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Editor, Accrington Observer
Gareth Tidman has been the editor of the Accrington Observer since 2011.
He has 15 years experience as a journalist in a career that has spanned Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire, and he has been nominated for a number of press awards as an editor.