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House destroyed by 'inferno'

House completely destroyed after exploding into flames

Student hopes to be a carnival queen

16-year-old Rachael Collinson from Great Harwood is the first entrant in Carnival Queen competition

Police CCTV appeal after shoplifting in Accrington and Rishton

Thefts occurred in Argos in Accrington and the Co-op in Rishton on March 23.

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House destroyed by 'inferno'

House completely destroyed after exploding into flames

Student hopes to be a carnival queen

16-year-old Rachael Collinson from Great Harwood is the first entrant in Carnival Queen competition

Police CCTV appeal after shoplifting in Accrington and Rishton

Thefts occurred in Argos in Accrington and the Co-op in Rishton on March 23.

Tributes to Great Harwood nurse after cancer fight

Sarah Hodkinson passed away from breast cancer aged 49.

Oswaldtwistle Carnival is back with a bang

The carnival will return this summer after a 16 year absence.

Police appeal for information after shoplifting in Rishton and Great Harwood

Police have released images of two people they want to speak to following the theft of baby clothes.

Teenager who slapped Accrington supermarket worker with fish apologises

The 13-year-old girl has written a letter of apology to the victim.

Pensioner suffers head injuries in Accrington collision

The  incident happened at around 2.30pm on Monday, March 31.

1,000 trees to keep Huncoat woodland green

The trees have been planted at Spout House Wood.

Knuzden widower's 'silly hat' charity tribute to wife

Alban Hall wore a miniature Irish-themed hat for a day to raise cash.

Thousands join in Accrington Ron Hill 10k

More than 1,000 people packed into Accrington to celebrate the first every Ron Hill 10km race.

Accrington dad left blinded in one eye thanks charity for saving his life

Duane Scholes was working on a hydraulic pipe when it sheered off and struck him in the head.

Accrington pub to re-open after £250k makeover

The Warners Arms will re-open on Thursday, April 3.

Tinie Tempah fan who died while walking on the M61 named as Gary Wood

Officers are still trying to piece together how Gary, 30, came to be on the motorway following the show at Manchester Apollo

Accrington man treated for smoke inhalation after oven fire

The incident happened at around 11.10pm on Wednesday, March 26.

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