How we use Cookies

All stories for 01 Aug 2008

Devoted dad dies in golf tragedy

A DEVOTED dad has died at the age of 40 after collapsing on a golf course.

Man on child rape charge

TWO Accrington men have been charged in connection with the abduction and rape of a schoolgirl.

Sneak thief plucks parrot from perch

A SINGLE feather was all that was left after a burglar plucked a parrot from its perch in an Accrington garage.

The number's up for Countdown's Carol - but Tim's on her side

A 1980s QUIZ champ has backed Carol Vorderman’s £1M pay demand – and lifted the lid on how she was fighting for a starkly different deal more than 20 years ago.

Plate theft link to drive-offs

SOARING fuel prices could be behind a spate of number plate thefts.

Thomas says thank you to dedicated carers

A TEENAGER left fighting for his life after a car smash has raised more than £5,000 for the hospital and rehabilitation centre that helped him.

Husband influenced hairdresser's fraud

A FORMER Accrington hairdresser who fraudulently obtained £900,000 to buy two seaside homes has had her jail sentence slashed by two-thirds in London’s Appeal Court.

School head takes Academy post in city

A HEADTEACHER who revolutionised an Oswaldtwistle high school is taking on a new role at a city academy.

Clarke's mission

STRIKER Jamie Clarke aims to put his injury nightmare behind him and fire the Reds towards the top of the League Two table when the season kicks off on August 9.it is."

Accrington aiming for a fan-tastic cup win

BIG HITTER Graham Lloyd wants the Accrington supporters to urge his side on to Worsley Cup success.

It's all good fun says Allan

ALLAN Armer won’t get caught up in any of the banter between title rivals Great Harwood and Baxenden and is just concentrating on the job in hand.

Clarke out to end 20-year drought

DAMIAN Clarke is hoping he can celebrate his 20th year playing cricket by finally winning some silverware.

Gary is loving the Enfield experience

GARY Brent certainly has the enthusiasm demanded of a professional in the Lancashire League.

Jamie sets his goal

Accrington Stanley 0 Burnley 3: NEW LOAN signing Jamie Clarke was rueing the one that got away - but hopes there are plenty more chances to shine for Accrington.

Moore unlucky not to get deal: Coleman

Burscough 3 Accrington Stanley 1: ACCRINGTON Stanley boss John Coleman won't be offering contracts to any of the trialists who played against Burscough as he builds his squad for the new season.

Josh is kart champ

NOVICE kart driver Josh Graham decided it would be fun to to combine his holiday in Jersey with a spot of relaxed racing.