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14 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

'Amazing' response to adoption campaign in Blackburn with Darwen

Let's Adopt was launched in January, in a bid to encourage more people to adopt children in the borough.

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15 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

High hopes for new Blackburn skatepark

It will open later this year at the former Blackburn Rovers Sports Arena off Bolton Road, next door to Darwen Vale High School.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Former East Lancs mayor backs call for Sir Cyril Smith child abuse inquiry

A FORMER mayor who says he was beaten by Sir Cyril Smith is backing calls for a full public inquiry into allegations of child abuse.

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Blackburn Citizen

Restaurant plan for old HSBC building in Darwen

The sought-after building was taken over by the owners of a restaurant, cocktail bar and takeaway business earlier this year.

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Blackburn Citizen

Headteacher leaves as Blackburn school changes denominations to survive

Sacred Heart Primary in Blackburn initially faced closure because of possibly losing students to the new Olive Islamic School, which has space for more than 600 pupils.

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Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs comedian Lee Mack in hunt for old Blackburn pub sign

COMEDIAN Lee Mack has appealed for information about the old sign at the entrance to the pub he grew up in.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn with Darwen one of worst areas for alcohol-related disease

DESPITE having the highest proportion of non-drinkers in the North West, Blackburn with Darwen has one of the worst records for alcohol-related disease.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

United Utilities man from Darwen takes leading role in new BBC documentary

A SEWER worker from Darwen is set to star in a new 'warts and all' TV documentary about staff at water company United Utilities.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Wedding venue plan for East Lancs reservoir

The plans at the beauty spot off Rivington Road, better known as the Blue Lagoon , include parking for 28 vehicles and a bridge to the island.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Shot Down: Model aircraft enthusiast in Battle of Blackburn dogfight with council

Michael Parkinson faces removal from Pleasington playing fields by police if he flies his model aircraft there in the latest twist to an 18-month dogfight.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Summer revamp boost on way for Darwen market's annexe

The work, which is expected to start in the summer, will include new lighting, a replacement floor, redecoration of the building, refurbishment of the prepara- tion rooms and the creation of a new store room.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Revealed: Brass bands that will star in Ocatagon's Brassed Off production

Wingates Band, Eagley Band and Blackburn and Darwen Band have been chosen to perform in the theatre's upcoming production of Brassed Off.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Plans set for Royal route in Blackburn on Maundy Thursday

THOUSANDS of well-wishers from all over East Lancashire will line the streets of Blackburn when the Queen visits next week.

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This Is Lancashire

Problems at former Darwen club

NEIGHBOURHOOD police in the Marsh House area have received complaints about anti-social behaviour, damage and litter around the former Highfield Working Men's Club in Ratcliffe Street, Darwen.

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This Is Lancashire

Darwen phto display raises questions

DARWEN Library launches an exhibition with a difference this week with a display of old photos from Darwen Days' local history collection.

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This Is Lancashire

East Lancs community heroes to receive prestigious medals

Recipients of the BEM, British Empire Medal, include Bill Honeywell, 61, from West Bradford, who was recognised for raising more than A 60,000 for charities including the Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Cancer Research UK.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Blackburn school in special measures after being slammed by Ofsted

The inspection at Our Lady and St John Catholic College found evidence of an increase in racist incidents, as well as a 'high number of incidents, including bullying'' and homophobic language.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Darwen pub lines up festival as it celebrates Cask Marque status

Matt Worden and Zoe and Martin Evans joined forces to take over The Crown in Redearth Road 12 months ago and embarked on an ambitious refurbishment project.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Health fears for residents after figures reveal East Lancashire is near the top of takeaways list

Burnley and Hyndburn appear in the top 10 list of boroughs with the most takeaways per head of population, while Rossendale and Blackburn with Darwen are close behind, featuring in the top 25, according to figures published by Public Health England.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Expansion for Darwen tie firm that supplies football clubs and celebrity chef restaurants

A DARWEN firm which makes ties for high-profile firms including Manchester United has announced a A 250,000 expansion.

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