with sculptures

Lily-Ann Whittaker

Three-year-old girl with rare condition is forced to carry a defibrillator around with her

SCENE: Naheem Ashraf's body was found on Christmas Eve

Police still treating death as 'unexplained' after man's body found on Christmas Eve

Marcus Bent admitted affray and possessing cocaine.

Former Blackburn Rovers striker confronted police officers with weapons whilst under influence of cocaine

SCENE: Officers armed with tranquilliser weapons were called

UPDATE: Woman due to appear in court after a dog was said to attack a passer-by

Police incident

Thieves steal thousands of pounds of drugs from a farm supplies shop

Brockholes at Samlesbury

PHOTO GALLERY: 11 things to do with your kids in East Lancashire this half-term

Bridge at Cowling Brow

Man's body found under canal bridge in Chorley

19-YEAR-OLD man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after a crash on a Haslingden Road

Man airlifted to hospital after crash

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PERVERT: Harry Holt, now living in Nelson, committed his crimes in Scotland

Church elder who sexually abused vulnerable children was invited to speak at first victim’s wedding

Blackburn magistrates

Blackburn man vomited on from upstairs window after complaining about noisy neighbour

DAMAGE: The raiders smashed their way into Blackburn Mall

Police hunting for 10-strong gang after armed raid at Blackburn Mall jewellers

PICTURES/VIDEO: End of an era as historic Blackburn mill chimney falls to earth...

PICTURES/VIDEO: End of an era as historic Blackburn mill chimney falls to earth...

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Nadir Suleman used to work for Farley’s in Blackburn

Former Blackburn solicitor charged in connection with £950,000 medical invoice insurance fraud

Stuart Robertson book cover (55645131)

Role reversal pays off for editor turned author Stuart Robertson

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Ribchester WI at County Hall

Fight goes on to save county services

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Accrington Academy.. (34061406)

Academy aims to take in 150 more pupils

‘Exodus’ of doctors expected over pay

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VIC music director Peter Webster conducts the singing group during a radio performance (55688166)

Troop trio sing out for TV choirmaster

Danny Booth

Two men jailed after £300,000 armed robbery at Blackburn town centre jewellers

CCTV appeal after woman threatened with knife at Tesco petrol station

Man threatens woman with knife at Tesco petrol station after climbing into passenger seat

Emergency services at the scene   PIC: Hyndburn Fire

UPDATE: Unconscious man taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after three-car smash

Smokes rises from the car repair workshop   PIC: Paul Sullivan

IN PICTURES: Five fire engines attend 'serious blaze' in Darwen

DRAMA: Police at the scene of the attack

UPDATE: Description released after woman dragged into alleyway and gang raped

TRAGEDY: Tina Rayson with son Rylee, one of her four children

Blackburn mum-of-four who jumped to her death 'let down again' as coroner rules no-one else to blame

SCHEME: Key Victorian buildings will be made over

REVEALED: Exciting new £3m plan for cafes, coffee houses and eateries in Blackburn town centre

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Protestors outside County Hall

LIVE BLOG: Lancashire County Council Budget debate - February 11

TRAGEDY: Joel McDevitt died after taking ‘white heroin’ in Amsterdam

Murder charge against Amsterdam drug dealer dramatically dropped after death of former Burnley College student

Blackburn magistrates

GUILTY: Blackburn man spent £3,000 worth of 'scammed' money on terminally ill father

Maxwell with his hero Jordan Rhodes

Heartbroken Blackburn Rovers fan meets hero Jordan Rhodes after adorable video goes viral

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IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 25 lost pubs of Brierfield, Colne & Nelson?

IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 25 lost pubs of Brierfield, Colne & Nelson?

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CCTV APPEAL: Do you recognise them?

CCTV APPEAL: Man assaulted outside bus station

Blackburn magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 3 people who have appeared in Blackburn/Burnley courts this week

RARITY: Fence Gate owner Kevin Berkins with a bottle of Gilbey’s orange gin, which he sells for £1,000 a shot

Lancashire pub breaks gin world record - with one priced at £1,000 a shot...

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The new takeaway will open on Duckworth Street

Concern over number of takeaways in Darwen as another fast food outlet approved

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East Lancashire residents invited to Kendal Calling

East Lancashire residents invited to Kendal Calling

James Anderson

Burnley and England bowler James Anderson delighted at picking up OBE

SUPPORT: The picket line outside the Royal Blackburn Hospital

New contract to be imposed on junior doctors as negotiations fail

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