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General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

Man receives first aid treatment after Accrington house fire

Firefighters were called to a house on Sandy Lane yesterday evening

Oswaldtwistle Mills visitors have blood pressure tested

More than 130 people, including the Mayor Coun Munsif Dad, took part in the 'Know Your Blood Pressure Day'

VIDEO: Men spared jail for offences linked to organised dog fighting

District judge ‘satisfied’ banned dogs were ‘being used for illegal dog fighting’.

World championship bodybuilder aims to muscle in on council seat

Aqeel Afzal, of Accrington, is running as an independent candidate in the Central ward in next month's local elections

Clayton-le-Moors UKIP candidate also standing in Durham

A council candidate has defended standing in Hyndburn while also running for a parliamentary seat 100 miles away

General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

Man receives first aid treatment after Accrington house fire

Firefighters were called to a house on Sandy Lane yesterday evening

VIDEO: Men spared jail for offences linked to organised dog fighting

District judge ‘satisfied’ banned dogs were ‘being used for illegal dog fighting’.

Clayton-le-Moors UKIP candidate also standing in Durham

A council candidate has defended standing in Hyndburn while also running for a parliamentary seat 100 miles away

Police bid to trace four wanted men

PC Dave Lomas said: “We would like to speak to all four of these men and we are appealing to communities across Lancashire for help."

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.

General election hustings events announced

Parliamentary candidates in Hyndburn and Haslingden are set to lock horns in a series of election debates

Over three per cent of pupils to miss out on first three primary school choices in September

Figures for primary schools across the county show that more than 88 per cent will get their first preference

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