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07:00, 26 APR 2013
Police act after big increase in flashers in Accrington
An elderly woman in Accrington was left shaken after discovering a man performing a sex act near her lounge window, prompting police to warn people to draw their curtains to stop them becoming victims.
Jobs axed as town hall cuts £1.2m from budget
Town hall bosses say the jobs will be lost through voluntary redundancy and early retirement
Police hunt for attackers who assaulted teen girl on way to college in Accrington
Detectives are appealing for information after a teenage girl was assaulted as she walked to college in Accrington.
Probe launched after wall collapses onto bus stop
The Health and Safety Executive is investigating after dozens of bricks fell on a bus stop near a derelict mill.
Festive spirit at Accrington's big Christmas lights switch-on
Christmas has officially started in Accrington. Hundreds attended the Christmas lights switch-on in the town centre on Thursday night to see our shining stars eight-year-old Ethan Naisbitt and Patrick Batt, 21, flick the switch.
New faces join police teams
A new police sergeant has taken charge of the Neighbourhood Policing Team at Accrington.
Vote 2011: Tories lose out in Hyndburn as Labour take control - video
Labour have taken control of Hyndburn council after eight years of unbroken Conservative rule.
Voters go to the polls in local elections
Council Tax will be frozen again next year – if the Conservatives regain control of Hyndburn Council at the election on May 5.
New figures show worst crime areas
Spring Hill is the worst area for crime in Hyndburn, according to new figures released by the Home Office.
Former Labour loyalist props up the Tories
The man cast as the Nick Clegg-style kingmaker of Hyndburn politics has sensationally promised to keep the town hall in Tory hands.
Council election - candidates announced
The runners and riders have been announced for the Hyndburn Council local elections to be held on May 6, with two councillors announcing they will stand down.
Licence scheme will root out rogue landlords
The government has backed a scheme to license private landlords in large parts of Accrington and Church.
Gang kicked dog in air and threatened to do same to owner
A DOG was viciously attacked by a gang of youths while walking through Milnshaw Park, Accrington, with its owner.
Burnley Crown Court
Drug dealer used fake handgun
A CONVICTED drug dealer who used an imitation handgun to rob a woman and her teenage daughter as they went on a lunchtime walk in the park has been jailed for over five years.
'I spy' with cab cameras
SPY cameras are to be fitted in cabs across Hyndburn in a pilot scheme designed to safeguard both drivers and their passengers.
More power to the people?
THE outlying districts of Hyndburn could get their own elected town councils if the idea proves popular.
Final warning as dogs foul graves
GRIEVING families have been horrified to find dog dirt on the graves of their loved ones.
Borough name change: The public will decide
THE people of Hyndburn will have the final say on whether or not the name of the borough should be changed.
Residents' horror as rats invade
HUNDREDS of rats are plaguing Accrington streets according to horrified residents.
Terror of mum robbed at gunpoint
A TERRIFIED mother has spoken of the moment a gun-wielding masked thug mugged her in broad daylight.
Rebel councillor to quit Labour group
A WAR of words has erupted after a Hyndburn councillor announced his plans to leave the Labour group and become an Independent.
Malcolm coins in just £1 in expenses
HYNDBURN councillor Malcolm Pritchard shows off his annual expenses - just £1.
Drunken yobs in graves shocker
TEARAWAY teens on a drinking spree are believed to have toppled 17 gravestones at Church and Clayton-le-Moors Cemetery.
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