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Motorway collision between Huncoat and Clayton-le-Moors leaves woman with broken spine

The incident happened on the eastbound carriageway between junction seven and junction eight of the M65 at around 1pm, on Friday December 12.

Mosque damaged after nearby arson attack on caravan

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Richmond Hill Street in Accrington to tackle the torched caravan parked on the road.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Lancashire County Council are set to start the works at the busy junction in Oswaldtwistle as part of the Pennine Reach public transport scheme.

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Motorway collision between Huncoat and Clayton-le-Moors leaves woman with broken spine

The incident happened on the eastbound carriageway between junction seven and junction eight of the M65 at around 1pm, on Friday December 12.

Mosque damaged after nearby arson attack on caravan

Firefighters from Hyndburn were called to Richmond Hill Street in Accrington to tackle the torched caravan parked on the road.

Drivers warned over roadworks

Lancashire County Council are set to start the works at the busy junction in Oswaldtwistle as part of the Pennine Reach public transport scheme.

Police seize hundreds of cannabis plants at factory

PC Vicky Wilson and PCSO Chris McKiernan from the Neighbour Team executed a drug warrant at St Lawrence Street with the assistance of the Operations Support Unit.

Lowerfold Park furnished with a brand new gate

The gate has been funded by the Great Harwood councillors and was installed by the Parks Team at Hyndburn Green Spaces Forum, in November.

Military health worker earns major honour

Belinda Laming, a drug and alcohol caseworker for the North West Military Veterans’ Service, won the Military Civilian Health Partnership Awards in the Healthcare Civilian of the Year category.

Police appeal to trace wanted man

Ryan Gordon, 24, was jailed for 16 months at Burnley Crown Court in January for a burglary at an address in Baxenden in September 2013.

Hard man tackles desert challenge

Sean Williams, from Rishton, travelled to Las Vegas to compete in the World’s Toughest Mudder and was ranked in the top 100 in the world.

Homes plan is rejected to the delight of residents

The application by Morris Homes to build the family houses on land off Foxwood Chase, Huncoat was rejected at a planning committee meeting on Wednesday, December 10.

Firefighters called to collision in Oswaldtwistle

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said the initial 999 call suggested someone might have been trapped following the two-car collision on Blackburn Road however this wasn't the case.

Police called to reports of sexual assault at popular town park

Police said they were called to Peel Park in Accrington in the early hours of Saturday, December 13.

Six homes evacuated after blaze ripped through shop

Four people were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after the fire on Blackburn Road in Accrington.

Final push for Finley's appeal

Donations for raffle prizes can be dropped off at Holly House.

Bosses told £1.5m revamp plans could ‘kill’ town

Hyndburn council has voted to move forward with the £1.5million Accrington Townscape Heritage Initiative, which will see empty town centre properties brought back into use, and create a new town square which will commemorate the losses of the Accrington Pals.

Ava bids to raise profile of Crohn’s

Lara Dakin, of Cotton Street, Accrington, said she was ‘shocked’ after her daughter Ava Kennedy was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, which affects only around one in every 650 people.

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Six homes evacuated after blaze ripped through shop

Police seize over 200 cannabis plants

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