Detectives investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl in Blackburn have released new images of her on the night she was injured.Read the full story ›
A 17 year old girl from Blackburn who suffered a fractured skull has died
Shannon Aspin was taken by paramedics to Royal Preston Hospital from an address on St Gabriels Avenue at around 8.20pm on Thursday, July 28.
She remained in hospital but passed away last night. A post mortem examination will take place in due course to try to establish the exact cause of death.
She was thought to have been on Rutland Close on the evening of Thursday, July 28 where she was seen arguing with a man on the street.
A 21 year old man from Blackburn was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on bail pending further enquiries until October 21.
Shannon was a generous person who was full of life and brought joy and happiness to everyone that knew her. She was like Tigger, she never sat still, full of life and laughter and energy. Shannon was looking forward to starting a new job and apprenticeship.
Thousands of Muslims across the North West have started celebrating the festival of Eid. Hundreds gathered in Blackburn's Witton Park to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in which believers fast during daylight hours.
A student from Bolton caught up in the Istanbul terrorist attack said if her flight from Manchester hadn't been delayed she could have been killed.
Heather Nelson was just leaving her plane at Ataturk airport, when three attackers opened fire and blew themselves up, killing 41 people and injuring several hundred more.
She told her family she saw blood everywhere in a scene of devastation.
Patients are being told to stay away from A&E at Royal Blackburn Hospital after a huge increase in demand over past two daysRead the full story ›
Blackburn councillor Salim Mulla has been suspended by the party over anti-Semitic comments made on Twitter and Facebook.Read the full story ›
Blackburn Rovers says the club's manager Paul Lambert is to leave the club at the end of the current campaign.
The club says Lambert has decided to activate a release clause in his contract and will step down after Rovers' final game of the season against Reading on May 7.
The club has thanked Lambert for his efforts since joining in November and says the search for a new manager will begin immediately.
Blackburn Rovers can announce that Paul Lambert will be leaving the club at the end of the current campaign: https://t.co/0woaloY3pY
I would like to place on record my thanks to the Owners, and especially the players, staff and fans for the tremendous backing and support I have received since I arrived.
It’s a brilliant club, with great people, and I wish it every success in the future. For now, I remain fully focused and determined to try to win the final two games of the season, starting this Saturday against Rotherham.
Arsonist jailed for more than three years after starting blaze at house with occupant insideRead the full story ›
Police in Lancashire are growing increasingly concerned for a missing woman from Blackburn. Samantha Bell, 33, was last seen on Friday.Read the full story ›
The family of a baby who has cancer have returned to their hometown of Blackburn to thank them for their support.
Seventeen-month-old Poppy-Mai has a terminal brain tumour and has been given just days to live.
Her family are determined to make every day they have with her count.