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Council vows to fight cuts to 'lifeline' Green Haworth bus service

A motion was put forward at a meeting of Hyndburn council

Accrington couple who met on wartime factory floor celebrate 70th anniversary

George and Irene Holt, of Church, met at an aircraft factory and married in 1945

Tributes to well known Oswaldtwistle man, 51

Kieron Feathers, of Foxfields Close, was found dead close to Tinker Brook on Friday, July 3

Mum-of-two killed in London 7/7 bombings remembered 10 years on

Marie Hartley, of Oswaldtwistle, was killed when a bomb ripped through the number 30 bus on Tavistock Square

Accrington man avoids jail after 'excessive self defence'

Jamie Bridson, 25, of Blackburn Road, 'got the better' of his attacker and pleaded guilty on the basis of 'excessive self-defence'

Accrington couple who met on wartime factory floor celebrate 70th anniversary

George and Irene Holt, of Church, met at an aircraft factory and married in 1945

Online fundraising appeal to replace deaf Accrington boy's hearing device

Ashton Lynass, 6, lost the sound processor for his cochlear implant in April

Teenager driver pleads guilty to causing death of Accrington dad-of-two Craig Foster

Harry Shaw, 19, of Norwood View has pleaded guilty to causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving

Thief avoids jail after snatching five charity boxes

Jamie Lee King, 22, of Brunswick Terrace, Accrington made off with the donation boxes after trespassing on four stalls at Blackburn Market.

Five men appear in court accused of being involved in £16.5m tobacco fraud

The men appeared at court for a preliminary hearing on July 6. They have all been bailed until a plea and case management hearing on November 9.

Accrington man avoids jail after 'excessive self defence'

Jamie Bridson, 25, of Blackburn Road, 'got the better' of his attacker and pleaded guilty on the basis of 'excessive self-defence'

Skint' woman allowed £10K of stolen money to be laundered through her account

Andrea Leek, 44, of Spring Street, Rishton pleaded guilty to possessing criminal property

JAILED: Prolific burglars who raided seven Hyndburn properties while owners slept

The victims included a teacher, seven-month pregnant woman and families with young children and babies

Council vows to fight cuts to 'lifeline' Green Haworth bus service

A motion was put forward at a meeting of Hyndburn council

130 homes left in Great Harwood without power after electricity box 'explosion'

Electricity North West has apologised for the inconvenience caused to customers

Police treat electricity box explosion in Great Harwood as suspicious

Emergency services were on the scene for three hours dealing with the incident.

'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

Council vows to fight cuts to 'lifeline' Green Haworth bus service

A motion was put forward at a meeting of Hyndburn council

Five men appear in court accused of being involved in £16.5m tobacco fraud

The men appeared at court for a preliminary hearing on July 6. They have all been bailed until a plea and case management hearing on November 9.

Tributes to well known Oswaldtwistle man, 51

Kieron Feathers, of Foxfields Close, was found dead close to Tinker Brook on Friday, July 3

Mum-of-two killed in London 7/7 bombings remembered 10 years on

Marie Hartley, of Oswaldtwistle, was killed when a bomb ripped through the number 30 bus on Tavistock Square

GALLERY: Mount Carmel and Norden schools celebrate prom nights in style

The Mytton Fold Hotel was the venue for both schools' end of year spectaculars

PICTURES: Around 1,000 people enjoy annual Rishton Festival

Volunteers celebrated another successful event

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

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

Four armed masked men rob Rising Bridge post office

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Police were called to the post office on Blackburn Road shortly after 11.05am this morning after reports of a robbery

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

Controversial housing scheme for former Hilltop care home site approved at heated planning meeting

The Baxenden planning application was met with 75 objections

Accrington couple share their recipe after 60 years of marriage

Jimmy and Jenny Robertshaw celebrate their Diamond Wedding this week

Soundcasters set to launch 50th anniversary tour at the Accrington Carnival

The veteran band - formed by five Accrington schoolfriends - have performed alongside the likes of Status Quo, Tina Turner and The Hollies

Videos & Photos

GALLERY: Hyndburn schools celebrate success in Lancashire School Games

GALLERY: 2,000 people flock to Fusion Festival in Oswaldtwistle

PICTURES: Pupils create designs for first ever Great Harwood Coat of Arms

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Jon Macpherson
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Kate Watkins
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Garth Dawson
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