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Drug peddling gang off our streets (picture gallery)

Eight men were jailed and a further three received suspended jail terms following the six-month police intelligence operation last year involving around 70 police officers.

Drunk pair locked up for attack

James Dean and Richie Gardiner attacked Anthony Pemberton at a friend’s house in Rishton after the victim started pushing them out of the building, Burnley Crown Court heard.

Happy 90th birthday Garth!

Garth, of Queens Road West, Accrington, was joined by wife of 65 years Dorothy for a party at their daughter Barbara Milne’s house in Colne.

Town centre pub set for cafe change after plans go-ahead

It comes after Hyndburn Council granted planning permission for the scheme at the Duke of Wellington pub off Towngate.

Five-year-old seriously injured in M65 accident

The 44-year-old male driver also suffered broken bones in the crash at around 9.15pm on Thursday.

Pro aims to leave Enfield on a high

The Enfield professional returns to South Africa on Monday, meaning this weekend’s double-header will be his final games of the season.

Drug peddling gang off our streets (picture gallery)

Eight men were jailed and a further three received suspended jail terms following the six-month police intelligence operation last year involving around 70 police officers.

Happy 90th birthday Garth!

Garth, of Queens Road West, Accrington, was joined by wife of 65 years Dorothy for a party at their daughter Barbara Milne’s house in Colne.

Drunk pair locked up for attack

James Dean and Richie Gardiner attacked Anthony Pemberton at a friend’s house in Rishton after the victim started pushing them out of the building, Burnley Crown Court heard.

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.

Funding boost for Players for Pals production

The award-winning local community drama group was awarded the money through the HLF’s First World War Then and Now programme.

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

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.

GCSE Results Day gallery

We've been sent in photos from schools across Hyndburn who are sharing their GCSE success.

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