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Detectives have launched a probe into the incident

Accrington family forced to flee as fire bomb thrown through window

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SCENE: The path connects Delph Road and Bridge Street, Great Harwood

Police hunting man with distinctive tattoo after 12-year-old boy grabbed

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Gambler scoops £30,000 with unusual football prediction

Gambler scoops £30,000 with unusual football prediction

Car destroyed in arson attack near Blackburn health centre

Car destroyed in arson attack near Blackburn health centre

HAPPY TOGETHER: Reece Bibby, who is still dating Noel Gallagher’s daughter Anais, is about to set out on a new phase to his career

Accrington singing sensation Reece Bibby 'set to join new band' after Stereo Kicks split

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HAMMER TIME: Clearly Interiors director Adam Schofield and sales executive Kelly Pilling in the bathroom showroom

£10,500 luxury bathroom goes up for grabs...

New Waggoners Inn

Plans to build extension at Burnley pub approved

Blackburn man banned for drink-driving caught behind wheel less than a month later

Blackburn man banned for drink-driving caught behind wheel less than a month later

LESSONS ON A PLATE: Ibrahim Ali, of Usha Restaurant, is to start his own curry cooking courses for would-be chefs

‘Curry college’ to be hot favourite for youngsters

Calderstones

Calderstones patient attacked fellow resident and kicked him repeatedly on the floor

The Money Advice Trust slammed councils for their reliance on bailiffs

BAILIFF BLITZ: Anger as councils refer soaring toll of unpaid debts

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Faller was ordered to complete a 15-day rehabilitation activity

Blackburn man pleads guilty to theft of 6ft fence panel

FLASHBACK: Levina Brown and her husband Mark, who is suffering from dementia and has now been found a home

Grandmother wins battle to find home for dementia victim husband

Darwen man charged with 'sex attacks' on girl

Darwen man charged with 'sex attacks' on girl

BEWARE: Because of the warm yet wet weather we have had ticks and fleas have flourished so take care with your dogs

Vets issue alert over tick troubles

Thousands enjoy the scenery at fourth annual canal festival

Thousands enjoy the scenery at fourth annual canal festival

BEST OF THE BLUES: One of the artists on stage at Colne, bringing this traditional music to the town

Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in little corner of East Lancashire

Darwen man admits burglary and motoring offences

Darwen man admits burglary and motoring offences

CHUMS: Jim Bowen and Frank Carson at the funeral of Bernard Manning

Jim Bowen: ‘Why my life is so smashing’

JOINING IN: Jamie Robinson with children in the Karnataka region

Burnley photographer returns from exhilarating seven-month trip to India

ON TRACK: East Lancs rail service

Team launches major offensive to open railway

FLASHBACK: Race starter Gary Taylor starts the David Staff Memorial Fell Race at Sunnyhurst Woods organised by Darwen Dashers in 1996

Darwen running club marks 25th anniversary

CLUE: CCTV of a man trying car door handles in the middle of the night

VIDEO: Watch CCTV footage of two men attempting to break into Blackburn houses and cars

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Man accused of grooming 13-year-old boy for sex

Man accused of grooming 13-year-old boy for sex

The Victoria

Landmark former pub looks set to be transformed into nursery

The incident occurred at around 8.10pm off Commercial Street

POLICE APPEAL: 12-year-old boy 'grabbed' by man with distinctive tattoo

Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents

Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents

START: Mohammed Butt, 17, enrols on his Public Services course at Blackburn College’s University Centre

Blackburn College is thriving as students rush to enroll

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BITING: Winston the dog at his former home in Worcester Road, Blackburn

WINSTON STRIKES AGAIN! Dangerous dog that attacked two Blackburn postmen causes mail delivery suspension in two more streets

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Pervert in short shorts opened legs and flashed girls in Blackburn McDonald’s

Pervert in short shorts opened legs and flashed girls in Blackburn McDonald’s

DRAMATIC RAID: The Santander bank on Briercliffe Road, Burnley

UPDATE: Masked raiders hit security guards with hammer in 'vicious' armed robbery

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NO WATER: Burst pipe blamed for residents' taps running dry

NO WATER: Burst pipe blamed for residents' taps running dry

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LOVE: Ian Walsh and Glenda on their wedding day at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Former firefighter and pub landlord dies after battling inoperable brain tumour

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UPDATE: Police release statement about missing teenager

UPDATE: Police release statement about missing teenager

MINDLESS: John Cribbin from Brockholes checks out the arson damage

HUGE BLOW: Arsonists push back Brockholes nature reserve's work

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SENTENCED: David Kershaw

Former soldier serving life sentence for killing Darwen dad in brutal carving-fork attack dies

STRUCK: Joey Barton is hit by a Coke bottle at Turf Moor

Burnley praised by Joey Barton over Turf Moor bottle incident

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CHANGES: Stuart and Melanie Blackledge at the former Hyndburn Bridge Inn, Clayton le Moors

New owners of popular pub in £340,000 makeover ahead of grand opening

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PRIDE: The Freemasons at Wiswell — top in the Waitrose Good Food Guide

Ribble Valley pub crowned country’s number-one inn for second year in a row

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TASTE TOUR: Butchers Paul Howard and Nick Gell with their sausage creation for the Tour of Britain

TOUR OF BRITAIN: Butcher’s in bangers tribute to bike race

DEVELOPMENT: Land off Accrington Road, back to Venice Street, will be the site of 81 new homes

New homes to be built on eyesore site which has been frequent stopping-off point for travellers

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Man accused of inciting 15-year-old boy to engage in sexual activity

Man accused of inciting 15-year-old boy to engage in sexual activity

BLOW: Pendle Wavelengths will remain closed this weekend after a fire in which 100 people were evacuated

Pendle Wavelengths to remain closed after being hit by fire

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Boss speaks to TV crew in Marbella and ends up with new customers

Boss speaks to TV crew in Marbella and ends up with new customers

SELFLESS: John Duxbury with two of the 40 huskies he cared for

Tragedy as rescue dog campaigner collapses and dies just days before opening of husky trail

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Daniel Rushworth

POLICE APPEAL: Burnley teen missing from home

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FUN: The third Burnley Canal Festival, which runs from Saturday to Monday, is set to be the biggest yet and will feature colourful craft from across the country

BANK HOLIDAY: Nine interesting things to do across East Lancashire this weekend

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Jake Speakman

Police hunting missing Blackburn sex offender

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What do you think the levels are like in your local area?

QUIZ: What are migration levels like in Blackburn with Darwen?

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WATER MUSIC: Ben Cummins is taking a piano from Liverpool to London on a raft-like canal boat

Meet the floating 'nomad' whose quirky homemade raft is slowly sinking into the Leeds Liverpool canal

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