Blackburn (England, United Kingdom)

Type: City
Name: Blackburn (England, United Kingdom)
Country: United Kingdom
Latitude: 53.75
Longitude: -2.49
population: 106,154
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

£28m cigarette smuggler is one of UK’s most wanted tax criminals

Ahmed Salim Khezri, of Rochdale, is the subject of an international manhunt.A Rochdale man who was part of a £28m plot to smuggle cigarettes has been named as one of the UK’s most wanted tax criminals.Ahmed Salim Khezri is the subject of an international ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Project aims to keep youths from crime

A ground breaking programme for young people to engage in sport to divert them from anti-social behaviour has been launched by the Lancashire Sport Partnership.The Positive Together three year pilot has been funded by Lancashire Police Commissioner’s ... [Published Morecambe Bay Visitor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Caries 'unacceptable'

Sky-high rates of dental caries in many areas are 'unacceptable', a health minister said – pointing out it was a 'preventable disease'.Dentistry reported how hospital admissions for dental caries in children is a staggering 221 times higher in the worst-performing ... [Published Dentistry.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Casino boss in fall death

Jennifer Horsey, of Jubilee Close, Haslingden, was ‘prone’ to falling and had previously fallen out of her bed at Royal Blackburn Hospital the day before the incident, injuring her right knee.A RETIRED casino owner died after falling out of a hospital ... [Published Rossendale Free Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Moorland memorial to air crew restored

Wednesday, 27 August 2014fFormer RAF pilot John Lowe. Picture by Nigel CanhamNigel CanhamA MEMORIAL to the second world war RAF crew who died on Dartmoor when their bomber aircraft crashed has been restored. Tragedy struck at Hamel Down late on March ... [Published Princetown Today - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Most wanted: Manchester smuggler makes taxman’s hitlist after role in £28million illegal cigarette racket

A Manchester man is now on the taxman’s Most Wanted list – after costing the British public more than £2.2million.Ahmed Salim Khezri was handed a six-year prison sentence in April along with the rest of the organised gang he was a part of after HM Revenue ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bike scheme to tackle unemployment

Unemployed residents in Blackburn are to benefit from new volunteering opportunities thanks to a bicycle recycling project which has received £9,542.Cycle Roots Community Interest Company secured the grant from the Big Lottery Fund. It was one of 274 ... [Published Burnley Express - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Transfer news and rumours: live

(Think he works for Eurosport…)11.08 More gen from Italy. The departure of SuperMario has left a holeat the San Siro which could be filled by Tottenham’s Roberto Soldado .For whatever reason Silvio Berlusconi put the kibosh on a Samuel Eto’otransfer (see ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Click2Find - Find a local business

Just Blinds , Just Blinds is a company with an independent status originally based in St Helens, manufacturing and installing quality window blinds around the Northwest of EnglandThwaites Empire Theatre ,Thwaites Empire Theatre provides a wide range of ... [Published Bolton News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes paid to Blackburn musician

12:00pm Saturday 23rd August 2014 in News TRIBUTES have been paid to a Blackburn musician who played drums for Marty Wilde and went on to hit the charts with his own band in South Africa.Peter Taylor, who has died aged 66, played in various bands in Blackburn ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

How Blackburn Helped Unravel the Mysteries of the Telomere: Nobel Laureateâs Work Expands Understanding of Cancer Mechanisms

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhDNobel laureate Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, who received the Nobel Prize in 2009 for the discovery of how telomeres (the ends of chromosomes in eukaryotic cells) are protected by the enzyme telomerase, has contributed immensely ... [Published OncLive - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

East Lancs foodbanks sees demand rocket over school holidays

FOODBANKS have seen a huge spike in referrals since the start of the shool holidays.A lack of free school meals during the summer break has left hundreds of parents struggling to feed their children, and many have been forced to seek help from voluntary ... [Published Burnley Citizen - Aug 09 2014]

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...The review said: "Without having clear, planned service user outcomes and benefits, and evaluating these, partners cannot be confident that their arrangements are successful or delivering required improvements in value for money."
The issue was raised in the House of Lords, prompting Earl Howe to tell peers: "This is unacceptable as dental caries is a preventable disease, which can be almost eliminated by the combination of good diet and correct tooth-brushing, backed up by regular examination by a dentist."
Emma McNally, volunteer co-founder of the project, said: "We have been collecting unused bikes for the past nine months, 92 bicycles have been donated and collected and the total weight saved from landfills is 1,458 tonnes."
Christopher Leslie, Labour's constitution minister at the time, said despite the issue having "excited the opposition and garnered many column inches in the press" , the allegations had not been fully scrutinised

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A Healthy Mix [Published Geldards - 8 hours ago]
Comments: Missing Roald Dahl chapter found [Published CBBC - Aug 30 2014]
John Hancock's chariot restored in time for Dis... [Published Patriot Ledger - Aug 30 2014]
£28m cigarette smuggler is one of UK’s most wan... [Published Manchester Evening News - Aug 29 2014]
Project aims to keep youths from crime [Published Morecambe Bay Visitor - Aug 29 2014]
Project aims to keep youths from crime [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Week Ahead What’s On Listings 28-08-14 [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Aug 28 2014]
Caries 'unacceptable' [Published Dentistry.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Casino boss in fall death [Published Rossendale Free Press - Aug 28 2014]
Legal View: A healthy mix [Published Local Government Executive - Aug 27 2014]
Moorland memorial to air crew restored [Published Princetown Today - Aug 27 2014]
Most wanted: Manchester smuggler makes taxman’s... [Published Mancunian Matters - Aug 27 2014]
Bike scheme to tackle unemployment [Published Burnley Express - Aug 27 2014]
Transfer news and rumours: live [Published ACQ Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Click2Find - Find a local business [Published Bolton News - Aug 26 2014]
The popular rise of postal voting [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
Tributes paid to Blackburn musician [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
A Brief History of Marketing Technology (and So... [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 22 2014]
Live GCSE RESULTS: Passes from East Lancashire ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Aug 22 2014]
GCSE results in full for North Yorkshire schools [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 21 2014]
GCSE results in full for West Yorkshire schools [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 21 2014]
Why Wales will make its own mind up on independ... [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
Local ‘Partner’ [Published Hill Country Community Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Training 2000 Gears Up For Global Expansion Wit... [Published North West FYI - Aug 20 2014]
£1million boost for cancer care in East Lancashire [Published Blackburn Citizen - Aug 20 2014]
How Long Will CDs Actually Last? [Published Gizmodo - Aug 19 2014]
Watauga County Obituaries – Compiled Aug. 19, 2014 [Published High Country Press - Aug 19 2014]
How Long Do CDs Last? It Depends, But Definitel... [Published NPR - Aug 18 2014]
Video: Pendle Charity Tractor Run 2014 [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 18 2014]
Obituary: Mr Eirian Williams [Published Western Gazette - Aug 17 2014]
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Practice Abroad [Published New Media Medicine - Jul 27 2014]
Hey guys,Not sure what forum this was best going in but I'm looking for a little advice.I'm a new Fy1 starting in Blackburn at the end of this week, having studied medicine in Manchester.I'm obsessed with the idea of living and working in Italy. I don't ...
NorthEdge Capital invests in Accrol [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Accrol Papers Limited has received 66 million pounds in funding from NorthEdge Capital . Based in Blackburn, England, Accrol is a tissue converter. PRESS RELEASE NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses based ...
Labour is now the Party of the Big Cities [Published THE HONEYBALL BUZZ - Jun 19 2014]
Yesterday’s blog Labour is a Progressive Party or we are Nothing cries out for a follow-up. As is shown only too graphically in the map at the beginning of this post, the UK Independence Party took votes from what used to be considered Labour’s ...
Man with Hurt Shoulder Complains After NHS Dema... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 18 2014]
An NHS Hospital Trust has issued an "unreserved apology" after mistakenly sending patient with an injured shoulder for a testicle scan. The Express reports that father-of-three Paul Clegg, who lost his wife to cancer, found himself at the centre ...
5 TV Characters That Should Have Died, But Didn’t [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 06 2014]
The year 2014 has been a new high for television deaths: HBO’s gloriously gaudy swords and dragons-cum-softcore porn Game of Thrones, and the far less watched NBC horror-drama Hannibal have elevated the act of killing characters to an art form. Eyes ...
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