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Tributes paid to former Great Harwood councillor and mental health worker

David Forshaw, from Rishton, represented the Labour party on Hyndburn council in the late 1990s

Daughter pays tribute to 'lovely and clever' mum and says quality of life with Alzheimer's was improved by staying in her home of 60 years

Doreen Lamb, from Accrington, was secretary to the chief education officer of Hyndburn council before she retired

Accrington footballer sacked after being filmed having sex with fan in dug-out at ground

Clitheroe striker Jay Hart from Accrington was caught in the act on a mobile phone, still in his club t-shirt with his tracksuit bottoms around his legs.

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Tributes paid to former Great Harwood councillor and mental health worker

David Forshaw, from Rishton, represented the Labour party on Hyndburn council in the late 1990s

Daughter pays tribute to 'lovely and clever' mum and says quality of life with Alzheimer's was improved by staying in her home of 60 years

Doreen Lamb, from Accrington, was secretary to the chief education officer of Hyndburn council before she retired

Accrington footballer sacked after being filmed having sex with fan in dug-out at ground

Clitheroe striker Jay Hart from Accrington was caught in the act on a mobile phone, still in his club t-shirt with his tracksuit bottoms around his legs.

Witness appeal after woman racially abused on train to Accrington

British Transport Police said the woman was verbally abused by a fellow passenger

Travellers set up at Baxenden playing field

Four caravans and two cars arrived on Friday, April 17

Three in hospital after two-car collision in Huncoat

Emergency services were called to Burnley Road last night

Plans to build four homes in Oswaldtwistle withdrawn

Proposals submitted to Hyndburn council by Mr M Haworth to construct the four houses with eight parking spaces on land at the rear of Milton Street, were pulled before they reached the Hyndburn council planning committee.

GALLERY: Six reader photos bring back memories of Hyndburn's past

The fascinating images from bygone days are from the 1940s, 1950s and 1970s

GALLERY: Top ten Accrington eateries revealed

The list of restaurants, cafes and pubs has been compiled from reviews on TripAdvisor

Teen 'won't go out on his own' after robbery in Accrington

Elliot Studholme, 17, was robbed on Saturday, April 11 near Bullough Park

Gallery: Woodnook's £15m transformation captured in stunning images

Visitors received a tour of the new show homes last weekend during an open day

Aspiring teenage boxer Bria meets Olympian

The Accrington Academy pupil picked up a few tips after a visit by Natasha Jonas

Hyndburn second in country for use of bailiffs to chase up council tax debts

The Children's Society has condemned the widespread use of bailiffs by local authorities chasing unpaid bills

CCTV appeal after counterfeit money handed over at newsagents

An unknown offender handed a fake £50 note to Rishton News

Bus shelter erected in memory of resident

The new shelter erected on Burnley Road between Accrington and Huncoat has been dedicated to Marjorie Fielding, who died last month

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GALLERY: Six reader photos bring back memories of Hyndburn's past

GALLERY: Top ten Accrington eateries revealed

Gallery: Woodnook's £15m transformation captured in stunning images

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