5 things we learned from this weekend’s Premier League action

Everton gave themselves a Premier League lifeline by beating Chelsea on a dramatic day at Goodison Park. It’s like you’re top of the table and in the hunt for a top four spot as title contenders Manchester City and Liverpool both won, as did Champions League contenders Arsenal and Tottenham. …

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Everton love Burnley defender James Tarkowski

The defender is out of contract at the end of the season EVERTON are reportedly interested in signing Burnley defender James Tarkowski during the summer. Tarkowski is out of contract at the end of the season and has been linked with a move away from Turf Moor. The Toffees are …

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Blackpool is keen to resolve contract deliberations as soon as possible

Read more Read more No new injury concerns for Blackpool ahead of the final home game of the season against… Register to our daily newsletter Grant Ward, meanwhile, is also coming to the end of his contract, although there is no clause to extend. Asked if much progress has been …

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Rebekah Vardy backtracks on leaked Coleen Rooney stories

Rebekah Vardy has seemingly backtracked on leaked Coleen Rooney stories, admitting her agent may have been the source. In 2019, Ms Rooney accused Ms Vardy of leaking ‘false stories’ about her private life to the media following a month-long ‘undercover operation’. The wife of former England star Wayne Rooney was …

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Blackburn local elections with Darwen end with new council leader guaranteed

The main interest in Blackburn local elections with Darwen Borough Council is not whether Labor will retain control of the council, but who will be its leader. It would take almost a political miracle for the Conservatives to gain power in the borough. With Labor convinced the Conservative vote is …

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Forwards will be crucial, admits Jackson

But caretaker boss Mike Jackson believes his attacking group will be crucial to his side’s survival hopes in the remaining five games. Under Jackson, the team scored four goals in three games, having failed to find the net in five of their previous six outings. Wout Weghorst scored at West …

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Why AEW’s Blackpool Combat Club is so perfect

In just over a month, AEW’s Blackpool Combat Club has become one of the most popular and intriguing activities in AEW and perhaps the company. It’s the kind of light in a bottle you can’t make. Not only does it have among its members two of the most popular veterans …

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Lancashire mobilizes to support households participating in the Homes for Ukraine program

Lancashire County Council has worked with district councils, the NHS and various other organizations to support people fleeing war through the UK government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme. The program, which launched in March, encourages members of the public to offer rooms in their homes to families and individuals in Ukraine. …

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Education officials visit Blackburn College’s EV training center

Blackburn College has invited Department for Education officials to take a first look at its new Hybrid Electric Automotive Training Center (HEAT), which is due to open later this year. HEAT is part of the £1.3million Lancashire Automotive Skills Accelerator project, which will fill the skills gap in low-carbon vehicle …

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The risky call that could keep Burnley in the Premier League

BURNLEY, ENGLAND – APRIL 24: Burnley’s Matej Vydra celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal … [+] during the Premier League match between Burnley and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Turf Moor on April 24, 2022 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) Getty Images As the decisions went, it was …

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A Cleveleys man, 28, texted his boyfriend ‘I think I’m going to die here’ before he collapsed and died in the waiting room at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Lukasz Pastuszak, 28, was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital on October 3, 2021 after starting to have chest pain at around 4.30pm that day. He was placed in a waiting room at A&E and told to alert a staff member if his condition worsened. However, there was no nurse or …

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Warren Buffett plans final private auction for charity lunch

A chance to secure a spot at what is thought to be the world’s most expensive lunch is offered again this spring when investor Warren Buffett auctions off a private meal to raise money for a charity to California’s homeless one last time. Mr Buffett, who is CEO of Berkshire …

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Liverpool continue run with derby win, Burnley add to Everton woes

Origi on target again against Everton Burnley leave the relegation zone, Everton arrive Chelsea score last-minute winner against West Ham April 24 (Reuters) – Liverpool won the Merseyside derby 2-0 on Sunday to come within a point of Premier League leaders Manchester City and push neighbors Everton into the relegation …

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Cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Blackpool, Preston, Lancaster, Blackburn and Burnley on April 24

Given the current cost of living crisis, it has rarely been more important to make sure you get a good deal on necessary expenses. If you have to drive to work, school, or elsewhere, gas prices are one area where you can save a lot of money by choosing where …

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PrettyLittleThing is launching the perfect Airport Outfit collection for summer vacation in 2022

With the sun making an appearance this week, you might be tempted to book a vacation. If you’re looking to take a break but aren’t quite ready for the airport, look no further. PrettyLittleThing has launched a collection of airport outfits so you can feel good when you travel. The …

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Liam Gallagher: All warned to seek cash from Blackburn charity gig

A WARNING has been issued to anyone tempted to buy tickets for Liam Gallagher’s concert in Blackburn on April 27. The winners were notified this morning (April 23), but already some people have been looking to make a profit by trying to sell the tickets at inflated prices online. A …

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Every word Ralph Hasenhuttl said about Brighton, Southampton’s top ten prospects and Burnley critics

It should be a quick turnaround for Ralph Hasenhuttl and his Southampton side as they prepare to face Brighton this weekend. The Saints travel to the Amex Stadium on Sunday afternoon, less than 72 hours after their match at Burnley ended, with Southampton now seeking an answer to a poor …

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Blackpool Aldi shoppers horrified after opening steak and beer pies covered in black mold

A Blackpool dad has shared his family’s ‘horrific’ experience after claiming his 21-year-old son found food covered in black mold just days after buying it from Aldi. Peter Mowbray, a practitioner in the operating department at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, was preparing to travel to Mallorca with his wife, Louise, last …

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Israeli police storm Jerusalem holy site after stone throwing

Israeli police in full riot gear stormed a sensitive Jerusalem holy site sacred to Jews and Muslims after Palestinian youths threw rocks at a gate where they were stationed. The renewed violence at the site came despite Israel’s temporary halt to Jewish visits, which had been seen by Palestinians as …

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SEN to give 15-year-old Max Becker the chance to co-host a children’s sports show with Ellie Blackburn

Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) will offer aspiring media presenter Max Becker the opportunity of a lifetime, with the 15-year-old to co-host ‘The Kid’s Edition’ show alongside the AFLW star Ellie Blackburn. “The Kid’s Edition” will air every Sunday starting May 1 from 8-9 a.m. on 1116 SEN, with kids encouraged …

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Premier League news live updates: team news and updates on Burnley’s next manager after Dyche sacking

April 21, 2022 at 9:56 a.m. EDT No new injury for Tottenham Tottenham face Brentford on Saturday. With Arsenal now level on points with Antonio Conte’s side, every game is a must win. Luckily for Spurs, they have no new injuries ahead of the weekend. Holly Percival· Junior Editor, News …

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How Gary Madine has helped mentor Jake Beesley since joining Blackpool

Read more Read more Blackpool boss Neil Critchley provides update on Jordan Ga… Register to our daily newsletter Head coach Neil Critchley admits Beesley has had to remain patient over the past three months, having been sidelined by Madine’s excellent form. Despite the fierce competition, Beesley and Madine have struck …

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Metropolitan Police problems ‘not a few bad apples’, chief admits

Acting Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Stephen House admitted cultural issues within the force are ‘not a few bad apples’. Giving evidence to the select Home Affairs Committee, Sir Stephen, who temporarily heads Britain’s largest police force, said efforts were being made to root out unacceptable behavior “as quickly as possible”. …

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Reminisce: Heroes of the War of 1812 linked to Lima

The old general died early in May 1858. “Death found him in a vigorous old age”, writes the Western Gazette of Lima, “like an old oak still green”. William Blackburn was buried “with martial rites” on May 8, 1858, “followed to the grave by an immense concourse of citizens – …

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Here are the top 10 things parents feel judged for

Seven in 10 parents feel ‘judged’ on a regular basis – from how they chose to give birth, to how they now feed their child and how they entertain them. A study of 2,000 parents of children aged 0-3 found that moms and dads feel like others form opinions of …

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Blackpool Council is looking for School Patrollers

Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021 Blackpool Council is looking to fill 6 vacancies for School Crossing Patrol Officers who can make it safer for children and parents to cross busy roads. Each position is paid and offers community-minded people the opportunity to earn extra income and play an active …

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Piers Morgan says Good Morning Britain’s exit on Meghan’s comments was a ‘prank’

Piers Morgan says his departure from ITV over comments about the Duchess of Sussex was a ‘farce’ as he prepares to launch brand new news channel TalkTV. The channel will launch with shows from Morgan, Sharon Osbourne and Tom Newton Dunn on Monday, April 25. The former tabloid editor Morgan …

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When bins will be collected on Bank Holiday Monday in Burnley, Blackburn, Blackpool, Preston, Lancaster

As the Easter weekend draws to a close, we are still trying to figure out which supermarkets are open, what time they are open and when everything is back to normal. For many of us in Lancashire, Monday is bin collection day, but with Monday (April 18) being a bank …

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Arteta, Moyes, Hodgson – Premier League managers preview Sean Dyche’s Burnley exit

BURNLEY’S decision to part ways with Sean Dyche has shocked the footballing world, but what have his coaching counterparts said? “I’m hugely surprised. I don’t know what happened behind the scenes, but looking from the outside and as Brentford’s head coach, there’s a lot we can learn from. a club …

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Blackburn Rovers fans react to ’embarrassing’ loss to Peterborough United

ROVERS squandered a lead again as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at relegation-threatened Peterborough. Tony Mowbray’s men were down to 10 at half-time when Tayo Edun received a second yellow card. Ben Brereton broke the deadlock 13 minutes from time but the hosts hit back through Sammie Szmodics and Jack …

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Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC take on Blackburn in the Northern Premier League

Match report edited by Alexander Candlin speaking to David Higson. KIRKBY Lonsdale returned to action at Ramsgreave Drive where they took on league heavyweights Blackburn. The top Northern Premier League side had enjoyed a string of success during the season and Kirkby was determined to give them a challenge. Kirkby, …

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Everton and Leeds United Premier League run-in stats that offer Burnley a lifeline

Burnley’s run-in in the Premier League offers the Clarets a lifeline with data showing Sean Dyche’s side have a significantly better fixture list in the final weeks of the campaign. The Clarets are 18th in the table and four points from safety after a weekend loss to the basement boys …

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Blackpool hopes for another bumper summer season

And hopes are pinned on a return to business tourism which has fallen victim to the pandemic shutdowns and been badly missed, with its comeback sparked by the new Winter Gardens conference centre. Claire Smith of hotelier group StayBlackpool was speaking at the group’s recent trade show in the Empress …

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Burnley advisers approve controversial hospital parking lot

A HOSPITAL will get a new temporary car park with 160 spaces on a nearby recreation ground, despite the objections of local residents. It will be provided to Burnley General Teaching Hospital after advisers approve the scheme. East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has obtained planning permission from Burnley Council for …

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AMERICAN THEATER | Benedict Lombe’s ‘Lava’ wins 2022 Blackburn Prize

NEW YORK CITY: British playwright Benedict Lombe received the 2022 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for his first play, Wash. Awarded annually since 1978, the award is the oldest and largest prize honoring female, transgender and non-binary playwrights who have written outstanding works for English-language theatre. This is the first time …

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Visitor center at historic Burnley Mill complex to reopen

THE visitor center at the heart of a historic cotton mill complex is set to reopen this weekend. The Weavers Triangle hub in Manchester Road, Burnley, opens for the 2022 season on Easter Saturday April 16. Burnley Mayor, Councilor Mark Townsend, accompanied by Leader of Council, Cllr Afrasiab Anwar and …

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Lancashire planning apps this week including Five Guys and Blackpool Tower

In Lancashire, local authority planning departments deal with new applications every week. Applications are usually only submitted after a period of initial discussions with the agent and range from small extensions and alterations to historic buildings to major developments and demolitions. These will then be decided privately by individual officers …

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Ryan Reynolds backs campaign to bring Wrexham to Wembley

Hollywood actor and Wrexham owner Ryan Reynolds has pledged to bring a top club to Wembley for his side’s final FA Trophy appearance. The 45-year-old Hollywood star and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia creator Rob McElhenney took 100% ownership of the National League team in February 2021. Since then, the …

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Leeds: Ian Poveda makes trip to Blackburn Rovers

Leeds United winger Ian Poveda was at Ewood Park on Saturday to watch Blackburn Rovers. The truths: the absence of Poveda Poveda signed for Rovers over the summer on a season-long loan deal but has been out of action since November after undergoing ankle surgery. The 22-year-old, whom Noel Whelan …

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Burnley TikTok businessman goes viral for his helicopter videos

A Burnley businessman is going viral after sharing TikTok videos of how to fly a helicopter. Dave Fishwick, who goes by the handle Bank of Dave on his social media accounts, has taken to the social media platform to teach people all about helicopters. One video in particular, with Dave …

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Report: Rovers 1-1 Blackpool | rovers.co.uk

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

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Shooter Accused Of Stealing Lady Gaga’s Dogs Won’t Get Out Of Jail

A gunman accused of shooting and seriously injuring Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stealing her two French bulldogs has been mistakenly released from prison. James Jackson, 19, was facing an attempted murder charge when he was released from Los Angeles County Jail on Wednesday “due to a clerical error,” the …

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‘Reckless parking’ on Nelson Street could block emergency vehicles

Bradley Ward Labor Councilor and Pendle County Deputy Mayor. Mohammad Sakib and County Coun. Mohammed Iqbal MBE, said the parking issues on Victory Close needed to be resolved urgently. Com. Sakib said he was disappointed that despite years of lobbying by residents and councillors, the county council “did not seem …

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Blackpool have predicted a line-up against Blackburn Rovers as Jake Beesley could make the Seasiders’ first start

Blackpool will quickly want to put defeat to Preston North End behind them and another Lancashire derby is the perfect platform to do that. Blackburn Rovers will host Neil Critchley’s side at Ewood Park as Tony Mowbray’s men look to get into the final stages of the campaign to get …

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Aintree gears up for day two of the Grand National Festival

The second day of the Grand National Festival takes place on Friday The action on the track begins at 1:45 p.m. and ends at 5:15 p.m. We’ve previewed the action with our race-by-race guide, with showers expected on the track. Today’s tips are courtesy of RacingStars the home of the …

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Serious police failures contributed to the death of Kelly Hartigan-Burns

“Serious and significant” police misconduct contributed to the death of Kelly Hartigan-Burns, a jury has found. An inquest, which has been going on for five weeks, learned how the 35-year-old suffered from an episode of mental health on December 3, 2016. The jury spent two days conferring before reaching the …

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‘Rooster’ to remember at Blackburn’s Night at Museum

The BLACKBURN Museum will host the 11th Night at the Museum tonight hosted by promoter and music lover Pete Eastwood. The annual event has seen some big names in the music world come to Blackburn to give an intimate performance in this unlikely setting. Previous headliners have included Nick Heyward …

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Maxwel Cornet pounces late for Burnley to pile misery on endangered Everton | premier league

The last time Everton weren’t in the top flight, Winston Churchill was Prime Minister. Always present among the elite since 1954, they have never been in such difficulty since. Now, with Manchester United, Leicester, Liverpool and Chelsea next door, a club that had Champions League aspirations could soon find itself …

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Blackpool Easter Events: Peter Rabbit, Tower Circus, ENSO, Alice In Easterland and more

At Easter, Blackpool rolls out an exceptional program of events and activities to keep your children and family entertained. The resort is celebrating the first unrestricted Easter holiday in three years with a range of new shows and tourist attractions. It includes the return of Blackpool Tower Circus, the £16.25million …

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Twitter announces it’s working on an ‘edit’ feature

Twitter has announced that it is working on an editing feature and will begin testing in the coming months. The social media giant said the feature has been in the works since last year. This follows news that Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has bought a 9.2% stake in …

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Lancashire’s specific Covid hotspots after pandemic warnings end and new guidelines

Covid rates in Lancashire continue to rise amid new measures and guidelines designed to tackle the spread of infection. Vaccines will be offered to children from the age of five, advice to stay at home for those infected has been reiterated and people are advised to avoid crowds and public …

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Blackburn Blames Disney For Opposing So-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

Senator Marsha Blackburn has blasted Disney for speaking out against Florida’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, saying the entertainment company’s involvement signals how ‘woke left-wing extremists’ are enlisting companies to pursue their progressive ideas. “People go there to walk the yellow brick road and spend a day in Neverland. They …

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Everton suffer blow ahead of Burnley clash in costly West Ham United defeat offer Clarets hope

Everton are set to be without the services of former Burnley defender Michael Keane ahead of the huge clash against the Clarets in midweek. Both teams are involved in the relegation fight to stay in the Premier League. The Clarets tasted defeat for the fourth successive game in the top …

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Blackpool’s Comedy Carpet continues to be damaged by skateboarders and the council are fed up

Skateboarders damage Blackpool’s £2.6million comedy carpet using the public artwork as a backdrop for their tricks and turns. Responding to questions about the maintenance of the attraction on Tower Festival Headland, council regeneration manager Alan Cavill said the actions of the skateboarders had caused scratches to the granite surface. READ …

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Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool feel no pressure in title race

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists they don’t feel any pressure in their title fight with Manchester City as it was a race they weren’t even in three months ago. A 2-0 win over Watford at Anfield in the lunchtime kick-off ensured next weekend’s trip to the Etihad Stadium remains hugely …

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Disgusting pedophile laughed in victim’s face… now he can be photographed for the first time

He was the pedophile who laughed in the face of his victims when they begged him to stop abusing them. David Blackburn targeted two girls when they were just nine and seven – threatening them not to speak out about the abuse. He was a teenager when he started assaulting …

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England can win a major – says Burnley’s Nick Pope as Qatar 2022 World Cup draw is done!

The Three Lions are edging ever closer to a first success since 1966 under Gareth Southgate. England emulated their arrival in Italy 90 by losing their third-place game against Belgium at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They then reached their first final since winning the Jules Rimet Trophy in …

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Better play areas for Blackpool children thanks to new investment

An annual report outlining the work done in 2021/22 showcases a number of initiatives, including projects in neighborhood parks, activities organized by park rangers and community involvement through community groups. friends. An engagement officer has been hired to work with residents on greening projects in Blackpool. The report says: “They …

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Mikel Arteta thinks England fans booing Harry Maguire is counterproductive

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta thinks England fans booing Harry Maguire over his performance for Manchester United is counterproductive. National team boss Gareth Southgate called it an “absolute joke” after United’s centre-back was abused in this week’s 3-0 friendly win over Ivory Coast at Wembley. Maguire appears to have been targeted …

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Blackburn with Darwen Council boss: ‘Let’s all celebrate Queen’

A LOCAL authority boss is urging residents to hold street parties and luncheons to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Blackburn along with the leader of Darwen Council, Cllr Mohammed Khan encourages its citizens to celebrate the occasion in style during the special bank holiday long weekend from Thursday 2nd June …

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Joe Hart lifts lid on Burnley plight, Dyche discusses and his football struggles as he looks to get out of Turf

Joe Hart has admitted he was unsure about the future he had in football during his time at Burnley. The goalkeeper spent two years with the Clarets, starting with the team in the 2018-19 season, before losing his place to an in-form Tom Heaton and then Nick Pope. Hart attempted …

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Blackpool set to bid farewell to business guru Geoff Reeves

Geoff, a former managing director of Coca Cola in the UK, has helped several hundred people start their own businesses, through his work with the council’s Get Started programme. An inspirational speaker, he encouraged, advised and supported people to realize their ideas, develop business plans, access finance and start their …

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Government blamed for homes in central Lancashire not yet reaching net zero

The energy used in all new homes built in Preston, Chorley and South Ribble would have produced net carbon emissions by now – had the government not scrapped a set of environmental standards the three areas aimed to adhere to . The revelation came at a meeting of Central Lancashire’s …

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Blackburn man who pepper sprayed toddler for mental health treatment

A man who pepper sprayed four people, including a toddler, at a Blackburn shopping center has been ordered to undergo treatment for his mental health. Salema Khaled Issa, 53, was convicted of possession of a prohibited weapon – but cleared of four counts of assault after a jury found he …

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Robbie Blake the manager: Burnley lessons and attacking vision as Turf hero takes first step

It is a goal etched in the memory of every Burnley supporter. Robbie Blake, a wizard of a player, leveled off and hit home a smashing volley in the Clarets’ first top-flight game in a generation to unleash mayhem at Turf Moor and ultimately defeat the defending champions and all …

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Benevolent Preston North End fans dig deep for derby with Blackpool

Two huge surfer flags have been brought in after £6,000 was raised via donations on the PNE Online forum. A further £650 has been raised by PNE Online, which will be donated to the PNE Community and Education Trust to provide tickets to fans who would otherwise be unable to …

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Protesters march in solidarity with the Ukrainian people

Thousands of people gathered and marched through central London in support of Ukraine. The huge sea of ​​protesters, draped in blue and yellow, started near Hyde Park, before meandering through the roads towards Trafalgar Square. They chanted “Support Ukraine” and “Stop the war” as roads were closed and traffic stopped. …

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‘Frustrating for both of us’ – Mowbray’s assessment of Blackburn Rovers loan spell

Deyovaisio Zeefuik’s audition to become a permanent Rovers player has been frustrating for on-loan right-back and manager Tony Mowbray. Zeefuik joined in January on loan for the rest of the season, with an option for Rovers to buy him in the summer for a price agreed with Hertha Berlin. Still, …

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Family and mental health team ‘did everything they could’ for Burnley youngster who took his own life

A young man who suffered for many years from his mental health died in hospital four days after attempting to take his own life. Cameron Hartley Ridge had made several assassination attempts since 2017 and was well known to mental health and crisis teams, and had only recently been released …

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Blackpool striker prepares for international duty as impressive debut season continues

Shayne Lavery has had a remarkable impact on Tangerine since joining Bloomfield Road. Signing a relatively untapped marking in Northern Ireland from Linfield, the move signals a shift in transfer strategy that has been underway since Simon Sadler took over at the club. Working smarter and with an adaptable approach, …

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England struggle to decide third Test against West Indies in Grenada

England were in danger of wasting their hard work in the West Indies after collapsing to 114-for-eight in the series decider. After racing in draws in Antigua and Barbados, the tourists wasted their first leg in Grenada after being sent off. The lifeless nature of the pitches in the opening …

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Blackburn: Biden must stop spin, cut spending | Hartsville

When Biden’s White House first addressed the price hike, it called the intense sticker shock a “high class issue.” When the Americans didn’t buy that excuse, they viewed inflation as “transient,” and now it’s all Russia’s fault. Despite the changing narrative from the White House, the administration’s message has remained …

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The Blackpool couple’s secret after 70 years of marriage

Denis, 94, and Mary, 90, were married at Blackpool’s Holy Trinity Church on Dean Street on March 22, 1952 and celebrated their platinum anniversary this week. The couple, who spent many years working together in the hospitality industry in Blackpool, enjoyed a family celebration at their home on Johnsville Avenue, …

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What the future holds for each Burnley player with the Clarets’ Premier League future hanging in the balance

Burnley’s aim is to try and secure another season of Premier League football as the Clarets head to the final 11 of the campaign. Whether Sean Dyche’s side have beaten the drop or slipped in the Championship, they face a crucial summer with 10 senior players out of contract and …

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Nature sounds ‘benefit mental health and promote environmental protection’

Nature sounds such as birdsong could help people’s mental health, but this could be at risk as the environment suffers, research suggests. The study analyzed data from more than 7,500 people collected as part of the BBC Forest 404 series, a podcast that depicted a world without nature. People listened …

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Key Ben Brereton-Diaz update emerges as Blackburn Rovers await Chile decision

© Provided by Football League World Championship – Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield Town Chile are unlikely to risk Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton-Diaz in their next World Cup qualifier with Brazil, according to a report from La Tercera, via Sport Witness. Although he hasn’t played for Blackburn since suffering a …

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Ex-Burnley boss quits last job amid shocking Queen’s Park rumors

Former Airdrie and Burnley man Owen Coyle has left Indian Super League side Jamshedpur. The former Diamonds striker has been heavily linked with Queen’s Park joining Ligue 1 as their new boss, following the departure of Laurie Ellis. Coyle won the Indian Super League with the Red Miners this year …

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Blackpool’s Kevin Stewart misses Jamaica call with PNE’s Daniel Johnson also out

Preston North End’s Daniel Johnson and Blackpool’s Kevin Stewart are both missing from Jamaica’s World Cup qualifiers squad as Reggae Boys opt to focus on homegrown talent. Live throws understands Johnson has made himself unavailable for this camp while Stewart is omitted after declaring himself ready to feature. The Blackpool …

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Wilfried Zaha sees ‘even more to come’ for Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha is excited about Crystal Palace’s future under manager Patrick Vieira after booking a ticket to Wembley on Sunday. A comprehensive 4-0 win over Everton in the FA Cup quarter-final continued the Eagles’ fine debut campaign under their new manager. Vieira has kept Palace comfortably clear of the relegation …

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Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool and PNE gave the Championship play-offs a boost after their rivals lost

Blackburn Rovers currently hold the Championship play-offs and are the best placed of Lancashire’s three sides in the second tier of English football to be in the Premier League next campaign. And that despite yesterday’s 1-0 loss on the road to Reading as Rovers had a number of scoring chances …

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Rescue ponies named after crisps settling into new home at Burnley Farm

Seven Welsh mountain ponies rescued as part of a massive multi-agency operation are settling into their new home in Lancashire. The horses were part of a herd of 40 taken in by the Horses and Ponies Protection Association (HAPPA) at Shores Hey Farm near Burnley in February. Upon arrival, the …

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Paddy Lane thanks Fleetwood Town after Northern Ireland call-up

The 21-year-old has represented the U21s but will be in the senior configuration for the first time for friendlies against Luxembourg and Hungary. Lane has stood out on the Fylde coast this season but his international arc was not on his mind, instead he focused on improving Fleetwood’s fortunes. He …

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UK security not compromised by hoaxes, minister says

A government minister has said he is confident that Britain’s national security has not been compromised by a hoax that managed to reach two of the most senior members of the Cabinet. An inter-Whitehall security investigation has been launched after Home Secretary Priti Patel and Defense Secretary Ben Wallace were …

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Hyndburn Council urged to oppose Blackburn’s campaign plan

HYNDBURN Council is asked to oppose neighboring Blackburn with Darwen Borough Local Plan over its designation of 94 acres of countryside for employment purposes.The commercial development of the ‘green belt’ land near Junction 5 of the M65 has proved highly controversial with local residents.Activists, led by West Pennine Tory Cllr …

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MI5 expresses ‘deep and deep’ regret over Manchester Arena bombing

The hearing into the attack has now concluded in Manchester and a report from the chairman is expected later this year. Lawyers for the security services said it was “deep and profound” to regret that suicide bomber Salman Abedi was able to carry out his plot on May 22, 2017. …

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Wyre Wheels returns to make cycling accessible to everyone

Wyre Wheels is run in partnership with the Wheels for All initiative, a nationally recognized program that provides specially adapted bicycles for people with disabilities and different needs. If you have reduced mobility and enjoy cycling in the park, you can join the Wyre Wheels sessions every Friday starting March …

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Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray’s verdict on Derby County win

ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray is happy to have secured “an important three points” after his side’s 3-1 win over Derby. Ravel Morrison opened the scoring but Mowbray’s men responded with goals from Scott Wharton and Tyrhys Dolan in quick succession. Sam Gallagher wrapped up the result in stoppage time, heading …

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Derby County have sent a warning to Blackburn Rovers with the Ewood Curse set to strike again

Derby County have another chance to try and escape the Championship relegation zone, but the odds are stacked against them. Wayne Rooney’s Rams are in action against promotion hopefuls Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday (7.45pm kick-off), quite a high order on its own. But the trip to Ewood Park was always …

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Weather in Blackpool, Blackburn, Lancaster, Preston, Burnley today with clouds and sunshine over Lancashire

There will be a mix of cloudy and sunny skies in Lancashire today (March 15). According to the latest forecast from the Met Office, every region of the county will bask in sunshine until around 1pm – which will be followed by cloudy skies. Burnley is expected to have sunny …

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International Women’s Day: Young women in Blackpool set a five-year plan to make the Fylde Coast a better place to live and work

The IWD event, organized by community organization The Washington Group at Blackpool Sixth Form, focused on five key themes – being the best you can be and believing in yourself; well-being and benevolence; bringing young women into technology and science; playing sports and being active; and the environment. The summit …

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Talks to resume as Russian strikes intensify in western Ukraine

Beleaguered Ukrainians hope that renewed diplomatic talks with Moscow could pave the way for the evacuation of more civilians, as Russian forces maintain pressure on the capital. Overnight, Russian forces fired artillery at the northwestern outskirts of Kiev, a major political and strategic target for the invasion, as well as …

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Leeds or Burnley to join Norwich and Watford in relegation? Gabby Agbonlahor makes predictions but thinks Everton will pull through

Gabby Agbonlahor thinks it will be between Leeds and Burnley as to who gets relegated alongside Norwich and Watford this season. Norwich and Watford are five and three points from safety respectively, with Leeds, Everton and Burnley within two points of each other at the bottom of the table. Getty …

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Blackpool cannabis farm shut down by police

Shocking footage shows the state workers at the Lancashire cannabis factory lived in. Images released following a drug bust in the country reveal how workers lived in cramped conditions inside the cannabis farm – with a bunk bed and a single bed squeezed into a small room with a stove …

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Ignore Ofsted, says Social Mobility Commissioner

Headteachers should ignore Ofsted and ‘put on blinders’ over their advice, the chairman of the Social Mobility Commission has said. Social mobility czar Katharine Birbalsingh told Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) officials that she did not believe Ofsted was “necessarily, as an idea, a force for good “. …

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Leeds could break West Ham’s heart with decision to sign £25m man Ben Brereton Diaz

Leeds United could challenge West Ham United for Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton Diaz this summer. That’s according to a report from TEAMtalk which claims Leeds could return for the Chile international after ex-manager Marcelo Bielsa rejected the chance to sign him last summer. West Ham boss David Moyes is …

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Burnley defender Nathan Collins backs his team-mates for international call-up!

The former Brentford defender, who faces his former club this weekend, spent three years without an invitation at St George’s Park, when he was called up for a couple of European Championship qualifiers. The 29-year-old, with 70 league appearances and four goals for the Bees, was an unused substitute as …

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What are the chances of Blackpool joining the Swansea City system again?

Read more Read more Neil Critchley provides update on injuries to Jordan Thorniley ahead of c… The Blackpool head coach lined up with three at the back in November when the sides first met at the Liberty Stadium. Dujon Sterling started at the right of the back three alongside Marvin …

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Watford misfortune worsens as Wolves head to impressive win at Molineux

Watford’s dwindling Premier League survival hopes suffered another blow as a terrible 21-minute opener saw them comfortably beaten at Wolves. A 4-0 loss at Molineux leaves Watford with just one win in their last 16 Premier League outings, with Roy Hodgson’s side three points from safety with 10 games remaining. …

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Cancel dad’s army? You’re kidding – VIRGINIA BLACKBURN | Virginia Blackburn | Columnists | Comment

For starters, it’s ageist – making fun of a group of old men; sexist – where were the women in dad’s army? Taking a menopause leave? Classist – the languid, upper-class Sergeant Wilson revolves around the pompous, middle-class Captain Mainwaring – “Do you really think that’s wise, sir?” It’s anti-Scottish …

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Ben Mee injury blow with Burnley captain set to miss Brentford Premier League clash

Ben Mee is set to miss Burnley’s Premier League game at Brentford on Saturday through injury. The Clarets captain had a knee problem in the loss to Leicester and missed Chelsea’s 4-0 thrashing last time out. Sean Dyche described the issue as a jab rather than a twist when discussing …

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British Pie Week: how do you eat yours?

British Pie Week runs from March 7-13 this year British Pie Week: Expert lifts the lid on how to eat your pie It’s the perennial question that accompanies many pub lunches – how do you eat your pie? Full crates or pastry trays? Sauce, liqueur or red sauce? Mash, chips …

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South Korea returns North Korean boat and crew

The South Korean military has sent a North Korean boat and its seven crew members back across the countries’ disputed western maritime border a day after it drifted in waters near a border island. South Korea’s navy on Tuesday fired warning shots to chase away a North Korean patrol vessel …

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Blackburn man sold heroin and cocaine to pay off drugs debt to violent trafficker as judge issues damning statement

A drug dealer who sold heroin and cocaine to pay off his own cannabis debt has been jailed for 27 months. Hamza Ali, 20, owed a man ‘notorious for violence’ £700 and agreed to pedal Class A drugs for him in March last year. When police arrested him in Blackburn …

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Burnley Rounders League player completes 130 parkruns in 102 locations

The parkrun is a 5 km run or walk every Saturday morning, organized all over the world, it’s free and it’s a way to stay fit and healthy, open to people of all levels. Paula, now 53, already plays rounders in the Burnley Rounders League, also qualifying as a referee, …

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Where Blackpool rank among previous playoff winners in the first league season at this stage

Blackpool have defied all odds since Neil Critchley took over the reins two years ago and with their eyes watching the board at the end of the season they have more than proven their worth. Back-to-back wins over Reading and Stoke saw the Seasiders rack up 48 points after 35 …

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Andrew Marr: ‘Deranged’ Putin was one of my smartest interviewees

Andrew Marr has described Vladimir Putin as “one of the smartest men I have ever interviewed” accusing the “deranged” Russian leader of hiding behind his country’s nuclear capability. The veteran broadcaster, who left the BBC in November last year after 21 years, interviewed Mr Putin in 2014 ahead of the …

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

Sports Mole preview Tuesday’s Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Millwall, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups. Millwall will look for six consecutive championship wins as they continue their domestic campaign in search of promotions Blackburn Rovers Tuesday night. Fourth-placed Blackburn enter the contest after a 2-0 loss at …

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