Sainsbury’s, Asda, Esso, Tesco, Morrisons: cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Blackpool, Preston, Blackburn, Lancaster and Burnley

Petrol prices in Lancashire and the rest of the UK continue to rise. Amid a cost of living crisis that is affecting food and energy bills, price hikes at the pump are adding to the mounting pressure on daily life. Even at some of the county’s cheapest filling stations, prices …

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Stoke City 0-1 Blackpool: Josh Bowler wins birthday

Josh Bowler has scored in six of his last eight Championship appearances for Blackpool Birthday boy Josh Bowler snatched a late winner with his third goal in as many games to earn Blackpool victory at Stoke. The 23-year-old midfielder exchanged passes with Jerry Yates before shooting past Jack Bonham with …

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Fierce row after demolition of council-owned West Lancs housing corporation

A homebuilding company behind new residential developments around Skelmersdale and West Lancashire is to be wound up by the Borough Council that owns it, following a ruling by Conservative councilors and others. The decision angered some Labor advisers. Some claim that more than £1million of public money could now be …

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How schedule and suspensions will affect Blackburn Rovers selection

A busy schedule, rather than worries about possible suspensions, will have a bigger influence on Tony Mowbray’s team selection. The Rovers boss believes the current suspension model is outdated and would like to see an overhaul, but hopes to talk less about referees for the rest of the season. Midfielders …

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Burnley v Chelsea: match preview | premier league

Burnley’s good run ended against Leicester on Tuesday, but seven points from three previous games saw them salvage their season. Freedom is awfully close, if they beat Chelsea and Everton lose to Tottenham then Burnley will climb free. With all the fuss surrounding Roman Abramovich’s sale of Chelsea, you could …

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“It’s like the lights in Blackpool” – Starbucks banned from putting up a famous sign

A new Starbucks branch is due to open on the A34 – without its famous 30ft high sign. Stafford Borough Council said Starbucks could not put up its totem pole sign after it was compared to ‘Blackpool illuminations’. It comes as 43 people objected to the planned drive-thru at the …

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Blackburn with domestic violence champion Darwen stepping down from council

CHAMPION for children and survivors of domestic violence steps down as advisor after 20 years in politics Cllr Pat McFall, 79, will not contest his ward Little Harwood with Whitebirk in the upcoming Blackburn local election with Darwen on May 5. She was first elected in May 2002 but was …

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Championship overview and best bets

Hoping to make it three profitable previews in a row, our tipster Joe Rindl has the best bet for Fulham’s league game with Blackburn. It wasn’t until November that Fulham traveled to Ewood Park and beat Blackburn Rovers 7-0. He came smack in the middle of an impressive run for …

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Burnley caused another Premier League headache after Southampton beat West Ham in the FA Cup

Burnley have been handed a further Premier League fixture after Southampton’s FA Cup win over West Ham on Wednesday night. The Clarets were due to host the Saints on Saturday March 19 in a televised evening on Sky Sports. But Ralph Hassenhuttl’s side will now be in the FA Cup …

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Blackpool council tax bands revealed

The charge for Band D is set to rise by £66 to £2,063 for the 2022/23 financial year, from £1,997 in the current year after the ruling Labor executive approved a 2.99% increase . The total includes precepts of £236 for police costs, £77 for fire and £206 for adult …

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Incredible impact – Jurgen Klopp hails neuroscience experts after record cup win

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes cutting-edge neuroscience helped his side win the Carabao Cup and will continue to play a role as they chase an unprecedented treble. A record ninth League Cup was won at Wembley after 120 goalless minutes resolved with an 11-10 penalty shootout win. Klopp hired the …

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Deliciously Bold Pancakes You Can Make at Home

It’s not hard to make pancakes, and here are some delicious recipes that look as good as they’re likely to taste, for Mardi Gras. Discover how simple it is to dream up different pancake creations, then sit down and eat them with family or friends – or enjoy them on …

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Blackpool FC’s financial losses amount to £4.8million in the promotion’s winning season affected by Covid

Read more Read more Fan gallery of Blackpool’s emphatic win over Reading at Bloomfield Ro… The club’s latest financial results cover the club’s promotion-winning campaign from Ligue 1 in the 2020/21 season. The vast majority of the campaign was played behind closed doors due to the pandemic, which inevitably had …

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Olympic Curling Team Shares ‘Incredible’ Aftermath of Gold Medal

Team GB’s women’s curling team shared their life since winning gold at the Beijing Olympics in a new interview. Eve Muirhead, Vicky White, Jennifer Dodds, Hailey Duff and Mili Smith won Team GB’s only gold medal at this year’s games by thrashing Japan 10-3. After their epic victory, they described …

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One of the Issa brothers is launching a new supermarket in Blackburn

One of Blackburn’s billionaire brothers, Issa, is set to launch a new supermarket. Asda co-owner Zuber Issa will open Euro Groces in his hometown of Blackburn, BusinessLive reports. It is reported that his brother Mohsin is not involved in the new venture. READ MORE:Blackburn’s Issa brothers monitor controversial plot where …

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Preview: Burnley v Leicester City – prediction, team news, line-ups

Sports Mole preview Tuesday’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Leicester City, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups. Burnley will strive to rise above the dreaded dotted line when Leicester City visit Turf Moor on Tuesday night in the Premier League. Sean DycheThe Foxes side managed to salvage a …

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The Stanley Buildings in Blackpool and their £6m revamp are set to start this summer

Work is due to start in July on a multi-million pound project to renovate historic buildings in Blackpool town center and convert them into a hub for start-up businesses. The rejuvenation scheme for council-owned Stanley buildings between Church Street and Caunce Street is being funded by the station’s £39m Town …

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Russian troops push towards Ukrainian capital as residents hide

Russian troops moved closer to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday after a night of explosions and street fighting that sent Kyiv residents seeking refuge or fleeing the city. The country’s leader claimed that Ukrainian forces repelled the assault and vowed to continue the fight. “The real fighting for Kyiv is …

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Hygiene notes for every Greggs in Blackburn

But with every restaurant there is a different standard when it comes to cleanliness and hygiene. And thanks to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), we can see what each of the hygiene ratings are for the different locations. Inspections are carried out by the local authority and findings are updated …

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Lancashire lights up in support of Ukraine

Lancashire County Council is set to light up County Hall in blue and yellow to show the county’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine. County Councilor Phillippa Williamson, Leader of Lancashire County Council, said: “Lancastrians are horrified by the violent conflict unfolding in Ukraine, and we want to add our …

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Radisson agrees deal with Blackpool FC

An existing hotel in the Championship Football Club’s stadium, which offers contemporary rooms overlooking the pitch, is set to become a member of Radisson Individuals. Radisson Hotel Group has secured another distinctive property for its fast-growing conversion brand. Score a landmark chord Following the signing of an agreement with Blackpool …

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Maximum Burnley council tax hike agreed despite ‘fantastic’ jibe

Burnley’s full council budget meeting voted to raise the borough’s share of council tax to a maximum of 1.99% despite a Tory attack on ‘fantasy’ spending. The increase, agreed on Wednesday evening, will see the authority’s share of the council tax bill for a semi-detached family home in Strip D …

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Arnold scores 1,000th, Westminster Women beat Blackburn 89-50 in quarter-finals

It was the playoffs, but Westminster’s women’s offense looked as powerful as it had in the previous nine regular season games. The Blue Jays beat Blackburn 89-50 on Wednesday in their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal game at Historic Gym. Senior Reese Arnold needed 29 points to reach 1,000 …

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Antonio Conte hints at Tottenham exit after Burnley loss

Antonio Conte looked like a manager on the edge after watching his Tottenham Hotspur side lose 1-0 at Burnley on Wednesday night. The result came just four days after Tottenham’s brilliant 3-2 win at Manchester City, but it was their fourth defeat in five Premier League games. Conte appeared to …

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Lancashire security installations company changed hands after founders retired

Sysco Technical Solutions, which provides and manages specialist security installation projects at high security sites, was acquired by its management team. the Leyland The company was established in 2013 and has managed the project to install perimeter security technology at a large critical national infrastructure site for the past few …

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Prime Minister slammed ’embarrassment’ after Partygate survey questionnaire leaked

Labor has branded Boris Johnson a ‘national embarrassment’ after it was suggested he may have become the first UK prime minister to be questioned under police caution over the partygate saga. A copy of the police questionnaire sent to Downing Street staff following partying allegations was leaked to ITV news …

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Blackburn with Darwen health boss hails additional Covid booster shots

The offer of an additional booster shot to over-75s and the most vulnerable has been hailed as an “important” step forward in the fight against re-infection with coronavirus. Blackburn with the Darwen Council’s director of public health, Professor Dominic Harrison, said the additional vaccination would combat the drop in protection …

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Burnley vs Tottenham: Predictions, Kick-off Time, TV, Live Stream, Team News, H2H Results

Just days ago this game would have barely made hearts beat, but massive wins over Brighton and Manchester City respectively have injected signs of life into the rest of their campaigns. Sean Dyche’s side could put more pressure on those above them in the relegation battle, while Spurs must surely …

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Blackpool Transport confirms all tram services have resumed after damaged overhead lines were repaired

The decision to suspend services on Friday February 18 was taken after transport chiefs agreed it was “too dangerous to operate a safe service”. The operator said it hoped to resume service at 2pm on Friday, but Storm Eunice then brought strong gales and high tides to the Fylde coast. …

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New music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards dies aged 31

British entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has died aged 31, his manager has confirmed. Edwards rose to fame creating the new music platform SBTV – helping to launch a string of UK music careers including Dave and Jessie J. He was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a charity run by the …

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WC Baseball opens with 10-9 win over Blackburn

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Wilmington College baseball team got their 2022 season off to a strong start on Saturday with a 10-9 win over Blackburn College. Jesse Reliford and Jared Lammert had multiple hits for Wilmington while Caleb Scott and Aaron Burns both homered. Scott had a …

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Brighton and Hove Albion

Adam Lallana has admitted Albion underperformed losing 3-0 to Burnley at the Amex. Goals from Wout Weghorst, Josh Brownhill and Aaron Lennon carried Burnley to the bottom of the Premier League on a collective day off by the hosts. And midfielder Lallana admits the players will have to do some …

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Blackpool draw shows how far Cardiff City have come according to Bluebirds boss Steve Morison

Read more Read more Cardiff City 1-1 Blackpool: Josh Bowler denied a clear penalty as Seasiders drew… The Welsh side came into today’s match four wins from five. Despite this, Cardiff still languished in the bottom half of the table following a disappointing campaign. Register to our daily newsletter The …

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Storm Franklin weekend weather forecast for Lancashire and Cumbria

Three weather warnings are in place in Lancashire and Cumbria heading into the weekend. A yellow weather warning for ice is in effect until 9am this morning (February 19), this covers all of Cumbria and Lancashire. Storm Eunice hit the county yesterday with gales over 80 mph and it left …

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Tottenham and Burnley have canceled flights as Storm Eunice causes travel chaos with Bournemouth vs Forest in doubt

STORM Eunice wreaked havoc on sporting fixtures this weekend as 100mph winds batter the UK. Premier League clubs are battling to rearrange their travel plans as flights have been grounded and transport bosses have told millions to stay indoors. 2 Storm Eunice is currently hitting the UKCredit: PA 2 Millions …

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Child deaths at lowest level since records began

The number of babies and children who died in England and Wales in 2020 has reached the lowest level in 40 years, figures show. There were 2,226 infant deaths and 789 child deaths aged between one and 15 in 2020, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. Eleven implicated coronavirus …

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Blackburn at Concord-Merrimack County GOP Dinner

CONCORD, NH — A senator from Tennessee will headline the Republican City of Concord Committee and Merrimack GOP Committee’s annual fundraising dinner next month. U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) will be in Concord on March 18 to host the annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. The …

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A £6.5million weight and conditioning room is now open at Burnley College

Photo: Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham and part of the Evolution team Submitted by Peter McLean A brand new industry-leading education and training spa and gymnasium has opened at Burnley College. Evolution Spa & Performance Center is a £6.5million development in Lancashire, with an award-winning gym and fitness center on site. …

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Blackpool weather: This is the hour-by-hour forecast as Storm Dudley is expected to batter the Fylde coast with 90mph winds and heavy rain

The Met Office’s yellow warning for strong winds is in place from 1pm today (16 Feb) until 6am Thursday morning (17 Feb). While the weather alert warns of inland wind gusts of up to 70mph and 90mph around coastal and exposed areas, the Met Office is predicting gusts reaching a …

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Golda’s film producer admits to ‘stirring up’ Jewish casting controversy

Film producer Michael Kuhn said he was “stirring up” controversy over whether non-Jewish actors could play Jewish characters in his latest film. The 73-year-old, who has been honored for his services to the film industry, says the controversy surrounding his latest photo, Golda, a biopic about Israel’s first female prime …

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Joseph Masi slams West Brom forwards in Blackburn stalemate

Joseph Masi was highly critical of Baggies’ attacking play as West Brom drew 0-0 with Blackburn Rovers at the Hawthorns last night (February 14). A point in Game 2 from Steve Bruce in charge was enough to see the Baggies move into eighth place in the Championship. Masi questioned Albion’s …

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Burnley plan to reunite Maxwel Cornet with £12m ace in summer

Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images Sean Dyche’s Burnley plan to reunite Maxwel Cornet with former Lyon team-mate Tino Kadewere even with their Premier League status up in the air, as reported by The Sun (February 13, page 61). Cornet, Kadewere and Wout Weghorst. Now they are a top …

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Cup clashes beat time for Fylde Coast amateur clubs

Read more Read more Fylde Coast amateur football: Thornton 16 points clear and Alliance leaders score… Dejay Delacruz’s seventh-minute goal for Blackpool separated the sides again at half-time, although they doubled their lead within two minutes of the restart through Kian Makepiece. Thornton were level in the 70th minute through …

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Last expected result in the “Wagatha Christie” case

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy need to know the outcome of the final stage of their High Court libel battle. In an October 2019 Twitter post, Ms Rooney, 35, accused Ms Vardy, 39, of leaking stories about her private life after a months-long “sting operation”. Former England star Wayne Rooney’s …

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Blackburn Rovers returning players to help guard against fatigue

The return of more options, particularly in attack, has been welcomed by Tony Mowbray who says it will give him the chance to rotate some of his players amid fatigue concerns. Sam Gallagher and Tyrhys Dolan bolstered the attacking ranks with their returns for the midweek defeat at West Bromwich …

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Burnley transfer rumours: Clarets target speaks out, MLS club reject bid for West Ham target

Yesterday’s results worked in Burnley’s favor as Norwich and Watford were beaten by Manchester City and Brighton respectively. The Clarets remain four points from safety as they enter today’s game against Liverpool, but Newcastle United’s victory over Aston Villa today could increase the gap to seven points. The last time …

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Blackpool 1-2 Bournemouth: Siriki Dembele goal completes Cherries comeback

Siriki Dembele was one of five Bournemouth transfers made on deadline day last month Siriki Dembele scored a last-gasp winner for Bournemouth, who came from behind to win with two goals down at Blackpool. Josh Bowler’s superb strike put Blackpool ahead, after striker Dominic Solanke’s penalty was saved by home …

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Myanmar marks anniversary of historic pact with minorities

The head of Myanmar’s military government called for national unity among the country’s ethnic minorities as he led a parade marking the 75th anniversary of a landmark agreement that failed to deliver harmony. Armed forces and government ministries took part in the Union Day parade in the capital Naypyitaw, with …

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Marsha Blackburn and colleagues back bipartisan legislation to reduce export shipping backlogs and boost U.S. exports

washington d.c. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), John Thune (RS.D.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) backed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that would update federal regulations to the global shipping industry. The bill would level the playing field for U.S. exporters by making it more difficult for ocean …

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Klopp calls ‘outstanding’ 19-year-old in Liverpool training ahead of Burnley

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp put his players through their paces in training on Friday. The Reds lost 2-0 to Leicester on Thursday but a quick turnaround in games brings them back into action on Sunday. Liverpool travel to Burnley this weekend hoping to claim four Premier League victories in a …

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Rising rents in Blackpool will hit ‘low income people’

The 4.1% hike was accepted by 19 votes to 16 at a full council meeting, with the Conservative group opposing the move which they say would hurt low-income families already suffering from a hike of the cost of living. Tory group leader Councilor Tony Williams said rising costs were worse …

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England boss Sarina Wiegman argues home euro is biggest yet

England coach Sarina Wiegman believes this summer’s home European Championship will be “the biggest women’s football event ever in Europe”. England will host Women’s Euro 2022 in July and will step up their preparations this month by taking part in the first Arnold Clark Cup on home soil. The four-team …

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Blackburn Rovers concerns focus more on past than present

The game was played in February and on Sky Sports, two conclusions some fans could come to as to why Rovers suffered a second consecutive defeat to give up the automatic promotion places. Concerns have been raised by some as Rovers failed to score for a third successive game and …

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FA Youth Cup LIVE: Blackpool Under-18s v Newcastle United Under-18s – Chelsea await winners

The Young Magpies also beat West Ham United by the same scoreline in the third round. A 1-0 win at home to Huddersfield Town and a 3-1 win at Cheltenham Town saw Blackpool progress to face Newcastle. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Bloomfield Road (Photo …

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Clarets fan – released by Burnley and Blackburn Rovers – makes Football League debut

The 21-year-old midfielder, who previously played for the Fulledge Colts, replaced Shayden Morris at the break as the Cod Army lagged until Harry Darling arrived at Highbury Stadium. The Clarets fan, released by Burnley and Blackburn Rovers as a youngster, had been named in the matchday squad for League One …

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Pushing back migrant boats a ‘court disaster’, warns former chief prosecutor

A controversial decision to ‘push back’ migrants crossing the English Channel is a ‘judicial disaster’, a former director of public prosecutions has warned. It would only take one tragedy resulting from the high-risk tactic to “shame” the nation before the world, said independent counterpart Lord Macdonald of River Glaven. Casting …

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Senator Blackburn on Candidate Biden SCOTUS: ‘It’s his choice’

WASHINGTON, DC (WJHL) – As internal divisions arise within the GOP over the Biden administration’s potential replacements for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) shared her own impressions. on the confirmation responsibilities of the Senate. “The president, it’s his choice,” Blackburn said in an interview with News …

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Burnley injury news and line-up planned for Premier League clash with Manchester United

Burnley are set to be without three senior players for their Premier League game against Manchester United – but Sean Dyche could still name an unchanged starting XI. Having won once all season, the Clarets are anchored at the bottom of the table amid the ongoing relegation battle with Newcastle, …

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Queen returns to Windsor after reaching Platinum Jubilee milestone

The date for the service of thanksgiving for the Duke of Edinburgh has also been announced – March 29 – which the Queen hopes to attend at Westminster Abbey. A number of significant events in the Queen’s diary have been made public, a decision which follows a reception at Sandringham …

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Greenpeace authorized the rock-dropping campaign

Greenpeace has been cleared of environmental harm after dropping boulders on the seabed in a celebrity-backed operation to protect sea life, a judge saying prosecution was not in the offing public interest. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) has taken legal action against the campaign group – and its chief executive …

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Crickets are set to replace kale, acai and blueberries as mainstream superfoods in 2022

There’s been a buzz about the nutritional benefits of insects for years, but 2022 is the year the creepy critters are finally tipped to hit mainstream supermarket shelves. Eighty percent of the world’s population already consume insects as part of their daily diet. Food scientist and entomologist Skye Blackburn found …

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Neighbors future in jeopardy as Channel 5 drops soap

The daytime drama about the residents of Ramsay Street has been shown on British television for over 30 years and launched the careers of stars such as Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Margot Robbie. Channel 5 said scrapping the soap would allow funds to be diverted to original British dramas. …

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Declan Rice delivers on his celebratory promise – Saturday Sports Social

Sports stars and clubs around the world continue to give insight into their lives on social media. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the best examples from February 5. Soccer Declan Rice is a man of his word. Who else but @_DeclanRice?! pic.twitter.com/Tt1CuQ9R5B — Emirates …

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2 players Blackburn Rovers kept in January but could lose this summer

All in all, the January transfer window turned out to be rather quiet for Blackburn Rovers in terms of exits. Although young players such as Danny Butterworth, Hayden Carter, Tyler Magloire, Harry Chapman and Connor McBride were loaned out in search of playing time, Rovers were able to retain their …

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Burnley vs Watford prediction, odds, line: Expert reveals English Premier League picks, best bets for Feb 5

It’s a battle down the English Premier League table on Saturday when Burnley hosts watford as the two battle to avoid relegation. This game has been postponed twice due to COVID concerns. Burnley haven’t won a game since before Halloween, while Watford have picked up a win in that span. …

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Young adults find Lancashire’s new youth employment hubs ‘less intimidating’ than job centers

That was the message from a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) official who said the county’s “youth centres” have proven to be a less intimidating environment than traditional employment centres. Shane Byrne, a DWP Partnership Manager in the North West, told a recent Lancashire County Council External Review Committee …

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Raith cancels ex-Blackburn and Blackpool striker’s contract after signing backlash

Former Rovers and Blackpool striker David Goodwillie will not play for new club Raith Rovers despite signing two days ago. Goodwillie signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Scottish side after joining from Clyde, but there was a backlash when he arrived. The former Scotland international was found to be a …

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Burnley trials midfielder makes breakthrough at Falkirk

Airdrie teenager Johnny Armstrong hopes Falkirk can give him a platform to launch his career, and says it’s up to him to seize the opportunity. The 17-year-old midfielder was benched for Bairns in their 2-1 Ligue 1 home loss to Clyde on December 26, and will hope that’s just a …

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Suspicious stains and bloody walls: How the chain behind Blackpool’s infamous hotels became the UK’s worst

It’s a title any hotelier would no doubt strive to avoid, but it was Britannia Hotels that was officially crowned the worst in the country. Britannia Hotels have been historic holders of the label for almost a decade and for the ninth consecutive year the annual survey by consumer group …

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Kate throws a rugby ball in a video marking her new sponsorships

A new video shows the Duchess of Cambridge passing a rugby ball to players to mark her new Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Football League (RFL) sponsorships. Kate has taken over the Duke of Sussex’s former roles as patroness of the RFU and RFL. In the clip, posted on …

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Blackburn Rovers fans launch fundraiser for dementia-suffering Tony Parkes as PFA refuses to help

Blackburn fans are launching a crowdfunding page to raise £20,000 for dementia-stricken club hero Tony Parkes as the PFA are unwilling to contribute to the former midfielder’s healthcare costs Tony Parkes spent his career at Blackburn Rovers as a player and manager The former midfielder is now in a nursing …

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The young Burnley mum’s bid to raise £200,000 to buy a perfect home for her severely disabled son (five)

Laura Stinton launched the £200,000 campaign after being told during an inspection by an occupational therapist that the house she currently lives in, a terraced property in Burnley, is not suitable for the number of adaptations needed to meet to the complex needs of her son Henry and she would …

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Fleetwood signs Blackburn striker Dan Butterworth

Read more Read more Fleetwood Town players praised for their determination to draw with Cambrid… The 22-year-old former Manchester United youth player will spend the rest of the season at Highbury. Butterworth has made 12 Championship appearances for Rovers, coming off the bench in their last three league games. Register …

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Police investigate Johnson’s birthday and gathering at Downing Street flat

An alleged anti-lockdown party at Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat and a rally in the Cabinet Room to mark his birthday are under police investigation. A report produced by senior civil servant Sue Gray listed a series of ‘failures of leadership and judgement’ within No 10 and the Cabinet Office …

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Praise for short-lived Blackburn center as he receives ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report

Caring staff at a council-run short stay center for disabled children have been praised for their ‘outstanding’ work by Ofsted. Apple Trees in Blackburn, which is managed by Blackburn with Darwen Council, has been rated exceptional by Ofsted inspectors across the board – for the sixth year running. It is …

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Burnley consider Origi in late striker race but faces Serie A competition

Burnley could pursue Liverpool’s Divock Origi as they scramble to find a replacement for Chris Wood, according to reports. Origi is out of contract at the end of the season and Liverpool are ready to let him go before the end of the January transfer window. Burnley, meanwhile, are desperate …

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Could Blackpool reignite their interest in Oxford United midfielder Cameron Brannagan on transfer deadline day?

Read more Read more Blackpool player ratings as in-demand Josh Bowler sparkles in Fulham draw Acquiring the 25-year-old’s services has been Blackpool’s number one priority this month, but a potential move appeared to have hit a dead end. However, That of the sun Alan Nixon is now reporting that a …

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Arts and culture outside London will receive funding in Leveling Up white paper

The government has unveiled plans to invest funds in arts and culture outside the capital. Ahead of the Leveling Up white paper, due out this week, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said more than 100 locations outside of London will benefit from extra money to from …

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Team GB weightlifter set to open new gym in Burnley

A semi-professional footballer and weightlifter for Team GB is about to open a new gym in an empty industrial unit in Burnley. A planning application has been submitted to Burnley Borough Council to change the use of a unit at Kestrel Court in Hapton from storage to personal training. The …

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Blackpool council tax set to rise by 3% as £8.6m budget cuts are made for 2022 and 2023

Council tax in Blackpool is set to rise by 2.99 per cent this year, with town hall bosses set to withdraw a further £8.6million from the resort’s budget. However, there are no mandatory job cuts this year and city services such as libraries and leisure centers have been protected. There’s …

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Former Deutsche Bank traders have US Libor rigging convictions overturned

A US court has overturned the convictions of two former Deutsche Bank traders for allegedly rigging the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor). A three-judge panel at the Second United States Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled that the U.S. government “has failed to demonstrate that any of the merchant-influenced …

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WEEKEND: New Hyde Exhibition Features Master Printer Robert Blackburn | Local

If the weather forecast has you thinking of ways to stay warm this weekend, head to The Hyde Collection for the opening of a new Smithsonian exhibition by influential black artist and master printer Robert Blackburn. The Strand Theater in Hudson Falls offers two shows on its historic theater stage. …

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Transfer news: Burnley open talks with Wolfsburg for striker Wout Weghorst

Burnley confident of striking a deal with Wolfsburg for star striker Wout Weghorst as Sean Dyche seeks to fill the void left by Chris Wood and bolster his attacking options in a bid to avoid relegation Burnley saw striker Chris Wood leave for relegation rivals Newcastle this month Sean Dyche’s …

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New Blackpool estate with planted pond created for Marton Moss pitch

Plans have been revealed to build 52 new homes on part of Marton Moss previously slated to become part of a wider Kensington Developments scheme. Rowland Homes has submitted a full planning application to council seeking permission for a mix of two to five bedroom, semi-detached and detached properties on …

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Lyon deny accepting Bruno Guimaraes deal with Newcastle

Lyon have denied having reached an agreement with Newcastle over the sale of midfielder Bruno Guimaraes. According to reports on Wednesday morning, the Premier League side had agreed a fee for the 24-year-old Brazil international who was due to undergo a medical while away with his national side this week. …

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Northwich RUFC slide to another heavy defeat against Blackburn

EXPECTATIONS were subdued at Moss Farm as Northwich RUFC’s last Test was a visit from Blackburn, seeking promotions. As always, the blacks were enthusiastic and dedicated to the cause, but ultimately the quality chasm repeated itself again. Blackburn arrived confident and ready to take advantage of Northwich’s inexperience, and they …

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Alli ‘wanted by Brighton, Burnley and Everton as trio look to hijack Newcastle move for struggling Tottenham star’

PREMIER LEAGUE trio Brighton, Burnley and Everton are reportedly looking to hijack Newcastle’s move for Tottenham outcast Dele Alli. The former England international could leave Spurs on a six-month loan by the end of the January transfer window. 1 Alli is linked with a Spurs departureCredit: GETTY IMAGES Newcastle are …

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The Fits’ Blackpool punk rocker drowned after falling from Lover’s Leap

The Fits with Michael Crudge on the far right A former punk rocker from Blackpool has drowned after accidentally falling off a cliff into the River Dart on Dartmoor. Michael Crudge, who was a singer in a 1970s band called The Fits before moving to Devon and becoming a healer …

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Deadly rush overshadows Cameroon’s Africa Cup progress

Cameroon’s progress at the Africa Cup of Nations was overshadowed by a stampede outside the stadium that killed at least six people in the host nation’s win over Comoros. The thunderbolt came as the crowd struggled to gain access to the Olembe stadium in the capital Yaounde as Cameroon beat …

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Blackburn Village toilets are broken and dirty

Toilet blocks in the informal settlement of Blackburn Village, north of Durban, are in a sorry state. Residents say they have to defecate in a nearby field. Photos: Nokulunga Majola Toilet blocks in the informal settlement of Blackburn Village, north of Durban, are in a sorry state. Residents are now …

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Met Office weather forecast for Preston, Lancaster, Blackpool, Burnley and Blackburn this week

The start of the week is expected to be gray for most of us in Lancashire, with a few spells of rain in some areas later in the week. Temperatures are unlikely to reach double digits or drop below freezing and should largely avoid any dramatic downpours. Some areas can …

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Harrogate 8 Fylde 33: Key to determined defense for fourth straight win

Read more Read more Fylde RFC hopes Sale Sharks youngster’s try will be first of many Harrogate were brave and spirited but Fylde was never in real danger, taking his risks and defending vigorously to concede just one try for the second week running. The five teams in the breakaway …

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German navy chief resigns over Ukraine comments

The head of the German navy has resigned after being criticized at home and abroad for his comments on Ukraine and Russia. Speaking at an event in India on Friday, Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach said Ukraine would not regain the Crimean peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. He also said …

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BBC The Weakest Link: Tony Blackburn, from BBC sacking to Valium addiction

Appearing on The Weakest Link on Saturday January 22, famed DJ and radio presenter Tony Blackburn who suffered a scandal with the BBC and battled valium addiction. Tony rose to fame with BBC Radio 1 as the first DJ to be heard on the station, on the morning show, when …

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Burnley vs Arsenal line-ups predicted as Sean Dyche backs Jay Rodriguez to fill Chris Wood void

It’s somewhat of a guessing game trying to predict Burnley’s squad for their Premier League return to Arsenal on Sunday. The Clarets haven’t kicked the ball since losing to Huddersfield Town in the FA Cup earlier this month and have seen several players test positive for Covid since. It forced …

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Blackpool Odeon cinema set to be ditched for trampoline park and indoor golf

Proposals have been put forward to convert the Odeon Cinema in Blackpool into a trampoline park, indoor golf course or bowling alley amid speculation the building may no longer be used as a cinema after next year. According to planning documents, the cinema chain’s lease is due to expire in …

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Bank should ‘lean against’ long-term inflation, MPC member says

A member of the Bank of England group that sets interest rates has warned that inflation is seeping into parts of the economy that are normally more stable, as she said the Bank should ‘s’ support against” long-term inflation. Catherine Mann said that as we approach 2022 in the UK, …

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CHAPMAN: Games in hand cause chaos in Premier League races

Breadcrumb Links Sports Football Publication date : January 20, 2022 • 44 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Burnley manager Sean Dyche. Reuters Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this …

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Teenagers hit and robbed of £350, iPhone XR and Gucci bag

A teenager was hit with a baseball bat following a ‘vicious and nasty’ street robbery in Darwen. He was one of two boys from Bolton who were approached by a group of seven to 10 people around 5.20pm on December 30 on Richmond Terrace. The boys aged 16 and 14 …

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A baby girl from Blackburn has died in hospital after missing opportunities to spot complications

A coroner has highlighted how a 14-week-old baby girl died following missed opportunities to anticipate complications after certain medical details were not fully reported. An inquest at Accrington Town Hall heard how Elsie-Lynn Ganley was born prematurely at 26 weeks on November 26, 2020 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit …

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Henry Moore’s ‘unique and rare’ sculpture found on family mantelpiece

A ‘unique and rare’ sculpture by pioneering British artist Henry Moore has been discovered after sitting on a family’s mantelpiece for years. The abstract depiction of two lead figures, called Mother And Child, was authenticated by Dreweatts auctioneers alongside experts from the Henry Moore Foundation, who traced it to a …

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Blackburn Rovers candidates to replace in Ryan Nyambe’s absence as Tony Mowbray explains dilemma

Blackburn Rovers may have survived without Ryan Nyambe’s presence in the win over Cardiff City, but his red card dismissal presents an intriguing dilemma for Tony Mowbray and his coaching staff. Rovers are in action again on Wednesday night as they travel to MKM Stadium to complete their rescheduled game …

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Dame Julie Walters supports Samaritans Brew Monday

Dame Julie Walters supports Samaritans Brew Monday (Photo: Stuart C Wilson, Getty Images) Beat the January Blues National Treasurer Dame Julie Walters joins faces from television, comedy and talented artists across the UK to encourage people to have a cup of tea and a chat with someone they care about …

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Cleator Moor Celtic 1 AFC Blackpool 2: Fleetwood Town’s instant impact on loan

AFC boss Martin Baird has fielded a strong squad with Jake Darnell set to return, only to retire during the warm-up. It proved a blessing in disguise as Clarke, on loan from Fleetwood Town, took advantage of the AFC game’s first chance 10 minutes later. A well-organized corner routine saw …

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Judges deliberate as Novak Djokovic awaits Australian Open fate

Novak Djokovic’s wait to find out his fate at the Australian Open continued as three judges retired to consider their verdict in his appeal against the cancellation of his visa before the Federal Circuit and the Court of family from Australia. The world number one’s lawyers and Immigration Minister Alex …

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EFL highlights and recap: Fulham run riot; Victory for Blackburn, Derby and Middlesbrough | Soccer News

Aleksandar Mitrovic propelled Fulham to the top of the Sky Bet Championship as the Cottagers came from behind twice to claim a comprehensive 6-2 win over Bristol City. Knocked out of the top two after Blackburn’s victory at Cardiff earlier, Fulham were caught off guard in the seventh minute after …

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From raising Man City to mixing with Messi and Mbappe – the rise of Burnley target Seko Fofana

Burnley transfer target Seko Fofana first arrived in England aged 18 but if the Clarets were able to secure a deal for the midfielder he would return as one of the France’s most successful players. The Ivory Coast international joined Man City as a teenager, and immediately comparisons were drawn …

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