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Eight teams battle it out at Hyndburn Ribble Valley Games

The overall champions at Bowley Scout Camp were The Zone Hyndburn Multi Sports

'We are not giving up' - message from Rhyddings Park tree campaigners

Dozens of supporters gathered in protest at the council's decision to chop down a giant sequoia

Coley: 'I want one more signing before start of season'

Stanley kick off their campaign at the Wham Stadium on August 6

Gallery: Family of four-year-old cancer sufferer "crippled" by theft

Heartless thieves stole tools worth thousands from electrician Andy Whelan's van

Mum fined for not having TV licence three months after her death

Yvonne Daly's family were horrified when she was 'convicted in her absence' by magistrates last month

Sadness at death of ‘loyal and funny’ grandad aged 53

Duncan Pickup suffered a heart attack on July 14

Man who bit cheek of baby warned he could face jail

James George, from Accrington, pleaded guilty to ABH

Firefighters called to Poundstretcher store

Two crews from Hyndburn attended the unit on Eastgate this morning

Couple celebrate 50 years of married life

Sandra and Ralph Jones were joined by family and friends for their golden anniversary

Hyndburn spaces awarded Green Flag status

Eight parks and open spaces around the borough have been given the accolade

Row as Peel Street toilets closed over 'anti-social behaviour' fears

It comes just a week after it was revealed users of the new bus station would be charged to 'spend a penny'

Football fan from Accrington handed indefinite ban after racist abuse

It follows Burnley FC's pre-season friendly at Bradford on July 23

PICTURES: Animals come in two by two for church pet service

Rishton Methodist Church invited parishioners to bring along their beloved companions to be blessed

Hyndburn Council staff clock up 173 years of service

Four members of staff have completed more than 40 years of service

Just £40k could save a Hyndburn library

Figures from Freedom of Information show 405,091 people have visted Clayton-le-Moors, Rishton and Oswaldtwistle library in the last three years

Videos & Photos

Gallery: Family of four-year-old cancer sufferer "crippled" by theft

PICTURES: Animals come in two by two for church pet service

PICTURES: Talented Accrington Academy students celebrate awards success

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
Alex Bell
Crime
Bethany English
District reporter
Beth Abbit
Court reporter
Jon Macpherson
Reporter
Kate Watkins
Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
Photographer and columnist