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Nursery celebrates after good rating from education watchdogs

Inspectors visited Little Brook Children’s Nursery, on Blackburn Road, Great Harwood and delivered an improved rating from the ‘satisfactory’ result achieved in 2011.

Teen who exposed himself on a bus is hunted by police

Officers believe the teen, who was accompanied by another teenage man, then got on a double decker Lancashire United bus in the direction of Great Harwood.

Storage Hunters star visits Accrington

Jesse McClure visited Accrington on Saturday, September 27 to launch the market hall’s brand new e-commerce website.

Beavers and cubs in trip to the beach

The children tested their head for heights by climbing the high wire assault course, crossing wobbly ropes and bridges and taking leaps of faith at Kaos.

Reece Bibby joins 8 piece X Factor band

The 15-year-old has joined the largest group ever assembled for the singing reality TV show, although as yet they do not have a name.

Police appeal after theft of quad bike

Thomas Ward, 21, formerly of Broomhall Road in Pendlebury, Swinton, is wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary on First Avenue in Church on Friday, August 22.

Nursery celebrates after good rating from education watchdogs

Inspectors visited Little Brook Children’s Nursery, on Blackburn Road, Great Harwood and delivered an improved rating from the ‘satisfactory’ result achieved in 2011.

Teen who exposed himself on a bus is hunted by police

Officers believe the teen, who was accompanied by another teenage man, then got on a double decker Lancashire United bus in the direction of Great Harwood.

Beavers and cubs in trip to the beach

The children tested their head for heights by climbing the high wire assault course, crossing wobbly ropes and bridges and taking leaps of faith at Kaos.

College team hangs tough at ‘Mudder’

Twelve employees completed the 10-mile obstacle race to raise money for local charity Papyris, which works to prevent suicide in young people.

School achieves highest rating

St. Oswald’s R.C. Primary and Nursing School was inspected at the beginning of September, having previously been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Accrington Stanley 1 Plymouth 0: League 2 report

The Reds are given the hairdryer treatment by manager John Coleman before making it two wins from two since his return

John Coleman aims to kick-start another promotion challenge with Accrington Stanley

Returning boss urges the Reds' supporters to reproduce the atmosphere they created during his first spell in charge.

Accrington Stanley v Plymouth: League 2 preview

The Reds' new loan signing could start in goal in John Coleman's first home game since returning as manager.

Returning Accrington boss John Coleman hailed as Stanley's Jose Mourinho

Chairman Peter Marsden believes Coleman is the perfect man to bring back the feelgood factor amongst the Reds' faithful.

Dream debut for Stanley's new loan duo

John O'Sullivan and Sean Maguire scored during the Reds' stunning 5-4 win at Northampton, just a day after becoming John Coleman's first signings.

School achieves highest rating

St. Oswald’s R.C. Primary and Nursing School was inspected at the beginning of September, having previously been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Dance student Mary becomes the teacher

Mary Green spent three years at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance, but it was always her intention to return home and now she is a dance teacher at The Performance Academy in Accrington where she honed her skills.

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Garth Dawson
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