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13:23, 21 DEC 2018
Tributes paid after death of former teacher and lecturer Cliff Astin
Cliff taught at two schools and was president of the Accrington Naturalists and Antiquarian Society
Tributes to former Hyndburn Mayor Jessie Hall MBE after death at 98
Jessie, of Great Harwood, worked tirelessly in education and for her community
PICTURES: Hundreds take part in Ron Hill 10k
Nearly 400 people completed the annual race
Accrington marathon legend Ron Hill lifts lid on Alzheimer's battle
Next month's Ron Hill 10k in Accrington will raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society
Britain's Got Talent
Hyndburn singer Sue Moretta's Britain's Got Talent performance leaves Simon Cowell stunned
Sue, from Clayton-le-Moors, had the crowd on their feet and prompted David Walliams to drop his trousers
Celebrity deaths in 2016: Famous faces who have died this year including Carrie Fisher, Prince and David Bowie
A list of some of the celebrities, actors, musicians, writers and famous faces who died in 2016
PICTURES: Accrington care home transformed into Blackpool Promenade
Springhill Care Home was decked out with seaside-themed displays, candyfloss and ice creams
Tributes paid to pioneering former Accrington libraries chief
Brian Ashton was district librarian for two decades and established the reference library in 1962
Devoted Accrington couple who were inseparable in life die days apart
Joyce Mileham passed away on April 11 and her adoring husband Ron followed just seven days later
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
Intrepid team take on Great Wall for charity
Cathy Smith and Odette Vinnyey, both from Accrington, joined 35 other colleagues from Argos and Homebase for the mammoth trek from Huangyaguan to Mutianyu.
'Career predator' jailed for 9 years
Michael Alcorn, of Barnes Street, Clayton-le-Moors, was found guilty by a jury at Burnley Crown Court of burgling an 81-year-old dementia sufferer and also breaching an ASBO by distributing leaflets offering his roofing ‘services’.
Dozens pay respects to town 'legend'
William Hart, 69, of Cumberland Drive, Clayton-le-Moors passed away at Royal Blackburn Hospital on Tuesday, August 26 two months after he was involved in a collision with a car on Whalley Road.
Grandad dies two months after crash
William Hart, 69, of Cumberland Drive, Clayton-le-Moors was recovering at Royal Blackburn Hospital following the incident when he was gripped by pneumonia and died on Tuesday, August 26.
Store staff raise nearly £13k for the Alzheimer’s Society
Staff at Argos in Accrington have collected nearly £13,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society since April last year through various fundraising activities. Over the past 15 months they have held pub crawls, dress-up days in store, raffles, an auction and race night and car boot stalls.
Tributes paid to rock ‘n’ roll star
A rock ‘n’ roller who sang in countless bands and once played with Billy Fury has died.