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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

New 'Brickworks' pub and restaurant will create 45 jobs

The Marstons pub is currently being built on Hyndburn Road in Accrington

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

Prison officer who worked on sex offender wing found with 2,000 child porn images

Andrew Webster, of Simmons Way, Clayton-le-Moors, worked at Strangeways Prison when he was arrested

Accrington man arrested over kidnap of girl, 6

The 33-year-old is currently in police custody for questioning as part of an investigation into the abduction of a six-year-old girl

JAILED: Man, 61, who sexually touched young girl

Stephen Baldwin, of Worston Lane, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty to sexually touching a child

A disabled man was left with broken ribs after an unprovoked attack

Paranoid schizophrenic Sean Marsden, of Loynd Street, Great Harwood launched the attacked for ‘absolutely no reason’, a court heard

Tributes paid to former Great Harwood councillor and mental health worker

David Forshaw, from Rishton, represented the Labour party on Hyndburn council in the late 1990s

GALLERY: Six reader photos bring back memories of Hyndburn's past

The fascinating images from bygone days are from the 1940s, 1950s and 1970s

Four colours and four couples to do battle for Hyndburn council seats

Twelve council seats are up for grabs in the forthcoming local elections on May 7

Campaigners form group to fight housing development plans

Up to 250 homes could be built on Lyndon Playing Fields in Great Harwood

Travellers set up on land next to Oswaldtwistle Civic Arts Centre

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

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

Local hero David Reid opens new B&M Accrington

The schoolboy cut the ribbon at the new store on Hyndburn Road

Daughter pays tribute to 'lovely and clever' mum and says quality of life with Alzheimer's was improved by staying in her home of 60 years

Doreen Lamb, from Accrington, was secretary to the chief education officer of Hyndburn council before she retired

Two teaching staff from Rishton successfully complete Manchester Marathon

Rachael Gavin and Marie Fenton work at St Charles RC primary school

Devoted Accrington couple who were inseparable in life die days apart

Joyce Mileham passed away on April 11 and her adoring husband Ron followed just seven days later

Burglars raid furniture suppliers in Rishton for cash and electronic equipment

Unknown offenders smashed their way into Bevlan Office Interiors at York Mill in the early hours of Wednesday

Rishton roadworks disruption at busy junction nearing an end

Work on the High Street, Harwood Road and Blackburn Road junction was started in mid-February

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

Travellers set up at Baxenden playing field

Four caravans and two cars arrived on Friday, April 17

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