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Wannabe police officer targeted in online sting targeted by hate campaign

Pictures of Kristian Kirk, formerly of Oswaldtwistle, have been placed near his former home with a picture of a noose

The Catman: Accrington animal-lover has over 30 cat-themed tattoos

Andy Richards, of Canal Street, Church has dedicated his life to caring for cats

'Fantasist' with over 300 indecent cartoon images of children could face jail

Andrew Charles Whitham, 42, of Worston Lane, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to three counts of possessing a prohibited image of a child

Armed Forces Day celebrated at Gatty Park with ceremony and fun day

A minutes silence was also held following the death of Royal British Legion caseworker and former Freeman of the Borough Roy Lockwood

PICTURES: Record-breaking numbers flock to Stanhill Village Fete

More than 1,000 people basked in the sunshine and enjoyed taking part in traditional games and activities

Police issue double CCTV appeal after Accrington supermarket incidents

Two separate thefts or frauds are being investigated at Asda and Tesco

'Fantasist' with over 300 indecent cartoon images of children could face jail

Andrew Charles Whitham, 42, of Worston Lane, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to three counts of possessing a prohibited image of a child

The Catman: Accrington animal-lover has over 30 cat-themed tattoos

Andy Richards, of Canal Street, Church has dedicated his life to caring for cats

Wannabe police officer targeted in online sting targeted by hate campaign

Pictures of Kristian Kirk, formerly of Oswaldtwistle, have been placed near his former home with a picture of a noose

Armed Forces Day celebrated at Gatty Park with ceremony and fun day

A minutes silence was also held following the death of Royal British Legion caseworker and Freeman of the Borough Roy Lockwood

PICTURES: Record-breaking numbers flock to Stanhill Village Fete

More than 1,000 people basked in the sunshine and enjoyed taking part in traditional games and activities

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.

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

Century-old musical society disbands

After 112 years, Accrington Clef Club has closed, after its membership nearly halved

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