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House music fans aim to improve Accrington nightlife

A newly formed group has organised an event at The Attic featuring former Radio 1 DJ Lottie.

High value machinery stolen from Great Harwood Golf Club

Burglars stole the tractors and mowers from a garage before driving them away

Jailed burglar tells court: I did it for new born baby

Christopher Ryder, 22, was jailed for two years and six months after pleading guilty to burglary and theft of a family home in Clayon-le-Moors.

Peter Kay stuns music fans with surprise appearance at Oswaldtwistle gig

The Bolton comedian joined Chirs Difford from the Squeeze at the Civic Theatre

New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

A group of travellers moved on the car park of the newly opened £2m facility in Accrington

House music fans aim to improve Accrington nightlife

A newly formed group has organised an event at The Attic featuring former Radio 1 DJ Lottie.

New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

A group of travellers moved on the car park of the newly opened £2m facility in Accrington

Looking back: Rationing was not so sweet for shoppers

Why not let us know and send us your memories for our letters page?

Flying the flag: Seven Hyndburn green spaces scoop prestigious award

Parks and green spaces across the borough have been awarded Green Flag status

Before the bench: Accrington cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Burnley and Blackburn Magistrates Courts.

'Drunk' reveller dressed as elf was punched by man after shouting abuse

Michael Way was punched by David Pilling outside Grants Bar in Accrington the Friday before Christmas

Before the Bench: Hyndburn cases heard at magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Blackburn Magistrates Court.

Witnesses describe hearing loud bang and seeing balaclava-wearing man after Mark Walsh was shot

Three men have appeared in court accused of conspiracy to commit murder after he was shot at close range in an Accrington alleyway

High value machinery stolen from Great Harwood Golf Club

Burglars stole the tractors and mowers from a garage before driving them away

Methodist minister Rev Pat Brown bids fond farewell to parish

Rev Brown served Great Harwood, Rishton and Clayton-le-Moors and also helped set up a food bank

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

Before the bench: Accrington cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Burnley and Blackburn Magistrates Courts.

Peter Kay stuns music fans with surprise appearance at Oswaldtwistle gig

The Bolton comedian joined Chirs Difford from the Squeeze at the Civic Theatre

PICTURES: 24-hour respite centre for children and young adults opens at former Masonic Hall

The £1m state-of-the-art facility has created around 30 jobs with bosses looking to take on around 10 more

Looking back: Rationing was not so sweet for shoppers

Why not let us know and send us your memories for our letters page?

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

Methodist minister Rev Pat Brown bids fond farewell to parish

Rev Brown served Great Harwood, Rishton and Clayton-le-Moors and also helped set up a food bank

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

Before the bench: Accrington cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Burnley and Blackburn Magistrates Courts.

Baxenden actor scoops Best Actor award

Daniel Starkie, 23, dreams of starring in the West End

Shock as five trees are 'poisoned' in Baxenden woodland

The Woodland Trust has demanded action after five mature beech trees in Laund Clough, Baxenden, died suddenly.

Flooding concerns scupper 22-home development for Baxenden car scrapyard site

Council planners said there were also design failings with the Alliance Street proposal

Hyndburn schools which contain asbestos are named

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

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New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

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