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Double £10m boost for Accrington town centre

Accrington has been furnished with £10m to build a new bus station, revamp the town centre and create a town square dedicated to the Accrington Pals.

Beautiful send off for little Ava-Jai

The fifteen-month-old tot had been battling leukaemia and had received a bone marrow transplant seven months ago.

Seventh team signs up to Swimathon

Anthony Helliwell, 65, will be taking part in the annual charity event with his daughter and granddaughter.

Road closes as gale force winds hit

Police closed Paradise Street, Accrington at 12.30pm on Tuesday, October 21 at the request of Lancashire County Council.

Spate of car thefts in Accrington

Police are investigating six incidents in the Woodnook and Barnfield areas of the town.

MP takes Prime Minister to task over NHS

Speaking in Parliament at Prime Minister’s Questions, Graham Jones MP said: "The NHS in my constituency is in crisis."

Double £10m boost for Accrington town centre

Accrington has been furnished with £10m to build a new bus station, revamp the town centre and create a town square dedicated to the Accrington Pals.

Seventh team signs up to Swimathon

Anthony Helliwell, 65, will be taking part in the annual charity event with his daughter and granddaughter.

Five Accrington residents a day are hospitalised for alcohol abuse

The figures, collected by the Observer, reveal there have been almost 11,000 admissions to hospital in the last six years for conditions that are wholly or partly attributable to alcohol abuse.

Beautiful send off for little Ava-Jai

The fifteen-month-old tot had been battling leukaemia and had received a bone marrow transplant seven months ago.

Spate of car thefts in Accrington

Police are investigating six incidents in the Woodnook and Barnfield areas of the town.

Accrington Stanley 3 Hartlepool 1: League 2 match report

Shay McCartan at the double as the Reds return to winning ways

John O'Sullivan extends Accrington Stanley loan

Republic of Ireland Under-21 international to spend another two months with the Reds

Stevenage 2 Accrington Stanley 1: League 2 report

Boss angry after first back-to-back defeats since returning to the Reds

Stevenage v Accrington Stanley: League 2 preview

Jesse Joronen could make his Reds debut after signing on loan on Friday

Ladies keep their Cup march going

Accy extend their best-ever run in the FA Women's Cup after going through the second qualifying round

Scholarships glory for students

The Pilkington Scholarship is a fund which grants scholarships to those who have studied at the College, after attending a local school.

Seaside comes to school to boost pupils' writing

Instead of travelling to the beach, staff at Great Harwood Primary School created a seaside scene setting in the school hall.

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