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TARGET OF PLANNED ATTACK: The annual Anzac Day parade in the Australian city of Melbourne

Blackburn teenager's planned 'massacre' branded ‘shocking in its brutality and scope’

Peter Swan

Police searching for missing Blackburn sex offender

TRAGIC: Brett Hames was propelled from his 125cc machine

Apprentice builder who died in motorbike crash was 11 times above drug-driving limit

TURNOUT: Mourners gather at Pleasington Crematorium for the funeral of Tina Rayson

Hundreds of mourners say final goodbyes to much-loved Blackburn mother-of-four

CONSPIRATOR: Arbab Akhtar, of Blackburn, who has been jailed for drug offences

Blackburn man tried to import high-quality heroin with street value of £1.9m inside chapati oven

BACKUP: Police at Bacup Hub yesterday morning after bailiffs took possession of it

Bailiffs called in as area's biggest entertainment venue closed and boarded up

Shadsworth Leisure Centre

Consultation on spending review that could close Blackburn swimming pools gets go-ahead

COACHLOADS: Burnley fans will once again be bussed to Ewood Park

Blackburn pick-up for Clarets supporters ahead of East Lancashire derby

WRECKED: The burned-out kitchen of the house owned by David and Brenda Pickup, who were out at the time

Darwen couple left to pick up the pieces after 'colossal' fire tears through home

Man charged with sex offences against children - including 20-month-old girl

Man charged with sex offences against children - including 20-month-old girl

VISION: An artist’s impression of how Rawtenstall town centre could look if the development goes ahead

Take a new look at £20m scheme for redevelopment of town centre

SERVANT: Former Blackburn MP and home and foreign secretary Jack Straw

Councillors vote overwhelmingly to award former Blackburn MP Jack Straw ‘freedom’ of borough

The theft put Simms in breach of a suspended sentence

Blackburn woman caught stealing four jars of coffee from Farmfoods

Blackburn Cathedral grounds

Trio charged with robbery in grounds of Blackburn Cathedral

A screenshot image found on the defendant's phone

Blackburn boy sentenced to at least five years in custody after plotting Anzac Day terror 'massacre'

HAZARD: Dangerous amphetamines are believed to have hit the streets in Blackburn, causing users to act erratically

Contaminated batch of amphetamines hit Blackburn streets - causing one man to climb up tree

FACING JUSTICE: A court sketch of the teenager, flanked by security guards, in the dock at Manchester Crown Court

'BEHEADING LIST': Blackburn teen told school staff he would ‘slit their throats and decapitate them’

Police appeal after motorcyclist injured in Belmont telegraph pole collision

Police appeal after motorcyclist injured in Belmont telegraph pole collision

McDonnell, 37, of Olive Lane, Darwen, pleaded guilty to interfering with a motor vehicle

Back-seat car passenger applied handbrake at 50mph before pushing woman into hedge

The Land Rover and Caravan involved in the incident

Pupils pray for school helper after she was crushed between caravan and wall

SOURCE: IS troops in Syria – the court heard the teenager was obsessed with their movements and ideology

Teachers ‘feared for safety’ as Blackburn boy grew obsessed with terrorism


Blackburn Calderstones worker claimed £10,000 in sick pay while also working as part-time teaching assistant

Scale of poverty in Burnley, Pendle and Blackburn revealed

Blackburn, Burnley and Pendle named in top 20 of the country’s most deprived areas

PAIN: New drug tests

Volunteers needed for pain relief drug tests

GLOOM: Nigel Evans described a decision as a “sad day”

'SAD DAY': Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans hits out as 363 homes approved

TOLL: Nation’s highest

Blackburn with Darwen has the highest percentage of people with mental health problems in England

The store has created 10 jobs, including the creation of new grooming positions

£300,000 pet store set to open in town - complete with 'groom room'

LANDMARK: Darwen Tower, by Chris Newman, of Chorley

6 stunning images sent in by Lancashire Telegraph readers

The code of practice applies to thousands of private car parks across the country

Motorists to get 10 minutes grace in private car parks from today

'YOU KNOW NOTHING!': Game of Thrones star says Jon Snow is definitely dead

'YOU KNOW NOTHING!': Game of Thrones star says Jon Snow is definitely dead

Cyclist suffers fractured skull after colliding with motorcyclist in Darwen

Cyclist suffers fractured skull after colliding with motorcyclist in Darwen

HIGHFLYER: The area’s first flyball team has been set up with training classes this weekend - they are open to anyone with a dog

7 fun things to do this weekend across East Lancashire

PROUD: Diane King and daughter Danielle on her daughter’s wedding day

Daughter proud of late mother’s courage in giving her body for medical training in major TV documentary

FUTURE: Charging point for electric cars

Electric vehicles can be powered up at Hyndburn's first charging point

IMPRESSIVE: Colne town centre, which is shortlisted for a national award

MARKET TOWN: Has Colne got the best main shopping street in Britain?

STOP: Smoking in cars with children in was outlawed from yesterday

No drive to crack down on smokers in cars, say police

WAVING FAREWELL: Padiham Water Polo Club met for the final time - but members went out on a high as they worked hard in the town’s pool

SUNK! Water polo club ends after more than 100 years

IN NEED OF TLC: Rishton’s canalside is set for a revamp

Proposals for former Rishton mill to be discussed

Mika Posteraro, seven, who is Italian with a Welsh grandad, and Darwen born and bred Kane Mack, seven

Darwen pupils tour the world — but never leave their school...

BOOST: Lancashire residents could benefit from free or subsided boilers and insulation measures

New scheme can deliver savings on Lancashire home bills

TOO SLOW: Cancer patients are not receiving their treatment quickly enough across East Lancashire

Cancer patients seen too slowly in East Lancashire

SUPPORT: Carol Ratcliffe says screening is a life-saver

Cancer survivor backs screening bid as a life-saver

OFF: Mason Daly-Jagger waves the flag to open the Todmorden Curve

School links up with German children as part of big railway education programme

INJURIES: Amy Newton was taken to hospital after the attack

UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder after woman, 26, stabbed in Oswaldtwistle

The teen from Blackburn was radicalised on the internet by Islamic State propaganda

Blackburn boy's Anzac Day terror plot 'likely to have resulted in deaths', court told

The Black Bull, Brokenstone Road

CHEERS! Five great places to go for a pint in and around Blackburn

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to assaulting the girl

Blackburn teen ignored 12-year-old girl's tears as he sexually assaulted her on table

Delays after two-vehicle M65 crash

UPDATE: Motorcyclist injured after colliding with car on M65

U-TURN: The decision has been welcomed by Ken Moss

Council accused of ‘staggering U-turn’ in Accrington crematorium cross saga

Two British women die in late-night Costa Brava swim tragedy

Two British women die in late-night Costa Brava swim tragedy


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