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10:29, 22 APR 2014
Taxis will be ‘cleaner and safer’ in Accrington
The council will introduce a new taxi licensing policy in June following a six-month consultation with drivers and passengers.
UK Independence Party
Former Hyndburn mayor stands for UKIP
Veteran Malcolm Pritchard has previously served as both a Labour and Independent councillor on Hyndburn council, but has now pledged his allegiance to UKIP.
Pair guilty of fixing sham weddings in Accrington, Clayton-le-Moors and Rochdale
All the weddings involved Eastern Europeans marrying non-EU citizens, understood to be Nigerian nationals.
Sham wedding couple walk free
A husband and wife who both married other people in a bid to stay in the UK have both walked free from court.
Reverend: ‘We were exploited over sham weddings’
The former rector of two churches at the centre of Accrington’s sham marriage scandal has admitted: "We were naive".
Sham weddings: Vicars are told to be vigilant
Vicars have been told not to handle weddings involving Africans and Eastern Europeans after a clergy leader revealed that 40 sham marriages are being investigated in Accrington.
Rishton sign South African pro
RISHTON Cricket Club are hopeful new pro Andrea Agathagelou will go onto big things after he has helped the Blackburn Roaders climb up the table.
Photos mark end of sexy image of smoking
GRAPHIC pictures to highlight the dangers of smoking are to be put on all cigarette packets.
Farm at the centre of bird shooting row
A DAIRY farmer has defended his right to shoot Canada Geese which are deluging his farm, despite protests from angry residents.
Visit kicks off Euro partnership
ANYONE observing police on the beat in Accrington this week might have been surprised to see an unusual uniform on display.
Firm’s euro xmas jobs shock
EXCLUSIVE A MAIL order giant has imported 300 workers from Eastern Europe to help with the pre-Christmas boom.
UPDATES from the campaign trail in Hyndburn ...
Ready to do battle
ACCRINGTON Stanley could call on Hyndburn MP Greg Pope to help in their battle to get a work permit for Australian keeper Jason Petkovic.
Far-right party targets borough
A PARTY more extreme than the BNP is threatening to stand in next year's Hyndburn Council elections.