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Million pound investment in cancer care
Macmillan is investing £1million to improve cancer services and address the high cancer mortality rate in East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.
Stanley's bad luck continues after break-in
Accrington Stanley are appealing to the local community after a break in at the Store First Stadium saw the home dressing room and other areas burgled and first team players’ equipment stolen.
Donnelly has high hopes for new campaign
Blackburn Rovers Ladies manager Gemma Donnelly believes she has found the formula for a successful season, after unveiling her squad for the 2014-15 Women's Premier League campaign.
Further arrests in Preston
POLICE in Preston have arrested four more people on suspicion of drugs offences as part of Operation Nemesis.
A Great Turn Out for a Local Veteran's Funeral
John Beardswood, a former member of the Royal Artillery regiment sadly passed away last week in a nursing home at the ripe old age of 102. Unfortunately, the only two surviving family members of John, both in their seventies, live in Norfolk and for health reasons will not be able to make the journey to the funeral.
Stanley suffer another defeat at Shrewsbury
Accrington Stanley suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Shrewsbury Town, losing 4-0 at Greenhous Meadow.
Rovers lose to Norwich
Boss Gary Bowyer was left to lament being on the wrong end of crucial decisions as they lost 3-1 to Norwich City on Tuesday night.
PNE's draw against Doncaster
An injury-time equaliser from Nathan Tyson grabbed a point for Doncaster after Chris Humphrey's screamer looked to have earned the points for the Lilywhites at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Gang break into nurseries and steal toddlers' money
A gang have broken into five nurseries in Blackburn and Rishton, stealing charity money that had been raised by toddlers.
Beckham topless and wet
Topless and drenched in water. David Beckham's joined the latest internet craze the ice bucket challenge.