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Bosses at Nelson firm set to face a judge after a worker had one of his feet blown off in an industrial accident

SCENE: The former J&R Gases factory in Nelson, where the blast is said to have occurred

BOSSES at an East Lancashire firm are set to face a judge after a worker had one of his feet blown off in an industrial accident.

5:00am Friday 26 May 2017

David Miller

DAVID H MILLER On Saturday 20th May 2017, suddenly, but peacefully in Royal Blackburn Hospital, Dave aged 69 years, beloved husband and best friend of Sue and also a good friend of Gail and Frank. A 2.15 pm service and committal will be held at…

1:51am Thursday 25 May 2017

Margaret Grimshaw

MARGARET GRIMSHAW (nee Baron) On Tuesday 16th May 2017, at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Margaret aged 82 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Richard, dear friend to Christine and Joan and Nana M to Gemma and Thomas. A Service will be held at St…

1:51am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Roy Phillipson

ROY PHILLIPSON On Sunday, 21st May, 2017, peacefully in Royal Blackburn Hospital, Roy, aged 81 years, of Darwen. Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Lorraine, Neal, Pamela and Gary, dear father-in-law to Robin, Tim and Antonia and treasured…

1:51am Thursday 25 May 2017

Pauline Howson

PAULINE HOWSON Tracey and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards of condolence, messages of sympathy and donations received during this sad time. Special thanks to the staff of Royal Blackburn Hospital for all their…

1:51am Tuesday 23 May 2017

MANCHESTER ARENA EXPLOSION: Two young people from Lancashire are among the 22 fatalities in suspected terrorist incident

Flowers at in Manchester

A suicide bomber has killed 22 people, including children, as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester.

8:02am Tuesday 23 May 2017

UPDATED: Child taken to Alder Hey Hospital by helicopter after suffering 'trauma' injuries

Two helicopters circling in Blackburn

THE North West Air Ambulance took a child to Alder Hey Hospital earlier this morning.

12:00pm Monday 22 May 2017

'My life has been taken away from me. I can’t live in Blackburn any longer' - woman punched, gagged and restrained by ex before he tried to suffocate her with a pillow

Ian Gresham appeared at Preston Crown Court

A VENGEFUL company director punched, gagged and restrained his ex-partner before trying to suffocate her with a pillow.

5:00am Wednesday 3 May 2017

Judge backs East Lancashire campaign to keep couples together after Blackburn case

BROKEN HEARTS: John and Marjorie.

THE daughter of a dying 93-year-man split up from his wife after 66 years together by ‘NHS red tape’ has welcomed comments by a top judge.

5:45pm Wednesday 10 May 2017

East Lancashire hospitals pair set for royal gathering

BY ROYAL INVITATION: Research manager Linda Gregson and night porter John Jackson

TWO long-serving members of staff at the Royal Blackburn Hospital will soon find themselves in some truly regal surroundings.

10:00am Monday 22 May 2017
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