Blackburn pedophile Terrence Eastwood dies in prison

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

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

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

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Amazing ‘virtual reality’ experience in Blackpool this weekend

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

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Blackburn Rovers ‘come from behind’ with transfer search

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

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

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

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Win Carabao Cup tickets for Blackpool v Barrow

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

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The historic church of Kirk will lose its bells

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

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

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

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The sun sets on the highly anticipated Briercliffe Festival

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

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

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

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

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

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Blackpool firm benefits from university’s low carbon initiative

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

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

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

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Six arrested in County Blackpool bordering drug smuggling operation

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

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

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

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

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

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16 Championship free agents still available for Blackpool

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

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

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

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Blackburn: ‘Hidden’ Asian talents get chance to shine

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

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

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

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Police find man suspected of shooting at Chicago-area parade

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

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

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

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Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are ASB hotspots

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

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

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

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Felix leaves on loan after signing a professional contract

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

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United Utilities says Blackburn customers should have running water again

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

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Blackpool FC overtake last year’s season ticket sales

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

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Report: Chelsea keeping tabs on Burnley striker Maxwell Cornet

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

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What the Newspapers Are Saying – July 1

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

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

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

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

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

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Darwen’s £300m incinerator plans suspended by Suez

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

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Census: More women and older residents in Blackburn with Darwen

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

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

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

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

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

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Crystal Palace snap up teenage Derby winger Malcolm Ebiowei

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

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

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

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

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

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Weather forecast and tide times for Blackpool Beach this weekend

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Lancs Motorist Told Police Absolutely Bare Wheel ‘Just Burst’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Cricket Fylde: Amazing Akash but Lytham disallowed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tesco bosses see shoppers changing behavior as inflation bites

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

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Paul Blackburn holds Red Sox to one point in A win

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

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DIY chain Homebase set for Blackpool return after plans approved

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

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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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