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PICTURES: Thousands flock to Accrington for 'magical' Christmas lights switch-on
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X Factor and Britain's Got Talent stars to light up big Christmas switch-on
Your festive guide to when the lights are being switched on all over Hyndburn
Busy junction roadworks to last 'until end of 2016'
A new stage of works near Junction 7 began on Monday morning
Accrington's oldest park set for £115,000 children's play area
Plans have been unveiled for two separate play areas for different age groups in Milnshaw Park
Two hundred cannabis plants seized from house in Church
Police executed a warrant at a rented property on Second Avenue yesterday
Exclusive: Local parties make plea for your vote at Local Elections 2016
Elections for Hyndburn council and the Police and Crime Commissioner are on May 5
Council U-turn over snow-hit bin rounds
Refuse from Friday's scrapped collections will now be collected on March 12
Bins will go uncollected for A MONTH, after blizzards cause havoc
Hundreds of homes will have to wait a further fortnight after today's collections were scrapped
Hundreds celebrate Christmas lights switch-on events across borough
The lights are now on in Baxenden, Huncoat, Milnshaw and Clayton-le-Moors
Police cuts U turn as crime rates rise
Huge rises in areas of crime in the borough including assault, burglary and public order offences
Police investigating after man seen 'forced into boot of car' near Accrington park
Reports have been received of a 'suspicious incident' in the Milnshaw Park area
Parking concerns raised after go-ahead given to Accrington beauty salon
The change of use planning application on Whalley Road was approved by council planners on Wednesday
Couple celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary with friends and family
Jack and Lily Mason from Accrington marked 60 years of marriage and received a card from the Queen
Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard at magistrates
The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court.
Accrington playing fields ready for public use after £400k redevelopment
But work on Highams Playing Fields is still not yet finished after heavy rains delayed the project
Pictures: Firefighters tackle three grass fires and a children's play area bin blaze
Fire crews suspect the blazes were started deliberately
Four colours and four couples to do battle for Hyndburn council seats
Twelve council seats are up for grabs in the forthcoming local elections on May 7
Five-way fight for Hyndburn Commons seat in general election
Candidates have been announced this morning for the parliamentary and local council elections on May 7
Residents roll up their sleeves to tidy up Accrington's streets
Laneside Residents Association and Milnshaw residents association joined forces to fill four skips with rubbish from the area
Picture gallery: Thousands flock to Accrington for Christmas lights
The 2011 winner performed to cheering crowds outside the Market Hall and was joined on stage by fellow musicians We Are Tiger Heart, Hannah Joy, Redd, Amy-Jo Clough and Matt Fitzgerald.
Four hospitalised after town centre crash
Police said the incident happened after a Subaru Impreza collided with the side of Halfords Autocentre on Milnshaw Lane in Accrington.
Girl inspired to fundraise after seeing councillor's bike challenge
Cori Whittaker, 11, of Banbury Close in Milnshaw, saw local ward councillor Paul Cox complete a charity cycle ride in aid of Accrington Blind Society and the North West Air Ambulance following an article in the Observer a few weeks ago and contacted him to see what she could do to help.
Accrington Cricket Club
Cricket club bosses hit for six by spate of vandalism
The youngsters, aged between 16 and 19, have struck twice in one week at Accrington Cricket Club causing hundreds of pounds of damage to the nets.
Cricket nets vandalised twice in a week
Police have launched an appeal to find the culprits after the nets at the Thorneholme Road club were damaged on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 8 and most recently on Wednesday, July 9.