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10:22, 6 FEB 2013
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.
Woolies to close in January with the loss of 21 jobs
ACCRINGTON’S Woolworth store, which has been at the heart of the town for the last 83 years, will be one of the last to close nationwide.
The worries of Woolies
TWENTY-one staff at Accrington’s Woolworths store, which has been at the heart of the town for 83 years, could lose their jobs before Christmas as the stricken company announced a massive closure sale.
All systems go for new Tesco
PLANS for a £30M Tesco superstore in Accrington have been given the Government’s stamp of approval.
21st century plan takes a step forward
AMBITIOUS plans to bring Accrington into the 21st century over the next 15 years have been given the green light.
Yes to £30M flagship superstore
SUPERMARKET giant Tesco is all ready to move in to Accrington with a £30M superstore.
Whitebirk could kill town centre plans
ACCRINGTON’s town centre masterplan – including a £15M Sainsbury’s superstore in the Arndale Centre – could be jeopardised if an expansion of the out-of-town Whitebirk retail park is allowed, a public planning inquiry heard.