News from The Valley

The proposed location of the store, on School Lane, has already been changed once following concerns from locals
Koban-James Leatherd-Smith was found unresponsive by his mother Chloe at their home in Haslingden
The passenger is fighting for his life in hospital
Marc Stanton wrote a series of slurs on his wall in 2014 - he initially declined to apologise but has now amended his statement
Police hope to trace a dog walker who they stress "is being treated solely as a potential witness"
The Royal British Legion says the decision was made after a strategic review into how it runs its services and what it can offer to veterans
It is councillors on the authority’s development control committee who will have the final say when the application is brought before them
A vehicle flipped and ended up on its roof in the early morning smash on Moss Lane in Burscough
Police believe a Fiat Punto was driven deliberately at two pedestrians
Rugby Club player Katie MacDonald was knocked unconscious and suffered deep cuts to her face outside Alpine nightclub
The popular local used to be the Whittlefield Conservative Club and first opened its doors in 1920 - but now it will be a nursery
Another player also became a millionaire by matching the "Millionaire Maker" code
Pet owners are being to urged to regularly check their pets and homes for fleas
The shopfront  on Birley Street was pelted with eggs last night after reports during the day
The crash which police say was "driver error to blame" happened on Wennington Road

Driver flees scene of serious crash in Blackburn

Posted on 20 November 2019 | 9:46 am

Two pedestrians are believed to have been hit by a Fiat Punto on Whalley Banks at the junction with Pearson Street.
Police rushed to the scene in the early hours of this morning and have since closed the A59
All the latest from the Lancashire road network on November 20
Three talented students have won top medals in a range of national and global competitions
Valley Aloud triumphed at the Isle of Man's Festival of Choirs and the North Wales Choral Festival, Llandudno
people are being told to avoid the area while an investigation is carried out
Joseph McCann is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of attacking 11 women and children
The 32-year-old was rushed to Royal Preston Hospital but died three days later
The death of the 21-year-old is not being treated as suspicious
Parcels of land in the area had been seeded and left to flower during the redevelopment process