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Accrington and District Blind Society to launch new sight advice centre

The main meeting room will be dedicated in memory of former Hyndburn MP the late Ken Hargreaves

Fury as trucker drove thirty miles to dump waste

John Buckland was captured on CCTV calmly reversing a tipper truck then activating the tipper’s mechanism to send tree branches and cuttings tumbling out.

Tribues paid to Accrington family man following sudden death aged 59

Nigel Cohen, managing director of Altham Engineering, died on May 18

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Accrington and District Blind Society to launch new sight advice centre

The main meeting room will be dedicated in memory of former Hyndburn MP the late Ken Hargreaves

Fury as trucker drove thirty miles to dump waste

John Buckland was captured on CCTV calmly reversing a tipper truck then activating the tipper’s mechanism to send tree branches and cuttings tumbling out.

Tribues paid to Accrington family man following sudden death aged 59

Nigel Cohen, managing director of Altham Engineering, died on May 18

Daughter from Clayton-le-Moors raises £3,300 after marathon in memory of mum and aunt

Sarah Donohoe is the daughter of long-serving late Hyndburn Macmillan Committee chairperson Barbara Donohoe

Would-be police officer from Oswaldtwistle caught out by notorious 'Paedophile Hunter' Stinson

Kristian Kirk pleaded guilty to attempting to arrange or facilitate the commission of a child sex offence

Tributes paid to much loved football coach and teacher from Oswaldtwistle

John Haydock passed away on May 19 after a short battle against a brain infection, aged 68

UPDATE: Army gives verdict on World War Two mortar shell found by dog walker

The 70-year-old shell was unearthed near a farm in Clayton-le-Moors on Tuesday

New Hyndburn Mayor Marlene Haworth set to take up the reins

A Mayor-making ceremony will take place this weekend

Burglar raided Oswaldtwistle house while young children slept - only 10 days after being released from prison

Gary Ward, of Bright Street, Oswaldtwistle, has been jailed for four years

GALLERY: Mourners pay respect to councillor and former Mayor Pam Barton

Dozens of family, friends and colleagues gathered for a service today

Oswaldtwistle care home rated 'Good' by Care Quality Commission

Vine House was told by inspectors it required improvement in just one area

Ex-offenders part of 'No Way Out' day at Accrington school

Police, prison officers and charity workers were also part of the project at Hollins Technology College

Accrington Age UK shop issues 'desperate' plea for donations

Staff said donations have 'plummeted dramatically' in the last three months

Switch and save on your energy bills with Hyndburn's energy switching partner

Residents are being urged to take advantage of community switch to save on their energy bills

Accrington VE Day veteran recounts memories of victory in Europe

Harry Dickinson, 91 was in Germany when victory was declared

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GALLERY: Mourners pay respect to councillor and former Mayor Pam Barton

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VIDEO: Hundreds commemorate VE Day with service and parade

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