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Blackburn

Feed the Needy charity event in Blackburn town centre (fb photography)

Polish man stormed around Blackburn town centre charity event shouting anti-Muslim abuse

A REAL WEB: There is a wide variety of spiders across  East Lancashire

Just when we all thought this summer’s spiders couldn’t get any worse - here come the 'giants'...

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Blackburn man's £30,000 charity fraud case discontinued

Blackburn man's £30,000 charity fraud case discontinued

ATTACK: Fire damage at the former Inde-pendent living centre on Watson Street, Mill Hill, Blackburn

Arson probe after fire rips through vandal-hit Blackburn living centre

UNTIDY: Freda Jackson is worried about the patch of land near her house, which she says has become a dumping ground

Worried Blackburn grandmother calling for urgent action to clear up waste ground

THERAPEUTIC: AshleyTaylor with her sister Rachel’s dolls, which make the journey downstairs for ‘Dolly Day’

Blackburn teen with rare condition shows off amazing collection of 130 dolls

Blackburn man stole bacon worth £50 from Tesco

Blackburn man stole bacon worth £50 from Tesco

BRIDGES OF HORROR: Five bridges worth remembering in and around Blackburn

BRIDGES OF HORROR: Five bridges worth remembering in and around Blackburn

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BY THE SEA: Properties with beautiful sea views less than an hour's drive from Blackburn

BY THE SEA: Properties with beautiful sea views less than an hour's drive from Blackburn

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The blaze is believed to have been started deliberately

Fire crews battle blaze in Blackburn

Royal Blackburn

Pager system to be introduced at Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals

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FLASHBACK; Cllr Shaukat Hussain at the fly tipping site off Whalley new Road

PILING UP: 14 fly-tipping incidents EVERY DAY in Blackburn with Darwen last year

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Man charged with dangerous driving causing serious injury in Blackburn

Man charged with dangerous driving causing serious injury in Blackburn

Its official new name will be the ‘Blackburn Rovers Independent Disabled Supporters Club'

Blackburn Rovers disabled fan club agrees new name

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Diana Vickers

Blackburn X Factor star Diana Vickers to appear in new London play

Car destroyed in arson attack near Blackburn health centre

Car destroyed in arson attack near Blackburn health centre

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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

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

Faller was ordered to complete a 15-day rehabilitation activity

Blackburn man pleads guilty to theft of 6ft fence panel

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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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

MINDLESS: John Cribbin from Brockholes checks out the arson damage

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

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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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TRIUMPH: Come Dine With Me winner Nicola Donnelly

Blackburn sandwich shop owner is Come Dine With Me queen

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Blackburn woman hit husband in the face with claw hammer during row

Blackburn woman hit husband in the face with claw hammer during row

FOCUS: Chief Supt Damian Darcy says tackling drug crime is a priority

Drug dealers warned to look over their shoulder by Lancashire Police

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Unnecessary traffic signs set to be removed across Britain

Unnecessary traffic signs set to be removed across Britain

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OPEN:  Denise Gee and Kim Hall prepare Darwen Vale High School’s car park for tonight’s Rovers match at Ewood

GAME ON: Blackburn Rovers matchday parking at Darwen Vale High School

SECURE: Police will be checking children are strapped in properly

Reckless Blackburn motorists who fail to ensure children wear seatbelts targeted by police

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Pat and Dave

Anti-violence charity set up in memory of Blackburn teenager set to branch out to schools

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Residents of Blackburn with Darwen will be able to get a taste of the attractions on offer at a taster day next month

Blackburn chosen as launch venue for major national celebration

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Usain Bolt

VIDEO: Cameraman crashes into Usain Bolt moments after he wins World Championship gold

REGAL: The Queen Victoria statue is good as new after a clean-up

Blackburn's Queen Victoria statue and brand new Premier Inn shining bright and white

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St Peter Street, Blackburn (Google Maps)

Manhunt launched after man punched to floor and robbed in Blackburn

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DRAWING: The boy, left, in the dock at an earlier hearing

Teenage girl shared 16,000 texts with Blackburn boy dubbed Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist

IN PICTURES: Five of the most desirable properties to buy in Blackburn

IN PICTURES: Five of the most stunning properties in Blackburn

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Rockcliffe Street will be closed at the junction of the mini roundabout

IT'S NOT OVER YET: Blackburn motorists face another weekend of traffic chaos

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Calls to the service jumped by six per cent last August bank holiday

REVEALED: The most inappropriate 999 calls made to North West Ambulance Service

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The boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to three charges of assault

Blackburn teen spat in nurse’s face and bit police officer while under influence of alcohol and legal highs

Personal injury solicitor advises residents to record any ‘water bug’ symptoms

Personal injury solicitor advises residents to record any ‘water bug’ symptoms

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LEGENDS: Former Rovers and Clarets stars gather for the fund-raising tournament. From left - David Hamilton, Stan Ternent, Graham Oates, Steve Kindon, Derek Fazackerley, Ken Beamish, Brian Flynn, Ian Brennan, Frank Casper

Rovers and Clarets legends put clubs to test in charity golf match

Set of balls seven and draw machine Merlin were used

Two lucky ticketholders share £3.8m Lotto rollover jackpot

RUBBISH: An old scooter and tyre pulled from the water

Twenty bags full of litter pulled from Leeds Liverpool canal in clean up

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Cathie Jung who has the world's smallest waist

IN PICTURES: We take a look at the most bizarre Guinness World Records...

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Which do you think is the strangest?

Bants, beer o'clock and brain fart - you won't believe some of the words added to the online dictionary...

IN THE PAST: Blackburn and Darwen Band is to mark its long history as part of a Heritage Weekend

Contest to celebrate 175 years of Blackburn and Darwen Band

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