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Concerned residents packed a meeting to discuss proposal for a 10,000-capacity Islamic burial ground

New group set up to oppose 10,000-capacity Muslim natural burial ground

Robert Ewing

'Devious' paedophile who murdered 15-year-old girl jailed for 33 years

FLASHBACK: Home office immigration officials at The Maida restaurant in Blackburn in 2013

Ban for former Blackburn restaurant boss after immigration raid

Tributes paid to 'exceptional student' found dead just days after high school prom

Tributes paid to 'exceptional student' found dead just days after high school prom

AFTERMATH: Crews at the fire in Barrow which killed Nellie Shaw in March

Death of grandmother and former chip shop owner killed in ferocious fire ruled an accident

SCENE: The M65 at night

Driver seriously injured in M65 crash involving motorist who failed to stop

Police issued a detailed description of the suspect, who was said to be a white male, possibly in his 20s

COWARDLY: Blackburn pensioner robbed on street moments after collecting pension

Dame Helen Mirren

TV presenters forced to apologise to viewers after Dame Helen Mirren slip up

Sacha Petshi

Blackburn Rovers' new signings set to meet fans this week

Weather experts predict a sunny Thursday

Sunshine on its way to Lancashire - but only briefly...

His actions between April and October 2013 were referred to the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Health visitor given suspension after lying about work he was supposed to carry out

Madeleine McCann

Madeleine McCann: Police contact Australian cops over suitcase body

Mohammed Akram, 41, had not been taking his anti-psychotic medication when he carried out two arson attacks

Arsonist who set fire to sister-in-law and mother’s car looked ‘like a man possessed’

Radio 1 DJ Lottie

Music lovers launching new event to improve Accrington nightlife


Former professional goalkeeper cleared of 'stalking' ex-wife

WASHOUT: Tom Jenkinson wheels produce off site at the cancelled 2008 show

Revived Royal Lancashire Show ‘will not be a washout’

CONCERN: Councillor Ged Mirfin and MP Nigel Evans at the side of the “danger” road

Injured councillor in school pedestrian crossing plea after accident nightmare

ON THE BEAT: Cross-dressing potter Grayson Perry met Lancashire Police for a TV documentary on what makes a man

Turner Prize-winning transvestite spends day with Lancashire Police

The costs of a landlord licence in the two areas originally designated in 2009 will rise from £500 to £750

Blackburn with Darwen Council set to hike fees for landlords

FHD Building Contractors, of Manchester Road, appointed liquidators and called a meeting with creditors

Building firm set to close down after hitting financial difficulties

Engineers from United Utilities began work at the junction with Altham Lane

Temporary traffic lights in use as roadworks get underway in Accrington

STEPPING OUT: Vicky Harrison memorial walk sets off from Witton Park, Blackburn

Darwen woman’s death inspires family to help people talk about their problems

Church man charged with theft of power washer worth £2,500

Church man charged with theft of power washer worth £2,500

ALL SMILES: Leona Lawrenson has bagged a place at a top school

Top school place for young local dancer Leona

All the winners together at the end of the awards

Blackburn retailers raise funds to help good cause at annual prize-giving celebration

Police at the scene

New pub forced to close ‘for safety reasons’ after travellers arrive in beer garden

King Street

AT LAST! ‘Incompetent’ decision on flow of one-way Blackburn town centre road set to be reversed

Both patients have been isolated for ongoing clinical treatment and management of their condition

Manchester Royal Infirmary patients tested for deadly virus Mers

Lancashire Police burst into a property in North Bank Avenue

Two arrested after raid on Blackburn cannabis farm

Fire crews from Accrington attended the scene after reports casualties were trapped in their cars

Woman suffers suspected broken back after M65 smash

STRONG FEELINGS: The meeting at Langho Community Centre, over the proposed new Muslim cemetery

Petition launched to campaign against proposals for Muslim burial ground near Blackburn

Aberdare Close, Blackburn          PIC: Google Maps

Blackburn firefighters assaulted by gang of youths throwing furniture and shining laser pens

DANGER: Some of the tablets

Rogue tablets linked to Blackburn businessman’s death found after police raids

Man caught with sickening porn videos of children in ‘distress and pain’

Man caught with sickening porn videos of children in ‘distress and pain’

The worker was unpacking the fruit shipped from South America when he discovered five bags

Drugs 'worth £600,000' found in boxes of bananas at Tesco

Bassett, 35, of Lyme Street, St Helens, pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis

Woman found slumped over wheel of car near school after drinking vodka

Graham Readfern, 56, saw a ladder collapse under him while working on a project at a property in the Manchester area

Darwen firm hit with £60,000 fine over roof-fall death

HAPPY: St Stephen’s school

Headteacher suspended after 'incident' cleared of any wrongdoing

Parents have been sent a letter outlining why the ban has been introduced

Accrington school to ban mobile phones being brought in

Rain will continue to put a dampener on things as wet weather remains in the north of England and southern parts of Scotland

Rain and gales to batter Britain as miserable summer holiday weather continues

Land Rover Discoveries, Evoques and Defenders, all with keyless ignitions, were targeted in the spate of thefts

Five men arrested following £1m Land Rover thefts

DELIBERATE: The precisely drilled holes in one of the trees which had poison poured into it

Shock as historic trees drilled and poisoned in woodland

WANTED: Guides are being recruited to take part as tour guides in this year’s Blackburn Heritage Festival

Blackburn guides wanted for magical history tour

The Queen has no say in the running of the portfolio

Profits from Queen’s Ribble Valley estate soar by 18 per cent

KEY FIGURE: Lib Dem candidate Gordon Lishman at the General Election count in King George’s Hall, Blackburn, this year

Leading Blackburn Liberal Democrat given all-clear from prostate cancer

SUPPORT: Enola Halleron’s mum has thanked people who signed the petition

FIGHT FOR ENOLA: 1,500 sign petition to prolong life of Blackburn girl

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man pleads guilty to being drunk and disorderly at Royal Blackburn Hospital

Blackburn man lied to police about his car being stolen

Blackburn man lied to police about his car being stolen

Wendi is ready for the contest

Former Blackburn soap actress to swap red carpet for green fields

Eighty new homes could now be built on the site

Council loan could kickstart housing plan for key Accrington site

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