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00:00, 23 AUG 2015
Looking Back: Sauce factory staff in Stanhill join awards presentation
A staff awards presentation is shown in this week’s top picture.
Looking back: Do you remember these days?
Honour for worker and the Army dropped in
Queens and playgroups from the 70's
Looking back at old photographs from the archives
Looking back: Do you know these faces from the 70s?
They were snapped by the former Observer photographer in 1977.
Looking back: Rationing was not so sweet for shoppers
Why not let us know and send us your memories for our letters page?
Looking back: Both students and factory workers were keeping busy
Former Observer photographer Garth Dawson looks back at snaps from yesteryear.
UPDATE: Lots more great pictures from the Accrington Food and Drink Festival
10,000 people flocked to the weekend's sun-soaked extravaganza in Accrington town centre
Incredible Edibles Accrington
GALLERY: 10,000 flock to 'biggest ever' Accrington Food and Drink Festival
Celebrity chefs, tasty treats and a war re-enactment were just some of the exciting attractions
New Hyndburn Mayor can't wait to get stuck into 'bigger and better' Accrington Food and Drink Festival
Saturday's festival will see a host of food-related attractions in the town centre, as well as a war re-enactment for the 70th anniversary of D-Day
New leadership team installed at Hyndburn Conservative group after Peter Britcliffe steps down
Tony Dobson has been voted group leader, with Terry Hurn as deputy leader
GALLERY: Art exhibition goes on display in Great Harwood
The exhibit features 64 works by five local artists on the theme 'locality'
Pictures: Crowds line streets to cheer on scouts and guides at St George's parade
The sun shone as 200 Hyndburn scouts and guides celebrated the life of the patron saint
WATCH: A shop owner tells of his heartache after a fire ripped through his town centre family business
Mohammad Afzal rushed back to find Alisha’s Fashion shop on Church Street on fire on Friday\n
Wetherspoons pub in town centre closed due to shop fire
The Commercial Hotel was forced to close earlier this afternoon after the fire at neighbouring Alisha's Fashions
Accrington Town Hall
Town Hall set for further £300K refurbishment
This follows on from the recent £710,000 investment on the ballroom area
WATCH: The shocking moments an 'out of control' man launched attack on care worker at Accrington's Market Hall
David Ellis, was caught on camera sinking his teeth into the ear of victim Philip McNicholas
Retail boss gives her views on way forward
Hyndburn council's retail boss sits down with the Observer to spell out the vision for Accrington town centre.
Independent stores are the future of town says retail expert
The plight of Accrington cannot be solved with ‘a bit of lipstick’, 'bold action' is needed.
Art trader uses 3D printing to make models
Simon Dawson, of Ambleside Close, Huncoat, runs an art shop in Accrington Market Hall and has been using the new technology to create 3D models.
School choirs delight shoppers with carol performances
Youngsters from Mount Carmel High School, St Oswald's, and St Anne and St Joseph's primary schools in Accrington, Sacred Heart in Church, St Mary's in Clayton-le-Moors and St Mary's in Oswaldtwistle gathered at the Market Hall for a two-hour show on Wednesday.
Picture gallery: Thousands flock to Accrington for Christmas lights
The 2011 winner performed to cheering crowds outside the Market Hall and was joined on stage by fellow musicians We Are Tiger Heart, Hannah Joy, Redd, Amy-Jo Clough and Matt Fitzgerald.
Britain's Got Talent winner to perform at Accrington Christmas lights switch-on
The festive fun will kick off at 6pm with entertainment outside the Market Hall before Jai McDowall helps flick the Christmas lights switch.
Storage Hunter star Jesse to deliver Christmas card to young artist
Accrington Market Online is calling on children to get arty this Christmas by designing their very own Christmas card.
This year, you can be Santa Claus too
Dozens of toys and games have already been donated to Accrington Lions as part of the annual Christmas Toy Appeal, supported by the Accrington Observer.