Jerry Richter

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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Netflix-like algorithm could help guide cancer treatments, study finds

The science behind Netflix viewing habits could soon be used to guide doctors in cancer management, scientists suggest. The researchers used artificial intelligence (AI) to study and categorize the size and magnitude of changes in DNA across the genome – the complete genetic code of a cell – when cancer …

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Burnley fans revel in spotlighting Blackburn Rovers with Vincent Kompany appointment

Burnley today confirmed Vincent Kompany as the club’s new boss. The Manchester City legend has been announced as Sean Dyche’s permanent successor. The retired Belgian defender arrives at Les Clarets after leaving Anderlecht last month. The length of his contract has not been disclosed, but he will join the Clarets …

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Burnley: Jordan North faces flight delays and emergency landing

Burnley DJ, Jordan North, is in travel misery this week after facing long delays at the airport as well as a terrifying emergency landing. It comes after the Radio One presenter filmed a BBC Three show in a mysterious exotic location and also relaxed for a weekend in Spain. Speaking …

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Wheeler Yuta says transition to Blackpool Combat Club was ‘very different’, thinks Cesaro would fit in well

Wheeler Yuta had quite the best friends stint at Blackpool Combat Club, and he recently discussed the magnitude of the transition. Yuta, who is part of the AEW stable alongside Bryan Danielson, Jon Moxley and William Regal, spoke about the sudden change during a virtual signing for K&S WrestleFest. “It …

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Low-carbon insulation and heating provider eyeing rapid expansion

New LGW Hub Energy Euro Energy Group two zero A fast-growing Lancashire business that provides energy-efficient and renewable heating systems, insulation and electric vehicle charging points has signaled plans to give back to the county as it aims to double in size next year with the support of Lancashire County …

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Robert Lewandowski confirmed that a cloud of volcanic ash prevented him from joining Sam Allardyce

Not everyone’s canceled flight ends up being a sliding-door moment, but it was certainly the case for Robert Lewandowski in 2010, when he nearly made a Premier League move with Blackburn Rovers. Lewandowski looks set to leave Bayern Munich this summer, having joined them in 2014 and becoming one of …

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Premier League retained rosters as Blackburn Rovers, Burnley, PNE and Blackpool seek new signings

The Championship window is open again and as clubs seek to strengthen their squads, savvy recruitment is the order of the day. Once again, free transfers and loan deals will dominate most of the movement in the English second tier. Only those who benefit from parachute payments are likely to …

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Blackpool favorite Jordan Gabriel linked with surprise move to Championship newcomers Burnley

Read more Read more Why Blackpool’s Shayne Lavery won’t have fond memories of Northern Ireland’s second… Journalist Alan Nixon claims future new Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is targeting Gabriel as a potential replacement for Wales international Connor Roberts, who has been linked with a return to the Premier League. Kompany …

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Bolivia’s ex-interim president jailed for taking office

Bolivia’s former interim president Jeanine Anez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges related to her taking office in 2019 amid violent protests that led to the resignation and exile of her predecessor Evo Morals. Anez was found guilty by the court of dereliction of duty and …

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Met Office weekend weather for Preston, Blackpool, Blackburn, Burnley and Lancaster

The coming weekend is expected to be hot and dry for the majority of the county with some showers expected in east Lancashire. It comes after a thundering weather warning was issued by experts this week with ‘unusually strong winds for the season’ and downpours which are expected to cause …

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Cricket preview: Fleetwood flies with newcomers

Read more Read more Fylde Coast cricket: Victorious St Annes makes Flintoff proud The Broadwater club have turned to former Pakistan Test player and famed St Annes fly-half Atiq Uz-Zaman in their bid to bounce back from a bitterly disappointing 2021, which saw Fleetwood relegated from the Northern Premier League …

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“Unacceptable service” by power networks after storm Arwen

Power grids provided “unacceptable service” to thousands of customers following Storm Arwen, which left nearly a million homes without power, industry watchdog Ofgem said. 100mph winds caused widespread disruption, uprooting trees and damaging power lines, cutting power supplies from November 26 when the storm hit northern England and Scotland. In …

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Aberdeen linked with ex-Blackburn midfielder Jacob Davenport

Aberdeen linked with ex-Blackburn midfielder Jacob Davenport Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon …

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Burnley extends striker Ashley Barnes’ contract

The club have taken the year option on his contract, and Barnes will remain a Claret for the upcoming season in the Championship. Barnes, 32, was Sean Dyche’s first cash signing in January 2014, leaving Brighton for £450,000, and scored 47 goals in 248 appearances for the club, including 44 …

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Blackpool Pride 2022: when is it, who’s playing, weather, tickets and how to get there

The Pride Blackpool festival returns this weekend for the first time in three years. The one-day event on Saturday, June 11 will celebrate all things LGBTQ+ as a resort with live music and a parade. The festival was forced to hold virtual celebrations for the previous two years due to …

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Former Sony CEO Nobuyuki Idei, who led the brand’s global growth, dies at 84

Nobuyuki Idei, who led Sony from 1998 to 2005, driving its growth in the digital and entertainment sectors, has died aged 84, the company has announced. Mr. Idei died of liver failure on June 2 in Tokyo, the tech giant said in a statement. Sony Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida said …

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Classic car show owners prepare for a retro event in Burnley town center

On Saturday 10 September, the Burnley Vintage Car Show will see the town come alive with retro cars and motors. The Burnley Business Improvement District would also like to hear from motorcycle owners, as well as anyone with a vintage vehicle, who might be interested in getting involved. All people …

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Fylde Coast cricket: Victorious St Annes makes Flintoff proud

Read more Read more Blackpool cricket captain Paul Danson wary of St Annes ‘dark horses’ Opener Tom Higson slammed 65 from 52 (10 fours and two sixes) to propel St Annes to a nine-wicket home victory over bottom club Vernon Carus, needing just 17 overs to amass a winning total …

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Cambodians vote in local elections amid intimidation and threats

Cambodians headed to the polls on Sunday in local elections which are their first chance to vote since longtime Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party won a 2018 general election that was widely criticized as unfair. Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party is poised for yet another easy victory after what …

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Possible Everton transfer targets on relegated teams

With the 2021-22 season over, three teams will leave the Premier League after being relegated – Burnley, Watford and Norwich City. Everton were sorely lacking in quality in several places on the pitch and it’s possible some gems exist on those sides that could definitely improve the Blues. The editorial …

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Princess Royal feeds penguins during zoo visit

The Princess Royal fed penguins and met young Ukrainian refugees during a visit to Edinburgh Zoo. She and her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, are in Scotland’s capital as members of the Royal Family tour the nations of the UK over the long weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum …

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Man City prospect Taylor Harwood-Bellis claims England U21 amid Burnley and Celtic links

Manchester City prospect Taylor Harwood-Bellis says he “enjoys” the captaincy responsibilities he takes on with the England U21s. The Young Lions are preparing for four European Championship qualifiers in June, with City’s Harwood-Bellis leading them against the Czech Republic, Albania, Kosovo and Slovenia. Harwood-Bellis was ever-present in the Championship with …

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Fylde Coast businesses focus on mental health with free seminar offer

Businesses have joined the pioneering initiative supported by the Fylde Coast Responsible Business Network to ensure employees in the region are fully supported for their mental health. As charities and other organizations continue to report an increase in mental health issues in society, the network is also providing practical support …

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Stewart Downing opens up on coaching Blackburn Rovers and his future ambitions

Former Blackburn Rovers winger Stewart Downing has opened up about his coaching ambitions after starting his badges at Ewood Park. Downing left Rovers at the end of his contract last summer and retired from the game altogether. After a stellar career, the 37-year-old now has ambitions to prove himself in …

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Archbishop of York visits Whalley Abbey, Burnley College and Ghausia Mosque

The Archbishop’s journey through the diocese took him to Burnley, Whalley, Blackburn, Lancaster and the Fylde coast. Archbishop Stephen said: “I had a fantastic weekend in Lancashire – there is much to celebrate and give thanks. Thanks to everyone involved. My prayer is that we be confident in sharing our …

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Cost of living: 10 spending areas Blackpool bargain hunters can haggle over price

With the expensive cost of living, it’s always worth trying to get the best deal possible – and sometimes a little haggling can go a long way! If you want to take advantage of these ‘invisible’ deals, here are 10 areas where you can negotiate the price, courtesy of OnlineMoneyAdvisor.co.uk …

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How can a Conservative prime minister be ousted?

More Tory MPs have tabled a letter of no confidence in Boris Johnson, as calls for his resignation as prime minister continue. Conservatives Andrew Bridgen and Elliot Colburn confirmed on Monday that they had delivered letters of censure, joining a growing number of colleagues. It comes as reports of potentially …

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Astros vs. Athletics Prediction and Odds for Monday 30th May (Paul Blackburn Day

The 20-30 Oakland Athletics host the Houston Astros 30-18 at 4:07 p.m. EST today after both teams snapped short losing streaks yesterday. Houston’s offense is in real trouble, scoring two or less in each of its last four games. They’ll send Framber Valdez to the mound today in hopes of …

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach: Full list of roller coasters, height restrictions and ride info ahead of Jubilee Bank Holiday

Blackpool Pleasure Beach will turn red, white and blue over the four-day bank holiday weekend as it celebrates Her Majesty’s 70-year reign. Dubbed the “Jubilation Celebration,” the events will take place at the park from Thursday, June 2 through Sunday, June 5. As a bonus, the park will open late …

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Vincent Kompany eyes Swoop for Manchester City and England defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis amid Burnley managerial links

Vincent Kompany is believed to be set to be appointed as Burnley’s next head coach after the Lancashire side were relegated to the Championship on the final day of the Premier League campaign last week. After leaving Manchester City at the end of a historic season that saw the Blues …

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Rural Scots ‘forgotten’ in Chancellor’s energy cut programme, says Labor

Scots living in rural homes are facing a ‘tsunami of poverty’ amid rising heating costs, as Scottish Labor demands clarification on energy rebates for ‘off-grid’ properties. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a package of measures to help tackle the cost of living crisis, including a £400 energy bill rebate in …

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Six Burnley players on international duty in June

Connor Roberts and Wayne Hennessey will face the most important fixture, with a crucial World Cup qualifying play-off against winners Scotland and Ukraine (Cardiff, Sunday June 5, 5:00 p.m.), as well as four the UEFA Nations League against Poland (Wednesday 1 June, 5 p.m.), Belgium (Saturday 11 June, 7:45 p.m.), …

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Mobility scooters: free insurance and two-year warranties

Ableworld can provide peace of mind with free insurance and two-year warranties A 2018 report from the National Audit Office found that the program provided “excellent service” and “remarkable levels of satisfaction”, but raised concerns about its “substantial cash surpluses” and very high executive rewards. Ableworld can offer customers peace …

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Whitworth students win two trampoline titles

TALENTED trampolinists from Whitworth Community High School won team gold and silver titles in a district competition. The competition was open to Rossendale High Schools and was held in the movement room at Valley Leadership Academy in Stacksteads and five of the team members also scored the most points. The …

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New Baltimore police sergeant wins leadership award – The Voice

A New Baltimore police sergeant is praised for his leadership and dedication after completing a demanding 10-week management program. sergeant. Randy Blackburn, a 20-year veteran of the department, recently graduated from the Police Command and Staff School at the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. In addition to this achievement, …

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The trainee detective is back on track with Burnley parkrun after battling bowel cancer and the threat of losing his leg

And he’s just happy to be here after two turbulent years where Chris, a detective in criminal training, had to battle bowel cancer and the threat of losing his leg. Chris started running in 1996 and his personal parkrun best is 21 minutes and 10 seconds. He is one of …

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Ex-Blackpool loanee dubbed ‘king of the play-offs’ after helping Sunderland reach the Championship

Read more Read more Blackpool rekindle interest in Man City winger and ex-Bournemouth loanee but… The former Blackpool loanee scored Sunderland’s first goal in their 2-0 win over Wycombe Wanderers in the League One play-off final on Saturday. Register to our daily newsletter Embleton made a big impact at Bloomfield …

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200 bodies found in Mariupol basement, Ukrainian authorities say

Workers digging through the rubble of a building in Mariupol have found 200 bodies in the basement, Ukrainian authorities have said, as new horrors are revealed in the crumbling city that has seen some of the worst suffering of the war of three months. The bodies were decomposing and the …

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Blackburn shopping center sold for £40m | North West Real Estate News

A shopping center in Blackburn, home to Boots, Costa, JD and Next, among others, has been sold for £40million. Capital & Regional, the UK’s convenience and community-focused shopping center REIT, has exchanged contracts for the sale of The Mall to the retail arm of the Adhan Group of companies. The …

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Burnley fans fear bleak future with player departures and debts to repay | Burnley

VSCertainties at Turf Moor are rare. The fact that they will start next season in the Second Division after their loss to Newcastle on Sunday relegated them to the Championship after six years in the Premier League is pretty much the only thing Burnley knows for sure. They have no …

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Fylde Coast YMCA and Heartbeat team up to offer cardiovascular sessions

Sessions will be available at the St Annes YMCA in St Albans Road on Tuesdays and Thursdays from the end of May, either by referral from a healthcare professional or by self-referral, and it is hoped to expand to other sites of the YMCA. “We are delighted to be working …

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Blackburn Rovers recruitment: possibility of moving the goalkeeper

Compared to the summers of 2019 and 2020, things have been more serene on the Rovers goalkeeping front lately. This theme is expected to continue into 2022. Thomas Kaminski has been Rovers’ undisputed No.1 since joining from KAA Gent in 2020 and signing a new three-year deal, which is likely …

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Blackburn Rovers: Bradley Dack prepares for vital summer

Bradley Dack is preparing for his first pre-season in three years and knows the importance of this summer. Dack’s last two summers have been spent recovering from cruciate ligament injuries in his knee, but fitness will remain a focus for the Rovers talisman in a bid to get in the …

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Why iconic Mamma’s restaurant in Topping Street in Blackpool was reopened by former Mafia queen and Amazon Prime star Merisa Merico

The iconic Mamma’s Ristorante on Topping Street was established by Guiliano Giacomini in 1980 and has become a mainstay of the city’s food scene. Today, after two years of closure, it is once again open to the public with new owners, renovated premises and a renewed menu. Lee and Claire …

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Hygiene note for Wetherspoons in Blackburn

Wetherspoons is a popular pub chain known for its cheap and cheerful food and drink with a pub in Blackburn. There’s usually a “Spoons” nearby, so if you fancy a meal or a few drinks when you’re on the go, you don’t have to go far. But with every restaurant …

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Marsch plans to stay even if Leeds can’t ‘overtake’ Burnley in relegation battle

Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch has said he expects to stay with the club if the Whites can ‘overtake’ Burnley in the Premier League relegation battle. Marsch inherited a struggling side from Elland Road favorite Marcelo Bielsa and was unable to turn their fortunes around, with Leeds sitting 18th due …

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Jack Grealish praises Blackpool starlet Jake Daniels for his decision to come out as gay

Jack Grealish has praised Blackpool starlet Jake Daniels for his decision to come out as gay. Daniels has become the first professional footballer in over 30 years to go public with his sexuality. It’s a brave move on the part of the 17-year-old, especially considering the difficulties faced by the …

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MP for Burnley calls for more foreign criminals to be deported

An East Lancashire MP has condemned lawyers and MPs who blocked the deportation of 105 foreign criminals. Burnley Tory backbench Antony Higginbotham intervened in a debate in the House of Commons after Home Secretary Tom Pursglove made a statement revealing a flight to Jamaica this week was intended to transport …

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Blackburn College celebrates the launch of 2022 – Enquirer Democrat

Dr. James Bray, with College Mace, led the ceremony procession, followed by two students carrying the banner of Blackburn College’s seal and the American flag. Enquirer~Democrat Photo by Erin Sanson. By ERIN SANSONInvestigator ~ Democratic Reporter Blackburn College celebrated its 153rd class on Saturday. May 14. Dr. James Bray, College …

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Burnley must use recent lessons learned in Aston Villa clash – Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson will be hoping Burnley can show the lessons they learned from their recent encounter with Aston Villa when they travel to Birmingham for Thursday’s crucial clash. Exceptionally, the two league meetings between the clubs take place in a fortnight, and the Clarets will have to put in a …

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Football will support openly gay Blackpool striker Jake Daniels, says Liverpool boss Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised Blackpool striker Jake Daniels after the 17-year-old publicly came out as gay earlier this week. Speaking after the Reds beat Southampton 2-0 on Tuesday, Klopp took time out of his post-match press conference to comment on the “courageous” announcement made by Daniels, who is …

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Hyndburn Council boss accused of sending ‘Islamophobic’ email

A FORMER Labor Board boss has been accused of sending a ‘racist and Islamophobic’ email. Cllr Miles Parkinson, who sensationally quit the party in March saying it was ‘unpleasant, bullying and vindictive’ but remains Hyndburn council leader as an independent, does not deny sending the e -email in February 2014. …

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Ex-Blackburn Rovers boss Paul Ince wins extended stay at Reading

Paul Ince has earned the permanent managerial position at Reading. The former Rovers boss returned to management with the Championship side in February, ending an eight-year spell out of the game, as he replaced Veljko Paunovic on an interim basis. Ince won four and drew three of his first 11 …

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Blackpool mum accused of lazy by trolls for taking three consecutive maternity leaves

A mum has exposed online trolls after revealing she was planning to take three consecutive maternity leaves. Hebe Axon, from Blackpool, has been targeted on social media after revealing her third pregnancy; the timing of which would see her take three consecutive periods of mat leave in a row after …

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Eurovision winners Kalush Orchestra will celebrate “post-war” in Ukraine

The lead singer of Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra says the folk rap group will celebrate winning the Eurovision Song Contest “after the war”. The act had been the competition’s favorite since the invasion, prompting organizers to ban the competition from Russia. Following their victory in Turin, Italy, after a powerful rendition …

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Blackburn: National Festival of Making set to return in June

A FREE family festival will return to East Lancashire for its fourth edition in a month. Venues and spaces in Blackburn town center are gearing up to host a series of events, performances and workshops that celebrate the making on Saturday 11th June and Sunday 12th June. What’s new ? …

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Spurs v Burnley – how to watch, team news, key info

It’s our last home game of the season on Sunday as Burnley arrive at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – and it’s all to play for! With two games to play, we are just one point behind Arsenal in fourth place and a positive result against the Clarets would put pressure …

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Belleva guest house in Blackpool. A true story of hope and courage against all odds.

Belleva is an adults-only guest house located in Blackpool, UK, central to all local attractions. Completely renovated using local artisans, materials and artifacts. The guest house is a haven for fundraising and community outreach, eclectic decor and homemade crafts. A house with a difference. To offer fresh and dynamic ideas …

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‘We feel safe here’: Ukrainian refugees meet PM in Downing Street

Ukrainian families who have been housed in the UK under refugee schemes have said they ‘felt safe here’ after meeting Boris Johnson in Downing Street. The Prime Minister welcomed a group of around 10 refugees to the official residence in central London. Some members of the group had been housed …

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Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn takes aim at NBA for scheduling pre-season game in UAE

Make sense.Drawing: Shutterstock Conservative politics and professional sports leagues have long been intertwined. However, this attitude has changed since the Trump era. Now, more Republicans despise the NFL than ever, according to an LA Times/SurveyMonkey poll conducted earlier this year. Although they watch it on Sundays, their changing opinions stem …

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Burnley College headmaster’s mom’s brave inspiration for him to take on the ultra marathon challenge to raise money for the hospital that saved his life

David Lord, director of construction at the college, was joined by his colleagues Simon Jordan, deputy director, Solomon Whittaker, program manager and Paul Whittaker, student services manager, to take on the challenge. They took part in the 50-mile ultra-marathon over Yorkshire’s Three Peaks to raise money for the stroke unit …

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This is why Timmy Mallett is cycling through Blackpool today

PEOPLE on the Lancashire coast might catch a glimpse of legendary TV presenter, Timmy Mallett, today as he continues his cycling and painting tour of the country. Timmy, best known for presenting children’s programs Wacaday and The Wide Awake Club, today cycles between Southport and Blackpool and encouraged locals to …

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Burnley plumber wins special recognition at Pride of Manchester Awards

BURNLEY’s hometown hero has again been recognized for his service to the city, picking up a gong at the Pride of Manchester Awards yesterday. The awards were back and in person to honor the unsung heroes of Lancashire and Greater Manchester and to celebrate ordinary people who have done extraordinary …

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Sheffield United love Blackburn Rovers midfielder Joe Rothwell

The summer months are approaching when transfer talks are rife and Sheffield United are already linked with a move for Joe Rothwell. The Blackburn Rovers midfielder is out of contract this summer and free to leave. The Rovers had a stellar opening a few months into the season, but ultimately …

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Frank Lampard and Jesse Marsch agree on Burnley ahead of crucial Everton and Leeds United games

Frank Lampard and Jesse Marsch have both referenced Burnley ahead of a crucial midweek run of fixtures in the Premier League relegation battle. The Clarets aren’t in action until the weekend when they visit Tottenham, but relegation rivals Leeds United and Everton face Chelsea and Watford respectively and could put …

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Chelsea’s Dujon Sterling bids farewell at end of Blackpool loan

Read more Read more Marvin Ekpiteta is your winner of The Gazette’s Blackpool FC Player of the Season… Sterling has battled with Jordan Gabriel for the right-back position this season, making 25 appearances in all competitions. Register to our daily newsletter Although his loan spell was not officially cut short, …

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The £184million EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs on Tuesday

The UK’s biggest lottery winner could be crowned on Tuesday with a £184million EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs. The fortune of the winning ticket holder would instantly exceed that of footballers Harry Kane (£33m) and Paul Pogba (£64m) combined. The jackpot would buy four Caribbean islands, with a few million …

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Leading the Charge of Change

washington d.c. – Tennesseans are feeling the negative effects of the highest rates of inflation we have seen in more than four decades. I hear from many east Tennessee farmers saying they have to raise the prices of their produce to stay afloat and the owners are struggling to make …

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Newcastle United suffer double injury ahead of Arsenal and Burnley games

Newcastle United are set to be without two key players for the remaining fixtures against Arsenal and Burnley. Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. Newcastle United midfield pair Jonjo Shelvey and Joe Willock are likely to miss the rest of the campaign. Following the Magpies’ 5-0 loss to Manchester City, head …

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Comedian Rob Beckett’s rescheduled show, Wallop! will come to the Grand Theater in Blackpool

Before Covid, 130,000 people had bought tickets for his WALLOP! standing show From August the national tour will resume in earnest, with a series of dates rescheduled across the country, including May 28 at the Grand Theater in Blackpool. During the crisis, Rob kept busy with his wildly popular Parenting …

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Brighton humiliate Manchester United with dominant four-goal thrashing

Manchester United players were subjected to chants of ‘you’re not fit to wear the shirt’ from their own fans as their faint hopes of Champions League qualification were dashed by a 4-0 win at Brighton. Goals from Moises Caicedo, Marc Cucurella, Pascal Gross and Leandro Trossard humbled United and ensured …

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Blackburn Rovers team news as Tony Mowbray makes full debut against Birmingham City

Tony Mowbray has made three changes for his final Blackburn Rovers game. James Brown is making his full debut for the club after signing from League of Ireland side Drogheda in January. Mowbray confirmed players on loan and those out of contract would not feature at St Andrew’s and he …

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Blackpool: Five charged in investigation into abuse of stroke patients | UK News

Five health workers have been charged with a series of criminal offenses in a major police investigation into allegations of mistreatment of stroke patients in hospital. The charges were announced more than three years after police were contacted by the Blackpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation in November 2018 over concerns …

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Countdowns begin for Scotland’s 32 local authorities

Counts are set to begin in Scotland’s 32 local authorities as the country awaits the outcome of local elections on Thursday. The results are expected to be delivered throughout Friday afternoon, with some 1,227 councilors up for election. The counting centers in each communal area will use an electronic counting …

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TN Senator Marsha Blackburn unearthed a dastardly plot to pack SCOTUS…with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Senator Marsha Blackburn has an active fantasy life. And not just on Twitter! Mexican drug cartels are using the Chinese platform TikTok to recruit young Americans into the drug trade across our southern border. — Senator Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) May 4, 2022 Hmmm, okay.* The Tennessee Republican gave an EXCLUSIVE …

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Burnley: Plumber helping the elderly for free wins Local Hero Award

An east Lancashire plumber who started a charity to help the elderly and vulnerable – which has been championed by Hugh Grant – has been named the winner of the 2022 SGS Engineering Local Hero Award. Earlier this year, UK residents were asked to nominate ‘hero’ artisans in their area …

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The Burnley artist captures footage of a man swimming in the Irish Sea in Blackpool moments before he was rescued by the RNLI

Janet Whitley was quietly having a drink on the North Pier, snapping pictures of the sunset, when she suddenly spotted the man. She said: “I saw something dancing in the water and then I realized it was a man. “I couldn’t believe it at first because he was quite far …

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Football rumours: Romelu Lukaku pushes back interest amid Chelsea frustration

Despite being pushed to the sidelines by Thomas Tuchel in recent months, the Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has no interest in joining AC Milan or Newcastle – the latter being one of the few teams able to afford his salary and transfer fee. The Evening Standard report that the 28-year-old …

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[email protected] Blackburn returns for second season

Published on Tuesday May. 3, 2022, 10:39 Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] [email protected] Blackburn has announced the lineup for its Summer Series of …

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‘Of Everton, Burnley and Leeds United, Leeds most deserve to stay on their feet’

Leeds United were called the “most deserving” team to stay in the premier league ahead of relegation rivals Everton and Burnley. Frank Lampard’s side are still in the bottom three, but now a point behind Burnley and Leeds with a game less. Norwich City are already down and Watford’s chances …

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Family film Blackpool terror after confronting thugs trying to steal a car – who then swing BATS at dad

A family visiting Blackpool over the bank holiday weekend have described their ‘nightmare’ after the father confronted two men trying to rob their car. David Rakotoson, 34, had traveled to Blackpool with his wife, sister and baby girl on Saturday April 30 to spend some time together at Sandcastle Water …

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