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Accrington woman was knocked unconscious after being punched in Blackpool

The 24-year-old was celebrating her birthday when the incident happened

Computer trader and repairman found with more than 600 indecent images and videos of children

Mark Pearce, of Garbett Street, Accrington, was given a suspended prison sentence at Burnley Crown Court

Former councillor set to be given Honorary Alderman title

Brian Roberts, who retired as a St Oswalds councillor earlier this year, has been given the title by Hyndburn Borough Council

Day of music, food and fun ahead at Fusion Festival this weekend

The event in Rhyddings Park has been organised as a fundraiser for the 2016 Oswaldtwistle Carnival

Teenager driver pleads guilty to causing death of Accrington dad-of-two Craig Foster

Harry Shaw, 19, of Norwood View has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving

Thief avoids jail after snatching five charity boxes

Jamie Lee King, 22, of Brunswick Terrace, Accrington made off with the donation boxes after trespassing on four stalls at Blackburn Market.

Accrington woman was knocked unconscious after being punched in Blackpool

The 24-year-old was celebrating her birthday when the incident happened

Former councillor set to be given Honorary Alderman title

Brian Roberts, who retired as a St Oswalds councillor earlier this year, has been given the title by Hyndburn Borough Council

Computer trader and repairman found with more than 600 indecent images and videos of children

Mark Pearce, of Garbett Street, Accrington, was given a suspended prison sentence at Burnley Crown Court

Day of music, food and fun ahead at Fusion Festival this weekend

The event in Rhyddings Park has been organised as a fundraiser for the 2016 Oswaldtwistle Carnival

Teenager driver pleads guilty to causing death of Accrington dad-of-two Craig Foster

Harry Shaw, 19, of Norwood View has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving

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.

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

PICTURES: Accrington and Rossendale College holds construction and motoring awards evening

The Mayors of Hyndburn and Rossendale were among dignitaries at the Accrington Town Hall ceremony

In This Week's Paper

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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