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Patients told to expect disruption

Maintenance work will affect services at GP practices across the borough on Wednesday, September 10 between 6.30pm and 10pm.

Police issue CCTV appeal after car vandalised

The incident of criminal damage happened on Thwaites Road in Oswaldtwistle on Saturday, August 30 at around 8pm.

Julie to attend cancer debate

Julie, who is from Accrington, has been campaigning for greater research of the disease since bowing out of Coronation Street earlier this year, where she played cancer sufferer Hayley Cropper.

Residents urged to support plan for new Oswaldtwistle parish council

Hyndburn council’s controlling Labour group decided to abolish area councils in the borough as a cost saving measure earlier this summer.

Pensioner dies following collision

The man, who has been named by police as 69-year-old William Hart from Clayton-le-Moors, was walking near to the Albion Pub on Whalley Road when he was in collision with a grey Ford Fiesta.

Residents evacuated as 'suspicious' bedroom fire breaks out

Around 15 residents and staff at Springhill Care Home off Fairfield Street in Accrington fled the building on Sunday evening before fire crews arrived.

Police issue CCTV appeal after car vandalised

The incident of criminal damage happened on Thwaites Road in Oswaldtwistle on Saturday, August 30 at around 8pm.

Patients told to expect disruption

Maintenance work will affect services at GP practices across the borough on Wednesday, September 10 between 6.30pm and 10pm.

Teen makes it through first round of X Factor

Reece Bibby, 15, of Accrington wowed judges in the first episode of the series screened on Saturday night, with an acoustic version of Disclosure’s Latch, which had his family in tears backstage.

Julie to attend cancer debate

Julie, who is from Accrington, has been campaigning for greater research of the disease since bowing out of Coronation Street earlier this year, where she played cancer sufferer Hayley Cropper.

Blaze tears through former working men's club (picture gallery)

Four fire crews and police officers were called to the disused Straits Club on Mill Hill in Oswaldtwistle.

Bury v Accrington Stanley: League 2 match preview

The Reds make the short trip to Bury aiming to build on earning their first point of the season last weekend.

Adam Machaj aims to make his mark

Oswaldtwistle heavyweight offered to step in after Dereck Chisora was forced to pull out of his title fight with Tyson Fury last month.

Lancashire League review

LOWERHOUSE need seven points from their last three games to win the title, despite ENFIELD winning twice last weekend.

Ribblesdale League review

GREAT HARWOOD lost more ground on Clitheroe after playing just one game last weekend while the leaders won twice.

Accrington Stanley 2 Luton Town 2: League 2 match report

BOOTS bonus helps the Reds get up and running with their first point of the new season

Teen makes it through first round of X Factor

Reece Bibby, 15, of Accrington wowed judges in the first episode of the series screened on Saturday night, with an acoustic version of Disclosure’s Latch, which had his family in tears backstage.

TV star Julie to get Freedom of Borough

The Accrington actress has been nominated by the council to receive the Freedom of the Borough at a ceremony next month.

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