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PICTURES: Police find 30 cannabis plants in Great Harwood flat

Officers executed a warrant on Queen Street

Brave and strong Rhyddings student, 18, loses cancer fight

Tributes have been paid to Jess Smalley, of the Spinning Jenny pub, Accrington, who died on Monday

More entrants unveiled for this year's Accrington Carnival Queen contest

Bethany Donohue and Jasmine Amber Smith, both from Accrington, are among contenders for the May 28 contest

Tributes to ‘loving grandfather’ who died after suspected heart attack behind the wheel of his car

Anthony Bennett, 62, of Whitaker Street, Accrington passed away on Wednesday, April 29

Tributes paid to man who collapsed at restaurant while celebrating his 50th birthday

Mark Riley, formerly of Baxenden, was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital where he passed away

Brave and strong Rhyddings student, 18, loses cancer fight

Tributes have been paid to Jess Smalley, of the Spinning Jenny pub, Accrington, who died on Monday

More entrants unveiled for this year's Accrington Carnival Queen contest

Bethany Donohue and Jasmine Amber Smith, both from Accrington, are among contenders for the May 28 contest

Tributes to ‘loving grandfather’ who died after suspected heart attack behind the wheel of his car

Anthony Bennett, 62, of Whitaker Street, Accrington passed away on Wednesday, April 29

VIDEO: Accrington pub-goer's Del Boy gains 200,000 hits in 24 hours

Matthew Hartley spoke to the Observer after the CCTV footage of him falling over in the Arden Inn went viral

Two men from Accrington arrested on suspicion of historic child sex abuse

A 36 year-old man and a 38-year-old man from the borough have been arrested on suspicion of rape.

Thug who burgled mum's house and drove into police officer in stolen car has jail sentence reduced

Adam Ashworth had previously been jailed at Burnley Crown Court for 52 months

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

PICTURES: Police find 30 cannabis plants in Great Harwood flat

Officers executed a warrant on Queen Street

Static caravan in Great Harwood destroyed by fire

Firefighters from Blackburn and Burnley were called to Mill Lane at around 1pm yesterday

PICTURES: Great Harwood fitness fanatic completes 'alternative triathlon'

Eddie Whittle and three friends completed rowing, cycling and running tasks to raise thousands of pounds for charities

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

Officers executed a warrant at a property on Edge End Lane

Council set to act after travellers move to derelict land next to Accrington Matalan store

The group arrived on Friday having previously been ordered away from sites in Oswaldtwistle and Baxenden

Comedian Jason Manford entertains Oswaldtwistle to celebrate first birthday of comedy club

The funnyman spoke exclusively to the Observer after playing to a packed house at the Civic Arts Centre

Civic Arts Centre and Theatre in Oswaldtwistle bidding for £10k of funding

The Hyndburn Arts Trust is asking for your votes to help secure a grant from the Aviva Community fund

Plastic pallets catch fire at former Oswaldtwistle chemical site

Crews from Hyndburn attended the old NIPA works on Nook Lane

Landlord with terminal brain tumour ties knot in hospital with woman he loves

Ian Walsh, 53, who has cancer, married his partner after three years of them putting it off

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

Tributes paid to man who collapsed at restaurant while celebrating his 50th birthday

Mark Riley, formerly of Baxenden, was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital where he passed away

Council set to act after travellers move to derelict land next to Accrington Matalan store

The group arrived on Friday having previously been ordered away from sites in Oswaldtwistle and Baxenden

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

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