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'Not at that level' - Mowbray on Rovers' fading play-off hopes

Tony Mowbray believes Rovers’ play-off hopes have now drifted away from them and admits: ‘we’re not quite at that level yet’.

Rovers have slipped to 11th and eight points adrift of the top six after a run of three consecutive defeats following

today 07:02
'Not at that level' - Mowbray on Rovers' fading play-off hopes

Tony Mowbray believes Rovers’ play-off hopes have now drifted away from them and admits: ‘we’re not quite at that level yet’.

Rovers have slipped to 11th and eight points adrift of the top six after a run of three consecutive defeats following

today 05:59
Mill water warning as teens fall ill after swim

HEALTH chiefs have launched an investigation and warned against swimming at a well-known beauty spot ­– after several teenagers fell ill after going in the water.

Lancashire County Council and the Environment Agency are looking into ‘a potential issue’ with the

today 05:59
Car stopped by police found to have children aged two and four standing on back seat

Police took to social media to share their anger when they stopped this car yesterday.  

Burnley and Padiham Police posted on their Facebook page about the incident.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "You can probably imagine our ire when we stopped this vehicle

today 01:47
Car stopped by police found to have children aged two and four standing on back seat

Police took to social media to share their anger when they stopped this car yesterday.  

Burnley and Padiham Police posted on their Facebook page about the incident.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "You can probably imagine our ire when we stopped this vehicle

today 00:44
Motorists warned to expect delays as vehicle comes off the Grane Road

A VEHICLE has left the road on a main road into Blackburn.

Blackburn with Darwen Police posted on their social media pages tonight about the incident saying motorists may find delays to their journeys.  

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "Officers currently

yesterday 21:35
Motorists warned to expect delays as vehicle comes off the Grane Road

A VEHICLE has left the road on a main road into Blackburn.

Blackburn with Darwen Police posted on their social media pages tonight about the incident saying motorists may find delays to their journeys.  

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "Officers currently

yesterday 21:35
Europe is not the aim says Dyche as threadbare Clarets battle out draw

BURNLEY manager Sean Dyche insisted he is still not thinking about Europe after a draw with Sheffield United kept his threadbare side in with a chance of a top-seven finish.

John Egan's first Premier League goal came with 10 minutes left to deny Burnley victory after stand-in

yesterday 16:20
'Vehicle used as a weapon' as two people were hurt during hit and run in Stacksteads

TWO people were seriously injured during a hit and run in Bacup on Sunday morning.

The incident happened at about 1.45am on Sunday on Newchurch Road when there was an altercation outside the Rose and Crown pub.

One of those involved left the scene before returning in a

yesterday 16:20
Dack on Mowbray's mind as Rovers suffer another injury

Rovers lost another left back option to injury – but it was Bradley Dack that was on Tony Mowbray’s mind after the defeat to Leeds United.

Mowbray was already without regular left back Amari’i Bell and Derrick Williams, plus Joe Rankin-Costello who filled in there

yesterday 15:17
Burnley 1 Sheffield United 1: Late Blades goal denies Clarets third straight win

BURNLEY were denied a third straight 1-0 victory after John Egan's late equaliser earned Sheffield United a share of the spoils at Turf Moor.

Following victories over Watford and Crystal Palace, the Clarets were on course for another win thanks to a first half strike from James

yesterday 14:14
'Vehicle used as a weapon' as two people were hurt during hit and run in Stacksteads

TWO people were seriously injured during a hit and run in Bacup on Sunday morning.

The incident happened at about 1.45am on Sunday on Newchurch Road when there was an altercation outside the Rose and Crown pub.

One of those involved left the scene before returning in a

yesterday 14:14
Rovers' aims for their final five & Arma's magnificent seven

Rovers reporter Rich Sharpe picks out three talking points from the defeat to Leeds United. 

 

FIVE GAME AIM

Rovers have lost three matches in a row for the first time since March-April 2019. They will hope to follow this run of form with how they did

yesterday 12:08
Bielsa on Rovers' tactical switch he didn't expect for Leeds visit

Marcelo Bielsa admitted Rovers made changes he wasn’t expecting – as midfielder Mateusz Klich reflected on an ‘important victory’ for his side.

Bielsa’s side moved one step closer to promotion to the Premier League, inflicting a third successive defeat

yesterday 11:05
Bielsa on Rovers' tactical switch he didn't expect for Leeds visit

Marcelo Bielsa admitted Rovers made changes he wasn’t expecting – as midfielder Mateusz Klich reflected on an ‘important victory’ for his side.

Bielsa’s side moved one step closer to promotion to the Premier League, inflicting a third successive defeat

yesterday 11:05
'Just because Boris has opened the pubs doesn't mean you can drink and drive' - police warning after motorist is arrested in Nelson

POLICE have warned motorists about drink-driving after a driver was arrested last night.

Lancashire Road Police posted on social media about the incident in Nelson.

Just because Boris has opened the pubs doesn't mean you can drink and drive as this driver found in

yesterday 10:02
Daily News
Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from attending inquiry

Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have expressed anger at not being able to attend the inquiry into the disaster due to social-distancing measures.

The hearings into the blaze which killed 72 people in 2017 will resume on Monday, with limited attendance after being halted in mid-March as

today 07:02
Arts industry reacts to £1.57bn lifeline from Government

The Government’s £1.57 billion support package for the arts industry has been mostly well-received by those within the pandemic-ravaged sector.

The Tate, the Science Museum Group, the Natural History Museum, National Gallery and the Royal Shakespeare Company were among those

today 07:02
Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality

Lewis Hamilton described “taking a knee” before Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix as an emotional and poignant chapter in his battle to make Formula One a more inclusive sport.

Hamilton, wearing a ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirt, was joined by 13 of his contemporaries

today 07:02
New COVID-19 testing centre at Royal Blackburn Hospital

A NEW coronavirus testing centre is coming to a car park at the Royal Blackburn Hospital.

It comes after Deloitte MTS on behalf of the Government have approached Blackburn with Darwen Council to see if they could use 200 car parking spaces at Old Bank Lane car park for the COVID-19

today 07:02
On This Day in 2006: England captain Michael Vaughan ruled out of Ashes tour

Mere months after finally overcoming Australia in an Ashes series for the ages, England learned their tilt at retaining the urn Down Under would go ahead without inspirational captain Michael Vaughan.

The Yorkshireman had been the architect of the unforgettable 2005 triumph, mixing shrewd

today 05:59
Picture of the day – July 6

The world’s top cyclists set off from Dover when a stage of the Tour de France was held in England for only the second time in 1994.

Stages four and five of that year’s race took place on the English south coast as part of the celebrations to mark the opening of the Channel

today 05:59
Three reasons why you should own a weighted blanket

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You likely already know what a weighted blanket is due to the enthusiasm—and curiosity—surrounding them. On the off chance you

today 05:59
Deliveroo riders to be trained to spot signs of child abuse

Deliveroo riders will be trained to spot signs of child abuse in a bid to help identify those at risk who may be hidden due to the coronavirus lockdown.

The NSPCC have said they will provide training for hundreds of riders to help them recognise children at risk of abuse and

today 05:59
Latest news from Blackburn
today 07:02 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from attending inquiry
today 07:02 Arts industry reacts to £1.57bn lifeline from Government
today 07:02 Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality
today 07:02 New COVID-19 testing centre at Royal Blackburn Hospital
today 07:02 'Not at that level' - Mowbray on Rovers' fading play-off hopes
today 05:59 On This Day in 2006: England captain Michael Vaughan ruled out of Ashes tour
today 05:59 Picture of the day – July 6
today 05:59 Three reasons why you should own a weighted blanket
today 05:59 Deliveroo riders to be trained to spot signs of child abuse
today 05:59 Spotify unveils new subscription plan for couples
today 05:59 Nando's reveal when their UK restaurants will reopen
today 05:59 McDonald's: The 15 most valuable toys you may have at home
today 05:59 Driving lessons and tests return: What you can and can't do
today 05:59 More funding is needed for tourism
today 05:59 Coronavirus loan scheme: Burnley sweet firm boosted by Barclays loan
today 05:59 Made Smarter: East Lancashire firms boosted by new technology pilot scheme
today 05:59 Railways: North West region delays branded "unacceptable" by regulator
today 05:59 Cocaine driver blamed woes on arranged marriage divorce shame
today 05:59 Call for views about removal of phonebox
today 05:59 New COVID-19 testing centre at Royal Blackburn Hospital
today 05:59 'Not at that level' - Mowbray on Rovers' fading play-off hopes
today 05:59 Mill water warning as teens fall ill after swim
today 04:56 Politicians and arts industry react to support package
today 04:56 Lewis Hamilton says taking knee ‘an important moment’ in fight for equality
today 03:53 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 03:53 Ghislaine Maxwell to appear in court on bail application
today 02:50 What the papers say – July 6
today 02:50 Hairdressers to reopen in Northern Ireland on Monday
today 02:50 Anger as social distancing keeps Grenfell victims from Inquiry
today 01:47 Government spends big on traineeships to fight pandemic’s impact
today 01:47 Car stopped by police found to have children aged two and four standing on back seat
today 00:44 Royal Mail launches fresh campaign to halt dog attacks
today 00:44 Car stopped by police found to have children aged two and four standing on back seat
today 23:41 Sergio Ramos nets another winner as Real Madrid close in on title
today 23:41 Bryson DeChambeau wins sixth PGA Tour title at Rocket Mortgage Classic
today 22:38 Social care needs ‘huge amount of work’, says Starmer
today 22:38 Social care needs ‘huge amount of work’, says Starmer
today 22:38 Government announces £1.57bn support package for the arts
today 22:38 Che Adams ends long wait for Premier League goal as Southampton shock Man City
today 22:38 Nikola Katic sidelined for ‘foreseeable future’ after injury
today 22:38 Pep Guardiola at a loss to explain Manchester City’s nine defeats this season
today 22:38 Kenny McLean urges Norwich to show pride in final five games of the season
today 22:38 Jamie Vardy staying at club has cemented his Leicester legacy – Brendan Rodgers
yesterday 21:35 William praises ‘fantastic’ NHS as royal couple meet healthcare heroes
yesterday 21:35 Collapsing tree narrowly misses pedestrians at London crossroads
yesterday 21:35 Bentley driver sees luxury vehicle towed away by police
yesterday 21:35 Lewis Hamilton may continue taking a knee but hopes nobody feels forced to do so
yesterday 21:35 Mikel Arteta praying Arsenal can make late Champions League charge
yesterday 21:35 Che Adams ends long wait for Premier League goal as Southampton shock Man City
yesterday 21:35 Motorists warned to expect delays as vehicle comes off the Grane Road
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today 06:35 Queen of the South: Teresa finally becomes 'Queen' as Alice Braga teases season 5
today 05:53 UK new car sales post smaller slump in June on annual basis
today 05:53 Universities at risk of insolvency unless Government offers a bailout package
today 05:53 Shouted at in shops and unable to lipread through masks: Hull's forgotten deaf community
today 05:53 Shouted at in shops and unable to lipread through masks: Hull's forgotten deaf community
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today 05:32 Trump humiliation: US drugs regulator refuses to defend President Trump’s vaccine plans
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today 04:32 Coronavirus: People visiting Wales urged to behave safely as five-mile travel rule ends The Welsh government had imposed a "stay local" requirement which advised people to remain within five miles of their home.
today 04:29 Vital rights to remember when returning to work post-lockdown
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today 04:29 Brexit victory: UK delivers devastating blow to Russia in new post-Brexit sanctions
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today 03:29 Coronavirus: Firms to be paid £1,000 bonuses to hire young people as part of economic recovery Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a raft of big-spending measures aimed at creating thousands of jobs.
today 03:29 Coronavirus: Debt is the 'sleeping giant' of problems caused by COVID-19, charity warns A food bank and financial advice service in north Derbyshire has seen a "harrowing" increase in demand during lockdown.
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today 03:26 NCIS spoilers: Ellie Bishop star 'didn't think' Ziva David would ever return to the series
today 03:26 China crackdowns on nursery pupils in Hong Kong to learn new security law
today 03:26 South Carolina shooting: Nightclub attack kills two people and leaves eight wounded
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