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Accrington couple who met on wartime factory floor celebrate 70th anniversary

George and Irene Holt, of Church, met at an aircraft factory and married in 1945

Tributes to well known Oswaldtwistle man, 51

Kieron Feathers, of Foxfields Close, was found dead close to Tinker Brook on Friday, July 3

Five men appear in court accused of being involved in £16.5m tobacco fraud

The men appeared at court for a preliminary hearing on July 6. They have all been bailed until a plea and case management hearing on November 9.

Mum-of-two killed in London 7/7 bombings remembered 10 years on

Marie Hartley, of Oswaldtwistle, was killed when a bomb ripped through the number 30 bus on Tavistock Square

Accrington man avoids jail after 'excessive self defence'

Jamie Bridson, 25, of Blackburn Road, 'got the better' of his attacker and pleaded guilty on the basis of 'excessive self-defence'

GALLERY: Mount Carmel and Norden schools celebrate prom nights in style

The Mytton Fold Hotel was the venue for both schools' end of year spectaculars

Accrington couple who met on wartime factory floor celebrate 70th anniversary

George and Irene Holt, of Church, met at an aircraft factory and married in 1945

Five men appear in court accused of being involved in £16.5m tobacco fraud

The men appeared at court for a preliminary hearing on July 6. They have all been bailed until a plea and case management hearing on November 9.

Tributes to well known Oswaldtwistle man, 51

Kieron Feathers, of Foxfields Close, was found dead close to Tinker Brook on Friday, July 3

Mum-of-two killed in London 7/7 bombings remembered 10 years on

Marie Hartley, of Oswaldtwistle, was killed when a bomb ripped through the number 30 bus on Tavistock Square

Accrington man avoids jail after 'excessive self defence'

Jamie Bridson, 25, of Blackburn Road, 'got the better' of his attacker and pleaded guilty on the basis of 'excessive self-defence'

Accrington Stanley fixtures 2015/16

Stanley begin the new season with a home game against Luton and face bitter rivals Morecambe in their very first away match

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.

GALLERY: Mount Carmel and Norden schools celebrate prom nights in style

The Mytton Fold Hotel was the venue for both schools' end of year spectaculars

Maths magic wins Harry Potter-themed house cup for Accrington Academy

Year 7 students from the school competed in numerical challenges at 'Hogwarts'

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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