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Blackburn man admits raping 14-year-old girl near primary school

A MAN has admitted raping a teenage girl on playing fields near a school.

At Preston Crown Court yesterday, Michael McQueenie, of Highbury Place, Blackburn, pleaded guilty to rape and sexual assault. 279 more words


Six days remain (Doodoodoodoo, doodoodoodooodoo: to the tune of the final countdown - duh)

Friends! It’s an interesting time right now: we have six days left in Paris, and really only five, since day 6 is travel day and travel day is going to start at balls o’clock and end at a quarter past exhaustion. 475 more words

Street Art #41

We can thank my friend Kat of Adventures in a Campervan for this one.  She spotted it Griffin Park, Blackburn, way back in August (sorry, I’ve had quite a backlog of street art to catch up with!) and sent me this photo together with a message. 53 more words


Holy French Breakthrough!

I started writing this post in my head while walking to a new cafe to work this afternoon, Cafe Pinson, which I walked past on my way home from Montmartre last night. 311 more words

Twenty two arrests as Lancashire police tackle child sexual exploitation

Twenty two people have been arrested by Lancashire Police during a week of activity aimed at tackling the sexual exploitation of children.

Seventeen men from across Lancashire were arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children and have been bailed pending further enquiries. 420 more words


Hallelujah: Blackburn Coffee

The other morning I woke up from a dream that we had just arrived home, and our co-op building was extra special super fancy (in my dream) with an incredibly grand atrium in the middle (there is no middle, in reality) (or…I guess we are the middle?) (I don’t know/architecture?), and people sitting on balconies that were outside of their units but within the…well, dream logic. 373 more words

Jedward Turn on the Christmas Lights

John and Edward, in association with 97.4 RockFM will be turning on the Christmas lights in Blackburn, Lancashire, on 20 November, starting from 4.45pm.  They head up the guest list, which will also features Janet Devlin. 24 more words