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The wounds Lewis Smith suffered at Parklife

Teenager 'lucky to be alive' after being stabbed at music festival

The boy was rescued by Blackburn firefighters

Blackburn boy gets stuck in locked football pitch compound after climbing fence

UNHAPPY: Market traders at the half-finished Blackburn bus station, where work is set to resume after new contractors took over

Blackburn Market stallholders threaten closures after being refused bus station compensation

WANTED: Can you help police?

Lancashire Police's 10 most wanted - July 7

Whitebirk roundabout in Blackburn

Fuel spillage shuts road at busy Blackburn roundabout

WANTED: The two men police want to speak to over the raid

UPDATE: Police release new CCTV images after armed gang raid Blackburn bookies

John Joseph Larder was also working as the greenkeeper

Benefits cheat who claimed he could ‘barely walk’ caught playing bowls

Barrowford Primary School

School which banned teachers from raising their voices hits back at 'unfair' headlines

Church View Residential Home (Picture from Google Street View)

Care home resident: We’re locked up like prisoners...

The wreckage of the bus that was bombed in Tavistock Square, London, which Marie was a passenger on.

LONDON BOMBINGS: Tributes to Oswaldtwistle mum-of-two who was killed in bus explosion

FIGHTERS: Members of Isis

Islamic State terrorists 'crossing Mediterranean to Europe' on smugglers' boats

They will appear at Preston Crown Court on August 3

Blackburn men charged with drug offences

A blue Fiat Punto and a white Audi A5 collided in Olive Lane

Darwen man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crash

Firefighters were called to a van alight on the roadside at Higher Heys

Police investigation after van torched in Oswaldwistle

The one-bedroomed property is valued at offers over £65,000 (Google Maps)

Darwen corner shop with flat up for sale

DEVICE: A handheld camera

Residents get police training on speed guns to clamp down on racers

Christian Carl Wheadon, of Parliament Street, also confessed to stealing a valet kit

Man jailed for 32 weeks after breaking into shed and stealing motorbike equipment

Kevin Gallacher

Blackburn Rovers legend set to headline club dinner

ENTHUSIASTIC: Leah Spalding, eight, Tess Gazzard, ten, and Joy Maddock, nine, with the school’s mural

TOUR OF BRITAIN: School gears up for tour by painting a giant mural

Care payment row stand-off ‘pathetic’

Care payment row stand-off ‘pathetic’

Two fire engines went to a house in Thorn Crescent

Dropped cigarette causes shed fire

MARLEY AND ME: Kirk gives his pal Marley the Ardennes horse, a peck

New therapy to help war veterans cope with their traumatic experiences

CONGRATULATIONS: George and Irene Holt of Church who are celebrating their wedding anniversary today

Couple expecting third letter from the Queen as they celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

WELL DONE: Paul Roberts, operations manager for NWAS, presents Ethan with his award

Courageous 11-year-old boy saved mum's life after she fell into river

PRINT: Former Darwen Academy pupil who has had her work published, Holly Thompson

Darwen schoolgirl following in the footsteps of JK Rowling and Roald Dahl

The 37-acre site, off Hollins Road, was once home to Hollins Mill

Darwen paper mill plot up for sale at £2m

People watch as Jandilla fighting bulls and revelers run during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona

WORLD NEWS: Briton gored in Pamplona bull run

British households are overpaying for their energy by around £1.2 billion a year

CONSUMER DISENGAGEMENT: Is your household overpaying for gas and electricity?

They will be climbing ladders and scaffolding to officially mark the latest stage in the £6 million development

Bishop of Blackburn and Lord Shuttleworth to don hard hats and scale new clergy court

VIDEO: England Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt launched at Twickenham

VIDEO: England Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt launched at Twickenham

This summer sees the launch of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS)

Lancashire farmers get ‘support wildlife’ call

STEPPING OUT: Fred Uttley and John Cowell

East Lancashire pensioner pens the story of his pilgrimages in northern Spain

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Britain's Got Talent star to return to roots

New farm wildlife grant scheme open to farmers in Bowland

New farm wildlife grant scheme open to farmers in Bowland

Anthony McKenna

Blackburn burglars who took £100,000 of jewellery sent down for 37 years

She was taken to Manchester Children’s Hospital with head injuries where she remains

Blackburn girl suffers head injuries after being hit by car

He collided with the wall near to Harden Old Barn

Motorcyclist dies two weeks after hitting stone wall

Lightning over Burnley (Pic: Kath O'Callaghan)

Weather warning after two killed by summer storms lightning

Christopher Maunder

UPDATE: Missing convicted killer found in Preston

Wednesday's estimated jackpot is £2.1 million

Lucky winner scoops £5.5 million jackpot in National Lottery

The pair allegedly committed the offences in Darwen between 1980 and 1999

Darwen father and son charged following investigation into child sex offences

CLOSE SHAVE: Colne Water where Brandon Tither got into trouble

'Heroic' dog walker saves eight-year-old boy from drowning in river

The Lockside Tavern

Blackburn pub set to go under the hammer at Old Trafford

People, some displaying a Tunisian flag, stand in silence next to flowers during a gathering at the scene of the attack

British IS schoolgirl 'laughs' at Tunisia beach massacre

Blackburn church tower up for grabs - with certain sale conditions

Blackburn church tower up for grabs - with certain sale conditions

IN THE MONEY: Maggie Rollinson scooped the lottery jackpot

Blackburn carer celebrates second lottery win

COSY: Award winner the Higher Buck at Waddington

£350,000 facelift helps popular pub win top award

FIND: Salmon fry from Colne

Salmon spotted in Burnley and Colne for first time in several decades

Two traveller caravans parked on the Lawnmower Specialists site off Sandy Lane, Lower Darwen

Lower Darwen traveller ‘saga’ may go higher to discuss legal loopholes

James McKenzie, of Beech Close, Clitheroe, was sent on bail to Preston Crown Court

Cannabis with value of £12,000 found at Clitheroe man's home

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