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Marks & Spencer
15:56, 11 MAY 2018
Town businesses given new grant incentive to spruce up shop fronts
Shop owners' required contribution under the THI scheme has been halved
REVEALED: Chain stores set to replace TOFS in Accrington
But Arndale chiefs have not given up on the discount outlet staying in the town
Town centre discount outlet TOFS clearance to close down this month
The store moved into the former Marks and Spencer unit on Broadway last year
'Frenzied' bargain hunters clear shelves at Accrington discount store
TOFS Clearance closed today to restock after selling any three items for a fiver
Discount shop to open at former Marks and Spencer store
The Original Factory Shop is moving into the Accrington Arndale Centre
Thefts on the up since police moved into town centre - traders claim
It comes as figures show shoplifting on the rise in the town
New Year’s honour for MD of training group
A Baxenden man has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for a career spent helping thousands of trainees and apprentices.
Afghanistan war zone medal for fighter engineer
A GREAT Harwood fighter jet engineer has been presented with a medal for his service in Afghanistan with the Royal Navy.
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.
Cafe worker who stiole £850 from charity faces jail
A YOUNG mum who embezzled over £850 from Accrington’s Age Concern cafe using the charity’s debit card has been told to expect a prison sentence.
Warning as bag snatcher strikes twice
AN ELDERLY woman was left with a dislocated shoulder after a man snatched her bag.
Thomas says thank you to dedicated carers
A TEENAGER left fighting for his life after a car smash has raised more than £5,000 for the hospital and rehabilitation centre that helped him.
Plans could wreck town, appeal told
RETAILERS who fear their businesses would be seriously affected if an out-of-town retail park expands spoke out during a public inquiry this week.
Shoplift trio strike at M&S store
THESE are the women police want to speak to in connection with a large-scale theft from Accrington’s Marks and Spencer store.
Lucky readers win festive M and S prizes
CHRISTMAS came early for two lucky readers who won prizes in a fantastic Observer competition.
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Giant rivals in ‘store wars’ confrontation
TWO huge conglomerates are locked in a "store wars" controversy which could affect the future of Accrington town centre.
Setback as little Ryan is taken ill
LITTLE Ryan Cottrell's dream holiday to see Santa in Lapland is hanging in the balance after doctors told the youngster he will have to undergo an iron transfusion.
Police welcome new ASBO for ‘one-man crimewave’ Aspin
A HYNDBURN thief has become the first crook in East Lancashire to be given a second Anti-Social Behaviour Order.
Norden reaches its fund-raising target
STAFF and pupils at Norden High School, Rishton, are jumping for joy after reaching a fund-raising target of £50,000.
Windows smashed in rampage
A MAN has appeared in court accused of arming himself with a hammer and smashing dozens of windows at stores and shops in Accrington town centre.
Super-fit dad dead in a month
SUPER-FIT David Fawcett died just a month after being laid low by a rare disease.