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Four armed masked men rob Rising Bridge post office

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Police were called to the post office on Blackburn Road shortly after 11.05am this morning after reports of a robbery

Police on the scene after Rising Bridge post office robbed

Officers arrived at Rising Bridge Post Office just after 11am on Friday

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Skint' woman allowed £10K of stolen money to be laundered through her account

Andrea Leek, 44, of Spring Street, Rishton pleaded guilty to possessing criminal property

Police appeal after Great Harwood business raided

CCTV images of two men have been released after a burglary at a unit on Heys Lane

Police treat electricity box explosion in Great Harwood as suspicious

Emergency services were on the scene for three hours dealing with the incident.
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Four armed masked men rob Rising Bridge post office

Police were called to the post office on Blackburn Road shortly after 11.05am this morning after reports of a robbery

Police on the scene after Rising Bridge post office robbed

Officers arrived at Rising Bridge Post Office just after 11am on Friday

Gallery: Record numbers expected at the Rishton Festival

Organisers want visitors to embrace the 'Stars in their Eyes' theme and dress up as celebrities on the day

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

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

Skint' woman allowed £10K of stolen money to be laundered through her account

Andrea Leek, 44, of Spring Street, Rishton pleaded guilty to possessing criminal property

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.

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

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

Police issue 'final warning' to motorists committing offences outside schools

Accrington PC Dave Render said fines will soon be issued and a 'day of action' to crack down on the 'scary' incidents

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Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
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Beth Abbit
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Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
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