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1 hr ago | Blackburn Citizen
Government plans for the pension age to be increased has seen fears from teachers and unions that education will suffer.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
Is America's government too big?
6 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
As part of the tour, eight cadets from Accrington's 1035 Air Training Corps, two from Burnley and one from Blackburn, reflected on the loss suffered by the region's most well known regiment.
9 hrs ago | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk
Of the county's 10 authorities analysed by the British Pest Control Association , Bury responded to 2,062 incidents in 2011-12.
11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph
The 16-year-old was spotted near Rishton High School in Stourton Street and staff at the school called police.
13 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
BOSSES of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed Padiham and Hyndburn will each lose an emergency appliance as part of cuts to meet Government spending targets.
14 hrs ago | Cravenherald.co.uk
Lancashire County Council is currently consulting on plans for a bypass for Colne, with its preferred route from the M65 emerging on the northern side of Foulridge on the A56.
15 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen
JACK Straw has defended plans to give MPs an 11 per cent pay rise of A 7,600 a year in 2015 as three colleagues pledged to give the extra to charity if re-elected.
17 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph
Stephen Connor, 30, a passionate Clarets fan, was playing for Plough FC in the Chorley Nissan Sunday League on a pitch in Kem Mill Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, when he complained of feeling dizzy, collapsing shortly after.
18 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph
MORE than 1,000 people have signed a petition urging the Government to open a full consultation over forcing Darwen Vale High School to academy status.
The children's charity, based in Wilpshire, Blackburn, pioneered fostering in Lancashire as an alternative to residential care and was one of the first organisations to offer foster care placements after phasing out its children's homes and the old Blackburn Orphanage.
THE struggle being faced by people in Blackburn with Darwen has been likened to that faced by people in the Victorian times.
FIREFIGHTERS have once again been thwarted in an attempt to have a section of the M65 illuminated after two car crashes.
A BURNLEY shopkeeper found guilty of selling illegal tobacco products tried to hide the goods in a secret compartment underneath a gas cooker.
Fusilier Lee Rigby was knocked down by a car on a London street and then hacked to death with a meat cleavers and knives on May 22. Two men are currently on trial for murder in connection with his death.
A ROAD accident which left casualties impaled on metal poles proved a challenging but worthwhile training opportunity for neighbouring fire and rescue services.
HOW much do you know about your child's dance teacher? That's the question being asked by dance professional Graham Vernon who has written NSPCC-endorsed guidelines to protect children from rogue teachers.
The 63-year-old, who found fame on Living TV's Most Haunted, was held by police after his Nissan GT-R collided with a Ford Ka on Merseyside Celebrity psychic Derek Acorah has been charged with careless driving and failure to supply a specimen of breath for analysis after his sports car was involved in a collision last night.