Darwen, England Newswire

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  1. Rishton win league double in Blackburn and Darwen Snooker LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    JOE Hanlon and John Barnes from St Pauls are the new Blackburn and District Snooker League Pairs champs at a combined age of 104! The two old timers beat the reigning Three Towns champions, Longshaw Social's Lynn brothers Mick and John 3-1 in the fina JOE Hanlon and John Barnes from St Pauls are the new Blackburn and District Snooker League Pairs champs at a combined age of 104! The two old timers beat the reigning Three Towns champions, Longshaw Social's Lynn brothers Mick and John 3-1 in the final at Mill Hill.

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  2. Open for Business: Mayor of Blackburn Cllr Hussain Akhtar cuts ribbon of Shadsworth HubRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    THE first phase of a multi-million-pound retail and community development, which is set to create about 20 new jobs in Blackburn, is now complete. Yesterday, the A 4 million Shadsworth Community Hub and Enterprise Centre was unveiled in Rothesay Road, which has five shops on the ground floor and community facilities above.

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  3. Blackburn schoolgirl left in tears as teachers threaten to remove...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Schoolgirl, 15, left in tears after teachers threatened to remove her from class and bar her from trips because her single braid was 'extreme' A schoolgirl burst into tears after teachers threatened to remove her from class and bar her from trips because her single hair braid was deemed to be 'extreme'. Ellie-Mae Holmes was celebrating her 15th birthday when she was told she had broken rules laid out by Our Lady and St John Catholic College, in Blackburn, Lancashire.

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  4. Firefighters from Blackburn and Darwen were called to the sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    Firefighters from Blackburn and Darwen were called to reports of a traffic collision where it was believed there were two people involved.

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  5. Unsung Heroes: Women in Darwen played a vital role during the First World War a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A BENCH dedicated to the role of Darwen women in the First World War is set to be unveiled at the town's cemetery next week. The inscribed granite bench will be unveiled on behalf of the Darwen Townswomen's Guild to honour the women of the area who supported soldiers during the Great War.

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  6. in Pictures: Blackburn and Darwen muggles attempt to break magical Harry Potter world recordRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    SPELLBOUND muggles from across East Lancashire have attempted to break a record for the largest Harry Potter reading lesson in the world. Around 470 budding book worms from Darwen Aldridge Community Academy and 187 pupils from Witton Park High School in Blackburn took part in the magical challenge.

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  7. Blackburn girl left in tears on her birthday after school threatens to ban her from classroom for 'extreme' hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Is Lancashire

    'LEFT IN TEARS': Ellie-Mae Holmes with mum Becky Gemmell and her sister Lucy Holmes, who attends Ellie's school and also has a braid A SCHOOLGIRL was left in tears on her birthday after being told she would be removed from class because her hair braid was 'extreme'. Ellie-Mae Holmes, 15, from Ewood, Blackburn, was warned she would also be barred from school trips because of the single plait.

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  8. Rossendale and Darwen MP Jake Berry backing Boris Johnson's bid to become next PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    SPOTTED: Jake Berry, MP for Darwen and Rossendale, at Boris Johnson's Oxfordshire home amid speculation Boris could become the next party leader BORIS Johnson may have a key ally from East Lancashire - but the rest of the county's Conservative hierarchy is not quite as enthusiastic to see the former mayor of London as the next prime minister. Rossendale and Darwen MP Jake Berry was filmed leaving Johnson's Oxfordshire farmhouse, with party colleague Ben Wallace, at the weekend, as the Brexit figurehead looked to assemble his top team.

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  9. Thieves steal thousands of pounds of tools from vans in 'targeted and planned burglary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | This Is Lancashire

    THIEVES cut their way through fencing before stealing thousands of pounds of tools from seven vans parked in a company compound in Darwen. Police have described the raid at Greenfingers Landscape Limited in Hall Moss Business Park, off Bolton Road, as 'planned' and targeted.

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  10. Eu Referendum Reaction: East Lancashire's bloody nose for the political establishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Lancashire Telegraph

    And while there may have been some slight variations across the board, the message from the electorate to the political class was clear. Each of the six boroughs in turn elected to reject the UK's membership of the continental power broker, going further even than the mood nationally.

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  11. Nurse bounces back after health battle to scoop student awardRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A STUDENT nurse has won a prestigious national award for her outstanding achievement as a district nursing student following her own bout of ill health. Gemma Vignali, who is a community specialist practitioner student at the University of Central Lancashire , has been awarded the Queen's Nursing Institute's Philip Goodeve-Docker Memorial Prize.

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  12. 'I am very sad Mr Cameron has resigned as I wanted him to remain and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

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  13. Eu Referendum Reaction: Divided Labour counts the cost of failing to get across their messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Lancashire Telegraph

    THE Euro-referendum campaign seemed all about the Tory Party tearing itself apart, writes Lancashire Telegraph Political Reporter Bill Jacobs. At breakfast yesterday it was the Conservatives once again in the spotlight as Prime Minister David Cameron announced he was resigning in time for a new leader and Prime Minister by the party conference in October.

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  14. East Lancashire events lined up to commemorate the Battle of the SommeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | This Is Lancashire

    DOZENS of events are taking place during East Lancashire the next ten days to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The 100 year anniversary will be particularly poignant in this area due to the losses incurred by the 'Accrington Pals', the 11th Battalion of the East Lancashire regiment.

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  15. Sprucing up stadium is students' goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | This Is Lancashire

    Left to right: Crown Paints' Matthew Brookes, Accrington Stanley FC owner Andy Holt, student Ashley Nicholass, and Accrington & Rossendale tutor Dan Pinter The club is hoping to attract sponsorship of A 20,000 for the naming rights of the Clayton End stand. It comes after the club appointed Scott Dawson Advertising to manage its sponsorship for the next two years and the the go-ahead was given for a 1,500-seater stand on the Whinney Hill side of the ground.

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  16. Clifford gets belated medal for - Forgotten War' serviceRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | This Is Lancashire

    Pensioner Clifford Bryce received a leather-bound letter and medal with rainbow coloured ribbons from the ambassador for South Korea more than 60 years after fighting in the war in the 1950s. The war saw forces from the United States, the UK and South Korea pitted against China, the Soviet Union and North Korea after the division of the country after the Second World War.

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  17. Councillor bows out as Friends of Sunnyhurst Woods group bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | This Is Lancashire

    A BLACKBURN with Darwen councillor has stepped down from his role as chairman of Friends of Sunnyhurst Wood after revitalising the organisation. Cllr Peter Hollings became chairman of the group when it was reformed exactly 12 months ago, but stepped down at their annual general meeting on Wednesday.

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  18. Delight for Blackburn drivers as Pennine Reach disruption nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | This Is Lancashire

    THE lights and cones on the way into Blackburn town centre from junction six of the M65 junction six at Whitebirk Pennine Reach are starting to be removed. The top of the new Pennine Reach link road from the Gorse Street and Burnley Road junction up to Furthergate/Accrington Road is now back to two-way traffic.

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  19. Blackburn Rovers store in town centre is set to closeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | This Is Lancashire

    THE Blackburn Rovers store in Blackburn town centre is set to close later this year after the club opted against renewing its lease. The club has cited "changing fans' purchasing habits" for the decision to close the Oneroverstore and Brew Room on Church Street.

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  20. Teacher's moving tribute for her dad by recording song they used to singRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A MUSIC teacher has recorded a moving musical tribute to her late father by recording a version of Art Garfunkel's Bright Eyes, a song they sang together for decades. Laurenne Chapman, 33, was left devastated when her father Charles Chapman died in November after a six-month battle with bone marrow cancer, myeloma.

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