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16:54, 26 NOV 2013
Bonfire Night events in and around Accrington: It’s going to be a cracker
Fireworks displays will be lighting up the borough this weekend as part of Bonfire Night celebrations.
Man attacked with brick in Oswaldtwistle
A man was smashed around the head with a brick as he walked home from a friend's house in Oswaldtwistle.
Churches targeted in latest crimewave
Burglars have targeted seven Hyndburn churches, stealing electrical equipment worth thousands and collection money. Police said the raids have all taken place in the last six weeks, while a nursery has been attacked twice.
Firefighter flies out to join Japan tsunami rescue effort
A retired firefighter from Oswaldtwistle has flown to Japan to help with the rescue operation after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami left thousands dead.
A community’s tribute to little triplet Joshua
A bench has been placed in Oswaldtwistle in memory of tiny triplet Joshua Whittaker in time for the sixth anniversary of his death.
40 years of the Crown Ground is marked
Forty years ago this week 22 footballers stepped on to Accrington Stanley’s Crown Ground for the first time. One of those men was Dave Baron, a Stanley stalwart, who joined the club as a 15-year-old, went on to manage them and is now a life vice president.
Stolen car is crashed into police vehicle
Police are hunting up to four men after a stolen car crashed into a police car.
Thrilling cup finals fitting finale to a great season on court
With the season now completed with the two cup finals, once again the plans are already being made for next year.
Residents evacuated after blast fears
Residents had to be evacuated after firefighters discovered a gas canister which could have ‘exploded like a bomb’ while tackling an allotment blaze.
Hero's return for Haiti rescue firefighter
AS a volunteer with the UK International Search and Rescue Team, Andy Barnes is on standby to fly out to an earthquake disaster zone anywhere at a moment’s notice.
Andy the Haiti hero
AN Oswaldtwistle fireman came out of retirement to rescue desperate survivors of the Haiti earthquake.
Wool shop display is a perl-er
AN Oswaldtwistle wool shop owner has impressed passers-by with her festive knitting display.
Businessman Khan is ‘honoured’ to land key post for disability charity
ACCRINGTON Stanley shareholder Ilyas Khan has been named as the next chairman of national disability charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.
Fans team up to help save Stanley
ACCRINGTON Stanley fans have set up a "Fighting Fund" as they look to make sure the League Two club doesn’t go out of business.
Rescue plan needs to be the business
STANLEY chief executive Rob Heys insists the Reds will not go into administration, following the shock announcement that the club owes the taxman £300,000.
Fight for survival
TODAY is a critical day for Accrington Stanley, as the club’s future rests in the hands of the taxman over a £300,000 debt.
Desert foot race for Stanley shareholder Ilyas
ACCRINGTON Stanley shareholder Ilyas Khan will step into the unknown tomorrow when he begins a six-day, 250km endurance foot race through Namibian sand dunes.
Lodge dredged in search for body of murder victim
POLICE divers have been dredging Stanhill’s Kemp Delph in a bid to find the body of murdered rapist Alan Lee Street.
Lancashire County Council
Sign of the times for drivers
INTERACTIVE signs to stop speeding on Hyndburn’s roads have been given the go-ahead.
Villagers plan to draw up homes strategy
RESIDENTS who recently won a battle against a plan to build new homes in their village are looking at ways to stop future development wars.
Saints edged out in thriller
FOOTBALL reports from around the local grounds ...
Residents win homes battle
VILLAGERS have won a David and Goliath battle against a property developer.
Badgers' fine fightback
JUNIOR FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: All the latest reports ...
Residents’ anger over homes plan
A FINAL decision on a controversial plan to build 59 homes in Stanhill is expected shortly.