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Ex-Observer owner in speech about history of newspapers in Accrington

Richard Crossley, former owner of the Observer, will be giving a speech entitled 125 Years of Accrington Newspapers next week.

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Former owner Richard Crossley will be giving a speech entitled 125 Years of Accrington Newspapers next week.

The Whalley resident is the guest during the meeting of the Hyndburn Local History Society on Thursday, December 6. It takes place in the lecture room of Accrington Library, St James Street, Accrington at 7.30pm.

Visitors are welcome to attend individual meetings, space permitting.

Admission is £2.50 per meeting.

Subscriptions of £10 may be paid at any meeting.

Enquiries to Hon Secretary 01254 237229 or Hon Chairman 01254 235880.