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'Strange hieroglyphics' left outside town hall after chewing gum removal

Power washes to clean chewing gum off the streets has left markings on pavements in Accrington town centre

Tributes paid to former Great Harwood councillor and mental health worker

David Forshaw, from Rishton, represented the Labour party on Hyndburn council in the late 1990s

Daughter pays tribute to 'lovely and clever' mum and says quality of life with Alzheimer's was improved by staying in her home of 60 years

Doreen Lamb, from Accrington, was secretary to the chief education officer of Hyndburn council before she retired

Footballer from Accrington sacked for having sex in the dugout gains a Twitter following - but his girlfriend is less than impressed

Clitheroe FC striker Jay Hart is back living with his mum after his partner kicks him out

General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

Man receives first aid treatment after Accrington house fire

Firefighters were called to a house on Sandy Lane yesterday evening

'Strange hieroglyphics' left outside town hall after chewing gum removal

Power washes to clean chewing gum off the streets has left markings on pavements in Accrington town centre

Tributes paid to former Great Harwood councillor and mental health worker

David Forshaw, from Rishton, represented the Labour party on Hyndburn council in the late 1990s

Daughter pays tribute to 'lovely and clever' mum and says quality of life with Alzheimer's was improved by staying in her home of 60 years

Doreen Lamb, from Accrington, was secretary to the chief education officer of Hyndburn council before she retired

Footballer from Accrington sacked for having sex in the dugout gains a Twitter following - but his girlfriend is less than impressed

Clitheroe FC striker Jay Hart is back living with his mum after his partner kicks him out

General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

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.

Coley puts cup dreams on hold

The draw for the third round was made on Monday night so Stanley travel to Yeovil for Tuesday’s replay knowing that if they win, United will visit Accrington on the weekend of January 3/4.

General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

Over three per cent of pupils to miss out on first three primary school choices in September

Figures for primary schools across the county show that more than 88 per cent will get their first preference

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