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Coffee shop worker to stand for Labour for the fourth time

David Hartley, 21, has been a member of the Labour Party since he was 18 and has been selected to run in the Conservative-held ward for the fourth time.

Strongmen in challenge event at Victoria Hotel

An estimated 350 spectators watched the strongmen battle for supremacy over six different events in The Great Harwood Novice Strongman Classic.

Dance teacher reveals the success of her new school

Alice Blokland, 23, of Baxenden has established the Wonderland School of Dance at the Baxenden Conservative Club and has attracted more than 40 students in five weeks.

Retired nurse releases second collection of poetry

Jane Gill-Wilson’s second volume of poetry is entitled ‘Out of Darkness’ and follows the success of her first book ‘Raw Emotion’ which was released in 2011.

Reds' manager James Beattie leaves by mutual consent

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The club confirmed on Friday evening that they and Beattie have decided to terminate their contract by mutual consent with immediate effect.

Council pays tribute to 'father of the community'

Sardar Ali suffered a suspected heart attack on Sunday, August 31, after collapsing in front of family and friends during afternoon prayers at the Raza Jamia Masjid Mosque on Grimshaw Street.

Coffee shop worker to stand for Labour for the fourth time

David Hartley, 21, has been a member of the Labour Party since he was 18 and has been selected to run in the Conservative-held ward for the fourth time.

Strongmen in challenge event at Victoria Hotel

An estimated 350 spectators watched the strongmen battle for supremacy over six different events in The Great Harwood Novice Strongman Classic.

Dance teacher reveals the success of her new school

Alice Blokland, 23, of Baxenden has established the Wonderland School of Dance at the Baxenden Conservative Club and has attracted more than 40 students in five weeks.

Retired nurse releases second collection of poetry

Jane Gill-Wilson’s second volume of poetry is entitled ‘Out of Darkness’ and follows the success of her first book ‘Raw Emotion’ which was released in 2011.

Summer school preparing its youngsters for the year ahead

Norden High School ran a Summer School for its new Year 7 pupils to help them prepare for high school life and meet their soon-to-be classmates.

Accrington Stanley 1 AFC Wimbledon 0: League 2 match report

James Gray's late winner ensured the Reds gave departed boss James Beattie a fitting farewell

Accrington Stanley v AFC Wimbledon: League 2 match preview

The Reds and the Dons lock horns again after being relegation rivals during the last two seasons.

Boss James Beattie lays down Marcus Carver challenge

James Gray and his new strike partner shone during Accrington Stanley's 3-2 win over Tranmere last Saturday.

Luke Blackledge and Artif Ali are Kings on Blackburn's big night

Accrington fighters maintained their momentum with impressive wins at the weekend.

Accrington Stanley deliver birthday gift for Beattie's boy

Saturday's 3-2 win over Tranmere was as welcome among the Stanley supporters as it was in the Beattie household.

Dance teacher reveals the success of her new school

Alice Blokland, 23, of Baxenden has established the Wonderland School of Dance at the Baxenden Conservative Club and has attracted more than 40 students in five weeks.

Summer school preparing its youngsters for the year ahead

Norden High School ran a Summer School for its new Year 7 pupils to help them prepare for high school life and meet their soon-to-be classmates.

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Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
Alex Bell
Crime
Bethany English
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Beth Abbit
Court reporter
Jon Macpherson
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Kate Watkins
Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
Photographer and columnist