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15:04, 25 OCT 2017
Hyndburn haunts ready for Halloween fun - your events guide
More than 20 businesses are taking part in Accrington's first 'Trick or Treat Week'
Thefts on the up since police moved into town centre - traders claim
It comes as figures show shoplifting on the rise in the town
Tributes paid to 'legendary' Rhyddings head Joyce Moore OBE
She was the first female head of a comprehensive in East Lancashire
Supermarket team leader stole £6,000 from tills to pay off 'spiralling' debts
Sarah Louise Power was a 'trusted' team leader at the Co-Op store in Oswaldtwistle
Police issue CCTV appeal to identify man
It follows an incident at the Co-op on Pickup Street in Clayton-le-Moors on September 10
'Honorary aunt' burgled close friend's home after victim refused to lend her cash
Lynn Allonby sneaked into the house in Rishton and stole her purse
Staff 'shaken' after attempted armed robbery
Police said they were called to the Co-Op store on Union Road in Oswaldtwistle following reports two men entered the shop carrying knives.
Tributes paid after death of long-serving cricket chairman Tony Marsden
Tony was chairman of Church and Oswaldtwistle CC for 16 years
Knife-wielding man robs Co-Op store in Oswaldtwistle
Police said a man pulled a knife on staff and demanded money
PICTURES: Six cars destroyed in suspected arson in Rishton
Firefighters were called to the Audi Motorsport garage workshop on Brook Street at 1.30am this morning
Police appeal after purse containing £350 stolen in Rishton
A woman left her purse on a bollard outside the Co-op on Harwood while she was talking to a friend
Couple celebrate Diamond wedding anniversary with friends and family
Jack and Lily Mason from Accrington marked 60 years of marriage and received a card from the Queen
Chemist's pocket sized guide aims to give fasting help
The guide is now available from the Pickup Street chemist with specially tailored health tips, including advice on managing minor ailments.
‘Desperate’ robber grabbed more than £30k during raids
Jason Thompson used the knife to threaten female staff – including a pregnant woman – at six travel agents, stealing thousands of pounds in currency and travellers cheques during the daylight robberies.
Police warning after 'skimming device' found on Oswaldtwistle cash machine
The device was found at a cash machine outside The Co-op.
Hyndburn police shoplifting appeal
The suspects are wanted in connection with crimes in Rishton and Clayton-le-Moors
Medication stolen from Accrington pharmacy
Police are investigating after a 'small amount' of prescription medication was taken from the Co-op pharmacy
Tributes paid to two charity fundraisers
Ann Stuttard and Alan Dempsey raised thousands of pounds for various charities.
Children help to open new Co-op
The ceremony was held at the new Co-operative after it relocated from the High Street to larger premises on Harwood Road.
Driver flees after supermarket smash
Police are hunting the driver of a car that smashed into an Oswaldtwistle supermarket last night.
Win a summer of family fun with the Co-operative Food
To celebrate the Co-operative’s family fun promotion currently running in their stores, we have teamed up with the UK’s top attractions to give Accrington Observer readers a chance to win one of five sets of family tickets, for great days out this summer.
Fair thefts are a sign of the times
A funfair boss is baffled after thieves swiped 40 of his advertising signs from around the borough.
Brothers charged over series of robberies
Two brothers have been charged in connection in with a series of robberies - including four armed robberies in the Accrington and Rossendale areas. Dean Sykes, 25, of Cawdar Court, Farnworth, has been charged with 18 offences of robbery.
Supermarket giant Tesco given go-ahead for extra sales space
Controversial plans for Accrington’s soon-to-be-opened Tesco store to increase its retail space have been passed by planning chiefs – just days before it is due to open.