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Jailed burglar tells court: I did it for new born baby

Christopher Ryder, 22, was jailed for two years and six months after pleading guilty to burglary and theft of a family home in Clayon-le-Moors.

Peter Kay stuns music fans with surprise appearance at Oswaldtwistle gig

The Bolton comedian joined Chirs Difford from the Squeeze at the Civic Theatre

New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

A group of travellers moved on the car park of the newly opened £2m facility in Accrington

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Jailed burglar tells court: I did it for new born baby

Christopher Ryder, 22, was jailed for two years and six months after pleading guilty to burglary and theft of a family home in Clayon-le-Moors.

Peter Kay stuns music fans with surprise appearance at Oswaldtwistle gig

The Bolton comedian joined Chirs Difford from the Squeeze at the Civic Theatre

New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

A group of travellers moved on the car park of the newly opened £2m facility in Accrington

Methodist minister Rev Pat Brown bids fond farewell to parish

Rev Brown served Great Harwood, Rishton and Clayton-le-Moors and also helped set up a food bank

Looking back: Rationing was not so sweet for shoppers

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Planners give Senator International go ahead to expand, creating up to 80 jobs

Approval has been granted for the major employer to expand its facility in Huncoat

Flying the flag: Seven Hyndburn green spaces scoop prestigious award

Parks and green spaces across the borough have been awarded Green Flag status

Injured man in his 60s in 4am rescue from basement after fall

Firefighters and paramedics were called to Whalley Road in Clayton-le-Moors on Friday

Large pile of rubbish torched at back of partially collapsed house

Firefighters were called to an alleyway behind Maudsley Street in Accrington

Before the bench: Accrington cases heard by magistrates

The following people have all appeared before Burnley and Blackburn Magistrates Courts.

'Brace yourselves for service cuts or charge hikes' - Hyndburn council chief warns

Coun Miles Parkinson says local budgets have fallen by a third in five years

Flooding concerns scupper 22-home development for Baxenden car scrapyard site

Council planners said there were also design failings with the Alliance Street proposal

PICTURES: 2,000 job business and recreation park gets go-ahead

The multi-million pound proposal has been hailed as 'magnificent' and 'key for East Lancashire'

Online petition launched opposing 250-homes plan

More than 200 people have signed up against the plans for Lyndon House playing fields in Great Harwood

Man arrested on suspicion of murder over death of ex-Accrington Stanley skipper's brother

Peter Cavanagh's brother Anthony died in 2005 after being attacked in Liverpool city centre

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New Brickworks pub and restaurant forced to temporarily close due to travellers

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