Blackburn, England Newswire

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  1. Food and Drink Awards 2017: Vote for the best curry house in East LancsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    We have been inundated with nominations of takeaways and restaurants on our Facebook page and website, and we want your vote to decide the winner. We have drawn up a 14-strong shortlist based on the popularity of your suggestions as follows: Kebabish , Akash , Spice Lounge , Spice Lounge Whitecroft Indian , Farmers Glory Inn , Trishna , Taj , Thira , Cinnamon Spice , Khyber , Royal Taj and the Taste of Indian .

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  2. Learning tool created by Blackburn inventor Tony Cann proves hit with schoolsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Learning by Questions, a cloud-based teaching and learning tool, was developed by the founder of educational technology company, Promethean , Tony Cann. It has been used at Accrington Academy, Alder Grange, Bowland High, The Hollins, Peel Park Primary, Ribblesdale High, Shuttleworth College , Hyndburn Academy, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Primary, Roe Lee Park.

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  3. New Blackburn town centre 2.9m road revamp gets government go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A RADICAL A 2.9million road scheme in a town centre to ease traffic flow has been given the government green light. The scheme will involve two years of roadworks on Barbara Castle Way but aims to boost and extend the existing town centre.

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  4. A 53-year-old man died after falling down the stairs carrying his...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A 53-YEAR-OLD man died after falling down the stairs while carrying his partially blind dog, an inquest heard. Animal lover Gary Bolton suffered a serious brain injury and a skull fracture during the fall at his home Stansfeld Street, Blackburn.

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  5. in Pictures: New Co-op store opens after a 820k investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | This Is Lancashire

    A NEW Co-op food store in Wilpshire launched following an investment of A 820,000 which has created 15 new jobs for local people. The new store, on Whalley New Road, was officially declared open for business by children from Mellor Saint Mary Church of England Primary School, Councillor Jean Rigby, Mayoress of Blackburn and Darwen and deputy Mayoress, Councillor Pat McFall.

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  6. Healthy Harold the giraffe puppet to visit schools across East LancashireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lancashire Telegraph

    Healthy Harold and Lancashire Life Education will visit St Mary and St Joseph's RC Primary School, St Gabriel's CE Primary School and Holy Souls RC Primary School in Blackburn as well as St James CE Primary School in Darwen.

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  7. Firefighters tackle blaze in building next to pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lancashire Telegraph

    Crews from Accrington and Blackburn have attended the incident at an old farm house next to The Old Mother Redcap, Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle. A fire service spokesman said : "Fire crews from Blackburn and Hyndburn attended reports of a derelict building fire on Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle.

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  8. On the spot fines for litter louts and dog foulersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lancashire Telegraph

    LITTER louts who drop rubbish including cigarette butts and chewing gum or fail to pick up after their dogs face being slapped with on the spot fines. Council bosses said they were trying 'to take back the streets' of Blackburn with Darwen and stop them being tarnished by the 'disgusting behaviour of a minority'.

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  9. Ace fighters are hoping to get a kick at World OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Lancashire Telegraph

    RAMSEY'S Ace Kickboxing Club will be punching above its weight when it competes in the Unified World Cup Open in Spain next week. Despite being one of the smallest clubs in East Lancashire, nine young fighters and head coach, sensei Paul Ramsey, will represent England against some of the best competitors from across the globe in Albir.

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  10. Pleasington Cemetery, Susan Thomas at the grave of her son Brett Thomas which has been vandalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | This Is Lancashire

    A MUM has been left distraught after her son's headstone was ripped from its plinth and ornaments scattered across the cemetery. Devastated Susan Thomas said it was like vandals had 'danced over' her son Brett's grave after she made the discovery at Pleasington Cemetery in Blackburn.

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  11. REVEALED everything you need to know for a fun filled weekend in East LancashireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Lancashire's biggest baby event 'Bump, Birth and Baby' is taking place at Brockholes Nature Reserve on Sunday from 10.30am until 4pm. There will be a host of local pregnancy, birth and baby services and retailers providing stalls, free taster sessions, advice and gifts for new and expectant parents.

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  12. New Royal Blackburn Hospital car park set for planning go-aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A NEW 517-space car park opposite the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital is set to get the planning green light tomorrow night . The A 1.6million scheme aims to make life easier for patients, visitors and staff and reduce traffic congestion on Haslingden Road and in Guide.

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  13. Council leaders criticise government plans to reduce house building across East LancashireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | Lancashire Telegraph

    File photo dated 28/2/12 of a general view of roof workers building new houses in Derbyshire as a surge in housebuilding spurred a new wave of optimism in the construction sector as it achieved its best performance for three years, figures have showed. PR The government has published a national consultation outlining plans for house building in England that in general terms reduces the number of new homes required in the north and increases numbers in the south.

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  14. The late Hubert Victor WhitseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | This Is Lancashire

    AN East Lancashire clergyman has been investigated by the police over a string of alleged sexual offences against children and adults. The late Rt Rev Hubert Victor Whitsey, a former Bishop of Chester, who was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Blackburn, was investigated by Cheshire police in connection with sexual offences against 13 victims, five male and eight females.

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  15. Former Bolton clergyman investigated for sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | This Is Lancashire

    A FORMER Bolton clergyman has been investigated by the police over a string of alleged sexual offences against children and adults while he was Bishop of Chester. The late Hubert Victor Whitsey was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School in Blackburn and served as a curate in Chorley and vicar in Downham before becoming Bishop of Hertford in 1971.

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  16. Mum who struggled to breastfeed launches health and wellbeing centre for mums and familiesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 16 | This Is Lancashire

    A MUM who quit her job to set up a breastfeeding support group for mothers after struggling to naturally feed her second-born has launched a new health and wellbeing centre for families. Elaine Edwards and her team at Families and Babies have expanded into bigger premises to provide more services to mums, their families and the community as a whole - from volunteering opportunities, work placements, relaxation, counselling, peer support groups for breastfeeding mums, children's play room, technology and meeting area.

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  17. Lamborghini Huracan at BeaulieuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | This Is Lancashire

    COMMUNITY leaders said high-powered hire car drivers speeding in residential areas have failed to 'learn their lesson' despite the tragic death of a nine-year-old boy. Cllr Naushad Surve, a close friend of the family of Adam Limbada, the boy killed while crossing Whalley New Road, Blackburn, by Atif Dayaji, said calls to stop drivers racing around the streets had fallen on deaf ears.

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  18. Lucky escape after car ploughs into houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | This Is Lancashire

    Police said the incident was reported just before 12.30pm after a white Nissan Micra drove into a house off Preston Old Road, Blackburn. The car was heading towards Blackburn when it left Preston Old Road at a slight bend between Tower Road and Billinge View in Cherry Tree.

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  19. Main road in Blackburn blocked after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Buncer Lane and Spring Lane are currently partially blocked in both directions due to the incident on A674 Preston Old Road involving a lorry and a cyclist which took place outside the Triangles Salon.

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  20. New 820,000 Co-op store set to open at sight of the former Bulls Head pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A NEW A 820,000 convenience store is set to open its doors on the site of a former Wilpshire pub. The Co-op is set to open a food store on Thursday in the building which once housed The Bulls Head in Whalley New Road.

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