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 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

What my grandfather's diary taught me about war and Gallipoli | Alex McClintock

Arthur Blackburn, one of the author's great-grandfather, received a Victoria Cross. Photograph: awm.gov.au Ninety-nine years since the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli, I can’t help but feel proud of the men who went to off war in 1914 – both those who returned ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Leading e-Cigarette Company, Totally Wicked, Unveils New Website

BLACKBURN, England, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --For over six months the Totally Wicked team has been working on a radically new website that will ensure its customers' browsing and shopping experience is faster, simpler and much more efficient.The new ... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Have your say on Burnley hospital services

People are being encouraged to have their say on Burnley General and the Royal Blackburn Hospitals on the eve of an inspection from a health watchdog.East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs both sites, was placed in special measures as part of ... [Published Burnley Express - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New recruit at young planning practice

Manchester-based planning practice Edgeplan has appointed Tom Jeremiah from Capita Property & Infrastructure as planning associate.Jeremiah joined the practice after four years at Capita Property & Infrastructure where he was an associate within the business ... [Published Place North West - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The News Matrix: Tuesday 22 April 2014

Care lapses causing 1,000 deaths a month Failures in basic hospital care are leading to more than 1,000 deaths a month from a preventable kidney condition, an NHS report has found. Almost half a million of the three million people admitted to hospital ... [Published The Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

East Lancashire teachers could strike again

TEACHERS could be set to walk out of schools in June over a long-running dispute over teachers' pay and workload.Delegates at NUT conference in Brighton this weekend have debated a motion, which called on the union to co-ordinate national strike action ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

It was a privilege to play for Albion and it’s great they are flying again

With three games to go, Brighton and Hove Albion are still on the hunt for a play-off place.This coincided with a friend of mine sending me a cutting from The Argus about a former playing colleague of mine, Howard Wilkinson, who went on to manage Eng ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Milling history saw Burnley punch above its weight

This is the third and final part of a series of articles on the story of corn milling in Burnley. So far, I have traced the history of milling from 1290, when we have the first record of a corn mill in town, to the early 19th Century.That mill was Burnley ... [Published Clitheroe Advertiser & Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Queen Hands Out Royal Maundy Money at Blackburn Cathedral

Continuing a Christian tradition that dates back centuries, Queen Elizabeth II marked Holy Thursday today, April 17, 2014, by handing out Maundy money during a ceremony held at Blackburn Cathedral in Lancashire, England.As a part of the Maundy Thursday ... [Published Coin News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Gang jailed after £28 million cigarette smuggling ring smashed

The gang - led by Kamaran Khader from Greenock and including Glasgow man Sirwan Hassan from Pollokshields - imported millions of low grade and counterfeit tobacco, which they sold across northern England and Scotland.Once in the UK, the goods were transported ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes to ‘smiling assassin’ top Blackburn judge

ONE of the country’s longestserving circuit judges will be remembered in a memorial service at Blackburn Cathedral next month.Brian Duckworth died aged 79 at his home in Abbey Village late last month and was cremated at Pleasington Crematorium last W ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Blackburn with Darwen residents 'least qualified' in Northwest

THOUSANDS of people living in East Lancashire have no qualifications and are among the least qualified in England, it has been revealed.More than 20 per cent of residents aged between 16 and 64 in Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Pendle and Hyndburn do ... [Published Lancashire Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]

Quotes

"I jumped into the trench and fired. I don’t think that chap will tell anymore tales" . Photograph: Alex McClintock Another of my great grandfathers, Arthur Blackburn, was similarly cavalier when he told my grandmother that he won his Victoria...
Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen representative for the NUT Simon Jones said: "We must put maximum possible pressure on Gove and the coalition Government to radically change their damaging policies towards education."
"As I look at the whole reign, ever since 1952, I think that the best decade of her reign has been this one" says Ninian Mellamphy, a professor emeritus at Western University in London, Ont., and a longtime royal watcher

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New recruit at young planning practice [Published Place North West - Apr 22 2014]
The News Matrix: Tuesday 22 April 2014 [Published The Independent - Apr 22 2014]
The Queen at 88: ‘A very strong woman’ with ‘ve... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 21 2014]
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It was a privilege to play for Albion and it’s ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Apr 21 2014]
Queen Elizabeth turns 88: A royal diplomat in h... [Published CBC - Apr 21 2014]
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David Cameron needs to tread very carefully whe... [Published The Independent - Apr 17 2014]
Real life David and Goliath stories: From haird... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Health Minister’s praise for the work of East L... [Published Burnley Citizen - Apr 17 2014]
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The Electronic Cigarette Company (TECC) to Offe... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 17 2014]
Holy Week marked with poppies and shoeshine [Published ChurchTimes - Apr 17 2014]
It’s just a jab to the left [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 17 2014]
School admissions: warning over 'crisis' in pri... [Published Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
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The Queen at 88: ‘A very strong woman’ with ‘ve... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 21 2014]
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The Electronic Cigarette Company (TECC) to Offe... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 17 2014]
BLACKBURN, England, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --On March 23rd, a total of 3,390 TECC and Joyetech branded electronic cigarettes and accessories were stolen, valued at £100,000.The Electronic Cigarette Company is now offering £10,000 reward for any information ...
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