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DAMAGE: The getaway car smashed into a house on Limbrick

UPDATE: Blackburn men arrested after car smashes into house following police chase

SMASHED: The entrance to the Mall

'Blackburn has changed. People can’t leave their doors open' - community reacts to Mall break-in

Adam Conroy

Body found near railway tunnel thought to be missing man

Police were called to a house in Mersey Avenue

Police officers find man dead at home in Darwen

IN WRITING: One of Hannah’s letters to Fred

Mystery of war-time Blackburn romance finally solved - by our readers...

Billy Rambadt

BANNED: Burnley football fan and troublemaker caused mayhem for nearly three years

The funfair has previously operated in Lancashire

Five arrested in human trafficking and child sex investigation into travelling funfair

PICTURE GALLERY: Lancashire beauties through the years...

PICTURE GALLERY: Lancashire beauties through the years...

DRAMA: The Premier store on Mosley Street

Man arrested after attempted knife-point robbery at Blackburn store

FUGITIVE: Andrew Moran leapt from the dock at Burnley Crown Court in 2009 and went on the run before police in Spain caught up with him in 2013

NO ESCAPE: One of Lancashire's most wanted men faces judge he fled from after life on ‘Costa del Crime’

CHALLENGING: Andrew Graham says wars and economic sanctions continue to negatively affect exchange rates, credit insurance and his company’s ability to trade securely

Blackburn-based wallpaper and interior design firm cuts back on production

HAILED: Head teacher Alan Porteous, left, with former head teacher Martyn Morris

Headteacher hailed as 'exceptional and visionary' after school receives highest Ofsted grade

Motorcyclist collides with car outside school on Blackburn Road

Motorcyclist collides with car outside school on Blackburn Road

STRIKE: Junior doctors outside Royal Blackburn Hospital

PICTURES/VIDEO: Junior doctors strike in Lancashire as last-ditch talks fail

BEAUTY: Louise Warren-Beck

IN PICTURES: Beautiful Lancashire mum-of-two shortlisted as finalist for Miss British Isles

Chester Street, Accrington

Stun gun 160 times more powerful than those used by police seized during drug raid

Temporary traffic lights are in place on Accrington Road and Furthergate

Blackburn commuters to face rush-hour traffic problems for further six weeks

CASE: Preston court

'It’s disgusting. She should have gone to jail' - parents appalled as Blackburn carer who mistreated son spared jail

FEELING: People at a public meeting in 2014 to discuss the original application

Traveller and businessman in bid to overturn council's decision to refuse caravans on site

RECOVERY: He was taken to Burnley General Hospital

Biker left bleeding from nose and mouth after 'jumping red light' and hitting car

CONSTRUCTION: Eric Wright will build Burnley High School

IN PICTURES: Burnley High School's new multi-million pound building set to be finished next year

FIT: Connie Peacock shops for flowers

LIFE IS FOR LIVING: Life-long Darrener won't stop shopping and playing bingo - despite hitting 100

OUTGOING: Sir Bill Taylor

Blackburn College chief Sir Bill Taylor bows out for 'personal reasons'

A POPULAR TEACHER AND CRICKETER: David Craig was known as The Major by his many friends at Haslingden Cricket Club

Tributes paid to former Blackburn teacher and cricket stalwart nicknamed 'The Major'

The market has been earmarked for closure

Rallying cry to rescue Darwen’s three-day market from demolition

Blackburn station

'Terrifying' incident on Blackburn to Manchester train as man tells passengers he wants to 'sacrifice them to God'

DRAMA: Police at the scene of the attack

PICTURES/VIDEO: Manhunt after woman dragged into alleyway and gang raped in ‘extremely traumatic’ attack

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man dies at Royal Blackburn Hospital after falling over on bus

Drink drive limit could be reduced

Drink drive limit could be reduced if Scottish Government scheme is a success

Falklands war veteran, author and public speaker Simon Weston CBE gives a talk to pupils at Blackburn Central High School.L-R are Mia Healey 15, Saffah Karolia 16, Simon Weston CBE and Billy Joe 15

Teenagers take inspiration from Falklands hero Simon Weston

Tim Bradley 03.01.2016
Stoneyhurst School, Clitheroe - Moon Rocks.
Pupil takes a look at small pieces of moon rock with shining a torch trhough the rock. (55335357)

Learning about science is out of this world experience for kids

Francesca Dean  to take part in a 10k Race for Life in her electric wheelchair (55219922)

Francesca has her sights set on 10k success

Call to end long distance hospital admissions for mentally ill

SCENE: The Safestyle UK base in Rising Bridge where raiders struck and made off with £10,000 in wages

UPDATE: Manhunt launched after £10,000 worth of wages stolen from Safestyle UK staff

PAEDOPHILE: James Blackie

Convicted paedophile faces long prison sentence after abducting and sexually assaulting boy

Blackburn man charged with administering noxious substance to wife and putting video equipment in her bedroom

Blackburn man charged with administering noxious substance to wife and putting video equipment in her bedroom

Blackburn magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 4 people who have appeared at Blackburn magistrates this week

Officers were called to an address in Throstle Street

Police investigation launched after two cars set on fire in Blackburn


IN PICTURES: Art student brightens up abandoned buildings in Blackburn town centre

CHEERS: Jayne and Ray Copeland raise a glass on their wedding anniversary

Couple celebrate anniversary by recreating first date and engagement at pub - with original £21 receipt

Preston Crown Court

Blackburn pair charged with child neglect after baby suffers fractured legs and ribs

Blackburn magistrates

Drink-driver hit elderly woman while his young children sat in the back of car

She was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Woman's knee cap shattered after being hit by car in Blackburn

Sarah Jane Aspinall

UPDATE: Missing Accrington woman found safe and well

The market has been earmarked for closure

MARKET BOMBSHELL: Anger over plan to bulldoze ‘beating heart’ of Darwen town centre

PASSED: A clean bill of health has been given to staff at Calderstones Hospital

Calderstones Hospital rated 'good' - just 14 months after trust blasted for series of failings

Jilted Darwen man bombarded ex-girlfriend with 27 calls and over 123 texts

Jilted Darwen man bombarded ex-girlfriend with 27 calls and over 123 texts

Anthony competing in the Great North Run (55249540)

Wheelchair athlete’s bid for world record

CHALLENGE: From left, Liam Eaton, Anthony Angel and Cameron Hay

Create your own version of Space Invaders - gaming project launched at Darwen school

Holmes Mill ..Ribble Valley. (50301260)

Jobs-creating mill plan set to be turned down


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