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Bikers organise ride to raise funds for armed forces charity

Michael Hoyle and his friends will be hosting the route 59 ride

Revealed: Benefits cheats cost Hyndburn's taxpayers £800,000 over last three years

Shocking figures obtained by the Observer show the number of prosecutions has gone up by 60 per cent

VIDEO: Watch skilled chainsaw carver creates stunning hen harrier from a block of wood

The bird is the latest addition to wooden animals at The Woodland in Clayton-le-Moors

PICTURES: Firefighters tackle pan fire in flat over Premier shop

The incident happened on Whalley Road in Clayton-le-Moors last night

Wife's tribute to 'one-off' Rishton pub landlord who lost fight against brain tumour

Ian Walsh, 54, married his partner of nine years, Glenda, in a ceremony at the Royal Blackburn Hospital in April.

Pictures: Can you spot anyone you know at the Oswaldtwistle Mills fun day?

The event at Oswaldtwistle Mills included an appreaance from Ted Robbins

Bikers organise ride to raise funds for armed forces charity

Michael Hoyle and his friends will be hosting the route 59 ride

Revealed: Benefits cheats cost Hyndburn's taxpayers £800,000 over last three years

Shocking figures obtained by the Observer show the number of prosecutions has gone up by 60 per cent

VIDEO: Watch skilled chainsaw carver creates stunning hen harrier from a block of wood

The bird is the latest addition to wooden animals at The Woodland in Clayton-le-Moors

PICTURES: Firefighters tackle pan fire in flat over Premier shop

The incident happened on Whalley Road in Clayton-le-Moors last night

Wife's tribute to 'one-off' Rishton pub landlord who lost fight against brain tumour

Ian Walsh, 54, married his partner of nine years, Glenda, in a ceremony at the Royal Blackburn Hospital in April.

Accrington Stanley fixtures 2015/16

Stanley begin the new season with a home game against Luton and face bitter rivals Morecambe in their very first away match

Stanley set for relegation scrap

The Reds have lost their last four matches, with Saturday’s home game with Northampton Town ending in a humiliating 5-1 defeat. It leaves Coleman’s team just five points clear of the League Two relegation zone, and he insists that survival is now the aim this season.

Coley: We don't need hired gun

Stanley have scored just four goals in their last seven matches, leaving them 15th in the League Two table.

Coley confirms Einstein theory

Stanley were beaten 3-0 by Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park last Saturday, passing up a host of opportunities and conceding soft goals along the way.

Promotion can be our revenge

Yeovil scored two late goals to win Tuesday night’s second-round replay at Huish Park and deny the Reds a dream tie at home to Manchester United in the third round.

PICTURES: Sneak peak at new £5m centre set to open at Accrington and Rossendale College

The Heartwood Centre will open to the public next month and include a restaurant, bakery and shop

PICTURES: Norden High School headteacher praises GCSE pupils on their 'outstanding success'

Pupils in Rishton have been receiving their results this morning

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