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BRITISH Transport Police are appealing for information after a member of rail staff was racially abused and threatened in Burnley.
A TRIO who cycled from Darwen Tower to the Eiffel Tower last year to raise charity cash has launched a new community interest company.
BLACKBURN Cathedral's reconstructed First World War memorial honouring 72 fallen Lancashire soldiers will be re-dedicated at a special ceremony on Sunday.
Following the Trojan Horse investigation in Birmingham, the government has recommended governors are limited in how many schools they have influence over.
Internet firm 6G has joined forces with Pro Light Concepts by using the chimney tower at its Olive Lane base to deliver superfast broadband to homes and businesses in the area.
A BLACKBURN firm which supplies lighting to a host of global firms has been taken over by the third generation of the same family.
A NURSE has raised more than A 2,000 to give extra support to head and neck cancer patients in East Lancashire.
Staff at the unit have begun turning away patients if all appointments are filled at 7.30pm, before the scheduled 8pm closing time.
Police officers said Lee Heath Jones was one of the most prolific burglars they had ever seen and that he had no regard at all for his victims.
COUNCIL bosses have come under fire for the state of war graves in Blackburn Old Cemetery just days before Monday's centenary of the 1914/1918 conflict.
The Environment Agency said last year that work to repair the dam at Jacks Key would be carried out this summer.
Brendan McKelvey, aged 49, was left fighting for his life after being found lying across the pavement in Chorley Old Road with his Patterdale terrier dog, Pip.
From left, Ray Hogan of Burnley and Pendle ex-services club; Coun Ida Carmichael; council chief Steve Rumbelow; Tom Forshaw, head of the council chief executive's office; and Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley Coun Andy and Mrs Lorna Tatchell.
Barbara Thomas, who served with the force in Blackpool during the 1960s, was one of two officers who arrested James Hanratty, known as the A6 murderer, and who became one of the last men in country to be hanged for the crime.
A GUNMAN who shot a Pendle police officer and then left laughed as he cycled away has been found guilty of attempted murder.
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Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:59 am
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