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Residents urged to support plan for new Oswaldtwistle parish council

Hyndburn council’s controlling Labour group decided to abolish area councils in the borough as a cost saving measure earlier this summer.

Pensioner dies following collision

The man, who has been named by police as 69-year-old William Hart from Clayton-le-Moors, was walking near to the Albion Pub on Whalley Road when he was in collision with a grey Ford Fiesta.

Residents evacuated as 'suspicious' bedroom fire breaks out

Around 15 residents and staff at Springhill Care Home off Fairfield Street in Accrington fled the building on Sunday evening before fire crews arrived.

Mock 1940s kitchen and hospital set up in exhibit

Members of the Great Harwood Civic Society and History Society have spent weeks pulling together artefacts, pictures, newspaper cuttings and children’s works for the exhibition which is now on show to the public.

World Wars exhibition for Rishton artist

Paintings, drawings and poetry about the two World Wars will be exhibited by a Rishton artist.

Drug peddling gang off our streets (picture gallery)

Eight men were jailed and a further three received suspended jail terms following the six-month police intelligence operation last year involving around 70 police officers.

Blaze tears through former working men's club (picture gallery)

Four fire crews and police officers were called to the disused Straits Club on Mill Hill in Oswaldtwistle.

Residents evacuated as 'suspicious' bedroom fire breaks out

Around 15 residents and staff at Springhill Care Home off Fairfield Street in Accrington fled the building on Sunday evening before fire crews arrived.

Pensioner dies following collision

The man, who has been named by police as 69-year-old William Hart from Clayton-le-Moors, was walking near to the Albion Pub on Whalley Road when he was in collision with a grey Ford Fiesta.

Send us a picture of your child's first day at school in Accrington

Parents are frantically sewing name tags into uniforms and purchasing new school shoes to make sure their young one is ready for the first day of term.

Mock 1940s kitchen and hospital set up in exhibit

Members of the Great Harwood Civic Society and History Society have spent weeks pulling together artefacts, pictures, newspaper cuttings and children’s works for the exhibition which is now on show to the public.

Bury v Accrington Stanley: League 2 match preview

The Reds make the short trip to Bury aiming to build on earning their first point of the season last weekend.

Adam Machaj aims to make his mark

Oswaldtwistle heavyweight offered to step in after Dereck Chisora was forced to pull out of his title fight with Tyson Fury last month.

Lancashire League review

LOWERHOUSE need seven points from their last three games to win the title, despite ENFIELD winning twice last weekend.

Ribblesdale League review

GREAT HARWOOD lost more ground on Clitheroe after playing just one game last weekend while the leaders won twice.

Accrington Stanley 2 Luton Town 2: League 2 match report

BOOTS bonus helps the Reds get up and running with their first point of the new season

TV star Julie to get Freedom of Borough

The Accrington actress has been nominated by the council to receive the Freedom of the Borough at a ceremony next month.

GCSE Results Day gallery

We've been sent in photos from schools across Hyndburn who are sharing their GCSE success.

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
Alex Bell
Crime
Bethany English
District reporter
Beth Abbit
Court reporter
Jon Macpherson
Reporter
Kate Watkins
Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
Photographer and columnist