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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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TRIUMPH: Come Dine With Me winner Nicola Donnelly

Blackburn sandwich shop owner is Come Dine With Me queen

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PLANS: The Bonny Inn may get a conservatory as part of a makeover

Popular Ribble Valley pub applies for permission to significantly alter appearance

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Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man died at Royal Blackburn Hospital five years after horrific quad bike crash

Antonello's Italian Bar and Restaurant

Family run Italian restaurant nominated for two awards

The judge said the girl’s foster mother and father were responsible for “emotional abuse and neglect”

Young girl bitten by foster parents’ rottweiler dogs and made to kneel in scalding water

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

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

TOUR: Warning of road closures

TOUR OF BRITAIN: Warning of road closures as race day draws near

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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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CHECK: Testing continues

Water bug ban lifted in some areas of Lancashire

Unnecessary traffic signs set to be removed across Britain

Unnecessary traffic signs set to be removed across Britain

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Accrington truck driver assaulted estranged partner after day of drinking

Accrington truck driver assaulted estranged partner after day of drinking

PAINT JOB: The Crown Plus Two TV advert. The formula was invented by Tom Graham

VIDEO: Darwen non-drip paint pioneer dies - aged 88

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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Darwen van driver fined after knocking cyclist off his bike

Darwen van driver fined after knocking cyclist off his bike

SUCCESS: OFS signed more than 50 new brand partnerships including Weird Fish

Retail giant based in East Lancashire sees earnings rise by 50 per cent

Pat and Dave

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

ROLE: Angela O’Toole has been appointed head of midwifery and deputy chief nurse, leading a team of midwives

New midwifery chief brings 33 years experience to role

ALL ABOARD: Lil’ Ian Goodsman takes the Blues Train to the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival

Blues musicians taking to railway to entice enthusiasts to star-studded festival events

Man faces court after break-ins at garden centre

Man faces court after break-ins at garden centre

ABANDONED: The site in Huncoat will remain empty

Community centre scheme in Huncoat to be axed

How to find the best deal on your next used car - http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/cars

How to find the best deal on your next used car

CHARGE: David and Sharon Edwards on their wedding day

'David's not dead' - Chilling message from newlywed charged with husband's murder

Roebuck Inn, Rishton

Man threatened to burn down pub after indecently exposing himself to woman driver with kids in car

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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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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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

Drivers hit by traffic chaos after motorway smash causes diesel spillage

Drivers hit by traffic chaos after motorway smash causes diesel spillage

SOLD A PUP? The RSPCA inspector has issued a warning

Puppy buyers being urged only to use licensed breeders

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

TOO HIGH? Air chiefs at BAE, who own Warton Airfield, where the affected air traffic control radar is situated, have backed the MoD’s protest that the 115-metre high structures at Scout Moor would block the radar.

Defence chiefs in radar warning over Scout Moor wind farm

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Set of balls seven and draw machine Merlin were used

Two lucky ticketholders share £3.8m Lotto rollover jackpot

HAMMERING AWAY: Work well under way on the new Accrington bus station

Accrington's new £6.4 million bus station starting to take shape

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RUBBISH: An old scooter and tyre pulled from the water

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

FEARS: Chief Supt Damian Darcy

BUDGET CUTS: East Lancashire police chief says he can no longer send officers to every reported crime

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BURNT-OUT: Two cars inside the workshop that was hit by a blaze. Six vehicles are thought to have been badly damaged

UPDATE: Six vehicles destroyed as fire rips through Rishton garage workshop

FUTURE: Zoe McCraig, Jess Beetham, with Nigel Haworth and Blackburn College’s Nick Hall and Tracy Stuart

Michelin-starred chef helps Blackburn College get trainee cooks into kitchens

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...

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