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Police searching for violent gang after Blackburn man attacked in his home

Police searching for violent gang after Blackburn man attacked in his home

IN PICTURES: 10 of the worst car parking examples in Blackburn

IN PICTURES: We showed you some bad parking in Blackburn - and you sent us more...

Former paramedic struck off over ‘drunk’ patient

Former paramedic struck off over ‘drunk’ patient

WORRY: Shear Brow ward councillor Hussain Akhtar with the pothole in Brookfield Street

UNACCEPTABLE: Blackburn residents forced to wait two months for pot hole to be repaired

Maddie Elliott and Jessica Millward

WHERE ART THOU? Blackburn school trying to re-unite 1960s artwork with former pupils

The Cascade Building in Blackburn

Former Blackburn pub could be transformed into children’s nursery

PRESENTATION: St Bede’s staff and ex-pupils and guest Kate Hollern, Blackburn MP, centre

Blackburn school's GCSE results ‘perfect way to mark 30 years’

Blackburn magistrates

Young mum dragged to the floor by her hair and punched by two women in her own home

SHOCK: Cllr Suleman Khonat with the knife he found during a litter clean-up in Blackburn

Safety concerns raised after knife and 'drugs' found hidden in Blackburn bushes

Blackburn man threw 55g bag of cannabis out of van window while being followed by police

Blackburn man threw 55g bag of cannabis out of van window while being followed by police

PROUD: Guests at the new memorial garden at Apple Trees

VIDEO: Garden honour for man who lived and breathed Blackburn ice hockey

PARTNERSHIP : From left, head chef of The Highwayman Jason Birkbeck, executive head chef, Northcote Lisa Goodwin-Allen, professional cookery apprentice Nimesh Chauhan and professional cookery apprentice Emily Tyndall-Brown at Northcote

Celebrity chef joins Blackburn College in student apprentice plan

Blackburn Central High School

WHISPER: Blackburn school’s new anonymous report system launched

HELP: Andy Smith, operations director from The Mall, David Nestor, campaign donor from First 4 Print Finishing, with Sarah De Nurtcheylo, charities co-ordinator at Sams, in The Mall, Blackburn as Sams launches its Christmas Wishes campaign for shoppers to

Blackburn Christmas shoppers urged to buy an extra gift for the needy

APPEAL: The man police want to speak to

Police launch manhunt after ‘terrifying’ sexual assaults on schoolgirls in Blackburn park

SHOCK: Roe Lee Primary School, Blackburn

Blackburn school plummets in Ofsted ratings after being one of the best in town

Blackburn Magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 10 people who appeared in Blackburn/Burnley courts this week

Blackburn trio deny charge of possessing cannabis

Blackburn trio deny charge of possessing cannabis

FREEZING: Commuters are left out in the cold at Blackburn railway station after delays to services yesterday morning

Hundreds stranded in Blackburn as rail work halts trains

Screengrab from a video issued by the Church of England of an advert showing the Lord's Prayer

VIDEO: Bishop of Blackburn upset over Church of England advert ban

Blackburn magistrates

Man stole high-end audio and lighting equipment worth more than £200k from employer

SADLY MISSED: Josh Riley loved life and was a true inspiration

Avid Blackburn Rovers fan who ‘lit the room up wherever he went’ loses cancer battle

Delayed and disgruntled rail passengers at Blackburn station

UPDATE: Blackburn commuters delayed and frustrated by train cancellations

VISION: How the footprint of the former Sappi Paper Mill would be changed with the new development

Plans to turn landmark Blackburn mill into 500 home housing estate approved

Blackburn magistrates

Man appears at Blackburn magistrates charged with stealing jewellery worth £37,000 from estranged wife

Blackburn lawyer set to face legal watchdog amid allegations

Blackburn lawyer set to face legal watchdog amid allegations

GOING NOWHERE: The broken down bus

Disruption as bus breaks down at Blackburn town centre traffic lights

Blackburn Magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 5 people who appeared in Blackburn/Burnley courts last week

SORROW: The Islamophobia conference held at Blackburn Library, where a minute’s silence was held for the Paris victims

More needs to be done to stem Islamophobia, Blackburn conference told

It is understood that the casualties were taken to the Royal Blackburn and Royal Preston hospitals

UPDATE: Three hospitalised after serious four-vehicle M65 smash

Police say the pair then ran off, with a third man

POLICE APPEAL: Firework thrown into estate car in Blackburn

Preston Crown Court

Three Blackburn men in court on drug deal charges

Preston Crown Court

Blackburn landlord fined £10k after arson attack on one of his properties

HONOUR: Community Champion Andrew McKinnon will be recognised for services to sport at a House of Lords reception

Blackburn skatepark manager gets special invitation to House of Lords

Power cut forces closure of Blackburn venues

Power cut forces closure of Blackburn venues

PENALTY: Anthony Robert Kirkbright, who tried to force himself on a woman with learning difficulties, has been jailed for 17 months

Sex attacker groped Blackburn woman with learning difficulties after cooking pies together

FOLLOW THE RULES: The council’s teams will be making sure residents know how best to handle their refuse

BINS HIT SQUAD: Teams set to be dispatched to the dirtiest corners of Blackburn and Darwen

Fallows pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly

Police called after Blackburn man seen kicking out at passing cars and lying in road

PERFORMANCE: Alesha Dixon and her backing dancers in action

IN PICTURES: Hundreds gather as Alesha Dixon switches on Blackburn's Christmas lights

IDEAS: A conference will take place on how to protect Muslims

Islamophobia on the rise as leaders address problem in Blackburn

The motorway was closed from junction 5 westbound   (PICTURE: Garry Cook)

UPDATE: Bridge jumper found on hard shoulder of M65 with serious injuries

LOCATION: Still from new Truants film being made in Blackburn by Aaron Dunleavy

Promising filmmaker to shoot new gritty flick on streets of Blackburn

CAMP: The power station site off Livesey Branch Road in Feniscowles where the six traveller caravans pitched up on the car park in front of the plant

Group of travellers leave Blackburn power station site after two days

EXPERTISE: Brian Yorston when he worked for Wadsworths in Wiltshire

Blackburn brewery Thwaites appoints new head brewer for craft beers

STAND: A junior doctors protest rally

Patients warned they face longer waiting times after junior doctors vote to strike

HAVEN: Service user Karl Thomson and volunteer Lee Peel at The Free Project premises at Brunswick Street, Blackburn

Sanctuary for people in tough spot to spread festive cheer in Blackburn

MISSION: Members of the Blackburn-based organisations in Sierra Leone

Blackburn charity workers travel to Sierra Leone to distribute aid

BORN: Blackburn’s Bus Station takes shape after its building restart

IN PICTURES: Blackburn's delayed £4.7m new bus station gets new arrival date

Bailiffs were set to remove them yesterday

UPDATE: Travellers pitch up on private power plant site in Blackburn

Blackburn drivers urged to take alternative routes as roadworks get underway

Blackburn drivers urged to take alternative routes as roadworks get underway


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