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Family launch desperate appeal for beloved Audi they nicknamed 'Raudi' - and believe it's in Blackburn

A family are trying to track down a car that had been vandalised, after selling it on to someone in Blackburn. A woman is trying to hunt down a beloved Audi nicknamed 'Raudi' - because it has huge sentimental value to her family. Jess Watson and her family live in County Durham and in 2020, decided to purchase an A4 with an "iconic look."

lancs.live ,  2 hours ago 8
Family launch desperate appeal for beloved Audi they nicknamed 'Raudi' - and believe it's in Blackburn

Residents urged to keep windows and doors closed as emergency crews tackle fire at industrial estate in Poulton-le-Fylde

A fire broke out at a commercial building in Poulton-le-Fylde. Six fire engines from Blackpool, Bispham, Fleetwood, South Shore and St Annes were called to Beacon Road at around 1.30pm on Monday (July 4). The command support unit and aerial ladder from Blackburn were also mobilised to help tackle the fire.

fleetwoodtoday.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Residents urged to keep windows and doors closed as emergency crews tackle fire at industrial estate in Poulton-le-Fylde

Police raise concern after man who went missing and was found is missing again

Blackburn man who went missing and was found is missing again A man who was found after going missing last week has gone missing again. Ian Thompson from Blackburn went missing last week but police found him in Preston over the weekend. Ian, 30, has since gone missing again and police are concerned for his welfare.

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 2
Police raise concern after man who went missing and was found is missing again

Blackburn man who went missing and was found is missing again

A man who was found after going missing last week has gone missing again. Ian Thompson from Blackburn went missing last week but police found him in Preston over the weekend. Ian, 30, has since gone missing again and police are concerned for his welfare. He is described as 5ft 6in tall, of slim build, with black short thinning hair.

thisislancashire.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Blackburn man who went missing and was found is missing again

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

EVERTON icon Duncan Ferguson has left his coaching role at Goodison Park as he eyes up his first managerial job. The 50-year-old was assistant manager to Carlo Ancelotti, Rafa Benitez and Frank Lampard in Merseyside. He was recently passed up by Blackburn for their vacant head coach role, with Jon Dahl Tomasson appointed instead.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Everton legend Duncan Ferguson quits Goodison Park coaching role as he targets managerial job after Blackburn snub

Fraudsters conned pensioner into buying £38,000 Rolex watch

A Blackburn pensioner was scammed into buying a £38,000 Rolex watch by a man claiming to be a police officer. The victim, a man in his 70s from the Roe Lee, was contacted on Tuesday (June 28) by a fraudster pretending to be a police man who told the victim that his bank card had been cloned and used in a fraud in London.

thisislancashire.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
Fraudsters conned pensioner into buying £38,000 Rolex watch

Blackburn pensioner conned out of £38k Rolex in callous courier scam

The victim, a man in his 70s from Roe Lee, was contacted by a man claiming to be a police officer from London Police have launched an investigation after a Blackburn pensioner was scammed out of £38,000 and persuaded to buy a Rolex watch. The victim, a man in his 70s from the Roe Lee area of the town, was contacted on Tuesday (June 28) by a man falsely claiming to be a police officer from London.

lancs.live ,  3 hours ago 15
Blackburn pensioner conned out of £38k Rolex in callous courier scam

Fake police officer manipulates Blackburn pensioner into buying and handing over £38k Rolex watch in courier fraud scam

A Blackburn pensioner was conned out of £38,000 in a courier fraud scam. A man in his 70s from the Roe Lee area was contacted by a man who claimed to be a police officer from London on Tuesday (June 28). The fraudster told the victim that his bank card had been cloned and used in a fraud in London.

lep.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 28
Fake police officer manipulates Blackburn pensioner into buying and handing over £38k Rolex watch in courier fraud scam

Urgent appeal launched to help find missing Blackburn man Ian Thompson

An appeal has been launched to help find a missing man from Blackburn. Ian Thompson was last seen near London Way in Preston at around 8pm on Sunday (July 3). The 30-year-old is described as 5ft 6in tall, of slim build and has black short thinning hair.

garstangcourier.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 0
Urgent appeal launched to help find missing Blackburn man Ian Thompson

Brereton Diaz sold, Van Hecke return - Blackburn Rovers' best and worst case transfer window

A look at the possible outcomes of the summer transfer window for Blackburn Rovers Jon Dahl Tomasson has less than four weeks to mould his Blackburn Rovers squad ahead of the club's first pre-season friendly. After completing a week's training in Portugal, all eyes are now on Accrington Stanley this weekend.

lancs.live ,  6 hours ago 4
Brereton Diaz sold, Van Hecke return - Blackburn Rovers' best and worst case transfer window

Teenager driven to high school prom in £3 million supercar

Blackburn teenager driven to high school prom in £3m Bugatti Chiron A teenager from Blackburn has been driven to his prom in one of the most expensive cars in the world. Asim Hussain, a Year 11 pupil at Witton Park Academy in Blackburn, arrived at his prom in the ultimate supercar - a multi-million pound Bugatti Chiron.

theoldhamtimes.co.uk ,  7 hours ago 5
Teenager driven to high school prom in £3 million supercar

Sheffield Wednesday signing Sam Durrant added to under-23 squad

Sheffield Wednesday have signed Sam Durrant from Blackburn Rovers, although the 20-year-old is not expected to go straight into the first-team squad. The winger played on trial for Sheffield Wednesday's under-23s in May, scoring a long-range goal against Millwall. Having been released by Blackburn, Wednesday have signed him up.

yorkshirepost.co.uk ,  8 hours ago 2
Sheffield Wednesday signing Sam Durrant added to under-23 squad

Blackburn Rovers transfer update as Daniel Ayala training absence explained

Eagled-eyed supporters spotted the Spaniard was absent from a group training picture from Rovers' warm-weather camp in Portugal Blackburn Rovers are hopeful of completing one or two new signings before they face Accrington Stanley this weekend. Jon Dahl Tomasson is yet to make a fresh addition since being announced as the club's new head coach last month.

lancs.live ,  8 hours ago 0
Blackburn Rovers transfer update as Daniel Ayala training absence explained

Blackburn man given court summons after Barrowford death

A man has been given summons to appear at court following the death of a man in Barrowford. Police officers were called out at around 5-20pm on October 29th last year after a report of a sudden death in a house at River Way in the village. Officers attended an address and found the body of a 45-year-old man, later named as James O'Hara.

burnleyexpress.net ,  9 hours ago 6
Blackburn man given court summons after Barrowford death

Borough to mark Bosnian genocide

Blackburn with Darwen to mark Bosnian genocide Blackburn with Darwen Council is organising a series of events to mark Srebrenica Memorial Day on Monday. Their them will be ‘Combatting Denial: Challenging Hatred’. The Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, Councillor Suleman Khonat said:“This week will mark 27 years since the horrific genocide in Srebrenica where over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim people were murdered because of hate.

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 2
Borough to mark Bosnian genocide

Blackburn man to appear in court on manslaughter charge after 45-year-old dies

Man to appear in court on manslaughter charge after 45-year-old found dead in Barrowford A 31-year-old is to appear in court charged with manslaughter after a man died following an assault. Police were called around 5.20pm on October 29 last year after reports were received of a sudden death in River Way, Barrowford.

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 3
Blackburn man to appear in court on manslaughter charge after 45-year-old dies

Bishop says ‘hello’ to 21 new Lancashire priests before his own ‘goodbye’ later this month

The Church of England has ordained 21 new priests in Lancashire over the weekend. The Bishop of Blackburn carried out the ordinations of 19 of the newcomers at Blackburn Cathedral on Saturday. The remaining two were carried out by the Bishop of Burnley in Accrington on Sunday. Amongst the new arrivals are a solicitor, an NHS physiotherapist, a former Royal Military Police officer, a teacher, a student welfare officer and a civil servant.

lep.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 6
Bishop says ‘hello’ to 21 new Lancashire priests before his own ‘goodbye’ later this month

Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are anti-social behaviour hotspots

Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are ASB hotspots BLACKBURN with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are among Lancashire's anti-social behaviour 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.

lancashiretelegraph.co.uk ,  10 hours ago 0
Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Burnley are anti-social behaviour hotspots