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14:24, 8 FEB 2013
Accrington's silent tribute to war dead on Armistice day
Members of the Royal British Legion, the mayor of Hyndburn and Hyndburn councillors observed a two-minute silence outside Accrington Town Hall to mark Armistice Day.
Supporting all our local shops
Today your Accrington Observer launches a campaign to make this a happy Christmas for our town-centre traders.
£17m Arndale Centre back on the market
Hopes have been raised that a £10m redevelopment of Accrington’s Arndale could finally go ahead after its owners put the shopping centre up for sale.
Flushed with success: Campaigners win fight to reopen town centre toilets
Shoppers were celebrating after council bosses agreed to re-open town centre toilets following a campaign on Facebook.
It's high time the world clock returned to Accrington
Fresh calls have been made for the return of Accrington’s world clock. The timepiece was installed when the town’s Arndale Centre opened in 1987.
Hyndburn folk say ‘I do’ to Royal wedding street party
Royal wedding fever is set to hit Hyndburn with more than a dozen street parties planned so far.
Action cry to restore town’s ‘crown jewel’
Traders in Accrington are calling for action to restore one of the town’s crowning jewels.
Anything but a merry Christmas for Accy’s stores
It has been a poor Christmas in Hyndburn for many shops and traders.
£10m plan to revamp Accrington Arndale
Ambitious plans for a £10 million expansion of Accrington’s Arndale Centre have been unveiled.
Lancashire County Council
Pupils get together to remember Daniel
Young people from all six secondary schools across Hyndburn took part in an interschool championship in memory of teenager Daniel Melia.
Tragic teen's final texts before death leap
A teenager who took his own life by jumping off Accrington’s Arndale Centre, texted his stepmother and girlfriend just before he leapt, telling them he was ‘sorry’.
Danny’s name will live on
A school sports competition has been set up in the memory of a tragic Accrington teenager.
Fatal fall at Arndale
A store manager witnessed the shocking moment a teenager fell to his death from the Arndale Centre.
Arndale Centre death plunge teen named
A teenager who died after falling from the top of the Accrington Arndale Centre has been named.
Last hopes dashed for Ethel Austin shop
Accrington's Ethel Austin is closing in the next month, with nine job losses, it has finally been confirmed.
Supermarkets battle it out
Plans for a multi-million pound extension to Accrington’s main shopping centre have been unveiled.
Two firms announce big cuts
More than 100 jobs are at risk after redundancies were announced at two Hyndburn firms.
Confusion over Ethel Austin closure
Staff at Accrington’s Ethel Austin store have been plunged into confusion after they were dramatically dropped from a hitlist of stores set for imminent closure.
Ministry of Defence
Arndale plays radio over Remembrance Day silence
A DISGUSTED shop owner has demanded an apology from shopping centre managers who forgot to turn off the radio during the Remembrance Day silence.
Jump man in net suicide search
A MAN had been researching suicide on YouTube before he jumped from a multi-story car park in Accrington, an inquest heard.
Man plunged to his death from Arndale
AN ACCRINGTON man has died after he is believed to have jumped from the top of the town's shopping centre car park.
Ossie Mills set to move into empty Woolworths store
ACCRINGTON town centre has received a massive shot in the arm with the news that Oswaldtwistle Mills is to take over the vacant Woolworth’s store.
Tears as Woolies shuts up shop
ACCRINGTON’S Woolworths store closed its doors for the last time on Tuesday when the chain ceased to trade.
Jobs scare at kids' store
JOBS are hanging in the balance for staff at an Accrington childrenswear store amid news the company has filed for bankruptcy.