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PICTURES: Final entrants unveiled for Accrington Carnival Queen

A glamorous judging event at the Brooks Club is now just three days away

Mugger targeted woman with two young children in Accrington

The victim was walking along the 'Black Path' when her handbag was snatched

PICTURES: Police find 150 cannabis plants at disused mill in Oswaldtwistle

The discovery was made yesterday at Vine Mill following information by local residents

Long-serving Great Harwood pub landlords set to retire this summer

Maureen and Bob Smith have run the Plough on Queen Street for 19 years

Community group raises funds to buy pub

The Dog Community Action Group is celebrating after the owner of The Dog Inn in Belthorn, near Oswaldtwistle agreed to take the boozer off the market

PICTURES: Police issue CCTV appeal after Accrington shoplifting incident

It happened at the Game store on Broadway

Mugger targeted woman with two young children in Accrington

The victim was walking along the 'Black Path' when her handbag was snatched

Community group raises funds to buy pub

The Dog Community Action Group is celebrating after the owner of The Dog Inn in Belthorn, near Oswaldtwistle agreed to take the boozer off the market

PICTURES: Police find 150 cannabis plants at disused mill in Oswaldtwistle

The discovery was made yesterday at Vine Mill following information by local residents

PICTURES: Police issue CCTV appeal after Accrington shoplifting incident

It happened at the Game store on Broadway

Man arrested after walking through Accrington streets with machete covered in blood

Eyewitnesses reported the man 'either bleeding or covered in blood'

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.

Last chance to enter Accrington Carnival Queen contest as May 22 deadline approaches

Gemma Grimshaw, from Church, Sarah Louise Munroe, from Baxenden and Cassandra Jones, from Accrington, are all in contention for the crown

Macy Hyat swaps theatre for Corrie's cobbles as she makes her TV debut

The Year 7 pupil from Mount Carmel is set to appear as an extra on Coronation Street

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