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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Experts demand Chris Wood’s move to Newcastle United, raise key Burnley question

Selling Chris Wood to Newcastle United would be an indication that Burnley has raised the white flag, believes former England stopper Rob Green. The Magpies have an interest in the Clarets forward and there has been speculation that there was a release clause in his Turf Moor contract. If that …

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Call to find out the whereabouts of two missing Blackpool teenagers last seen on Monday morning

Police are concerned about the disappearance of two teenage girls from Blackpool who were last seen yesterday morning (January 10). Caitlyn Morgan and Alicia Bond are both missing in the Bispham Road area of ​​the complex and are believed to be still in town and together. Read more:Two women and …

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Tony Mowbray lands Ryan Nyambe ultimatum amid Blackburn Rovers contract deadlock

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has called Ryan Nyambe’s contractual situation shameful in light of the lingering uncertainty over his future. Nyambe is one of the many key first-team players who are in possession of a contract which expires at the end of the current campaign. Rovers has been in …

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Blackpool NHS staff lose vital IVF funding as thieves target their homes on Christmas Day

Two NHS workers who have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic were devastated to return from their shifts on Christmas Day to find they had been robbed, including vital savings that had been spent on treating IVF. Jodie Toal and her partner Jamie are both health assistants and spent Christmas Day …

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Gary Neville shares Burnley fears as expert delivers verdict at Newcastle United and Leeds United

Gary Neville admits he fears for Burnley’s chances of survival in the Premier League, but still believes the Clarets could pull off an act of survival. Sean Dyche’s side are in the last three ahead of Thursday’s game at Manchester United, but after seeing their last three games canceled due …

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Christmas in Lancashire town with one of the highest Covid rates in the country as Omicron takes hold

A Lancashire town with high Covid rates is likely a sign of what’s to come in the county, a health official has warned. Cases in the town of Darwen last week reached more than 1,000 per 100,000 inhabitants, placing the region among the highest in the UK. Dominic Harrison, director …

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Leeds United’s troubles give Burnley hope in Premier League fight for survival

Burnley may have been out in the last two Premier League games but they haven’t lost ground to their relegation rivals heading into Christmas. Sean Dyche’s side were due to face Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon until the game was postponed after a Covid-19 outbreak at Bodymoor Heath meant Steven …

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Blackpool toddler needs life-changing treatment to ‘keep her walking, smiling and laughing’

Big-hearted staff at a popular Lancashire pub are raising funds to help a ‘smiling’ and ‘laughing’ toddler with several serious health issues. Two-year-old Scarlett Steeden-Smith from Blackpool suffers from cerebral palsy, a cyst in her brain and chronic kidney disease. Scarlett and her twin sister Beatrix were born at Royal …

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Blackburn Rovers hit by Covid outbreak with player testing positive

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has confirmed that a player and staff member have tested positive for Covid-19. The player in question has reportedly tested positive after the return trip from Bournemouth and had three close contacts. Of those contacts, two of the players are eligible to feature this weekend …

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Live: M6, M55, M65, M61 and Lancashire traffic updates for December 15, 2021

Welcome to the LancsLive Traffic Blog where you will find the latest updates from all over Lancashire. LancsLive will be keeping an eye on Lancashire’s extensive motorway network as well as the A and B routes. We will also be taking a look at the railway lines and general traffic …

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M6, M61, M65, M55 delays and crashes in Lancashire – live

Welcome to the LancsLive Traffic Blog where you will find the latest updates from all over Lancashire. LancsLive will be keeping an eye on Lancashire’s extensive motorway network as well as the A and B routes. We will also be taking a look at the railway lines and general traffic …

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Weather forecast for Blackpool, Lake District, Preston and East Lancs by area

Most parts of Lancashire and the Lake District will be affected by heavy rains tomorrow (December 9) following flooding in parts of the county due to Storm Barra. Most of the county will see showers throughout the day, with a few sunny intervals in places. The strong wind from Storm …

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Girl with Autism’s Nightmare Blackpool Stays in ‘Frost’ at Norbreck Castle Hotel with ‘Cracked’ Window Stuck Together

A guest at the Norbreck Castle Hotel said the “scruffy” hotel caused a nightmare stay for her and her autistic daughter. Stephanie Hughes, from Newcastle, stayed at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool last month with her daughter. They had come to the resort so her daughter could participate in …

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Gang bombs fire crews with missiles in shocking CCTV footage

Alarming footage was shared of a group attacking emergency services with fireworks on Bonfire Night. Lancashire Constabulary released the CCTV footage in an attempt to locate the offenders, who launched the assault on the fire trucks on November 5. In the video, a group can be seen throwing numerous fireworks …

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Weekend weather forecast for Blackpool, Preston, Lancashire, Blackburn and Burnley

Wind warnings were issued ahead of the weekend as a low pressure system is expected to bring strong gusts and heavy rain on Friday and Saturday, with even sleet and snow forecast in some spots. The strongest winds are expected to arrive in northern Scotland on Friday afternoon and then …

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Bird flu confirmed in Blackpool Stanley Park with total of 15 birds killed

One of the swans who died in a Blackpool park has tested positive for bird flu, it has been confirmed. Three swans have died in Stanley Park after showing symptoms of the disease, also known as bird flu. The Blackpool Council says a total of 15 birds died with similar …

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Seven things Lancashire doesn’t have, but many would like

Have you ever been to another town or village, impressed with the shops, facilities and restaurants they have and find yourself thinking, ‘I wish Lancashire had one’? While Lancashire as a whole is blessed with some great places to eat, shop, and explore, there are still many of those places …

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Blackburn’s Father’s Girlfriend Jordan Monahan “Thought She Had Food Poisoning” Before Her Death

A jury has heard that a woman who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend Jordan Monaghan did not like taking medication. Evie Adams, 24, died of a fatal overdose of tramadol and diazepam on October 24, 2019. Monaghan, 30, denies the murder of Ms Adams, as well as the murders …

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Weather forecast for Tuesday October 16th in Blackpool, Preston, Lancaster, Burnley, Blackburn

Overall Lancashire will have a lot of low cloud today with haze and hill fog in many places. However, this will improve slightly throughout the day, with the development of a brighter period. The rain will arrive from southeast Cumbria at dusk and then move to the southeast during the …

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Jack Cork clarifies contract by declaring Burnley intention

Midfielder Jack Cork has revealed there is an option to extend his contract with the Clarets for another year, providing security for the player and the club given the number of stars whose contracts expire this summer. Cork, who returns to former club Southampton with Burnley in the Premier League …

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Blackpool lights under dim lights leading to crime

Blackpool may be famous for its Illuminations display – but the lighting in some of its side streets has been criticized for being too dim. Now calls have been made for brighter street lighting as part of a £ 5million system upgrade. City Councilor Gary Coleman said at a Tourism, …

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Inside the vast Preston estate everyone is watching

The 16.9-acre residence has become one of the most viewed properties on RightMove A “phenomenal property” which can be found in an unpretentious location at the end of Brierley Lane, Preston, has become one of the UK’s most viewed properties. The seven-bedroom property is currently listed as a ‘POA’, which …

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