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07:53, 22 DEC 2017
Tributes to former community warden Jean Dodd
The former Express Gifts recruitment manager died on December 14, aged 70
Express Gifts employee racially abused security guard when caught stealing
Joshua Rivers, 28, had to be restrained after 'lunging' towards security staff
Life of little Inaaya Shabbir in balance amid NHS drug funding battle
The baby girl of former Mount Carmel student Amber Khan, 20, has a rare genetic disorder
Kleeneze announces £1.2 MILLION restructuring and 100 new jobs
The 94-year-old firm will relocate its HQ and packing and picking operations
Council admit to 'misunderstanding' after destroying homeless man's tent and binning belongings
Town hall bosses say they will replace the items belonging to Johnno, 50
Family's desperate appeal for missing lurcher
Elle went missing while her owners were in Greece recuperating from cancer treatment
Burnley Crown Court
Express Gifts worker convicted of attacking mum's neighbour has unpaid work order dropped
Jamie Birtwistle, 29, of Clement Street, Accrington, was given a suspended sentence order for common assault earlier this year
Express Gifts announces plans for 200 new staff
The direct mail order business, based on Mill Street, Church, is one of Hyndburn's biggest employers
Foal rescued from eight foot hole
Crews from Hyndburn and Darwen used large animal rescue equipment to raise the foal trapped in part of a disused building behind Express Gifts in Church.
Man, 43, dies after back complaint
Mark Brady, 43, of Gloucester Avenue, Accrington was admitted to the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Friday, September 5 after a blood test revealed he had low levels of red blood cells.
Tributes paid to well known engineer and family man John, 55
John Holden, of Hodder Street, passed away on Friday, September 5 after a battle with cancer at the age of 55.
Tying the knot: Scout and Brownie leaders marry in front of their packs
Gerry Tipling, Hyndburn’s most senior Scout, wed Karen Johnson, of the St Paul’s Brownie Group. And to celebrate the occasion 40 Scouts, cubs and brownies from Gerry and Karen's packs were invited to the ceremony to give the couple a guard of honour.
New police appeal over death crash that killed man after celebrating his birthday
Police are appealing to the driver of a black hatchback to come forward following a road traffic collision in Haslingden which resulted in an Accrington man's death.
Brave Derek fights off knife thug ... with wine
Derek Greenwood, 73, picked up the £2.99 First Cape bottle after the masked raider confronted him and a colleague with a large chef’s knife at the Texaco Garage in Dill Hall Lane in Church.
Job losses announced at Express Gifts
Workers are suffering Christmas misery after one of the borough’s biggest employers axed 60 jobs.
Two firms announce big cuts
More than 100 jobs are at risk after redundancies were announced at two Hyndburn firms.
Super slimmer sheds six stones in six months
BY cutting out takeaways and fourteen litres of Pepsi a week Mark Maden has shed almost six stone in less than half-a-year.
Firm denies 'cheap foreign labour' claim
HUNDREDS of foreign workers have been bussed into Hyndburn to plug staff shortages at a major company.
Justice served, says victim who needed 59 stitches
THE teenage mum who was hit over the head with a litre size vodka bottle is relieved justice has been done after her attacker Lisa Connor was sentenced to 40 months in prison.
Man on terror charges
A MAN arrested in Church under the Terrorism Act of 2006 has been charged.
Security guard among five terror suspects held by police
FIVE men including a security guard at a Church firm are now being held by police in connection with an alleged terrorist plot to kill the Prime Minister.
Terror cops get more time to probe
POLICE have been given a second seven-day extension to question a man arrested in Church on suspicion of terrorist offences.
Man in terror arrest
A MAN was arrested in Church on Thursday night on suspicion of committing terrorist offences.
Amazing recovery of crash victim
A MAN has paid tribute to the "fantastic" people who saved his life after he was involved in an horrific road accident.