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Plastic pallets catch fire at former Oswaldtwistle chemical site

Crews from Hyndburn attended the old NIPA works on Nook Lane

Police called to eject Mansfield Town fans from Accrington Stanley match

Officers were alerted by the ground safety officer

Tributes paid to Accrington man who suffered heart attack at the wheel

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Tributes have been paid to 'a local man in his 60s’ who died after his car crashed into railings.

Parliamentary hopefuls trade blows in town hustings

Candidates traded blows over policing, the plight of the constituency’s town centres, foodbanks and zero hours contracts at Haslingden Library

Mum takes on London Marathon for charity 'invaluable' for son Robbie

The mum-of-four hopes to raise £2000 for the National Deaf Children's Society.

Mum takes on London Marathon for charity 'invaluable' for son Robbie

The mum-of-four hopes to raise £2000 for the National Deaf Children's Society.

Woman accused of ear biting in pub toilet in set to face trial

Lisa Taylor, 45, of Bold Street, Accrington, pleaded not guilty at Burnley Crown Court to wounding with intent.

Dangerous driver careered through a red light junction and crashing into tree

Waqar Hanif, of Cravenwood, Accrington, had earlier lied to his sister in order to borrow her Vauxhall Astra

Prolific burglar jailed after raiding newly refurbished Accrington Town Hall ballroom and travel agents

William McCann, 43, of Grange Street, Accrington, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary

Police called to eject Mansfield Town fans from Accrington Stanley match

Officers were alerted by the ground safety officer

Rishton restaurant manager lured teenager to business before sexually assaulting her

Abdul Khan assaulted the victim at the Spice Lounge

Phil Neville's former home targeted by burglar as he 'didn't think victims would suffer'

Connor Stokes, from Rawtenstall, raided the house in Crawshawbooth as the family slept upstairs

Parliamentary hopefuls trade blows in town hustings

Candidates traded blows over policing, the plight of the constituency’s town centres, foodbanks and zero hours contracts at Haslingden Library

PICTURES: Police find 'significant' cannabis set up in Great Harwood

Officers executed a warrant at a property on Edge End Lane

Lifelong Rotarian swaps Great Harwood for New Zealand

Ian Hacking who served with the Great Harwood and Rishton and Oswaldtwistle and Church clubs is emigrating

Volunteers fill 50 rubbish bags in Great Harwood clean-up day

Local Rotarians, Police Cadets and members of the Community Action Group took part

GALLERY: Art exhibition goes on display in Great Harwood

The exhibit features 64 works by five local artists on the theme 'locality'

Plastic pallets catch fire at former Oswaldtwistle chemical site

Crews from Hyndburn attended the old NIPA works on Nook Lane

Travellers obey order to leave Oswaldtwistle site - but then return less than 15 minutes later

The group of around four caravans and four cars were ordered to leave the site by today

Campaigners raise £50,000 in 10 days in bid to buy historic village pub

The Dog Community Action Group was formed after The Dog Inn went on the market

Lifelong Rotarian swaps Great Harwood for New Zealand

Ian Hacking who served with the Great Harwood and Rishton and Oswaldtwistle and Church clubs is emigrating

Rishton restaurant manager lured teenager to business before sexually assaulting her

Abdul Khan assaulted the victim at the Spice Lounge

Car wash raided in operation into modern day slavery

Police say workers were found being paid just £3 an hour

Lifelong Rotarian swaps Great Harwood for New Zealand

Ian Hacking who served with the Great Harwood and Rishton and Oswaldtwistle and Church clubs is emigrating

Volunteers fill 50 rubbish bags in Great Harwood clean-up day

Local Rotarians, Police Cadets and members of the Community Action Group took part

Travellers obey order to leave Oswaldtwistle site - but then return less than 15 minutes later

The group of around four caravans and four cars were ordered to leave the site by today

Travellers set up on land next to Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre

Four caravans and three cars arrived on the derelict site on Friday night

UPDATE: Travellers face court action over failure to leave playing field

The group set up at Baxenden Recreation Ground last Friday and have failed to comply with a council notice to leave

UPDATE: More travellers set up on playing field despite council notice to leave

Hyndburn council served a notice on the group to leave by yesterday

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