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Motor vehicle technician clocks up 25 years service

Adam Bentley works at Hyndburn council's vehicle maintenance unit

Accrington man arrested over kidnap of girl, 6

The 33-year-old is currently in police custody for questioning as part of an investigation into the abduction of a six-year-old girl

Waste trucks safer for cyclists after new equipment installed

Hyndburn council has become the first authority in Lancashire to upgrade its fleet to help bikers on the road

Fitness fanatic sisters complete ultra marathon

Alison King and Charlotte King took part in the 31-mile Canalathon

103 new homes to be built in next stage of £55m housing scheme

The 'Phoenix Place' homes will be built in West Accrington and Church to the south of Blackburn Road

Morrisons' Accrington store to shut this weekend

The supermarket is one of 10 branches to close

Motor vehicle technician clocks up 25 years service

Adam Bentley works at Hyndburn council's vehicle maintenance unit

Accrington man arrested over kidnap of girl, 6

The 33-year-old is currently in police custody for questioning as part of an investigation into the abduction of a six-year-old girl

Waste trucks safer for cyclists after new equipment installed

Hyndburn council has become the first authority in Lancashire to upgrade its fleet to help bikers on the road

Fitness fanatic sisters complete ultra marathon

Alison King and Charlotte King took part in the 31-mile Canalathon

GALLERY: Brand new artist's impressions of Accrington Bus Station

Work on the £6.4m station started last month and is expected to be up and running in 12 months

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.

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.

Fitness fanatic sisters complete ultra marathon

Alison King and Charlotte King took part in the 31-mile Canalathon

Rhyddings pupils meet Olympic star Rebecca Adlington

The students took part in a Q&A session with the freestyle world swimming champion

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Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
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