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College shows off restaurant plans

Plans for the ‘Roots’ restaurant were unveiled at the college’s open evening and will form part of the Heartwood Centre.

Groups in for £1k pot

The Accrington Observer has teamed up with Vodafone to reward the community group, club, or charity most deserving of a cash boost.

Firefighters warning over malicious phone calls

A crew from Hyndburn were called to Broadway in Accrington just after 11pm on Wednesday, October 22 to reports of a car fire.

Shock at level of alcohol abuse

The figures, collected by the Observer, reveal there have been almost 11,000 admissions to hospital in the last six years for conditions that are wholly or partly attributable to alcohol abuse.

Reece blasts false rumors of an exit

And the Accrington singer’s dad has criticised judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini for her negative comments about the group Stereo Kicks on the show.

Beautiful send off for little Ava-Jai

The fifteen-month-old tot had been battling leukaemia and had received a bone marrow transplant seven months ago.

College shows off restaurant plans

Plans for the ‘Roots’ restaurant were unveiled at the college’s open evening and will form part of the Heartwood Centre.

Tragic Olivia missed out on vital flu vaccine

Twelve-year-old Olivia died suddenly of a heart condition at Manchester Children’s Hospital, just four days after falling ill with the flu.

Groups in for £1k pot

The Accrington Observer has teamed up with Vodafone to reward the community group, club, or charity most deserving of a cash boost.

Firefighters warning over malicious phone calls

A crew from Hyndburn were called to Broadway in Accrington just after 11pm on Wednesday, October 22 to reports of a car fire.

Shock at level of alcohol abuse

The figures, collected by the Observer, reveal there have been almost 11,000 admissions to hospital in the last six years for conditions that are wholly or partly attributable to alcohol abuse.

Shay McCartan begins to believe after tough first year

Young Ulsterman got back in the goals with a brace in Stanley's midweek win over Hartlepool

Artif Ali boxes clever to maintain unbeaten professional record

Shoulder problem doesn't stop Accrington featherweight continuing fine start to pro career

Derby joy for Ladies

Accrington win 9-3 at local rivals Haslingden to reach quarter-finals of the Lancashire Women’s Challenge Cup

Sure-shot Shay targets goal glut

Manager John Coleman hopes youngster McCartan can establish himself in Stanley's attack after midweek brace

Accrington Stanley 3 Hartlepool 1: League 2 match report

Shay McCartan at the double as the Reds return to winning ways

College shows off restaurant plans

Plans for the ‘Roots’ restaurant were unveiled at the college’s open evening and will form part of the Heartwood Centre.

Tragic Olivia missed out on vital flu vaccine

Twelve-year-old Olivia died suddenly of a heart condition at Manchester Children’s Hospital, just four days after falling ill with the flu.

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