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Traveller committed 'spree of offending' after striggling to cope with parents' separation

Francis Reilly helped steal a vehicle and tools in Rishton belonging to a National Grid worker

Oswaldtwistle care home rated 'inadequate' by Care Quality Commission

Staff at Church View Residential Home told inspectors they were "under pressure"

Huncoat nursing home given the thumbs up by care watchdogs

Mapleford Nursing Home in Huncoat received the highest rating from the Care Quality Commision

Masked men with machetes steal thousands from Rising Bridge Post Office

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The offenders stormed Rising Bridge Post Office at around 11am this morning threatening the postmistress, her husband and their son

Disappointment at the end of six-year road for Hilltop campaigners

Residents have been campaigning against a housing development on the former Hill Top care home site in Baxenden

PICTURES: Prom night fun for Accrington students

Pupils from Rhyddings, Mount Carmel and Accrington Academy have held their proms

Huncoat nursing home given the thumbs up by care watchdogs

Mapleford Nursing Home in Huncoat received the highest rating from the Care Quality Commision

Oswaldtwistle care home rated 'inadequate' by Care Quality Commission

Staff at Church View Residential Home told inspectors they were "under pressure"

Traveller committed 'spree of offending' after striggling to cope with parents' separation

Francis Reilly helped steal a vehicle and tools in Rishton belonging to a National Grid worker

Masked men with machetes steal thousands from Rising Bridge Post Office

updated
The offenders stormed Rising Bridge Post Office at around 11am this morning threatening the postmistress, her husband and their son

PICTURES: Prom night fun for Accrington students

Pupils from Rhyddings, Mount Carmel and Accrington Academy have held their proms

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.

Maths magic wins Harry Potter-themed house cup for Accrington Academy

Year 7 students from the school competed in numerical challenges at 'Hogwarts'

Police issue 'final warning' to motorists committing offences outside schools

Accrington PC Dave Render said fines will soon be issued and a 'day of action' to crack down on the 'scary' incidents

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