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12:05, 18 JUL 2017
Tributes after death of former Hyndburn Mayor John Broadley
His wife Jean said popular John was a 'loving father and husband'
Ex pub landlady Betty Taylor, 81, pens first children's book
Betty, of Great Harwood, wrote Harry the Hedgehog to fundraise for the Heads Together campaign
Accrington Carnival gets £3,500 boost from NLTG
Organisers of June's event have also revealed plans for 'Carnival Royalty'
Company boss travels to Buckingham Palace to pick up OBE
Dr Antony Bannan, who was raised in Accrington, received his medal from Prince Charles
Tributes paid to 29-year-old who made people 'smile and laugh'
Sam Hindley, who was born with a genetic disorder, passed away on October 29
Army cadet, 16, honoured for "exceptional service"
Francesca Moriarty, from Accrington, won the Lord-Lieutenant's Certificate of Merit
Rain fails to dampen festive spirit as borough celebrates Queen's birthday
Street parties and commemorative events braved the downpours in honour of the Queen's official 90th birthday
Hyndburn gets ready to celebrate Queen's 90th birthday
Groups across the borough are preparing the bunting ahead of parties this weekend
Can you throw a street party to remember for the Queen's 90th birthday?
The Patron's Lunch is a perfect opportunity for people to have fun and raise money for good causes
Charity campaigner Susan Johnson honoured with MBE at Buckingham Palace
The Accrington Macmillan campaigner received the award from Prince William
Accrington soldier shot while on duty presents poppy to PM David Cameron
Sam Taylor joined other service personnel to mark the start of the Royal British Legion's poppy appeal
Accrington nurse appointed with title of Queen's Nurse
Lisa Murray is one of more than 700 nurses in the UK to receive the prestigious award
Pupils from across Hyndburn plant trees to celebrate the Queen's record breaking reign
A ceremony with the Mayor and town crier Rawden Kerr was held at the Haworth Art Gallery
Excitement mounts in countdown to this weekend's historic 50th anniversary Accrington Carnival
The Soundcasters, who formed in the same year as the first carnival, will be among entertainment at the colourful event
Inspirational Accrington tutor receives prestigious award from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
Carl Morris, who is a tutor at NLTG in Accrington, received the City and Guilds of London Institute’s President’s Award
Accrington VE Day veteran recounts memories of victory in Europe
Harry Dickinson, 91 was in Germany when victory was declared
PICTURES: Hyndburn celebrates the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe
We look at the VE Day commemorations in the borough and nationwide and delve back into our Observer archives from May 1945
Accrington and Rossendale College
Buckingham Palace invite for Accrington and Rossendale College tutors
Lee Hyatt, Christine Brand, Marc Smith and Eileen Melling have all been invited to attend the Royal Garden Party in May
Inspirational charity volunteer celebrates her 100th birthday
Ada Gibson, from Clayton-le-Moors, raised thousands of pounds for charity after learning to swim at the age of 75
Oswaldtwistle couple cleared of leaking stories about Royals
John and Claire Hardy have been cleared by a jury following a trail at the Old Bailey.
Accrington care home residents celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
Margaret and Stanley Dawson received a congratulation message from the Queen to mark the Platinum milestone
Tributes paid to a charity champion
Keith Sowerbutts, 85, from the Hollins nursing home passed away on January 6.
Couple on trial accused of leaking Royal stories
Former Colour Sergeant at Sandhurst John Hardy, 44, of Millbrook Close, Oswaldtwistle, is alleged to have been paid nearly £24,000 by The Sun in exchange for scoops and exclusives about the princes time at Sandhurst, the Old Bailey heard.
Awards presentation held at Hollins Technology College
The inaugural awards night was organised to celebrate the success of pupils who have achieved their Bronze Award.