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10:20, 6 FEB 2013
More than 500 fans flocked to the New Era Complex on Friday night for a sell-out show organised by Burnley’s Sandygate Amateur Boxing Club.
Councillor’s soldier son wounded in Afghanistan
An Oswaldtwistle councillor’s son has been seriously wounded while serving as a soldier in Afghanistan.
Newcastle jewels at the Crown
More than £50 million of talent could take the field when Newcastle United travel to Accrington Stanley for their Carling Cup second round clash.
Diamond days for couple
A surprise limousine ride greeted diamond duo Irene and Graham Evans on their wedding anniversary.
Charity riders hit the jackpot
A first-time motorcycle ride out raised nearly £1,000 for charity on Sunday.
Hero squaddie saves pals from Afghan ambush
A soldier from Clayton-le-Moors has been hailed a lifesaver after preventing his battalion from an ambush in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province.
Picture marks end of era
A photograph of the last machine to be built at the Globe Works in Accrington has been discovered.
Wrestling legend Jack dies, at 82
Former Accrington international wrestling champion Jack Taylor has died, aged 82.
Delayed honour for war veteran
A Baxenden war veteran has finally been honoured for his service in Malaysia in the 1960s.
¿Reunited after 50 years apart
A pair of teenage sweethearts have been reunited after more than 50 years apart.
Fans’ views of the Premiership season
Our columnists on Blackburn Rovers' and Burnley's Premiership fortunes ...
Tributes paid to dentist and Rotarian
A dentist who ran his own family practice in Accrington for nearly half a century has died following a short illness.
¿Former councillor missed by so many
Tributes have been paid to a former Conseravtive councillor.
Unsung heroes of the big freeze
WHEN an elderly woman was leaving hospital to get home on Christmas Eve, she faced a difficult situation when the ambulance service struggled to get her through the snow and ice, just 200 yards away from her front door.
Ex-Stanley star hopes for breakthrough
FORMER Accrington Stanley captain Peter Cavanagh hopes a new Crimewatch appeal will find the man who killed his brother with a single punch four years ago.
Accrington Stanley 2 Salisbury 1
THE FA Cup second round draw may have not thrown up the best of ties for the Reds in Barnet but at least they were in the hat.
Jimmy’s our King of Swing
OLD Trafford may not have had an Ashes Test this summer, but it will bask in the glory of England’s heroes over the next few days.
Thieves' final insult after tragic death
A WIDOWER’S home was ‘desecrated’ by thieves less than a day after he died of a broken heart.
Poem tribute to tragic son
THE mother of Private Jason Rawstron has penned a heartfelt verse to commemorate what would have been the fallen Para’s 24th birthday, tomorrow (11 July).
Future looking bright for artificial eye tot
MUMS often have to nag their sons to clean their teeth before bed – but few have to remind them to clean their false eye as well.
Afghanistan war zone medal for fighter engineer
A GREAT Harwood fighter jet engineer has been presented with a medal for his service in Afghanistan with the Royal Navy.
Army hopes wrecked after works horror
A RISHTON company has been fined £12,000 after a 16-year-old boy had his hand mangled in an industrial printing press.
Great War survivor number 5
HYNDBURN’S oldest man could be the "forgotten" fifth survivor of the Great War.
Sixties band raises cash at final gig
A BAND has played its final gig – 40 years to the day since it made its debut.