Blackburn

The serial stalker could not be stopped

A serial stalker continued to send love letters and make apologetic phone calls to his latest victim while in prison at the time. Lee Blackburn, who has previously been convicted of stalking several women in the north and northeast, bombarded his former partner with communications from Inverness Prison. Tax MP …

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Barr looks back on a season full of progress – News

Billy Barr admits he can only think positively about 2020-21 after an impressive campaign for the development team in the Premier League 2 Division 1. Barr’s side finished the season in fourth place after a consistent tenure in the top tier of development football. There have been plenty of eye-catching …

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Blackburn and Darwen, Burnley, Rossendale and Preston see the biggest increases, with daily cases nearly doubling the day before in Lancashire

There have now been 99,177 confirmed cases in the Lancashire County Council area since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest government data released today (May 22). Meanwhile, the total in Lancashire, including Blackpool and Blackburn and Darwen, now stands at 127,422. How many cases of coronavirus are …

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EFL clubs launch mental health awareness week – news

EFL will today see its clubs, CCOs and their communities “Mile For Mind” to mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs May 10-16. As part of EFL’s “ On Your Side ” partnership with Mind, people of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take a “ Mile …

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Promethean: Blackburn firm awarding up to £ 60,000 in prizes

A Blackburn-based global education company is giving schools the chance to win up to £ 60,000 in prizes. Promethean, based on Whitebirk Industrial Estate, Lower Philips Road, produces educational software and competes to give schools the chance to share their most innovative and imaginative educational stories. To enter the competition, …

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Habitat for Humanity buys Blackburn’s in New Boston

NEW BOSTON – Habitat for Humanity in Scioto County only works through donations, recycling and sometimes a grant. Yet, with many hours of research and work, they plan to offer more in their new location. With the purchase of the Blackburn building in New Boston, HFH will open its doors …

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Blackburn partners with Cristo Rey

CARLINVILLE – Blackburn College on Tuesday announced a new partnership with the Cristo Rey Network, a system of 37 career-focused high schools across the country. Blackburn has become a national university partner with Cristo Rey, ensuring that all graduates of the Cristo Rey network have access to the academic, social …

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Mary Beth Blackburn | Obituary

Mary Beth Blackburn, 56, of Portage, PA died at her home on Friday, April 30, 2021 after a three-year trip with cancer. She was born on January 13, 1965 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Gary W. and Stella F. (McBrayer) Ausbun. Mary Beth is survived by her husband Jeffrey A. …

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New blackburn church hall plan for housing development

A downtown Victorian church could have a new church hall. The two-story brick building is designed to accommodate residents of newer subdivisions nearby. It would replace an existing one-story lobby built in the early 1970s. The Parish Church Council of St Luke’s Church in Bank Top, Blackburn, has applied for …

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