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Children learn first aid skills

Children from Green Haworth C of E Primary School, in Accrington, spent the day with Sandra Scott from St John Ambulance.

'Incredible' Julie set to receive top award

And it will be a case of returning to her roots for Julie when she receives the honour in the Coppice Theatre at Accrington and Rossendale College, where Julie studied.

Scuba diving firm set for Rishton move

Canary Divers has been running for around nine years in Blackburn but is set to move into the former Cedar Carpets building on High Street in the next few weeks.

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Children learn first aid skills

Children from Green Haworth C of E Primary School, in Accrington, spent the day with Sandra Scott from St John Ambulance.

'Incredible' Julie set to receive top award

And it will be a case of returning to her roots for Julie when she receives the honour in the Coppice Theatre at Accrington and Rossendale College, where Julie studied.

Scuba diving firm set for Rishton move

Canary Divers has been running for around nine years in Blackburn but is set to move into the former Cedar Carpets building on High Street in the next few weeks.

Accrington Town Hall marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Residents and councillors joined with faith representatives to light candles in memory of the six million people who lost their lives during the Holocaust and the four million who have died in subsequent genocides.

Pensioner hit by burglars

The incident happened sometime between 5.15pm and 7.45pm on Sunday, January 11 at his home on Ashworth Street, Accrington.

Police release CCTV image following shoplifting incident

It was taken at the Argos store on Blackburn Road in Accrington where four dolls from the Disney film 'Frozen' were 'secreted' into a child's pram before being stolen.

Inspirational carer returns from Tanzania

Tanya Hart, 24, of Burnley Lane, Huncoat set off for the east African republic in October with Raleigh International, a charity which runs projects in poverty-stricken areas.

'Gurning' social worker held all-night party where children snorted cocaine and drank vodka

Young teenagers were given drugs and alcohol during the party at Susan Downing's Rishton home. Her co-defendant Rachel MacLachlan, who supplied drugs, was jailed for three years.

Tanya returns from Tanzania

Tanya Hart, 24, of Burnley Lane, Huncoat set off for the east African republic in October with Raleigh International, a charity which runs projects in poverty-stricken areas.

Town chiefs fail to persuade Marks and Spencer to stay in Accrington

Company bosses met with councillors on Friday but said the Broadway store will move in May despite protests from thousands of campaigners.

Woman missing from Accrington care home

Shona Emmott, 24, was last seen by staff at the care home on Burnley Lane, Accrington on Friday, January 23.

Youngsters are invited to area's biggest prom show

The Dunkenhalgh Hotel will host Prom Fayres UK and is the first time the company has visited Hyndburn.

Police issue warning after snowballs and stones thrown at cars

Officers said this has been taking place on a ‘regular basis’ in the evenings on Hyndburn Road in Accrington, in particular from the Oxford Road side near the junction and Matalan.

Record numbers take part in 10k

Parents, children and running clubs from across the region gathered in the town for the annual event in aid of East Lancashire Hospice with youngsters also joining in a 1K fun run.

Shed destroyed in suspected arson attack

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Brook Street in Rishton at around 11.30pm last night.

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Inspirational carer returns from Tanzania

Record numbers take part in 10k

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