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1 hr ago | Burnley Citizen
A DRUNKEN knifeman threatened to stab a terrified barmaid after turning up at a pub and setting fire to a wheelie bin nearby.
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5 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph
Restoration work to Blackburn Central Library has seen huge slabs of concrete cladding removed to reveal the beautiful building's original 1920s facade underneath.
7 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen
One of the two men captured on CCTV in Colne, where a skimming device was set up.
8 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
NEW controls on dogs in children's play areas, cemeteries, church grounds and sports fields across Blackburn with Darwen are to go ahead despite a backlash from owners.
12 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette
Postal voting should be scrapped unless applicants can prove they have a "genuine need", a Tory MP has said amid claims that the system is open to fraud.
12 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph
Yusuf and Yasmin Patel collapsed after a faulty boiler pumped the lethal gas through their home, in Railway Grove, Little Harwood.
Labour's flagship jobs guarantee would be in place throughout the next Parliament, paid for by a bank bonus tax and a squeeze on high-earners' pension pots, the party has said.
A STREET plagued with potholes in Darwen has been labelled one of the worst in the borough by a councillor.
Former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans used his "powerful" influence to sexually assault seven young men, a court has been told.
A FEW years ago Kate Furer was a single mother with a drink problem, living on benefits with her disabled daughter.
A 13-year-old boy was one of 11 fans arrested during the Clarets' derby day clash with Blackburn Rovers.
The suspect spent around three hours on the roofs of terraced properties in Empress Street, Albert Place and Fore Street, all in Lower Darwen.
EXTRA efforts have been pledged to bring 'superfast' broadband to parts of East Lancashire which are currently not destined to be reached by a A 130million communications initiative.
FIVE friends on their way to a school play had racist abuse hurled at them in the street by a drunken couple.
Nigel Evans, the former deputy speaker of the House of Commons, will go on trial today accused of sexual offences against seven men.
Work on the A 4.2million centre in Craddock Road is now complete but the opening has been delayed by legal hold-ups.
Lancashire will benefit from A 3.84million of extra investment, which will support local broadband projects and help to ensure more households and businesses can enjoy much faster internet speeds.