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16:35, 17 APR 2015
Renowned wildlife artist shows off her collection in Accrington
Pollyanna Pickering will exhibit at the Haworth Art Gallery until June 7
Celebrating a year of ‘weird and wonderful’
Weird and Wonderful on Whalley Road, Accrington, is described as a natural history store which specialises in taxidermy and entomology.
Beavers get hands dirty to clean churchyard
Members of the 1st All Saints group took part in a community Scout project by tidying, weeding and planting in the yard at All Saints Church.
Hundreds visit canal heritage weekend
The ‘clogs, cotton, coal and chemicals’ themed family event was held at the Masonic Hall and Leeds Liverpool Canal in Clayton-le-Moors over three-days.
Museum which has had only two visitors in 22 years is to close
Clayton Hall in Clayton-le-Moors was granted permission in 1992 to be rebuilt and a museum created along with an Ice House, walled garden picnic area and car park.
Beavers sleep with sharks at fishy stop-over
Members of the 1st All Saints group travelled with youngsters from St Paul’s Oswaldtwistle, 109 Loyola and Great Harwood Parish for the sleepover at The Deep Aquarium in Hull.
Oswaldtwistle school goes back in time for war project
Around 40 youngsters at Broadfield Specialist School in Oswaldtwistle will work with local artists and historians to investigate what life was like for young people left ‘Home Alone’ as their fathers and brothers went to war.
Accrington and Rossendale College
Haworth Art Gallery shortlisted for arts bursary
Users will be able to vote for the gallery in an online poll.
Hyndburn history museum moves to Accrington Arndale Centre
The Hyndburn Heritage and Community Group (HHCG) has attracted thousands of people since setting up in the Market Hall last year and will now open a new exhibit space at the former H Samuel unit.
Your very special guide to a summer of fun and activities
An unmissable guide to which fun activities to keep your children occupied are going on in your area over the summer holiday
Daughter’s pride as she unveils dad’s world-renowned brick making creation
The scaled down version of the 1909 Double Brick Press machine was created by the late Thurston Smith, who worked at the brickworks, in the 1970s.
An ironing board and 50 Shades of Grey
A controversial artist is back at Haworth art gallery with a second collection of works – this time inspired by his wife’s ironing
Artist’s war horse for film legend Steven Spielberg
An artist is working on a drawing destined to hang from a wall in the home of Steven Spielberg. Jo Taylor has been commissioned to create a charcoal for the award-winning director to mark the release of his new blockbuster Warhorse.
Pages stolen from Pals' diary
AN irreplaceable piece of Hyndburn's history has been lost forever after pages from the Accrington Pals' war diary were stolen.