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Nominations are now open for the Hyndburn Sports Awards

Now in its 12th year, the event recognises sporting achievement across the borough

Police called to eject Mansfield Town fans from Accrington Stanley match

Officers were alerted by the ground safety officer

Civic Arts Centre and Theatre in Oswaldtwistle bidding for £10k of funding

The Hyndburn Arts Trust is asking for your votes to help secure a grant from the Aviva Community fund

PICTURES: Great Harwood fitness fanatic completes 'alternative triathlon'

Eddie Whittle and three friends completed rowing, cycling and running tasks to raise thousands of pounds for charities

Arsonists blamed for car fire in Oswaldtwistle

Firefighters and police were called to Frederick Street

£15m Woodnook redevelopment delayed after contractors hit by administration

Administrators have moved to secure the Accrington site and work has now stopped

Civic Arts Centre and Theatre in Oswaldtwistle bidding for £10k of funding

The Hyndburn Arts Trust is asking for your votes to help secure a grant from the Aviva Community fund

Nominations are now open for the Hyndburn Sports Awards

Now in its 12th year, the event recognises sporting achievement across the borough

PICTURES: Great Harwood fitness fanatic completes 'alternative triathlon'

Eddie Whittle and three friends completed rowing, cycling and running tasks to raise thousands of pounds for charities

Plastic pallets catch fire at former Oswaldtwistle chemical site

Crews from Hyndburn attended the old NIPA works on Nook Lane

Arsonists blamed for car fire in Oswaldtwistle

Firefighters and police were called to Frederick Street

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.

Buckingham Palace invite for Accrington and Rossendale College tutors

Lee Hyatt, Christine Brand, Marc Smith and Eileen Melling have all been invited to attend the Royal Garden Party in May

Accrington and Rossendale College officially opens new £1.3m sport fitness centre

The state-of-the art facility will be available to students and the wider community

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