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Showhomes set to open at Woodnook

Showhomes, which are part of the 131-family home Woodnook development, will be opened this weekend by developer PlaceFirst and joint venture partners Together.

Football fan won’t get banning order

Daniel Seels had pleaded guilty at Blackburn Magistrates Court to possessing the flare at the Red’s home match against Tranmere Rovers on September 6 this year and fined £155.

Firefighters called after people are trapped in a lift

Crews from Hyndburn attended Spring Brook House on Canal Street in Clayton-le-Moors at around 4.45am on Friday, November 21.

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Showhomes set to open at Woodnook

Showhomes, which are part of the 131-family home Woodnook development, will be opened this weekend by developer PlaceFirst and joint venture partners Together.

Football fan won’t get banning order

Daniel Seels had pleaded guilty at Blackburn Magistrates Court to possessing the flare at the Red’s home match against Tranmere Rovers on September 6 this year and fined £155.

Firefighters called after people are trapped in a lift

Crews from Hyndburn attended Spring Brook House on Canal Street in Clayton-le-Moors at around 4.45am on Friday, November 21.

Derelict Accrington restaurant to be demolished

Bosses at Globe Enterprises Ltd, which own the derelict Massala Indian Restaurant building on King Street in Accrington, said the site has become dangerous and a target for crime.

Help us make one last push for £20k

The Finley’s Friends campaign was set up in 2012 to help raise the cash for Holly House therapy centre for disabled children.

Picture gallery: ‘Heroes’ help Pudsey for Children in Need

Many school children across Hyndburn came to lessons in fancy dress outfits to help raise funds for this years appeal which had the theme ‘Be a Hero’.

Mum’s plea for more help for young mental health sufferers

Dawn Johnson, of Blackburn Road in Oswaldtwistle, lost her teenage daughter Lauren when she plummeted from the Arndale car park in Accrington on June 5, an inquest heard.

Drug dealer jailed for 45 months

Adeel Hussain, of Willows Lane, Accrington, was arrested by police three times between February and June this year and each occasion was found to be in possession of drugs a court was told.

Community worker is honoured by council

Bernard Scully will be honoured by the council with a Ruby Award which recognises people across the borough for their work in the community.

Head is 'inspirational' says glowing report

Baxenden St John’ CE Primary School was given a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted and headteacher Christina Regan was praised as an ‘inspirational leader’

Isaac is North West champion

A team of juniors from the Bredakwai Judo Academy, based at Accrington Academy, competed in the North West closed tournament at Sutton, St Helen’s.

Football legend Paul Merson entertains crowd at fundraiser

The former England, Arsenal and Aston Villa midfield was invited by Great Harwood Rovers Football Club for their sportsmans’ fundraiser evening which was attended by more than 200 people

Stereo Kicks shine on Big Band Week

There are now just seven acts left competing to the X-Factor champion of 2014.

Factory blaze investigated as arson

Fire crews from Hyndburn were called to the building on Stevenson Street East in Accrington and found it well alight when the arrived.

Intrepid team take on Great Wall for charity

Cathy Smith and Odette Vinnyey, both from Accrington, joined 35 other colleagues from Argos and Homebase for the mammoth trek from Huangyaguan to Mutianyu.

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Picture gallery: ‘Heroes’ help Pudsey for Children in Need

Stereo Kicks shine on Big Band Week

Hundreds attend Remembrance services

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