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08:57, 2 JUN 2014
Bodybuilder Jacob celebrating after outmuscling the opposition
Jacob Taylor, 27, of Moss Hall Road, Accrington was presented with his latest award at the Grand Prix of Wales on Saturday, May 24.
Hundreds attend Accrington Pals memorial
100 balloons were released to commemorate the sacrifices made by the regiment.
Accrington and Rossendale College
Accrington and Rossendale College students get a taste of army life
The 1st Battalion Scots Guards visited Accrington and Rossendale College to put youngsters through their paces.
Accrington muscle man wins international bodybuilding contest
Jacob Taylor won International Federation of BodyBuilding competition
Girl, 6, is face of Royal British Legion
Emily-Rose Hughes, from West Crescent, Accrington, joined with members of the Accrington branch and the Mayor of Hyndburn Judith Addison to plant poppy seeds at Peel Park Primary School.
Tributes paid to chorister pals described as a ‘true gentleman’
Joseph Ernest Nield, known as Ernie, was a well known local tenor singer with Accrington Male Voice Choir for 70 years.
Accrington Stanley FC
Emotional goodbye to an ‘extraordinary’ man
Family, friends, fans and players paid an emotional goodbye to ‘extraordinary’ Accrington Stanley saviour Jack Barrett.
Band is on recruitment drive for war celebration
The East Lancashire Concert Band is in search of musicians to join in weekly rehearsals at the Civic Arts Centre in Oswaldtwistle
Police search for body of Accrington dad David Guilfoyle after killer Shane Fitzpatrick finally admits murder
A major search is underway for an Accrington dad murdered seven years ago after his killer told police where he hid the body.
Bibby’s farewell to Rishton
Rishton skipper Jimmy Bibby is giving up cricket after this season – but says he hasn’t done bad for a ‘journeyman’ cricketer!
Double winner Cav still treasures Stanley medal
Stanley's most successful captain Peter Cavanagh now has two Conference-winning medals after helping Fleetwood clinch their place in the Football League.
Title within reach for 6ft-tall Great Harwood boxer, aged 12
The St Augustine’s School pupil, who is described by his coach as ‘the biggest 12-year-old he has ever seen’, will this week fight in the final of the Royal Navy Amateur Boxing Association schoolboy championship.
Boxer James Kimberley reaches national final
Great Harwood battler James Kimberley stormed his way into the Royal Navy ABA National Schoolboy final after a one-sided affair in the ABA semi-finals in Manchester on Sunday.
Pensioner, 84, celebrates his 21st birthday
Pensioner Ernest Armstrong has had plenty of life experience to prepare him for his 21st birthday – 84 years in fact.
Death of 'The Black Panther': Donald Neilson, killer of Baxenden sub-postmaster, dies
Neilson gunned down popular sub-postmaster Derek Astin at Baxenden Post Office on Manchester Road on 6 September 1974.
EasyJet pilot realises dream of flying a Spitfire
Matthew Atherton, of Rising Bridge, was delighted to part with a princely £5,000 for just half an hour in a restored two-seater RAF Mark 9 fighter.
Goodbye to ‘beautiful and devoted son’ killed in Afghanistan
Royal Marine David Fairbrother, of 42 Commando Royal Marines, was gunned down in a fight in the village of Old Khorgajat.
Man wrongly jailed for murder: 'Don't bring back death penalty'
A man who spent 18 years behind bars for two murders he didn't commit has revealed his horror at calls for the death penalty to be reintroduced, claiming such a law could have cost him his life.
Soldier’s dad to help servicemen
A councillor whose son was wounded while serving in Afghanistan is chairing a committee to help servicemen.
Rishton skipper looks for his side to find form
Rishton captain James Bibby is hoping that his young, inexperienced team, still pointless after five league matches, can kick-start their season against a couple of similarly developing sides this weekend.
Globetrotting meat pie is a crust above the rest
A four-decade-old burnt Holland’s pie has become a family treasure in one home.
New names join elite in borough’s top honour
The final four heroes who have been bestowed the Freedom of the Borough have been named.
Christmas greetings from the war zone
As Christmas approaches, most people's thoughts immediately turn to meeting up with friends and loved ones. But some families will not be so lucky, especially those with soldiers serving in conflicts across the globe. Paul Harvey finds out how one Accrington serviceman is planning to celebrate Christmas Day ...
Shortlist of top citizens is unveiled
The nominations are in and we can now reveal our shortlist of outstanding Hyndburn citizens for the new Freedom of the Borough award.