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Town chiefs fail to persuade Marks and Spencer to stay in Accrington

Company bosses met with councillors on Friday but said the Broadway store will move in May despite protests from thousands of campaigners.

Woman missing from Accrington care home

Shona Emmott, 24, was last seen by staff at the care home on Burnley Lane, Accrington on Friday, January 23.

Record numbers take part in 10k

Parents, children and running clubs from across the region gathered in the town for the annual event in aid of East Lancashire Hospice with youngsters also joining in a 1K fun run.

Shed destroyed in suspected arson attack

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Brook Street in Rishton at around 11.30pm last night.

Tanya returns from Tanzania

Tanya Hart, 24, of Burnley Lane, Huncoat set off for the east African republic in October with Raleigh International, a charity which runs projects in poverty-stricken areas.

Youngsters are invited to area's biggest prom show

The Dunkenhalgh Hotel will host Prom Fayres UK and is the first time the company has visited Hyndburn.

Tanya returns from Tanzania

Tanya Hart, 24, of Burnley Lane, Huncoat set off for the east African republic in October with Raleigh International, a charity which runs projects in poverty-stricken areas.

Town chiefs fail to persuade Marks and Spencer to stay in Accrington

Company bosses met with councillors on Friday but said the Broadway store will move in May despite protests from thousands of campaigners.

Woman missing from Accrington care home

Shona Emmott, 24, was last seen by staff at the care home on Burnley Lane, Accrington on Friday, January 23.

Youngsters are invited to area's biggest prom show

The Dunkenhalgh Hotel will host Prom Fayres UK and is the first time the company has visited Hyndburn.

Police issue warning after snowballs and stones thrown at cars

Officers said this has been taking place on a ‘regular basis’ in the evenings on Hyndburn Road in Accrington, in particular from the Oxford Road side near the junction and Matalan.

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.

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

Tanya returns from Tanzania

Tanya Hart, 24, of Burnley Lane, Huncoat set off for the east African republic in October with Raleigh International, a charity which runs projects in poverty-stricken areas.

‘Hairdresser to stars’ Lee visits the college

Former Men’s British Hairdresser of the Year winner and celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford attended the college as a special guest to deliver a hairdressing masterclass.

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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