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19:01, 18 JUL 2016
Accrington school the first in Lancashire to receive coveted Unicef award
Pupils and staff at Peel Park primary school are celebrating after receiving the Level 2 Rights Respecting School Award
Looking back: Snooker stars, Chaigley Manor trip and Accrington Stanley
We take a look at former Observer photographer Garth Dawson's snaps from yesteryear
Lifesaving defibrillators to be installed in Huncoat
They will be installed at The Black Bull Pub, The Railway Pub and Mapleford Nursing Home
Hyndburn schools which contain asbestos are named
Lancashire County Council provided the details under an Observer Freedom of Information request
GALLERY: Hyndburn schools celebrate success in Lancashire School Games
St Mary's School in Oswaldtwistle took home the gold in girls' football
Accrington and Rossendale College
Accrington couple share their recipe after 60 years of marriage
Jimmy and Jenny Robertshaw celebrate their Diamond Wedding this week
New play area in Accrington park officially unveiled
The Peel Park upgrade follows a £30,000 grant to the Friends of Arden Hall and the Coppice
Tributes paid to former Mayor of Hyndburn Pam Barton
Council colleagues have spoken of their shock and sadness after Coun Barton lost her battle with cancer this morning
Three generations in The Sound of Music
A grandmother from Huncoat will share the stage with her daughter and granddaughter
Lead thieves target primary school for a THIRD time
Peel Park primary school in Accrington has suffered more than £1,000 damage in recent months
Accrington Stanley FC
Stanley fans launch £25K fundraising drive to improve changing rooms snubbed by Roy Hodgson
Fans hope to improve the facilities which prompted the current England boss to take his Fulham team to a nearby hotel
Police called to reports of sexual assault at popular town park
Police said they were called to Peel Park in Accrington in the early hours of Saturday, December 13.
Accrington's Reece Bibby and Stereo Kicks make it through to X Factor quarter finals
The band received a standing ovation from all four judges for their impressive performance of Elton John’s Don’t Let The Sun Go Down
Cancer charity boost after fashion show
The fashion show, held at The Peel Park Hotel, attracted more than 100 people and raised a whopping £650 for Hyndburn Macmillan.
Hundreds expected at Accrington Cricket Club for Bonfire Night
Organisers said they are hoping for an improvement in the weather after last year's washout.
Tragic Olivia missed out on vital flu vaccine
Twelve-year-old Olivia died suddenly of a heart condition at Manchester Children’s Hospital, just four days after falling ill with the flu.
X Factor star at old school
Pupils at Peel Park Primary School were delighted by the visit of old boy and singing starlet Reece Bibby.
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.
Residents hit out over plans for a new 31-home development
Nearly 20 households have objected to plans to build a 31-home development.
The nominations for schools are in!
The nominations are in as people across Hyndburn have been voting for the school they think deserves School of the Year at the Hyndburn Sports Awards.
Boy, 10, dreams of Paralympic glory
Ethan Naisbitt was given only a 10 per cent chance of survival after doctors told him he would need surgery to remove most of his left leg. But, after a host of outstanding recent swims, Ethan, 10, is now dreaming of competing at the 2020 Games in Tokyo.
Boy, 9, is leukemia story inspiration
Rieli Biggins, aged nine, had to undergo three years of chemotherapy at the Royal Manchester Children’s Oncology Ward after being diagnosed at just three and a half years old.
Accrington Pals obelisk is backed
Hyndburn council bosses intend to build the structure as a monument to the Accrington Pals.
Stanley player’s Easter surprise
Striker Marcus Carver visited youngsters at Peel Park Primary School to hand out Easter eggs to the winners of the school’s annual egg decorating competition.