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A protest event is taking place in Blackburn town centre at lunchtime.

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It's been a busy January in the courts, with a host of East Lancashire faces being handed prison time for offences ranging from murder to dangerous ... Show more

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Experts reveal 10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance: Experts are warning against these 10 common habits that could be invalidating your life ...
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Experts reveal 10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance
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Imperial Blackburn ambition for landmark mill revealed by council: AN iconic industrial building on a key town centre gateway site is set to be bought by a local ...
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Imperial Blackburn ambition for landmark mill revealed by council
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Bacup man admits to having sexual interest in young children: A man who admitted to having a sexual interest in girls as young as five has avoided a jail ...
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Bacup man admits to having sexual interest in young children
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"You'll never win anything with kids." Well, this group of Blackburn prodigies proved that wrong after storming to victory in an adult darts league ... Show more

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Paul Creasey has been jailed after stamping on a woman's face in an unprovoked attack, before going on to headbutt a car bonnet ... Show more

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We found that in Blackburn, petrol is almost 10p more expensive per litre than in nearby Preston - and it's a similar story across much of East Lancs ... Show more

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This dog, called Peggy, has been crowned Britain's ugliest dog. Have you ever seen a more hideous looking pooch?! 🐶

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Mellor woman steps up for London Marathon in memory of husband: A 71-year-old woman from Mellor is taking on the London Marathon on behalf of East Lancashire ...
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Mellor woman steps up for London Marathon in memory of husband
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Burnley landlord given £1,000 plus penalty over licensing failure: A PRIVATE landlord has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 for failing to properly license a ...
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Burnley landlord given £1,000 plus penalty over licensing failure
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Nicola Bulley parents fear she was taken as ‘no sign of fall’ by river: The parents of a mum-of-two who went missing on Friday morning fear she has been taken as ...
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Nicola Bulley parents fear she was taken as ‘no sign of fall’ by river
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Man charged with manslaughter after man dies outside nightclub: A man is to appear in court charged with manslaughter after a 22-year-old man was punched outside ...
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Man charged with manslaughter after man dies outside nightclub
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Crowds protest outside Blackburn town hall over ‘right to strike’: Crowds gathered in Blackburn town centre in response to proposed legislation which looks to ...
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Crowds protest outside Blackburn town hall over ‘right to strike’
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Martin Lewis advice to parents on top children's savings accounts: Martin Lewis warned parents to make sure they are not being short-changed on ITV's Martin ...
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Martin Lewis advice to parents on top children's savings accounts
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Oswaldtwistle: Woman opens up about battle with endometriosis: Georgia Florentine, from Oswaldtwistle has opened up about her struggle with a condition that she ...
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Oswaldtwistle: Woman opens up about battle with endometriosis
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Prolific offender jailed again for Burnley nursey burglary: A prolific burglar has been sent to jail for breaking into a nursery and then attempting to burgle ...
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Prolific offender jailed again for Burnley nursey burglary
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We are at the Right to Protest event outside Blackburn Town Hall

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Live updates from teacher strikes in East Lancashire: Live updates from the day of industrial action by teachers, civil servants and rail workers across East ...
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Live updates from teacher strikes in East Lancashire
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Ugly brawl halts traffic close to Blackburn town centre: Four men can be seen trading punches in an ugly brawl close to Blackburn town centre.
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Ugly brawl halts traffic close to Blackburn town centre
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'Dangerous' stalker travelled from Albania to victims home: A ‘dangerous stalker’ travelled thousands of miles from Albania to the house of a pregnant ex-partner ...
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'Dangerous' stalker travelled from Albania to victims home
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One of Blackburn town centre's finest buildings is back on the market after the preferred tenants pulled out at the last minute ... Show more

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Nicola Bulley 'key witness' found in search for mum-of-two: A ‘key witness’ in the search for a mum who went missing while walking her dog has been located and ...
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Nicola Bulley 'key witness' found in search for mum-of-two
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Swish Blackburn car showroom plan drives business park forward: AN expanding car company has revealed plans for a multi-million pound state-of-the-art showroom ...
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Swish Blackburn car showroom plan drives business park forward
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Blackburn flagship 'bed block' care scheme not fully operational: ONE floor of a flagship scheme for the elderly aimed at reducing 'bed blocking' in East ...
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Blackburn flagship 'bed block' care scheme not fully operational
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Two familiar faces on this week's most wanted list: There are a couple of familiar faces on this week's most wanted list as the police continue to search for at ...
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Two familiar faces on this week's most wanted list
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Burnley woman threw wine bottle at man in street fight: A woman has been given a 12 month community sentence and ordered to attend 20 rehabilitation activity ...
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Burnley woman threw wine bottle at man in street fight
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Martin Lewis reveales one 'cheaper' way of dealing with mould: With many struggling with the cost of living crisis, some are looking for cheaper ways to tackle ...
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Martin Lewis reveales one 'cheaper' way of dealing with mould
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Hack that gets rid of mould from washing machines for just £1.50: A clever user online has revealed one easy life hack for getting rid of mould from washing ...
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Hack that gets rid of mould from washing machines for just £1.50
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Alleged Burnley fraudster denies forging medical degree certificate: Zholia Alemi, from Burnley, said she qualified with a medical degree in New Zealand
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Alleged Burnley fraudster denies forging medical degree certificate
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Burnley's Turf Moor football ground gets anti-terror upgrade: WORK to replace temporary anti-terrorism measures at an East Lancashire football ground are under ...
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Burnley's Turf Moor football ground gets anti-terror upgrade
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Nicola Bulley: Partner of missing dog walker speaks out: Ms Bulley’s partner, Paul Ansell, says Nicola, who has been missing since Friday (January 27) has “two ...
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Nicola Bulley: Partner of missing dog walker speaks out
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A woman who opened a coffee shop to give new mums and parents of children with special needs a place to meet, socialise and combat loneliness has said she ... Show more

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Brierfield: OnlyFans creator talks about highs and lows of industry: Ben Jones, originally from Liverpool but now living in Brierfield, set up his OnlyFans three ...
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Brierfield: OnlyFans creator talks about highs and lows of industry
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Blackburn Kurdish mosque plan for terraced house is rejected: PROPOSALS by a town's Kurdish community to convert a terraced house into its own mosque have been ...
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Blackburn Kurdish mosque plan for terraced house is rejected
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41-year-old throttled partner putting hands over her mouth and nose: A man strangled his partner and called her a “fat c**t” before demanding money off her and ...
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41-year-old throttled partner putting hands over her mouth and nose
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JD Wetherspoons 39 pubs up for sale - see the full list: This is the full list of the 39 Wetherspoon pubs currently up for sale
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JD Wetherspoons 39 pubs up for sale - see the full list
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PRIME drinkers warned of caffeine intoxication when driving: Hydration drink PRIME by KSI and Logan Paul is one of the most popular and sought-after drinks.
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PRIME drinkers warned of caffeine intoxication when driving
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Blackburn community pub The Royal Oak has reopened: The Royal Oak, on Royal Oak Avenue in Blackburn, has reopened and the new owner can't wait for the future.
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Blackburn community pub The Royal Oak has reopened
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Well, that doesn't look good. A huge sinkhole has appeared in Darwen overnight. 🤦‍♀️

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Aldi launches Valentine’s meal deals from less than £4 per person: Head to your local Aldi to browse a range of Valentine's meal deals, starting from as little ...
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Aldi launches Valentine’s meal deals from less than £4 per person
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Young Blackburn Rovers fan gets VIP treatment at FA Cup match: A young Blackburn Rovers fan was given a birthday to remember with VIP treatment at their FA Cup ...
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Young Blackburn Rovers fan gets VIP treatment at FA Cup match
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This amazing murmuration was captured in the Lancashire skies last week. The display by starlings was described as stunning by onlookers ... Show more

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A woman who repeatedly had sex with a patient with learning difficulties at the mental health facility where she worked as a cleaner has been ordered to ... Show more

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Police appeal over racism at Blackburn v Birmingham FA Cup tie: Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of racial abuse during the Blackburn Rovers ...
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Police appeal over racism at Blackburn v Birmingham FA Cup tie
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Barrowford woman making film about the Pendle witch trials: Emma Swinton’s film will be based on the true event of the 16th century Pendle Witch trials where ...
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Barrowford woman making film about the Pendle witch trials
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Blackburn: Distraction burglar jailed after stealing from pensioners: Ajmal Sattar of Great Bolton Street, Blackburn, pleaded guilty to three counts of burglary ...
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Blackburn: Distraction burglar jailed after stealing from pensioners
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Every Blackburn with Darwen school closed due to teacher strikes: Dozens of schools across Blackburn with Darwen are set to be impacted on February 1 by the ...
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Every Blackburn with Darwen school closed due to teacher strikes
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Thousands on Universal Credit won't get DWP cost of living payment: Millions will receive up to £1,350 in cost of living payments from the DWP this year
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Thousands on Universal Credit won't get DWP cost of living payment
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Nine drivers fined for speeding on Grane Road and Haslingden Road: Nine Blackburn drivers have been fined by the courts for speeding on Grane Road and Haslingden ...
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Nine drivers fined for speeding on Grane Road and Haslingden Road
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Tesco, Asda, M&S, Aldi 'do not eat' warnings and product recalls: Aldi, Asda, Marks & Spencer, and Tesco have all issued food recalls and do not eat warnings
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Tesco, Asda, M&S, Aldi 'do not eat' warnings and product recalls
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Record number of sexual offences recorded in Blackburn with Darwen: A record number of sexual offences have been recorded by police in Blackburn with Darwen.
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Record number of sexual offences recorded in Blackburn with Darwen
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Issa bros appeal decision saves Burnley Council planning powers: IF Blackburn's billionaire Issa brothers had succeeded in overturning the rejection of a ...
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Issa bros appeal decision saves Burnley Council planning powers
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Families have expressed their heartbreak as a barber shop - which specialises in cutting the hair of children with autism and other disabilities - has been ... Show more

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A school has been celebrating after being rated Good by Ofsted, a huge improvement from its previous rating of Inadequate ... Show more

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A former Mayor of Burnley - and one of the youngest people to be inducted into the House of Lords - has become the first person to receive an honorary ... Show more

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'Dangerous' man jailing after raping 75-year-old woman: Neil McEvoy, 57, of Grimshaw Street, Preston, was also before the court for a sustained assault which ...
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'Dangerous' man jailing after raping 75-year-old woman
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Two Rossendale shops sold cigarettes and e-cigs to teenagers: Two shops in Rossendale sold cigarettes and e-cigarettes to children during a trading standards ...
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Two Rossendale shops sold cigarettes and e-cigs to teenagers
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Businesses delighted after winning Hitched wedding awards: Lancashire wedding venues, photographers, DJs, makeup artists, wedding car hires were all praised in ...
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Businesses delighted after winning Hitched wedding awards
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Residents views sought on plans for new £85,000 park in Nelson: Residents in Nelson are being asked for their views on plans for a new small park close to the ...
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Residents views sought on plans for new £85,000 park in Nelson
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Work begins to clear land at site close to Blackburn town centre: Work has started to clear land along one of Blackburn’s busiest routes.
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Work begins to clear land at site close to Blackburn town centre
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Drones, search dogs, and underwater teams search for missing woman: Drones, search dogs, and underwater search teams have been utilised in a search for a woman ...
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Drones, search dogs, and underwater teams search for missing woman
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Burnley: This Morning’s Dr Zoe William writes You Grow Girl!: An East Lancashire doctor, who is a resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning, has written a book that ...
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Burnley: This Morning’s Dr Zoe William writes You Grow Girl!
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Labour accuses government of failing veterans in Lancashire: ONLY two per cent of Lancashire’s ex-servicemen have received their Veterans ID Cards to help them ...
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Labour accuses government of failing veterans in Lancashire
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Police crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Pendle: Police in Pendle have spent the last week cracking down on anti-social behaviour.
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Police crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Pendle
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Blackburn Rovers & Birmingham statements after alleged racist abuse: Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City have issued statements after Neil Etheridge reported ...
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Blackburn Rovers & Birmingham statements after alleged racist abuse
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James Hargreaves opens £500K low carbon centre in Burnley: James Hargreaves’ new centre, which is located at the head office in Parliament Street ...
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James Hargreaves opens £500K low carbon centre in Burnley
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Blackburn drunk spat at police officer and grabbed his crotch: A drunk who spat at a police officer before grabbing his crotch while handcuffed has been jailed
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Blackburn drunk spat at police officer and grabbed his crotch
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Pupils at a Feniscowles primary school had the "best day ever" after two members of the Blackburn Rovers squad paid a visit ... Show more

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A Barrowford woman is making a short film about the infamous Pendle witch trials and filming for it starts this week.
Emma Swinton’s film will be based ... Show more

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Construction on a new all-through school in East Lancashire has begun, with the hope reception pupils will start in September ... Show more

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Ribble Valley home to some of East Lancs' most expensive houses: Some of the most expensive houses in East Lancashire have been revealed on Zoopla ...
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Ribble Valley home to some of East Lancs' most expensive houses
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Blackburn with Darwen councillors approve 2.72 cent pay rise: COUNCILLORS on East Lancashire's largest borough have voted themselves a 2.72 per cent pay rise.
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Blackburn with Darwen councillors approve 2.72 cent pay rise
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Blackburn's taxi Tiger told 'take flask' to cab MoT tests: CAB driving councillor Tiger Patel has been told to 'take a flask' to a borough's taxi testing station ...
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Blackburn's taxi Tiger told 'take flask' to cab MoT tests
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Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City: LIVE match updates: Updates from Ewood Park as Rovers host Birmingham City in the FA Cup fourth round.
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Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City: LIVE match updates
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Walk for Autism campaign invites families to step up to challenge: The charity Autism Initiatives returns with their walking campaign to increase public ...
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Walk for Autism campaign invites families to step up to challenge
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Knuzden St Oswalds Primary School has opened a forest school on their site.

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Gareth Gates to star in The Spongebob Musical shows in Blackpool: Pop Idol's Gareth Gates and RuPaul's Drag Race runner-up Divina de Campo will star in The ...
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Gareth Gates to star in The Spongebob Musical shows in Blackpool
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Shops did not sell alcohol to children during test purchases: Shops passed an alcohol test purchase conducted by police, the licencing agency and police cadets ...
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Shops did not sell alcohol to children during test purchases
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What music do you want to be played at your funeral? A local crematorium has revealed what the most popular songs are at services ... Show more