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INQUEST: Former nursery nurse from Blackburn died after injecting 'cocktail of drugs'

A FORMER nursery nurse died after injecting herself with a 'cocktail of drugs', an inquest heard.

Preston Coroners Court heard Kerry Louise Hearle, from Blackburn, died after 'deliberately injecting herself' with a mixture of drugs at her home in Bonsall Street.

The

yesterday 19:38
INQUEST: Former nursery nurse from Blackburn died after injecting 'cocktail of drugs'

A FORMER nursery nurse died after injecting herself with a 'cocktail of drugs', an inquest heard.

Preston Coroners Court heard Kerry Louise Hearle, from Blackburn, died after 'deliberately injecting herself' with a mixture of drugs at her home in Bonsall Street.

The

yesterday 18:35
Firefighter completes his marathon challenge

A FIREFIGHTER was flying the flag for Lancashire in aid of other firemen at the London marathon.

David McCarty served at Leyland Fire Station in Lancashire and he put on his full fireman's uniform to raise cash for The Fire Fighters Charity.

He completed the gruelling

yesterday 15:26
MP signs employ protection charter

JULIE Cooper, Burnley and Padiham's MP, signed the Trade Union Congress 'Dying to Work' charter, to support and protect employees who become terminally ill.

Since its launch in April 2016 the charter now protects over half a million employees with companies such as Legal and

yesterday 13:20
Nelson councillor Mohammad Sakib's car set alright in Regent Street

A COUNCILLOR and his family were left ‘traumatised’ after his car was deliberately set on fire outside his home.

Cllr Mohammad Sakib watched in horror as his family car, an Audi Q7, was set on fire outside his home in Regent Street, Nelson, at 2.10am on Saturday.

The

yesterday 13:20
Nelson councillor Mohammad Sakib's car set alright in Regent Street

This is the moment a councillor's car went up in flames after it was dosed in a flammable liquid and set on fire.

Cllr Mohammad Sakib watched in horror as his family car, a 14-plate Audi Q7, was set on fire outside his home in Regent Street, Nelson, at 2.10am on Saturday.

yesterday 12:17
Children's safety was put at risk at Dar Ul Madinah pre-school in Blackburn

NURSERY school children’s safety was put at risk by ‘inadequate’ working practices including not checking whether new staff had criminal records, a damning report said.

Education inspectorate Ofsted visited Dar Ul Madinah nursery in Granville Road, Blackburn, last month and

yesterday 07:02
Children's safety was put at risk at Dar Ul Madinah pre-school in Blackburn

NURSERY school children’s safety was put at risk by ‘inadequate’ working practices including not checking whether new staff had criminal records, a damning report said.

Education inspectorate Ofsted visited Dar Ul Madinah nursery in Granville Road, Blackburn, last month and

yesterday 05:59
'Loving' Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash named locally

A 'LOVING' mother-of-six from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said a petrol tanker collided with the coach travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people on Saturday.

The grandmother-of-13, in her

2018-04-22 23:35
'Loving' Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash named locally

A 'LOVING' mother-of-six from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said a petrol tanker collided with the coach travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people on Saturday.

The grandmother-of-13, in her

2018-04-22 23:35
Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash named locally

A MOTHER from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said a petrol tanker collided with the coach travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people on Saturday.

The woman in her 60s has been named locally as

2018-04-22 22:32
Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash named locally

A MOTHER from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said a petrol tanker collided with the coach  travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people on Saturday.

The woman in her 60s has been named locally

2018-04-22 20:26
Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash

A WOMAN from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel company has said.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said the coach collided with a petrol tanker travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people, a woman in her 60s from Blackburn and three

2018-04-22 18:20
Blackburn OAP pleasured himself on doorstep as he let pet pug out

A PENSIONER was seen by neighbours pleasuring himself on his front doorstep.

Blackburn magistrates heard four different witnesses reported William Gordon, 80, after seeing him with his pants round his ankles.

The court was told one of the witnesses had her 15-year-old

2018-04-22 08:53
Blackburn OAP pleasured himself on doorstep as he let pet pug out

A PENSIONER was seen by neighbours pleasuring himself on his front doorstep.

Blackburn magistrates heard four different witnesses reported William Gordon, 80, after seeing him with his pants round his ankles.

The court was told one of the witnesses had her 15-year-old

2018-04-22 07:50
Man, 19, charged following 'callous' Blackburn attack

A MAN has been charged by police in connection with an incident which left a man in a critical condition in hospital.

Hassan Khan, 19, of Lynwood Road, Blackburn, has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent after he was arrested following an incident

2018-04-21 23:26
Daily News
Accrington Stanley group the best I've ever had - John Coleman

JOHN Coleman wasn't afraid to tell his players in pre-season that promotion was the target, but the first time Reds boss mentioned the title to his charges was just eight games ago.

A point from their final three games will seal top spot in League Two for Stanley, with the first

today 04:02
Mike Pompeo nomination for secretary of state narrowly clears panel

Mike Pompeo, US president Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, has avoided a rare rebuke as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him.

But the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to lead the CIA and Veterans Affairs (VA) are

today 01:56
George HW Bush taken to hospital with blood infection

Former president George HW Bush has been taken to hospital in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara, a spokesman said.

Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering”. He

today 01:56
Millicent Fawcett statue to be unveiled in Parliament Square

The first statue of a woman in Parliament Square is to be unveiled, two years after the campaign to get female representation outside the Palace of Westminster first began.

Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist who fought for women’s right to vote in the early 20th century, will join

today 01:56
Baby makes five: William and Kate settle into life at home with new son

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are settling into life as a family of five after bringing their new baby son home from hospital.

William and Kate have retreated to the sanctuary of Kensington Palace after introducing their third child to the world on the steps of the exclusive

today 00:53
Nine dead and 16 injured after van hits pedestrians in Toronto

A rented van mounted a crowded Toronto pavement, killing nine people and injuring 16 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities have said.

Witnesses said the driver was moving fast and appeared to be acting deliberately, but

today 00:53
What the papers say – April 24

The royal arrival makes headlines and leads several of Tuesday’s papers, along with the continuing Windrush row.

Images of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with Kate cradling the young prince in her arms, feature on nearly all the front pages.

The Sun says the prince

today 00:53
George HW Bush take to hospital with blood infection

Former president George HW Bush has been taken to hospital in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara, a spokesman said.

Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering”. He

today 00:53
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today 04:02 Accrington Stanley group the best I've ever had - John Coleman
today 01:56 Mike Pompeo nomination for secretary of state narrowly clears panel
today 01:56 George HW Bush taken to hospital with blood infection
today 01:56 Millicent Fawcett statue to be unveiled in Parliament Square
today 00:53 Baby makes five: William and Kate settle into life at home with new son
today 00:53 Nine dead and 16 injured after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
today 00:53 What the papers say – April 24
today 00:53 George HW Bush take to hospital with blood infection
today 00:53 Alfie’s parents lose last-ditch court appeal in fight for treatment
today 00:53 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 00:53 Ulster Rugby to continue ban of news journalists at pre-match press conferences
today 23:50 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 23:50 Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
today 23:50 Sam Allardyce wants to move on from Everton fans’ survey
today 22:47 Google parent firm Alphabet reports strong financial results
today 22:47 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 22:47 Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
today 22:47 Alfie’s parents lose last-ditch court appeal in fight for treatment
today 22:47 Bardhi brace in Bilbao moves Levante closer to LaLiga safety
today 22:47 Hellas Verona edge closer to drop after defeat against Genoa
today 22:47 Walcott goal lifts Everton to eighth in the Premier League
today 22:47 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson will relish Roma semi-final clash
today 22:47 Chelsea defender Gary Cahill not giving up on World Cup place
today 22:47 Jurgen Klopp vows not to heap pressure on his players before Roma tie
today 22:47 Chorley win Lancashire Challenge Trophy after 3-2 win over Clitheroe
yesterday 21:44 Tory MP calls for foreign firms to be banned from investing in UK property
yesterday 21:44 Mythical King Arthur favourite name for new royal baby
yesterday 21:44 Waffle House murders suspect arrested after massive manhunt
yesterday 21:44 Driver held after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
yesterday 21:44 Rovers U23s celebrate title success in style with win over West Brom
yesterday 21:44 Rovers U23s celebrate title success in style with win over West Brom
yesterday 20:41 David Davis hopes Brexit deal on Irish border will be done by October
yesterday 20:41 Cosby opts not to give evidence in sex trial as defence rests
yesterday 20:41 I was wrong: Armenia’s premier quits as thousands join protests
yesterday 20:41 Amar Virdi impresses as Surrey see off battling Hampshire
yesterday 19:38 Citizenship fees waived for Windrush generation
yesterday 19:38 Citizenship fees waived for Windrush generation
yesterday 19:38 South African football league investigates after 18 hurt in stadium riot
yesterday 19:38 Donations for MasterChef star who died in marathon pass £50,000
yesterday 19:38 Alfie Evans gets Italian citizenship as fight for treatment continues
yesterday 19:38 ‘Welcome to the world’- Stars congratulate royals on baby
yesterday 19:38 Kate in patriotic red and white as she welcomes St George’s Day baby
yesterday 19:38 Suspect arrested after four killed in Waffle House shooting
yesterday 19:38 Manchester City won’t face action for pitch invasion
yesterday 19:38 INQUEST: Former nursery nurse from Blackburn died after injecting 'cocktail of drugs'
yesterday 18:35 Celebrities send congratulations to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on son’s birth
yesterday 18:35 Celebrities send congratulations to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on son’s birth
yesterday 18:35 Baby prince of Cambridge makes his debut with William and Kate
yesterday 18:35 EU launches in-depth probe into Apple’s takeover of UK’s Shazam
yesterday 18:35 Apple announces support for UK Year of Engineering scheme
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today 03:59 Hull woman caught handling stolen lawnmower, tents and fishing equipment
today 03:08 Royal Baby: Prince Cambridge HEAVIEST baby born to heir IN CENTURY - ‘What a PORKER!’
today 03:08 Coronation Street: Producer Kate Oates QUITS soap after criticism over controversial plots
today 03:08 Toronto van attack: Who is police suspect Alek Minassian?
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today 02:02 Arsenal legend Ian Wright fuming as golden boot and medals on sale for £7MILLION
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today 02:02 Alfie Evans given Italian citizenship boosting hopes of 'immediate transfer' for treatment
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today 02:02 Toronto van attack suspect NAMED after ten killed
today 02:02 BREAKING: Alfie Evans's dad claims 'son's life support has been withdrawn'
today 01:50 Britain's Fat Fight: Why we're losing
today 01:50 Where have the UK's 10,000 Syrian refugees gone?
today 01:50 In pictures: Sophie Raworth and the 150-mile desert ultra-marathon
today 01:50 Co-living in London: Friendship, fines and frustration
today 01:50 MPs announce hand car-wash 'slavery probe'
today 01:50 Jillian Howell death: Victim 'had bully scrawled on head'
today 01:50 Horses 'fly-tipped and left to die', says RSPCA
today 01:14 World in brief: April 24
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today 01:02 Britain's Got Talent 2018: Pensioner lost MILLIONS after giving hit song to Pat Benatar
today 01:02 Toronto van attack pictures: Devastating images of pedestrian horror as death toll rises
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today 01:02 BREAKING: George HW Bush 'IN INTENSIVE CARE' just days after death of wife Barbara Bush
today 01:02 Obamas congratulate royals on third child and propose Kensington Palace PYJAMA PARTY
today 00:59 April 22 will forever be known as Stephen Lawrence Day, Theresa May says
today 00:59 Toronto van attack suspect NAMED after nine killed
today 00:59 Miss Bum Bum winner Suzy Cortez in kinky Coutinho tribute
today 00:59 Camilla Parker Bowles RINSED after documentary reveals Duchess 'spooked by ghost'
today 00:59 He’s here! World’s FIRST glimpse of Kate and Wills’ royal baby
today 00:59 Cops capture 'Waffle House shooter' who 'killed four in NAKED rampage'
today 00:59 'Congratulations and celebrations' BBC quote Cliff Richard song after police raid
today 00:59 BREAKING: Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised a day after wife's funeral
today 00:47 Labour election candidate facing calls to stand down
today 00:47 Alfie Evans parents lose 'last-ditch appeal' over life support
today 00:11 Toronto van swerves across four lanes to 'deliberately' hit pedestrians - witnesses
today 00:11 'Kill me': Van attack suspect shouts to police after Toronto collision
today 00:11 1 in 5 cases of PMS may be linked to drinking alcohol, study claims
today 00:08 Drinking alcohol linked to more severe symptoms of PMS
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today 23:59 ‘What Brexit rebellion?’ Confident Iain Duncan Smith promises ‘Remainers will NOT win’
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