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  1. Snow showers and icy conditions causing traffic delays across East LancashireRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Blackburn Citizen

    Problems have been reported on the M65 westbound around junctions 5 and 6 as well as eastbound towards Blackburn from the M6. Standing traffic was reported on A666 between Darwen and Hollins Grove as well as on Blackburn Road between Chorley and Wheelton.

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  2. Barlow denied chance to make Bradford Park Avenue debutRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    BELEAGUERED Bradford Park Avenue were denied another home fixture last night when the visit of Chorley was lost to a combination of the weather and the Horsfall pitch. Avenue are battling to beat the drop from the Vanarama Conference North, or would be if they could get out onto the field.

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  3. EYESORE: Final measures put in place to demolish derelict Darwen barRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    Franky's Bar, in Church Street, has been empty since it was set alight by arsonists in December 2012, falling into disrepair. It was sold at auction to a Hong Kong-based businessman, Mr Pang, who was urged to take swift action on the site, formerly Darwen Central Conservative Club.

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  4. War Hero: Hubert Davis and the Military Medal he received for braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    A BLACKBURN man is trying to find more information out about his uncle, who won the Military Medal in the First World War, but suffered for the rest of his life from shell shock. It is thought that Hubert Davis, who lived in Marsh House Lane, Darwen, joined up underage and went out to France in September 1915, possibly with the 1st Border Regiment.

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  5. Training scheme set to boost Blackburn and Darwen schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen

    SPECIALIST training has been given to staff working in Madrassahs to help protect children and improve educational standards in Blackburn and Darwen. The pioneering new initiative is the first of its kind in the county, and it is hoped the training programme will be expanded across Lancashire.

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  6. Young musicians descend on Darwen for national competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

    The competition, run by Rotary clubs throughout England, seeks to find two Young Musicians of the Year - one an instrumentalist and the other a singer. One instrumentalist and one singer will go through from Sunday's heats to a regional final to be held in Cheshire.

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  7. General Election: Guidance after concerns over Asian poll discrepanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    NEW guidance has been issued to officials in charge of May's elections after research into vote fraud in Pendle's South Asian community. The electoral commission is asking returning officers to take specific actions to make sure British Pakistanis and Bangladeshis are aware of the process and alert to political campaigners using unscrupulous and illegal tactics.

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  8. Who says Lancashire lacks lovely views?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Proud Lancastrians have come out in defence of the Red Rose county after it was snubbed in a poll of the UK's most picturesque counties.

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  9. CHAMPIONS: The Darwen team which won the all-England CLB swimming championship in 1928Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    When we appealed recently for stories of local sportsmen and women, Ian Lomax got in touch to tell us about his father. Harold Lomax, who was born in Marsh House Lane, Darwen, in 1913, was the town's outstanding swimmer over three decades but was accomplished, too, at a variety of other sports, including football and cross-country.

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  10. Darwen MP joins residents in opposing proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    BOROUGH planning chairman Dave Smith has accused Darwen MP Jake Berry of 'misleading' residents over the alleged protected countryside status of a key housing site. In November, the Sunnyhurst Labour councillor wrote to the Tory backbencher about a leaflet claiming the Cranberry Lane and Bailey's Field plot was greenbelt.

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  11. DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    PLANNING permission has been granted by development control officers to Twin Valley Homes for the demolition of Elizabeth House, in Sudellside Street, Darwen, and construct 46 affordable homes. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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  12. Start Again: Contractors return after Blackburn taxi drivers report fault with new turning circleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

    CONTRACTORS are digging up the new taxi turning circle next to Blackburn Railway station because it was installed too wide for drivers to turn their cabs with ease. The new rank, part of the Cathedral Quarter development, was completed just before Christmas but cabbies complained their vehicle wheels were catching on the raised surface in the middle.

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  13. Village vicar Gill to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Burnley Express

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  14. Repairs made to disused Blackburn pub after owner threatened with court actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Blackburn Citizen

    The old Corporation Park pub, in Revidge Road, was sold around a decade ago, and has stood empty since, after the owner was refused planning permission to turn the building into an Islamic madrassah. After their initial pleas were ignored by the owner, Tee Sheth, Blackburn with Darwen Council served him with a section 215 notice under the Town and Country Planning Act, requiring remedial work to be carried out to the property, which is in a conservation area.

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  15. Magnificent seven for Lancashire girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lancashire Telegraph

    GOAL: Blackburn and Darwen's Brenna McPartlan scores a long range effort during Lancashire Girls U16s 7-2 win against Northumberland at Padiham FC The county girls made it a magnificent seven to see off Northumberland with four of the goals scored by local girls. Despite freezing conditions, the tie was played on a perfect pitch at Padiham FC's Arbories ground thanks to the hard-work of club secretary Alan Smith.

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  16. Anchor are bedded in at the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lancashire Telegraph

    ANCHOR are the new leaders at the top of the Blackburn Combination Premier League following an emphatic victory over Islington while long -time leaders Hole I'th Wall slipped to a shock defeat against Rishon United. The new leaders hold a narrow one point lead at the top after picking up there ninth win in 15 games this season.

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  17. First 'Winter Warmer' bash is a real hit with Darwen's older residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lancashire Telegraph

    MORE than 100 Darwen over-50s gathered at Derwent Hall for the first of a series of get togethers to give their lives a bit of extra fun and friendship. Borough older people's champion and Sunnyhurst councillor Brian Taylor hopes it will be the first of a series of 'Just Good Friends' events across the town in coming months.

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  18. Blackburn with Darwen council in clash over cost of faith transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lancashire Telegraph

    DARWEN MP Jake Berry and borough leader Kate Hollern have clashed over the council re-running its consultation on the cost of faith transport. The Tory backbencher said the new exercise was unnecessary and charging parents extra to send their children to religious schools outside the town should be scrapped.

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  19. SMILES: Kate Hollern and Brian Taylor with guests at the over-50s get together in DarwenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This Is Lancashire

    MORE than 100 Darwen over-50s gathered at Derwent Hall for the first of a series of get togethers to give their lives a bit of extra fun and friendship. Borough older people's champion and Sunnyhurst councillor Brian Taylor hopes it will be the first of a series of 'Just Good Friends' events across the town in coming months.

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  20. New medical kit to help those with head, neck, face, jaw and mouth problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Blackburn Citizen

    PATIENTS in East Lancashire undergoing minor ear, nose and throat surgery will now benefit from investment in new medical kit. Bosses at Royal Blackburn Hospital have welcomed the delivery of new top-of-the-range microscope technology now being used in theatres there.

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