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'Vulnerable' pensioners targeted by fraudsters pretending to be police officers

Offenders have targeted residents in Rishton and other parts of East Lancashire and the victims are in their 70s and 80s

GALLERY: World Book Day in Hyndburn: Amazing costumes from creative kids

Take a look at just a few of the pictures of amazing outfits we've been sent

Mercer House to get sustainable refurbishment

Bosses at Mercer House have submitted plans to Hyndburn council to re-roof the Grade II-listed building and provide new office space on the second floor level.

Lottery funding bid of £500,000 for Memorial Park

The Friends of Memorial Park (FoMP) group have teamed up with Hyndburn Council to apply for the Lottery funding to bring the park facilities up to Green Flag status.

Consultation is held over canal masterplan

Residents, businesses, stakeholders and councillors gathered at Rishton Conservative Club to discuss ideas with town planners Barton Willmore.

Lead thieves target primary school for a THIRD time

Peel Park primary school in Accrington has suffered more than £1,000 damage in recent months

Mercer House to get sustainable refurbishment

Bosses at Mercer House have submitted plans to Hyndburn council to re-roof the Grade II-listed building and provide new office space on the second floor level.

'Vulnerable' pensioners targeted by fraudsters pretending to be police officers

Offenders have targeted residents in Rishton and other parts of East Lancashire and the victims are in their 70s and 80s

Lottery funding bid of £500,000 for Memorial Park

The Friends of Memorial Park (FoMP) group have teamed up with Hyndburn Council to apply for the Lottery funding to bring the park facilities up to Green Flag status.

GALLERY: World Book Day in Hyndburn: Amazing costumes from creative kids

Take a look at just a few of the pictures of amazing outfits we've been sent

Consultation is held over canal masterplan

Residents, businesses, stakeholders and councillors gathered at Rishton Conservative Club to discuss ideas with town planners Barton Willmore.

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.

Primary school praised by Minister for State Schools

Sacred Heart RC in Church has been congratulated in a letter by the Rt Hon David Laws

Young pupils complete 'Mile Challenge' to promote healthy lifestyle

Students at St Charles Primary in Rishton ran around the yard to complete the task

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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