Swire Properties is developing a hotel in Shenzhen

The House Collective includes The Upper House at Swire’s Pacific Place in Hong Kong (Source: Swire Properties) Swire Properties has revealed plans to open an ultra-luxury hotel in Shenzhen under the The House Collective brand, marking the premier developer’s second announcement of a new hotel in less than a month. …

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Drug-related deaths hit record high in Burnley

Charities have slammed the government for its lack of action on drug deaths in England and Wales – which also hit another record high – with experts calling the latest figures ‘utter disgrace’. Read more Read more Burnley’s Dave Fishwick shares his unique money-saving tips for a ‘staycation’ with… Register …

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Three people rescued from a collapsed house after an explosion in Croydon

Three people have been rescued after a house collapsed amid a fire and explosion in Croydon. Firefighters were called to the scene on Galpin’s Road in Thornton Heath shortly after 7am on Monday. Residents told the PA news agency that three children had been evacuated but feared a fourth was …

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Thomas Kaminski chooses ‘massive attribute’ for Blackburn Rovers

Thomas Kaminski has underlined the importance of Daniel Ayala’s role as Rovers secured back-to-back wins and clean sheets to start the season. Kaminski was well protected by those before him in the opening two games, with Rovers allowing just three shots on target in wins over QPR and Swansea City. …

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Elderly man seriously injured in crash at Burnley

An elderly man was seriously injured in a collision yesterday afternoon. Police were called to Greenhead Lane, Reedley, just before 2.45pm on Saturday following reports of a crash between a gray Vauxhall Mokka, a white BMW 135i and a cyclist. The Vauxhall driver, an 83-year-old from Burnley, suffered life-threatening injuries. …

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Blackpool and the Lake District in the top 20 most Instagrammed landmarks outside of London

The 20 most Instagram-worthy British landmarks have been revealed and two of them are in the North West. A study by comparethemarket.com found that Blackpool and the Lake District are among the 20 most Instagrammed British landmarks outside of London. Stonehenge takes the top spot with more than 800,000 posts, …

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Coventry home opener postponed due to dangerous, unplayable pitch

The Sky Bet Championship opener at Coventry’s home to Rotherham on Sunday was postponed after the ground was deemed unsafe and unplayable. The Coventry Building Society Arena, home to rugby club Wasps, had been used as a venue for the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament as well as concerts. Coventry …

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JDT: Blackburn Rovers must work ‘intelligently’ on the transfer market

Jon Dahl Tomasson believes Adam Wharton is making great strides that will see the technical midfielder stay in the Rovers squad. Tomasson nearly gave the 18-year-old his debut from the bench in the opening day win over QPR, with Wharton having played a big role in pre-season. Rovers moved for …

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Burnley’s Vincent Kompany recruitment target, forward’s thinking and what’s next in the transfer market

Vincent Kompany admits there is work for Burnley to do in the transfer market despite the Clarets completing their 10th signing of the summer this week. Manuel Benson became the latest addition but more senior players left Turf Moor than arrived with Maxwel Cornet set to complete his move to …

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Blackpool’s £1million raise to crack down on bad landlords

The money will be used for law enforcement to ensure people living in supported accommodation get the help they need. Read more Read more Minister’s pledge to improve housing during visit to Blackpool Some landlords receive higher housing allowances intended to pay for care, without providing the expected assistance. Register …

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Sir Keir Starmer found guilty of breaching MPs’ code of conduct

Sir Keir Starmer has been found guilty of breaching MPs’ code of conduct by failing to register eight interests in time, including gifts from football teams and the sale of land. An investigation into the Labor leader was opened in June by Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards Kathryn Stone, into allegations …

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Sends Letter to CDC Officials Criticizing Novak Djokovic’s COVID Ban – OutKick

Government-imposed discrimination against the “unvaccinated” continues to be a significant problem in the United States and elsewhere. Just recently, new details emerged about Canada’s ban on unvaccinated citizens and foreign travelers, showing that public health and government officials had no scientific basis to justify their policy, only motivations. policies: NEW …

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Burnley could make three new signings

Reliable journalist Alan Nixon has revealed that Burnley could already line up two more signings after Sepp van den Berg, should this deal go through. The Lowdown: Burnley linked with van den Berg Vincent Kompany led his side to their first league victory on Friday night, beating Huddersfield Town 1-0. …

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28 scintillating scenes that celebrate the best of Miss Blackpool – the empowerment of women across a generation in the 90s and 00s

They capture precious memories of joy and elation, but it was never an easy process. It took heat after heat of auditions to clinch a coveted place in the grand final – it was always a tense and emotional time. At the height of their success, Blackpool’s natural beachside location …

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Mum praises Blackburn Darts instructor after incident in Winter Gardens final

A mother-of-three young Blackburn darts player has praised their club manager for his generosity, after the girls had their signed shirts stolen in the ladies’ final at Winter Gardens in Blackpool last month. Darts enthusiasts Edie, 13, Violette, 8 and Hylda, 5, took part in a darts challenge organized by …

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Tom Huddlestone named Manchester United U21 player-manager as youth mentor at Old Trafford

Tom Huddlestone is named Manchester United U21 player-manager – after former Blackburn striker Benni McCarthy joined Erik ten Hag’s coaching staff over the weekend Tom Huddlestone joins Manchester United as player-manager of the U21 team The 35-year-old midfielder had played at Hull before leaving this summer United hope to use …

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The most expensive XI in the Championship, with a £27m man and Burnley ace

Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images Angus Gunn – Norwich City £5m The league’s most expensive goalkeeper has started the new campaign on the bench. And, unless Tim Krul suffers an almighty dip in form, he’ll likely stay there too. The son of legendary Norwich stopper Bryann Gunn, Angus, 26, has …

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James Willstrop disappointed with lack of squash profile

England squash quarter-finalist James Willstrop has expressed disappointment at the lack of profile in his sport as he continues to defend his men’s singles title at the Commonwealth Games. Willstrop completely brushed aside Pakistan’s Nasir Iqbal in their Round of 16 at Birmingham University with a 11-6 11-4 11-7 win …

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PHILLIPS ON HIS GOAL AGAINST BLACKBURN AND HIS FUTURE – News

The young striker speaks after the B team drew 2-2 on Saturday – Kieran Phillips speaks after the B team’s draw with Blackburn– The striker scored a late equalizer after an earlier goal was ruled out– Phillips: “I just want to play as much as possible” Kieran Phillips wants …

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The Europe of Rick Steves: Blackpool: Coney Island in Great Britain

For more than a century, Blackpool was where workers and miners from Yorkshire and Lancashire vacationed. When I tell my British friends I’m going to Blackpool, their expressions are sour and they ask, “Oh my God, why? For me, the answer is simple: for the joy of working-class England at …

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Newcastle make approach for Burnley star Maxwel Cornet with Eddie Howe keen to add winger to squad

Newcastle have made an approach for Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet with Eddie Howe keen on the winger… but the Magpies could end up paying MORE than the Ivorian’s £17.5m release clause as they seek to avoid paying fees in full to help navigate FFP restrictions Newcastle United have made an …

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Blackburn Asda rejects TikToker claims he was ‘expelled for helping the homeless’

A TikToker who said he was kicked out of a Blackburn supermarket for buying tents for the homeless has had his claims dismissed by Asda Ryan Donaghey, who goes by the username Buzztexreports, is a TikToker who travels to Lancashire, visited the Asda store in Blackburn in the early hours …

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Huddersfield vs Burnley TV, how to watch, live stream, kick off time

Burnley and Huddersfield Town will kick off the EFL season. The curtain is about to be lifted on yet another Championship season. Burnley and Huddersfield will kick off the 2022/2023 season under the lights of John Smith’s Stadium. Register to our World of Sport newsletter Both teams will have new …

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Blackpool vs Reading prediction, preview, team news & more

Blackpool host Reading at Bloomfield Road on Saturday in the opening weekend of the new EFL Championship season. The Seasiders enjoyed a strong campaign when promoted to the Championship last season. They finished 16th in the league, collecting 60 points from 46 games, their third best points tally in the …

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WATCH: Morecambe boxer Tyson Fury opens new restaurant in Lancaster

Retired heavyweight champion boxer Tyson Fury cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of a restaurant in Lancashire. Tyson cut the ribbon at the new Sultan of Lancaster Experience restaurant on Caton Road, Lancaster. This is the second branch of the restaurant, the first being located on the Lancaster University …

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I support Beckham in trademark battle, says VIRGINIA BLACKBURN | Virginia Blackburn | Columnists | Comment

They “were not in the foreground” and the “marriage was about the Peltz family,” a viewer said. Ouch! Victoria and her new daughter-in-law have now stopped ‘liking’ each other on Instagram and poor old Brooklyn – who never gave the appearance of someone likely to trouble All Souls College’s high …

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Midfielder admits he ‘wasn’t interested’ in Aston Villa or Burnley links

Photo by Will Matthews/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images Sunderland midfielder Dan Neil insists he “wasn’t really interested” in reports linking him with Burnley and Premier League side Aston Villa during the January transfer window, speaking to The Chronicle. Compared to Paul Gascoigne by some, Eberechi Eze by others, the silky …

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That’s when eligible households in Blackpool will receive £324 from the government – the SECOND of two payments to help with the rising cost of living

The initial payment for means-tested benefit claimants which was paid into bank accounts from July 14 was £326, with the rest to follow in a second payment in the autumn – most likely from the start of October . You can receive the payments if you receive one of the …

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Truss attacks Sunak’s ‘disastrous’ economic plan ahead of second TV debate

Liz Truss has claimed Rishi Sunak’s plans for the economy would be a “disaster” for owners, businesses and workers just hours before the two face off on TV for the second time in 24 hours. The Foreign Secretary, who turns 47 on Tuesday, was quick to attack her former Cabinet …

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Shock for drivers as a sinkhole appears on a busy road leading to Burnley

Barriers have been erected around the hole, which has been temporarily filled in, at Burnley Road, Cliviger, and traffic lights have been installed to enable repairs. Read more Read more Three murder suspects arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Crawsh… A Lancashire County Council spokesman said: …

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Family complete 13 hour charity walk from Newton to Blackpool

A FAMILY went on a 13-hour walk over the weekend to honor a father lost in a tragic motorcycle accident. Gareth Nye and his family, from Newton-le-Willows, traveled 40 miles from Newton to Blackpool on Saturday to raise money for Child Bereavement UK and Diabetes UK. The ‘Power to the …

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Archie Battersbee’s Parents Await Appeal Judges Decision

The parents of a 12-year-old boy left in a comatose state after suffering ‘catastrophic’ brain damage three months ago are awaiting a decision on the latest round of a life-saving treatment battle. On Friday, three Court of Appeal judges finished hearing arguments on what measures are in Archie Battersbee’s best …

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Paul Blackburn MLB Player Props – Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers, July 24, 2022

Paul Blackburn MLB Player Props – Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers, July 24, 20222022-07-24 16:07:00 EDT Paul Blackburn and the Oakland Athletics (35-62) take on the Texas Rangers (42-51) at RingCentral Coliseum on Sunday. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:07 p.m. (ET). Let’s take a look at some of …

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Vincent Kompany wants to bring his young Burnley side to the new look in the Premier League

Vincent Kompany has witnessed many changes during his time at Manchester City, but even for him the first six weeks have been a whirlwind in the hot seat at Burnley. Kompany’s Clarets will look very different from model Sean Dyche when they kick off the Championship season against Huddersfield on …

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Possible Banksy artwork spotted on house in Blackpool

Looks like the mysterious street artist Banksy has struck again and this time it’s in Blackpool. A piece of graffiti-style artwork suddenly appeared on the side of a house in the northern seaside town and led locals to assume the anonymous artist was behind it. The artwork, in the unique …

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Family of Afghan boy stranded in France condemn Priti Patel’s ‘false promises’

The family of an 11-year-old Afghan refugee stranded in France after being separated from his parents in the Kabul airport bombing have accused Priti Patel of making ‘false promises’ of safe routes to the country. UK. Qamar Jabarkhyl, a 28-year-old British citizen, said his “heart melts” when his younger cousin, …

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South Florida man charged with killing his girlfriend, saying she took her own life

MARATHON, Florida. – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 39-year-old man who they believe fatally shot his girlfriend, then told authorities she committed suicide. Sean Booth Chidester of Marathon was arrested on Saturday for murder. “Fortunately, there are few murders in the Florida Keys, but when they do …

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Lee Moriarty thinks fighting Blackpool Combat Club will help his career more than joining them

AEW star Lee Moriarty recently joined MuscleMan Malcolm Show to discuss a wide range of topics, including his thoughts on one of the company’s main factions, the Blackpool Combat Club, and why he thinks he’ll excel more at the promotion if he fights them rather than to join them. Highlights …

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UK victims of international mass marketing scam to be compensated

Thousands of UK victims of an international mass marketing scam will be compensated using money recovered following a joint investigation with US authorities. Some £530,000 will be returned to more than 3,500 victims after a four-year investigation which saw National Trading Standards (NTS) help the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) …

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How much Burnley want for Dwight McNeil

Newcastle United reportedly asked Burnley about Dwight McNeil last month, and now we know what the Clarets want for him. The 22-year-old has been linked with a return to the Premier League, after his side were relegated last season. According to Sky Sports, West Ham and Crystal Palace have both …

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Blackburn College to add track athletics programs for 2022-23 season – Enquirer Democrat

Men and women will participate in indoor and outdoor medium and long distance races Blackburn College will add two new sports teams for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year. The men’s and women’s track will join Blackburn’s 11 other NCAA Division III athletic programs, providing students with a greater variety of …

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New flights are part of plans to secure the future of Blackpool Airport

That’s the message from council leader Councilor Lynn Williams, who warns that the resort’s Squires Gate center is ‘in competition with Manchester and Liverpool, who have both benefited from massive investment and subsidy’. During a visit to Blackpool Airport in June, Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged the council, which owns …

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Residents describe ‘worst nightmare’ as blaze destroys homes

Residents of Wennington have described the blaze which destroyed homes as their “worst nightmare”. Residents were evacuated from their homes in the village in east London on Tuesday afternoon as black smoke billowed into the air as flames destroyed buildings and ravaged nearby fields. A Resident Relief Center has been …

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Blackburn’s MyLahore restaurant set to open despite planning issues

A new Asian fusion restaurant in Blackburn’s oldest pub is set to open in six weeks despite a planning setback. MyLahore, based in the former Red Lion Hotel in Whitebirk Road, Blackburn, is expected to open by the end of August, a spokesperson for the Bradford-based chain has said. This …

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Burnley Primary School scraps nursery class as parents seek longer childcare hours

Brunshaw Primary School currently holds a class for three year olds each weekday morning during school terms. However, earlier this year the headmaster and governors asked Lancashire County Council to consider allowing the school to discontinue crèche in the face of dwindling numbers of children enrolled at the facility. After …

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World Matchplay: Gerwyn Price has yet to win at Blackpool, but he wants to fix it | Darts News

You can watch the 29th edition of World Matchplay over nine days from July 16-24, as the biggest names in sport compete for a record £800,000 in prize money and the coveted Phil Taylor Trophy – live on Sky Sports Last update: 07/18/22 08:22 Gerwyn Price is ready for his …

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Rugby Australia condemns ‘offensive’ behavior by fans towards England staff

Rugby Australia’s chief executive has condemned fans’ “offensive” comments and behavior towards England on Saturday night. England head coach Eddie Jones was embroiled in an angry confrontation with an Australian fan after being called a “traitor” during the match. In a statement on Monday, Andy Marinos said comments made by …

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Blackburn Rovers, Burnley and Stoke City considering Ben Davies move

EFL Championship clubs Blackburn Rovers, Burnley and Stoke City are all considering a summer move for forgotten Liverpool defender Ben Davies. According to The Sun, forgotten Liverpool defender Ben Davies is the subject of a transfer war this summer, with Vincent Kompany’s Burnley joining fellow EFL Championship clubs Blackburn Rovers …

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Coventry City boss targets Vincent Kompany over Burnley transfer pursuit

© Provided by Football League World Mark Robins n Coventry City manager Mark Robins fumed at Burnley boss Vincent Kompany when the Belgian revealed his interest in midfielder Callum O’Hare. Robins was unimpressed Kompany revealed his admiration for O’Hare and insisted he wanted to keep the playmaker at the Midlands …

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Blackpool 1 Rangers 2: Bassey’s squad omission worries fans but Gers win comfortably as Barisic steps up game

IF Calvin Bassey is indeed set to leave Rangers, then Borna Barisic seems determined to make sure they don’t miss him too much. The Croatian left-back – who thought he would play second fiddle to the Englishman next season – scored the first of two goals for the Light Blues …

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Shock as Lancashire aid worker captured by Russian troops in Ukraine dies

Downing Street has expressed concern over reports that British humanitarian volunteer Paul Urey, who has family in Lancashire, died while in the custody of Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine. Daria Morozova, the human rights ombudsman for the Moscow-backed separatist leaders in Donetsk, said Paul Urey, described as a “British mercenary”, died …

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Blackburn pedophile Terrence Eastwood dies in prison

A pedophile who abused a young boy in a trailer park has died in prison after being diagnosed with cancer. Terrence Eastwood, who drugged his victim before raping and sexually assaulting her, died at HMP Wymott in Leyland. The 67-year-old was jailed for 19 years in 2017 after being found …

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Drinking coffee in this heat won’t dehydrate you, nutritionist says

Drinking coffee in the summer may not cause dehydration, as many believe 1. Drinking coffee will dehydrate you “This is wrong for moderate coffee consumption, while caffeine has a mild diuretic effect increasing the need to go to the bathroom, it is unlikely to dehydrate you.” 2. Drinking coffee late …

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Amazing ‘virtual reality’ experience in Blackpool this weekend

StoryTrails, the UK’s largest immersive storytelling experience, invites Blackpool residents and visitors to explore untold stories of the city through groundbreaking media technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) ) interactive. What is happening and where? The event takes place on Saturday (July 16) from 10 a.m. …

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Blackburn Rovers ‘come from behind’ with transfer search

Jon Dahl Tomasson says they are “coming from behind” in their search for new players as their wait for new arrivals continues. Rovers are still waiting to make their first signing since Tomasson was appointed as head coach last month. He is happy with the way the players buy into …

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The Issa billionaire brothers donate 127 defibrillators to the ELHT&Me hospital association

The Foundation, led by entrepreneurs Zuber and EG Group co-CEO Mohsin Issa, donated a staggering £350,000 for the equipment on behalf of the Trust’s ELHT&Me charity. Read more Read more Billionaire brothers Issa’s Burnley warehouse plans rejected due to… Representatives from the Issa Foundation Trust visited the Royal Blackburn Teaching …

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Win Carabao Cup tickets for Blackpool v Barrow

Currently in its sixth year as the official title sponsor of the Carabao Cup, Carabao Energy Drink is offering football fans nationwide the opportunity to support their club for free by donating hundreds of tickets throughout the 2022/23 competition. . Last season’s competition saw Liverpool lift the trophy for a …

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The historic church of Kirk will lose its bells

A SET of eight bells in a historic Anglican church building are to be removed. The Diocese of Blackburn has requested permission to remove them from St James’s Church, known as Kirk’s Church. The building is now redundant and is being converted into a community center. The bells are to …

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Preview: Dundee v Blackburn Rovers – prediction, team news, line-ups

Sports Mole preview Wednesday’s Club Friendlies 1 clash between Dundee and Blackburn Rovers, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups. Blackburn Rovers continue their preparations for the new league campaign with a meeting against Dundee Wednesday night. Rovers will take part in their first 90-minute contest of the summer, while …

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The sun sets on the highly anticipated Briercliffe Festival

Thousands of people are expected at this year’s gala, which will take place on Saturday at the Queen Street Recreation Ground. Read more Read more One of Burnley’s oldest pubs is up for sale All the fun starts at 11am when the crowds gather in the Hare and Hounds car …

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Johnny Vegas has confirmed he will be lighting Blackpool Illuminations this year

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting married surrounded by animals, we have great news for you this morning.Chester Zoo is opening a brand new wedding and events venue, and if pictures have anything to do with it, it will be a stunning place to get married.The luxury wedding and events …

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Zahawi rejects ‘defamations’ on tax cases as ‘inaccurate’ and ‘unfair’

Conservative leadership candidate Nadhim Zahawi has denounced “libel” over his tax affairs, saying he does not benefit from an offshore trust and has never held non-domicile status. The newly appointed chancellor slammed “inaccurate” and “unfair” reports in the media, adding that he had responded to the allegations in the interests …

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Blackpool firm benefits from university’s low carbon initiative

Lancaster University’s Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory (LCEI) is a business support program, which gives small businesses free access to cutting-edge academic expertise and cutting-edge resources through research projects and funded development, ranging from one month to 12 months. Among the 22 SMEs it has helped is Blackpool-based Autentica Parts, a platform …

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Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is set to raid the former club and make Republic of Ireland team-mate Nathan Collins his sixth summer signing!

Although there is still some way to go before an agreement is reached, the Clarets are confident of achieving their goal. The 26-year-old was absent from his side’s training camp in Horst on Friday, fueling speculation of a move to Turf Moor. Register to our daily Burnley Express Today newsletter …

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Six arrested in County Blackpool bordering drug smuggling operation

Six people were arrested as part of a multi-force operation to crack down on drug trafficking in the counties. Officers from Lancashire Police and Merseyside Police joined forces this week in a major operation targeting County Lines gangs bringing drugs into Blackpool. On Wednesday July 6, the police took part …

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Rovers renew their charity partnership for the 2022-23 season!

Tickets Rover Store Rovers TV Application NewsMatchesTeams New matches Teams Videos Tickets Rover Store ladies Company Download our app Follow us Facebook Twitter instagram Youtube LinkedIn Tickets Season tickets 2022-23 My Rover Scout account Subscription FAQs Match tickets Travel outside Code of conduct Matchday FAQs Customer charter club Ewood Park …

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Burnley teaching assistant on a crusade to increase the number of living organ donors after donating 70% of her liver to her brother-in-law

Hayley Basterfield wants to publicize the program after she herself donated 70% of her liver to her brother-in-law, Lee Lewis, after being diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis. Known as PSC, this is a condition that means Lee’s bile ducts were narrowing and bile was left inside his liver, causing damage. …

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16 Championship free agents still available for Blackpool

There are eye-catching options available on free transfers this summer as Michael Appleton looks to bolster his squad at Bloomfield Road. The summer transfer window has been open for a few weeks now and EFL Championship clubs have been busy strengthening their squads while trying to keep hold of their …

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Stormont should have dealt with Irish language legislation, says UK minister

A decision to grant the Irish language official status in Northern Ireland should have been dealt with at Stormont, a UK regional minister has said. Speaking in Parliament, Lord Caine said it was “regrettable” that this had not been the case for the Culture Bill, in the absence of the …

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Blackburn: ‘Hidden’ Asian talents get chance to shine

Riz Rehman welcomed the response to an initiative by the Professional Footballers’ Association, formerly held in Blackburn, to create support networks for Asian players in the domestic game. Rehman, the PFA’s Head of Player Inclusion, oversees the Asian Inclusion Mentoring Scheme (AIMS) project which is designed to encourage young Asians …

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New hopes of solving weed problem in Blackpool’s Stanley Park Lake ponds

Last year a bid in partnership with the Wyre Rivers Trust for up to £1m from the Innovative Flood Resilience Fund fell through. Read more Read more Stanley Park Lake funding bid fails but still hoping for alternative solutions But a long-term solution to the problem, which limits the use …

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Police find man suspected of shooting at Chicago-area parade

The 22-year-old man identified as a person of interest in the July 4 parade shooting in suburban Chicago has been taken into custody, police said. Highland Park Police Chief Lou Jogmen earlier said Robert E Crimo III should be considered armed and dangerous and was arrested by police on Monday …

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Everton legend Duncan Ferguson quits Goodison Park coaching job as he targets managerial post after Blackburn snub

EVERTON icon Duncan Ferguson has quit his coaching job at Goodison Park as he eyes his first managerial job. The 50-year-old was assistant to Carlo Ancelotti, Rafa Benitez and Frank Lampard with the Toffees. 1 Duncan Ferguson has left Everton as he eyes a managerial jobCredit: PA He was recently …

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Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are ASB hotspots

BLACKBURN along with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are among Lancashire’s anti-social behavior hotspots, the county’s police and crime commissioner has told councillors. The three boroughs – along with Blackpool and Preston – remain the worst in the county for low level nuisance and minor offences. Takeaways have also proven to …

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Strictly is set to return to the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom for the first time in three years

Strictly Come Dancing is set to return to the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom for the first time in three years, according to local reports. The BBC pageant ended the dazzling annual extravaganza during the coronavirus pandemic. However, although there are still months until the show returns to Blackpool in November, …

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Felix leaves on loan after signing a professional contract

Young Rovers goalkeeper Felix Goddard has joined Bamber Bridge on a six-month loan. The 18-year-old, who recently signed a two-year professional contract with the club, will stay with the Northern Premier League side until January. The teenager’s new Rovers contract includes a 12-month option as the club strengthen their goalkeeping …

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United Utilities says Blackburn customers should have running water again

United Utilities said water should be restored after the pipe burst yesterday (July 1) in Blackburn town centre. The company also told residents to expect to see their employees walk out as there is still work to be done to resolve the issue. At 5.01pm today, United Utilities released the …

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Blackpool FC overtake last year’s season ticket sales

Read more Read more Dan Ballard reveals his former Blackpool team-mate helped persuade him to join Sunder… The Seasiders announced tonight that the club have surpassed 8,000 season ticket sales. It is understood the club sold a similar number of season tickets last season for their return to the Championship. …

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Report: Chelsea keeping tabs on Burnley striker Maxwell Cornet

Chelsea are considering a potential transfer for Burnley and Ivory Coast striker Maxwell Cornet. As Chelsea look to add to their attacking options this summer, Cornet has emerged as a surprise name the Blues are linked with and is available for just £17.5million. After a six-year stint in the top …

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What the Newspapers Are Saying – July 1

The resignation of Chris Pincher as Deputy Chief Government Whip, the 50th Pride of the United Kingdom and the murder of Logan Mwangi make headlines on the first of July. The sunthe Daily mail, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph all lead on Mr. Pincher’s apology and resignation for “‘drunk’ …

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Report: Senator Blackburn Introduces Bill Protecting National Guard From Vaccine-Related Layoffs

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., is set to introduce legislation on Thursday that would bar federal funds to any government entity or program requiring members of the National Guard to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a report. from The Daily Caller. The news coincides with reports on Thursday that 40,000 …

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after Walsall fan died in Blackpool

Ryan David Harvey, who was 22 Police have opened a murder investigation and two Lancashire men have been arrested after the incident, which happened on Central Drive at 5.33pm on Saturday. Officers were called to report fights and upon arrival found 22-year-old Ryan David Harvey with serious head injuries. He …

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Darwen’s £300m incinerator plans suspended by Suez

FLAGSHIP proposals to build a £300million state-of-the-art energy recovery center to turn millions of black bin bags and their contents into steam and electricity have been put on hold. Suez Recycling and Recovery UK’s program at its Lower Eccleshill Road site, Darwen, is now in doubt with a planned 2024 …

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Census: More women and older residents in Blackburn with Darwen

There are more women and older residents in the borough according to the latest census, the first results of which were released today The population of Blackburn with Darwen has increased according to the last census, with an increase in the number of women and people over the age of …

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The transfer status of each Swansea City player as monitor stars Wolves, Leeds United, Burnley and Reading

Swansea City have made an encouraging start to their summer transfer business. Four players walk through the door, with Matty Sorinola, Harry Darling, Nathan Wood and Wasiri Williams joining Russell Martin and Co in South Wales for next season. These signings are unlikely to be the only arrivals in SA1 …

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Blackpool B&B owner’s firm response after guest says she was evicted

The owner of a three-star B&B in Blackpool has responded to claims he kicked a woman out of his hotel over the weekend. The Gainsborough Hotel is located on Blackpool promenade and is owned by Nathan Hutchinson who managed the three star hotel for 22 years. On Saturday night (June …

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Crystal Palace snap up teenage Derby winger Malcolm Ebiowei

Crystal Palace have announced that teenage winger Malcolm Ebiowei will join them on a five-year deal from July 1 when his contract with Derby ends. The 18-year-old made his Rams debut in February and went on to make 16 Sky Bet Championship appearances last season, with his first goal in …

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Award-winning family butchers serving the Blackburn community for over 100 years

A family run butcher’s shop has been at the heart of the Blackburn community for over 100 years and it’s still going strong. Whittaker’s Butchers was founded in 1916 and operates inside Blackburn Market. Currently it is run by husband and wife duo Malcolm and Joanne Marsden who bought the …

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EFL opening day predictions: Huddersfield can capitalize on switch to Burnley

Vincent Kompany will have given the Championship openers more than a cursory glance when releasing the EFL fixtures. A Friday night game at the John Smith Stadium between beaten finalists from last season’s play-offs Huddersfield and relegated Burnley will lift the curtain on the 2022-23 campaign in English football’s second …

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Weather forecast and tide times for Blackpool Beach this weekend

Blackpool Beach is the perfect destination to hang out with family and friends and provides the perfect setting to watch a glorious sunset, with views stretching across Southport, the Lake District and the Isle of Man on a clear day . However, we all know that a day by the …

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Neil Finn’s grandson ‘steals the show’ after joining Crowded House Glastonbury set

Rock band Crowded House were joined on stage by a young artist during their Glastonbury set – frontman Neil Finn’s grandson Buddy. The newest rocker, whose name has been chanted by thousands of spectators, was invited by the 64-year-old to present I Got You and pinched a microphone to sing …

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Middlesbrough’s Chris Wilder has transferred admission to former Blackburn Rovers loanee Ryan Giles

Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder has said there has been a lot of interest this summer for Ryan Giles after the former Blackburn Rovers loanee was snapped up for the upcoming season. The 22-year-old spent the second half of last campaign on loan at Rovers from Premier League Wolves. He had …

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What Burnley XI could look like on opening day; The £4m striker joins 5 new signings

Photo by VIRGINIE LEFOUR/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images It’s been a summer of change at Burnley. And not just in the canoe either. Just a week after being officially unveiled as Sean Dyche’s permanent successor, Vincent Kompany’s tenure in charge of the Clarets is set to begin with the loss …

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Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers fans brawl in pub with thrown stools and tables

Stools, tables and glasses were thrown into a Blackpool pub as chaotic scenes broke out between rival football fans. Regulars watched in disbelief as Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers fans began brawling at the Ardwick pub. According to the owner, a regular who has a learning disability was stunned amidst the …

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Lancs Motorist Told Police Absolutely Bare Wheel ‘Just Burst’

A motorist has given police an absolutely outrageous excuse after he was caught driving with a tire worn to the rim. The white Volkswagen was stopped by the Lancs Traffic Police team in Heysham, Lancashire. When questioned, it was found that the driver only had a provisional license and was …

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No private sale, use of fireworks during drought disaster declaration in effect: Bell County judge

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) – Bell County Judge David Blackburn on Wednesday, June 22, issued an order prohibiting the private and personal sale and use of fireworks without a permit issued by the Bell County Fire Marshal’s Office. “The only goal is to protect people and property. That’s the only motivation,” …

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Reality TV star sports daring ‘gender reveal’ evening wear by fashion designer Burnley

Pregnant Charlotte Crosby, who shot to fame on the hit reality show ‘Geordie Shore’, hosted a party at the rooftop bar of the Vermont Hotel in Newcastle, where it was revealed she was going having a baby girl with boyfriend Jake Ankers. Carrie Ann was a guest at the celebrity …

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Lancashire weather forecast for Wednesday as it warms Preston, Burnley, Blackpool and Blackburn

The temperature is rising again and parts of Lancashire will experience highs of 21C. Wednesday (June 22) Any clouds that lingered in the morning will dissipate, leaving almost everywhere a clear afternoon and evening. The pollen count will be very high, so those who suffer from hay fever are warned …

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Jacob Davenport reflects on ‘very, very few opportunities’ at Blackburn Rovers

Jacob Davenport has discussed leaving Rovers for the first time to admit his frustration with the lack of playing time. Rovers announced last month that they would not extend the contract of Davenport who joined the club in 2018. He managed just 36 appearances through injury at Ewood Park and …

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Blackburn’s Floors ‘n’ Carpets will pay over £130,000 after contractor falls 30ft through roof

The director of a flooring and carpeting company has been ordered to pay more than £130,000 after pleading guilty to breaching working at height regulations. This followed an incident in which a contractor fell 30ft through a skylight and suffered life-changing injuries. Lookmaan Namaji, co-director of Blackburn-based Floors ‘n’ Carpets …

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Man who ‘fell in a nightclub’ drove around Burnley Park in pursuit

An ‘appalling’ and dangerous driver who had been drinking at a nightclub drove through park trails as police chased him. Aaron George, 32, had stolen his girlfriend Lisa Barton’s Audi when the two parted ways after an argument. Continuing the case, Paul Cummings said George was seen at 6.30am on …

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Cricket Fylde: Amazing Akash but Lytham disallowed

Read more Read more Lancashire head to Blackpool after successive Blast defeats The Indian scored 113 from 86 as Lytham were slotted into North Wales and piled on 256-4 only for the home side to hang on for a draw at 192-9. Akash had scored just a single when he …

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Kieron Dyer promises to make the most of his second chance while waiting for a liver transplant

Kieron Dyer has vowed to make the most of his second chance in memory of the person who saved his life. The 43-year-old former England midfielder is in need of a liver transplant after being diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a condition that scars the bile ducts and eventually causes …

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Ex-Blackpool & Blackburn Rovers midfielder returns to Liverpool for player manager role

Former Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers midfielder Jay Spearing joined boyhood club Liverpool in a playing and coaching role. Spearing spent half of the 2015/16 campaign on loan at Rovers from Bolton Wanderers, scoring once in 15 appearances. After leaving Bolton in the summer of 2017, he moved to Bloomfield Road …

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Progression and panache – three Burnley players who could thrive under Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany will get his first glimpse of his Burnley squad in the coming days when the Clarets return for pre-season training. The team return to Gawthorpe on Monday for fitness tests, although those who have been absent on international duty will be given extra time off, with those matches …

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Blackpool is the perfect location for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 – it makes sense – Denise Evans

Blackpool is no stranger to glitz and glamour, with a bit of kitsch. So what could be more Blackpool than Eurovision? Today (17 June) it was revealed that the UK could host the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023. Traditionally, the winning nation hosts the following year’s event, but the ongoing …

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Tesco bosses see shoppers changing behavior as inflation bites

Tesco bosses have warned they are seeing ‘early signs of changing customer behaviour’ as households are squeezed by soaring inflation. Ken Murphy, the company’s managing director, pointed to “unprecedented increases” in the cost of living for customers as he pledged to further improve value for money. It came as the …

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Paul Blackburn holds Red Sox to one point in A win

BOSTON — The American League’s ERA rankings show a number of guys making a strong case for a 2022 All-Star Game bid. Alek Manoah, Shane McClanahan, Nestor Cortes, Justin Verlander. Just a few rows below them is a pitcher who is quietly having a season that could put his name …

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DIY chain Homebase set for Blackpool return after plans approved

Plans to bring a branch of DIY chain Homebase back to the Fylde coast have been cleared. The scheme, which will see the retailer take over the former Argos Store and Pets at Home store on Blackpool Retail Park, has been approved by Blackpool Council planners using delegated powers. Fylde …

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