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Margaret Houghton with her husband Allan, who died in 2012

Four rings taken from hand of invalid 90-year-old grandma while she was bed-bound

Kelly Louise Donnelly, of Lansdowne Street, Blackburn, admitted driving while disqualified

Blackburn woman caught behind wheel just two months after being banned for drink driving

PHEW, WHAT A SCORCHER: Lucy Lonsdale from Clitheroe enjoys some sunshine in Blackburn town centre while shopping

Summer's here! But forecasters warn rain could be back pretty soon...

New borough council leader Mohammed Khan said he was delighted with the improvements

Refurbished Blackburn day care centre re-opens after major upgrade

Craig in action of a different kind at The Men’s Lounge barbers

Blackburn Rovers star and trained barber Craig Conway swaps football boots for scissors

Basil Brush

Tickets on sale for CBeebies tour date in Blackburn

PANIC: Nathan Chapman was celebrating his 21st birthday in the resort

LUCKY ESCAPE: I thought we would die, says Blackburn man caught up in Tunisia massacre

The victim was taken to Royal Preston Hospital

Man attacked by youths in Blackburn after telling them to keep quiet

NEW LOOK: Blackburn Rovers players Markus Olsson, Lee Williamson and Josh King visit Hippo. The company will take up two new units

Second phase of building work begins on 30,000 sq ft Blackburn business park

Baines, 39, and Duffy, 37, both of Essex Close, Blackburn, pleaded guilty

Blackburn couple put 'SALE' tags on non-sale items - paying just £2.31

Blackburn is set to be warmer than Istanbul on Wednesday

Mini-heatwave sparks health alert across England

Blackburn magistrates heard Connor Michael Stokes left a fingerprint in the car

Blackburn teen admits he was 'off my head on drugs' while breaking into car

REGAL: Laura Power, 13, Alfie Simpkins, eight, Abigail Evans, seven, Layla Shihada, six

Blackburn teen named Rose Queen

Diana Vickers

East Lancashire singer and actress Diana Vickers to star in 'The Rocky Horror Show'


Five attractive girls belting out classic punk - what's not to like?

Offers are being accepted until Friday, August 21

Former YMCA building in Blackburn up for sale

STUDENTS: Blackburn College’s Mubarak Ali, Hassan Rasuz and Ismaeel Mulla with Shaheer Ganchi (front).

Blackburn College opens doors to £5.5m Regional Automotive Technology Hub

CARING: The Bayt Muhammad Academy’s team which handed out food to the community as part of the Ramadan celebrations

Blackburn volunteers hit the streets to deliver hot food to neighbours

England's Lucy Bronze, right, celebrates her goal with teammate Steph Houghton during the first half of a quarterfinal against Canada in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Jonathan Ha

Chorley pioneer Sheila helped pave way for England's World Cup Lionesses

More details of his work an be found on his 'Spuds n Puds Sarsaparilla stall' Facebook site

Blackburn Market trader Alan Taylor makes Armed Forces Day appeal

School raised £424.00 and donated to local charity for victims of Nepal Earthquake
As we all know, that a major earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, struck Nepal on 12th May, a devastating quake left thousands of people dead and over 3 million

The pupils of St Silas C of E Primary in Revidge raised £424 for victims of the Nepal earthquake

Business studies teenagers from Blackburn College have just finished a six-week placement through the UK Career Academy programme

Business studies teenagers from Blackburn College have just finished a six-week placement through the UK Career Academy programme

Wesley Smith, aged 37, of Worcester Road, was found guilty

Blackburn man jailed after attempting to use counterfeit £20 note

The force’s unit was scrambled at 12.30am on Friday

Four men questioned in Blackburn after being spotted by police helicopter

ON SITE: From left, Altaf Master Capita representative, director of Eric Wright Johnathan Raynor, site manager Peter Harrison, planning manager for Eric Wright Paul Sedman and Cllr Phil Riley executive member for regeneration

£4.7m Blackburn bus station work to restart as new contractors sign takeover deal

Simon, 16, of Hall Carr Road, Rawtenstall

Year 11 student turns up to prom in a coffin

Counterfeit cigarettes found at Blackburn store after trading standards raid

UPDATE: Counterfeit cigarettes found at bargain store after trading standards raid

Albert Ormston, of Dean Street, Blackpool, admitted driving without due care and attention

Blackburn magistrates reject guilty plea of 80-year-old man involved in crash

June 2015
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Blackburn College student Luke thrilled to study Menswear at the London College of Fashion
Blackburn College student Luke Humphreys is thrilled to get a place at the London College of Fashion after successfully completing h

Luke Humphreys has a place at the London College of Fashion after his course at Blackburn College

The group pose before their fitness marathon begins.

Blackburn fitness class raised £1,650 for East Lancashire Hospice.

BID launches monthly showcase of artists, designers and makers. A celebration of the best in local creativity is coming to Blackburn this summer with something for visitors who enjoy a retail experience with a festival feel, exploring side streets with un

Arts and crafts are coming to the streets to celebrate Blackburn's artisan quarter.

DEFIANT: Campaigners outside the Sir Charles Napier. They are fighting to get the pub reopened

SAVE THE NAPIER: Campaign launched to save Blackburn’s last rock venue

The Blackburn with Darwen Muslim Cemetery Trust have held meetings with officials in the Ribble Valley

Plans for Muslim cemetery near Blackburn back on the table after rejection

An inquiry by Insolvency Service officials has resulted in a suspension of six years for Desu and five years for Haji

Blackburn bosses handed bans over bust firm which left £65,000 tax debt

Alisha Cowell begins her speech

VIDEO: Watch cute 6-year-old Blackburn girl steal the show at awards ceremony

The mercury is set to soar to 27C in Blackburn

Blackburn set to be warmer than Istanbul during mini-heatwave next week

Barnes, 46, of Crediton Close, Blackburn, was convicted after trial of two charges of assault

Blackburn attacker ‘behaved like animal’ as he 'body slammed' former partner and stamped on her head

CHILLING: CCTV images of the raid

Gang armed with baseball bat raid two bookies in 90 minutes - but leave with nothing

LET’S GET PHYSICAL: Runners limber up for the race at the start line

VIDEO: Race for Life 'Pink Army' take over Blackburn's Witton Park

John Ashley Tofts, of Bolton Road, Blackburn, pleaded guilty

Blackburn man punched friend after he insulted his sister

Migrants trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into CalaisMigrants trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 24, 2015. French police had reportedly found 350

Blackburn haulage boss calls for protection for HGV drivers in Calais

Officers have arrested four men suspected of preying on vulnerable and elderly victims

POLICE WARNING: Blackburn men arrested as ‘conman season’ begins

The offenders fled empty handed

UPDATE: Two bookies in East Lancashire raided by masked men with baseball bats

The moment Karl Grogan was confronted at the cinema by Stinson Hunter

VIDEO: Watch moment pervert is caught trying to meet 14-year-old girl at Blackburn cinema

HEARTLESS: Susan Bellusci’s tree and plaque dedication

HEARTLESS: Blackburn dads’ memorial destroyed in suspected vandal attack

Yassar Khan, 32, hit Saghir Hussain with a knuckleduster

Blackburn man jailed after four-on-one street attack triggered shotgun raid

Sean Ruane

Star guest announced for Blackburn classic music event

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Children's home in Blackburn praised after report published

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Man attacked woman as she held baby

Three people, including a pregnant woman, suffered minor injuries

Blackburn Islamic centre bus crash not caused by mechanical failure

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