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Van containing £10,000 of medication stolen

The theft took place at around 1pm on Thursday, October 16 when a white Mercedes Sprinter van was parked outside High Street Medical Centre on High Street.

Protesters' anger at fields sale plan

Around 20 protesters gathered at an extraordinary cabinet meeting in a bid to persuade councillors to halt their plans for Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood.

Shoplifting up by 25 per cent over five years

The number has increased every year since 2009 with 483 incidents recorded in 2013/14 – a 25 per cent increase from the 382 figure in 2009/10.

Plans approved for controversial Accrington bus station scheme

Work on the £6.4m scheme to create a new bus station in Crawshaw Street is due to begin next year after the Secretary of State approved plans following a public enquiry.

Mum pays tribute to tragic Olivia Diamond after shock death

The family of 12-year-old Olivia Diamond have paid tribute to the schoolgirl who died of a heart condition at Manchester Children’s Hospital, on Thursday October 9.

'Career predator' jailed for 9 years

Michael Alcorn, of Barnes Street, Clayton-le-Moors, was found guilty by a jury at Burnley Crown Court of burgling an 81-year-old dementia sufferer and also breaching an ASBO by distributing leaflets offering his roofing ‘services’.

Van containing £10,000 of medication stolen

The theft took place at around 1pm on Thursday, October 16 when a white Mercedes Sprinter van was parked outside High Street Medical Centre on High Street.

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

Protesters' anger at fields sale plan

Around 20 protesters gathered at an extraordinary cabinet meeting in a bid to persuade councillors to halt their plans for Lyndon House Playing Fields in Great Harwood.

Shoplifting up by 25 per cent over five years

The number has increased every year since 2009 with 483 incidents recorded in 2013/14 – a 25 per cent increase from the 382 figure in 2009/10.

Plans approved for controversial Accrington bus station scheme

Work on the £6.4m scheme to create a new bus station in Crawshaw Street is due to begin next year after the Secretary of State approved plans following a public enquiry.

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

John Coleman backs Accrington Stanley to bounce back

Boss remains positive despite last week's home defeat by Dagenham & Redbridge

Second-half slump gives John Coleman the birthday blues

Daggers burst Accrington Stanley's bubble after 100 per cent start to Coleman's second spell as boss

Accrington Stanley 1 Dagenham & Redbridge 2: League 2 report

Former waiter strikes twice as Daggers come from behind to deny the Reds a fourth straight win

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