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    St James School, Lower Darwen, enjoy Platinum Jubilee celebrations
    St James Primary School in Lower Darwen invited the newly appointed Mayor of Blackburn, Cllr Suleman Khonat, to join in their Jubilee celebrations.
    Blackburn: Full cast of Empire Theatre’s Cinderella revealed
    The Voice's Lucy Kane will join the production of Cinderella at Blackburn’s Empire Theatre.
    'Dangerous and horrific' paedophile found with more than 2,000 images
    A "DANGEROUS and horrific" sex offender who had more than 2,000 indecent images on an undeclared phone said he is “driven” by his desire for young children.
    Boris's response to Blackburn cancer case 'beyond disappointing'
    THE case of a Blackburn cancer patient denied life-saving treatment because of NHS red tape has been raised with the Prime Minister.
    Man, 35, punched dad after being told to tidy his room
    A MAN attacked his dad during a row over him tidying his bedroom.
    How many East Lancs people died of Covid while Downing Street partied
    IN total, 60 people in East Lancashire died on the same days staff in Downing Street were gathering for booze ups and parties.
    Jake Berry MP defends Prime Minister after new Partygate photos
    Tory MP Jake Berry has defended photographs released of Boris Johnson raising a glass at an alleged Downing Street party.
    Darwen's threatened skate park ready for a new Olympic era
    DARWEN'S transformed Olympic standard skatepark is already booked for two international events with its official opening scheduled next month.
    Joe Garcia: Husband of Uvalde school teacher Irma Garcia killed in horror shooting dies after heart attack
    Joe and Irma Garcia shared four children and had been together since school
    Police say 'no criminal offences occurred' after toddler grabbing reports
    Blackpool Police launched an investigation following separate incidents at Happy Tots Nursery and on Clevedon Road
    Paedophile's sick stash with a half-hour film of him molesting child
    Peter Wilson had another video showing himself sexually abusing a young girl - then turning to the camera to reveal his face
    Lancashire weather forecast with dull days ahead after mixed spell
    More unsettled weather is expected for next week while there's still uncertainty looking ahead to the Jubilee Weekend
    Lighting of the Jubilee beacon at Darwen Tower – everything you need to know!

    A Jubilee beacon will be lit at Darwen Tower to mark the Queen’s 70-year reign on the evening of Thursday, June 2nd.

    Janet crowned ‘Queen’ of Darwen Tower Jubilee beacon lighting comp!
    The winner of a competition to light the Jubilee Beacon at Darwen Tower has been officially crowned!
    Nominations for Darwen Tower Jubilee Beacon lighting competition

    We’ve crowned our winner of the competition to light the Jubilee Beacon at Darwen Tower.

    Janet Pearce, founder of Keep Darwen Tidy, received almost half of the nominations.

    Sports Council awards celebrating local champions

    The annual BwD Sporting Awards were held on Friday 21st May 21 with 13 categories and 18 winners on the night.

    Nicholas Walsh was found guilty of committing robbery following a trial at Preston Crown Court. Last week, Judge Robert Altham, the Recorder of Preston, jailed Walsh for 15 years and ordered him to serve a further five years on extended licence after deeming him to be a dangerous offender.

    More than a dozen people have been given football banning orders following disorder in Burnley.

    On Saturday, September 18, Burnley FC and Arsenal FC fans clashed in the Cricket Field Stand at Turf Moor during a Premier League match.

    Op Bergen was an investigation into the supply of cocaine from Greater Manchester into Fleetwood in October and November last year which resulted in us taking half a kilo of high purity cocaine out of circulation.

    Daniel Burtak, 35, of Settle Street, Little Lever, Bolton, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit robbery and three counts of administering a noxious substance. He was sentenced to 12 years custody, with a three-year extended licence period after being deemed to be a dangerous offender. Colin Naylor, 51, of Raikes Way, Darcy Lever, Bolton, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit robbery. He was jailed for 12 years.

    The poorest will also get a lump-sum of £650 to help with the cost of living, Rishi Sunak says.
    The chancellor says the new support will help with soaring bills, so how will you be impacted?
    Actor Kevin Spacey is charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men in the UK, prosecutors say.
    Director-general Tim Davie says the move is part of a raft of cost-saving measures.