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Retired farmer died of incurable cancer linked to asbestos exposure

Harry Boys, from Accrington, died only weeks after receiving the diagnosis, inquest told

New Accrington police station to open on Monday

The new facility on Broadway will open to the public, with the Spring Gardens station closing on Saturday

Hyndburn defendants up before the bench

Our latest roundup from Blackburn and Burnley magistrates

UPDATE: Police officer suffers suspected spinal injuries after collision with 'stolen' car

Two officers were taken to hospital after the crash on Willows Lane at around 5am on Thursday

Sixties rebrand of Thursday late night market after "disappointing response"

Organisers are turning the market into an event after a poor take up from traders

Safety worries after random inspection finds TWO-THIRDS of taxis with defects

Hyndburn Police joined with the council and VOSA for the crackdown in Accrington

Three men arrested after police officers taken to hospital following crash

Police had been attempting to stop an Audi reported stolen in a burglary

Freshers fair at Mount Carmel High helps new pupils settle in

Staff and older pupils attended to promote their clubs

Row as roads chiefs say they WON'T maintain new Hilltop development site

The 12-home development received 75 objections before it was approved by Hyndburn council

Domino's given go ahead to open in Great Harwood

The new store on Queen Street will create up to 20 jobs

Chance to have your say on Accrington's new town square

A public consultation is being launched into the Heritage Lottery-funded project

Double-glazing advert star ordered to pay £53k or face 12 months in jail

Jeffrey Brown has admitted tax evasion

Cuts to libraries and public buildings come under LCC scrutiny

Bosses have admitted they have not carried out valuations of under threat buildings

'We've lacked respect for some opponents' - John Coleman

Accrington Stanley's boss says he has 'every faith' in the 21st placed Reds

Accrington Conservative Club arson investigation ends due to lack of evidence

No arrests have been made since the former Churchills nightclub was targeted in May

Videos & Photos

Freshers fair at Mount Carmel High helps new pupils settle in

Accrington Conservative Club arson investigation ends due to lack of evidence

Gallery: Your pictures as pupils head back to school after long summer break

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