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Compelling Accrington Pals film set for first ever screening in the town

The film is presented by local historian the late William Turner and dedicated to his memory

Hyndburn defendants before the bench

Our roundup from Burnley and Blackburn Magistrates Court

Accrington baby who survived meningitis TWICE hailed 'a miracle'

Battler Sufyan Ali, was gravely ill twice in the first year of his life but is now doing well

Accrington boxer Luke Blackledge set for showdown in India

The super-middleweight is eyeing a July fight with Vijender Singh in Delhi

£6.5m development approved after objectors 'accept compromise'

A petition had been set up against the 75-home plans for the former Gaskell Carpets factory site in Rishton

Thousands expected at Great Harwood Agricultural Show

Organisers have promised a feast of new attractions for this year's event

New mayor installed as community groups receive cash boosts

Outgoing mayor Coun Marlene Haworth presented cheques to good causes

Seaside comes to Accrington for major Bank Holiday weekend event

Warner Street will be closed off to host 'Oh we do like to be beside the seaside'

Drivers warned over work on A56

Highways bosses say it will take four weeks

Man, 20, wanted by police for failing to attend court

Francis Reily failing to attend court following several thefts in the Accrington area last year

Pubgoer suffered fractured ankle after being attacked in toilet

Police and paramedics were called to The Abbey Hotel in Accrington on Friday night

Benefit cheat overpaid £60k after failing to declare he owned house

Malcolm Ogden, from Accrington, received an extra £6,000 a year in income support, housing benefit and council tax benefit

Four men involved in multi million pound tobacco fraud are jailed

The gang defruaded HMRC out of more than £16 million

PICTURES: Heartache for brave Stanley

Stanley's Wembley dream is over

Police in witness appeal after Accrington Conservative Club blaze

The former Churchills nightclub is set to be partially demolished following today's devastating fire

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Thousands expected at Great Harwood Agricultural Show

Four men involved in multi million pound tobacco fraud are jailed

PICTURES: Heartache for brave Stanley

In This Week's Paper


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