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Local news for Darwen, England continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Police searching for missing Darwen sex offender

Cross was living at an address in Darwen but has now left the address. He also has connections to the Preston area.

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9 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Darwen training academy up for regional award

Flashback to the WEC Group apprentices and their Spitfire sculpture, from left, Grant Grunshaw, Liam Thompson, Ben Reid, Saif Khan and David Tupling, who was the oldest apprentice at 31 The academy, which offers five-year apprenticeships in engineering, fabrication and welding to local youngsters, has been named among the best large companies in ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Ex-police chief in bid to fight Blackburn seat for Conservative Party

FORMER police chief Bob Eastwood has thrown his hat into the ring to become the Tory candidate for Blackburn MP at next year's general election.

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15 hrs ago | Pendle Today

Pendle cancer death rates: shock figures

Pendle has a 4% higher mortality rate for cancer than the rest of the country's average, new figures reveal.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Darwen MP retracts 'A 1m memorial' claim

DARWEN MP Jake Berry has withdrawn comments he made at a public meeting claiming the council is to spend A 1million on a new war memorial in Blackburn.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Pyjama party

TWO Gates Bowling and Social Club in Anyon Street, Darwen, will host a family race night and pyjama party tomorrow, from 7pm, children welcome up until 10pm.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Good Neighbours Awards: Heart-warming ceremony recognises inspiring champions of our community

THERE were tears, cheers and an ice bucket challenge laid down to the leader of the council, as eight unsung heroes were recognised at Blackburn with Darwen's Good Neighbours Awards.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Council probe after woman claims taxi driver tried to defecate in Blackburn alleyway

BLACKBURN with Darwen Council has launched an investigation after a woman claimed a taxi driver attempted to defecate in an alleyway outside her home.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Concern as East Lancs Asian women fail to take up sessions after heart attacks

EAST Lancashire health chiefs have raised concerns about the apparent reluctance of Asian women to attend rehab sessions after suffering a heart attack.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs Muslims warned over bogus pilgrim travel packages

It follows Trading Standards officers finding that 23 agents in Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Burnley and Pendle failed to meet professional standards.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Biker rolls in for open day

CELEBRITY biker Ian Coates, who has travelled to almost every country in the world on his 1991 Honda Africa Twin motorbike, will be the special guest at an open day at Hollins Motorbike Workshop in Robin Bank Road, Darwen.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Descendant uncovers tale of soldier's bravery and final moments

British tanks waiting to be transported to the Front for the Battle of Cambrai. 'Cynic' is on the right is a 'C' Battalion tank.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Mayor Eddie streets ahead of his time

THERE wouldn't have been many men more popular in Darwen than Eddie Yates in the years after the Second World War until he retired in the late 70s.

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This Is Lancashire

Firm offers to cut Darwen cemetery's grass

THE owner of a specialised machinery firm has offered to cut grass in Darwen Cemetery for a day free of charge.

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Blackburn Citizen

The overgrown condition of Darwen Cemetery for which Groundacre Engineering is offering help

THE owner of a specialised machinery firm has offered to cut grass in Darwen Cemetery for a day free of charge.

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This Is Lancashire

Blackpool illuminations pay tribute to East Lancs cyclist killed in hit and run

A VISUAL tribute has been paid to a former Blackburn with Darwen Council boss at one of the North West's biggest tourism events.

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Blackburn Citizen

Controversial Blackburn school plans new A 5m centre

BLACKBURN'S controversial Islamic Olive Primary School is to get a new, purpose-built home cost over five million pounds The Tauheedul Trust has applied for planning permission to construct a two storey complex on Meins Road in Beardwood next to its high-flying girls academy.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Laughs lined up for Crown

THE Crown pub in Redearth Road, Darwen, will hold the first of its new monthly comedy nights on Monday, September 1. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Charity fair

MOGGIES Cat Rescue charity in Stansfield Street, Darwen, will host a summer fair at Derwent Hall, George Street, on Saturday from 10am.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn social worker publicises adoption scheme which helps provide stability

A BLACKBURN social worker who helps families considering adoption has called on people to find out more about the council's 'Let's Adopt' campaign.

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