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Tributes paid to British Legion stalwart Roy Lockwood

Roy died on Saturday, June 27 aged 79 following a battle with cancer

Fun activities for all the family in Hyndburn this weekend

The Armed Forces Family fun day and the Stanhill Village fete are both taking place on Saturday, June 27

Police praise cadets after raising money for charity

The Hyndburn and Ribble Valley cadets collected £500 for two charities after a Rotary Club walk

Patients and pupils hit by bus link axe

The hourly 14 and 14A service, which had run from Monday to Saturday between Accrington and Blackburn Hospital, will cease to serve Fern Gore, Green Haworth and Broadfield as of July 26.

Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court

Fun activities for all the family in Hyndburn this weekend

The Armed Forces Family fun day and the Stanhill Village fete are both taking place on Saturday, June 27

Patients and pupils hit by bus link axe

The hourly 14 and 14A service, which had run from Monday to Saturday between Accrington and Blackburn Hospital, will cease to serve Fern Gore, Green Haworth and Broadfield as of July 26.

Cyclists' joy as £2 million of funding approved for East Lancashire Strategic Cycleway

It will complete the Accrington to Ramsbottom section of the National Cycle Network as well as the Valley of Stone

Emergency services help 97-year-old woman struggling to breathe

Firefighters were called to assist paramedics in gaining access to a house on Ribblesdale Avenue in Accrington last night

Wannabe police officer targeted in online sting targeted by hate campaign

Pictures of Kristian Kirk, formerly of Oswaldtwistle, have been placed near his former home with a picture of a noose

CCTV appeal after anti-social behaviour and criminal damage at primary school

The incident happened at West End primary school in Oswaldtwistle

Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court

Former RAF man caught with over 1,500 indecent images of children

Alex Boulter was arrested at his place of work in Accrington and later found to have been sharing pictures and videos online

'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

Police praise cadets after raising money for charity

The Hyndburn and Ribble Valley cadets collected £500 for two charities after a Rotary Club walk

Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court

Convicted Great Harwood cannabis producer has sentence changed on appeal

Police officers had executed a warrant at Mark Illsley's tenanted property and found 15 cannabis plants in a bedroom

Tributes paid to British Legion stalwart Roy Lockwood

Roy died on Saturday, June 27 aged 79 following a battle with cancer

Wannabe police officer targeted in online sting targeted by hate campaign

Pictures of Kristian Kirk, formerly of Oswaldtwistle, have been placed near his former home with a picture of a noose

Armed Forces Day celebrated at Gatty Park with ceremony and fun day

A minutes silence was also held following the death of Royal British Legion caseworker and Freeman of the Borough Roy Lockwood

PICTURES: Record-breaking numbers flock to Stanhill Village Fete

More than 1,000 people basked in the sunshine and enjoyed taking part in traditional games and activities

Young choristers from Rishton take part in annual music festival

St Charles RC primary pupils sang 'We are the Young' and 'The Tiger' at the Blackburn Music Festival

Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court

Sandwich shop left smoke logged after food pan left on cooker

Firefighters were called to Gill's Sandwich Shop in Rishton in the early hours of this morning

Calls for safety checks after boy hurt in road collision at newly redesigned Rishton junction

The boy, 9, was taken to hospital following the collision with a car on Saturday afternoon

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

Accrington scrap metal businessman forced to close down after council prosecution

Mumtaz Khan ran the business at Unit 5 Alliance Street in Baxenden without the required licence

Videos & Photos

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

PICTURES: Music lovers enjoy Prom in the Park

UPDATE: Investigators say petrol poured into sewers before Accrington street "explosion"

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