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Plans to build four homes in Oswaldtwistle withdrawn

Proposals submitted to Hyndburn council by Mr M Haworth to construct the four houses with eight parking spaces on land at the rear of Milton Street, were pulled before they reached the Hyndburn council planning committee.

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

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

GALLERY: Top ten Accrington eateries revealed

The list of restaurants, cafes and pubs has been compiled from reviews on TripAdvisor

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Plans to build four homes in Oswaldtwistle withdrawn

Proposals submitted to Hyndburn council by Mr M Haworth to construct the four houses with eight parking spaces on land at the rear of Milton Street, were pulled before they reached the Hyndburn council planning committee.

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

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

GALLERY: Top ten Accrington eateries revealed

The list of restaurants, cafes and pubs has been compiled from reviews on TripAdvisor

Teen 'won't go out on his own' after robbery in Accrington

Elliot Studholme, 17, was robbed on Saturday, April 11 near Bullough Park

Gallery: Woodnook's £15m transformation captured in stunning images

Visitors received a tour of the new show homes last weekend during an open day

Aspiring teenage boxer Bria meets Olympian

The Accrington Academy pupil picked up a few tips after a visit by Natasha Jonas

Hyndburn second in country for use of bailiffs to chase up council tax debts

The Children's Society has condemned the widespread use of bailiffs by local authorities chasing unpaid bills

CCTV appeal after counterfeit money handed over at newsagents

An unknown offender handed a fake £50 note to Rishton News

Bus shelter erected in memory of resident

The new shelter erected on Burnley Road between Accrington and Huncoat has been dedicated to Marjorie Fielding, who died last month

Two arrested after teenager robbed of mobile phone and bank card in Accrington

Police said the 15-year-old boy was robbed by two Asian males on Riley Street on Saturday night

Rishton man mountain Mark Felix set to compete in 10th World Strongest Man contest

Dad-of-three Felix, 48, will fly out to Malaysia for the week-long contest next week

Church facing 'very real possibility of closure'

Leaders at St James Church Kirk have called an open meeting for the community to secure its future

Find My Seat: Use our interactive guide to the big General Election issues in YOUR area

Just enter your postcode and you can find a raft of information about your constituency, including who your election candidates are, the history of the seat, how it rates for economy, cost of living, immigration and pensions

Five-way fight for Hyndburn Commons seat in general election

Candidates have been announced this morning for the parliamentary and local council elections on May 7

Rishton Conservative Club announces plans for second 'Close Encounters' beer and cider festival

It follows the successful inaugural event last year, which attracted around 300 people

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