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16:47, 16 DEC 2013
Sweet idea helps support abuse charity
Members of the soroptimists group raised the money by running a chocolate and toffee tombola stall at the Great Harwood Show last week.
Pie chart shows Accrington Stanley are champions
Accrington Stanley is top of the league – when it comes to the ‘pie charts’.
Accrington vies for Mary Portas' pilot cash for high street regeneration
Borough bosses are putting Accrington forward as a test case for the recommendations outlined in Mary Portas’ review, aimed at halting the decline of Britain’s high streets and the closure of local shops.
Stanley legend John Coleman bids farewell
In 13 years of unrivalled success John Coleman has restored pride not just to a club – but to the town of Accrington itself, writes Steve Robson ...
Accrington Stanley 3 Torquay 1
Stanley hero Andy Gouck would have been proud of Jayden Stockley’s wonder goal – but he would have drawn the line at the celebrations.
Waterloo Road film crews take high road to ... Hyndburn
Great Harwood became a corner of Scotland when it starred in the popular TV drama.
Mum’s joy at 18-month-old son’s first visit home
Oswaldtwistle tot Carson Hartley has been living at Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital since he was born to receive treatment for a congenital heart defect.
Video: Pot shot at Accrington is snooker loopy, says Steve Davis
Snooker ace Steve Davis has hit back at Stuart Maconie’s unflattering remarks about Accrington.
DJ Stuart Maconie defends cruel jibes about town
Radio presenter Stuart Maconie has defended his unflattering remarks about Accrington. But the BBC 6 music star told the Observer that he loves the town and its sense of history.
Stuart Maconie on Accrington: It's cheerless, cheap and 'unlovely'
A radio DJ has come under fire for criticising Accrington in his new book.
Blue Peter presenter Barney Harwood lends support for ski centre
Accrington lad Blue Peter presenter Barney Harwood has entered the row over the closure of a ski-slope in Rossendale.
TV addict tucks in to Come Dine With Me
A self -confessed TV games show addict will be appearing on Come Dine With Me. Hairdresser Jonathan Kemp, 39, has appeared on several TV shows over the years.
Getting yourself online in the New Year
Computer-shy people in Accrington are being urged to resolved to become internet savvy in the new year..
Pupils give politicians a 'Question Time' grilling
Pupils have been giving council leaders a grilling as they hosted their own version of BBC's 'Question Time'.
Tory chairman shows support for by-election candidate
Observer reporter Stuart Pike met Conservative chairman Baroness Warsi as she canvassed support for Tory candidate Terry Hurn ahead of the Baxenden by election on November 18, called following the death of John Griffiths ...
Athlete Leigh Lennon: Trip to Delhi has spurred me on
Accrington athlete Leigh Lennon got the inside track on the Commonwealth Games after making the trip to Delhi.
Your chance to quiz county councillors
Hyndburn residents will have the chance to quiz their county councillors when Cabinet Question Time comes to Oswaldtwistle.
Brave Tess set for dream Lapland trip
Terminally ill toddler Tess Sullivan will enjoy a dream trip to Lapland thanks to community fundraising efforts.
Talented Natalie set for stardom on talent show
A budding star is hoping to hit the heights when she appears on television this weekend.
Church eye cup glory
In 1974, West Germany won the World Cup on home soil, Ceefax was started by the BBC and Victoria Beckham was born.
Wannabe Stanley owner dies age 51
An eccentric entrepreneur who infamously offered £1.5m to buy Accrington Stanley and uproot the club to Leigh, has died.
Sibling rivalry left twins totally wiped out
A TWIN won £10,000 after copying his brother and appearing on Total Wipeout.
Darter Jamie just misses out
ACCRINGTON darter Jamie Guilfoyle didn’t finish on top on his first trip to the Lakeside - but he still felt he hit the bullseye.
Jamie’s shot at the big time
ACCRINGTON darter Jamie Guilfoyle is aiming for the top when he takes to the oche at Lakeside next Tuesday during the BDO World Darts Championships..