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Hyndburn is served by seven high schools, Accrington Academy, St Christopher's CE High School, Mount Carmel, Hollins Technology College, Norden High School, Broadfield Specialist School and Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School. Its main further education provider is Accrington and Rosendale College.

Rishton pupils enjoy action-packed residential trip

Year 6 students at St Charles Primary School travelled to Robinwood and Dobroyd Castle in Todmorden

Ex-pupil helps raise £3,200 to fund new school library as a 'thank you' to staff

Jack Barnes, from Altham, was born with serious complications and warned he may never walk or talk

Young father who broke friend's jaw at his baby son's Christening party is spared jail

Joshua Little, of Lodge Street, Accrington, punched victim Jack Doran outside the Sydney Street Working Men's Club

St Charles headteacher praises sports award success

The Rishton school won the 'Primary School of the Year' at the annual Hyndburn Community Sports Awards

Accrington actress says role in film about murdered student Sophie Lancaster changed her life

Julie Hesmondhalgh plays Sophie's mother Sylvia in Black Roses, which has been made into a film by the BBC

Frogs rescued by pupils after spawning underneath Norden High School

Staff and pupils at the Rishton school made the discovery after returning from the summer holidays

New pupils at Rhyddings receive free tablet computers to start school year

The Oswaldtwistle school says it will allow pupils to check school emails and parents to track their child's progress

Accrington school the first in Lancashire to receive coveted Unicef award

Pupils and staff at Peel Park primary school are celebrating after receiving the Level 2 Rights Respecting School Award

PICTURES: Sneak peak at new £5m centre set to open at Accrington and Rossendale College

The Heartwood Centre will open to the public next month and include a restaurant, bakery and shop

PICTURES: Norden High School headteacher praises GCSE pupils on their 'outstanding success'

Pupils in Rishton have been receiving their results this morning

PICTURES: Hollins Technology College students give GCSE reaction

Students across the borough have been opening their results this morning

Village Residents Committee secures more than £32,000 for James Hargreaves heritage trail

The Stanhill Village Residents and Fete Committee are planning a project to recognise the inventor of the spinning jenny

PICTURES: Accrington Academy students give A Levels reaction

Students across the borough have been opening their results this morning

PICTURES: A Levels reaction from Accrington's St Christopher's High School

Students across the borough have been opening their results this morning

Hundreds of Hyndburn students receive A Level results

School halls were filled this morning with anxious students waiting to open those all important envelopes

Students across Hyndburn nervously await A Level results

Sixth formers are due to receive their grades on Thursday

Accrington Grammar School Old Boys gives £300 to police cadets

The Association believes in broadening the education of youngsters in the Accrington area

Norden High School teacher Marie Pye retires after 36 years

Marie joined the Rishton school in 1979 and served as food teacher and later head of technology

Accrington 'Sex in Class' Channel 4 documentary sends social media into meltdown

The show, filmed at Hollins Technology College, attracted thousands of comments on Twitter

School's chair of governors to stand down after 11 years

Heather Pitman held the role at Hollins Technology College in Accrington

PICTURES: Mount Carmel school pupils enjoy sports day with a difference

The Accrington school held a variety of fun events as well as 'more formal' track and field competitions

Broadcasters insist parents gave backing for televised sex education show in Accrington school

The Hollins Technology College is set to feature in Channel Four documentary 'Sex in Class' this week

'Sex in Class' TV documentary filmed in Accrington school set to air

Thirteen pupils from Hollins Technology College took part in the course with a Belgian 'sexologist'

PICTURES: Rishton school volunteer treks 100km in aid of heart charity

Darren Sagar completed the journey from London to Southend in just over 28 hours without any sleep

Things to do with the kids this summer in Hyndburn

School's out for summer so we have provided a list of great activities to enjoy over the next few weeks

PICTURES: Pupils reach memorial garden fundraising target

The year 8 pupils at Mount Carmel High School in Accrington have helped raise £8,500 in less than two months

Hyndburn schools which contain asbestos are named

Lancashire County Council provided the details under an Observer Freedom of Information request

Memorial garden at Rishton pre-school nearly finished

The garden is in memory of former Norden High School business manager Helen Hinds

Videos & Photos

Toddler scarred and taken to hospital after being bitten in the face by dog 'with fangs'

Hundreds pack into Accrington Town Hall for third annual Hyndburn Sports Awards

GALLERY: Pensioner is airlifted to hospital after fall

In This Week's Paper


Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
Alex Bell
Bethany English
District reporter
Beth Abbit
Court reporter
Jon Macpherson
Kate Watkins
Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
Photographer and columnist