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Tragedy of Accrington family who lost four babies

Farzana Begum, the daughter of Noreen Begum and Taugear Fazal of Exchange Street, Accrington, died at Royal Blackburn Hospital on July 2 last year.

Go-ahead given for Oswaldtwistle housing scheme on industrial estate

Coun Marlene Haworth
C & P Properties submitted a planning application to Hyndburn council to build the three-storey town houses at the West End Works on Norman Road in Oswaldtwistle.

Snow causes travel chaos and school closures

Long delays have also been reported on the M65, M66, A666 and other roads throughout the borough.

Woman sexually assaulted while unloading car in Rishton

The 19-year-old woman was 'grabbed' on Clifton Street at around 3.30pm on Saturday January 24.

'Gurning' social worker held all-night party where children snorted cocaine and drank vodka

Young teenagers were given drugs and alcohol during the party at Susan Downing's Rishton home. Her co-defendant Rachel MacLachlan, who supplied drugs, was jailed for three years.

Town chiefs fail to persuade Marks and Spencer to stay in Accrington

Company bosses met with councillors on Friday but said the Broadway store will move in May despite protests from thousands of campaigners.
Coun Marlene Haworth

Go-ahead given for Oswaldtwistle housing scheme on industrial estate

C & P Properties submitted a planning application to Hyndburn council to build the three-storey town houses at the West End Works on Norman Road in Oswaldtwistle.

Tragedy of Accrington family who lost four babies

Farzana Begum, the daughter of Noreen Begum and Taugear Fazal of Exchange Street, Accrington, died at Royal Blackburn Hospital on July 2 last year.

Woman sexually assaulted while unloading car in Rishton

The 19-year-old woman was 'grabbed' at around 3.30pm on Saturday January 24.

WATCH: Julie Hesmondhalgh receives Honorary Freeman of the Borough

More than 200 people packed into the Coppice Theatre at Accrington and Rossendale College, where she once studied, to receive the borough's highest award.

Snow causes travel chaos and school closures

Long delays have also been reported on the M65, M66, A666 and other roads throughout the borough.

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.

FA Cup can stir Accrington Stanley spirit

Reds hope to get a run going by reaching the third round

WATCH: Julie Hesmondhalgh receives Honorary Freeman of the Borough

More than 200 people packed into the Coppice Theatre at Accrington and Rossendale College, where she once studied, to receive the borough's highest award.

Snow causes travel chaos and school closures

Long delays have also been reported on the M65, M66, A666 and other roads throughout the borough.

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