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Florist wins best dressed window

Garlands Florist on Union Road in Oswaldtwistle claimed the prize in the competition organised by the Hyndburn Chamber of Trade for a second year.

Lawnmowers destroyed in blaze

Fire crews from Hyndburn were called to Nurture Landscapes on Park Road in Rishton and hose jets and 20 litres of foam to put out the blaze inside a large green house.

Building materials set alight

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Booth Street in Accrington and used a triple extension ladder, hose reel and ventilation unit to bring the fire under control.

Major blaze at former social club

Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to the old Grand Social Club in Great Harwood at around 11.15pm last night and spent more than two hours tackling the fire.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Lancashire County Council are set to start the works at the busy junction in Oswaldtwistle as part of the Pennine Reach public transport scheme.

Young bike rider died after losing control in jump

Logan Wood, of Mayfield Avenue, Oswaldtwistle, had been riding his KTM 65cc bike at a designated off-road course in Whitworth.

Florist wins best dressed window

Garlands Florist on Union Road in Oswaldtwistle claimed the prize in the competition organised by the Hyndburn Chamber of Trade for a second year.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Lancashire County Council are set to start the works at the busy junction in Oswaldtwistle as part of the Pennine Reach public transport scheme.

Lawnmowers destroyed in blaze

Fire crews from Hyndburn were called to Nurture Landscapes on Park Road in Rishton and hose jets and 20 litres of foam to put out the blaze inside a large green house.

Building materials set alight

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Booth Street in Accrington and used a triple extension ladder, hose reel and ventilation unit to bring the fire under control.

Major blaze at former social club

Six fire engines and an aerial ladder platform were called to the old Grand Social Club in Great Harwood at around 11.15pm last night and spent more than two hours tackling the fire.

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.

FA Cup can stir Accrington Stanley spirit

Reds hope to get a run going by reaching the third round

Accrington Stanley v Yeovil Town: FA Cup preview

Saturday sees maiden meeting between the Reds and the Glovers

Adam Machaj has big plans for 2015

Oswaldtwistle boxer aims to get back on track after shock loss last time out

School choirs delight shoppers with carol performances

Youngsters from Mount Carmel High School, St Oswald's, and St Anne and St Joseph's primary schools in Accrington, Sacred Heart in Church, St Mary's in Clayton-le-Moors and St Mary's in Oswaldtwistle gathered at the Market Hall for a two-hour show on Wednesday.

Students enjoy sports week

Children in each class at St Peter’s CE Primary school in Accrington focused on a different sport to research and the reception class focused on healthy bodies.

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