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Tributes paid to former Mayor of Hyndburn Pam Barton

Council colleagues have spoken of their shock and sadness after Coun Barton lost her battle with cancer this morning

UPDATE: Revealed the real-life Del Boy whose pub fall went viral

The moment was captured on CCTV at The Arden Inn

Residents mark Huncoat war memorial anniversary in period dress

Campaigners are bidding to block plans to move the cenotaph, which was unveiled 93 years ago

WATCH: Real-life Del Boy falls over in Accrington bar

The moment was captured on CCTV at The Arden Inn

Static caravan in Great Harwood destroyed by fire

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

Tributes paid to former Mayor of Hyndburn Pam Barton

Council colleagues have spoken of their shock and sadness after Coun Barton lost her battle with cancer this morning

UPDATE: Revealed the real-life Del Boy whose pub fall went viral

The moment was captured on CCTV at The Arden Inn

WATCH: Real-life Del Boy falls over in Accrington bar

The moment was captured on CCTV at The Arden Inn

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.

Thug who burgled mum's house and drove into police officer in stolen court 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

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

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

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

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

Arsonists blamed for car fire in Oswaldtwistle

Firefighters and police were called to Frederick Street

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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