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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Leeds United return dates, training plan and Burnley fight after efforts to save Aston Villa game

[ad_1] Leeds United’s postponements of consecutive games have not dampened hopes that 2022 will start at the first opportunity on the pitch for Whites. As 2021 ends in a 4-1 loss to Arsenal, Burnley’s planned trip to Elland Road will hopefully prove to be the starting point of the footballing …

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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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‘Brutal’ – Neil Critchley’s candid verdict on the first half of the Blackpool Championship season

[ad_1] Neil Critchley admits his Blackpool side would have taken their position midway through the campaign before a ball was kicked, but admits the Tangerines want more as they consider the second half of the season. The Seasiders sit 12th in the league standings after playing their 23rd game of …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Blackpool Winter Gardens admits drop in ticket sales after plan B announcement

[ad_1] One of Lancashire’s most popular event spaces has seen a mixed response from visitors, since the government’s Covid Plan B guidelines were announced last week. Blackpool Winter Gardens have a busy Christmas events schedule and although it is confident it will remain open during the holiday season, the new …

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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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Perfect rainy day family Christmas events and activities in Blackpool, Preston, Burnley and across Lancashire

[ad_1] Snow, ice, heavy rain, high winds, sleet – winter can be beautiful, but sometimes the weather makes us want to stay indoors. But that doesn’t mean we have to miss the fun of Christmas or a trip out of the house and places across Lancashire have a plethora of …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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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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Lancashire Police report driver ran out of petrol on M61

A van driver has been reported for running out of fuel on a motorway in Lancashire. Police were called to the scene after receiving a call about a van that had run out of gasoline on the M61. Lancashire Police Tactical Operations said officers subsequently flagged the motorist for careless …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Plans to extend Manchester connection to Rossendale Metrolink are in doubt as East Lancs Railway bosses slam proposals

The plan to link the Metrolink network from Manchester to Rossendale has been heavily criticized by the chairman of the East Lancs Railway (ELR). Proposals for a tram-train link between the two areas – via Bury – would see old London Underground trains running along the historic ELR line to …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Jack Cork clarifies contract by declaring Burnley intention

[ad_1] 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 …

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Blackpool lights under dim lights leading to crime

[ad_1] 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 …

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