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15:29, 6 AUG 2015
Borough prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day
A number of events are planned in Hyndburn to celebrate the contribution of our Armed Forces
UPDATE: Lots more great pictures from the Accrington Food and Drink Festival
10,000 people flocked to the weekend's sun-soaked extravaganza in Accrington town centre
Incredible Edibles Accrington
GALLERY: 10,000 flock to 'biggest ever' Accrington Food and Drink Festival
Celebrity chefs, tasty treats and a war re-enactment were just some of the exciting attractions
New Hyndburn Mayor can't wait to get stuck into 'bigger and better' Accrington Food and Drink Festival
Saturday's festival will see a host of food-related attractions in the town centre, as well as a war re-enactment for the 70th anniversary of D-Day
Thousands set to flock to 'biggest ever' Accrington Food and Drink Festival this weekend
Plenty of attractions, stalls and events have been organised around the town centre for visitors
New commemorative beer set to go on sale in honour of Hyndburn MP's great-grandfather
Edwin Taylor served in the Royal Ambulance Medical Corps during the First World War
Former bus shelter base repainted with poppy theme to commemorate the Accrington Pals
The work was carried out by the Laneside Residents Association, Accrington Academy and Hyndburn council
WATCH: Hundreds pay tribute at Accrington Pals service
The event marked the 100th anniversary of a Valedictory Service attended by the brave battalion before marching off to fight in the First World War
Accrington Pals memorial service to be held this weekend
Organisers are aiming to include as many relatives as possible
Organisers hope to draw soldiers' relatives to Accrington Pals valedictory service
The service, on Sunday February 22, commemorates events 100 years ago when the Pals Battalion held their Valedictory Service.
Pals-themed bar could help revitalise Accrington town centre
The venue, which would create 15 new jobs, has been proposed by the man behind The Arcade Bar and Printing Village.
Accrington and Rossendale College
College students granted thousands to create replica of Pals memorial
Accrington and Rossendale College has received £9,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to create a replica of the Serre Accrington Pals Monument as part of the HLF’s First World War then and now programme.
Accrington Stanley FC
Truce match held by Stanley
Fans were welcomed into the Store First Stadium by the East Lancashire Concert band, who were the Accrington Pals band in 1914, for the club’s game with Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.
Bosses told £1.5m revamp plans could ‘kill’ town
Hyndburn council has voted to move forward with the £1.5million Accrington Townscape Heritage Initiative, which will see empty town centre properties brought back into use, and create a new town square which will commemorate the losses of the Accrington Pals.
Accrington Stanley FC
Notts County 0 Accrington Stanley 0: FA Cup report
Reds stand firm away to League One outfit to earn first-round replay
Hundreds attend Remembrance services
There was a large turnout at events in Accrington and the surrounding areas as people came to pay their respects to the brave men and women who have fought and died on the battlefield, including the Accrington Pals.
Archbishop visits church
The Archbishop visited on Wednesday, November 5, as part of a number of key engagements organised across the region.
Borough ready to honour and to remember...
Large turnouts are anticipated to attend events in Altham, Church, Great Harwood, Huncoat, Baxenden, Oswaldtwistle, Clayton-le-Moors, Rishton and Accrington to mark the centenary of the start of World War One and pay their respects to the brave men and women who have died on the battlefield, including the Accrington Pals.
Council sets out timeline for revamp
The Observer revealed last week that the town has secured the major cash injection to create a new town square and revamp shop fronts - to be completed within five years.
Double £10m boost for Accrington town centre
Accrington has been furnished with £10m to build a new bus station, revamp the town centre and create a town square dedicated to the Accrington Pals.
Free tickets to Pals play for Armed Forces
The play is based on the story of the group of young men from Accrington who fought during the First World War.
Classic cars roll into town for motor show
Around 2,000 people turned out on to the streets to see rally cars, super cars and classic cars on display at the event on Saturday, September 6.
Funding boost for Players for Pals production
The award-winning local community drama group was awarded the money through the HLF’s First World War Then and Now programme.
Residents urged to turn lights off for service
People in Hyndburn are being invited to attend the ‘Lights Out’ event at the Accrington Pals Memorial on Church Street in Accrington on Monday, August 4 at 10pm.